The Emmys, ‘American Horror Story,’ ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


Dancing with the Stars: Rick Perry and Ryan Lochte are competing this season, giving me two good reasons to either hate watch or avoid this season altogether. Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

So You Think You Can Dance: It’s the season finale for the “Next Generation” season — and if the ratings are any indication, it might very well be the series finale. BRING BACK THE GROWN-UPS. 7 p.m., FOX

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Samantha interviews the Mexican immigrant leader of  Latinos for Trump. I suspect it won’t go well for him. 9:30 p.m., TBS


Extremis: An award-winning documentary about end-of-life care, and the harrowing choices people have to make. Netflix

America’s Got Talent: The finalists –half of which are singers this year — perform one last time for the $1 million prize. When did this become American Idol, guys? 7 p.m., NBC

TED Talks: Speakers discuss innovative approaches to education and the impact of micromanaging children. 9 p.m., PBS


American Horror Story: We still don’t know what this season is going to be about. Are you intrigued or just annoyed? Yeah, I can’t decide either. Season premiere. 9 p.m., FX

Documentary Now!: The best documentary spoof series is back with their take on The War Room. Season premiere. 9 p.m., IFC

Blindspot: Jane is recaptured by the FBI in the second season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

America’s Got Talent: A winner is announced. I bet it’ll be a singer. Season finale. 7 p.m., NBC

MasterChef: A winner is chosen. I bet it’ll be a cook. Season finale. 7 p.m., FOX


Project Runway: Make it work. The 90-minute season premiere. 8 p.m., Lifetime

Beauty and the Beast: In the series finale, Cat  and Vincent make the ultimate sacrifice. 8 p.m., The CW

The Blair Witch Project: The surprise sequel hits theaters on Friday. Rewatch the terrifying original. 8 p.m., Syfy


High Maintenance: HBO is bringing its webseries about a pot delivery guy and his clients to television. Series premiere. (Sort of, you can watch the webseries on HBO GO now.)  10 p.m., HBO

Fleabag: Welcome to your new British comedy obsession. Amazon

Arq: It’s a time looping movie from an Orphan Black writer. Netflix

Z Nation: Two hour season premiere. 7 p.m., Syfy


The Revenant: That Leonardo DiCaprio movie about the forbidden love between a man and a bear. 7 p.m., HBO

2016 Creative Emmy Awards: How much of a television geek are you though, really? enough to watch the Creative Emmys? Then you’re in luck.  7 p.m., FXX

Tremors marathon: The very best movies about sand worms that star Reba Mcentire, Michael Gross, Fred Ward and Kevin Bacon. 5 p.m., Sundance


The 2016 Emmy Awards: Prize time! 7 p.m., ABC

The Case of: JonBenét Ramsay: 20 years after the murder of the tiny beauty queen, investigators take a new look at the unsolved case. Series premiere.  7:30 p.m., CBS

Bob’s Burgers: Season premiere. Oh my God.  6 p.m., FOX

Vice Principals: Endgame. Season finale. 9:30 p.m., HBO

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