TV Picks for Monday, Aug. 25: ‘The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards,’ ‘Masterpiece Mystery’ and ‘Under the Dome’
‘66th Primetime Emmy Awards’
So many choices. Best-actress nominees Robin Wright or Kerry Washington? Best-actor nominees Bryan Cranston or Matthew McConaughey? Best-drama series “Downton Abbey” or “Game of Thrones”? Who are your picks? Join host Seth Meyers for this annual celebration of television to see who wins. Live at 5 p.m. (repeated at 8 p.m.) Monday, Aug. 25 on NBC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Monday
“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners (Live).
“MasterChef,” 8 p.m. (Fox): The remaining contestants receive hometown encouragement as they prepare savory apple dishes; while the challenge winner is safe from elimination, the other contestants form teams of two and make a variety of pot stickers.
“America’s Next Top Model” 9 p.m. (The CW): Semifinalists model various seasons in a limited amount of time during a rigorous subway challenge; a nighttime photo shoot at the beach gets steamy.
“Masterpiece Mystery!,” 8 p.m. (KBTC): “Poirot, Season 12: Dead Man’s Folly” — An old friend invites Poirot to a murder hunt game.
“Under the Dome,” 10 p.m. (CBS): Barbie is apprehended by mysterious men and relentlessly interrogated about the Dome; Big Jim forms a deal that could permanently seal the fate of the Chester’s Mill residents.
“Operation Change,” 10 p.m. (OWN): A village in Papua New Guinea has been overrun by decades of tribal warfare; the team works with the people of Saviza in implementing basic hygiene and planting trees; Snejana spends time with the local women as they tell stories of war and loss.
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