SUNDAY: In the words of host Niecy Nash, the 2019 Black Girls Rock Awards celebrate “black women who serve the world with style, grace, class and sass.” Among this year’s honorees are Angela Bassett, Regina King, Ciara, Debra Martin Chase and H.E.R. (8 p.m., BET).
MONDAY: As the third and final season of “The Deuce” begins, it’s 1985 and VHS is overtaking film as the primary medium for porn production and distribution. The lure of the California sunshine, the city’s aggressive takeover of commercial sex properties in Times Square and the impact of the AIDS epidemic mark the end of an era. (9 p.m., HBO).
MONDAY: “Out of Omaha” is an intimate documentary that follows twin brothers Darcell and Darrell Trotter, two young black men coming of age in a racially and economically-divided Midwestern city. Shot over eight years, the film examines how much it takes to overcome disadvantages rooted in historic injustice. (9 p.m., Starz).
TUESDAY: The latest installment of “30 for 30” promises the “unfettered and definitive look” at the life and career of Dennis Rodman. In “Rodman: For Better or Worse,” friends, family, coaches and former teammates comment on his improbable rise from a teen janitor to perhaps the most iconoclastic figure in NBA history. (9 p.m., ESPN).
TUESDAY: The most famous family conflict in American history is examined in “The Feud.” It’s a documentary that examines how the Hatfield-McCoy battles evolved into a mythic American tale of jealousy, rage and revenge. (9 p.m., PBS).
WEDNESDAY: The documentary “9/11: Inside Air Force One” recounts the tragic events of Sept. 11 from inside the presidential jet. The film features interviews with President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secret Service agents and military aides who were on board. (9 p.m., History).
THURSDAY: Expect a few fireworks as the front-runners finally come face-to-face in tonight’s Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University in Houston. The once-massive field has been trimmed to 10, making it a one-night event. (5 p.m. PT; 8 p.m. ET, ABC).
FRIDAY: Presented in rotoscope animation, “Undone” is a wildly offbeat series about a young woman’s complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father’s death. Rosa Salazar and Bob Odenkirk head the cast. (Amazon Prime).
SATURDAY: “The Cheerleader Escort” is the tantalizing title of a new TV movie about a college freshman (Alexandra Beaton) who earns a spot on the cheerleading squad. But her joy turns to shock when she learns that members of the team moonlight as escorts for wealthy alumni. (8 p.m., Lifetime).
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