What’s On TV? – Monday (8/26/19) – Missy Elliott Gets Her Due & James Bond Gets His Man

It’s a fun-filled night full of pop culture references and icons from Missy Elliott to James Bond. If “Bond…James Bond” isn’t your cup of tea, there’s bound to be some memorable moments on tonight’s MTV VMAs or some good laughs on “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” “Lodge 49,” or “American Dad.”

Pick of the Day:

“2019 MTV Music Video Awards” on MTV at 8:00 PM ET

The 39th annual “MTV Video Music Awards” airs tonight so get ready for some star-studded fun. Hosted by Sebastian Maniscalco, tonight’s ceremony boasts performances by some of the biggest names in music and pop culture like Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, A.$.A.P. Ferg, Big Sean, Ozuna, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., the Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift, among others. Tonight’s awards are sure to cause a social media frenzy, as the iconic Missy Elliott is this year’s Video Vanguard honoree. So gear up for some show-stopping performances, crazy fashion choices and mic drop moments.

Movies on TV:

“Goldfinger” on BBC America at 8:00 PM ET

This classic James Bond film from 1964 stars Sean Connery as the suave spy who uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. The third film in the franchise, “Goldfinger” was a huge success when released and featured the memorable theme song of the same name by Dame Shirley Bassey. With a great plot full of action and suspense along with performances by Connery, Gert Fröbe, Honor Blackman, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell, Harold Sakata and others, this is great watch tonight.

“Youth in Revolt” on FLIXe at 10:00 PM ET

Michael Cera is sly and funny in this 2009 dramedy/romance about a young man pursuing his dream girl and hoping to lose his virginity. More than just your average teen movie, Cera shines while playing Nick Twisp and his alter ego, French bad-boy Francois. A loner with a dysfunctional family, 16-year-old Nick doesn’t have a chance with Sheeni (Portia Doubleday), but maybe with the help of Francois he does after all. Smart and funny dialogue along with great performances makes this a fun and engaging watch.

Other movies on tonight:

  • “The Green Mile” (AMC) at 5:00 p.m. ET
  • “Batman Returns” (Sundance) at 6:00 p.m. ET
  • “Sweet Home Alabama” (Freeform) at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • “Aquaman” (HBO) at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • “Goldfinger” (BBC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Adventureland” (Flix) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie” (FX) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Edge of Tomorrow” (SYFY) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Maltese Falcon” (TCM) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Aviator” (TMC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The House” (TNT) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” (Starz) at 8:29 p.m. ET
  • “Fargo” (Encore) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Hancock” (Freeform) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Batman” (Sundance) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Youth in Revolt” (FLIXe) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Dodsworth” (TCM) at 10:00 p.m. ET

Catch up with these new episodes also airing tonight:

  • “Bachelor in Paradise” (ABC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Live PD: Police Patrol” (A&E) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Beat Shazam” (Fox) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “2019 MTV Video Music Awards” (BET/CMT/MTV/VH1) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “American Ninja Warrior” (NBC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “90 Day Fiancee: The Other Way” (TLC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Terror” (AMC) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Below Deck Mediterranean” (Bravo) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Our Boys” (HBO) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “American Pickers” (History) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Grand Hotel” (ABC) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “House Hunters” (HGTV) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “On Becoming a God in Central Florida” (Showtime) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “American Dad” (TBS) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Lodge 49” (AMC) at 10:01 p.m. ET

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