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What’s On TV – Monday (6/17/19) – The Stars Shine Bright Tonight at ‘2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards’

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From the 1930s to today, glitz, glamour and A-list Hollywood floods the screen tonight giving audiences a plethora of options to unwind. Whether you want to see how many golden popcorns “Game of Thrones” will take home or which Bachelor will get a rose on tonight’s episode, television has got you covered. And don’t forget to catch the season premiere of one of this summer’s most anticipated, splashy and beautiful series.

Pick of the Day:

“2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards” (MTV) at 9:00 p.m. ET

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Kiernana Shipka & Ross Lynch on the red carpet at 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Who will receive a golden popcorn this year? Tonight’s annual ceremony promises to bring together some of the biggest names in Hollywood as they continue to highlight great performances with their gender-neutral honors. This year’s show is hosted by “Shazam!” himself, Zachary Levi. Superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will receive this year’s prestigious Generation award, while Jada Pinkett Smith is set to receive the Trailblazer award. To keep the fun, young Hollywood vibe, the show will also feature musical performances by Lizzo and Bazzi

Movies on TV:

“Bombshell” (TCM) at 8:00 p.m. ET

Scene from Bombshell

This 1933 comedy, starring Jean Harlow and based on the life of Clara Bow (Hollywood’s first “It Girl”), shines a spotlight on the craziness that was the classic Hollywood studio system. Harlow plays a sexpot film star who’s tired of the studio grind and her freeloading family, so she tries to domestic her image by marrying a marquis and adopting a baby. 

Other movies on tonight:

  • “Transformers” (TNT) at 7:45 p.m. ET
  • “Armageddon” (AMC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Saving Private Ryan” (BBC America) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Inglorious Basterds” (Flix) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Purge” (FX) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Airplane!” (Sundance) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Bombshell” (TCM) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Marshall” (TMC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Mean Girls” (HBO) at 8:20 p.m. ET
  • “Ghostbusters II” (SYFY) at 8:27 p.m. ET
  • “Pitch Perfect” (Freeform) at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • “Inception” (Cinemax) at 9:05 p.m. ET
  • “Erin Brochovich” (Starz) at 9:07 p.m. ET
  • “The Purge: Anarchy” (FX) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Total Recall” (AMC) at 10:05 p.m. ET

New on Streaming:

“Yardie” on Amazon Prime

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Aml Ameen in Yardie

Based on the book by the same name, Yardie, the 2018 British crime drama is the feature film directorial debut of Idris Elba. Set in the 1970s and 80s in Jamaica and England, the film centers on a young Jamaican man who witnesses the murder of his brother, with his past catching up to him as he immigrates to England.

Don’t forget to leave us your review in the comments if you catch one of these movies tonight.

Season Premieres:

“Grand Hotel” (ABC) at 10:00 p.m. ET

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Cast of ABC’s Grand Hotel

Executive produced by Eva Longoria, “Grand Hotel” is a provocative, family drama set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Based on the Spanish series, the show is full of wealthy, beautiful people, scandal and secrets making for must-see tv that will reel the audience in week after week. This much-anticipated summer television series starring Demian Bichir and Roselyn Sanchez, centers around Latinos in power. At a time when diversity and representation matters, “Grand Hotel’s” family drama will unravel over thirteen episodes in a push to redefine how Latinos are portrayed on television.

New Episodes:


  • “The Bachelorette” (ABC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Street Outlaws: Full Throttle” (Discovery) 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Beat Shazam” (Fox) 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
  • “A Haunting” (Travel) at 8:00 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
  • “American Pickers” (History) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Teen Mom 2” (MTV) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Euphoria” (HBO) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “American Dad” (TBS) at 10:00 p.m. ET

 Drop a line in the comments below to let us know what you’re watching tonight!


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Isabella DeLeo

Now I want to watch “Bombshell.”


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