TV best bets with Emmys, season finales of 'Falling Skies,' 'Covert Affairs,' 'Pretty Little Liars'

The annual Emmys will air Monday night on NBC featuring Seth Meyers as host. Expect a lot of references to Netflix, Matthew McConaughey, "Veep" and "Game of Thrones." And will "Breaking Bad" get a happy farewell with a clutch of Emmy wins?

Plus, the summer is nearing its end and the broadcast networks are about to start their traditional fall seasons.

Among summer season finales: ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" and USA's 'Covert Affairs" Tuesday, ABC's "Motive" and HGTV's "Property Brothers" Wednesday, Syfy's "Defiance" Thursday and TNT's "Falling Skies' Sunday.


"66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" 8 p.m. NBC — Seth Meyers hosts the 66th annual celebration at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. "Game of Thrones" leads all programs with 19 nominations.

"Masterchef " 8 p.m. Fox — The Top 7 chefs compete in a challenge involving savory apple dishes.

"Love & Hip Hop Atlanta " 8 p.m. VH1 — It's reunion time.

"T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle " 9 p.m. VH1 (fourth season summer debut) — A new family business venture centers on lemonade.

"Atlanta Exes " 9:30 p.m. VH1 — Christina tries to bring peace to the group in the aftermath of Tameka's drama-soaked event.

"Hotel Hell " 9 p.m. Fox — Ramsay assists a Vermont hotel owner whose pet-friendly policy has gotten out of hand.

"America's Next Top Model " 9 p.m. the CW — The semi-finalists take part in a rigorous Los Angeles subway challenge to model outfits covering various seasons.

"Dallas " 10 p.m. TNT — News of a family death puts a dark cloud over Southfork.

"Under the Dome " 10 p.m. CBS — Barbie is apprehended by a group of mysterious men who interrogate him about his connection to the Dome.

"Mistresses " 10:01 p.m. ABC — As April works with the FBI to help them find Paul, she tries to keep Lucy in the dark about what's going on between her and Daniel.


"Pretty Little Liars" 8 p.m. ABC Family (fifth season summer finale) — Alison looks for new allies after the girls turn on her, and the girls seek help from Mona since "A" won't allow them to contact the police.

"America's Got Talent" 9 p.m. NBC — Twelve of the top 24 acts perform.

"Iyanla Fix My Life" 9 p.m. OWN (special) — Iyanla visits Ferguson, Missouri.

"Rizzoli & Isles " 9 p.m. TNT — A man dies suspiciously in a bathtub full of ice during a heat wave

"Royal Pains " 9 p.m. USA — Hank treats Cinco's wrist injury while Evan and Paige help Emma catch Oz.

"Covert Affairs " 10 p.m. USA (fifth season summer finale) — Despite Auggie's wishes, Annie helps McQuaid with a tough mission.

"Finding Carter " 10 p.m. MTV — This show shot in Atlanta has been renewed for a second season.

"Hard Knocks " 10 p.m. HBO — The intensity of training camp heats up as fifteen players are cut from the Falcons roster.

"Tyrant " 10 p.m. FX (first season finale) — Barry receives troubling news as he prepares to displace Jamal.


"So You Think You Can Dance" 8 p.m. Fox — Kennesaw's Zack Everhart Jr. is in the top 4.

"The Divide" 9 p.m. WE (first season finale) Christine invites Terry to crash at her place, putting a strain on her relationship with Danny.

"Extant" 9 p.m. CBS Sparks flees with Molly's baby to a remote location.

"Legends" 9 p.m. TNT— Martin poses as an international arms dealer to rescue kidnapped chemist Richard Hubbard.

"Property Brothers" 9 p.m. HGTV (sixth season finale) — A single mom searches for a dream home with help from Drew and Jonathan.

"Who Do You Think You Are?" 9 p.m. TLC (fifth season finale) — Minnie Driver is featured.

"The Bridge" 10 p.m. FX — Dark secrets from Marco's past are uncovered.

" Franklin & Bash" 10 p.m. TNT The guys defend a taxi-service driver who's accused of stealing celebrity handbags.

" Graceland" 10 p.m. USA Briggs hunts for a person who may know of his past crimes while the team pulls off a bank heist they hope will cripple an adversary of Mike's.

" Hot in Cleveland" 10 p.m. TV Land Tensions run high as Victoria is nominated for an Academy Award.

"Motive" 10 p.m. ABC (second season finale) — A case from Cross and Flynn's past reemerges and causes distress for both of them.

"Top Chef: Duels" 10 p.m. Bravo — CJ Jacobson and Stefan Richter square off in culinary battles.

"Taxi Brooklyn" 10:01 p.m. NBC — Half of Brooklyn is put in the dark due to a blackout.


"Defiance" 9 p.m. Syfy (second season finale) — Nolan fights both the Earth Republic and old acquaintances to stop Irisa's destructive plan from becoming a reality.

"Dating Naked" 9 p.m. VH1 — Two disrobed daters named AJ and Liddy, both luckless in love, arrive in paradise seeking a romantic match.

"Project Runway" 9 p.m. Lifetime — The clothiers create unconventional wedding dresses. Kini looks like an early favorite to win.

"Rush" 9 p.m. USA — A rock star introduces Rush to a powerful hallucinogen that changes his perspective entirely.

"Satisfaction " 10 p.m. USA — Neil struggles to meet a deadline at work while Grace and Anika visit a college.


"Monumental Mysteries " 9 p.m. Travel — The host investigates a sugar swindle while visiting a mansion in Michigan.

"Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders " 9 p.m. CMT — The new candidates perform on the kick line and do jump splits for the first time. Later, the girls try on their cheerleader uniforms.

"Four Weddings " 9 p.m. TLC — A bride's rooftop wedding features flying dragons and butterflies, while another's museum affair offers guests glimpses of art.

"Redwood Kings " 10 p.m. Animal — A San Francisco-area couple request an elaborate playhouse for their daughters.


"Cedar Cove" 8 p.m. Saturday Hallmark — A challenging new ADA appears in Olivia's courtroom.

"Dr. Who" 9 p.m. Saturday BBCA A Dalek fleet surrounds a lone rebel ship, and the Doctor is the only one who can help.

"Outlander" 9 p.m. Saturday Starz Claire plots to escape during the Castle's Gathering ceremony,

"Hell on Wheels" 9 p.m. Saturday AMC A stranger's arrival stirs up old feelings in Cullen and puts his family at risk.

"MDA Show of Strength Telethon" 9 p.m. Sunday ABC — Scheduled performers include Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, Aloe Blacc, American Authors and Bret Michaels.

"Ray Donovan" 9 p.m. Sunday Showtime — Lee reneges on Ray's deal with Cookie.

"Falling Skies" 10 p.m. Sunday TNT (two hour fourth season finale) — Tom and Lexi must triumph over Tom's mortal enemy as they desperately try to destroy the all-powerful Espheni power core.

"Manhattan" 10 p.m. Sunday WGN — Frank seeks medical answers.

"Masters of Sex" 10 p.m. Sunday Showtime — Masters privately treats a couple for infertility.

"Reckless" 10 p.m. Sunday CBS — Jamie and Roy find themselves on opposing sides in civil court.

"The Strain" 10 p.m. Sunday FX — Setrakian discovers a powerful new weapon.