American Music Awards (8 p.m., ABC) – Jennifer Lopez hosts the award show and is also expected to perform, along with 5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez, Carrie Underwood, One Direction, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato and Walk on the Moon.
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NC Bookwatch (Noon, UNC-TV) – E.C. Hanes talks to host D.G. Martin about “Billy Bowater.”
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30 p.m., Fox) – Terry's wife goes into labor sooner than expected, and an internet outage forces Charles and Amy to process all paperwork by hand.
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The Walking Dead (9 p.m., AMC) – Alexandria is finally able to begin pulling itself back together.
The Good Wife (9 p.m., CBS) – Alicia and Lucca try to poach clients from Louis Canning.
Agent X (9 p.m., TNT) – The cabal trail leads John to a Mexican town where he is drawn into a feud between a drug lord and the town's police chief.
Getting On (10 p.m., HBO) – Dr. James is caught off guard by workplace politics, and a felon with cancer arrives at the ward.