* "The BET Awards."

* "Flashpoints USA" looks at Iraq's future on MPT and WETA.

* And the second episode of "NYPD 24/7" on WJLA.


Tennis (CC). Wimbledon women's quarterfinals (ESPN2 at 8 a.m.; ESPN at 1 p.m.).

Baseball. Baltimore at Kansas City (CSN at 8).

Public Broadcasting

Flashpoints USA With Bryant Gumbel and Gwen Ifill examines the U.S. role in Iraq's future and America's place in the world; includes an interview with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) (Channel 26 at 9; Channel 22 at 10).


The Next Action Star (CC). The contestants shoot a scene involving the rescue of a soldier trapped behind enemy lines (Channel 4 at 8).

Last Comic Standing (CC). Alliances form as the head-to-head competition nears (Channel 4 at 9).

The Jury (CC). Cast members from the late HBO series "Oz" portray jury members deliberating the fate of a convict accused of committing a murder in prison (Channel 5 at 9).

Summerland. An old knee injury keeps Jay from entering a surfing competition, and Ava feels overwhelmed by the disarray in the house (Channel 50 at 9).

NYPD 24/7 (CC). A lieutenant talks a suicidal man off the Henry Hudson Bridge and saves the life of a sanitation worker pinned inside his truck (Channel 7 at 10).

Cable Special

BET Awards. Mo'Nique hosts the fourth annual ceremony, live from Hollywood, honoring African American achievement in music, acting and sports and featuring performances by Janet Jackson, Usher and OutKast. Danny Glover and the Isley Brothers will receive lifetime achievement awards. Three hours (BET at 8).

Late Night

Charlie Rose (CC). With the New Yorker's Jon Lee Anderson and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (Channels 26 and 32 at 11).

Late Show With David Letterman (CC). With Keira Knightley and former ambassador Joseph Wilson (Channel 9, 11:35).

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (CC). With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Steve Irwin and music by Sonic Youth (Channel 4, 11:50).

-- John Maynard

Mo'Nique hosts "The BET Awards," airing live tonight at 8.