2012 MTV Video Music Awards

SPECIAL. Comedian Kevin Hart hosts MTV's biggest party of the year, set to feature new music by performers Green Day and Pink and an unofficial competition between nominees Justin Bieber and One Direction to see whose young fans (and their moms) scream the loudest.

8 p.m., MTV


'Rookie Blue'

DRAMA. The officers of 15 Division track a violent child abductor who escaped an emergency hospital visit and has taken another victim.

Season finale, 9 p.m., ABC


'The Real L Word'

REALITY. Whitney and Sara prepare to walk down the aisle, but not everyone is going to hold their peace.

Season finale, 10 p.m., Showtime