Must-See LGBTQ TV: '2022 MTV Music Video Awards' tonight and 'Club Cumming Presents A Queer Extravaganza' stand-up special on Friday!

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the LGBTQ highlights on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV.

The 38th MTV Music Video Awards will air tonight at 8pm EST. Out nominees include Lil Nas X (Video of the Year, Best Direction, Best Visual Effects, Best Choreography: “Industry Baby” and Artist of the Year), Elton John (Song of the Year and Best Collaboration: “Cold Heart”), Rina Sawayama (Video for Good: “This Hell”), Dove Cameron (Best New Artist), Remi Wolf (Push Performance of the Year: “Sexy Villain”), WILLOW (Best Alternative: “G R O W”), and Anitta (Best Latin: “Envolver”), who will also be performing during the show— check out the full list of nominations below! Also, tune in to the VMAs Pre-Show at 6:30pm, where out stars Dove Cameron and Saucy Santana will kick off the event with a 90-minute performance. 2022 MTV Music Video Awards: Tonight, 8pm on MTV. 

Showtime’s comedy special Club Cumming Presents A Queer Comedy Extravaganza will debut on Friday. Out GLAAD Vito Russo Award-winning actor and activist Alan Cumming will host this cabaret-style gathering featuring seven up-and-coming queer comedians— Joe Castle Baker, Julia Shiplett, duo Zach Teague and Drew Lausch, Nori Reed, Pat Regan, and Larry Owens—  that represent not only the diversity of the queer spectrum, but also of comedy styling. Club Cumming Presents A Queer Comedy Extravaganza: Friday, 10pm on Showtime.

 

Sunday, August 28: MTV Music Video Awards (8pm, MTV); House of the Dragon (9pm HBO or HBO Max); Tuca and Bertie (12am, Adult Swim and HBO Max)

Monday: Kevin Can F**k Himself (9pm, AMC or AMC+); Roswell, New Mexico (8pm, The CW)

Tuesday: Better Call Saul (9pm, AMC); What We Do in the Shadows (10pm, FX and Hulu)

Wednesday: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (Disney+); Grown-ish (10pm, Freeform or Hulu)

Thursday: Harley Quinn (HBO Max)

Friday: Club Cumming Presents A Queer Comedy Extravaganza (10pm, Showtime); Rupaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race (8pm, VH1)