Daytime Emmy Awards (8pm, CW) - Vanessa Williams hosts and "Sesame Street" receives the Lifetime Achievement Award. There's also a special tribute to "Guiding Light," which ends its 72-year run next month.
Live From the Essence Music Festival (8pm, TV One) - A two-hour sampling of acts from the 15th annual New Orleans music festival includes Beyonce, Ne-Yo, and John Legend.
True Blood (9pm, HBO) - Tonight's episode features Raleigh's Evan Rachel Wood as the 1,100-year-old Vampire Queen who is approached by Bill for assistance in battling the maenad, Maryann. Also, Sookie and Lafayette work on keeping Tara straight, while Jessica tests Hoyt's bond with his mother.
Drop Dead Diva (9pm, Lifetime) - Deb juggles attending Jane's high school reunion with defending and eccentric client's sanity. Gregory Harrison guest stars.
Mad Men (10pm, AMC) - Betty's sulky manipulation of Don last week won the family the "careful what you ask for" prize of living with the constantly cranky and mentally incapacitated Grandpa, who promptly thanked them by pouring all their good liquor down the drain. This week, Gramps has a run-in with our favorite budding bartender, little Sally. Back at the office, the staff is required to work late and the writers get creative trying to stave off boredom. High-jinx ensue. Wink, wink.