TV Picks: What We’re Watching This Week

FILE - This Sept. 24, 2012 image released by MTV Crashes Manchester shows Alicia Keys headlining "MTV Crashes Manchester" in the city's cathedral, Manchester, England. Keys and Dionne Warwick are known for singing pop and R&B, but they'll be honored as black women who "rock" on BET. The "Black Girls Rock!" special, which honors the accomplishments of black women, returns to the network on Nov. 4; the actual ceremony will be held Oct. 13 in the Bronx, N.Y., with actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King returning as hosts. (AP Photo/Andrew Timms/MTV Crashes Manchester)

By// Mariah Craddick

Behind the Music: Toni Braxton (VH1) Monday, 10/9c

R&B diva and reality-TV star Toni Braxton shares the stories you haven’t heard, including the time she had a heart attack on stage, her son’s autism and how her first brush with marijuana inspired the hit song “You’re Making Me High.”

Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s (OWN) Saturday, 9/8c

On this week’s episode, stress from running Upper Crust begins to take its toll on Miss Robbie’s health so Tim sends out staff from the Mangrove to help out.

Black Girls Rock 2012 (BET) Sunday, 7/6c

Brandy, Alicia Keys, Missy Elliot and India.Arie are just a few of the black girls who will be rocking at this year’s Black Girls Rock! extravaganza. The stunning Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King will host–so you know we’ll be tuning in!

Click here for more information about this year’s award show.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo) Sunday, 9/8c

The Atlanta housewives are back–minus Sheree Whitfield and adding on newcomers Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams-Stewart, who look like they’ll bring just as much drama as the others. By the looks of the preview below, this season will be just as melodramatic as the rest.

Check out our exclusive interview with “honorary Atlanta housewife” and hair stylist Derek J. here.