“Lords of the Revolution” (8 p.m., VH1): “Lords of the Revolution” is a five-part documentary series that recalls people who dared to be different and changed our culture in the process. First up is Muhammad Ali.
“Teen Choice 2009” (8 p.m., Fox): Which awards show has the coolest prizes? Of course it’s “Teen Choice 2009,” which hands out surf boards to the winners. The Jonas Brothers host the event and the Black Eyed Peas are among the performers.