Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)
A Capitol Fourth 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Tom Bergeron hosts a celebration and fireworks display honoring America’s birthday.
Urban B&B’s 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Bed-and-breakfasts with a village vibe and a view of Boston.
The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Dictionary of American Regional English.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular Pre-Show 6 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) Interviews and Pops recordings, leading to the concert.
NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) On the Esplanade with Jordan Rich.
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular 8 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) The annual Boston Pops concert, direct from the Esplanade.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. A preview of “The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.”
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Lucinda Scala Quinn.
Live! With Kelly at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Blake Lively; Cody Simpson; a Fourth of July celebration.
Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Chef Adam Perry Lang prepares steak.
The Martha Stewart Show
at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. Recipes from “Martha’s American Food.”
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.
The Doctors at 2 p.m. on
Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64. A fire-safety segment.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Marie Osmond; Marilu Henner.
Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4;
5 p.m. on Ch. 64. Rules banning unruly children from restaurants and airplanes.
The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. The body’s warning signs.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Taylor Swift; Abigail Breslin. Foster the People performs.
Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on
Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Betty White; Ken Marino. Young Jeezy featuring Ne-Yo performs.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and
1:02 a.m. on COM. Seth MacFarlane.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:33 a.m. on COM. Aaron Sorkin.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Andy Samberg; Seth MacFarlane. Joe Henry and Lisa Hannigan perform.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Sacha Baron Cohen. Beach House performs.
Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Singer Katy Perry; actor Alex Pettyfer. The Offspring performs.
Tavis Smiley at midnight
on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Colin Powell.
Independence Day 8 p.m.,
11 p.m. (AMC) Megahit about alien spaceships attacking Earth. Will Smith. PG-13 (1996)
The Man With the Golden Gun 8 p.m. (ENCR) James Bond (Roger Moore) is targeted by an assassin. PG (1974)
Starting Out in the Evening
8 p.m., 10 p.m. (SUND) Ingratiating May-December romance between a teacher (Frank Langella) and a grad student. PG-13 (2007)
Yankee Doodle Dandy 8 p.m. (TCM) James Cagney as George M. Cohan. NR (1942)
Boyz N the Hood 9 p.m.,
11:30 p.m. (FUSE) Gritty look at life in South Central Los Angeles. Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr. R (1991)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 10 p.m. (MAX) A lad (Daniel Radcliffe) studies to be a wizard. Rupert Grint, Emma Watson. PG (2001)
Stars and Stripes Forever 10:15 p.m. (TCM) Clifton Webb as Sousa. NR (1952)
Moneyball 11 p.m. (STARZ) General manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) reinvents the Oakland A’s. PG-13 (2011)