Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Analysis of Tuesday’s congressional debate.
Nature: Kalahari: The Great Thirstland 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Animal life in the Kalahari Desert
Summer Places 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Walden Pond in Concord.
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Mass. Bar Assn. President Richard Campbell.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T; Terry Marks, Hooters CEO.
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Robert Pattinson; Jennifer Garner.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Molly Ringwald; the Scottos. A performance by Carrie Underwood.
Live! With Kelly at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Bryant Gumbel (guest cohost); Jenny McCarthy; Miss USA Olivia Culpo.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Howard Stern.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Howie Mandel.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Denzel Washington.
Greater Boston at 7 p.m. and midnight on Ch. 2.
Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Johnny Galecki. Kids These Days perform. From the Chicago Theatre.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. on COM. News anchor Brian Williams.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. on COM. Santigold performs “The Keepers’’ at StePhest Colbchella ’012.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Sylvester Stallone.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tom Brokaw; Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer. Rick Ross performs.
Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Thomas Haden Church.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Billy Bob Thornton.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kathie Lee Gifford; T.I.; Hope Solo; Godfrey.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. William Shatner; Breckin Meyer.
Hancock 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (FX) Will Smith stars as an alcoholic superhero who gets a much-needed image makeover. PG-13 (2008)
Intolerance 8 p.m. (TCM) D.W. Griffith’s classic dramatizing bigotry through the ages. Lillian Gish. NR (1916)
Rambo III 8 p.m. (IFC) Sylvester Stallone storms Afghanistan to rescue his former CO. R (1988)
Red 8 p.m. (SHO2) Retired black-ops assassin Frank (Bruce Willis) and his former colleagues wind up on a CIA hit list. PG-13 (2010)
Superman II 8 p.m. (ENCR) The Man of Steel (Christopher Reeve) vs. three villains from Krypton. PG (1980)
Ghostbusters II 8:20 p.m. (WAM) They’re back with slime on their hands. Bill Murray. PG (1989)
Hereafter 8:45 p.m. (HBO2) Matt Damon and Cecile De France star in this drama following three grief-stricken individuals. PG-13 (2010)
Footloose 9 p.m. (CMT) A teen struggles to organize a dance in a strict Midwestern town. Kevin Bacon. PG (1984)
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 9 p.m. (FAM) Gene Wilder as the eccentric candy man. G (1971)
The Other Guys 10:10 p.m. (ENCR) Desk jockey Detective Gamble (Will Ferrell) and his tough-talking partner get their moment to shine. PG-13 (2009)
Soul Surfer 10:35 p.m. (STARZ) Bethany (AnnaSophia Robb) attempts a comeback at championship surfing after losing an arm. PG (2011)
L.A. Confidential 11 p.m. (SUND) James Ellroy’s tale of police corruption in 1950s LA. Kevin Spacey. R (1997)
Pretty in Pink 11:30 p.m. (CMT) Molly Ringwald chooses between two prom dates. PG-13 (1986)
Taxi Driver midnight (ENCR) Martin Scorsese’s portrait of a cabbie (Robert De Niro) who’s driven to madness. R (1976)