Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Musical performances from the iconic show.
Happiness Advantage With Shawn Achor 9:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The positive-psychology expert and Harvard researcher demonstrates how to use the latest scientific research on happiness.
Life With the Animals
7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) The Franklin Park Zoo.
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)
SOAP OPERA UPDATE
Days of Our Lives EJ finds himself captive.
General Hospital Lulu and Dante meet with her doctor.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Liam shocks everyone at the wedding luncheon when he shows up with an altered appearance.
The Young and the Restless Sharon gains the upper hand against Nick and Victoria, while Tucker presents
Genevieve with an intriguing offer.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
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.
Live! With Kelly at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Sam Champion.
Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Tips on burning extra calories.
The Martha Stewart Show
at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on
HALMRK. Recipes for kid-friendly turkey meatballs.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Elizabeth Banks.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Rihanna.
Greater Boston at 7 p.m. and midnight on Ch. 2.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 7:42 p.m. on COM.
Real Time With Bill Maher at
8 p.m. on HBO.
Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Dennis Miller; Joshua Radin performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jake Gyllenhaal; Neon Trees perform.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
Another Happy Day 8 p.m. (TMC) Ellen Barkin plays the matriarch of a deeply dysfunctional, broken family who gather for a wedding. R (2011)
Fatal Honeymoon 8 p.m. (LIFE) A father searches for the truth about his daughter’s drowning during her Australian honeymoon. NR (2012)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 8 p.m. (STARZ) Pointless reworking of Tobe Hooper’s 1974 horror classic. Jessica Biel. R (2003)
A Cinderella Story 9 p.m. (FAM) A neglected high-schooler (Hilary Duff) finds love at a Halloween ball.
Generic romantic comedy.
For the Boys 9 p.m. (OVAT) Bette Midler and James Caan as a showbiz couple entertaining the troops. R (1991)
Unforgiven 9 p.m. (CMT)
Oscar winner about a former gunslinger (Clint Eastwood) hunting outlaws. Gene
Hackman. R (1992)
The Change-Up 10 p.m. (HBO) Family man Dave (Jason Bateman) and bachelor Mitch swap bodies. R (2011)
Like Mike 2: Streetball 10 p.m. (BET) Sequel about a boy (Jascha Washington) who finds a pair of magic sneakers. PG (2006)
The Matrix 10 p.m. (MAX)
A computer hacker discovers an alternate reality. Dazzling effects, compelling story. Keanu Reeves. R (1999)
Natalee Holloway 10 p.m. (LIFE) The story of Natalee Holloway (Amy Gumenick), the Alabama teen who went missing in Aruba in 2005. NR (2009)
Timecop 10 p.m. (ENCR)
A time-traveling cop clashes with a politician. Jean-Claude Van Damme. R (1994)