Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston “Beat the Press” 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A discussion of the issues of the week.

Great Performances at the MET: Wagner’s Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung 9 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The final installment in Richard Wagner’s “Ring” cycle.


Viewfinders 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Annie Leibovitz talks about the show “Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage” at the Concord Museum.



Live at Noon noon WUMB-FM (91.9) Chris O’Brien returns.

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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) Ken Gloss of Brattle Book Shop.




CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Richard Gere; Susan Sarandon.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Lady Gaga. Green Day performs.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Jake Gyllenhaal; J.J. Abrams; Soleil Moon Frye.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Tyra Banks.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. HGTV’s Carter Oosterhouse.


Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Mending a family feud.

Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on OWN. A “Sopranos” “sauce-off” competition with Vincent Curatola and Steve Schirripa.

The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and former MLB player Billy Ashley.

The Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. Hugh Jackman.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Richard Gere; Barbara Corcoran; Lauren Miller and Ari Graynor.


The Doctors at 2 p.m. on Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64.

The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Brooke Shields.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Richard Gere; Susan Sarandon.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Jennifer Lopez.

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. Author Valorie Burton.

The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Sexuality in society.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Phillip Phillips performs.


Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on HBO; 2:35 a.m. on HBO2.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Adam Levine; Magic Johnson. Grace Potter performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Howard Stern. Jason Aldean performs.

Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

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. Brit Marling.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Judah Friedlander. Dr. Dog performs.

Tavis Smiley at 2:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Kyra Sedgwick.


The Sea Around Us 6 p.m. (TCM) Oscar-winning documentary explores the ocean. NR (1952)

Taken 7 p.m., 11 p.m. (FX) An ex-CIA agent (Liam Neeson) searches for his teenage daughter, who’s abducted by sex traders. NR (2008)

Baby Boy 7:30 p.m. (FUSE) An aimless 20-year-old (Tyrese) lives with his mother. R (2001)

Full Metal Jacket 8 p.m. (IFC) Stanley Kubrick’s vision of Vietnam as seen by Marines. Matthew Modine. R (1987)

John Q 8 p.m. (BET) A man (Denzel Washington) takes hostages to get an operation for his son. PG-13 (2002)

Runaway Jury 8 p.m. (TNT)
A jury consultant (Gene Hackman) tries to influence a trial. PG-13 (2003)

I Walk the Line 8:35 p.m. (OXY) A sheriff’s moral fiber is tested by a woman. Gregory Peck. PG-13 (1970)

It Could Happen to You 9:50 p.m. (WAM) A cop offers to share a lottery ticket with a waitress. Nicolas Cage. PG (1994)

Mean Girls 10 p.m. (VH1) A new student joins a snobby clique. Lindsay Lohan. PG-13 (2004)

Young Bess 10 p.m. (TCM) The early life of Elizabeth I. Jean Simmons. NR (1953)