Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)
Nature: The Animal House
8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Animals that build dwellings.
New England Goes Country 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A local radio station riding to success, local acts looking to make it big with a Nashville-inspired sound, and a country-themed bar.
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) “Talk The Vote” from F1 Boston in Braintree.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Dwight Yoakam.
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. Justin Kirk; Jonathan and Drew Scott; Kimberly Schlapman.
Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Ty Burrell; Terry O’Quinn.
Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10.
Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Revamping careers.
The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. People living in unique situations are visited.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Julie Bowen; Ann Coulter. Dwight Yoakam performs.
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. Simon Baker.
Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Kelsey Grammer; Teresa Giudice.
Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Sofia Vergara.
The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Abby Epstein discusses her documentary about pros and cons of natural childbirth.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Kerry Washington. No Doubt performs.
Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Emily Deschanel; Jamie Lee.
Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki and author Salman Rushdie.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Olivia Wilde.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:32 a.m. on COM. Author Jim Holt (“Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story”).
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kirstie Alley. Richie Sambora performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Sofia Vergara; Jonny Lee Miller.
Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Keanu Reeves; Ginnifer Goodwin.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Wyclef Jean; Iyanla Vanzant.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Ricky Gervais; Scott Speedman. Little Big Town performs.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jim Parsons. Dispatch performs.
Escape From New York 7 p.m. (BBCA) Futuristic vision of the Big Apple as a high-security prison. Kurt Russell. R (1981)
Men in Black 7:30 p.m. (BET) Secret agents track aliens. Will Smith. PG-13 (1997)
Dead Again 8 p.m. (FLIX) Kenneth Branagh mixes murder and reincarnation. R (1991)
The Gift of Love 8 p.m. (TCM) Dying woman adopts orphan. Lauren Bacall. NR (1958)
The Natural 8 p.m. (OVAT) Robert Redford in a baseball fantasy. PG (1984)
The Truman Show 8 p.m. (AMC) Jim Carrey shines as the unwitting star of a reality show about his life. PG (1998)
Any Given Sunday 9 p.m., midnight (CMT) Oliver Stone’s look at pro football. Al Pacino. R (1999)
I’m Still Here 9:30 p.m. (TMC) In this farce, Joaquin Phoenix announces that he’s retiring from acting to launch a hip-hop career. R (2010)
Rumble Fish 10 p.m. (FLIX)
A teen feels overshadowed by his brother. Matt Dillon. R (1983)
The Exorcist 10:15 p.m. (IFC) William Peter Blatty’s story of a child possessed by a demon. Linda Blair. R (1973)
Ghostbusters 10:30 p.m. (WAM) Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis as paranormal exterminators. PG (1984)