Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Jared Bowen talks with Ben Affleck about his movie “Argo.”
Roadside Stories 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) New Englanders sharing their stories at a roadside stand.
PBS NewsHour Debates 2012: “Vice Presidential Debate”
9 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Martha Raddatz moderates.
Lynn 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Lynn’s virtues, including an urban forest and an emerging art scene.
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. congressional candidate Sean Bielat.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Bryan Adams;
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Salma Hayek. KISS performs.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Giada De Laurentiis; Nick Offerman. Ellie Goulding performs.
Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Bryan Cranston; Stanley Tucci.
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. Cyrus Spencer (“So You Think You Can Dance”).
The Jeff Probst Show at 10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. A gay couple on challenges they faced when adopting.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
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. Boris Kodjoe; Allison Janney.
Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Kenny Rogers.
Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Author Gretchen Rubin and Harvard Business School professor Michael Norton.
The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25 .
The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Tips for reducing stress.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Octavia Spencer.
Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Journalist Chrystia Freeland.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Terry Bradshaw; Mark Kelly. Grizzly Bear performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Daughter performs.
Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Megan Mullally; Prince.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Ethan Hawke.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Christina Applegate. Jackson Browne performs.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Neil Patrick Harris; comedian Gerry Dee.
Conan at 1:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. on TBS. Denis Leary.
Land of Plenty 6 p.m. (SUND) Post-9/11 parable of a missionary’s (Michelle Williams) return to the US. NR (2004)
The Flight of the Phoenix
8 p.m. (TCM) Story of a plane crash in the Sahara. James Stewart. NR (1966)
L.A. Confidential 8 p.m.,
11 p.m. (OVAT) James Ellroy’s tale of police corruption in LA. Kevin Spacey. R (1997)
Shutter Island 8 p.m. (SYFY) Marshal (Leonardo DiCaprio) investigates a missing killer at an asylum. R (2009)
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada 8 p.m. (SUND) Compelling tale of a Texas rancher (Tommy Lee Jones) keeping a promise. R (2005)
Pure Country 9 p.m. (CMT)
A singer abandons his glamorous lifestyle. George Strait. PG (1992)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula 9:50 p.m. (ENCR) Remake with Gary Oldman as the immortal count. R (1992)
Kingpin 10 p.m. (MAX) A former bowling prodigy takes on a naive protege. Woody Harrelson. PG-13 (1996)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 10:30 p.m. (TCM) A has-been child actress torments her disabled sister. Bette Davis, Joan Crawford. NR (1962)