Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


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.


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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) Mass. congressional candidate Sean Bielat.




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)