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Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) “Where We Live” looks at Fitchburg, one of the contested congressional districts.

ON CHRONICLE

Main Streets and Back Roads: Plymouth, N.H. 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Squam Lake, where a waterside mansion can be yours for just $8.5 million .

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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Boston Public Radio Noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “30 Issues in 30 Days” election series: gay marriage.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Talk the Vote from Springfield College.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. John Grisham.

Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Rod Stewart.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Donna Karan.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Ted Danson; Little Big Town performs.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Taylor Swift performs.

Afternoon

The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Catherine Bell.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Madeleine Stowe.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9 and 10. Actors Helen Hunt and Mason Cook; No Doubt performs.

Evening

Greater Boston at 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; midnight on
Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Rainn Wilson; Two Door Cinema Club performs.

Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Stonyfield Farm chairman Gary Hirshberg and journalist Matt Taibbi.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. British scholar Anthony Everitt.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Bill O’Reilly; the Lumineers perform.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Singer Axl Rose; the Whigs perform.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Rod Stewart.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Susan Sarandon.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Deepak and Gotham Chopra; Milo Greene performs.

MOVIES

The Jackal 8 p.m. (ENCR) A mysterious assassin (Bruce Willis) targets a prominent American. Formulaic thriller. R (1997)

Love & Sex 8 p.m. (FLIX) A magazine writer (Famke Janssen) searches for Mr. Right. NR (2000)

The Raven 8 p.m. (TCM) Roger Corman’s version of the Poe poem. Vincent Price. G (1963)

Swimfan 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) A teen stalks a star high-school athlete. Erika Christensen. PG-13 (2002)

Transporter 3 8 p.m. (IFC) A mob courier (Jason Statham) is hired to transport the kidnapped daughter of a Ukrainian official. PG-13 (2008)

The Girl 8:30 p.m. (HBO) Tippi Hedren gets her big break after Alfred Hitchcock casts her in his 1963 thriller “The Birds.” NR (2012)

Michael Jackson’s This Is It 8:30 p.m. (BET) A behind-the-scenes look at Michael Jackson rehearsing for the concert tour This Is It. PG (2009)

Soul Surfer 8:30 p.m. (WAM) Bethany (AnnaSophia Robb) attempts a comeback at championship surfing after losing an arm. PG (2011)

My Super Ex-Girlfriend 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (FXM) Comic revenge tale about a dumped superhero (Uma Thurman) and her ex. PG-13 (2006)

Comic Book Villains 9:30 p.m. (TMC) Bookshop owners battle for control of mint comics. Donal Logue. R (2002)

Detachment 9:30 p.m. (SHO2) A depressed teacher takes a job as a substitute at a school where the staff are demoralized. NR (2012)

A Thousand Words 9:30 p.m. (HBO2) Literary agent Jack McCall learns that he will die after speaking 1000 more words. PG-13 (2012)

Murders in the Rue Morgue 9:45 p.m. (TCM) Chiller about a mad doctor (Bela Lugosi). NR (1932)

Halloween 10 p.m. (AMC) John Carpenter’s frightmare about a masked maniac’s killing spree. Donald Pleasence. R (1978)

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