Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Preview of “Anders Zorn: A European Artist Seduces America” at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
NOVA 9 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) “Earth From Space” Satellite data is transformed into visual sequences that detail the interwoven forces that sustain life.
Gamechangers 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Enterprising individuals who are changing the world, including a Rhode Island mother who has manufactured a product that saves lives in Africa.
Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. and All Things Considered With Jordan Weinstein 4 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) An exploration of military issues.
On Point With Tom Ashbrook 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza.
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) Discussions on local topics. “Open Mic” features Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) A sell-by date may not indicate when food should be eaten by after all.
NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Tattoos: to ink or not to ink?
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Condoleezza Rice.
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. James Franco; ZZ Ward performs.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Martha Stewart.
Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6 and 9. Lea Michele.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Cameron Mathison.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson.
Greater Boston at 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; midnight on
Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on
Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Matthew Fox.
Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Cyber-security expert James Lyne and singer Snoop Lion.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. “Walmart paintings” artist Brendan O’Connell.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Ben Affleck; Rodriguez performs.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at
11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Jessica Simpson; Luke Bryan performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Melissa McCarthy; David Byrne and St. Vincent perform.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Stephen Colbert.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Christina Hendricks.
Absolute Power 8 p.m. (ENCR) A thief (Clint Eastwood) sees a murder involving the President. R (1997)
Budz House 8 p.m. (TMC) A group of stoners find a bag of premium pot and inadvertently transform it into “superweed.” R (2011)
Signs 8 p.m. (IFC) An ex-minister (Mel Gibson) discovers crop circles on his farm in this eerie, gripping tale. PG-13 (2002)
Boyz N the Hood 9 p.m.,
11:30 p.m. (FUSE) Gritty and powerful look at life in South Central L.A. Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr. R (1991)
9 p.m. (STARZ) Selene gets caught up in a brewing war between mankind and the creatures of the night. R (2012)
Hellraiser: Hellworld 9:40 p.m. (FLIX) Devotees of a horror video game encounter real terror at a creepy party. Doug Bradley. R (2005)
Stolen Summer 9:45 p.m. (WAM) An Irish-Catholic youngster has a religious awakening. Aidan Quinn. PG (2002)
Fame 10 p.m. (VH1) Kelsey Grammer stars in this showbiz drama about teens who dream of fame in the performing arts. PG (2009)
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter 10 p.m. (LMN) A doctor (Dermot Mulroney) secretly sends his newborn daughter to an institution. NR (2008)