Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) “Beat the Press” A discussion of the week’s major issues.

Basic Black 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A discussion of topics of interests to communities of color.


Keeping Kids on Track 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) How students can gain confidence through the Boston Scholar Athletes program.



Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. All Things Considered With Jordan Weinstein
4 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Representative Niki Tsongas.

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On Point With Tom Ashbrook 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The “Week in the News” roundtable.

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Friday News Quiz” with Jimmy Tingle and Sue O’Connell.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The Guy Mendilow Ensemble.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Arlington’s bike path battle on Massachusetts Avenue.




CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Joe Peta.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Rachel Weisz.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Nicole Richie; Jesse Metcalfe.


Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Jenny McCarthy.

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Soledad O’Brien.

The Jeff Probst Show at 10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. Celebrity escort Chris Gaida.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce.


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. Billy Gardell.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Fran Drescher; Katherine Heigl.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4;
5 p.m. on Ch. 64.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Chelsea Handler.

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.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Steve Carell.


Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on HBO.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Hugh Jackman; Jessica Chastain. Michael Bolton performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live: This Week at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Al Pacino. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis perform.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. David Steinberg.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Don Cheadle; John Oliver. Ke$ha performs.

Nightline at 12:37 a.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

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


Harlem Nights 7:30 p.m. (BET) Tale of 1930s nightclub owners. Eddie Murphy. R (1989)

Inglourious Basterds 8 p.m. (TNT) Brad Pitt leads a squad in quick strikes against the Nazis. R (2009)

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life 8 p.m. (FLIX) Action-heavy sequel about a quest for Pandora’s box. Angelina Jolie. PG-13 (2003)

Open City 8 p.m. (TCM) Life in Rome under the Nazis. Anna Magnani. NR (1944)

Starting Out in the Evening
8 p.m. (SUND) May-December romance between a teacher (Frank Langella) and a grad student. PG-13 (2007)

You Only Live Twice 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (G4) Agent 007 seeks stolen space capsules. Sean Connery. PG (1967)

Failure to Launch 9 p.m. (TBS) A 35-year-old won’t leave his parents’ home. Matthew McConaughey. PG-13 (2006)

Full Metal Jacket 9:40 p.m. (ENCR) Stanley Kubrick’s vision of Vietnam as seen by a group of Marines. Matthew Modine. R (1987)

The Grifters 10 p.m. (OVAT) Dark portrait of incorrigible con artists. John Cusack, Anjelica Huston. R (1990)