Beat the Press 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Emily Rooney moderates a discussion of the week’s major issues.
Basic Black 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A panel discussion of topics of interest to communities of color.
Open Studio 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Jared Bowen interviews local talent.
Destination Dining 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Far-flung eateries worth the drive through New England.
Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Kara Miller of “Innovation Hub” on the cellphone crunch in a large-scale crisis.
On Point With Tom Ashbrook 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) News roundtable.
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Friday News Quiz”; Emily Rooney joins Jim Braude and Margery Eagan.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Deborah Becker on fallout from drug lab scandal.
NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Republican Senate candidates.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Author James Patterson.
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Dennis Quaid.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Ryan Lochte.
Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Carson Kressley; Susan Sarandon.
Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Meteorologist Jim Cantore.
Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Pitbull; Cuba Gooding Jr. and Vanessa Williams.
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. Lily Tomlin.
Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. D.L. Hughley; Mark Wahlberg.
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.
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. Jennifer Love Hewitt.
Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on HBO; 2:30 a.m. on HBO2.
Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kim Kardashian. Imagine Dragons performs.
Jimmy Kimmel Live 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. James Franco. Ed Sheeran performs.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Justin Timberlake .
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. Harrison Ford; Melissa Rauch.
Shrek Forever After 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. (FX) A bargain gone wrong leaves Shrek in an alternate version of Far Far Away. PG (2010)
Little Miss Sunshine 7:45 p.m. (IFC) Riotous road trip featuring a screwy family. Greg Kinnear. R (2006)
Earth Girls Are Easy 8 p.m. (FLIX) Geena Davis is a Valley Girl who finds extraterrestrials in her pool. PG (1988)
Glory 8 p.m. (SUND) Tribute to Army’s first black regiment. Matthew Broderick. R (1989)
His Girl Friday 8 p.m. (TCM) Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in a news farce. NR (1940)
The Mummy 8 p.m. (SPIKE) An adventurer unleashes an ancient mummy. Brendan Fraser. PG-13 (1999)
The Mechanic 9 p.m. (SHO) Hit man plans revenge on the people who murdered his mentor. R (2011)
Wild Wild West 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (FUSE) Will Smith and Kevin Kline as undercover agents in the Old West. PG-13 (1999)
Above the Rim 10 p.m. (BET)
A drug dealer courts a high-school hoops star (Duane Martin) . R (1994)