Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)

Roadside Stories 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The Yankee Siege in Greenfield, N.H., where a homemade trebuchet is used to toss pumpkins.

Windows to the Wild 8:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A journey into the blue.



Hair 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Tackle the frizzies with the help of MIT staff; learn how men are fighting receding hairlines; and more.


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Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Coverage of the MIT Memorial service, and a profile on Senate candidate Stephen Lynch.

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) Continuing coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings aftermath.

Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 2 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) British cellist Alexander Baillie.

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




CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Chef Sandra Lee; Laura Linney.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Anthony Mackie; Gabriel Mann. Fall Out Boy performs.

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

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Laura Linney. Michael Buble performs.


Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Nate Berkus gets cooking lessons from chefs Jacques Pepin, David Burke, and Lidia Bastianich.

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Jeff Mauro shares sandwich tips.

The Jeff Probst Show at 10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. A tribute to dogs. I

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Gretchen Wilson (guest cohost).


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. Katey Saga.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Tim Gunn.

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. Celine Dion.

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25.

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


Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on TBS. “Snooki” Polizzi.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1:01 a.m. on COM. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.).

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:31 a.m. on COM. Episcopal bishop Gene Robinson.

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

Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Kaley Cuoco. Olly Murs performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Dwayne Johnson. Snoop Lion performs.

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

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Susan Sarandon. The National performs.

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


Dream Wife 6 p.m. (TCM) Cary Grant searches for the perfect mate. NR (1953)

50/50 7 p.m. (SHO) Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) struggles to stay upbeat after a cancer diagnosis. R (2011)

Unstoppable 7:30 p.m. (FX) Engineer (Denzel Washington) and conductor (Chris Pine) must stop a runaway train. PG-13 (2010)

Black Swan 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (FXM) Ballet dancer (Natalie Portman) experiences traumatic hallucinations. R (2010)

Mrs. Doubtfire 8 p.m. (OVAT) A divorced man (Robin Williams) poses as a nanny to see his kids. PG-13 (1993)

Steel Magnolias 8 p.m. (CMT) Female friendships in a beauty salon. Sally Field. PG (1989)

The Descendants 9 p.m. (HBO2) A middle-aged man (George Clooney) discovers that his comatose wife was having an affair. R (2011)

The Runaways 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (FUSE) Kristen Stewart stars in this docudrama about the all-female rock band the Runaways. R (2010)

The Company Men 10 p.m. (TMC) A businessman (Ben Affleck) must take a job working for his brother-in-law, a carpenter. R (2010)

Sin City 11 p.m. (SYFY) Stunning, gory take on Frank Miller’s comic set in a noirish metropolis. Bruce Willis. R (2005)