Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


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

Rick Steves’ Europe 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A visit to Florence, Italy, highlights Michaelangelo’s “David” and Boticelli’s “Birth of Venus.”

Secrets of the Dead 10 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The bugging of German POWs in England helped the Allies win World War II.



Hair 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Tackling the frizzies with the help of MIT staff, 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) News from the Boston area and around the world.

Morning Edition with Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Senate primary results.

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) The Senate primaries. “Open Mic,” featuring Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Stories about what is unique about our city.


NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030)



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

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

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Jim Parsons.


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


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

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9 and 10. Cher and her mother.


Greater Boston at 6 p.m. on Ch. 44; 7 p.m. on Ch. 2; midnight on Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 a.m. on TBS. Bo Burnham.

Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Jimmy Kimmel.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and
1:01 a.m. on COM.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:31 a.m. on COM.

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

Jimmy Kimmel Live at
11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Pierce Brosnan; Alice Russell performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tobey Maguire; Tom Odell performs.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Michael Ian Black.


Anna Karenina 8 p.m. (OVAT) Jacqueline Bisset plays Tolstoy’s heroine. PG (1985)

Autumn in New York 8 p.m. (FLIX) A playboy falls for a terminally ill woman. Richard Gere. PG-13 (2000)

The Breakfast Club 8 p.m. (AMC) John Hughes’s insightful study of five disparate teens serving a Saturday detention. Emilio Estevez. R (1985)

Brother Rat 8 p.m. (TCM) The misadventures of three cadets on the verge of graduation. Ronald Reagan. NR (1938)

Miss Congeniality 8 p.m. (CMT) An FBI agent (Sandra Bullock) infiltrates a beauty pageant. Appealing but implausible. PG-13 (2000)

Risky Business 8 p.m. (IFC) Tom Cruise plays a teen who turns his house into a brothel. A star-making performance by Cruise. R (1983)

National Security 9 p.m. (68) Steve Zahn and Martin Lawrence as rent-a-cops in this standard buddy flick. PG-13 (2003)

You Got Served 9 p.m. (BET) Frenetic tale of street dancers competing for big money. Omari Grandberry. PG-13 (2004)

Four Daughters 9:45 p.m. (TCM) Story of a musically talented family. Claude Rains. NR (1938)

Big Fish 10 p.m. (STYLE) Tim Burton’s whimsical fantasy about a dying Southern raconteur (Albert Finney). PG-13 (2003)

Fast Five 10 p.m. (MAX) Brian, Mia and Dom (Vin Diesel) confront a Rio businessman who seeks to silence them forever. PG-13 (2011)

Fugitive at 17 10 p.m. (LMN) A computer hacker is framed for murder. NR (2012)