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Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Innovation Hub. 10 a.m.
WGBH-FM (89.7) Photojournalist Rick Smolan about Big Data.

Live Trom Fraser 5 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) Highlights from performances by Leif Ove Andsnes, Paul Lewis, and David Russell.

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New England Summer Festivals 6 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) The Kingston Chamber Music Festival in Rhode Island.

Only a Game 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)


Anna Nicole 8 p.m. (LIFE) The life story of Anna Nicole Smith. NR (2013)

Auntie Mame 8 p.m. (TCM) Rosalind Russell sparkles as Patrick Dennis’s madcap aunt. NR (1958)

The Break-Up 8 p.m. (OXY) Battle-of-the-sexes saga about an estranged couple still sharing their condo. Vince Vaughn. PG-13 (2006)

Ice Castles 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) A young figure skater (Taylor Firth) must reconnect with the life she left behind. PG (2010)

Just Go With It 8 p.m. (FX) An office manager (Jennifer Aniston) pretends to be the ex-wife of her boss (Adam Sandler). PG-13 (2011)

Mermaids 8 p.m. (50) A troubled teen (Winona Ryder) tries to cope with her free-spirited mother (Cher). PG-13 (1990)

Michael 8 p.m. (ENCR) John Travolta as a warm but slovenly angel. PG (1996)

The Mummy Returns 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (AMC) Brendan Fraser once again battles the resurrected mummy. Kitschy escapist fare. PG-13 (2001)

Predator 8 p.m. (G4) Arnold Schwarzenegger and his commandos are stalked by an alien. R (1987)

The Princess Bride 8 p.m. (OVAT) Rob Reiner’s tale of swordplay and love. Cary Elwes. PG (1987)

The Shawshank Redemption 8 p.m. (IFC) Story of two inmates (Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins). R (1994)

Something the Lord Made 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (TV1) A white surgeon and a black lab tech do pioneering work. Poignant, fact-based drama. Mos Def. NR (2004)

The Watch 8 p.m. (HBO) Four suburbanites stumble upon an alien invasion while volunteering as a neighborhood-watch group. R (2012)

White Chicks 8 p.m. (BET) Lackluster comedy about inept FBI agents (Shawn and Marlon Wayans) posing as spoiled socialites. PG-13 (2004)

Valiant 8:20 p.m. (WAM) A British pigeon wants to serve during World War II in this bland animated comedy. G (2005)

The Samaritan 8:25 p.m. (SHO2) Ex-con Foley is blackmailed into helping his former partner’s son scam a ruthless businessman. R (2012)

Children of the Corn: The Gathering 9 p.m. (TMC) A mysterious youth turns Nebraska kids into killers. Naomi Watts. R (1996)

Con Air 9 p.m. (A&E) Inmates hijack a plane, trapping a homeward-bound ex-con. Nicolas Cage. R (1997)

Despicable Me 9 p.m. (FAM) A supervillain (voiced by Steve Carell) schemes to steal the moon from the sky. PG (2010)

The Expendables 9 p.m. (SPIKE) Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his team of mercenaries are hired to take out a dictator. R (2010)

The Family Stone 9 p.m. (E) A stuffy careerist (Sarah Jessica Parker) spends Christmas with an offbeat clan. Funny. PG-13 (2005)

Lawless 9 p.m. (SHO) Three rebellious brothers get into the bootlegging business during the Great Depression. R (2012)

Undercover Brother 9 p.m. (FUSE) A spy (Eddie Griffin) battles “The Man” in this funny but cartoonish spoof of blaxploitation films. PG-13 (2002)

Touchback 9:40 p.m. (WAM) A former high-school football star gets a second shot at success following a debilitating injury. PG-13 (2011)

Driving Miss Daisy 9:50 p.m. (ENCR) The friendship between an elderly widow (Jessica Tandy) and her chauffeur. PG (1989)

Another Stakeout 10 p.m. (FLIX) YY Seattle cops look for a missing government witness. Richard Dreyfuss. PG-13 (1993)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind 10 p.m. (G4) Classic sci-fi tale about ordinary people and their extraordinary meetings with extraterrestrials. PG (1977)

Guess Who 10 p.m. (OXY) A bigoted black father (Bernie Mac) must deal with his daughter’s white boyfriend. Tepid comedy. PG-13 (2005)

Pop Star 10 p.m. (LMN) A singer lends her voice to a talentless celebrity. NR (2013)

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