Greater Boston With Emily Rooney 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Concussions in athletics, with former NFL player Isaiah Kacyvenski.
Main Streets and Back Roads: The Last Green Valley
7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A hike in the woods, crops at a local Christmas tree farm, and a stop at the local radio station.
WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The race for Boston mayor from the perspective of voters in Oak Square in Brighton.
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” with Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley.
Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) The lost art of coin collecting.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
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.
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. Hayden Panettiere.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Bobby Flay; Kelly Clarkson performs.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Jack Black; Lorde performs.
Greater Boston at 6 p.m. on Ch. 44; 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; midnight on Ch. 2.
Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel and comedy legend Carl Reiner.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Whitney Cummings; Lissie 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.
Conan at midnight and
1:30 a.m. on TBS. Steve Martin and Edie Brickell perform.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Alan Rickman; Ylvis perform.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
Boat Trip 8 p.m. (SHO2) Two straight men board a love boat for gays. Misfired jokes sink the film. Cuba Gooding Jr. R (2002)
The Constant Gardener
8 p.m., 10:45 p.m. (SUND) Expert adaptation of John le Carre’s novel about corruption in Africa. Ralph Fiennes. R (2005)
54 8 p.m. (TMC) Recalling New York’s disco scene of the late ’70s. Ryan Phillippe. R (1998)
Full Metal Jacket 8 p.m.,
10:30 p.m. (IFC) Stanley Kubrick’s vision of Vietnam as seen by a group of Marines. Matthew Modine. R (1987)
Hidalgo 8 p.m. (ENCR) A cowboy (Viggo Mortensen) and his scrappy mount take on Arabian purebreds. Rousing. PG-13 (2004)
Conan the Barbarian 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (BBCA) Arnold Schwarzenegger as the ancient warrior. R (1982)
Deep Blue Sea 9 p.m., midnight (FUSE) Genetically altered sharks terrorize scientists. R (1999)
Lakeview Terrace 9 p.m. (BET) An interracial couple are terrorized by their neighbor, a black LAPD officer. Samuel L. Jackson. PG-13 (2008)
Warm Bodies 9 p.m. (MAX) A zombie befriends the daughter of a military leader charged with exterminating the undead. PG-13 (2013)
Behind the Candelabra
9:30 p.m. (HBO2) Adaptation of Scott Thorson’s book about his five-year love affair with Liberace. NR (2013)
Murder by Death 9:30 p.m. (TCM) Neil Simon’s spoof of detectives. Peter Falk. PG (1976)
Autumn in New York 9:35 p.m. (TMC) A playboy falls for a terminally ill woman. Richard Gere. PG-13 (2000)
Ghosts of the Abyss 10 p.m. (WAM) Director’s cut of James Cameron Titanic documentary. Stunning cinematography. PG (2003)
The Good Mother 10 p.m. (LIFE) A teen suspects that her best friend’s mom is a murderer. NR (2013)