Greater Boston With Emily Rooney 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)
Main Streets and Back Roads: Boothbay Harbor, Maine
7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A look at the harbor from water level, a magnificent 128-acre garden, and more.
WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7)
On Point With Tom Ashbrook 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Should US dominance of the Internet be scaled back?
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Harvard historian Jill Lepore talks about her new book profiling Benjamin Franklin’s sister, Jane.
Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Larry DiCara, former Boston city councilor.
SOAP OPERA UPDATE
Days of Our Lives Chad is rushed into surgery, and his lie about having a brain tumor may have fatal consequences.
General Hospital Is there really a cure for Luke and does it work? Britt confides in Nikolas, but will this change their relationship?
The Bold and the Beautiful “No good deed goes unpunished” becomes Liam’s mantra of the day.
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. Ted Danson.
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.
Greater Boston at 6 p.m. on Ch. 44; 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2.
Real Time With Bill Maher at
8 p.m. on HBO2. Filmmaker Oliver Stone.
Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 a.m. on TBS.
The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM.
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. Alec Baldwin.
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. Jay Leno.
The Andromeda Strain 8 p.m. (ENCR) Part 1 of 2. A sci-fi thriller about an alien microorganism that threatens life on Earth. NR (2008)
Autumn in New York 8 p.m. (TMC) A playboy falls for a terminally ill woman. Richard Gere. PG-13 (2000)
Boy 8 p.m. (TCM) Tale about a child taught to be an extortionist. Tetsuo Abe. NR (1969)
The Departed 8 p.m. (WE) Martin Scorsese’s charged tale of two moles, one on either side of the law. Matt Damon. R (2006)
Twitches 8:30 p.m. (DISN) Tia and Tamera Mowry are cute as twin witches who were separated at birth. NR (2005)
The Five Heartbeats 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (FUSE) A ’60s singing group bids for stardom. Robert Townsend. R (1991)
Fright Night 9 p.m. (SYFY) A suburban teen (Anton Yelchin) seeks the help of a Las Vegas magician in order to kill a vampire. R (2011)
Life According to Sam 9 p.m. (HBO) A profile of Sam Berns, a Massachusetts teen who was diagnosed with progeria. NR (2013)
Fifteen and Pregnant 10 p.m. (LMN) Kirsten Dunst portrays a pregnant teen. NR (1998)
Girl Fight 10 p.m. (LIFE) A girl is beaten up by fellow high-school students. NR (2011)
Halloween II 10 p.m. (AMC) Crazed killer Michael Myers stalks Jamie Lee Curtis again. R (1981)
Knife in the Water 10 p.m. (TCM) Roman Polanski’s intense debut about a deadly triangle on a yacht. NR (1962)