Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The day’s news with a local perspective.

On Chronicle

Main Streets and Back Roads: Berkshire Bounty 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) From farm to table with nationally known bakers, cheese makers, and restaurateurs.

Radio Highlights

Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 am WGBH-FM (89.7)


Boston Public Radio Noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” with Brian McGrory.

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WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 to 9 a.m. and All Things Considered With
Sacha Pfeiffer
4 to 6:30 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Gun trafficking in New England.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Stories on the culture of our city, state, and

Classical Music With Laura Carlo 5 a.m. WCRB (99.5) Select pieces from Mozart .

Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 3 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Pablo de Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen’s Op. 20 with the New England String Ensemble.


The Symphony at 8 8 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Jean Sibelius’s Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 43.

Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Jim in the Swamp: A modern-day Henry David Thoreau.



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. Cate Blanchett.


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. Cate Blanchett.

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


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. Chef Wolfgang Puck.


Greater Boston at 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; midnight on
Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 a.m. on TBS. Nick Offerman.

Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Screenwriter John Ridley.

The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64. DeRay Davis.

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

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Lake Street Dive performs.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Sandra Bullock; Vintage Trouble perform.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at
11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Ashton Kutcher; The Head and the Heart perform.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. A best-of look at the show’s guest comedy pieces.

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


The Best Years of Our Lives
8 p.m. (TCM) Oscar-winning account of World War II veterans’ readjustment to civilian life. Fredric March. NR (1946)

A Bug’s Life 8 p.m. (DISN) An ant (voice of Dave Foley) tries to save his colony. G (1998)

LUV 9 p.m. (BET) An 11-year-old boy helps his ex-con uncle open a crab shack and go straight. R (2012)

Miss Congeniality 9 p.m. (FAM) An FBI agent (Sandra Bullock) infiltrates a beauty pageant. Appealing but implausible. PG-13 (2000)

13  9 p.m. (FUSE) Handyman Vince Ferro (Sam Riley) falls into a high stakes game of Russian roulette. R (2010)

Touchback 9:50 p.m. (WAM)
A former high school football star gets a second shot at success following a debilitating injury. PG-13 (2011)

Black Knight 10 p.m. (VH1)
A theme-park employee finds himself in the 14th century. Martin Lawrence. PG-13 (2001)

The Look of Love 10 p.m. (TMC) A biopic of the British impresario Paul Raymond, who built an empire out of nude shows. NR (2013)

Mother Knows Best 10 p.m. (LMN) A socialite (Joanna Kerns) plots to murder her son-in-law. NR (1997)