Television

Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

On WGBH

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

On Chronicle

A Tank Away 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5)

Radio Highlights

Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Focus coverage marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of ’64.

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

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WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Dana Farber is working with Navy SEALs to help kids with cancer develop self-confidence and resilience.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Profile of Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer Company.

Classical Music With Laura Carlo 5 a.m. and Alan McLellan 10 a.m. WCRB (99.5)

Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 3 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Chopin’s Grande Valse Brilliante with Jean-Yves Thibaudet on piano.

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The Symphony at 8 8 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Nightside With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Christina Hoff Sommers on equal pay for women.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

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

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

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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. Lucy Liu.

The Queen Latifah Show at
9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 3 p.m. on
Ch. 6; 1 a.m. on BET. Olivia Newton-John. Black Violin performs.

Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on
Ch. 38; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10.

Steve Harvey at 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 3 p.m. on Ch. 64. A child-friendly edition.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Debra Messing. Florida Georgia Line performs.

Afternoon

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. and 1:07 a.m. on
Ch. 6. Tori Amos performs.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Ryan Seacrest.

Evening

Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on
Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on TBS. Seth Green; Dave Attell. O.A.R. performs.

The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64. Shemar Moore.

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. Singer-actor Audra McDonald.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. David Spade. The Both perform.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Franz Ferdinand performs.

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

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Robin Roberts.

Late Night With Seth Meyers at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Lucy Liu; Barney Frank.

Nightline at 12:37 a.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

MOVIES

Me, Myself & Irene 6:30 p.m. (MAX) Comedy about a cop (Jim Carrey) with multiple personalities. R (2000)

The Color Purple 8 p.m. (OVAT) A Southern black woman lives in fear of her husband. PG-13 (1985)

Hairspray 8 p.m. (VH1) Musical about a plump teen’s impact on a TV dance show. Nikki Blonsky. PG (2007)

The Illusionist 8 p.m. (TMC) Spellbinder about a magician and palace intrigue in Vienna. Edward Norton. PG-13 (2006)

October Sky 8 p.m. (FLIX) The space race inspires West Virginia teens to begin creating rockets. PG (1999)

The Last Samurai 8:30 p.m. (AMC) A Civil War vet (Tom Cruise) undergoes a spiritual rebirth in 1876 Japan. R (2003)

Mirror Mirror 9 p.m. (FAM) Snow White is cast into exile by the Evil Queen. PG (2012)

Full Metal Jacket 10 p.m. (STARZ) A saga following a group of Marines from boot camp to combat. R (1987)

Man Hunt 10 p.m. (TCM) An English big game hunter goes on the run from Nazis after firing an unloaded gun at Hitler. NR (1941)