Daily guide to television and radio


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) “Mortified,’’ a comic excavation of the strange and extraordinary things we created as kids.


Biking 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Mayor Menino wants to make the city more bike-friendly. Is that possible?



Tent Show Radio 5 a.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Live performances from Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua.

The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Thomas Mallon, author of “Watergate: A Novel.’’

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Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Don Yaeger.



CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Israeli President Shimon Peres.


Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Oscar-fashion knockoffs.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Zac Efron.

Live! With Kelly at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Don Cheadle.

The Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. on HALMRK. Tips for cleaning appliances.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Nancy Grace.


The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jane Leeves.

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


Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Steven Ho; Mona performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jon Hamm; White Rabbits perform.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Comedian Joan Rivers.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Attorney Lani Guinier (Harvard Law School).

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Lindsay Lohan; Rob Riggle. Elvis Costello.

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


Bright Lights, Big City 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (OVAT) Michael J. Fox is a yuppie caught up in Manhattan nightlife. R (1988)

Fast Times at Ridgemont High 8 p.m. (ENCR) Intertwining tales of adolescent obsessions. Sean Penn. R (1982)

The Godfather, Part II 8 p.m. (AMC) Francis Ford Coppola’s sequel to his 1972 hit about an organized-crime family. Al Pacino. R (1974)

Scary Movie 8 p.m. (IFC) Raunchy spoof of teen horror films. Shawn Wayans. R (2000)

Tora! Tora! Tora! 8 p.m. (TCM) Account of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Martin Balsam. G (1970)

28 Days 8 p.m. (OXY) An alcoholic (Sandra Bullock) enters rehab. PG-13 (2000)

Carrie 8:15 p.m. (MAX) Tale of a teen (Sissy Spacek) with telekinetic powers. R (1976)

The Overbrook Brothers 8:25 p.m. (SUND) Jason (Nathan Harlan) goes on a cross-country journey to learn the truth about himself. NR (2009)

Eight Men Out 8:30 p.m. (WAM) John Sayles’s account of the 1919 Chicago Black Sox scandal. Charlie Sheen. PG (1988)

Sky High 8:30 p.m. (DISN) Derivative Disney fantasy about a high school for superheroes. Michael Angarano. PG (2005)

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 9 p.m. (FAM) Jim Carrey’s star-making vehicle about a sleuth searching for a missing dolphin is crude but funny. PG-13 (1994)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 9 p.m. (HBO2) An FBI agent (Martin Lawrence) goes undercover as an obese woman in order to catch a killer. PG-13 (2011)

Brooklyn’s Finest 9 p.m. (STARZ) Bleak look at the lives of three burnt-out Brooklyn cops. Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke. R (2010)

Notorious 9:30 p.m. (BET) The life and death of rapper Notorious B.I.G. is chronicled in this biopic starring Jamal Woolard. R (2009)

Burke and Hare 10 p.m. (TMC) Nineteenth-century grave robbers Burke (Simon Pegg) and Hare turn a tidy profit by becoming killers. R (2010)

Falling in Love 10 p.m. (FLIX) Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro as married people tempted into having an affair. PG-13 (1984)

Justice for Natalee Holloway 10 p.m. (LMN) Beth Holloway’s ongoing search for her missing daughter, Natalee, is chronicled. Tracy Pollan. NR (2011)

The Messenger 10 p.m. (SHO2) Injured Iraq War veteran Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) is posted at the Casualty Notification Office. R (2008)

Robin Hood 10 p.m. (MAX) Virtuous outlaw Robin Hood (Russell Crowe) and his band of allies fight corruption. PG-13 (2010)

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