Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


High School Quiz Show
6 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Lexington and Hingham high schools compete in the quarterfinals. Billy Costa hosts.


Innovation Hub 7 a.m.
WGBH-FM (89.7) Ari Taube, founder of Mini Pops, Trevor Nelson and Brian Whittemore, founders of Pure Pest, and Lisa Reilly, founder and president, REEL Entrepreneurs, discuss fostering an innovative business.


Only a Game 7 a.m. and
7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Barney Reed, America’s bad boy of table tennis, fights for an Olympic spot, and the forgettable Charlotte Bobcats put a merciful end to their abysmal season.

Highway 61 Revisited 8 a.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) A look at the many contributions of Herb Pedersen.

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Mountain Stage 2 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Music from Fountains of Wayne, Marc Broussard, Amanda Shires.

Boston Symphony Orchestra 7 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) Conductor Bernard Haitink leads the BSO in Debussy’s Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the “Pastoral.”


Napoleon Dynamite 6 p.m. (IFC) Absurd, disarmingly funny comedy about a high school nerd (Jon Heder). PG (2004)


National Security 6 p.m. (BET) Steve Zahn and Martin Lawrence as rent-a-cops in this standard buddy flick. PG-13 (2003)

Road House 6:25 p.m. (CMT) Patrick Swayze as a bouncer hired to clean up a bar. R (1989)

The Heart of the Game 6:30 p.m. (ESPNC) Stirring profile of a girls high school basketball coach. PG-13 (2005)

Local Hero 7 p.m. (44) Tale of a Texas oil company trying to buy a Scottish village. Peter Riegert. PG (1983)

Toy Story 3 7 p.m. (WAM) Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) and the rest of the toys escape from a day care center. G (2010)

I, Robot 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m. (FXM) Slick sci-fi action about a cop (Will Smith) who discovers robots are killing humans in 2035. PG-13 (2004)

The Blind Side 8 p.m. (5)
A wealthy Memphis woman (Sandra Bullock) adopts a troubled but talented young football player. PG-13 (2009)

Braveheart 8 p.m., midnight (AMC) Mel Gibson as Scottish rebel William Wallace. R (1995)

The Crucible 8 p.m. (SUND) Arthur Miller adapted his play about the Salem witch trials. Winona Ryder. PG-13 (1996)

Hendrix 8 p.m., midnight (OVAT) Wood Harris plays rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix. NR (2000)

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 8 p.m., 10:45 p.m. (BRAVO) Chapter 3 finds Indy (Harrison Ford) and his dad (Sean Connery) searching for the Holy Grail. PG-13 (1989)

Larry Crowne 8 p.m. (HBO) Navy veteran Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) signs up for classes at a community college. Julia Roberts. PG-13 (2011)

Sophie’s Choice 8 p.m. (FLIX) Meryl Streep as a Polish refugee with a horrible secret. R (1982)

The Third Man 8 p.m. (TCM) Graham Greene’s classic thriller about intrigue in postwar Vienna. Joseph Cotten. NR (1949)

Walk the Line 8 p.m. (38) Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon are superb as Johnny Cash and June Carter. PG-13 (2005)

Alice in Wonderland 9 p.m. (FAM) The timeless tale of a girl (Mia Wasikowska) who gets lost in a beautiful but deadly fantasy world. PG (2010)

Brief Encounter 10 p.m. (TCM) Noel Coward’s tale of the romance of a doctor (Trevor Howard) and a married woman. NR (1946)

25th Hour 10:15 p.m. (SUND) A drug dealer’s last night before jail. Edward Norton sizzles in Spike Lee’s riveting drama. R (2002)

Finding Neverland 11:30 p.m. (FAM) Touching portrait of “Peter Pan” author J.M. Barrie (Johnny Depp). PG (2004)

Mutiny on the Bounty 11:30 p.m. (TCM) Tyranny and revolt at sea. Marlon Brando. NR (1961)

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