Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston “Beat the Press” 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)

Basic Black 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A look at Nov. 6: who won, who lost, and why.


Going Coastal 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Autumn adventures around coastal Maine.



Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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Live at Noon noon WUMB-FM (91.9) Hayley Reardon.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The week in the news.

Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 2 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) “Drive Time Live,” featuring the Boston Chamber Music Society.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Bradley Jay sits in for Dan.


World Café 10 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Beth Orton.



CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Election coverage and news of the day.

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. Emily Schuman; Donna Karan.


Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Taylor Lautner; the Brooklynettes.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Buddy Valastro (“Cake Boss”).

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Steve and guest Cedric the Entertainer preside over a singing contest.

The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. Kristen Bell.

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


The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tom Selleck; Sarah Wayne Callies; Rick Bayless.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Motivational speaker Iyanla Vanzant.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. A look at miracles.

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25.

The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner; Kirstie Alley.


Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on HBO; 2:35 a.m. on HBO2.

Charlie Rose at 11:30 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Meredith Vieira and Richard Cohen; Michael Kosta. Christina Perri performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Matthew Perry. Divine Fits perform.

Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Daniel Craig; Stephenie Meyer. Boys Like Girls perform.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. Eugene Jarecki.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Taylor Lautner; Kevin Pollak; Cody Chesnutt.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Eric Idle; Emily VanCamp.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. T.J. Miller; Michael Muller.


Eight Below 6 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (OXY) A marooned sled-dog team tries to survive in Antarctica. PG (2006)

Ransom 7:15 p.m. (SHO2) An executive turns the tables on his son’s abductors. Mel Gibson. R (1996)

Bend It Like Beckham 8 p.m. (SUND) English teen (Parminder K. Nagra) dreams of soccer stardom. PG-13 (2002)

A Fistful of Dollars 8 p.m. (TCM) Spaghetti western with Clint Eastwood. R (1964)

Shanghai Knights 8 p.m. (ENCR) A sheriff and his pal battle two megalomaniacs. Jackie Chan. PG-13 (2003)

V for Vendetta 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (BBCA) A masked avenger leads a revolution against tyranny in a futuristic Britain. Natalie Portman. R (2006)

Message in a Bottle 9 p.m. (STYLE) A reporter tracks the author of a note in a bottle. Kevin Costner. PG-13 (1999)

Christmas Song 10 p.m. (HALMRK) Teachers face off in a Christmas-carol competition and vie for a job. NR (2012)

The Squid and the Whale
10 p.m. (SUND) Incisive account of two young boys coping with their parents’ divorce. Jeff Daniels. R (2005)