Greater Boston “Beat the Press” 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A discussion of the major issues of the week.
Fighting Fat 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) New weapons in the battle against fat.
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)
Live at Noon noon WUMB-FM (91.9) Annie and the Beekeepers.
Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 2 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) “Drive Time Live,” featuring pianist Judith Lynn Stillman and the Cassatt String Quartet.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The week in the news.
NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Professional gambler Mike Arsenault.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Chef Thomas Keller.
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Rachael Ray; wildlife expert Jack Hanna.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Anne Burrell.
Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Tracy Morgan. Rod Stewart performs.
Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Helen Hunt.
Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. “Sister Wives” stars discuss their polygamous lifestyle.
The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. Sports heckler Robin Ficker.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Beth Behrs; Christine Ha.
The Doctors at 2 p.m. on
Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kristin Davis; Melanie Lynskey.
Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Dog-behavior expert Cesar Millan.
Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Chelsea Handler.
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. Social activists who make a difference in their communities.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10.
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. Marisa Tomei; Carson Daly. Il Volo performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jack Hanna; Max Greenfield.
Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Martin Short; Suraj Sharma (“Life of Pi”). Ne-Yo performs.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. Aimee Mann.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Taylor Lautner; Kevin Pollak. The Wallflowers perform.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tim Meadows; Mayim Bialik.
Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Naomie Harris; Dino Stamatopoulos. Brandi Carlile performs.
Fox and Friends Saturday at
6 a.m. on FNC.
The Story of Mankind 6 p.m. (TCM) History, Hollywood style. Hedy Lamarr. NR (1957)
Shattered Glass 6:20 p.m. (HBO2) Fact-based story of a journalist who fabricated articles. Hayden Christensen. PG-13 (2003)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 7 p.m., 9 p.m. (FXM) Citified critter castaways are airlifted off the island only to crash in the jungle. PG (2008)
The Dark Knight 8 p.m. (TNT) Batman (Christian Bale) and DA Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) join forces to arrest crime lords. PG-13 (2008)
The March Sisters at Christmas 8 p.m. (LIFE) A contemporary adaptation of “Little Women.” NR (2012)
Traffic 8:30 p.m. (SHO2) Oscar-winning drama about drug trafficking. Michael Douglas. R (2000)
The Three Musketeers 10 p.m. (SHO) D’Artagnan (Logan Lerman) joins the musketeers in their fight against Cardinal Richelieu. PG-13 (2011)
Hobo With a Shotgun 11:05 p.m. (TMC) Trigger-happy hobo (Rutger Hauer) takes aim at crime boss. NR (2011)
War of the Worlds 11:15 p.m. (TNT) Steven Spielberg’s ripping spectacle about aliens invading Earth. Tom Cruise. PG-13 (2005)