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)


Lynn 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Is it still the city of sin?



Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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Live at Noon noon WUMB-FM (91.9) Amy Black.

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

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Monitoring the unemployed?




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

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. Dick Wolf.

Dr. Phil at 9 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on Ch. 64. A woman threatens to leave her husband if he doesn’t stop lying to her.

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


Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. A woman hopes to date a Steve look-alike.

The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. A woman discusses what her life has been like after losing her limbs as a result of a flesh-eating virus.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Cee Lo Green (guest cohost); Tyler Perry; Emeril Lagasse.


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. Kim Coles (guest cohost); Naomi Judd; chef David Myers.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Barbara-Lee Edwards (guest cohost); motivational speaker Josh Shipp.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Michael Morton, who served 25 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of his wife’s murder.

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. Fitness experts Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper, Dolvett Quince.

The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Relieving pain without prescription medication.

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


Greater Boston at 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2.

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. Courteney Cox; Joy Behar. Youngblood Hawke performs.

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

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

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Mel Brooks; Jake Tapper. Jason Aldean performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. Matt Damon.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Bill Cosby; Tempestt Bledsoe. Grace Potter performs.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. The Imagineers perform.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Ed Burns. The Features perform.


The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 6:15 p.m. (SUND) Nazi commandant’s son befriends Jewish boy in a concentration camp. PG-13 (2008)

The Full Monty 6:25 p.m. (HBO2) Comedy about steelworkers who become strippers. Robert Carlyle. R (1997)

Raiders of the Lost Ark 7 p.m. (SPIKE) Indiana Jones tries to locate the Ark of the Covenant. PG (1981)

Creature From the Black Lagoon 8 p.m. (TCM) Monster classic about the discovery of a fish creature. G (1954)

Enter the Dragon 8 p.m. (AMC) Bruce Lee as a martial-arts expert in a tale of vengeance. R (1973)

Notorious 9 p.m. (VH1) The life and death of rapper Notorious B.I.G. is chronicled in this biopic. R (2009)

Full Metal Jacket 9:50 p.m. (ENCR) Stanley Kubrick's vision of Vietnam as seen by a group of Marines. R (1987)

Failure to Launch 10 p.m. (TBS) A 35-year-old (Matthew McConaughey) won't move out of his parents’ house. PG-13 (2006)

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life 11:40 p.m. (FLIX) A manic collection of sketches. Graham Chapman. R (1982)