Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) “Beat the Press” A discussion of the major issues of the week.

Basic Black 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A panel discussion of topics of interest to communities of color.


Liam 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A team of doctors at Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary is helping to restore the hearing of Liam Gannon, who was born without ears due to a rare genetic disorder.



Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 2 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) “Drive Time Live” New England Conservatory of Music’s Trio Cleonice.

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

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Joyce Kulhawik’s Oscar predictions.




CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Ted Sarandos, chief content officer, Netflix.

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. Giada De Laurentiis; Paula Deen.

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

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10.


Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.

The Jeff Probst Show at 10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. Lisa Rinna; Walton Goggins.

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


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. Dermot Mulroney; chef Wolfgang Puck.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Marilu Henner.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on Ch. 64. A mother who flosses her 20-year-old daughter’s teeth and does her 15-year-old son’s homework.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Joan and Melissa Rivers.

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..


Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on HBO; 2:25 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. Thenewno2 performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live: This Week at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Highlights from this week’s shows.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Bill Carter and the Blame perform.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 1 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Gina Messina-Dysert.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Stephen Colbert.

Nightline at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. William Shatner; Alona Tal.


Soul Surfer 7 p.m. (WAM) Bethany (AnnaSophia Robb) attempts a surfing comeback after losing an arm. PG (2011)

Die Hard With a Vengeance 7:50 p.m. (MAX) Sequel in which cop Bruce Willis takes on a terrorist. R (1995)

Here Comes Mr. Jordan 8 p.m. (TCM) A boxer (Robert Montgomery) dies before his time. NR (1941)

Liar Liar 8 p.m. (VH1) A slick lawyer must speak only the truth. Jim Carrey. PG-13 (1997)

300 8 p.m. (TNT) Epic about undermanned Spartans battling Persian forces in 480 B.C. Gerard Butler. R (2007)

Winter’s Bone 8 p.m. (LMN) Ozarks teen (Jennifer Lawrence) risks her life to find her criminal father. R (2010)

The Princess Bride 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (BBCA) Rob Reiner’s tale of swordplay and love. Cary Elwes. PG (1987)

Erin Brockovich 10 p.m. (WE) Julia Roberts investigates a utility company. R (2000)

On Any Sunday 10 p.m., 11:45 p.m. (ESPNC) Bruce Brown’s ode to motorcycle racing. G (1971)