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) Encore: “The Emancipation Proclamation.”


Books 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) “A Storm Too Soon” by Michael Tougias; “Animal” by Casey Sherman.



Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer
4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Composer Augusta Reed Thomas.

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Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Friday News Quiz.”

Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 2 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) “Drive Time Live,” pianist Inon Barnatan.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) “Week in Review.”

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Defeating despair.




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. Steve Buscemi; Jack Hanna.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. The Haydenettes perform on ice.

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


Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Steve Carell; Allison Williams.

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Halle Berry; Morris Chestnut.

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

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Bill Engvall; Andy Dick; Bobby Knight.


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. Steve Carell; Kimberly Williams-Paisley.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Padma
Lakshmi (guest cohost); Josh Henderson.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4;
5 p.m. on Ch. 64. Newlyweds struggle with infidelity.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Jon Bon

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

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. Joel McHale.


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 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Craig Ferguson; Vera Farmiga.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Kobe Bryant. Rival Sons perform.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Seth Meyers. Dropkick Murphys perform.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Authors Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman.

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

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. Megan


Blood and Wine 6:30 p.m. (SUND) A wine dealer plans a heist. Jack Nicholson. R (1996)

Napoleon Dynamite 6:45 p.m. (HBO) Disarmingly funny comedy about a high school nerd (Jon Heder). PG (2004)

Bad Boys 7 p.m. (BRAVO) Cops try to recover stolen drugs in this buddy comedy. Will Smith, Martin Lawrence. R (1995)

Superbad 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m. (FX) Three nerdy friends have a wild night of comic misadventures. Jonah Hill. R (2007)

Battleship 8 p.m. (HBO2) The US Navy battles alien invaders. PG-13 (2012)

Miss Congeniality 8 p.m. (WE) An FBI agent (Sandra Bullock) infiltrates a beauty pageant. PG-13 (2000)

Moonraker 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (G4) Bond (Roger Moore) tracks a skyjacked space shuttle. PG (1979)

Hitch 8:30 p.m. (TBS) A dating guru (Will Smith) woos a columnist who doesn’t fall for his smooth style. PG-13 (2005)

Europa ’51 10 p.m. (TCM)
Roberto Rossellini directs Ingrid Bergman as a socialite in Rome. NR (1951)

Across the Great Divide 10:20 p.m. (WAM) Cross-country trek of two frontier orphans. Heather Rattray. G (1976)