Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Neighborhood Kitchens
4 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Richard Garcia, executive chef at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

Rough Cut 4:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Boston’s Old North Church, which features dentil molding.

This Old House Hour 5 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A workbench is built.


High School Quiz Show 6 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Brookline vs. Lincoln-Sudbury in the semifinals.


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Only a Game 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Emotional responses from around the country to the attacks in Boston.

Innovation Hub 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Guest author Charles Mann on whether humans change their ways enough to survive as a species.

Live From Fraser 5 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) Trio Cleonice in residence at the New England Conservatory.

Boston Symphony Orchestra Concert 7 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) Live broadcast of a conductor-free concert that includes serenades by Mozart and Dvorak.



Armageddon 8 p.m. (FX) Predictable disaster epic about a massive asteroid hurtling toward Earth. Bruce Willis. PG-13 (1998)

The Big Lebowski 8 p.m. (FLIX) A slacker gets mixed up in a kidnapping plot. Jeff Bridges. R (1998)

Control 8 p.m. (SUND) Absorbing rock-music biopic about the tragic life of British punk singer Ian Curtis (Sam Riley). R (2007)

Freaks 8 p.m. (TCM) Tod Browning’s cult classic about the close relationships among sideshow circus freaks. Harry Earles. NR (1932)

Glory Road 8 p.m. (38) Inspiring saga of the first NCAA basketball champs to start five black players. Josh Lucas. PG (2006)


The Last Samurai 8 p.m. (AMC) A Civil War vet (Tom Cruise) undergoes a spiritual rebirth in 1876 Japan. A gripping tale. R (2003)

Men in Black II 8 p.m., 9:45 p.m. (TNT) Secret agents hunt aliens on Earth. Uninspired retread of the original. Will Smith. PG-13 (2002)

Prom 8:40 p.m. (WAM) A high-school prom enthusiast (Aimee Teegarden) struggles with a newfound attraction to a classmate. PG (2011)

Dude, Where’s My Car? 9 p.m. (FXM) Disjointed buddy comedy about two dimwits searching for a missing car. Ashton Kutcher. PG-13 (2000)

Land of the Dead 9 p.m. (TMC) Chiller about zombies attacking an apocalyptic stronghold. Simon Baker. R (2005)

The Living Daylights 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (G4) Timothy Dalton takes over as 007 to battle the Soviets. PG (1987)

Lottery Ticket 9 p.m. (BET) A man (Bow Wow) in the projects hides from thugs to protect a lottery ticket worth $370 million. PG-13 (2010)

Planet of the Apes 9 p.m. (44) An astronaut crash-lands on a planet governed by a race of civilized simians. Charlton Heston. G (1968)

Resident Evil: Retribution
9 p.m. (STARZ) Alice seeks the truth about her origins and scours the planet to find the zombie plague’s source. R (2012)

Uncorked 9 p.m. (HALMRK) A workaholic (Julie Benz) takes a business trip that unexpectedly turns into a vacation. NR (2010)

Grandma’s Boy 9:30 p.m. (COM) A 35-year-old stoner moves in with his grandmother. Crude comedy. Allen Covert. R (2006)

Ghostbusters 9:50 p.m. (ENCR) Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis as paranormal exterminators. PG (1984)

Bon Jovi: Inside Out 10 p.m. (VH1) Bon Jovi perform from London’s O2 Arena and New York’s MetLife Stadium. NR (2012)

Hick 10 p.m. (SHO2) Nebraskan teen Luli (Chloe Moretz) runs away, and learns that life on the road can be dangerous. R (2011)

The Princess Bride 10 p.m., midnight (BRAVO) Rob Reiner’s tale of swordplay and love. Cary Elwes. PG (1987)

Secrets in the Walls 10 p.m. (LMN) A single mom (Jeri Ryan) and her daughters move into a haunted house. NR (2010)

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World 10 p.m. (MAX) Two neighbors embark on a road trip as a massive asteroid heads toward Earth. R (2012)

Wet Hot American Summer
10 p.m. (FLIX) Spoof of summer-camp films set at a Maine summer camp circa 1981. Episodic and uneven. Paul Rudd. R (2001)