Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 pm WGBH (Channel 2)

Rick Steves’ Europe: Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips 7:30 pm WGBH (Channel 2) A look at Florence’s artistic treasures and trips to the cities of Pisa and Lucca.

Roadside Stories 8 pm WGBH (Channel 2) Meet a novelist and composer with a giant pipe organ in his house.


Windows to the Wild: Exploring the Night Sky 8:30 pm
WGBH (Channel 2) A canoe trip down the Missisquoi River, which begins in Vermont.

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Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure
9 pm WGBH (Channel 2) Uncovering the story of Leonardo Da Vinci.

POV: In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee 10 pm WGBH (Channel 2) Deann Borshay Liem’s “In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee” explores questions of identity as she explores how she arrived in America from Korea to be adopted in 1966, using the name of another girl.

Radio Highlights

Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) What’s happening in Boston for the weekend.

Boston Public Radio 12 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” featuring Christopher Lydon.


Tell Me More 2 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Headlines, issues, and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America.

The World 3 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Lisa Mullens, Marco Werman, and others share global perspectives.



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

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Ben Kingsley.


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

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Debi Gutierrez.


The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kathy Griffin.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Alison Sweeney; Michael Buble performs.


Greater Boston at 6 p.m. on Ch. 44; 7 p.m. on Ch. 2; midnight on Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 a.m. on TBS. Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and
1:01 a.m. on COM. Rhodes Scholar and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens, CEO of The Mission Continues.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:31 a.m. on COM. Ben Kingsley (“Iron Man 3”).

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Matt Lauer; AWOLNATION performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at
11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Robert Downey Jr. (“Iron Man 3”); the Airborne Toxic Event perform.

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

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Zach Galifianakis; Icona Pop performs; Too $hort sits in with the Roots.

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


Duel in the Sun 8 p.m. (TCM) King Vidor’s lusty epic of love and violence in old Texas. Jennifer Jones. NR (1947)

Fright Night 8 p.m. (TMC) A suburban teen (Anton Yelchin) seeks the help of a Las Vegas magician in order to kill a vampire. R (2011)

Ice Age: Continental Drift
8 p.m. (HBO2) Manny, Diego and Sid encounter a ship full of pirates and have an unexpected reunion. PG (2012)

The Last Lions 9 p.m., midnight () This documentary follows a mother lioness in Botswana as she tries to keep her cubs safe. PG (2011)

Saw VI 9 p.m. (SYFY) Detective Hoffman (Costas Mandylor) continues the work of serial killer Jigsaw. R (2009)

Wayne’s World 9 p.m. (FUSE) A slick operator promotes Wayne and Garth’s TV show. Mike Myers. PG-13 (1992)

Goon 10 p.m. (TMC) A tough bouncer becomes a minor-league hockey sensation thanks to his fighting skills. R (2011)

Reviving Ophelia 10 p.m. (LMN) Two sisters (Jane Kaczmarek, Kim Dickens) support each other as they raise their teen daughters. NR (2010)

The Stranger 10 p.m. (SPIKE) An amnesiac (Steve Austin) vows revenge against those who stole his identity. R (2009)