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: Woodworking With Tommy Mac 4:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Making a keepsake box with a herringbone veneer-patterned top.


Only a Game 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors.


Innovation Hub 10 a.m.WGBH-FM (89.7) The future of higher education.

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New England Summer Festivals 6 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) The Marlboro Music Festival in southern Vermont.


Bad Boys II 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (TV1) Two cops take on a Cuban drug bigwig. Monotonous violence, flat humor. Will Smith, Martin Lawrence. R (2003)

88 Minutes 8 p.m. (38) A forensic psychiatrist races against time after receiving a death threat. Al Pacino. R (2007)

The Hills Have Eyes 8 p.m. (IFC) Grisly remake of Wes Craven’s 1977 shocker, starring Kathleen Quinlan. R (2006)


How Stella Got Her Groove Back 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) A woman (Angela Bassett) dates a younger man. R (1998)

Independence Day 8 p.m. (A&E) Megahit about alien spaceships attacking Earth. Spectacular effects. Will Smith. PG-13 (1996)

It’s Complicated 8 p.m. (OXY) A divorced couple (Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin) rediscover their passion for one another. R (2009)

The Last King of Scotland
8 p.m. (SUND) Best actor Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker portrays Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. R (2006)

Monsters vs. Aliens 8 p.m.,


10 p.m. (FXM) Monsters battle aliens who plan to destroy Earth in this animated film. Voices include Rainn Wilson. PG (2009)

The Patriot 8 p.m. (ENCR) Mel Gibson is a farmer-turned-fighter in 1776 in this rousing but violent epic. R (2000)

S.W.A.T. 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (AMC) update of the ‘70s TV show about an elite police unit. Samuel L. Jackson. PG-13 (2003)

The Proposal 8 p.m. (FX) A businesswoman (Sandra Bullock) rushes into a marriage of convenience with her young assistant. PG-13 (2009)

Turner & Hooch 8 p.m. (FLIX) A cop inherits a murdered man’s dog. Tom Hanks. PG (1989)

The Announcement 8:30 p.m., midnight (ESPNC) Former Lakers star Magic Johnson’s life. NR (2012)

Class Act 9 p.m. (FUSE) Kid ‘n Play (Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin) as students mistaken for each other. PG-13 (1992)

Ever After 9 p.m. (HALMRK) Drew Barrymore as a strong-willed 16th-century orphan. PG-13 (1998)

Ghostbusters II 9 p.m. (WAM) They’re back with slime on their hands. Bill Murray. PG (1989)

Halloween: Resurrection
9 p.m. (TMC) Gory sequel has teens spending the night in Michael Myers’ childhood home. Busta Rhymes. R (2002)

Happy Gilmore 9 p.m. (FAM) Romp about a hockey player (Adam Sandler) turned golfer. PG-13 (1996)

Maid in Manhattan 9 p.m. (E) Fluffy romance about a politician who mistakes a hotel worker (Jennifer Lopez) for a socialite. PG-13 (2002)

To Rome With Love 9 p.m. (STARZ) People in Rome find their lives intersecting. A couple are torn apart by new love interests. R (2012)

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 9:10 p.m. (SPIKE) Chapter 3 finds Indy (Harrison Ford) and his dad (Sean Connery) searching for the Holy Grail. PG-13 (1989)

A Low Down Dirty Shame
9:40 p.m. (FLIX) Keenen Ivory Wayans’ sendup of ‘70s blaxploitation films. R (1994)

Catfish 10 p.m. (MTV) A New York-based photographer travels to Michigan to meet a woman he’s been romancing online. PG-13 (2010)

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 10 p.m. (COM) Silly nerds-vs.-jocks comedy about a dodgeball showdown. Ben Stiller. PG-13 (2004)

For Colored Girls 10 p.m. (BET) Ensemble drama about nine black women, including a promiscuous single gal (Thandie Newton). R (2010)

Not Easily Broken 10 p.m. (LMN) A car crash triggers a marital crisis for a couple. Morris Chestnut, Taraji P. Henson. PG-13 (2009)

Rock of Ages 10 p.m. (MAX) Musical about two dreamers who fall in love during the hair-metal scene. PG-13 (2012)