Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Neighborhood Kitchens: Marcos Sanchez/Tres Gatos
4 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) How to make tapas and churros with spiced chocolate sauce.

This Old House Hour: Essex 2012-13: Cottage Style 5 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Shingles are woven around a corner.

High School Quiz Show 6 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Massachusetts high schools go head-to-head in an academic battle of the brains.



Only a Game 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Nicaraguan baseball, and the movie “Slap Shot.”

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Innovation Hub 10 a.m.WGBH-FM (89.7) The New York Times’ Bruce Feller on the secrets of happy families.

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

Boston Symphony Orchestra From Tanglewood 8 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) The BSO performs Leonard Bernstein’s score to “West Side Story.”


“¡Con Salsa!” 10 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Chucho Valdés & the Afro-Cuban Messengers’ new album “Border-Free.”

Nightside With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030)


Air Force One 8 p.m. (ENCR) Terrorists take the president (Harrison Ford) hostage. R (1997)

Daddy’s Little Girls 8 p.m. (BET) A divorced father tries to win custody of his three daughters. Idris Elba. PG-13 (2007)

Death at a Funeral 8 p.m.,
11 p.m. (TV1) Aaron (Chris Rock) attempts to bury his recently deceased father while dealing with his family. R (2010)


Fast and Furious 8 p.m. (USA) Fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) teams with Agent Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker). PG-13 (2009)

Kinsey 8 p.m. (SUND) Provocative biopic of pioneering sex researcher Alfred Kinsey. Liam Neeson. R (2004)

Lawless 8 p.m. (SHO) Three rebellious brothers get into the bootlegging business during the Great Depression. R (2012)

Scarface 8 p.m. (IFC) De Palma’s gory study of a Cuban cocaine kingpin. Al Pacino. R (1983)

Shooter 8 p.m. (TNT) Actioner about an ex-Marine sniper (Mark Wahlberg) set up for a political assassination. R (2007)

Sleeping with the Enemy
8 p.m. (E) An abused wife (Julia Roberts) fakes her death. R (1991)

Slumdog Millionaire 8 p.m. (38) Best Picture winner about an orphan (Dev Patel) from the slums of India. R (2008)

Ted 8 p.m. (HBO) A man is roommates with a sentient teddy bear who was brought to life by a childhood wish. R (2012)

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 8 p.m. (SHO2) Bella (Kristen Stewart) becomes pregnant after marrying Edward (Robert Pattinson). PG-13 (2011)

The Women 8 p.m. (TCM) George Cukor’s classic tale of gossip among a group of friends. Norma Shearer. NR (1939)

Beetlejuice 9 p.m. (WAM) A deceased couple hire a “bio-exorcist” (Michael Keaton) to scare off an odd family. PG (1988)

Celeste and Jesse Forever 9 p.m. (STARZ) A media consultant decides to divorce her lazy husband and focus on her career. R (2011)

Oh, God! 9 p.m. (44) George Burns as God and John Denver as His unlikely messenger. PG (1977)

Sex and the City 9 p.m. (OXY) The romantic adventures of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) and her three friends continue. R (2008)

Walking Tall 9 p.m. (SPIKE) The Rock fights a war against vice and corruption in this slick remake of the 1973 hit. PG-13 (2004)

Choke 10 p.m. (SUND) Offbeat portrait of a sex-addicted scam artist (Sam Rockwell). R (2008)

A Christmas Wish 10 p.m. (HALMRK) A down-on-her-luck mom (Kristy Swanson) finds herself penniless and homeless just before Christmas. NR (2011)

Crimes of Passion 10 p.m. (LMN) Amorous co-workers slap their employers with a bogus lawsuit for sexual harassment. Dina Meyer. NR (2004)

The Five-Year Engagement
10 p.m. (HBO) A couple’s wedding is interrupted by a number of surprises over the course of five years. R (2012)

Half Baked 10 p.m. (MTV) Potheads scheme to bail their buddy out of jail by selling pot. Dave Chappelle. R (1998)