Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston’s Beat the Press With Emily Rooney
7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Media critics discuss the week’s biggest stories.


Main Streets and Back Roads: North Quabbin 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A part of the state that’s blessed by natural beauty but challenged by economic changes.


WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)


Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Kara Miller on the life of Nikola Tesla.

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

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The band White Buffalo.

Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Mary Lou Andre on dressing well for success.




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.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Luke Bryan performs.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Whitney Cummings (guest cohost); Cuba Gooding Jr.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Katherine Heigl; Dr. Travis Stork.


Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.

The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. Singer Lalah Hathaway.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Cast of “The Butler.”


The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. The Backstreet Boys perform.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Models Iman, Paulina Porizkova, and Veronica Webb.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Faith Hill performs.


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. Aaron Paul; Selena Gomez.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Michael Cera; Martha Stewart. Ra Ra Riot performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Eva Mendes.

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

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. Steven Tyler; Olga Kurylenko.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.


The Whole Nine Yards 6:35 p.m. (MAX) A dentist discovers his neighbor is a mobster. Bruce Willis. R (2000)

Lawless 7 p.m. (SHO2) Three brothers get into the bootlegging business during the Great Depression. R (2012)

Do the Right Thing 8 p.m. (TMC) Spike Lee’s tale about racial tensions in a Brooklyn neighborhood. R (1989)

Hot Fuzz 8 p.m. (BBCA) Madcap romp about a London cop (Simon Pegg) teamed with a small-town bobby. R (2007)

Mildred Pierce 8 p.m. (TCM)
A woman attains success in business but fails with her daughter. Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth. NR (1945)

Radio 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (FXM) Uplifting portrait of a mentally handicapped man (Cuba Gooding Jr.), who befriends a coach. PG (2003)

The Time Traveler’s Wife
8 p.m. (TNT) A rare disorder causes a librarian (Eric Bana) to travel through time when under extreme stress. Rachel McAdams. PG-13 (2009)

Frankenweenie 9 p.m. (STARZ) Schoolboy Victor resurrects his deceased dog Sparky as part of a science experiment. PG (2012)

Good Burger 9 p.m. (FAM) Comedy about the goings-on at a fast-food joint. Kenan Thompson. PG (1997)

The Big Chill 10 p.m. (SUND) Lawrence Kasdan’s study of college friends reunited for a funeral. Kevin Kline. R (1983)