Greater Boston With Emily Rooney 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Edgar B. Herwick explored Boston city archives, swam in the Charles, and investigated Boston’s public toilets for the Curiosity Desk.
New England Notebook 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Ted Reinstein agreed to give us all the back stories on the memorable places and characters captured in his inimitable style.
WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” with Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
Nightside With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Coming soon, the end of home mail delivery?
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
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.
Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. A past interview with Steven Tyler.
Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Carol Burnett; chef Sara Moulton.
Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Robin Thicke performs.
Today at 11 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 2:05 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.
The Doctors at 2 p.m. on
Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Cyndi Lauper (guest cohost).
Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4;
5 p.m. on Ch. 64.
Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Judge Judy Sheindlin.
The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. Andrew Weil.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Christina Applegate. Maroon 5 performs.
Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.
Conan at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on TBS. Ken Jeong. The Black Angels perform.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1:02 a.m. on COM. Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.).
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:33 a.m. on COM. Novelist Colum McCann.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kristen Bell. Phillip Phillips performs.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Harrison Ford; Keri Russell. Joan Jett performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tina Fey. Valerie June performs.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Carol Burnett.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.
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. Jonah Hill; race-car driver Tony Kanaan.
Being John Malkovich 6 p.m. (SUND) A puppeteer gains access to John Malkovich’s brain. John Cusack. R (1999)
The Ladykillers 6:10 p.m. (ENCR) An aged landlady upsets a criminal’s plans for a heist. Tom Hanks. R (2004)
16 Blocks 7 p.m. (AMC) A cop (Bruce Willis) tries to keep a witness alive. PG-13 (2006)
The Bridge on the River Kwai 8 p.m. (TCM) David Lean’s Oscar-winning prisoner-of-war epic. Alec Guinness. NR (1957)
Crossfire Hurricane 8 p.m. (HBO2) A history of the Rolling Stones features archival footage of the British band’s 1960s performances. NR (2012)
Primary Colors 9 p.m. (MAX) Biting satire about a Clintonesque presidential candidate (John Travolta). R (1998)
Quadrophenia 10 p.m. (FLIX) Mods vs. Rockers in 1960s London. Phil Daniels. R (1979)
The Woman in Black 10:30 p.m. (SHO) Widowed attorney Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) is haunted by a vengeful ghost. PG-13 (2012)
Batman Begins 11 p.m. (SPIKE) A billionaire (Christian Bale) becomes a caped crusader in this solid crime thriller. PG-13 (2005)