Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston’s Beat the Press With Emily Rooney
7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)


Fenway 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Fenway is on fire, with a slew of new restaurants, upscale apartment buildings, and retail stores.


WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The new Museum of Fine Arts exhibit of stolen Italian Art recovered by the Italian “Art Squad” opens.


Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) MIT’s Jonathan Gruber, who helped to write the Affordable Care Act.

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

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

Nightside With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Brattle Book Shop owner Ken Gloss.




CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jim Nantz.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. A preview of the Miss America pageant.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Robert De Niro; the “Golden Sisters.”

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

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Chef Richard Blais.


Steve Harvey at 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 3 p.m. on Ch. 64.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Robert De Niro; Isaiah Washington.


The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Lisa Marie Presley performs.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6; 1:07 a.m. on Ch. 6. Robert De Niro and
Michelle Pfeiffer; Valerie Harper. Emeli Sande performs.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Andy Samberg.


Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on HBO; 1:30 a.m. on HBO2.

Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64. Angela Bassett. Emblem 3 performs.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Zooey Deschanel; Terry Crews. Buena Vista Social Club performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Bill Hader; Richard Simmons. Alpine performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Phil McGraw; comedian Tom Dreesen.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. The 50th anniversary of the Birmingham church bombing is discussed with former US attorney Douglas Jones; and Lisa McNair and Diane Braddock, whose sisters died in the blast.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Scarlett Johansson. Drake 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. Seth Green; comedian Andi Osho.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Michael Shannon; Josh Rushing.


The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (FXM) A man is born in his 80s in 1918 New Orleans and proceeds to age in reverse. Brad Pitt. PG-13 (2008)

The Book of Eli 8 p.m. (TNT) Eli (Denzel Washington) roams a postapocalyptic world, protecting a sacred tome. R (2009)

A Good Year 8 p.m. (SUND)
A London investment broker inherits a vineyard in France. Russell Crowe. PG-13 (2006)

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service 8 p.m. (ENCR) George Lazenby as Bond. PG (1969)

The Pianist 8 p.m. (FLIX) Wrenching Holocaust drama about a Polish Jew (Adrien Brody). R (2002)

Soylent Green 8 p.m. (TCM) Melodrama set in overpopulated, undernourished 21st-century Manhattan. Charlton Heston. PG (1973)

The Warriors 8 p.m. (IFC) Surreal vision of gangs roaming New York City. R (1979)

Old School 9 p.m. (VH1) Three men start a frat in this uneven “Animal House” rip-off starring Will Ferrell. R (2003)

Forces of Nature 10 p.m. (STYLE) A groom (Ben Affleck) meets a free spirit (Sandra Bullock) en route to his wedding. PG-13 (1999)