Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


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

Basic Black 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A discussion of the government shutdown and the Affordable Care Act.

Open Studio With Jared
8:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours.”



Waterways 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Folks who can’t get enough of Boston Harbor.


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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) “Friday News Quiz.”

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


Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Inflation and the tooth fairy.



CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Angie Llanas . Lorde performs.

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. Kimberly Williams-Paisley.

The Queen Latifah Show at
9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 3 p.m. on
Ch. 6. Kelly Osbourne; Gladys Knight.

Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on
Ch. 38; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 50. Ann and Mitt Romney; Nicholas Sparks.

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

Bethenny at 11 a.m. on Ch. 25; 3 p.m. on Ch. 12.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Sean “Diddy” Combs.


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. Raquel Welch.

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; 1:07 a.m. on Ch. 6. Judge Judy; Bridget Moynahan.

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. Wendy Williams.

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


Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on HBO; 1:45 a.m. on HBO2.

The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64. Gina Gershon; Amber Riley and Derek Hough.

Charlie Rose at 11:30 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Terry Bradshaw. Nelly performs.

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. Tom Selleck. Albert Hammond Jr. performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. David Dinkins.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Artie Lange; Mario Batali.

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. Justin Long.


His Girl Friday 6:15 p.m. (TCM) Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in a newspaper farce. NR (1940)

Last Days of Disco 7:30 p.m. (SUND) College grads try to fit into the trendy '80s night life. Chloe Sevigny. R (1998)

Do the Right Thing 8 p.m. (SHO2) Spike Lee’s tale about racial tensions in a Brooklyn, N.Y., neighborhood. R (1989)

True Grit 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (FXM) An alcoholic US marshal (Jeff Bridges) and a 14-year-old girl track down her father’s killer. PG-13 (2010)

Warm Bodies 8:15 p.m. (MAX) A zombie befriends the daughter of a military leader charged with exterminating the undead. PG-13 (2013)

28 Days Later 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (BBCA) Suspenseful, apocalyptic thriller about flesh-eating zombies in London. Cillian Murphy. R (2002)

Night of the Living Dead
9:30 p.m. (TCM) Cult classic about zombies running amok. Russell Streiner. NR (1968)

Basic Instinct 10:30 p.m.
(ENCR) A cop (Michael Douglas) gets involved with a murder suspect. R (1992)