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 panel discussion about topics of interest to communities of color.


Hidden Treasures 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Gems unknown even to lifelong New Englanders, such as Gloucester’s Hammond Castle and a dinner cruise on the Concord River.



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 state’s medical marijuana law puts hospitals in a quandary.

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Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Kara Miller talks with David Pogue of “Nova” about what it’s like to ride in a driverless racing car.

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) DEA’s prescription drug take-back.




CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Josh Charles; Dr. Ruth.

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. Orlando Bloom; Malin Akerman.


The Queen Latifah Show
at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 3 p.m. on
Ch. 6. Alyson Hannigan.

Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on
Ch. 38; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 50. Julie Andrews.

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. Alec Baldwin.


The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Viola Davis.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6; 1:07 a.m. on Ch. 6. Jamie Foxx.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Sean “Diddy” Combs; Mary Steenburgen.


Real Time With Bill Maher
at 10 p.m. on HBO; 11 p.m. on HBO; 2:05 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. Andrew Dice Clay; Wayne Brady; Amber Riley.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Wanda Sykes. Scotty McCreery 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. Cher.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Author John Nichols (“Dollarocracy”); “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Javier Bardem. Pearl Jam 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. Julia Louis-Dreyfus; Phil Palisoul.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kal Penn; Shane Carruth; the Neighbourhood performs.


The Walking Dead 6:30 p.m. (TCM) An executed man comes back to life to seek revenge. Boris Karloff. NR (1936)

Death Becomes Her 7 p.m. (FAM) Dark-humored tale about youth-obsessed rivals. Meryl Streep. PG-13 (1992)

American Pie 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (IFC) Four high schoolers vow to lose their virginity by prom night. Jason Biggs. R (1999)

Eraserhead 8 p.m. (FLIX) David Lynch’s surreal vision of a couple and their monstrous baby. John Nance. NR (1977)

Transformers 8 p.m. (TNT)
Teen helps alien robots defend Earth from invaders. Shia LaBeouf. PG-13 (2007)

Black Knight 9 p.m. (FUSE)
Theme-park worker ends up in the 14th century. Martin Lawrence. PG-13 (2001)

2 Fast 2 Furious 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (BRAVO) Street racers try to nail a drug lord. Paul Walker. PG-13 (2003)

Wild in the Streets 9 p.m., 10:45 p.m. (ESPNC) Documentary on the ancient game of Shrovetide football. NR (2012)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 10:45 p.m. (TCM) A has-been child actress torments her disabled sister. Bette Davis, Joan Crawford. NR (1962)