Greater Boston With Emily Rooney 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Mayoral candidates Marty Walsh and John Connolly, at their homes.
American Experience: War of the Worlds 9 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The elements that made America ripe for the mass hysteria caused by the 1938 radio dramatization.
Rooftops 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) The area’s busiest rooftops.
WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) What Mattapan Square wants from the next mayor.
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) A conversation with candidate John Connolly.
Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Peter Schweizer on dirty money.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink; Will Arnett; author Chrisann Brennan.
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Rob Lowe; Matthew McConaughey.
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. Will Arnett; Minka Kelly.
The Queen Latifah Show at
9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 3 p.m. on
Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on
Ch. 38; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 50. Chris Noth. Gavin DeGraw performs.
Steve Harvey at 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 3 p.m. on Ch. 64. Steve plays matchmaker.
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. Celine Dion.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Rachel Bilson.
Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6; 1:07 a.m. on Ch. 6. Bill O’Reilly.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Ed O’Neill.
Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.
Conan at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on TBS. Johnny Knoxville. Queens of the Stone Age performs.
Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO.
The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64. Naya Rivera; Raheem DeVaughn performs.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1:01 a.m. on COM. Former assistant secretary of education Diane Ravitch.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:31 a.m. on COM. Teen scientist Jack Andraka.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kim Kardashian; Abigail Breslin.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Ben Kingsley. NoNoNo performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Will Arnett. The Avett Brothers perform.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. J.J. Abrams.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Aziz Ansari; Minka Kelly. The Weeknd performs.
Nightline at 12:37 a.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Big Fish 6:50 p.m. (STARZ) Tim Burton’s fantasy about a dying Southern raconteur (Albert Finney). PG-13 (2003)
Broken Flowers 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. (SUND) Road movie about an aging Casanova (Bill Murray) who seeks out his old flames. R (2005)
Goodfellas 8 p.m. (ENCR) Martin Scorsese’s study of mob life. Ray Liotta. R (1990)
Halloween 8 p.m. (AMC) John Carpenter’s frightmare about a masked maniac’s killing spree. R (1978)
Of Mice and Men 8 p.m. (TCM) Steinbeck’s tale of friendship and tragedy. Burgess Meredith. NR (1940)
Babe 8:50 p.m. (WAM) After being separated from his family, a young pig learns to herd sheep. G (1995)
Ted 9 p.m. (MAX) A man is roommates with a sentient teddy bear. R (2012)
The Swimmer 10 p.m. (TCM) John Cheever’s allegorical story of a man’s odyssey through affluent suburbia. Burt Lancaster. PG (1968)
The Electric Horseman 10:30 p.m. (WAM) Robert Redford is a rodeo champ who takes off with a prized horse. PG (1979)
Witness 10:30 p.m. (ENCR)
An Amish boy sees a murder. Harrison Ford. R (1985)