Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston’s Beat the Press With Emily Rooney
7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Coverage on the concussion crisis in sports continues.

Basic Black 7:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A panel discussion of topics of interest to communities of color.


Main Streets and Back Roads: Stowe, Vermont 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5)



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 Baroque’s 30th anniversary.

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Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Innovation Hub’s Kara Miller talks about Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ruthless approach to competition.

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

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) President Kennedy’s successes, failures, and his civil rights legacy.

Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Ken Gloss on the Boston Book Fair.




CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Bill O’Reilly; Joe Torre.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Chef Eduardo Garcia. Paramore 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. Bruce Dern; Carrie Ann Inaba.


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

Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on
Ch. 38; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 50. Tom Selleck.

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

Bethenny at 11 a.m. on Ch. 25; 3 p.m. on Ch. 12. Daisy Fuentes; James Blunt.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Marathon bombing survivor Erika Brannock.


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. Jennifer Coolidge.

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. Avril Lavigne.

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Chs. 10 and 25. Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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


The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64. Keegan-Michael Key.

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. Mariska Hargitay; Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Gavin DeGraw 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 Brokaw. Black Joe Lewis performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. Graham Nash.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Natalie Portman; Taye Diggs.

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. Mary Steenburgen; Becca Tobin.


The Princess Bride 6:20 p.m. (ENCR) Tale of swordplay and love. Cary Elwes. PG (1987)

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 7:25 p.m., 10 p.m. (OXY) A woman’s friends try to reunite her with her daughter. Ellen Burstyn, Sandra Bullock. PG-13 (2002)

Full Metal Jacket 7:30 p.m. (IFC) Stanley Kubrick’s vision of Vietnam. R (1987)

Changing Lanes 7:45 p.m. (SUND) Motorists (Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Affleck) clash after a car accident. R (2002)

The Awful Truth 8 p.m. (TCM) A divorcing couple go to great lengths to get under one another’s skin. NR (1937)

Clear and Present Danger
8 p.m. (CMT) CIA agent Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) in drug-cartel intrigue. PG-13 (1994)

Battlestar Galactica 9 p.m.,
11 p.m. (BBCA) Chilling update of the series stars Edward James Olmos. NR (2003)

My Favorite Wife 9:45 p.m. (TCM) Irene Dunne and Cary Grant in a merry marital mix-up. NR (1940)

Maverick 10:15 p.m. (ENCR) Mel Gibson as a bumbling gambler. PG (1994)

Invincible 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Saga of Vince Papale (Mark Wahlberg), who joined the NFL at age 30. PG (2006)