Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Neighborhood Kitchens:
Vittorio Ettore/Bistro
4 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Encore: Host Margarita Martinez meets chef Ettore at his West Medford restaurant Bistro 5 where he teaches her how to make calamari with tomato chutney, Meyer lemon risotto, and profiteroles. Ettore also discusses his “Seed to Plate” program.

This Old House Hour: Arlington Italianate Project 5 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The new kitchen windows are examined and 150-year-old corbels are replicated.

High School Quiz Show 6 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Mystic Valley Regional Charter School faces the Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School.

Radio Highlights


BSO Broadcast 8 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Conductor emeritus Bernard Haitink leads the orchestra.

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Innovation Hub 10 a.m.
WGBH-FM (89.7) Fifty years after the Beatles took America by storm, a look at why the group was so innovative in music, business, fashion, and culture. Guests include Beatles experts Mark Lewisohn and Vivek Tiwary.

Only A Game 7 a.m. and
7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The politics and subterfuge surrounding the most expensive Olympic Games ever.

“¡Con Salsa!” 10 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Music from “Panama 500,” the new CD by pianist Danilo Perez.

The Morgan Show 10 p.m. WBZ Radio (1030)



Barbershop 2: Back in Business 8 p.m. (SHO2) Sequel about a Chicago barber’s dealings with greedy developers. Ice Cube. PG-13 (2004)

The Color of Money 8 p.m. (FLIX) A pool hustler mentors a young player and his street-smart girlfriend. R (1986)

Crazy, Stupid, Love. 8 p.m. (FX) Middle-aged, divorced Cal (Steve Carell) befriends a successful ladies’ man (Ryan Gosling). PG-13 (2011)

The Devil Wears Prada 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (OXY) Caustic comedy about a woman working for a hellish boss (Meryl Streep). PG-13 (2006)

Elizabethtown 8 p.m. (50)
A suicidal sneaker designer falls for a flight attendant. Rambling. Orlando Bloom. PG-13 (2005)


Flightplan 8 p.m. (38) A widow’s daughter vanishes in the middle of a flight. Well-made but implausible. Jodie Foster. PG-13 (2005)

42  8 p.m. (HBO) Jackie Robinson breaks the MLB color barrier when he is signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers. PG-13 (2013)

The Heiress 8 p.m. (TCM) Best picture nominee about a woman of the 1850s who’s courted by a handsome fortune hunter. NR (1949)

Here Comes the Boom 8 p.m. (ENCR) A high school biology teacher becomes an MMA fighter to save his school’s music program. PG (2012)

My Boss’s Daughter 8 p.m. (56) A publishing drone woos his employer’s daughter. Ashton Kutcher. PG-13 (2003)

The Pursuit of Happyness
8 p.m. (5) A failed salesman (Will Smith) tries to care for his young son after they lose their home. PG-13 (2006)

Red 8 p.m. (TNT) Retired black-ops assassin Frank (Bruce Willis) and his former colleagues wind up on a CIA hit list. PG-13 (2010)

Silent Hill 8 p.m. (IFC) A woman’s young daughter vanishes after their car crashes in a spooky ghost town. R (2006)

Silver Linings Playbook 8 p.m. (SHO) A bipolar man bonds with a promiscuous widow and offers to be her partner for a dance competition. R (2012)

35 and Ticking 8 p.m. (BET) Nicole Ari Parker stars in this comedy about thirtysomethings dealing with romantic problems. R (2011)

Why Do Fools Fall in Love
8 p.m., 11 p.m. (TV1) The story of ’50s singing sensation Frankie Lymon (Larenz Tate). R (1998)

Brave 8:35 p.m. (WAM) Princess Merida uses her bravery and archery skills to battle a curse. PG (2012)

Step Up 2: The Streets
8:50 p.m. (MTV) Streetwise Baltimore teen Andie (Briana Evigan) channels her frustration into step competitions. PG-13 (2008)

Despicable Me 8:55 p.m. (FAM) A supervillain schemes to steal the moon from the sky. PG (2010)

Dumb and Dumber 9 p.m. (COM) Two inept pals become embroiled in a kidnapping plot when they try to return a briefcase. PG-13 (1994)

First Knight 9 p.m. (OVAT) Sir Lancelot threatens to supersede the aging King Arthur by winning the love of his young wife. PG-13 (1995)

Frozen River 9 p.m. (SUND)
A mother (Melissa Leo) teams with a Native American to smuggle illegal aliens into the States. R (2008)

Resident Evil: Extinction
9 p.m. (SYFY) The zombie-fighting commando (Milla Jovovich) tries to eliminate a deadly virus. R (2007)