Greater Boston’s Beat the Press 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)
Open Studio With Jared Bowen 8:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A visit to the Fitchburg Art Museum for the absurdist humor of Jeffu Warmouth.
Gamechangers 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5)
Classical Music With Laura Carlo 5 a.m. WCRB (99.5)
WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) The detriments of sugar on our health.
Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) Friday News Quiz.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 3 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Haydn’s String Quartet in D (Op. 20, No. 4).
The Symphony at 8 With James David Jacobs 8 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Haydn’s Symphony No. 45.
Nightside With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Joyce Kulhawik previews Oscars.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. General Stanley McChrystal; Kate Mara.
Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. An Academy Awards countdown with Jonah Hill.
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. Howie Mandel; Norman Reedus; gold medalist Kaitlyn Farrington.
The Queen Latifah Show at
9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 3 p.m. on
Ch. 6. Matthew McConaughey. Beach Boys perform.
Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on
Ch. 38; 5 p.m. on Ch. 50.
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.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 2 p.m. on Ch. 10; 4 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Eric McCormack.
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. and 1:07 a.m. on
Ch. 6. Oliver North.
The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 25.
The Doctors at 4 p.m. on
Real Time With Bill Maher at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on HBO; 4:15 a.m. on HBO2.
Tavis Smiley at 10:30 p.m. on Ch. 44. Toni Braxton and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
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. Anthony Anderson . “20 Feet From Stardom” singers .
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. Pauley Perrette; comedian Jeff Caldwell. Lake Street Dive performs.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Yasmine El Rashidi; Greg Edwards.
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. Ken Jeong; Lea Seydoux.
The Sunshine Boys 6 p.m. (TCM) Two elderly ex-vaudevillians who have been feuding agree to put aside their differences. PG (1975)
Avatar 8 p.m., 11:33 p.m. (FX) A paraplegic war vet (Sam Worthington) explores a distant planet by controlling an alien avatar. PG-13 (2009)
Death Race 8 p.m. (FXM)
A convict (Jason Statham) is pitted in a race to the death against other cons. R (2008)
From Russia With Love 8 p.m. (ESQ) Bond attempts to stop SPECTRE from acquiring a decoding device. PG (1963)
The Silence of the Lambs
8 p.m., 10:45 p.m. (IFC) An FBI trainee enlists the aid of a jailed sociopath. R (1991)
The Place Beyond the Pines
9 p.m. (HBO2) A bank robber looking to provide for his family crosses paths with
an ambitious cop. R (2012)
Zero Dark Thirty 9:40 p.m. (ENCR) A CIA agent leads a 10-year hunt for Osama bin Laden. R (2012)
Touchback 10 p.m. (WAM)
A former football star gets a second shot following a debilitating injury. PG-13 (2011)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 11:30 p.m. (USA) Indy races to rescue an old friend linked to a strange artifact. PG-13 (2008)