Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The day’s news with a local perspective.

On Chronicle

Boys 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Boys will be boys — and that’s apparently a problem in today’s classrooms.

Radio Highlights

Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Part two of the look at Boston’s homeless shelter crisis.


Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” with Jon King.

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WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Stories reflecting the culture of our city, state, and region.

Classical Music With Laura Carlo 5 a.m. WCRB (99.5) Select pieces from the WCRB CD of the Week: the film soundtrack “Summer in February.”

Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 3 p.m. WCRB (99.5) “Live at 5” features Jean-
Phillippe Rameau’s Nais Suite.


The Symphony at 8 8 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030)



CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.


Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Chandra Wilson.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.


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

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


Greater Boston at 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

Real Time With Bill Maher at
7 p.m. on HBO; 10 p.m. on HBO2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 a.m. on TBS.

The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1:01 a.m. on COM.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:31 a.m. on COM.

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. Jack Hanna.

Late Night With Seth Meyers at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Ashton Kutcher.


Crash 8 p.m. (SHO) Ensemble drama about racism in present-day Los Angeles. Sandra Bullock. R (2004)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 8 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (FXM) A man is born in his 80s and proceeds to age in reverse. PG-13 (2008)

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
8 p.m. (TCM) A young widow buys a seaside house said to be haunted by a previous owner. NR (1947)

Good Will Hunting 8 p.m. (ENCR) Solid, well-acted tale about a brilliant but troubled janitor (Matt Damon). R (1997)

The Informant! 8 p.m. (IFC) When Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) discovers his company is fixing prices, he informs the FBI. R (2009)

Mrs. Winterbourne 8 p.m. (OVAT) A rich woman (Shirley MacLaine) thinks that a homeless mom is her daughter-in-law. PG-13 (1996)

Now You See Me 8 p.m. (HBO2) Four magicians shower their fans in cash stolen from corrupt business leaders and hoodwink the FBI. PG-13 (2013)

Plain Dirty 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) A Southern woman tries to escape from her abusive husband. Dominique Swain. R (2002)

Elf 8:25 p.m. (WAM) A human (Will Ferrell) raised by elves searches for his birth father. Charming holiday fantasy. PG (2003)

The Omen 9 p.m. (SUND)
A US diplomat suspects his adopted son is the Antichrist. R (1976)

Shanghai Knights 9 p.m. (CMT) A sheriff and his pal battle two megalomaniacs. Jackie Chan. PG-13 (2003)

Three Fugitives 9:40 p.m. (FLIX) A parolee (Nick Nolte) teams up with a bumbling bank robber. PG-13 (1989)

Great Expectations 10 p.m. (TCM) An orphan boy on the cusp of adulthood is suddenly elevated to the top tier of Victorian society. NR (1946)

Batman & Robin 10:05 p.m. (WAM) Caped Crusader George Clooney faces Mr. Freeze. PG-13 (1997)