Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


American Masters: Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
4 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A profile of the legendary folk singer¾er.

High School Quiz Show 6 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Somerville vs. Nantucket.

Radio Highlights

BSO Broadcast 8 p.m. WCRB (99.5) BSO music director designate Andris Nelsons leads the orchestra in Strauss’s “Salome.”


Innovation Hub 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Harvard’s Nancy Koehn on the unlikely success story of Estee Lauder.

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Only a Game 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Meet a young New Zealander who came to see the Boston Celtics before he loses his eyesight.

¡Con Salsa! 10 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) New music from Carlos Santana, and more.


Batman Returns 8 p.m. (ENCR) In this first sequel to 1989’s “Batman,” the Caped Crusader is up against the Penguin. PG-13 (1991)

Black Knight 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (TV1) A theme-park employee finds himself in the 14th century. Martin Lawrence. PG-13 (2001)


The Family Stone 8 p.m.,
10 p.m. (BRAVO) A stuffy careerist (Sarah Jessica Parker) spends Christmas with an offbeat clan. Funny. PG-13 (2005)

A Few Good Men 8 p.m. (38) YYY When a soldier dies at the Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, JAG lawyers must defend two marines. R (1992)

The Last of the Mohicans 8 p.m. (IFC) A European man raised Mohican rescues the daughters of a British colonel. R (1992)

Little Fockers 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (E) Greg (Ben Stiller) must prove his worth to his high-strung father-in-law (Robert De Niro). PG-13 (2010)

Machete 8 p.m. (AMC) Former Mexican federale Machete (Danny Trejo) seeks vengeance against corrupt U.S. politicians. R (2010)


Marty 8 p.m. (TCM) Slice-of-life Bronx tale about a shy and lonely butcher looking for love. NR (1955)

Snitch 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (HBO) A father infiltrates a drug cartel in order to save his son from a 10-year prison sentence. PG-13 (2013)

Step Brothers 8 p.m. (FX) Unrelated goof-offs (Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly) become members of the same family. R (2008)

The Trip to Bountiful 8 p.m. (LIFE) An elderly woman embarks on a bus trip back to her hometown. NR (2014)

The 13th Warrior 8 p.m. (FLIX) Viking warriors abduct an Arab emissary (Antonio Banderas) in 922. R (1999)

300 8 p.m., 10:32 p.m. (TNT) Ripping epic about undermanned Spartans battling Persian forces in 480 B.C. Gerard Butler. R (2007)

Donnie Darko 9 p.m. (SUND) A tortured teen is haunted by visions of a giant demonic rabbit. Jake Gyllenhaal. R (2001)

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

Wayne’s World 9 p.m. (FUSE) A slick operator promotes Wayne and Garth’s TV show. Mike Myers. PG-13 (1992)

The Longest Yard 9:30 p.m. (SHO2) An ex-pro QB leads a prison football team. PG-13 (2005)

Candyman: Day of the Dead 9:45 p.m. (FLIX) Tony Todd returns as the serial killer. R (1999)

Middle of the Night 9:45 p.m. (TCM) A middle-aged widower falls in love with his much-younger employee. NR (1959)

All About the Benjamins
10 p.m. (VH1) A bounty hunter and a con man look for a fortune in diamonds in this flat buddy flick. Ice Cube. R (2002)

8 Mile 10 p.m. (MTV) A Detroit youth (Eminem) dreams of becoming a rap artist. Formulaic but inspiring. R (2002)

The Purge 10 p.m. (MAX) A family defend their home against intruders during the one night of the year when crime is legal. R (2013)

Superbad 10 p.m. (COM) Three nerdy high-school friends have a wild night of comic misadventures. Jonah Hill. R (2007)

The Gabby Douglas Story
10 p.m. (LIFE) The true story of Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas. NR (2014)

Twister 10 p.m. (FAM) A cliche-riddled tale about scientists tracking tornadoes. Helen Hunt. PG-13 (1996)