Daily TV and radio guide


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)


A Tank Away 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Exploring the urban charms of Providence; heading north to Peterborough, N.H.; and searching for lobster in Wells, Maine.


Woodsongs 5 a.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Billy Burnette and Lydia Loveless.


The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Readers’ Review: “Ethan Frome,’’ by Edith Wharton.

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Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) The Obama budget cuts scholarships for D.C. students.



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

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


Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Martha Stewart.

The Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. Tips for brewing coffee.

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


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

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



Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Jennifer Aniston.

Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Actor-author Alexandra Wentworth.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Author Bruce Bartlett.

The Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Paul Rudd; Heartless Bastards perform.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Tim Allen; Jessie Baylin performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Jessica Alba; Tower of Power performs.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Alan Alda.

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


As Good as It Gets 8 p.m. (ENCR) Likable, bittersweet romance with Jack Nicholson as a curmudgeon involved with a waitress. PG-13 (1997)

Camp 8 p.m. (FLIX) Lively musical about young performers at a summer-theater camp. Daniel Letterle. PG-13 (2003)

The Last King of Scotland 8 p.m. (IFC) Best actor Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker portrays Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. R (2006)

The Ledge 8 p.m. (SHO2) A Christian (Patrick Wilson) poses a moral dilemma to an atheist. R (2011)

Sleepless in Seattle 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (WE) A journalist (Meg Ryan) falls for a widower on a radio call-in show. PG (1993)

Super 8 p.m. (TMC) Hapless loser Frank (Rainn Wilson) picks up a pipe wrench and fights crime as a masked vigilante. R (2010)

Your Highness 8 p.m. (HBO) A slacker prince helps his noble brother Fabious (James Franco) rescue his beautiful fiancée. R (2011)

Win Win 8:15 p.m. (MAX) Small-time lawyer Mike (Paul Giamatti) takes in a client’s grandson. R (2011)

Problem Child 8:30 p.m. (WAM) A couple adopt a real brat. John Ritter. PG (1990)

Airport 1975 10 p.m. (WAM) A 747 is involved in a freak collision. Charlton Heston. PG (1974)

Ann Rule’s Too Late to Say Goodbye 10 p.m. (LMN) A woman’s suicide is not what it seems, and suspicion falls on her philandering husband (Rob Lowe). NR (2009)

Caught Up 10 p.m. (BET) A parolee (Bokeem Woodbine) tries to go straight. R (1998)

Mad Love 10 p.m. (FLIX) A romance blossoms between a straitlaced student and a manic-depressive. Chris O’Donnell. PG-13 (1995)

Underworld 10 p.m. (MAX) Highly stylized but toothless fantasy about a war between vampires and werewolves. Kate Beckinsale. R (2003)

Twister 10:20 p.m. (ENCR) A cliche-riddled tale about scientists tracking tornadoes. Great special effects. Helen Hunt. PG-13 (1996)

Lord of War 10:30 p.m. (IFC) Pitch-black, seriocomic tale of an international arms dealer (Nicolas Cage). R (2005)

Unstoppable 10:30 p.m. (HBO2) A veteran engineer (Denzel Washington) and a young conductor (Chris Pine) must stop a runaway train. PG-13 (2010)