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March 4, 2011

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Chat 1 p.m. with Carol Stocker on gardening.


Greater Boston “Beat the Press’’ 7 p.m. WGBH-TV (Channel 2) Host Emily Rooney moderates a lively discussion of the major media issues of the week.

Forever Plaid 7:30 p.m. WGBH-TV (Channel 44) Stan Chandler stars in this charming musical comedy.

Albert King With Stevie Ray Vaughan in Session 10 p.m. WGBH-TV (Channel 2) The bluesmen perform together in a 1983 concert.


Overboard 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Anthony Everett offers up a story of terror at sea.


Classical Music with Cathy Fuller 9 a.m. All Classical (99.5) The music of the young Russian composer Lera Auerbach.

Live at Noon noon WUMB-FM (91.9) “Best of’’ edition.

The Emily Rooney Show noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Week in Review’’ with Alan Khazei and the Globe’s Joanna Weiss and Scot Lehigh.

Here & Now with Robin Young noon WBUR-FM (90.9)

Jazz with Steve Schwartz 8 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Boston’s Ricky Ford.

World Cafe 10 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9)



Early Show at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Chef Rick Moonen.

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

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. La Toya Jackson.

Ellen DeGeneres Show at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 3 p.m. on Ch. 10. Jerry O’Connell.

Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. “The India Show.’’

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

Today at 11 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Bobby Flay. Also: ambush makeovers; products that work.


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

Oprah Winfrey at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9 and 10. Oprah and Gayle in Yosemite National Park.

Wendy Williams Show at 4 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on BET. Ruby Gettinger.


Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Howard Stern; Naughty by Nature performs.

Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Aaron Eckhart.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kathy Bates; Lupe Fiasco performs.

Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tim Meadows.


Blue Crush 8 p.m. (WAM) Tepid romantic subplot sinks this drama about a surfer (Kate Bosworth) working on a comeback. PG-13 (2002)

City of Angels 8 p.m. (STYLE) Nicolas Cage as an angel on Earth in love with a human. PG-13 (1998)

Janky Promoters 8 p.m. (TMC) Ice Cube stars in this comedy about two club owners who get a big star to play at their venue. R (2009)

Meet Dave 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (FX) Tiny aliens, in a spaceship shaped like a regular-sized human, arrive on Earth. Eddie Murphy. PG (2008)

Necessary Roughness 8 p.m. (FLIX) A college recruits an ex-jock (Scott Bakula). PG-13 (1991)

Silver Streak 8:30 p.m., 11 p.m. (OVAT) Romance and adventure on a luxury train. Gene Wilder. PG (1976)

The Karate Kid 9 p.m. (STARZ) A young boy (Jaden Smith) learns kung fu from a kindly maintenance man (Jackie Chan). PG (2010)

Next Day Air 9:30 p.m. (TMC) Mike Epps headlines this comedy about a drug shipment that is sent to the wrong address. R (2009)

D3: The Mighty Ducks 9:45 p.m. (WAM) The hockey team competes against a squad from a snooty prep school. Emilio Estevez. PG (1996)

Garden State 10 p.m. (MTV) A slacker (Zach Braff) must face his estranged family when he attends his mother’s funeral. R (2004)

The Last Mistress 10 p.m. (SUND) A libertine (Fu’ad Ait Aattou) tries to leave his mistress (Asia Argento) to marry an aristocrat. NR (2007)

Latin Lovers 10 p.m. (TCM) The romantic escapades of an heiress in Brazil. Lana Turner. NR (1953)

National Lampoon’s Van Wilder 10 p.m. (FLIX) The rowdy antics of a partying college senior (Ryan Reynolds). R (2002)

The People vs. Larry Flynt 10 p.m. (MAX) Portrait of porn publisher Larry Flynt. Woody Harrelson. R (1996)

The Longshots 10 p.m. (BET) Fact-based tale of an 11-year-old girl (Keke Palmer) who becomes quarterback for a Pop Warner team. PG (2008)