Daily guide to television and radio

July 21, 2011

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Chat noon. With TV critic Matthew Gilbert.

Chat 1 p.m. With garden writer Carol Stocker.


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Glenn Carle, author of “The Interrogator.’’


Singles 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Plunge into the world of dating, 2011 style.


The Callie Crossley Show 1 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Justin Martin on his new book, “Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted.’’

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

Live From Fraser 7 p.m. All-Classical (99.5) Pianists Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Roe.

NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Randy Pierce on hiking without vision.



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

Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Tyra Banks; Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Migraine triggers; coupon regrets.

Ellen DeGeneres Show at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 3 p.m. on Ch. 10. Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. Lady Gaga performs.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10.

Regis and Kelly at 9 a.m. on Ch. 7; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Adrian Grenier; Aretha Franklin.

Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. MSNBC’s Willie Geist.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. La Toya Jackson; Us Weekly’s Ian Drew.


The Doctors at 2 p.m. on Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64. Potential pitfalls of beauty treatments.

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

Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. Genetically modified foods.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on Ch. 64. Child-molestation accusations.

Tyra Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 56.

Wendy Williams Show at 4 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on BET. Snoop Dogg; Harvey Fierstein.


Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. onCh. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Lisa Kudrow; Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal.

Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. on COM.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. on COM. Neuroscientist David Eagleman, author of “Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain.’’

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Harrison Ford. Porcelain Black performs.

Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Emma Stone; Adam Carolla. Rickey Minor, Grace Potter, Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones, and the Youth Orchestra of LA.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Stephen Moyer. Bush performs.

Tavis Smiley at 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean; author Lisa See.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Brooke Shields; Jeff Musial. Ziggy Marley performs.

Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Bryan Cranston. Amos Lee performs.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Neil Strauss. Freddie Gibbs performs.


Catch Me if You Can 6 p.m. (HBO) Fact-based tale of a charming con man (Leonardo DiCaprio) in the ’60s. Tom Hanks. PG-13 (2002)

12 Monkeys 6 p.m. (MAX) A time traveler (Bruce Willis) revisits 1996. R (1995)

The Social Network 6:50 p.m. (STARZ) Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) creates the website Facebook, but soon faces numerous lawsuits. PG-13 (2010)

Armored 8 p.m. (ENCR) An armored-car guard (Matt Dillon) hatches a scheme with his co-workers to steal $10 million. PG-13 (2009)

Lean on Me 8 p.m. (BET) Morgan Freeman as a principal of an inner-city school. PG-13 (1989)

The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 8 p.m. (FXM) Jason Robards is Al Capone in Roger Corman’s reenactment of the 1929 mob hit. NR (1967)

Reservoir Dogs 8:05 p.m. (IFC) Quentin Tarantino’s crime drama about a jewel heist gone awry. Harvey Keitel. R (1992)

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 8:30 p.m. (FAM) Gene Wilder as the eccentric candy man. G (1971)

The Crow 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (BBCA) A murdered rock star (Brandon Lee) returns from the dead. R (1994)

WALL-E 9 p.m. (DISN) Oscar-winning CGI-animated delight about the misadventures of the last robot on Earth. G (2008)

Harum Scarum 10 p.m. (TCM) Elvis Presley vehicle set in a desert kingdom. Mary Ann Mobley. NR (1965)