ON WGBH Greater Boston “Beat the Press’’ 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Emily Rooney moderates a discussion of media issues.
ON CHRONICLE JC’s People 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Composer John Williams talks to JC Monahan about his career and deep connection to Boston.
RADIO HIGHLIGHTS The Emily Rooney Show noon. WGBH-FM (89.7) Week in Review with Terence Burke and The Boston Globe’s Adrian Walker and Scot Lehigh.
The Callie Crossley Show 1 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) “Hyper Local Week in Review.’’
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Fountains of Wayne.
Live From Tanglewood 7 p.m. All Classical (99.5) Pepe Romero joins the BSO for Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, part of a program inspired by Spain.
NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Guest host Bradley Jay.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS Morning Early Show at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. The 2011 “American Idol’’ Top 11 finalists perform.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Stacy London. The Zac Brown Band performs.
Ellen DeGeneres Show at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 3 p.m. on Ch. 10. Kate Hudson.
Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Triplets get a makeover.
Regis and Kelly at 9 a.m. on Ch. 7; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Fran Drescher; Jackie Evancho and producer David Foster.
Afternoon The Doctors at 2 p.m. on Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64. Low-cost or free medical services for people without health insurance.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jennifer Garner.
Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. Libido boosters.
Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on Ch. 64. Pushy mothers.
Tyra Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 56. Stephanie Pratt.
Wendy Williams Show at 4 p.m. on Ch. 56; 2 a.m. on BET. William Baldwin; Mike Epps.
Evening Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Ch. 2.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Roseanne Barr; Tom Felton. Blake Shelton 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. Jane Fonda; Elizabeth Banks. Mana performs.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Don Cheadle.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Tame Impala performs.
Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 1:07 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Simon Helberg; robot skeleton sidekick Geoff Peterson.
MOVIES Newsies 6 p.m. (FLIX) Musical about an 1899 newsboys strike. Christian Bale. PG (1992)
A Mighty Wind 6:15 p.m. (HBO2) Well-tuned mockumentary about the reunion of three 1960s folk acts. Christopher Guest. PG-13 (2003)
Die Another Day 7 p.m., 10 p.m. (BRAVO) Madman with satellite-laser vs. 007. Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry. PG-13 (2002)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back 7:45 p.m. (IFC) Two stoners try to stop a movie’s production. Kevin Smith. R (2001)
The A-Team 8 p.m. (MAX) Liam Neeson stars in this big-screen remake of the classic TV series. PG-13 (2010)
Baby Boom 8 p.m. (STYLE) Diane Keaton as a yuppie who inherits a toddler. PG (1987)
Back to School 8 p.m. (ENCR) Rodney Dangerfield becomes a college drop-in. PG-13 (1986)
Midnight 8 p.m. (TCM) Claudette Colbert and John Barrymore in a marital farce. NR (1939)
Working Girl 8 p.m. (FXM) A secretary (Melanie Griffith) tries to climb the corporate ladder. R (1988)
The Great Muppet Caper 8:05 p.m. (FLIX) Jim Henson’s puppets report on a London jewel heist. G (1981)
Changeling 10 p.m. (FX) After her kidnapped son is found, a mother suspects he is not her child. Angelina Jolie. R (2008)
Halloween 10 p.m. (MTV) John Carpenter’s frightmare about a maniac’s killing spree. Donald Pleasence. R (1978)
An Unmarried Woman 10 p.m. (FXM) A woman readjusts to being single after her husband walks out. Jill Clayburgh. R (1978)
It Happened One Night 11:30 p.m. (TCM) Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable in Frank Capra’s classic about a runaway heiress. NR (1934)