Chat noon with TV critic Matthew Gilbert.
My Boston 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Introducing six notable Bostonians who show us their slice of the city.
Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)
WBUR’s Morning Edition (5 to 9 a.m.) Investigating a new style of anti-poverty program in Boston.
The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Conor O’Clery: “Moscow, December 25, 1991’’ O’Clery, the Moscow correspondent for the Irish Times, reflects on the end of the communist superpower.
The Emily Rooney Show noon. WGBH-FM (89.7) Stealing Rembrandts (Parts 1 and 2) and guest Mark Seal.
The Callie Crossley Show 1 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Isabel Wilkerson on “The Warmth of Other Suns.’’
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Is eyewitness testimony overvalued?
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Clinton Kelly offers tips on throwing a Labor Day party for less than $50.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Plastic surgery for couples.
Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. Recipes from Martha’s “Pies & Tarts’’ cookbook.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. James Woods.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Suzanne Somers; Barry Manilow performs.
Ellen DeGeneres Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 4 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Halle Berry; Josh Groban performs.
Oprah Winfrey at 4 p.m. on Ch. 10. Dr. Mehmet Oz fields health-related questions.
Wendy Williams Show at 4 p.m. on Ch. 56; 2 a.m. on BET. Kelsey Grammer.
Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Zach Galifianakis; Raphael Saadiq performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Julianna Margulies; Lady Antebellum performs.
Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Heidi Klum; Fitz and the Tantrums perform.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Jamie Foxx and Affion Crockett; the Vaccines perform.
Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Ann Curry.
Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kathy Griffin.
La Bamba 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (FUSE) The life of ’50s teen rock idol Ritchie Valens (Lou Diamond Phillips). PG-13 (1987)
Conviction 8 p.m. (HBO2) A wife and mother (Hilary Swank) studies to become a lawyer in order to exonerate her brother. R (2010)
Naked Lunch 8 p.m. (FXM) William Burroughs’s surreal tale as told by David Cronenberg. Peter Weller. R (1991)
Rush Hour 3 8 p.m. (TBS) Slick sequel involving a plot to assassinate a Chinese diplomat. Jackie Chan. PG-13 (2007)
Guilty as Sin 8:05 p.m. (FLIX) A lady-killer (Don Johnson) is accused of murdering his wife. R (1993)
The Birdcage 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (OWN) A gay couple is forced to play it straight. Uproarious, slapstick-heavy comedy. Robin Williams. R (1996)
Country Strong 9 p.m. (STARZ) Fallen country star Kelly Canter (Gwyneth Paltrow) strives to resurrect her ailing career. PG-13 (2010)
Crimson Tide 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (BBCA) Riveting thriller about a Russia-US standoff set on a sub. Top-notch acting. Denzel Washington. R (1995)
For the Love of Movies 10 p.m. (2) Documenting the filmmaking process and the relationship between film critics and directors. NR (2004)
Internal Affairs 10 p.m. (FLIX) Investigation of a corrupt LA cop. Richard Gere, Andy Garcia. Well-acted, but far-fetched. R (1990)
Motherhood 10 p.m. (TMC) Harried mom Eliza Welch (Uma Thurman) contends with domestic problems while planning a party. PG-13 (2009)
Oscar and Lucinda 10 p.m. (SUND) Adaptation of the novel about mismatched 19th-century lovers. Ralph Fiennes. R (1997)
The Staircase Murders 10 p.m. (LMN) A novelist (Treat Williams) is accused of killing his wife. NR (2007)
ATL 10:30 p.m. (VH1) An orphaned teen tries to steer his brother away from a life of crime. Tip Harris. PG-13 (2006)
A Home of Our Own 10:35 p.m. (WAM) A widowed mom aims to turn a shack into a dream home. Kathy Bates. PG (1993)