9/11: Ten Years Later 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Carie Lemack’s mother died on American Airlines Flight 11 when terrorists crashed the plane into the World Trade Center. Since that awful day, she’s focused on mobilizing victims of terror to work to prevent future attacks.
Greater Boston “Beat the Press’’ 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Host Emily Rooney moderates a discussion of the major issues of the week.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
Late Day Classics 4 p.m. All Classical (99.5) featuring “The 4 O’Clock Request.’’
Jazz with Steve Schwartz 8 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) featuring saxophonist Cercie Miller
NightSide with Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) with Margaret Hoover on American individualism.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Lauren Graham.
Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. The science of cooking with chef Grant Achatz.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Wendy Williams Show at noon on Ch. 25; 2 a.m. on BET. A royal-wedding report.
Ellen DeGeneres Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 4 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Taylor Swift performs.
Oprah Winfrey at 4 p.m. on Ch. 10; 1:07 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Oprah ends her daily show after 25 years.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Bill Maher; Alice Cooper performs.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Filmmakers Freddie Wong and Brandon Laatsch; Kristin Chenoweth performs.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Lauren Graham; Pearl Jam performs.
Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Alfred Molina.
Uncle Buck 8 p.m. (ENCR) A cheerful oaf (John Candy) cares for his brother’s kids in a family crisis. PG (1989)
Mona Lisa 8:05 p.m. (FLIX) An ex-con’s involved in a lethal relationship with a prostitute. Bob Hoskins. R (1986)
Men in Black 8:21 p.m. (STARZ) Secret agents track aliens living on Earth. Dazzling effects meet sharp wit. Will Smith. PG-13 (1997)
Fletch 9 p.m. (G4) Chevy Chase as a reporter pursuing a hot scoop. PG (1985)
Life as We Know It 9 p.m. (HBO2) Young professionals (Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel) care for their orphaned goddaughter. PG-13 (2010)
The Matrix 9 p.m. (TVL) A computer hacker discovers an alternate reality. Dazzling effects, compelling story. Keanu Reeves. R (1999)
The Shining 9 p.m. (BBCA) Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s tale about a sinister hotel. Jack Nicholson. NR (1980)
The Proposal 9 p.m. (FX) A businesswoman (Sandra Bullock) rushes into a marriage of convenience with her young assistant. PG-13 (2009)
What Women Want 9 p.m., 11:40 p.m. (TBS) An ad exec can read women’s minds. Clever premise that wears thin. Mel Gibson. PG-13 (2000)
The Perfect Holiday 9:30 p.m. (BET) A girl asks Santa (Morris Chestnut) for a husband for her divorced mother. PG (2007)
Bad Company 10 p.m. (FLIX) Two spies try to take over an espionage operation. Ellen Barkin. R (1995)
The Big Kahuna 10 p.m. (SUND) Three salesmen try to close a big deal. Kevin Spacey. R (1999)
Billy Madison 10 p.m. (MTV) A spoiled heir (Adam Sandler) must go back to school to inherit the family business. PG-13 (1995)
Dinner for Schmucks 10 p.m. (HBO) In order to get a promotion, Tim (Paul Rudd) takes a nutcase to his boss’s dinner party. PG-13 (2010)
The Jacksons: An American Dream 10 p.m. (VH1) Music enhances this biopic of the Jackson 5. Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. NR (1992)
The Jazz Singer 10 p.m. (TCM) Danny Thomas in a remake of the classic about a cantor’s son. NR (1953)
Nine Months 10 p.m. (STYLE) A child psychologist (Hugh Grant) learns he’s going to be a father. PG-13 (1995)
The Year of the Yao 10 p.m., 11:45 p.m. (ESPNC) Entertaining profile of 7-foot-6-inch Chinese basketball phenom Yao Ming. PG (2004)
Beer for My Horses 10:15 p.m. (CMT) A small-town deputy sheriff sets out to rescue his kidnapped girlfriend. Toby Keith. PG-13 (2008)
Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon 10:30 p.m. (SHO2) This documentary traces the history of the rock band Kings of Leon. NR (2011)