Chat noon with Chad Finn, the Globe’s baseball blogger.
Greater Boston “Beat the Press’’ 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Host Emily Rooney moderates a discussion of the major issues of the week.
MI-5 “Divided They Fall’’ 9 p.m. (Channel 2) MI-5 tries to infiltrate a radical political party.
National Seashore 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Ways visitors can enjoy all that the Cape Cod National Seashore offers.
The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) National and international news roundup.
The Emily Rooney Show noon WGBH-FM (89.7) Week in Review with Terence Burke and the Globe’s Scot Lehigh.
Jazz with Steve Schwartz 8 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) with drummer John Ramsay.
Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)
NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030)
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 6. Mindless Behavior performs.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. A mother’s journey to Harvard.
Anderson at 9 a.m. on Ch. 12; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Cast members of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.’’
Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. Meatball recipes.
Anderson at 11 a.m. on Ch. 25. The debate of working mothers versus stay-at-home moms.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Sarah Jessica Parker.
on Chs. 7 and 10. Ambush makeovers; back-to-school toys; a health plan; Oktoberfest.
>Wendy Williams Show at noon on Ch. 25; midnight on BET. Joy Behar.
Martha Stewart Show at 1 p.m. on HALMRK. Organic gardening with Barbara Damrosch.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kathy Griffin.
Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. David Beckham; Lady Antebellum performs.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Ashton Kutcher; Stewart Copeland 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. Jason Statham; Lady Antebellum performs.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kate Bosworth.
Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kunal Nayyar.
Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Adam Carolla; the Airborne Toxic Event performs.
8 Mile 8 p.m. (ENCR) A Detroit youth (Eminem) dreams of becoming a rap artist. Formulaic but inspiring. R (2002)
Fast and Furious 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (USA) Fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) teams with Agent Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker). PG-13 (2009)
The Silence of the Lambs 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. (AMC) An FBI trainee (Jodie Foster) tracks a killer. R (1991)
The Sixth Man 8 p.m. (BET) A basketball player receives some ghostly help from his late brother. Marlon Wayans. PG-13 (1997)
The Verdict 8 p.m. (FXM) An alcoholic lawyer gets a case that could save his career. Paul Newman. R (1982)
Home Alone 8:30 p.m. (WAM) A clever kid (Macaulay Culkin) battles burglars. PG (1990)
Robin Hood 8:30 p.m. (HBO2) Virtuous outlaw Robin Hood (Russell Crowe) and his band of allies fight corruption. PG-13 (2010)
Stomp the Yard 8:30 p.m. (VH1) An LA street dancer (Columbus Short) tries to fit in at an Atlanta college. Predictable. PG-13 (2007)
Alien 3 9 p.m. (BBCA) Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) returns to battle the creature on a penal colony. R (1992)
The Longest Yard 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (TBS) Adam Sandler stars in a play-by-play remake of the 1974 cons-vs.-guards football film. PG-13 (2005)
When Harry Met Sally. . . 9 p.m., midnight (OWN) Two New Yorkers (Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan) struggle to stay “just friends.’’ R (1989)
Cropsey: The Urban Legend 10 p.m., 9 p.m., midnight (PLGR) Conclusion. A Staten Island urban legend becomes reality when a murderous drifter strikes. NR (2009)
Next Friday 10 p.m., midnight (BRAVO) Ice Cube stars as a slacker in this sequel. R (2000)
Rumble in the Bronx 10 p.m. (ENCR) A Hong Kong cop (Jackie Chan) in New York runs afoul of gangs. R (1994)
Bob the Butler 10:15 p.m. (WAM) An accident-prone man (Tom Green) cares for the kids of a stressed-out single mom. PG (2005)