Chat 11 a.m. with restaurant critic Devra First.
Chat 1 p.m. with “Love Letters’’ columnist Meredith Goldstein.
Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)
Nova “Dogs Decoded’’ 9 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) An investigation into canine genetics.
HPV 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) On the alarming rise in cancer cases caused by sexually transmitted infection, and why there’s controversy over the vaccine that could protect those most at risk.
The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Author Chris Bohjalian.
The Emily Rooney Show noon WGBH-FM (89.7) US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren.
Performance Today With Fred Child 7 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) Interviews and performances from studios, festivals, and concert stages.
NightSide with Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) on Radical Islam.
NEWS & TALK SHOWS
Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6 and 9. The most recent “Dancing With the Stars’’ castoffs.
Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. First lady Michelle Obama.
Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. Halloween costumes for pets.
Anderson at 11 a.m. on Ch. 25. Model-actress Carre Otis.
The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Mehmet Oz.
Wendy Williams Show at noon on Ch. 25; midnight on BET. St. Louis soul-food restaurateur Robbie Montgomery.
The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.
Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Ellen Pompeo.
Oprah Winfrey at 6 p.m. on OWN. Former Colombian guerrilla captive Ingrid Betancourt.
Greater Boston at 7 p.m. and midnight on Ch. 2.
Oprah Winfrey at 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. on OWN. Whoopi Goldberg and other cast members of “The Color Purple.’’
Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Representive Ron Paul (R-Texas).
Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Writer P.J. O’Rourke.
Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Lieutenant Colonel Jason Amerine.
Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Bill Clinton; Deer Tick performs.
Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Zooey Deschanel; Fountains of Wayne performs.
Conan at midnight and 2 a.m. on TBS. Steven Ho.
Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Rob Lowe; Chris Cornell performs.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Alan Cumming; Chavez performs.
Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jim Parsons; Cake performs.
Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Butch Vig; sibling boxers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko. Also: Portugal. The Man performs.
The Manchurian Candidate 8 p.m. (TCM) A Korean War vet is brainwashed to kill. Laurence Harvey. PG-13 (1962)
Meet Joe Black 8 p.m., midnight (OVAT) Death (Brad Pitt) grants a tycoon a few extra days of life. PG-13 (1998)
Starsky & Hutch 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. (CMT) Underwhelming spoof of the ’70s crime drama. Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg. PG-13 (2004)
Strange Days 8 p.m. (FXM) A former cop hustles virtual-reality discs in an apocalyptic LA Ralph Fiennes. R (1995)
The Little Vampire 8:30 p.m. (DISN) A boy befriends a young vampire. Jonathan Lipnicki. PG (2000)
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 9:30 p.m. (FLIX) The ’toon whiz kid tries to rescue his folks from aliens. Debi Derryberry. G (2001)
Predator 2 9:45 p.m. (ENCR) Gory sequel involving the alien and LA drug dealers. Danny Glover. R (1990)
Finding Bliss 10 p.m. (TMC) An aspiring filmmaker winds up in an unexpected romance with a porn director. Leelee Sobieski. R (2008)
The Town 10 p.m. (MAX) Boston bank robber Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) falls for a woman his gang took hostage. R (2010)
2001: A Space Odyssey 10 p.m. (SUND) Stanley Kubrick’s epic of space travel. Keir Dullea. G (1968)
The Best Man 10:15 p.m. (TCM) Gore Vidal’s account of a political power struggle. Henry Fonda. NR (1964)
The Trial of Old Drum 10:20 p.m. (WAM) A young boy’s dog is accused of killing sheep and goes on trial. Scott Bakula. PG (2000)