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Television

Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)

Nature: The Animal House
8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Animals that build dwellings.

ON CHRONICLE

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New England Goes Country 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A local radio station riding to success, local acts looking to make it big with a Nashville-inspired sound, and a country-themed bar.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) “Talk The Vote” from F1 Boston in Braintree.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

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CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Dwight Yoakam.

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. Justin Kirk; Jonathan and Drew Scott; Kimberly Schlapman.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Ty Burrell; Terry O’Quinn.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10.

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Revamping careers.

The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. People living in unique situations are visited.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Julie Bowen; Ann Coulter. Dwight Yoakam performs.

Afternoon

The Doctors at 2 p.m. on
Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64.

The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Simon Baker.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Kelsey Grammer; Teresa Giudice.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Sofia Vergara.

The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Abby Epstein discusses her documentary about pros and cons of natural childbirth.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Kerry Washington. No Doubt performs.

Evening

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Emily Deschanel; Jamie Lee.

Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki and author Salman Rushdie.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Olivia Wilde.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:32 a.m. on COM. Author Jim Holt (“Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story”).

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kirstie Alley. Richie Sambora performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Sofia Vergara; Jonny Lee Miller.

Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Keanu Reeves; Ginnifer Goodwin.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Wyclef Jean; Iyanla Vanzant.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Ricky Gervais; Scott Speedman. Little Big Town performs.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jim Parsons. Dispatch performs.

MOVIES

Escape From New York 7 p.m. (BBCA) Futuristic vision of the Big Apple as a high-security prison. Kurt Russell. R (1981)

Men in Black 7:30 p.m. (BET) Secret agents track aliens. Will Smith. PG-13 (1997)

Dead Again 8 p.m. (FLIX) Kenneth Branagh mixes murder and reincarnation. R (1991)

The Gift of Love 8 p.m. (TCM) Dying woman adopts orphan. Lauren Bacall. NR (1958)

The Natural 8 p.m. (OVAT) Robert Redford in a baseball fantasy. PG (1984)

The Truman Show 8 p.m. (AMC) Jim Carrey shines as the unwitting star of a reality show about his life. PG (1998)

Any Given Sunday 9 p.m., midnight (CMT) Oliver Stone’s look at pro football. Al Pacino. R (1999)

I’m Still Here 9:30 p.m. (TMC) In this farce, Joaquin Phoenix announces that he’s retiring from acting to launch a hip-hop career. R (2010)

Rumble Fish 10 p.m. (FLIX)
A teen feels overshadowed by his brother. Matt Dillon. R (1983)

The Exorcist 10:15 p.m. (IFC) William Peter Blatty’s story of a child possessed by a demon. Linda Blair. R (1973)

Ghostbusters 10:30 p.m. (WAM) Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis as paranormal exterminators. PG (1984)

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