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Television

Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

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

ON CHRONICLE

Charlestown 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) The difference between a townie and a toonie.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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On Point with Tom Ashbrook 11 a.m. & 8 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Author Davy Rothbart.

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) Former NHL great Derek Sanderson.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

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CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey.

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. Scarlett Johansson.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Helen Hunt.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Joan Collins and Fran Drescher.

Afternoon

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

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Jane Velez-Mitchell.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Barbra Streisand.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9 and 10. Jason Sudeikis.

Evening

Greater Boston at 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; midnight on
Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Mel Brooks.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Fortune editor-at-large Carol Loomis.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Dolly Parton.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Julie Bowen; Little Big Town performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Alec Baldwin; Dirty Projectors perform.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.

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

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. RZA; Grimes performs.

MOVIES

The Bridges of Madison County 8 p.m. (OVAT) A housewife and a photographer share romance. Meryl Streep. PG-13 (1995)

Eve’s Christmas 8 p.m. (HALMRK) A career woman (Elisa Donovan) wonders what might have been. NR (2004)

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
8 p.m. (FXM) Manny, Sid and Diego flee their melting homeland. PG (2006)

Obsessed 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) A woman’s alleged lover accuses her of harassment. Jenna Elfman. NR (2002)

Faster 8:15 p.m. (SHO) Driver (Dwayne Johnson) seeks revenge on the man responsible for his brother’s death. R (2010)

Philly Kid 8:20 p.m. (MAX) A former NCAA wrestling champ becomes a feared MMA fighter following a stint in prison. R (2012)

Finding Nemo 9 p.m. (STARZ) A clown fish searches for his missing son in this animated adventure. G (2003)

Gridiron Gang 9 p.m. (CMT) A probation officer starts a football team for delinquents. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. PG-13 (2006)

Up 9 p.m. (FAM) An old man (voiced by Ed Asner) and a young explorer team up and take on the wilderness. PG (2009)

X-Men: First Class 9 p.m. (HBO2) Prof. Xavier (James McAvoy) and Magneto assemble a team of superpowered mutants. PG-13 (2011)

True Lies 9:35 p.m. (ENCR) Arnold Schwarzenegger as a spy keeping his job a secret from his wife. R (1994)

Beyond Borders 9:45 p.m. (TMC) A socialite (Angelina Jolie) joins relief efforts abroad in this sappy romance. R (2003)

Constantine 10 p.m. (AMC) A man guides a cop through a world of demons and angels. Stylized but muddled. Keanu Reeves. R (2005)

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 10 p.m. (FXM) Manny the woolly mammoth (voice of Ray Romano) and his friends discover an underground world. PG (2009)

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