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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

Holiday Lights 7 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) An hourlong live special from Boston Common.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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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) Jeffrey Toobin, author of “The Oath.”

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

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

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. Paul Rudd; Rui Correia. Rod Stewart performs.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Patricia Heaton; Scott Speedman.

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

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Tips on how to take the perfect holiday photo; Steve’s inaugural “Harvey’s Hero” award is given to a homeless man; language specialist Jan Hargrave decodes body language.

The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. The stars of “Sister Wives.”

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Jim Belushi; Dave Annable.

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. Phil McGraw. Carnie Wilson is guest host.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Lisa Ling is guest host.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Rod Stewart.

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25.

The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Author Antwone Fisher and actress Victoria Rowell.

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

Evening

Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Jason Sudeikis; Dick Van Dyke. Nas performs.

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

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Physicist Sean Carroll, author of “The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World.’’

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Newt Gingrich; Ron Shirley. Grouplove performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tom Hanks. Tony Bennett performs.

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

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

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Singer Bettye Lavette.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Robert Pattinson. Carrie Underwood performs.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kristin Davis; Nat Faxon.

MOVIES

Airheads 7 p.m., 9 p.m. (FUSE) A band holds a radio station hostage. Brendan Fraser. PG-13 (1994)

North Dallas Forty 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. (VS) Nick Nolte and Mac Davis as pro footballers. R (1979)

Big Momma’s House 8 p.m. (FXM) An FBI agent (Martin Lawrence) goes undercover. PG-13 (2000)

The Deer Hunter 8 p.m. (FLIX) Oscar winner about Vietnam’s effect on a small town. Robert De Niro. R (1978)

Fargo 8 p.m. (AMC) The Coen brothers’ satiric tale of a bungled kidnapping scheme. Frances McDormand. R (1996)

Red Tails 9 p.m. (HBO2) African-American fighter pilots take flight over Europe during WWII. PG-13 (2012)

Safe House 9 p.m. (HBO) CIA operative (Ryan Reynolds) goes on the run with a former intelligence officer. R (2012)

Rosemary’s Baby 10 p.m. (SUND) Roman Polanski directed this chilling tale of Manhattan satanists. Mia Farrow. R (1968)

Comrade X 11:45 p.m. (TCM) A US reporter (Clark Gable) woos a Soviet (Hedy Lamarr). NR (1940)

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