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Television

Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Greater Boston “Beat the Press” 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A discussion of the major issues of the week.

ON CHRONICLE

Fighting Fat 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) New weapons in the battle against fat.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

Live at Noon noon WUMB-FM (91.9) Annie and the Beekeepers.

Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 2 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) “Drive Time Live,” featuring pianist Judith Lynn Stillman and the Cassatt String Quartet.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The week in the news.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Professional gambler Mike Arsenault.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

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Morning

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

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Rachael Ray; wildlife expert Jack Hanna.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Anne Burrell.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Tracy Morgan. Rod Stewart performs.

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

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. “Sister Wives” stars discuss their polygamous lifestyle.

The Jeff Probst Show at
10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6. Sports heckler Robin Ficker.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Beth Behrs; Christine Ha.

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. Kristin Davis; Melanie Lynskey.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Dog-behavior expert Cesar Millan.

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Chelsea Handler.

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. Social activists who make a difference in their communities.

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

Evening

Charlie Rose at 11:30 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Marisa Tomei; Carson Daly. Il Volo performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jack Hanna; Max Greenfield.

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

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Martin Short; Suraj Sharma (“Life of Pi”). Ne-Yo performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. Aimee Mann.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Taylor Lautner; Kevin Pollak. The Wallflowers perform.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Tim Meadows; Mayim Bialik.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Naomie Harris; Dino Stamatopoulos. Brandi Carlile performs.

Fox and Friends Saturday at
6 a.m. on FNC.

MOVIES

The Story of Mankind 6 p.m. (TCM) History, Hollywood style. Hedy Lamarr. NR (1957)

Shattered Glass 6:20 p.m. (HBO2) Fact-based story of a journalist who fabricated articles. Hayden Christensen. PG-13 (2003)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 7 p.m., 9 p.m. (FXM) Citified critter castaways are airlifted off the island only to crash in the jungle. PG (2008)

The Dark Knight 8 p.m. (TNT) Batman (Christian Bale) and DA Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) join forces to arrest crime lords. PG-13 (2008)

The March Sisters at Christmas 8 p.m. (LIFE) A contemporary adaptation of “Little Women.” NR (2012)

Traffic 8:30 p.m. (SHO2) Oscar-winning drama about drug trafficking. Michael Douglas. R (2000)

The Three Musketeers 10 p.m. (SHO) D’Artagnan (Logan Lerman) joins the musketeers in their fight against Cardinal Richelieu. PG-13 (2011)

Hobo With a Shotgun 11:05 p.m. (TMC) Trigger-happy hobo (Rutger Hauer) takes aim at crime boss. NR (2011)

War of the Worlds 11:15 p.m. (TNT) Steven Spielberg’s ripping spectacle about aliens invading Earth. Tom Cruise. PG-13 (2005)

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