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Television

Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) New MBTA Chief Beverly Scott, Stephanie Schorow, author of “Drinking Boston: A History of the City and its Spirits.”

ON CHRONICLE

Made in New England 7.30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Motorcycles and bicycles; handbags made of newspaper; and more.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

Morning Edition 5 a.m. All Things Considered 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

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

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) How to start a business.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

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CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Zumba Fitness cofounder Alberto Perlman.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Josh Brolin; rapper Common.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Martha Stewart.

Dr. Phil at 9 a.m. on Ch. 38;
3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on
Ch. 64. Parents seek help for their violent teenage son.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. David Duchovny; Marlon Wayans.

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. Solutions to everyday household problems.

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

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Jeff Bridges.

Afternoon

The Doctors at 2 p.m. on
Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64. Tips for lowering bad cholesterol and blood pressure.

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

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Cyndi Lauper (guest cohost).

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6. Julianna Margulies; NeNe Leakes; the cast of “Downton Abbey.”

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

The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. Psychics.

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. Ricky Gervais; Deepak Chopra.

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

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Paleontologist Neil Shubin.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Dustin Hoffman. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kathryn Bigelow.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Alicia Keys.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. William H. Macy; Ginnifer Goodwin; Rachael Ray.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Steven Wright; Genesis Rodriguez.

Nightline at 12:39 a.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

MOVIES

Sideways 6 p.m. (SUND) Restless friends travel through California’s wine country. Paul Giamatti. R (2004)

Hannah Takes the Stairs 6:35 p.m. (TMC) Improvisational indie about a young woman’s various romances. Greta Gerwig. NR (2007)

Back to School 8 p.m. (G4) Rodney Dangerfield is a college drop-in. PG-13 (1986)

God Is the Bigger Elvis 8 p.m. (HBO2) Oscar-nominated profile of Dolores Hart, a 1950s Hollywood starlet who quit acting to be a nun. NR (2011)

Grosse Pointe Blank 8:10 p.m. (MAX) A hit man attends his high-school reunion. John Cusack. R (1997)

Heroes for Sale 9:30 p.m. (TCM) A WWI vet (Richard Barthelmess) is plagued by misfortune during the Depression. NR (1933)

The Truman Show 10:01 p.m. (AMC) Jim Carrey shines as the unwitting star of a reality show about his life. PG (1998)

Open Range 10:40 p.m. (STARZ) Cowboys take on a brutal land baron in director-star Kevin Costner’s elegiac western. R (2003)

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