Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Afghanistan National Institute of Music.

Makers 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) “Women Who Make America”: the story of how women have helped to shape America over the last 50 years.



The Insiders 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A look at concierges at local hotels.


Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) The changing Catholic Church in Boston.

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Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) CNN’s John King.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Republican Senate hopeful Dan Winslow.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins talks about sequestration.




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. The new cast of “Dancing With the Stars.”

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Megan Hilty.

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


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

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


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.

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.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Colin Farrell; Boz Scaggs performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at
11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Joan Rivers; Kendrick Lamar performs.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.

Nightline at 12:37 a.m. on
Chs. 5, 6 and 9.

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


Ali 8 p.m. (ENCR) Will Smith plays boxer Muhammad Ali in this stirring biopic. R (2001)

Batman Forever 8 p.m. (IFC) Batman (Val Kilmer) battles Two-Face and the Riddler. PG-13 (1995)

The Bone Collector 8 p.m. (MAX) A quadriplegic cop (Denzel Washington) tracks a killer from his PC. R (1999)

Chicago 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (STYLE) Dazzling Best Picture based on the Broadway hit about homicidal femmes fatales. Renee Zellweger. PG-13 (2002)

A Date with Darkness: The Trial of Andrew Luster 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) Jason Gedrick stars in this fact-based account of the cosmetics heir and convicted rapist. NR (2003)

Dodsworth 8 p.m. (TCM) Sinclair Lewis’ story of a tycoon (Walter Huston) whose life is changed on a European vacation. NR (1936)

Suspect Zero 8 p.m. (FLIX) An FBI agent chases after a serial killer who targets other killers. Derivative. Aaron Eckhart. R (2004)

A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas 8:30 p.m. (HBO2) Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) search for the perfect Christmas tree. R (2011)

The Dukes of Hazzard 9 p.m. (CMT) Plumb dumb adaptation of the TV series about rowdy country cousins. Johnny Knoxville. NR (2005)

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 10 p.m. (MAX) Funny spoof of local-TV news in the 1970s with Will Ferrell. PG-13 (2004)

The Best Years of Our Lives
10 p.m. (TCM) Oscar-winning account of World War II veterans’ readjustment to civilian life. Fredric March. NR (1946)

The Help 10 p.m. (TMC) A debutante (Emma Stone) conducts interviews with black female servants in 1960s Mississippi. PG-13 (2011)

Panic Button 10 p.m. (LMN) A woman (Holly Marie Combs) is stalked by her neighbor in a gated community. NR (2007)

Soul Surfer 10:15 p.m. (WAM) Bethany (AnnaSophia Robb) attempts a comeback at championship surfing after losing an arm. PG (2011)16

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