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Television

Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

WGBH

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

History Detectives 8 p.m.
WGBH (Channel 2) A Kit Carson biography that may have belonged to his family members.

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Hidden Treasures 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) An old mill that’s taken on new life with a collection of fantastic shops, and more.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

Morning Edition with Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Stories and commentaries that inform.

On Point With Tom Ashbrook 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” featuring Charlie Baker, the 2010 Republican nominee for Massachusetts governor.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Sex and health care on Catholic campuses.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Andrew McCarthy on the death of the Arab Spring.

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.
“The Professionals.”

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

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

Afternoon

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.

Evening

Real Time With Bill Maher
at 10 p.m. on HBO2. Economist Austan Goolsbee and record producer Clive Davis.

Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 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. Blake Shelton.

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. Regis Philbin.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 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.

MOVIES

Basic Instinct 8 p.m. (ENCR)
A cop (Michael Douglas) gets involved with a murder suspect. R (1992)

Candyman: Day of the Dead
8 p.m. (TMC) Tony Todd returns as serial killer. R (1999)

Gangs of New York 8 p.m. (IFC) Martin Scorsese’s visually arresting epic about gang wars in 1860s Manhattan. Daniel Day-Lewis. R (2002)

The Marine 8 p.m. (AMC)
A discharged Marine (John Cena) rescues his wife from jewel thieves who have taken her hostage. PG-13 (2006)

Mrs. Doubtfire 8 p.m. (OVAT) A divorced man (Robin Williams) poses as a nanny to see his kids. PG-13 (1993)

My Left Foot 8 p.m. (FLIX) Daniel Day-Lewis (Oscar) as artist-writer Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy. R (1989)

The Perfect Marriage 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) Jamie Luner plays a woman willing to go to deadly extremes for an inheritance worth millions. NR (2006)

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector 9 p.m., midnight (BBCA) A look at the professional triumphs and personal lows in the life of music producer Phil Spector. NR (2008)

John Carter 9 p.m. (STARZ) Civil War soldier John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is mysteriously transported to Mars. PG-13 (2012)

Die Another Day 9:35 p.m. (TMC) Madman with satellite-laser vs. 007. Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry. Fast-paced, but routine. PG-13 (2002)

The Apostle 10 p.m. (FLIX) Robert Duvall plays a fervent, volatile preacher. PG-13 (1997)

Cool Hand Luke 10 p.m. (TCM) Paul Newman as a rebellious prisoner on a chain gang. PG (1967)

End of Days 10 p.m. (MAX)
An ex-cop tries to foil Satan. Inane apocalyptic thriller with Arnold Schwarzenegger. R (1999)

Out of Africa 10 p.m. (WAM) An adaptation of Isak Dinesen’s memoirs. Meryl Streep. PG (1985)

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