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Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

On WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Damien Echols, one of the West Memphis Three, who was released after 18 years on death row.

On Chronicle

New England Notebook
7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Ted Reinstein’s new book, “New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories.”

Radio Highlights

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WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 to 9 a.m. and
All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 to 6:30 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Budgets and Box Scores: Funding Sports in the Boston Public Schools.

Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 am WGBH-FM (89.7) The ICA’s new exhibit by
Barry McGhee, and Ryan
Landry’s new musical
“Pornocchio.”

Boston Public Radio Noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” with Christopher Lydon.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) One Fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Tom Clavin’s book “The DiMaggios.”

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

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

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.
Producer Jerry Weintraub.

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

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

Afternoon

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

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

Greater Boston at 6 p.m. on Ch. 44; 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; midnight on Ch. 2.

Evening

Conan at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on TBS. Zachary Quinto.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and
1:01 a.m. on COM. Journalist George Packer.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:32 a.m. on COM. Harvard evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Adam Sandler; Family of the Year performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Actor Chris Pine; Dawes perform.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Barbara Walters; MS MR performs.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Bill Hader; Tim McGraw performs.

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

MOVIES

Miss Congeniality 8 p.m. (CMT) An FBI agent (Sandra Bullock) infiltrates a beauty pageant. Appealing but implausible. PG-13 (2000)

Risky Business 8 p.m. (IFC) Tom Cruise plays a teen who turns his house into a brothel. A star-making performance by Cruise. R (1983)

The Switch 8 p.m. (LIFE) A child’s paternity is questioned when his mother (Jennifer Aniston) meets an old friend. PG-13 (2010)

Johnson Family Vacation
8:20 p.m. (MAX) Forgettable Cedric the Entertainer vehicle about a cross-country trip. Vanessa L. Williams. PG-13 (2004)

Think Like a Man 8:50 p.m. (STARZ) Men conspire to turn the tables on their female partners. PG-13 (2012)

Scream 4 9:05 p.m. (SHO) Ghostface terrorizes a new generation when Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to her hometown. R (2011)

John Carter 9:30 p.m. (ENCR) Civil War soldier John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is mysteriously transported to Mars. PG-13 (2012)

Star Trek: First Contact
9:30 p.m. (SYFY) Captain Picard swears vengeance against the evil Borg. Patrick Stewart. PG-13 (1996)

August Rush 10 p.m. (STYLE) Far-fetched tale of a child musical prodigy (Freddie Highmore) searching for his birth parents. PG (2007)

The Cookout 10 p.m. (BET) Cultures clash when a basketball player (Storm P) has a barbecue for friends from the ’hood. Trite. PG-13 (2004)

The Ex 10 p.m. (LIFE) An employee (Zach Braff) butts heads with his new boss, the former boyfriend of his wife. PG-13 (2007)

The Lives of Others 10 p.m. (SUND) Oscar-winning drama about the secret police in 1984 East Berlin. Martina Gedeck. R (2005)

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