Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston With Emily Rooney 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Emily Rooney welcomes guests Jonathan Alter and Jon Meacham.

The Life of Muhammad: The Seeker 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) An account of the life of Muhammad.


Hair 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) We tackle the frizzies with the help of MIT and see how men are fighting receding hairlines.



WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

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

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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

Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) USS Constitution Commander Sean David Kearns.




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.

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


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.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Lisa Kudrow. Curtis Fields performs.


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.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Regina King (guest cohost); Emmy Rossum.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4;
5 p.m. on Ch. 64.

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

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

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Steve Carell; Emily VanCamp.


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

Conan at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on TBS. Zach Galifianakis; Jim Gaffigan. Beware of Darkness performs.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1:02 a.m. on COM. Regis Philbin.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:33 a.m. on COM. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.).

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Kate Hudson; Bob Costas. Kopecky Family Band performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Liam Hemsworth; Chloe Grace Moretz. The National performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Louis C.K. John Legend performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Booker T. Jones.

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. Ethan Hawke; Jamie Chung.


Beautiful Girls 6 p.m. (SUND) Buddies and their girlfriends reevaluate their lives. Timothy Hutton. R (1996)

Assault on Precinct 13 6:20 p.m. (MAX) A mob besieges a police station on New Year’s Eve. Ethan Hawke. R (2005)

Mary and Martha 7:15 p.m. (HBO2) Two women, one English and one American, bond over the loss of their sons to malaria in Africa. PG-13 (2013)

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo 8 p.m. (ENCR) A discredited journalist (Daniel Craig) investigates a 40-year-old murder. R (2011)

Gone With the Wind 8 p.m. (TCM) Superb production of Margaret Mitchell’s Civil War romance. Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh. G (1939)

Man on the Moon 8 p.m. (TMC) Jim Carrey stars as comic Andy Kaufman. R (1999)

This Is Spinal Tap 9 p.m.,
11 p.m. (BBCA) Rob Reiner’s mockumentary follows the exploits of a touring heavy-metal band. R (1984)

Reservoir Dogs 10 p.m. (FLIX) Quentin Tarantino’s crime drama about a jewel heist gone awry. Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth. R (1992)