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Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Masterpiece: Downton Abbey, Season 2, 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The estate is turned into a convalescent home for wounded veterans.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

Only a Game 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The World Series.

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Innovation Hub 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) US schools and students in an increasingly global and competitive marketplace.

BSO Live From Symphony Hall 7 p.m. WCRB Classical New England (99.5) Mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and tenor Michael Schade perform in Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde.

¡Con Salsa! 10 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Pirulo Y La Tribu, from Puerto Rico.

MOVIES

American Gangster 8 p.m. (BET) Riveting biopic stars Denzel Washington as real-life Harlem drug kingpin Frank Lucas. R (2007)

The Amityville Horror 8 p.m. (AMC) Dull remake of the 1979 haunted-house chiller. Ryan Reynolds. R (2005)

Bride of Frankenstein 8 p.m. (TCM) In the masterful sequel, the mad scientist is persuaded to create a mate for his creature. NR (1935)

Cast Away 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (FXM) A plane crash leaves a compulsive workaholic stranded on a deserted island for more than four years. PG-13 (2000)

Cloud Atlas 8 p.m. (HBO) This epic comprises six tales from various historical eras and involves an 18-century notary. R (2012)

Holes 8 p.m. (56) Author Louis Sachar adapted his entertaining fable about a detention camp for kids. Shia LaBeouf. PG (2003)

Hostel 8 p.m. (IFC) Slow-building gorefest about backpackers seeking sexual thrills in Eastern Europe. Jay Hernandez. R (2005)

Scary Movie 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (BRAVO) Raunchy spoof of teen horror films. Shawn Wayans. R (2000)

Scream 2 8 p.m. (TRU) Another killer is on a rampage. Sly but inferior sequel to the original. Courteney Cox. R (1997)

The Hurt Locker 8 p.m. (SUND) Jeremy Renner stars as one of three soldiers tasked with dismantling explosive devices in Baghdad. R (2008)

The Transporter 8 p.m. (ENCR) Thriller about a courier (Jason Statham) trying to bust a slave ring. Good action; incoherent plot. PG-13 (2002)

From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money 9 p.m. (TMC) A bank heist in Mexico goes awry. Robert Patrick. R (1998)

Getting Played 9 p.m., midnight (TV1) Three attractive ladies set out to seduce and then humiliate a man. Bill Bellamy, Stacey Dash. PG-13 (2005)

The Good Witch’s Destiny
9 p.m. (HALMRK) As Cassie celebrates her birthday, a new relative’s son causes problems for her. NR (2013)

Halloween 9 p.m., 11:35 p.m. (SPIKE) Gory remake about a psycho killer who escapes from a psychiatric facility. Malcolm McDowell. R (2007)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 9 p.m. (TNT) Part two of the trilogy is packed with spectacular action and dazzling effects. Elijah Wood. PG-13 (2002)

30 Days of Night 9 p.m. (FX) An army of vampires descend on a small Alaskan town to stage a blood orgy. Josh Hartnett. R (2007)

Wild in the Streets 9 p.m., 10:45 p.m. (ESPNC) A documentary on the ancient game of Shrovetide football. NR (2012)

The Mummy 9:30 p.m. (TCM) Boris Karloff portrays an Egyptologist and the title role in this thriller. NR (1932)

Dirty Love 9:35 p.m. (FLIX) Inept farce about a woman who dates losers to get back at her cheating beau. Jenny McCarthy. R (2005)

The Bourne Legacy 10 p.m. (MAX) An agent engineered to be the ultimate CIA weapon goes on the run when his program is compromised. PG-13 (2012)

Diary of a Mad Black Woman 10 p.m. (LIFE) A divorcee tries to piece back together her life. Unfocused but likable. Kimberly Elise. PG-13 (2005)

Hocus Pocus 10 p.m. (FAM) Witches are resurrected on Halloween. Bette Midler. PG (1993)

Hostel Part II 10 p.m. (IFC) Gory sequel about American travelers terrorized in a Slovakian chamber of horrors. Bijou Phillips. R (2007)

Knocked Up 10 p.m. (E) Raucous romp about a slacker (Seth Rogen) impregnating a TV personality. R (2007)

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