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Television

Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Greater Boston With Emily Rooney 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Interview with John Connolly.

ON CHRONICLE

Main Streets and Back Roads: Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Finding Olympians in training and some of Ben and Jerry’s favorite cows.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With Sacha Pfeiffer 4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) John Connolly and Marty Walsh in their final weekend before the mayoral election.

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

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) A look at the future of Boston.

Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Michael Barone, author of “Shaping Our Nation.”

SOAP OPERA UPDATE

Days of Our Lives JJ makes a surprising decision.

General Hospital Sabrina leaves the door open with Carlos?

The Young and the Restless Nikki and Avery have a heated confrontation, while Ashley returns as the Abbott family rallies to support Billy.

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

Afternoon

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

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

Evening

Real Time With Bill Maher at
8 p.m. on HBO2. Commentator Ann Coulter and actor Rob Lowe.

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

The Arsenio Hall Show at
11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64.

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

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:31 a.m. on COM.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10.

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.

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. Lauren Graham.

MOVIES

The Breakfast Club 8 p.m. (LIFE) John Hughes's insightful study of five disparate teens serving a Saturday detention. Emilio Estevez. R (1985)

Bride Wars 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (FXM) Best friends (Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway) schedule their dream weddings for the same date. PG (2009)

The Christmas Card 8 p.m. (HALMRK) The life of a soldier (John Newton) is changed after he tracks down the sender of a holiday card. NR (2006)

Dying Young 8 p.m. (OVAT) A woman (Julia Roberts) falls for a leukemia patient. R (1991)

My Brilliant Career 8 p.m. (TCM) Judy Davis as a would-be writer in turn-of-the-century Australia. G (1979)

The Outsiders 8 p.m. (SUND) S.E. Hinton's story of rival gangs in the 1960s. C. Thomas Howell. PG (1983)

Around the World in 80 Days 8:40 p.m. (WAM) Slapstick-heavy take on Jules Verne's fantasy with Jackie Chan as Phileas Fogg's valet. PG (2004)

Tin Cup 9 p.m., midnight (GOLF) A golf instructor romances one of his students. Kevin Costner. R (1996)

Total Recall 9 p.m. (STARZ) A factory worker is branded a spy after an attempt to take a virtual vacation goes horribly awry. PG-13 (2012)

Magic Mike 10 p.m. (HBO2) Veteran male stripper Magic Mike teaches a protege about seducing women. R (2012)

Menace II Society 10 p.m. (BET) Gripping tale of teens trapped in Watts. Tyrin Turner. R (1993)

Mistletoe Over Manhattan
10 p.m. (HALMRK) Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) takes a job as a nanny for a divorcing couple (Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk). NR (2011)

Scarface 10 p.m. (IFC) De Palma's gory study of a Cuban cocaine kingpin. Al Pacino. R (1983)

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