Daily guide


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


Harvard at 375 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Anthony Everett gets an unprecedented look at life today at the world’s best known university.


WBUR’s Morning Edition 5 a.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The latest news from the Boston area and around the world, featuring the reporting of WBUR’s local newsroom.


The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Diane Keaton.

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The Emily Rooney Show noon WGBH-FM (89.7) War of the World Views.

St. Olaf Christmas Festival 4 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) More than 500 musicians from St. Olaf College are featured.

NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) First Night preview.


Days of Our Lives Maggie tries her best to be there for Daniel.


General Hospital Lucky and Liz have an argument; Jason and Sam renew their love.

One Life to Live Natalie and John prepare to discuss their relationship again.

The Bold and the Beautiful Marcus gives Thomas an idea about how to sweep Hope off of her feet.

The Young and the Restless On Christmas Eve, a guardian angel leads a despondent Nikki on an emotional journey through her past and present.



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. How the royals spent Christmas; post-holiday sales and returns.

Anderson at 9 a.m. on Ch. 12; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25. A New Year’s Eve show features Gloria Vanderbilt, Kathy Griffin, and Patrick Dempsey.

Live! With Kelly at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Brooke Shields; Kevin James; Seth Rogen.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10.

The Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. on HALMRK.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Hugh Jackman; Tim Gunn.


The Wendy Williams Show at noon on Ch. 25; midnight on BET. Toby Keith.

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.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on Ch. 64. Jeff Ashton, the lead prosecutor in Casey Anthony’s murder trial.

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. Kirsten Dunst; British kid singers Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland.


Charlie Rose at 11 p.m. on Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Tom Hanks.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. on COM. Matt Damon.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. on COM. Daniel Craig.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Katie Holmes. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds perform.

Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Dana Carvey; Jason Reitman. Lenny Kravitz performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Regis Philbin. Paul Anka performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Yo-Yo Ma.


Jungle Book 6 p.m. (TCM) Sabu in Kipling’s tale of a boy raised by wolves. NR (1942)

Mona Lisa 6:15 p.m. (FLIX) An ex-con’s involved in a lethal relationship with a prostitute. Bob Hoskins. R (1986)

Gypsy 8 p.m., 11 p.m. (OVAT) Bette Midler is electric in this remake of the 1959 Broadway show. NR (1993)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl 8 p.m. (FAM) Swashbuckling fun on the high seas with Johnny Depp. PG-13 (2003)

Silver Bells 8 p.m. (HALMRK) Anne Heche and Tate Donovan in an adaptation of Luanne Rice’s holiday tale. NR (2005)

The Verdict 8 p.m. (FXM) An alcoholic lawyer gets a case that could save his career. Paul Newman. R (1982)

A Bug’s Life 8:30 p.m. (DISN) An ant (voice of Dave Foley) tries to save his colony. G (1998)

Lucky Number Slevin 8:45 p.m. (IFC) A man is caught in a crime war because of a case of mistaken identity. Josh Hartnett. R (2006)

The Social Network 9:45 p.m. (STARZ) Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) creates the website Facebook, but soon faces numerous lawsuits. PG-13 (2010)

Tombstone 10 p.m. (CMT) Retelling of the O.K. Corral shootout. Kurt Russell. R (1993)