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Daily guide to television and radio

ON WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Jim Aloisi, former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and author of “The Vidal Lecture: Sex and Politics in Massachusetts and the Persecution of Chief Justice Robert Bonin.’’

ON CHRONICLE

St. Thomas 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Exploring the US Virgin Island.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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Woodsongs 5 a.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) the Little Willies.

The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Hal Weitzman, Financial Times correspondent and author of “Latin Lessons: How South America Stopped Listening to the United States and Started Prospering.’’

The Emily Rooney Show noon WGBH-FM (89.7) Author Jodi Kantor and her book “The Obamas.’’

The Callie Crossley Show 1 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Seat belt legislation.

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

NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) The immigration battle.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. NASCAR’s Darrell Waltrip.

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

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

Afternoon

The Martha Stewart Show at1 p.m. on HALMRK. Valentine’s Day crafts .

The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Bret Michaels.

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

Evening

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Martin Short.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on COM. Yale law professor Jonathan Macey.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Journalist Christiane Amanpour.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Ryan Reynolds; Dierks Bentley performs.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Chris Pine; Anthony Hamilton performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Josh Hutcherson; Far East Movement performs.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Vanessa Hudgens; Of Montreal performs.

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

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Freddie Roach; Ed Sheeran performs.

MOVIES

Cherry Blossoms 8 p.m. (SUND) A widower (Elmar Wepper) has the experience of a lifetime at Tokyo’s Cherry Blossom Festival. NR (2009)

The Doctor 8 p.m. (FLIX) A surgeon (William Hurt) learns firsthand about being a patient. PG-13 (1991)

Open Your Eyes 8 p.m. (SHO2) A businessman’s life becomes a nightmare after a car accident. Eduardo Noriega. R (1997)

8 Mile 8 p.m. (ENCR) A Detroit youth (Eminem) dreams of becoming a rap artist. Formulaic but inspiring. R (2002)

The Union 8 p.m. (HBO2) Cameron Crowe’s chronicle of the 2010 collaboration between Elton John and Leon Russell. NR (2011)

The Young Victoria 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (OVAT) Queen Victoria (Emily Blunt) fights her advisers and her parents in order to marry her soul mate. PG (2009)

The Losers 8:15 p.m. (MAX) A team of mercenaries target the CIA after being double-crossed by rogue agent Max (Jason Patric). PG-13 (2010)

Aliens Vs Predator - Requiem 9 p.m. (FXM) Aliens crash land on Earth, with a Predator close behind. NR (2007)

Priest 9 p.m. (STARZ) A renegade priest (Paul Bettany) must rescue his niece from a legion of bloodsuckers. PG-13 (2011)

Arthur 9:30 p.m. (HBO2) Playboy Arthur (Russell Brand) learns that his mother will disinherit him unless he marries. PG-13 (2011)

Rock Slyde 9:30 p.m. (TMC) A clueless PI (Patrick Warburton) takes on a saucy femme-fatale client (Rena Sofer) being tailed. PG-13 (2009)

Half Past Dead 2 10 p.m. (BET) Two prison inmates form a shaky alliance to stay alive when a riot breaks out. Bill Goldberg. R (2007)

Hatchet II 10 p.m. (MAX) In this sequel, Marybeth (Danielle Harris) and a heavily armed hunting party pursue Victor Crowley. NR (2010)

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