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    Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


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

    Roadside Stories 8 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) A hot air balloon ride to view the fall colors of Southington, Conn.

    Windows to the Wild 8:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The art and science of groundfishing off the New Hampshire coast.


    Electoral Dysfunction 9 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The voting process in America.


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    Unusual Houses 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) A home that incorporates a ship into the footprint, and more.


    Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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

    Live in Studio 4 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Peter Mulvey performs.


    NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Talk the Vote at Franklin Pierce University.



    CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Explorer Todd Carmichael.

    Good Morning America at
    7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Sam Champion.

    Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Daniel Craig.


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

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


    The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jane Kaczmarek.

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

    The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke.


    Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. John C. Reilly; Cory Chisel performs.

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

    Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. David Byrne and St. Vincent perform.

    The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Jamie Lee Curtis; ZZ Ward performs.

    Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Steven Tyler; Joe Perry. Aerosmith performs.

    Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Javier Bardem.

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


    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
    8 p.m. (G4) Jim Carrey’s star-making vehicle about a sleuth searching for a missing dolphin is crude but funny. PG-13 (1994)

    Babylon A.D. 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (FXM) A mercenary escorts a mysterious girl from post-apocalyptic Europe to New York City. Vin Diesel. PG-13 (2008)

    The Good Witch’s Gift 8 p.m. (HALMRK) Cassie (Catherine Bell) and Jake (Chris Potter) plan to marry on Christmas Eve. NR (2010)

    Grown Ups 8 p.m. (FX) Lenny (Adam Sandler) reunites with four childhood friends after their former basketball coach dies. PG-13 (2010)

    The Man in the Iron Mask
    8 p.m., 11 p.m. (OVAT) Leonardo DiCaprio in a remake of the Dumas story. PG-13 (1998)

    The Others 8 p.m. (FLIX) Well-crafted ghost story about a Brit woman (Nicole Kidman) who moves into a spooky mansion. PG-13 (2001)

    Real Steel 8 p.m. (TMC) Retired pugilist Charlie (Hugh Jackman) and his estranged son Max build and train a robot boxer. PG-13 (2011)

    Airheads 9 p.m. (FUSE) A band holds a radio station hostage. Brendan Fraser. PG-13 (1994)

    Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 9 p.m. (HBO2) An FBI agent (Martin Lawrence) goes undercover as an obese woman in order to catch a killer. PG-13 (2011)

    Rocky II 9 p.m. (CMT) Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) gets a rematch. PG (1979)

    The Elizabeth Smart Story
    10 p.m. (LMN) A drama recounting the 2002 abduction of Salt Lake City teen Elizabeth Smart. NR (2003)

    Lucky Number Slevin 10 p.m. (SUND) A man is caught in a crime war because of a case of mistaken identity. Josh Hartnett. R (2006)