Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) An interview with “A Christmas Celtic Sojourn” host Brian O’Donovan and artistic director Paula Plum.

Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969 9:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Classic performances including Mamas & the Papas, Rolling Stones, Beatles, and Beach Boys.



Medical Journal 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) How athletes put themselves at risk in the pursuit of fitness.


Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Attorneys Harvey Silverglate and Wendy Kaminer on liberty.




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. Anne Hathaway; Jamie Foxx; Martha Stewart; cast members from “Downton Abbey.”

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Anne Hathaway. Ashanti performs.

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

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. A prank-loving husband gets his comeuppance.

The Jeff Probst Show at 10 a.m. on Ch. 38; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. The cast of “Downton Abbey.”


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. Jason Mraz performs.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Sharon Osbourne is the guest cohost.

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

The Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25.

The Ricki Lake Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 4 p.m. on Ch. 25.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Howie Mandel; Tom Shadyac.


Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Michael C. Hall; Charlyne Yi; Tommy Johnagin.

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

Charlie Rose at 11:30 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11.

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

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Albert Brooks; Kerry Washington.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Billy Crystal. Grizzly Bear performs.

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

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Comedian Mike Birbiglia. Atlas Genius performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. Matt Damon.

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

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Chris O’Dowd; Beth Behrs.


Babe: Pig in the City 7 p.m. (WAM) Sequel finds the plucky pig lost in a harsh city. James Cromwell. G (1998)

Banjo on My Knee 8 p.m. (TCM) Barbara Stanwyck in a riverboat jaunt. NR (1936)

The Christmas Heart 8 p.m. (HALMRK) Neighbors rally around a teen who needs a heart transplant. NR (2012)

Taken 8 p.m. (FX) Ex-CIA agent (Liam Neeson) looks for his daughter after she’s abducted. NR (2008)

Finding Nemo 9 p.m. (STARZ) A clown fish searches for his missing son in this animated adventure. G (2003)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 9 p.m. (FAM) The Griswolds spend the holidays at home. Chevy Chase. PG-13 (1989)

Holiday Inn 10:20 p.m. (WAM) Stylish Bing Crosby-Fred Astaire musical. NR (1942)

The Lady Eve 11:30 p.m. (TCM) A con artist (Barbara Stanwyck) targets a mark (Henry Fonda). NR (1941)

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