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Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Massachusetts 2020 cofounder and chairman Chris Gabrieli.

ON CHRONICLE

Keeping Kids on Track 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Boston Scholar Athletes program, Boston-based Junior Achievement, and Boston Ballet’s Citydance.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Harvard professor Jeffrey Miron on the fiscal cliff.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Ken Tucker (Entertainment Weekly).

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Cast members from Broadway’s “Annie” perform.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Christmas at the White House.

Dr. Phil at 9 a.m. on Ch. 38;
3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on
Ch. 64.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Eddie Redmayne. Colbie Caillat performs.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Dr. Ian Smith offers dieting tips.

Steve Harvey at 9 a.m. on
Ch. 64; 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Steve sets out to help a woman mend her divided family.

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

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Rickie Lee Jones and Ben Harper perform.

Afternoon

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. Jonny Lee Miller; Lucy Liu.

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Christina Milian is the 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. Amanda Seyfried. Usher performs.

Evening

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

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Leslie Mann; Sheamus. Ryan Adams performs.

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

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on COM. Sean Lennon, Mavis Staples, and Jeff Tweedy perform “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).”

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Hugh Jackman; Maria Sharapova.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jamie Foxx.

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

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Dan Deacon performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Jakob Dylan.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:36 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Martin Short; John Cena.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Howie Mandel; Olivia Williams.

MOVIES

Collateral 7 p.m. (HBO2)
A cabdriver ferries a hit man on his late-night rounds in LA. Tom Cruise. R (2004)

Red 7:30 p.m. (SHO) Retired assassin Frank (Bruce Willis) and ex-colleagues wind up on a CIA hit list. PG-13 (2010)

Les Miserables 8 p.m. (TCM) Victor Hugo’s epic about a persecuted ex-criminal (Fredric March). NR (1935)

Magnum Force 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (G4) Clint Eastwood as “Dirty Harry” Callahan, investigating the murders of unconvicted mobsters. R (1973)

Miracle on 34th Street 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. (AMC) A department-store Santa insists he’s the real thing. Edmund Gwenn. NR (1947)

The Polar Express 9 p.m. (FAM) Fun fable about a boy who is sent to the North Pole to meet Santa. Voices include Tom Hanks. G (2004)

The Town Christmas Forgot 10 p.m. (HALMRK) A couple (Lauren Holly, Rick Roberts) and their kids are stranded in a small town during Christmas. NR (2010)

Pump Up the Volume 11:30 p.m. (OVAT) A high schooler (Christian Slater) moonlights as a pirate-radio DJ. R (1990)

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