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Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

ON WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Featuring Mary Johansen, whose daughter Katie passed away from a heroin overdose.

ON CHRONICLE

Fashionably Occupied
7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Men and women who want to do well while they’re looking good.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS

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Top Ten LP Countdown 8 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9)

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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

The Boston Camerata: A Medieval Christmas 7 p.m. Classical New England (99.5) Medieval song and poetry from France, Provence, England, and Germany.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Rating products and service for consumers.

NEWS & TALK SHOWS

Morning

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. Seth Rogen.

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

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

Afternoon

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

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9 and 10. Bradley Cooper; Bruno Mars performs.

Evening

Greater Boston at 7 p.m. on Chs. 2 and 11; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2.

Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Chris Pratt; Jose James performs.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Quentin Tarantino.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Paul Rudd; Alicia Keys performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Samuel L. Jackson; Ed Sheeran performs.

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. Don Johnson.

MOVIES

The Change-Up 8 p.m. (HBO) Family man Dave (Jason Bateman) and bachelor Mitch swap bodies. R (2011)

A Christmas Carol 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (AMC) George C. Scott as Dickens’s Scrooge. NR (1984)

Christmas Song 8 p.m. (HALMRK) Two music teachers face off in a Christmas-carol competition while also vying for a job. NR (2012)

Dear Santa 8 p.m. (LIFE) A girl asks Santa to send her daddy (David Haydn-Jones) a new wife for Christmas. NR (2011)

Deck the Halls 8 p.m., 10 p.m. (FX) A man feuds with his neighbor about Christmas decorations. Matthew Broderick. PG (2006)

50/50 8 p.m. (TMC) Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) struggles to remain upbeat after he is diagnosed with cancer. R (2011)

In the Good Old Summertime 8 p.m. (TCM) Two feuding clerks unknowingly court each other by mail. Judy Garland. NR (1949)

Flash Gordon 8:30 p.m. (WAM) The adventures of the comic-strip hero. Sam J. Jones. PG (1980)

Dawn of the Dead 9 p.m. (SYFY) Zombies terrorize people in a mall. Overly gory remake. Sarah Polley. R (2004)

Friends With Benefits 9 p.m. (STARZ) A headhunter (Mila Kunis) and her latest client attempt to have a strictly physical relationship. R (2011)

Rescue Dawn 9 p.m. (SUND) A US Navy fighter pilot is shot down and captured during the Vietnam War. Christian Bale. PG-13 (2006)

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints 9:45 p.m. (TMC) Powerful coming-of-ager about a teen (Shia LaBeouf) in 1980s Queens. Robert Downey Jr. R (2006)

The Fast and the Furious 10 p.m. (USA) High-octane thriller about an undercover cop who infiltrates a gang of street racers. Vin Diesel. PG-13 (2001)

The Grudge 10 p.m. (MAX) Sarah Michelle Gellar as an American nurse in Tokyo who encounters a deadly curse. Routine thriller. PG-13 (2004)

Help for the Holidays 10 p.m. (HALMRK) An elf takes a job as a nanny in order to help a family revive their Christmas spirit. NR (2012)

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