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Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) First, a discussion on local efforts to bring micro-housing to Boston’s Innovation District.

Roadside Stories 8 p.m.
WGBH (Channel 2) Host Bob Wilson joins a fife and drum corps for a parade in Madison, Conn.

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Windows to the Wild
8:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Spend a weekend at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods in N.H.


Concord 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) The Mass. town boasts a hot real estate market, a critical mass of small entrepreneurs, and the feel of a Vermont village.


Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Local weekend culture.

On Point With Tom Ashbrook 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9)

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7) “Open Mic” with Christopher Lydon.

Radio Boston 3 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey, on the competing plans for transportation funding.

All Things Considered With Jordan Weinstein 4 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) A Cambridge Boy Scout troop welcomes gay scouts.

NightSide With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) John Lott and his ultraconservative book, “At the Brink.”



CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. John Walsh.

Good Morning America at
7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. La Toya Jackson.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.
Demi Lovato.

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


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

Anderson Live at 3 p.m. on Chs. 12 and 25. Tatyana Ali.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show at 4 p.m. on Chs. 5, 9, and 10. Julia Louis-Dreyfuss.


Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 a.m. on TBS. Charlie Sheen; Dropkick Murphys perform.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and
1:01 a.m. on COM. Edie Falco.

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 1:31 a.m. on COM. Legal scholar Cass Sunstein, author of “Simpler: The Future of Government.”

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. LL Cool J; Tegan and Sara perform.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at
11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Tom Cruise Paramore performs.

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:50 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Alec Baldwin; Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell perform.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Vince Vaughn; Major Lazer performs.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:52 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Carl Reiner.


Coach Carter 8 p.m. (FAM) Inspiring but preachy story of a demanding high-school basketball coach (Samuel L. Jackson). PG-13 (2005)

Die Another Day 8 p.m. (TMC) Madman with satellite-laser vs. 007. Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry. Fast-paced, but routine. PG-13 (2002)

The Game Plan 8 p.m. (DISN) A carefree QB (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) learns he has a daughter. PG (2007)

Taken in Broad Daylight 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) A kidnapped teen (Sara Canning) manages to escape her maniacal captor (James Van Der Beek). NR (2009)

Menace II Society 9 p.m. (VH1) Tale of teens trapped in Watts. Tyrin Turner. R (1993)

Wild Wild West 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (FUSE) Will Smith and Kevin Kline as undercover agents in the Old West. Stylish, but the jokes fall flat. PG-13 (1999)

Confidence 10 p.m., 11:45 p.m. (SUND) Well-made but derivative crime drama about a grifter in debt to a crime boss. Edward Burns. R (2003)

Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story 10 p.m. (LMN) A mother (Taraji P. Henson) travels to South Korea to rescue her abducted son. NR (2011)

Wrath of the Titans 10 p.m. (MAX) Perseus (Sam Worthington) ventures into the underworld to rescue Zeus (Liam Neeson). PG-13 (2012)

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