Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights


Greater Boston With Emily Rooney 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)

Nova: Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday? 9 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) The dichotomy that surrounds asteroids is examined.


What’s New? 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Making flatbreads at a new restaurant called Cook.



WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With
Sacha Pfeiffer
4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Boston Mayor-elect Walsh.

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Here & Now With Robin Young & Jeremy Hobson Noon. WBUR-FM (90.9) The nun who kissed Elvis.

Boston Public Radio noon WGBH-FM (89.7)

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

Classical Music With Steve
8 p.m. WCRB Classical New England (99.5)


Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Paul Gustafson on hypnosis



CBS This Morning at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Astronaut
Karen Nyberg.

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.


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

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


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.

Greater Boston at 6 p.m. on Ch. 44; 7 p.m. on Chs. 2.


Conan at 11 p.m. and
12:30 a.m. on TBS.

Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 p.m. on HBO. Journalist Radley Balko and actor Casey Affleck.

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

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

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:34 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Blake Shelton; Imelda May performs.

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

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

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Will Forte; Charlie Wilson performs.

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


The Brooke Ellison Story
8 p.m., midnight (LMN) True story of a paralyzed girl (Lacey Chabert) who overcame her disability. NR (2004)

Crazy for Christmas 8 p.m. (LIFE) A sweet and sappy tale, in which a rich eccentric brightens a single mom’s Christmas. Andrea Roth. NR (2005)

Full Metal Jacket 8 p.m.,
10:30 p.m. (IFC) Stanley Kubrick’s vision of Vietnam as seen by a group of Marines. Matthew Modine. R (1987)

Ghostbusters 8 p.m. (CMT) Unemployed parapsychologists devise a system for neutralizing ghosts. PG (1984)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
9 p.m. (USA) An elite military unit battles the corrupt arms dealer Destro (Christopher Eccleston). PG-13 (2009)

Juice 9 p.m., midnight (FUSE) The lives of four friends after being involved in a holdup. Omar Epps. R (1992)

Men in Black 9 p.m.,
11:01 p.m. (AMC) A humans-against-aliens saga in which a secret-agent duo track extraterrestrials living on Earth. PG-13 (1997)

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight 9:30 p.m. (HBO2) In 1971, the US Supreme Court debates the conscientious-objector status of boxer Muhammad Ali. NR (2013)

Christmas Crash 10 p.m. (LIFE) A plane carrying an unhappily married couple goes down in the wilderness. Michael Madsen. NR (2009)

Escape From Wildcat Canyon 10 p.m. (WAM) A boy (Michael Caloz) and his grandpa (Dennis Weaver) are stranded in the wilderness. NR (1998)

Liar Liar 10 p.m. (VH1) A slick lawyer must speak only the truth. Jim Carrey. PG-13 (1997)

Nobody Walks 10 p.m. (TMC) NYC artist upsets the balance after she moves into the family’s pool house. R (2012)