Daily guide of TV movies and radio highlights

On WGBH

Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Focus coverage on heroin abuse in and around Boston.

On Chronicle

Who Knew? 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) Ted Reinstein is back with several slices from the quirky side of everyday life.

Radio Highlights

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Classical Music With Laura Carlo 5 a.m. WCRB (99.5) Select pieces from “Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias” with
Simone Dinnerstein.

Morning Edition With Bob Seay 6 a.m. and All Things Considered With Deb Daigle
4 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Gail Huff reports on heroin abuse.

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

WBUR’s Morning Edition With Bob Oakes 5 a.m. and All Things Considered With
Sacha Pfeiffer
4 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) Is Scott Brown running against US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)?

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

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Classical Music With Cathy Fuller 3 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Vivaldi’s Concerto in C for strings and continuo with the Venice Baroque Orchestra.

The Symphony at 8 8 p.m. WCRB (99.5) Charles Gounod’s Symphony No. 1 in D with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.

Nightside With Dan Rea
8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030) Why are some banks in England limiting withdrawals?

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.

Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9;
10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Matt Le-Blanc. John Legend performs.

The Queen Latifah Show at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 3 p.m. on Ch. 6.

Rachael Ray at 10 a.m. on
Ch. 38; 5 p.m. on Ch. 50.

Steve Harvey at 10 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 3 p.m. on Ch. 64.

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

Afternoon

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
at 2 p.m. on Ch. 10; 4 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9.

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

Katie at 3 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 4 p.m. on Ch. 6; 1:07 a.m.
on Ch. 6.

Evening

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

Conan at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on TBS. Jim Jefferies. Langhorne Slim performs.

The Arsenio Hall Show at 11 p.m. on Ch. 56; midnight on Ch. 64.

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

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

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

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

The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon at midnight on Channels 4 and 12. Jerry Seinfeld; Kristen Wiig; Lady Gaga.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Chs. 2 and 11. Will Forte; Earl Klugh.

Nightline at 12:37 a.m. on
Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

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

MOVIES

Ben-Hur 8 p.m. (TCM) Biblical epic re-creates the Nativity, the Crucifixion, and a thundering chariot race. G (1959)

Gangster Squad 8 p.m. (HBO2) An elite police squad fights to save Los Angeles from a mobster. R (2013)

Escape From Wildcat Canyon 8:35 p.m. (WAM) A boy (Michael Caloz) and his grandpa (Dennis Weaver) are stranded in the wilderness. NR (1998)

Mad Money 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (FUSE) Federal Reserve employees steal a fortune in old bills marked for shredding. Diane Keaton. PG-13 (2008)

28 Days Later 9 p.m. (SUND) Flesh-eating zombies in London. Cillian Murphy. R (2002)

Payback 10:50 p.m. (MAX)
A thief (Mel Gibson) is out for revenge. R (1999)

The Aviator 11 p.m. (IFC) Martin Scorsese’s enthralling bio of Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio). PG-13 (2004)

42  midnight (HBO) Jackie Robinson breaks the MLB color barrier when he is signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers. PG-13 (2013)

North by Northwest midnight (TCM) An ad exec pursues — and is pursued by — foreign spies, from New York to Mount Rushmore. NR (1959)

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