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''Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas" is on tonight at 9 on Channel 25. Don't tell them it's actually Thanksgiving today. Poor dears.

''TV's Greatest Sidekicks" is on Lifetime at 10 p.m. Larue, there is still hope.

On ''The Seinfeld Story," at 10 p.m. on Channel 7, the cast of the classic sitcom talk about the evolution of the series. But if you activate the thought-balloon function on your TV, their balloons will read: ''Buy the new DVD sets of the first three seasons."

In honor of Thanksgiving, Showtime is airing ''Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde" at 8 p.m. It's a real turkey.

Jamie-Lynn Discala guests on the ''Will & Grace" Thanksgiving episode, at 8 p.m. on Channel 7.


''The Early Show" at 7 a.m. on Channels 4 and 12. Thanksgiving dinner; actor Dan Aykroyd (''Christmas With the Kranks"). In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Good Morning America" at 7 a.m. on Channels 5, 6, and 9. Medical report; movie report. (Closed-captioned)

''Today" at 7 a.m. on Channels 7 and 10. Today's Kitchen. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''News" at 7 a.m. on WPIX. White, Muller. (Closed-captioned)

''Life Today" at 8:30 a.m. on Channel 68. With James Robison. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''The Jane Pauley Show" at 9 a.m. on Channels 5 and 9. Redesigning and updating a home while remaining within budget can be daunting, but interior designers share some tricks of the trade. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''The Tony Danza Show" at 10 a.m. on Channel 6.

''The View" at 11 a.m. on Channels 5, 6, and 9. Singer Diana Ross; pregnancy trivia quiz; fashions. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Maury" at 11 a.m. on WPIX. A retrospective of touching and inspirational stories includes reunions and some courageous and amazing young people. (Closed-captioned)

''NFL Today" at noon on Channels 4 and 12. Host Greg Gumbel; with Boomer Esiason, Dan Marino, Marcus Allen and Shannon Sharp. (Closed-captioned)

''Good Day Live" at noon on Channel 25. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Pat Croce: Moving In" at noon on Channel 38; 2:30 p.m. on Channel 50. A husband and wife seek Pat's help to resolve their differences in parenting styles. (Closed-captioned)

''Charlie Rose" at noon on Channel 44 also at midnight on Channel 2. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Maury" at noon on WPIX. Couples who are complete opposites discuss their love. (Closed-captioned)

''Pat Croce: Moving In" at 12:30 p.m. on Channel 38; 12:30 a.m. on Channel 50. Pat tries to help a couple salvage what is left of their marriage. (Part 2 of 2) (Closed-captioned)

''Home Delivery" at 1 p.m. on WPIX. A woman's extreme fear of fish hampers her activities; a wheelchair-inaccessible house complicates a 15-year-old boy's paralysis from a sledding accident.

''Montel Williams" at 3 p.m. on Channel 25. A woman donates an ovary to her twin; born prematurely, twin brothers grow up healthy, proving their doctors wrong; identical quadruplets; twin sisters, separated at birth; female triplets work as corrections officers. (Closed-captioned)

''Life & Style" at 3 p.m. on Channel 38. (Closed-captioned)

''Oprah Winfrey" at 4 p.m. on Channels 5, 9, and 10. (Closed-captioned)

''The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at 4 p.m. on Channel 50. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Dr. Phil" at 5 p.m. on Channels 4 and 6. A couple want to adopt a baby; a mother evicts her 16-year-old after the girl reveals her pregnancy; three foster children want to be adopted.

''7 Sports Football Feast" at 5:30 p.m. on Channel 7.

''Tavis Smiley" at 6 p.m. on Channel 44. James Brown, Fox Sports; actress Alyssa Milano. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''New England Business Day" at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on NECN.

''Greater Boston" at 7 p.m. on Channel 2; 1 a.m. Business Beat. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''The Insider" at 7 p.m. on Channel 4 also at 7:30 p.m. on Channel 6. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Chronicle" at 7:30 p.m. on Channel 5. Surrogate. A couple and the surrogate carrying their child. (Closed-captioned)

''NewsNight With Chet Curtis and Jim Braude" at 8 p.m. on NECN.

''Tavis Smiley" at 11 p.m. on Channel 44. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Late Show With David Letterman" at 11:35 p.m. on Channels 4 and 12. Actress Natalie Portman; John Mayer performs. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" at 11:35 p.m. on Channels 7 and 10. Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt; Alison Krauss performs. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Jimmy Kimmel Live" at 12:05 a.m. on Channels 5, 6, and 9. Actor Wilmer Valderrama; actor Thomas Haden Church; Wyclef Jean performs. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''The Late Late Show" at 12:35 a.m. on Channels 4 and 12. Entertainment news host Pat O'Brien; musician Wes Scantlin; comic Mike Birbiglia; guest host Damien Fahey. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

''Late Night With Conan O'Brien" at 12:35 a.m. on Channels 7 and 10. Animal handler Steve Irwin; the Zutons perform. In stereo. (Closed-captioned)

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