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August 25, 2011

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ON BOSTON.COM Chat noon with TV critic Matthew Gilbert.

ON WGBH American Masters “Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound’’ 8:30 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2)

ON CHRONICLE Rozzy 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) How residents are trying to bring Roslindale out from under the radar.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS The Diane Rehm Show 10 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) The linkages between bladder cancer and smoking, why women are at greater risk, and what options for treatment.

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

NightSide With Dan Rea 8 p.m. WBZ-AM (1030)

NEWS & TALK SHOWS Morning Early Show at 7 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12.

Good Morning America at 7 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Lexi St. George, winner of the “One Week to Hit It Big: Pop Star’’ series.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Kathy Reichs.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4. Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Regis and Kelly at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Ewan McGregor; Eric Stonestreet.

Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. A visit to Istanbul.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Sara Ramirez; Charlie Wilson (music guest).

Afternoon The Doctors at 2 p.m. on Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64. Joan and Melissa Rivers.

The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Jenna Elfman. David Cook performs.

Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25. Pelvic prolapse; good things about fat; amusing home remedies.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on Ch. 64. Child neglect.

Ellen DeGeneres Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 4 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Kate Hudson; Romeo.

Tyra Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 56. Rudeness is discussed. Guests include Clinton Kelly (“What Not to Wear’’).

Wendy Williams Show at 4 p.m. on Ch. 56; 2 a.m. on BET. Patricia Heaton; LisaRaye McCoy. Trevante performs.

Evening Conan at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. on TBS. Jim Parsons; Marisa Miller; Brendon Walsh.

Daily Show With Jon Stewart at 11 p.m. and 2:02 a.m. on COM. Historian Michael Wallis, author of “David Crockett: The Lion of the West.’’

Colbert Report at 11:31 p.m. and 2:32 a.m. on COM. Former FBI agent Robert Wittman, author of “Priceless.’’

Late Show With David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Paul Rudd; Bill Burr. Dennis Chambers performs.

Nightline at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9.

Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Dolly Parton; Ben Bailey.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Howie Mandel; Ashley Hebert. Jake Shimabukuro performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44; 12:30 a.m. on Ch. 2. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 “Beyond Vietnam’’ speech, in which he came out against the Vietnam War, is examined The report features interviews with Dr. Vincent Harding, who wrote the speech; King adviser Clarence Jones; and others.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Ryan Reynolds; Viola Davis. Fountains of Wayne perform.

Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Kunal Nayyar; Alice Eve.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Adam Pally. The Black Angels perform.


A Child Is Waiting 6 p.m. (TCM) Judy Garland as a new worker at a home for mentally disabled children. NR (1963)

Tenure 6:45 p.m. (SHO2) An English professor (Luke Wilson) finds himself attracted to a Yale graduate (Gretchen Mol). R (2009)

The A-Team 7:45 p.m. (MAX) Liam Neeson stars in this big-screen remake of the classic TV series. PG-13 (2010)

The Leopard 8 p.m. (TCM) Epic tale of 1860s Sicily, directed by Luchino Visconti. Burt Lancaster. PG (1962)

Mean Girls 8 p.m. (TBS) A new student joins a snobby clique. Refreshing, unclichéd comedy. Lindsay Lohan. PG-13 (2004)

Pan’s Labyrinth 8 p.m. (IFC) A girl (Ivana Baquero) escapes war to a fantasy realm. R (2006)

Saving Private Ryan 8 p.m., 11:12 p.m. (TNT) Tom Hanks heads a WWII rescue mission. R (1998)

Spy Kids 9 p.m. (DISN) The offspring of former secret agents must save the world. Antonio Banderas. PG (2001)

Species 10 p.m. (MAX) A genetic experiment mutates into a deadly woman. Natasha Henstridge. R (1995)

Romance & Cigarettes midnight (SUND) A working-class man (James Gandolfini) cheats on his wife (Susan Sarandon) in this comedic musical. R (2005)