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August 26, 2011

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ON CHRONICLE The Heart of the Matter 7:30 p.m. WCVB-TV (Channel 5) The steps mothers-to-be can take to guard against pediatric heart defects; a crash course in adult CPR.

RADIO HIGHLIGHTS The Emily Rooney Show noon WGBH-FM (89.7) Week in Review with The Boston Herald’s Dave Wedge, and Mariellen Burns.

The Callie Crossley Show 1 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Regional week in review with Paul Pronovost of the Cape Cod Times and Robert Whitcomb of the Providence Journal.

Radiolab 2 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Order and balance in the world around us; how symmetry shapes our very existence.

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

Live From Tanglewood 7 p.m. All Classical (99.5) George Gershwin’s opera “Porgy and Bess’’ with Alfred Walker and Laquita Mitchell in the title roles, conducted by Bramwell Tovey.

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. Stevie Nicks performs in New York’s Central Park.

Today at 7 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10; 10 a.m. on Ch. 7. Train performs.

Rachael Ray at 9 a.m. on Ch. 4; 2 p.m. on Ch. 10. Elizabeth Berkley.

Regis and Kelly at 9 a.m. on Chs. 5 and 9; 10 a.m. on Ch. 10. Tom Selleck; Will Ferrell.

Martha Stewart Show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on HALMRK. Martha visits the Cappadocia region of Turkey.

The View at 11 a.m. on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Sarah Silverman; Glenn Lowry, director of New York’s Museum of Modern Art; author Rahna Reiko Rizzuto (“Hiroshima in the Morning’’).

Afternoon The Doctors at 2 p.m. on Ch. 7; 4 p.m. on Ch. 64. NBA alum Muggsy Bogues offers tips to a young athlete.

The Talk at 2 p.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. John Stamos and his mother, Loretta Stamos; Scott Wolf; education reformer Michelle Rhee.

Dr. Oz Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 64; 5 p.m. on Ch. 25.

Dr. Phil at 3 p.m. on Ch. 4; 5 p.m. on Ch. 64. Dr. Phil and Robin celebrate granddaughter Avery’s first birthday.

Ellen DeGeneres Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 10; 4 p.m. on Chs. 5 and 9. Justin Bieber; Kellie Pickler. Greyson Chance performs.

Tyra Show at 3 p.m. on Ch. 56. The science of color is discussed with regard to clothing, hair, interior design, and diet.

Wendy Williams Show at 4 p.m. on Ch. 56; 2 a.m. on BET. Charo performs.

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

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. Louis C.K.; Richard Engel. Raphael Saadiq and Robert Randolph perform.

Jimmy Kimmel Live at midnight on Chs. 5, 6, and 9. Hank Azaria; Jim Sturgess. The Lonely Forest performs.

Tavis Smiley at midnight on Ch. 44. Conclusion of a report on Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 “Beyond Vietnam’’ speech.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon at 12:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Justin Timberlake; Rose Byrne. Emmylou Harris performs.

Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at 12:37 a.m. on Chs. 4 and 12. Shirley Mason; Jerry Ferrara.

Last Call With Carson Daly at 1:35 a.m. on Chs. 7 and 10. Frenchie Davis; Lost in the Trees. The Knux performs.


It Happened in Brooklyn 6 p.m. (TCM) Two locals try to make it big in show biz. Frank Sinatra. NR (1947)

Much Ado About Nothing 6 p.m. (HBO2) Shakespeare’s romantic farce, directed by Kenneth Branagh (who also stars). PG-13 (1993)

The Big Chill 6:10 p.m. (ENCR) Lawrence Kasdan’s study of college friends reunited for a funeral. Kevin Kline. R (1983)

Bee Movie 7 p.m. (BRAVO) Animated romp about a worker bee (voice of Jerry Seinfeld) in the human world. PG (2007)

Taxi Driver 7:30 p.m. (IFC) Martin Scorsese’s portrait of a cabbie (Robert De Niro) driven to madness. R (1976)

The Pawnbroker 8 p.m. (FLIX) A Harlem pawnbroker (Rod Steiger) is haunted by memories of the Holocaust. NR (1965)

Valkyrie 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (TNT) A German army officer (Tom Cruise) plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler. PG-13 (2008)

Juno 9 p.m., 11 p.m. (BRAVO) Witty comedy about a sassy pregnant teen (Ellen Page). PG-13 (2007)

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead 10 p.m. (SUND) Financially strapped brothers stage a jewelry-store heist. Ethan Hawke. R (2007)

It Should Happen to You 10 p.m. (TCM) Judy Holliday as a woman who arrives in New York to make a name for herself. NR (1954)