Thursday’s Talk Shows

The Early Show Last-minute gifts; holiday accessories; musician Dave Brubeck. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Steve Martin; military families; Today’s Kitchen; Chanticleer; Ashlee Simpson-Wentz. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America The Philadelphia Boys Choir performs; gingerbread houses. (N) 7 a.m. KABC


Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Regis and Kelly The hosts look back at memorable moments from years past and highlight their favorite holiday guests and musical performances. 9 a.m. KABC

The View Mario Cantone; bad holiday outfits; Marc Summers; panicking; decorating. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Lifesaving self-exams: a common flu versus a life-threatening condition; breast screenings; hearing and eyesight exams; skin changes; a new massage helps boost the immune system. 11 a.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Symptoms of ovarian cancer; an update on AFC Moms Health Challenge; kitchen germs. 11 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Susan Sarandon; Aretha Franklin performs a holiday song. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Martha Stewart Show Jennifer Esposito makes walnut cookies; pastry chef Patrick Lemble provides his recipe for orange-pinched macaroons; making cardamom Christmas tree cookies. 2 p.m. KNBC

The Bonnie Hunt Show Toby Keith; Kristin Cavallari (“The Hills”). 3 p.m. KNBC


The Tyra Show Guests tell friends and family that they are jealous. 3 p.m. KTLA

Oprah Winfrey Favorite viewer surprises. 3 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil Author Jane Velez-Mitchell (“iWant”) discusses her struggles with alcoholism and sexual identity; a lesbian begins to have doubts about her sexuality. 4 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jim Carrey; Faith Hill discusses her new fragrance. 4 p.m. KNBC


The Tyra Show A singles mixer; online dating profile pictures. 4 p.m. KTLA

The Dr. Oz Show Alarming facts about exhaustion; a woman lives like a character from “Sex and the City”; the G-spot; calories. 5 p.m. KTTV

Larry King Live (N) 6 and 9 p.m. CNN

The Joy Behar Show 6 and 9 p.m. HLN


Dr. Phil A woman’s mother does not approve of her fiance; a woman is disappointed her daughter has tattoos. 7 p.m. KCAL

Tavis Smiley Andy Williams. 11 p.m. KCET

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Charlie Rose Author William Shawcross; author Neil Sheehan. (N) 11:30 p.m. KCET


The Colbert Report 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

Nightline (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Jimmy Kimmel Live Charlize Theron; “Dancing With the Stars” winner Donny Osmond; Regis Philbin. 12:06 a.m. KABC