WHO’S ON YOUR FAVOURITE SHOWS THIS MONTH? 47

With so many chat shows, game shows and music appearances coming up, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with the schedule. So below, we present a new feature detailing all the upcoming chat show and music appearances.

CELEBRITY JUICE – THURSDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2017
Fearne Cotton and special guest team captain Ed Sheeran go head to head in a series of hilarious games and challenges. Joining the panel this week are TV presenter Chris Kamara, Geordie comedian Chris Ramsey and X Factor judge Louis Walsh.

SOUNDS LIKE FRIDAY NIGHT – FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2017
Tonight’s guest host is Liam Payne. His debut single, Strip That Down, sold five million units worldwide – the biggest-selling solo single from a current member of One Direction. He’ll be talking to Greg about his new single out in October and soon to be released debut album. Along with hosting duties and singing live in the studio, Liam will be introducing performances from Manchester’s finest, Liam Gallagher – who has also recently released his debut solo album, and UK trio London Grammar.

THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW – FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2017
With the stars of the new movie version of Murder on the Orient Express – Dame Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh who also directed; plus, multi-award-winning actress Michelle Pfeiffer and comic actor (and voice of Olaf in Frozen) Josh Gad. Music comes from St. Vincent, who performs the single Los Ageless.

THE X FACTOR UK – SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2017
Britain’s Got Talent winner Tokio Myers performs live.

THE JONATHAN ROSS SHOW – SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2017
With Oscar-winning actress and director Jodie Foster, comedian and best selling children’s author David Walliams, and stand-up comedian and GameFace star Roisin Conaty. Legendary singer Debbie Harry also chats to Jonathan before joining her best-selling group Blondie to perform in the studio.

STRICTLY COME DANCING – SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2017
This weekend’s musical performance comes from Welsh rock band Stereophonics

THE X FACTOR UK – SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2017
Pop sensation Rita Ora performs her new single Anywhere live in the studio

SAM SMITH AT THE BBC – THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2017
Sam Smith sits down with Fearne Cotton for this BBC Music special on BBC One, a world-exclusive hour-long entertainment event.

Oscar and Grammy Award-winning Sam Smith will perform new tracks from his eagerly awaited new album, as well as classic tracks, accompanied by his band and the BBC Concert Orchestra. He’ll be talking to Fearne about his career, music and his life to date.

The one-off 60-minute special from BBC Studios, filmed in front of a live studio audience,will include songs Sam has never previously performed before for a TV audience.

Sam says: “I’m so honoured and thankful to the BBC for giving me this opportunity to showcase some of my new music from my album in this amazing, intimate setting. I can’t wait to sing some old songs and have a big old sing along with everyone.”

Fearne says: “As I’ve adored Sam’s voice since he performed on Radio 1’s Live Lounge in 2015, I jumped at the chance to present this show. I can’t wait to see him again, watch him perform new and old tracks and chat to him about his music and life.”

SOUNDS LIKE FRIDAY NIGHT – FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2017
Tonight’s star co-host is Demi Lovato. The Grammy-nominated American singer has had five UK top 10 hits and, fresh from the release of her UK top 5 album, Tell Me That You Love Me, Lovato is one of the hottest pop stars on the planet. Along with hosting duties and singing live in the studio, Demi will be introducing performances from BRIT and Ivor Novello award winner, UK singer-songwriter Plan B, plus Loyle Carner making his BBC One debut.

THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW – FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2017
Among the guests on Graham’s sofa tonight: Star of Notting Hill and Bridget Jones’ Diary, Hugh Grant, appearing in Paddington 2; and triple Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson, who performs Love So Soft from her album Meaning of Life.

STRICTLY COME DANCING – SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2017
There will be a special music performance from singer songwriter Seal and we will also see a fitting Remembrance Day performance from the Strictly professional dancers, accompanied by the RAF Spitfires Choir.

CHILDREN IN NEED ROCKS THE 80s – MONDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2017
A-ha, Bananarama, Boy George, Erasure, Europe, Imagination Featuring Leee John, Jason Donovan, Katrina from Katrina & The Waves, Louisa Johnson, Mica Paris, Nick Heyward, OMD and UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey, will take to the stage at The SSE Arena, Wembley to perform some of the most iconic hits from the 1980s.

The star-studded line up will transport viewers back to the era in a glittering celebration of the decade in which BBC Children in Need’s first major appeal took place.

Hosted by Fearne Cotton and Sara Cox, with Roman Kemp capturing all the excitement backstage, the show will also share moving stories from some of the children and young people who have been supported by projects funded by BBC Children in Need, as the charity aims to raise more money to help change young lives through this year’s Appeal.

CHILDREN IN NEED 2017 – FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2017
The BBC Children In Need Appeal Show is back with an all-star line-up of presenters as Tess Daly, Graham Norton, Mel Giedroyc, Ade Adepitan, Rochelle and Marvin Humes guide viewers through a night of dazzling entertainment and aim to raise millions of pounds for BBC Children In Need.

The show will feature performances and treats from some of the nation’s most loved stars. Highlights include the cast of EastEnders revealing hidden talents as they sing their way round The Square in a show-stopping musical medley.

Six well-loved Blue Peter presenters from the past 60 years will enter the glitz and glamour of the ballroom, as Mark Curry, Diane-Louise Jordan, Anthea Turner, Tim Vincent, Konnie Huq and Radzi Chinyanganya join forces with the Strictly professional dancers in a bid to win the Pudsey Glitter Ball trophy for BBC Children In Need.

The Queen Of Mean Anne Robinson returns for a Special Edition of the Weakest Link for Children In Need. Seven brave celebrities work as a team and attempt to answer a series of general knowledge questions to win up to £15,000 for the charity. However, only one can win, six will leave with nothing as round by round their teammates vote them the weakest link.

In the studio, the presenters of Countryfile swap their welly boots for cowboy boots in an unmissable performance and Joanna Lumley will present the Sir Terry Wogan Fundraiser Of The Year. The Children’s Choir perform live in unison across the nation and some deserving children get the surprise of their life!

Straight from London’s West End the cast of Annie – featuring Strictly’s very own Craig Revel Horwood as Miss Hannigan – will take the stage, and three of Theatre-land’s fabulous leading ladies, Amber Riley from Dreamgirls, Beverley Knight from The Bodyguard and Cassidy Janson from Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will dazzle us with a very special performance.

Superstar Rita Ora will join us in the studio as will pop band The Vamps and US star Jason Derulo. More exciting content will be announced in the coming weeks.

Along the way, appeal films will feature some of the children and young people whose lives have been changed through the support of BBC Children In Need, and the people who work tirelessly to help them.

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ITV CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HIGHLIGHTS 2017 REVEALED 12

A sleigh full of specials, across entertainment, drama, comedy and factual entertainment, will decorate the ITV schedule this Christmas, with an added festive helping of exciting free-to-air film premieres, with Jurassic World and Spectre coming to terrestrial television for the first time.

Chigwell’s favourite trio return to ITV with a feature length one-off Christmas special of Birds of a Feather. Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph reprise their roles as Sharon, Tracey and Dorien in a new adventure for the ladies. (9pm Monday December 18th).

Then to the London Palladium, where Miranda Hart hosts an unforgettable evening of entertainment in the presence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Royal Variety Performance, where a wide range of internationally acclaimed acts and West End stars are brought together for one night only on a single stage.(7.30pm Tuesday December 19th).

The heroes behind the uniforms will be celebrated and honoured in this one off Christmas special on ITV, A Night For The Emergency Services. Presented by Ashley Banjo and Diversity, the show will feature talented members of the emergency services performing alongside special celebrity guests including Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Leona Lewis and Tokio Myers. (9pm Wednesday December 20th).

Next ITV has a Christmas special with renowned chefs Gordon Ramsay and Gino D’Acampo alongside First Dates Maître D Fred Siriex, in which Gino and Gordon will lay on a spectacular banquet for the heroes of 2017. Working against the clock they’ll be assisted by a number of famous faces as the two teams compete to serve the most impressive festive menu. Charming Maître D Fred will not only be tasked with running the service but he’ll be wrangling the results from our deserving diners, whilst keeping the self assured Brit and the feisty Italian apart. Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Great Christmas Roast will be full of festive delight, celebrating great food and even greater Britons. (9pm Thursday December 21st).

The Pub Landlord is back this Christmas to host a one-off festive special with Al Murray’s Make Christmas Great Again where the country’s favourite landlord will be behind the bar for a festive lock-in, with a host of special guests, interviews and sketches, the ultimate public house party. (9pm Friday December 22nd).

On Christmas Eve afternoon ITV will be making a festive splash in Cannonball: Christmas Special, with Freddie Flintoff, Frankie Bridge, Radzi Chinyanganya, Ryan Hand and Maya Jama. (4pm Sunday December 24th). 

Also on Christmas Eve, Bradley Walsh hosts a very special edition of The Chase. It’s a Christmas Chase: Celebrity Special as all five chasers try to catch Coronation Street star Patti Clare, comedian Matt Richardson, presenter Kirsty Wark and singer Jimmy Osmond. (5.50pm Sunday December 24th).

Next on Christmas Eve (6.40pm Sunday December 24th), West End legend Michael Crawford will guide seven well known celebrities through an all singing, all dancing musical theatre extravaganza, in All Star Musicals. Hosted by Freddie Flintoff, All Star Musicals features a cast of famous faces who will each perform an iconic number from a hit musical at the legendary London Palladium.

At 8.30pm on Christmas Eve Rowan Atkinson is back in 1950’s Paris, investigating another case inMaigret in Montmartre.(8.30pm Sunday December 24th).

Christmas Day treats include 60 minute specials of Coronation Street (8pm) and Emmerdale (5.50pm), and Paul O’Grady will be back at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home on his Christmas mission to find new homes for more adorable four-legged friends, in Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs at Christmas.(7pm)

Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes will be back, in a feature length festive special of ITV’s epic period drama, Victoria at 9pm on Christmas Day.

On Boxing Day, Ed Chamberlin hosts live racingaction from the Winter Festival at Kempton Park and the Yorkshire Christmas meeting at Wetherby. He is joined at Kempton Park for expert analysis by AP McCoy and Mick Fitzgerald, with reporters Oli Bell, Luke Harvey, and Rishi Persad, Matt Chapman with the latest betting news, and Richard Hoiles in the commentary box. 

On Boxing Day too, ITV will bring viewers the terrestrial TV premiere of Jurassic World (6.40pm Boxing Day).

On December 30th, viewers are invited to Guess The Star as Jonathan Ross hosts a brand new one-off game show where five well-known stars are completely transformed into their favourite musical icon for a performance. The programme pits three celebrity teams against each other to try and deduce who the disguised stars are, in the shortest time possible. (7pm Saturday December 30th)

On New Year’s Eve, ITV cordially invite you to A Right Royal Quiz (3.30pm Sunday December 31st), Britain’s first ever panel show about the Royal Family and a celebratory and affectionate look at the Royals and the country’s obsession with them. Hosted by Fern Britton, two Royal-loving celebrity teams battle it out to win the prize, the ‘Crown of Right Royalness’. There will also be new Cannonball: Splash Hits (6.50pm Sunday December 31st).

On New Year’s Day Ed Chamberlin kick offs the New Year with the ITV Racing team live at Cheltenham for four races from the home of the National Hunt and two races from Musselburgh. Ed is joined for expert analysis at Cheltenham by Mick FitzGerald and Luke Harvey, with reporting from Rishi Persad and Alice Plunkett, commentary from Richard Hoiles and Sally Ann Grassick reporting from Musselburgh.

New Year’s Day also marks the free-to-air premiere that evening of the latest Bond film, Spectre (8pm January 1st).

Films across the Christmas holiday period on ITV include seasonal treats The Holiday, Santa Claus The Movie, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Jack Frost, plus family favourites Despicable Me, and Despicable Me 2, the Harry Potter and Hobbit films, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Mr Bean’s Holiday and Babe.

X FACTOR 2017: VOTING STATS REVEALED 18

What a series! Rak-Su may have been crowned your 2017 X Factor winner, but have they always come out on top?

Check out this year’s voting stats below…

Week 1 Saturday
Grace Davies – 21.9%
Holly Tandy – 15.9%
Lloyd Macey – 15.0%
Alisah Bonaobra – 11.8%
Rai-Elle Williams – 11.5%
Leon Mallett – 9.3%
Sam Black – 8.5%
Spencer Sutherland – 6.1%

Week 1 Sunday
Rak-Su – 22.2%
The Cutkelvins – 17.3%
Matt Linnen – 11.9%
Kevin Davy White – 11.1%
Sean & Conor Price – 10.6%
Tracyleanne Jefford – 10.3%
Jack & Joel – 9.2%
Talia Dean – 7.4%

Prize Fight Week 1
Grace Davies – 53.5%
Rak-Su – 46.5%

Week 2 Saturday
Rak-Su – 32.3%
The Cutkelvins – 15.1%
Lloyd Macey – 14.4%
Sam Black – 12.5%
Sean & Conor Price – 10.6%
Jack & Joel – 8.6%
Leon Mallett – 6.5%

Week 2 Sunday
Kevin Davy White – 21.9%
Grace Davies – 18.5%
Holly Tandy – 15.4%
Rai-Elle Williams – 14.3%
Matt Linnen – 13.6%
Alisah Bonaobra – 9.5%
Tracyleanne Jefford – 6.8%

Prize Fight Week 2
Kevin Davy White – 53.6%
Rak-Su – 46.4%

Week 3 Saturday
Kevin Davy White – 25.8%
Rak-Su – 25.7%
Matt Linnen – 14.1%
The Cutkelvins – 13.5%
Sean & Conor Price – 11.2%
Jack & Joel – 9.7%

Week 3 Sunday
Lloyd Macey – 26.4%
Grace Davies – 20.1%
Holly Tandy – 19.7%
Rai-Elle Williams – 14.4%
Sam Black – 11.1%
Alisah Bonaobra – 8.3%

Prize Fight Week 3
Lloyd Macey – 64.3%
Kevin Davy White – 35.7%

Week 4 Saturday
Rak-Su – 36.7%
Lloyd Macey – 22.8%
The Cutkelvins – 18.9%
Sean & Conor Price – 15.4%
Sam Black – 6.2%

Week 4 Sunday
Grace Davies – 26.1%
Matt Linnen – 22.5%
Kevin Davy White – 21.4%
Holly Tandy – 16.1%
Rai-Elle Williams – 13.9%

Prize Fight Week 4
Rak-Su – 61.5%
Grace Davies – 38.5%

Week 5 Saturday
Rak-Su – 26.1%
Kevin Davy White – 19.5%
Lloyd Macey – 19.2%
Grace Davies – 17.2%
The Cutkelvins – 10.1%
Matt Linnen – 7.9%

Week 5 Sunday
Rak-Su – 27.3%
Grace Davies – 26.0%
Kevin Davy White – 18.9%
Lloyd Macey – 18.2%
The Cutkelvins – 9.6%

Week 6 Freeze
Rak-Su – 41.7%
Grace Davies – 35.4%
Kevin Davy White – 22.9%

Week 6 Final
Rak-Su – 51.7%
Grace Davies – 40.1%
Kevin Davy White – 8.2% (Left competition at freeze)