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.