Thursday 22 March 2018

TV Highlights Saturday

The X Factor

TV3/UTV, 8.00pm

The pressure mounts on the remaining contestants in X Factor 2013, and the singer who proves least popular with the public will be revealed at the end of this show in the dreaded flash vote. With Louis Walsh, Sharon Osbourne, Nicole Scherzinger, Gary Barlow (all right) and Dermot O'Leary.

live International Rugby Union

Sky Sports 2, 1.30pm

Stuart Lancaster's (right) England face Australia in the first of their Autumn internationals. The visitors narrowly claimed victory over the English – 20-14 – in the corresponding test match last year.

Live from the National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage

BBC2, 9.00pm

Judi Dench (right), Derek Jacobi, Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Ralph Fiennes, Benedict Cumberbatch and others perform scenes from some of the company's celebrated productions.

Boardwalk Empire

Sky Atlantic, 9.00pm

Flashy Harlem gangster Dr Valentin Narcisse (Jeffrey Wright, right) arrives in Atlantic City and starts throwing his weight around and soon raises the hackles of Nucky and Chalky. Plus, Nucky sees a new business opportunity in Florida.

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