Saturday 18 November 2017

TV Highlights Saturday

Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Mine

Channel 4, 7.15pm

This new feature-length documentary tells the extraordinary story of Stephen Hawking (right), a brilliant theoretical physicist whose glittering career was threatened when he developed motor neuron disease. With contributions from Buzz Aldrin.Live european Cup Rugby

Sky Sports 2, 5.45pm

Leinster's stars return to European duty, and face a tough assignment at Franklin's Gardens against Northampton. Matt O'Connor's (right) side is currently top , but the Saints are only three points back. The X Factor

UTV, 8.15pm

It's crunch time for the remaining contestants, who must peform twice before a live audience in the hope of gaining a place in next week's final. Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne (right) do the judging.Borgen

BBC4, 9.00pm

When Lars Hesselboe takes everyone by surprise by calling an election, the political machine swings into action. But Brigitte (Sidse Babett Knudsen, right) is now undergoing daily radiation treatment, and is struggling to keep her illness a secret.

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