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High notes

The X Factor: UTV, TV3, 8.15pm New judge Kelly Rowland (below) is certainly proving that she has the X factor as her affable manner is working a treat with contestants and viewers alike.

The search for the next singing sensation continues as the auditions roll on and more solo artists and groups take to the stage hoping to make it through to boot camp.

family fun

All Star Family Fortunes

UTV, 6.05pm There's plenty of wisecracking from TV presenter and George Clooney's ex Lisa Snowdon and actor Will Mellor (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps), as they play the game with host Vernon Kay. However, it's then down to the serious business of trying to land £30,000 for their chosen charities.


Doctor Who

BBC1, 7pm Through the barriers of space and time, the Doctor picks up a distress call from a young, vulnerable boy called George who is terrorised by deadly monsters in his bedroom. His parents don't know who to turn to -- can the Doctor allay their fears and put an end to their nightmare?

lucky for some

Red Or Black?

UTV, 7pm A new nightly game show fronted by cheeky chappies Ant and Dec gives seven 'Ordinary Joes' a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become instant millionaires.

It's the brainchild of the irrepressible Simon Cowell and relies heavily on luck. Contestants must keep a level head as they gamble on a series of 50/50 challenges.