The Saturday Night Show


The Saturday Night Show
Mr X- Factor Louis Walsh

Programme 13: 17th December
Coming up on the show this week, star of Christmas favourite, Love Actually, Martine McCutheon tells us about her Irish boyfriend and upcoming wedding. Former Ireland manager Brian Kerr talks future plans. Mr X- Factor Louis Walsh gives us the low down on this year's X Factor, how he really got on with the other judges and what next year may hold. Zimbabwean Turu Aruturu shows us how he's fully embraced Irish culture with his Sean Nos dancing and fluent Irish speaking. Music on the night will have a Christmassy feel and will be performed by Jack L and the Tullamore Gospel Choir.

The Saturday Night Show
Fatima Whitbread

Programme 12: 10th December
Coming up on the show this week, Queen of the Jungle and Olympic medalist Fatima Whitbread talks cockroaches and why she put herself up for the challenge. Two time All Ireland Champion Michael Duignan tells us about how he coped with the death of his wife aged 41, leaving him to bring up his two boys. Guinness swigging funny man Johnny Vegas reveals he went into a seminary at the age of 11! And Eddie Hobbs helps us understand what's happening in the economy and what the future holds. Bombay Bicycle Club will be performing "Lights Out, Words Gone" from their third album "A Different Kind of Fix".

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Nick Hewer

Programme 11: 3rd December
Coming up on the show this week, X Factor contestant Johnny Robinson tells us about his surprising journey to becoming the star of X Factor this year. Lord Alan Sugar's acerbic sidekick and upcoming host of Countdown, Nick Hewer tells us about his strong Irish heritage and becoming a celebrity at 60. Sexy chef Gino D'Acampo will be making a festive dish live on air. Don Baker tells us about turning his life around and he'll be performing "Blues Junkie" from his new album. Kitty Daisy & Lewis will be performing "I'm Going Back" from their latest album "Smoking in Heaven".

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Fade Street

Programme 10: 26th November
Coming up on the show this week, the Fade Street babes on what life's like in front of the constant cameras; top Irish designer Paul Costelloe on 30 years at the top and dressing celebrities from Lady Di to Liza Minnelli; Mairead Farrell reveals how women really feel about their bodies post child birth for her new show "Hello Baby, Bye Bye Body"; Keith Barry performs an exclusive illusion for us and the king of the Eurovision Johnny Logan sings one of his classics and chats about life on the road.

The Saturday Night Show
Samantha Mumba

Programme 9: 19th November
Coming up on the show this week, Samantha Mumba chats about what's been happening in her life since her days as a hugely successful pop singer, Twink tells us about five decades as a star of screen and stage, Communications expert Terry Prone reveals her fear of intimacy and being in social situations. Blur bassist, Alex James, takes us through his transition from Britpop sensation to cheesemaking farmer. And Declan O'Rourke will be performing a track from his new album "Mag Pai Zai".

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Kenny Egan

Programme 8: 12th November
Coming up on the show this week, Kenny Egan talks about going from Olympic champion to recovering alcoholic and what the future holds for him now. The Overtones will be in to perform "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" and have a chat with Brendan. We get up close and personal with Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and Fountains of Wayne will be performing their single "Someone's Gonna Break Your Heart" ahead of their only Irish gig in The Academy on Sunday night.


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