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Thursday, 5 November 2009

Liam Mc Kenna will be telling us the programmes we should watch this week. This is based on his opinion and we will try to have something in there for everyone.

Liam Mc Kenna
Liam McKenna began his career at 19 years old when he won the Irish version of Popstars, and became a member of the band Six. After 2 years with the band he moved to Los Angeles and starred in a pilot tv series, and had a small role in the Tom Cruise movie 'Collateral'. In 2005 he moved back to Ireland and began presenting on the daily entertainment show TTV. In 2006 he became the presenter of 2 shows on the Sky Digital channel Bubble Hits, Also since 2006 he has assisted Louis Walsh with his acts on The X Factor.


Tomorrow / Friday

Michael Jackson: The Search for his spirit and Michael Jackson: The Live Seance
Friday 9pm and 10pm Sky One

Michael Jackson: The Search for his spirit
Michael Jackson: The Live Séance
The second of the 2 programmes. This will be an interesting look at how people can see and hear what they want to when theyre alone in the dark. I want to know has any of derek acorahs so called sceance shows ever found evidence of real paranormal activity?As you can see im not a believer in ghosts, but i will be watching this and laughing at them for trying to make it seem like they may have found jacko.


Saturday / Sunday

X Factor
Saturday and Sunday 8pm UTV

Liam gives us the inside information on all that's happening behind the scenes, shows us his backstage photos and all the gossip on what to expect from the next weekend's shows.

Liam's Gossip:
What did you think of Lloyd's croaky performance last week?
I was sitting with Lloyd having dinner before the show and he literally couldn't speak. The makeup artist (Julia) went and got him some honey and lemon and he struggled to drink it cause his throat was so sore. During the croaky performance Simon gestured to the floor manager to cut the music and stop the performance as it was too painful. Lloyd's family was devastated after the show. They got McDonalds and sat in the corner of the green room consoling him.

And what about Cheryl's dress?
Cheryl found all the critiscism of her dress funny. She didn't like when Simon made fun of it on air, but she realized afterwards that it looked ridiculous, so she laughed it off

Any reason why Danni and Louis changed seats?
Dannii was not happy about being told to move seats with Louis. No one explained to her why it was done, and afterwards she said 'maybe next week I should mentor my acts from outside the studio'

Jedward
John and Edward met their heroes last night. They are the world's biggest BackStreet Boys fans. They were so excited all day before meeting them, and they had brought all their merchandise to get signed, and when they got pics they were speechless, for once!

Peaches Geldoff is a huge JEDWARD fan. She almost cried when meeting them, and she asked Edward to marry her. She said she has never been star struck until she met them.

Next weeks theme is Songs from Movies, and John and Edward are doing the Ghostbusters Theme Tune


Saturday

Flags of Our Fathers
Saturday 9.30pm RTE2

Short Film Synopsis
(2006, Adventure/War) Premiere. The stories of three of the men pictured in the famous photograph of a group of US servicemen raising their flag on the island of Iwo Jima. After returning home from the battlefield, the veterans grapple with an increasing sense of survivor's guilt as they struggle to adjust to everyday life. Clint Eastwood's World War Two drama, starring Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, Jamie Bell and Paul Walker.


Wednesday

Buyer Beware
Wednesday 8.30pm RTE1

Short Programme Synopsis
Buyer Beware returns for a new series. Presented by Philip Boucher Hayes of the RTÉ Radio Investigative Unit the series uncovers the business dealings and practices that have prompted complaints from disgruntled consumers throughout the country.
Philip follows up these complaints as he travels around Ireland, and further afield, in pursuit of individuals and businesses both large and small.

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