James Bond's Spectre - with Jonathan Ross (UTV 6.30pm) precedes the new run of the The Jonathan Ross Show (10.15pm, UTV Ireland) while the Rugby World Cup continues on TV3, 3.00pm and 7.00pm. See also Rugbai Beo on TG 4 at 1.00pm, in which Munster take on Cardiff Blues. Kick-off 1.30pm.
James Bond's Spectre - with Jonathan Ross
Ahead of the release of Spectre, Jonathan Ross Wossy interviews its star Daniel Craig on set at Pinewood Studios - as pictured below from the interview. The one-hour special features interviews with leading cast members including Naomie Harris, Andrew Scott, Monica Bellucci, Christoph Waltz and Lea Seydoux. And, natch, the natty TV presenter and film buff gorges on the classic cars, impressive gadgets, evil villains and gers to longingly list out the great array of beautiful Bond girls through history. Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB10 has been specially designed for the latest film and Ross may well take a turn at that dashing steering wheel. The programme also features exclusive behind-the-scenes filming at locations in Mexico, Rome, Austria, Morocco and London. This one-off documentary is followed by - roll of drums - The Jonathan Ross Show (10.15pm UTV Ireland). Guests promised for the new series include Jessica Ennis-Hill, Vin Diesel and Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse. Tom Jones - currently promoting a new album and an autobiography – is also promised.
Rugby World Cup Live : South Africa v Wales
South Africa have well recovered from an opening game defeat to Japan and, after wins against Samoa, Scotland and USA, qualified for the quarter-finals by topping group B. Warren Gatland's Welsh side have encountered set-backs, specifically injuries to their pivotal players, namely Leigh Halfpenny, Liam Williams, Rhys Webb and Scott Williams. However, their thrilling victory against England at Twickenham helped book their quarter-final place. At Twickenham today, Warren Gatland's side face danger from Bryan Habana but Dan Biggar is one of their own great assets. On TV 3, Matt Cooper introduces the much-anticipated game, with anaylsis from Keith Wood, Matt Williams and Shane Jennings. On ITV, John Inverdale is the presenter,with analysis from Francois Pienaar, Gareth Thomas and Jonny Wilkinson. Kick off is at 4pm. See also Rugbai Beo on TG 4 at 1.00pm, in which Munster take on Cardiff Blues. Kick -off 1.30pm. Rugbaí Beo is presented by Máire Treasa Ni Cheallaigh, pictured below.
Strictly Come Dancing
6.30pm BBC One
Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman present, as the 13 remaining celebrities continue in the race to be crowned Strictly Come Dancing champion 2015. Two couples have already left the ballroom behind, but tonight the remaining dancing duos will perform a selection of dazzling ballroom and tantalising Latin routines live. The dancers are out to wow Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood. Sunday’s Results show will tell the tale. Ahead of his American Smooth on Strictly Come Dancing this Saturday, Daniel O'Donnell recently told the BBC that he is psyching himself up to lift partner Kristina Rihanoff as part of their routine. "It's not about the lift; it's the landing that's the problem," he joked.O'Donnell and Rihanoff will take to the floor to Fly Me to the Moon -forever associated with Frank Sinatra - this weekend.