Top upcoming programs to watch on AXS TV

With the recent addition of Simon Cowell to the lineup starting August 31 (“The X Factor UK”), AXS TV is quickly becoming the station to watch. Launched only two years ago, AXS TV already offers some of the best coverage available on music programming and festivals, comedy performances, current events, and mixed martial arts promotions. Each and every week there are a number of programs available to satisfy your craving for live TV. Here are some of the highlights from shows that will be airing the week of August 18.

An Evening With Bad Company

On Monday, August 18 at 9 p.m. ET, the classic rock supergroup Bad Company will be featured on AXS TV’s acclaimed GRAMMY Museum® series. “An Evening with Bad Company at The GRAMMY Museum® Presented by American Express” will include an interview focusing on the classic rock band’s career and music accompanied by an intimate live performance.

Paul Rodriguez

On Thursday, August 21 at 9 p.m. ET, Tom Green will have famed actor and comedian Paul Rodriguez on his program. “Tom Green Live” is AXS TV’s hour-long talk show that features the unique perspective and personality that has earned Tom such an (in)famous and respected reputation throughout the industry.

“Gotham Comedy Live”

Michael Winslow, “The Man of 10,000 Sound Effects” will be hosting an all-new episode of “Gotham Comedy Live” on Thursday, August 21 at 10 p.m. ET. Tune in as the unforgettable noise-making character from all of those “Police Academy” movies introduces a line-up featuring some of the hottest comics on the circuit!

“AXS TV Fights: Resurrection Fighting Alliance 17”

Lastly, for your fight fix of the week, “AXS TV Fights” will be featuring two title matches on Friday, August 22, at 10 p.m. ET. For the main event, Dakota Cochrane will be facing fast-rising prospect Christos Giagos for the inaugural RFA lightweight title. And in a co-main event, Mark Dickman will be squaring off against Justin Lawrence for the vacant RFA featherweight title. All of the pulse-pounding MMA action for the evening will be taking place live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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