Watch music on TV: AXS TV programming highlights for the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 2
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AXS TV has another amazing week of exciting music programming planned for Aug. 27 through Sept. 2. From today’s “X Factor UK” Specials Marathon which starts at 3:30 p.m ET./12:30 p.m. PT to the sizzling “Saturday Stack: British Invasion (UK in the USA)” music marathon on Sept. 2 which starts at 1:00 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, there is some must-see music TV you won’t want to miss. Get more details below.


“The X Factor UK Specials Marathon” – starting at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT

“The X Factor UK” is returning to AXS TV for its fourth consecutive season with next week’s two-night, Sept. 3 and Sept. 4 season 14 premiere. Tonight, AXS TV counts down some of the series' most memorable moments in an extended coverage block, as detailed below.

3:30 p.m. ET – "The Big Interview: Simon Cowell"
4:30 p.m. ET – Top 10 Best Auditions
5:25 p.m. ET– Top 10 Worst Auditions
6:20 p.m. ET– Top 10 OMG Moments
7:15 p.m. ET– Top 10 Judges Moments
8:10 p.m. ET– Top 10 Success Stories
9:00 p.m. ET – Xtra Factor UK: Winner’s Story


Elvis Presley in “Clambake” (1967) – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT

August marked a month-long celebration of The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, on AXS TV. This endearing musical romantic comedy film closes the tribute and stars Elvis as a millionaire who trades places with a ski instructor to find true love. It was a classic Elvis fan-favorite film which also features early performances from Lee Majors, Teri Garr and Corbin Bernsen.


“Classic Albums: Grateful Dead – From Anthem to Beauty” – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

Grateful Dead fans are treated to an exploration of the band’s iconic, experimental 1968 album Anthem to the Sun, which notably features multiple studio and live recordings of each track. This hour-long episode of “Classic Albums" also delves into the vastly different 1970 folk rock classic album American Beauty. Archival footage of early performances and interviews with band members and associates including Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, Robert Hunter and David Grisman help the story of these legendary albums unfold.


“Saturday Stack: British Invasion (UK in the USA)

What better way to get pumped up for “The X Factor UK” season 14 premiere than an AXS TV Saturday Stack that pays homage to some of the biggest British music icons of all time? Interviews and documentaries will explore the lives of some of the UK's best artists including Elton John, Phil Collins, Genesis, George Michael, Peter Frampton, Simon Cowell and Amy Winehouse. Check out the complete programming lineup below:

1:00 p.m.ET – “The Big Interview: Simon Cowell”
2:00 p.m. ET – “Classic Albums: Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”
3:00 p.m. ET – “The Big Interview: Phil Collins”
4:00 p.m ET – “Phil Collins – Going Back”
5:00 p.m. ET – “Rock Legends: Genesis”
5:30 p.m. ET – “Rock Legends: George Michael”
6:00 p.m. ET– “Rock Legends: Amy Winehouse”
6:30p. m. ET – “Peter Frampton Raw: An Acoustic Show”
7:30 p.m.ET – Brits Icon: Elton John

Be sure to tune in or set your DVRs so you don’t miss your favorite AXS TV shows. Find AXS TV on your TV and stay tuned to AXS for ongoing coverage and updates.