Watch music on TV: AXS TV programming highlights for the week of Oct. 29 - Nov. 3
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AXS TV has another fantastic week of music-related programming content in store for viewers beginning with the U.S. airing of “The X Factor UK’” Live Show kick tonight, Oct. 29, and tomorrow, Oct. 30 at 9 p.m.  ET/6 p.m. PT. Plus, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel sits down with Dan Rather for a new installment of “The Big Interview” on Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Check the guide below for further programming details.


“The X Factor UK” – Live Shows Week 1 – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

“The X Factor UK” Top 12 contenders plus four wild-card acts will take the stage for the first time to fight for the public vote during the first week of Live Shows at London’s Wembley Arena. Dermot O’Leary, who has provided a lot of emotional support (and super sweet hugs) to the contestants, will be on hand to host while “X Factor” judges Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne provide critical feedback to their teams. The act with the lowest overall vote will be eliminated during the results show at which former One Direction member Liam Payne will return to the stage that launched his career to perform live for the audience and viewers. British rap superstar Stormzy will also perform live on the show.


“The Big Interview with Dan Rather” – Jewel – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

Grammy-nominated pop/folk artist Jewel serves up a Halloween treat to her fans by sitting down with award-winning newsman Dan Rather on this week’s all-new episode of AXS TV’s original series, “The Big Interview.” Jewel hit the music landscape running with her 1995 debut album, Pieces of You, which spawned the Billboard Top 10 singles, “You Were Meant for Me” and “Foolish Games.” The Alaska native songstress struck a chord with her fans with her distinct vocal sound and storytelling lyrics.

Jewel has dabbled with several genres across 12 studio albums in an over two-decade-long career, including her popular 2008 country album, Perfectly Clear. Jewel is also an author, actress and poet. She’ll discuss the many facets of her professional endeavors with Rather during her candid interview.


“Saturday Stack: Classic Albums” – Starting at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT

AXS TV is delivering a Saturday Stack of back-to-back “Classic Albums” episodes in a daylong marathon that starts at 12 p.m. ET with Carly Simon’s signature album “No Secrets,” followed by Elvis Presley’s eponymous 1956 album at 1 p.m. ET. Each subsequent hour features another iconic artist and album. Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is explored at 2 p.m. ET, a collection of Grateful Dead classics follows at 3 p.m. ET. Paul Simon’s career-defining solo album Graceland is up next at 4 p.m. ET, then Phil Collins Face Value airs at 5 p.m. ET. Jimi Hendrix’s critically-acclaimed psychedelic album Electric Ladyland is examined at 6 p.m. ET, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon airs at 7 p.m. ET and the Saturday Stack “Classic Albums” marathon ends at 8 p.m. with British supergroup Cream’s signature album Disraeli Gears. Be sure to tune into AXS TV or set your DVR so you won’t miss a minute of your favorite episodes.

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