Dancing under strict arrivalBBC1, 18.20 Tensions run high for the couples this week as they take to the dance floor to perform their second numbers, knowing one of them will be sent home in a public vote on Sunday night. Judges will be Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood, Anton Du Beke and Motsi Mabuse, with Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman in attendance.
Rugby World Cup 2023RTÉ2, 13:30 Argentina’s Group D clash with Chile at Stade Beaujoires in Nantes is followed by Fiji’s meeting with Georgia at Stade Bordeaux. The meeting in Group C will start at 16:45. Wheel by Michael McIntyreBBC1, 20:35 Alex Jones, Paddy McGuinness, Rosie Ramsey, Ellie Simmonds, Seann Walsh and Sue Perkins join Michael to help contestants win money by answering questions about everything from politics to Batman.
CreedRTÉ One, 21:45 A bold reboot of the Rocky franchise starring Michael B Jordan as Adonis Johnson, the son of heavyweight great Apollo Creed, who tracks down his father’s old friend Rocky Balboa and asks him to train him to become a contender for the title. With Sylvester Stallone. Witches of EastwickBBC1, midnight A vibrant 1980s fantasy based on the John Updike novel, starring Jack Nicholson as Daryl Van Horne, a mysterious man who awakens the hidden talents in three down-on-his-luck small-town women. Michelle Pfeiffer, Susan Sarandon, Cher.
Flora and sonAppleTV+, streaming now Eve Hewson, Jack Reynor and – wait for it – Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Here is the composition. For context, Hewson is Flora, lonely but who, having received advice from half the cast of Bachelor Walk, needs to find something for her wayward son to focus on. She gives him a guitar, which he is not interested in, and his father, Raynor, will not help. As for where Gordon-Levitt ranks? Well, he and Flora begin a long-distance relationship when she gets online guitar lessons. Expect long stares and creepy Dollymount ditties – John Carney, director of Once Upon a Time, is in on it, after all.
The Murdo Murders: A Southern ScandalNetflix, streaming now Netflix just went ahead and released the second series without much fanfare, which is surprising given how widely publicized the trial was in early 2023. The recently released second season focuses on the immediate aftermath of Paul and Maggie’s murders, leading up to and including Alex’s murder. the ensuing trial. Darkness Inside La Luz del MundoNetflix, streaming now In 2019, Naason Joaquín García, leader of La Iglesia de La Luz del Mundo and self-proclaimed “Apostle of Jesus Christ,” was arrested in the United States on 26 charges, including every unforgivable crime you can think of. This is a personal account of current and former church members.
generation VPrime Video, streaming now From the world Boys, you can expect Generation V to be just as typically wry and deliciously devilish. It expands the universe to Godolkin, a superhero-only college where students are trained to become the next generation (preferably with lucrative support). Harley and KatyaNetflix, streaming now Who wants to see a figure skater repeatedly fall nine feet into the air on her head while on the ice? Apparently, someone does this, because there is a documentary about it. From promising beginnings to devastating conclusions, this is the story of figure skating couple Harley Windsor and Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya. Another tough watch.
KardashianDisney+, streaming now So it’s still ongoing. The first part of the fourth season is available thanks to Disney+.
ReptileNetflix, streaming now Alicia Silverstone, Benicio Del Toro and Justin Timberlake join forces to solve this mystery filled with hardened detective work and brutal murders. Make me screamPrime Video, streaming now A fun and terrifying Halloween special featuring three celebrity teams.