TVNZ Highlights Week 49 2019

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Coming to TVNZ OnDemand is the highly-anticipated Why Women Kill, a darkly comedic drama, detailing the lives of three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the ‘60s, a socialite in the ‘80s and a lawyer in 2019, each dealing with infidelity in their marriages.

And on TVNZ 1, Alex Jones and Steph McGovern are back for a brand-new season of Shop Well For Less, and on a mission to change the way people shop without changing their lifestyle!

Alternate news platform Re: now has a website! Click here to find the latest videos, articles and podcasts on topics that matter to young Kiwis.

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Shop Well For Less

Wednesday 4 December, 7.30pm

Shop Well For Less is back!

Confronting families with out-of-control spending, Alex Jones and Steph McGovern are on a mission to change the way people shop in the UK without changing their lifestyle.

From make-up and cleaning products to gadgets and clothes, they’ll replace their usual products with unlabelled ones, usually cheaper but sometimes more expensive, to challenge their loyalty to certain brands.

At the end of the experiment the family finds out which products they’ve been using. Can they admit their shopping sins, change their buying habits and save a fortune?

How To Get A Good Night's Sleep

Wednesday 4 December, 8.45pm

Ever wondered how to get a good night's sleep?

TV couple Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford are on a mission to cure their sleeping disorders. Eamonn exists on as little as 4 hours sleep a night and Ruth snores!

From buying a new bed to working with sleep gurus and trying out state of the art sleeping aids they’ll leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of a greats nights kip.

Inside Oxford Street

Tuesday 3 December, 8.45pm

Go behind the scenes of the busiest shopping precinct in Europe!

With access to London Underground, Crossrail, the Met Police and some of the major brands selling their wares, this series reveals the highs and lows of what it takes to help 142 million shoppers spend almost £5 billion a year.

Meet the people, business and institutions which make Oxford Street the world-famous retail phenomenon it has become

Posh Hotels: Upstairs And Down

Friday 6 December, 7.30pm

Ex-Coronation Street actors Nigel Havers and Sally Lindsay will be checking in to some of the UK’s poshest hotels to examine what goes in to delivering five star excellence!

They’ll be working their socks off downstairs as well as living the high life upstairs to experience luxury from two perspectives - the staff who deliver it as well as the guests who enjoy it.

Hilarity and jaw dropping moments await as these two get stuck in!

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Saturday 30 November, 9.35pm

The multi-award winning comedy phenomenon Mrs Brown’s Boys is back! We'll be playing two hilarious specials:

Mammy’s Break: Agnes is desperate for a holiday but can't find anyone to look after Grandad. It seems her only option is to convince a Health Inspector that Grandad is losing his marbles.

Mammy’s Valentine: Everyone in the Brown family has a date for Valentine's Day except Agnes. Can she really start internet dating at her age?

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Movies On 2

Saturday 30 November - Monday 2 December

GREMLINS: From executive producer Steven Spielberg, this comic horror classic is a must-see! After encountering a strange new pet, a boy accidentally unleashes a horde of mischievous monsters on a small town. Saturday 30th November, 7pm.

GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Emma Stone star in this hilarious romantic comedy about a serial womaniser who is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends! Saturday 30th November, 9.05pm.

HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE: Fall in love with the Kiwi comedy hit directed by Taika Waititi! A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle on the run in the bush. Starring Sam Neill and Julian Dennison. Sunday 1st December, 8.35pm.

YOU AGAIN: Star studded comedy about a woman who realises that her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school. Starring Kristen Bell, Betty White, Sigourney Weaver & Jamie Lee Curtis. Monday 2nd December, 9.40pm.

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Se7en

Tuesday 3 December, 8.30pm

Gluttony, greed, sloth, envy, wrath, pride, lust—everyone has a sin. Detectives William Somerset and David Mills live among these sins, every day. But nothing can prepare them for the killings they're about to experience. One bizarre crime turns into a case of serial murders as a predator begins executing victims by paying homage to the "deadly sin" they represent.

Directed by David Fincher and starring Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kevin Spacey, Seven is hailed by critics as, "An intensely claustrophobic, gut-wrenching thriller."

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NZ Film Favourites

 Stream From Sunday 1 December

TVNZ OnDemand is now offering a brilliant collection of classic New Zealand films. These include;

  • Boy
  • The Dark Horse
  • Hunt For The Wilderpeople
  • Tickled
  • The Orator
  • Born To Dance
  • Fresh Meat
  • The Pa Boys
  • Whale Rider
  • Sione's Wedding
  • Sione's 2: Unfinished Business

Stream from Sunday 1st December, 2019.

 

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