TVNZ announces name of new channel

TVNZ has today announced that it's new channel will be called DUKE.

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The channel, which will launch on March 20, will be livestreamed at and available on free-to-air TV on Freeview Channel 13 and on Sky.

It will screen from 6pm to midnight each day with live sport events outside those hours on occasion.

Among the key shows will be Family Guy and Two and a Half Men, with live sport including AFL, NFL, the World Rally Championship, wrestling, Formula E and Bundesliga football.

It will also have factual shows, dramas and movies.

The channel will be on Twitter @Duketvnz, Instagram @Duketvnz amd Facebook at

See the launch trailer here: