TVNZ Highlights Week 22 2018

SATURDAY 26 MAY - FRIDAY 1 JUNE

The Bachelorette is Back!

Having been robbed of her happily-ever-after in the latest season of The BachelorBecca returns for a second shot at love with a brand new season of The Bachelorettestreaming the same day as the US, on TVNZ OnDemand from Tuesday 29 May!

On TVNZ 1, Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It returns to TVNZ 1 from Wednesday 30 May, reuniting a divided Britain, one home at a time!

Sci-fi series Beyond begins Sunday 27 May on DUKE.

And, the topic of the week for Re: is Racism. Check out their Facebook page here.

 

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New Season: Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

WEDNESDAY 30 MAY 7:30PM    

Kirstie and Phil are back!

In this brand new season of Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It, they’re helping couples who’ve fallen out of love with their houses and reuniting a divided, Britain one home at a time...

 

Documentary: The Philpott Fire: Five Years On

SUNDAY 27 MAY 9PM

In May 2012, Mick Philpott started a fire in his own house which killed six of his children. He was jailed for life for manslaughter.

With new interviews with Philpott's son, close family, friends and neighbours, this documentary delves into what happened that fateful night, and the events leading up to Philpott's arrest.

 

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Episode 6: Survivor New Zealand

A Reward Challenge has everyone desperate for the win. Later, The Outpost sees someone break down in tears.

And, with hopes to eliminate strong players, could a blindside be on the cards at Tribal Council?

Thirteen are left. Who will be voted out tonight?

 

Movies: Movies on 2

SATURDAY 26 – SUNDAY 27 MAY

Jumanji: A magical board game unleashes a world of adventure! Starring Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst. Saturday 26th May, 7pm.

Ocean’s Twelve: Daniel Ocean (George Clooney) recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major heists. Saturday 26th May, 9pm.

Olympus Has Fallen: When a terrorist mastermind kidnaps the President, it's up to a disgraced former Secret Service agent (Gerard Butler) to save the day. Sunday 27th May, 8.30pm.

 

Special: Tourettes: Teenage Tics

THURSDAY 31 MAY 8:30PM

In this TVNZ 2 special, 12-year-old Rory is at the beginning of his journey learning to live with Tourettes, the brain disorder that causes involuntary tics and outbursts.

This revealing documentary captures the challenges and triumphs that Rory faces when he attends Tourettes camp, a place where people with Tourettes can shout as much as they like, free of worry about upsetting or offending others.

 

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Movie: Matchstick Men

MONDAY 28 MAY 9PM

In this black comedy, an obsessive compulsive con artist (Academy Award winner Nicholas Cage) runs a successful small time scam with his protégé.

But when the 14 year old daughter he never knew shows up, he must learn to parent the girl, who has more than a passing interest in the family business!

New Series: Beyond

SUNDAY 27 MAY 10PM

A young man who wakes up from a coma after 12 years, discovers new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy…

What happened to him during those 12 years, and how can he survive in a world that has changed so much since he was gone?

 

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New Season: The Bachelorette

STREAM FROM TUESDAY 29 MAY

In a gut-wrenching finish to the last season of The Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk Jr. broke up with Becca Kufrin, just weeks after proposing to her – stealing her fairytale ending and her future.

Now, the humble fan favourite and girl next door from Minnesota returns for a second shot at love, as The Bachelorette!

You won't want to miss a second of the action on TVNZ OnDemand, same day as the States!

 

New Series: Misadventures

STREAM FROM FRIDAY 1 JUNE

Best mates Josh and Mearle from Blade NZ hit the road once again, but this time they’re ditching the blades and taking a van!

They’ll visit inspiring locations and meet quirky and colourful people living in New Zealand. 

From cage-diving with sharks to kayaking under waterfalls, this is the story of their Misadventures.

 

Movie: Memoirs of a Geisha

STREAM FROM MONDAY 28 MAY

This three-time Oscar winning film tells a Cinderella story like no other.

One woman (Ziyi Zhang) transcends her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geishas.

After rigorous years of training, Chiyo becomes Sayuri, a geisha of incredible beauty and influence. Life is good for Sayuri, but World War II is about to disrupt the peace...

 

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