TVNZ Highlights Week 48 2017

SAT 25 NOVEMBER - FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

Who Will Be Crowned MKR NZ Champions 2017?

It's a high pressure showdown this week as the top two teams compete in the Grand Final of My Kitchen Rules New Zealand. They'll take on a monumental task - cooking in one of New Zealand's finest restaurants for an elite panel of chefs - and a full house!

Who will win the $100,000 prize, and make their food dream come true?

All TVNZ channels can be live streamed on tvnz.co.nz.

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Special: Fair Go Kids' Ad Awards

MONDAY 27 NOVEMBER, 7:30PM

The Fair Go Ad Awards is back with a twist: this year, it's kids who will be making the ads! 

This year marks 40 years since Fair Go hit TV screens, but our show wasn't the only great thing to come out of the 1970s.

Tonight, we ask kids to take something from the 1970s and sell it to a 2017 audience. What will they think of?

Season Finale: Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER, 8:30PM/ FULL SEASON AVAILABLE ONDEMAND

The gripping finale to the anthology covering the crime that shocked the world is here.

After the first trial ends with a hung jury and the District Attorney refuses to offer the defense a deal, a second trial gets underway with Barry Levin joining the defense team.

The full season is also available to watch on TVNZ OnDemand.

Mid-season Finale: 800 Words

WEDNESDAY 29 NOVEMBER, 8:30PM

The mid-season finale of the Kiwi-made, heart-warming drama is here!

Suffering pre-wedding nerves, best man Monty seeks out George to help him write his speech and George reminisces about true love and his own wedding day.

Meanwhile, Siouxsie gets Shay a job cleaning holiday houses and she surprisingly enjoys it until Ollie drops in and becomes threatening. Shay takes a cricket bat to Ollie’s drone, making him ropeable and dangerous.

800 Words will return to 1 in 2018. 

Live Shows: The X-Factor UK

FRIDAY 1 & SATURDAY 2 DECEMBER, 7:30PM

After Bootcamp, the Six-Chair Challenge and Judges’ Houses – the top 16 have made it to the live shows!

They’re kicking off the first live show of the season with the theme “Express Yourself.”

Who will win the public vote and the prize fight for a trip to New York to meet with Grammy-award winner Pink at Madison Square Garden? 

And which two contestants will be eliminated by the public vote?

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Season Finale: My Kitchen Rules New Zealand

MONDAY 27 NOVEMBER, 7:30PM

This is it! The My Kitchen Rules New Zealand Grand Final starts NOW!

In a tantalising end to the series, the two remaining teams will go head-to-head in a nail-biting cook-off. The competitive duos will be cooking for a full house in the stunning Gusto at the Grand in an authentic, top-tier professional restaurant.

This year, judges Pete Evans and Manu Feildel will be joined by a very special tasting panel of some of the country’s best chefs: Nadia Lim, Sean Connolly, Ray McVinnie and Tom Hishon. Together, their scores will decide who comes out on top.

It’s anyone’s game. But who wants it the most? Tonight, one of the teams will be crowned My Kitchen Rules New Zealand champions and take home the grand prize of $100,000!

New Series: Bromans

FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER, 9:30PM/ FULL SEASON AVAILBABLE ONDEMAND

Ever wondered what would happen if you lived in Roman times? Well, these folks have, and they've decided to do as the Romans do. Literally!

When in Rome, the couples will be shacking up Love Island-style in the same villa and dressed in the kind of garb you can find at a toga party (come on, you know the ones!). 

After some gruelling trials, contestants decide amongst themselves who they feel has navigated the choppy waters of Ancient Roman gender roles the least successfully that week.

The unlucky Bro and his lady are then sent back to 21st Century AD on the first chariot (AKA flight). 

Movies: Movies on 2

SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER – FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

Wonderful World of Disney - Bolt: When Bolt, the star of a hit TV show, is accidentally shipped from his Hollywood soundstage to New York City, he begins his biggest adventure yet! 25th November, 7pm

Saturday Blockbuster - Snowpiercer:
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the train, Snowpiercer. Starring Chris Evans. 25th November, 8.45pm

Sunday Premiere Movie - Thor: The powerful, but arrogant god Thor (Chris Hemsworth), is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans on Earth, where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders. 26th November, 8.30pm

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Movies: Movies on DUKE

SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER – FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

The Punisher: After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle becomes a vigilante known as "the Punisher", who aims to fight crime by any means necessary. 27th November, 9.25pm.

Inception: In this four time Oscar-winner, a thief who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. 1st December, 8.30pm.

LIVE Sport on DUKE

SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER – FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

Bundesliga: Live on Saturday at 8:20am, Hannover host Stuttgart from the Niedersachsenstadion in Hanover.

NBA: Kiwi Steven Adam’s Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Dallas to play the Mavericks live at 2:30pm on Sunday.

NFL: Another busy Monday starts with the New York Jets hosting Carolina at 7am, followed by Arizona playing Jacksonville at 10:25 and then Pittsburgh do battle with Green Bay at 2:30pm. On Friday Dallas are up against Washington at 2:25pm.

MLS: Live coverage of the Eastern Conference Final second leg as Toronto FC host the Columbus Crew on Thursday at 1:35pm.

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New Series: Baby Mama's Club

STREAM FROM TUESDAY 28 NOVEMBER

Brand new to OnDemand is the addictive web series, Baby Mama's Club.

Sophia’s (Luciane Buchanan) just found out she’s pregnant to her boyfriend Johnny. After days of silence from him, Sophia receives a mysterious text to meet him at a club. When she arrives, Sophia discovers she’s been ‘catfished' by the Club owner Shan and a whole lot more unravels...

Now that the women know about each other, what will they do?

Funded by NZ On Air.

Full Season: The Driver

STREAM FROM FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

Vince's world has become one of boredom.

His marriage is in crisis, his job as a taxi driver is degrading and above all his beloved son Tim is no longer in his life.

But, his world is about to change... when he becomes involved in a world of crime, agreeing to be the driver for a criminal gang.

Full Seasons 1-10: Friends

STREAM FROM FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

The legendary show that defined a generation, and still makes people laugh all over the world, is available on TVNZ OnDemand with all 10 seasons!

Re-watch all your favourite eps, obsess over most famous the will-they-or-won't they romance of all time - then argue about the whole "break" thing! Hang out with your fave group of friends and watch as they navigate life and love in NYC in this all-time classic. 

Full Season: Famous In Love

STREAM FROM FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

The brighter the spotlight, the darker the secrets. From the Executive Producer of Pretty Little Liars, comes a gripping teen drama starring Bella Thorne.

Paige's life changes when she lands a dream role in a big-budget Hollywood blockbuster.

From ordinary college student to Hollywood's new "it" girl, Paige is faced with the highs and lows of celebrity life and the darker side of fame.

From The Vault

AVAILABLE NOW

TVNZ has partnered with NZ on Screen to bring you a dose of nostalgia!  

Each month, OnDemand will bring you 6-8 vintage clips from the archives. 

December’s theme is Vintage Game and Quiz Shows, so brush up on your general knowledge!

Check it out now to see clips of some of our nations most successful entertainers Before They Were Famous – including Oscar-winner Russell Crowe! 

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