TVNZ Highlights Week 42 2017

SAT 14 - FRI 20 OCT
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The Art Of The Con


Your new drama obsession is here! Brand new to TVNZ 2 is Imposters, about a beautiful con artist who marries her victims, then disappears with their cash and just enough dirt to keep them quiet.

From big cons to real estate, Million Pound Properties follows UK homeowners and shows what a million pounds will buy in the most volatile property market in history.

TVNZ OnDemand has all your streaming needs covered with OnDemand Firsts this week. Where there's smoke there's fire, but do you need a body to prove murder? Robbie Coltrane's Critical Evidence investigates this and other chilling cold cases. 

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

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New Series: Million Pound Properties

TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER, 9:40PM

What does a million pounds buy you in the UK? Turns out it could be anything from Scottish castles to central London shoeboxes to rundown council houses.

Filmed over one of the most unpredictable years the property market’s ever known, this documentary reveals what a million pounds actually buys across the UK, finds out what the country’s wealthiest buyers demand for their money, and uncovers a council house millionaire

New Season: Inside The London Fire Brigade

TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER, 8:30PM

Inside The London Fire Brigade takes you inside the envy of the fire-fighting world, the world's fifth busiest fire brigade and the unique and very wide range of emergencies they deal with every day.

From office fires to toxic spills, the incidents they deal with are a fascinating reflection of society.

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New Series: Imposters

WEDNESDAY 18 OCTOBER, 9:30PM

Meet Maddie (Inbar Lavi), a seductive con artist with a unique method of duping her unsuspecting victims. She gets men and women to fall in love with her, marries them, and then disappears with their money and just enough compromising information to ensure they will never go to the police.

Her scheme works time after time until her most recent victims team up to find her. But in order to catch up to Maddie, the trio will have to master the art of the con themselves

Comedy Special: Alan Carr: Yap Yap Yap

TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER, 9:05PM

This stand-up set captures Alan Carr at his chattiest and best!

In this 2 comedy special, Alan has the crowd in fits of laughter with his inimitable wit and warmth.

When it comes to relatable observations, flamboyant physicality and self-deprecating charm, Carr is in a league of his own.

My Kitchen Rules NZ

MONDAY 16 OCTOBER, 7:30PM

The competition is heating up when superstar judges Pete Evans and Manu Feildel head to Auckland, where it’s Charlotte and Maddie's turn to impress!

They may be the youngest cooks in the competition, but you won’t find many teens dishing up dishes quite like these pair. What they may lack in experience, they make up in enthusiasm and creativity

Special: Tricked: House of Horrors

MONDAY 16 OCTOBER, 9:30PM

Get in the mood for Halloween with this special episode of the hit UK show Tricked.

Prankster magician Ben Hanlin is joined by celebrity guests who must survive a night in a house of horrors rigged by the charming magician. 

This time the tricks involve cockroaches, an abandoned house (obviously), and even a guillotine.

Special: Never Teach Your Wife To Drive

THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER, 9:30PM

Many people experience the red-hot feeling of road rage.

Many people experience something similar as a part of marriage.

Put these two experiences together, and what do you get?

A hair-raising special following three couples out on the road, exposing all the drama and mayhem of a driving lesson, but without dual control!

Movies: Movies on 2

SATURDAY 14 & SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER

2 has your family entertainment covered with these blockbuster titles!

Maleficent: A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.

After Earth: Will and Jaden Smith star in this post-apocalyptic film about a father and son who crash land on Earth a millennium after events forced humanity to escape.

My Girl: The classic tale of two best friends facing life and love together in the 1960s.

The 5th Wave: Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.

Focus: Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in this stylish suspense film about the art of the con.

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Live Sport on DUKE

SATURDAY 14 – FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER

Bundesliga: Live on Saturday at 7:20am, Stuttgart host FC Koln from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart.

NFL: The New York Jets host New England to start Monday’s live coverage at 6am followed by Pittsburgh playing Kansas City at 9:25 and then the New York Giants take on Denver at 1:30pm. Friday sees Oakland host Kansas City at 1:25pm.

Movies on DUKE

MONDAY 16 & FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER

Vertical Limit: Feeling responsible for his father's death during a climbing expedition, Peter Garrett has quit the pursuit in favour of photography, while his sister Annie has become a top climber. After Annie is hired to lead a trek, bad weather causes the crew to become trapped. Facing his fears, Peter assembles a rescue team to save them.

Mad Max 2 - The Road Warrior: After avenging the death of his wife and young son at the hands of a vicious gang leader, Max (Mel Gibson) drives the post-apocalyptic highways of the Australian outback, fending off attacks from nomadic tribes that prey on outsiders.

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New To OnDemand This Week

SATURDAY 14 – FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER

In Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidencethe legendary Scottish actor explores eight of the most difficult, baffling and complex cases ever to be investigated by British police. 

Doomsday: 10 Ways The World Will End explores strange and frightening phenomena, and investigates how mankind could prepare for impending doom.

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