TVNZ Highlights: 11-17 November

Take a deep breath, this week with TVNZ.

Blue Planet IIStarts Sunday 12 November, 7.30pm on TVNZ 2

Sir David Attenborough is back to narrate this bold cinematic experience of life in our oceans. 

The premiere episode takes us on a journey that includes the depths of New Zealand's own waters. 

Here, killer whales have a unique relationship with bottleneck dolphins, which has never been professionally filmed before. 

Trust MeStream the full season on TVNZ OnDemand, Sunday 12 November from 8.40pm.

One woman is drawn to desperate measures in this thrilling, four-part UK drama. 

Jodie Whittaker (Broadchurch, Doctor Who) stars as Cath, a former nurse who steals her best friend's identity, and starts a new life as a doctor. 

Can she keep hold of the perfect life while living a lie?

 

Australian Survivor - Finals WeekTuesday 14 - Thursday 16 November, 7.30pm on TVNZ 2

This week Australian Survivor kicks off on Tuesday, concluding on Thursday with an epic grand finale. 

One of the three remaining contestants will take home the half-million-dollar prize, and the title of Sole Survivor. 

Following the announcement of the winner, the 24 castaways come together for an explosive reunion special. 

 

Dog SquadReturns Monday 13 November, 8pm on TVNZ 1

Dog Squad returns with all new, action-packed episodes. 

Showcasing hardworking teams from NZ Police, Corrections, Customs, Search and Rescue, Biosecurity and Ocean Research. 

This season also features the work of Department of Conservation dogs. 

 

The Truth About MeatTuesday 14 November, 9.30pm on TVNZ 1

Fresh or processed, white or red. How does meat measure up? It's been getting a lot of bad press recently, with new links to cancer and heart disease. However, many of us are still meat eaters. 

Chris Bavin, a greengrocer by trade and a carnivore by nature, wants to know if he can keep meat in his diet and stay healthy. 

In this groundbreaking study, meat goes under the microscope like never before. 

Point BreakSunday 12 November, 8.30pm on TVNZ 2

2015 remake of the 1991 surfing classic. 

In this version, a young FBI agent goes undercover, to infiltrate a team of extreme sports athletes. 

He suspects they're the masterminds behind a string of corporate heists. 

 

Friday Night Bites: UnboxedStream on TVNZ OnDemand

From award-winning writer Roseanne Liang, comes UnBoxed

A bite-sized series exploring the glorious highs and hilarious lows of artificial intelligence. 

Friday Night Bites' JJ Fong, Perlina Lau and Ally Xue star as three friends, who agree to take part in an unusual experiment. 

 

Shortland StreetWeeknights, 7pm on TVNZ 2

This week, Kylie's arrival back in Ferndale heightens tensions between Frank and Drew.

Kylie is thrown into turmoil, as they battle for her affections and she questions her true feelings.

Elsewhere, Vinnie is forced to come clean about his secret. Nicole tries to take the high road, but has trouble hiding her hurt. 

 

The X Factor UKFridays and Saturdays, 7.30pm on TVNZ 1

This season sees the return of the Six Chair Challenge. 

The stakes are high as the acts perform individually for a place in the next round. 

They'll sing for the judges and a massive live audience, at London's Wembley Arena. 

Blue Planet II. Photo credit: (c) BBC_Lisa Labinjoh_Joe Platko 2017.
Jodie Whittaker in Trust Me.
Australian Survivor host, Jonathan LaPaglia.
Police dog handler Stu, and Dakota.
Chris Bavin in The Truth About Meat.
Point Break 2015.
The Friday Night Bites cast, in all new UnBoxed.
Luke Patrick, as Frank in Shortland Street.
The X Factor UK judges.
















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