TVNZ Highlights: 14-20 October

Big cons and big spenders, this week with TVNZ.

Imposters

Premieres Wednesday 18 October, 9.30pm on TVNZ 2

Meet Maddie (Inbar Lavi), a seductive con-artist with a unique way of duping her victims. 

She gets people to fall in love with her, marries them, then disappears with their money and enough compromising information to make sure they don't 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 Maddie, the trio will have to become con-artists themselves. 

Million Pound Properties

Starts Tuesday 17 October, 9.40pm on TVNZ 1

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 seen, this documentary reveals what the UK's wealthiest buyers demand for their money.

 

Alan Carr: Yap Yap Yap

Tuesday 17 October, 9.05pm on TVNZ 2

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

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

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

 

My Kitchen Rules New Zealand

Monday 16 October, 7.30pm on TVNZ 2

The competition is heating up. 

This week, superstar judges Pete and Manu 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 quite like them!

What they may lack in experience, they make up for in enthusiasm and creativity. 

 

Robbie Coltrane's Critical Evidence

Available Sunday 15 October, from midday on TVNZ OnDemand

Legendary Scottish actor, Robbie Coltrane, presents this brand new factual series. 

He explores eight of the most baffling and complex cases ever to be investigated by British police. 

 

Doomsday: 10 Ways the World Will End

Available Sunday 15 October, from midday on TVNZ OnDemand

Doomsday explores some of the strange of frightening phenomena of our universe.

The series investigates different threats to the human race, and how we could be prepared for them.

 

Inside the London Fire Brigade

Starts Tuesday 17 October, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1

This series takes you inside the envy of the fire-fighting world. 

London's fire brigade is the fifth-busiest in the world, and deals with a unique range of emergencies every day. 

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

In the first episode, firefighters talk exclusively about the Grenfell fire, and their experiences on that tragic night.

Tricked: House of Horrors

Monday 16 October, 9.30pm on TVNZ 2

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

Celebrity guests must survive the night, in a house of horrors rigged by prankster magician Ben Hanlin.

Tricks involving cockroaches and a guillotine all take place in the abandoned house!

 

DUKE Movies: Vertical Limit

Monday 16 October, 9.20pm on DUKE

Feeling responsible for his father's death during a climbing expedition, Peter Garrett has quit the pursuit. 

However, his sister Annie has become a top climber.

When 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.

TVNZ 2 Movies

Sunday 15 October, from 5pm on TVNZ 2

My Girl

The classic tale of two best friends, facing life and love together in the 1970s. 

Starring Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky.

The 5th Wave

Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left Earth in ruins. 

Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.

The cast of TVNZ 2's new drama, Imposters.
One of the featured homes on Million Pound Properties.
Stand-up comedian, Alan Carr.
MKRNZ contestants, Charlotte & Maddie.
Robbie Coltrane in his new factual series, Critical Evidence.
Doomsday: 10 Ways the World Will End
A London firefighter in uniform.
Prankster Ben Hanlin in Tricked.
The Vertical Limit cast.
Cassie and her brother in The 5th Wave.












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