Doctor Foster returns for a second season.

Doctor Foster

Returns Monday 9 October, 8.30 on TVNZ 1. Stream the first season on TVNZ OnDemand.

Life seems to be back on track for talented doctor Gemma Foster, after the turmoil that followed her husband Simon's betrayal. 

But can you ever really move on from your ex - especially when there's a child involved? 

As Simon and his new wife move back to town, Gemma goes further than she ever has before to protect the people she loves. 

Stream the entire first season of this dark, psychologically raw series on TVNZ OnDemand now. 

The full second season will be available to stream at the same time that the first episode goes to air. 


Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Available Wednesdays from 9pm on TVNZ OnDemand

The Menendez family appeared to embody the American dream. 

All of this turned into a horrendous nightmare on the night of August 20, 1989.

Brothers Joseph and Erik brutally shot their parents. 

The crime, the characters and the televised trial gripped the nation. 

Edie Falco stars as Leslie Abramson, the controversial lawyer that represented the brothers, in this gripping true-crime drama.

MKRNZ contestants, Teal & Sophie.

My Kitchen Rules New Zealand

Monday 9 October, 7.30pm on TVNZ 2

The timers are set. Another team steps up to the plate in their bid to wow superstar judges, Pete Evans and Manu Feildel.

And no, Johnny Depp hasn't joined the show, that's contestant Teal. 

This week, the competition heads to the capital. 

Hairdressers Teal & Sophie hope to come out on top with their Asian-inspired restaurant. 

It's not just the competition that's getting the teams hot under the collar this week...

Around the dinner table, things are heating up between two of the contestants. 


Jemima returns to Ferndale.

Shortland Street

Monday 9 - Friday 13 October, 7pm on TVNZ 2

Liesha Ward Knox returns this week with impeccable timing. 

She's set to bring more trouble for Vinnie, as family drama comes to a head.

How will Jemima's presence affect Vinnie's relationship? And what does she want? 

Will Jemima's return spell disaster, and rip apart the family Vinnie worked so hard to build? 

Elsewhere in Ferndale, Frank bides his time, planning revenge against the man who ruined his relationship. Will Drew ever see it coming?

The Barefoot Bandits crew.


The Barefoot Bandits

Saturday 7 October, 6pm on TVNZ 2

Tane, Fridge and Riley are back for more hilarious adventures!

As they embark on more mysterious exploits across the island, the Bandits find themselves facing off against new foes. 

An evil garden gnome, a swarm of angry cicadas, pirate ghosts and an ancient vampire! 

Made with the support of NZ on Air.

The Turner family on 800 Words.

800 Words

Wednesday 11 October, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1

The heartwarming drama that charmed Australia and New Zealand is back for a third season! 

This year, the town mounts a search and rescue operation for Ike, Zac and Steve. 

The arrival of twins brings more than just paternity complications, and George faces a moral dilemma.

Tamati Coffey in his new local series.

Moving Out with Tamati

Saturday 7 October, 7pm on TVNZ 1

As the cost of living in Auckland continues to rise, more families are discovering the lifestyle they want outside the city limits. 

Join host Tamati Coffey, as he follows the fortunes of city dwellers, turning their backs on city life. 

They attempt to forge new futures, and better quality lifestyles in provincial New Zealand. 

Made with funding from Te Mangai Paho.


Kiwi racer Hayden Paddon's WRC car.


Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October on DUKE

Don't miss the chance to see New Zealand's own Hayden Paddon, as he attempts to win the World Rally Championship

Each driver will face their own challenges, as they navigate the world's only mixed surface rally circuit. 

The fast asphalt and difficult gravel stages wind their way through Spain's picturesque Catalonia countryside. 

Stream the World Rally Championships LIVE from Spain on DUKE. 

Once Upon a Time returns with a new season, and new fairy tale characters.

Once Upon a Time

Saturday 7 October, from 8pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Welcome back to Storybrooke. A small town that probably won't show up on your GPS, but it's a magical place to visit. 

This season, new fairy tale characters will be revealed, and old acquaintances will be revisited.

Not everyone can be trusted, but one thing remains true... you never give up on the people you love. 

Watch the seventh season here on TVNZ OnDemand, fast-tracked from the U.S.

Sunday premiere movie, Pixels.

School Holiday Sunday Premiere: Pixels

Sunday 8 October, 7pm on TVNZ 2

Aliens misinterpret classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them. 

They attack the Earth, using games like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Centipede and Space Invaders as models for their assaults. 

President Will Cooper has to call on his childhood friend, 80s video game champion Sam Brenner. 

They lead a team of old-school arcaders, to defeat the aliens and save the planet. 

The cast of Cold Feet.

Cold Feet

Sunday 8 October, 9.35pm on TVNZ 1

Cold Feet returns for another season of heartfelt, truthful comedy-drama, through the lives of our favourite couples. 

Last year, we saw the eagerly-awaited return of the hit series. 

Now Adam, Pete, Karen and David are back with a singing start to the new season. 

Adam has won Tina's heart, but can he keep it? 

Laced with comedy and tragedy, life's big stories and daily routines are observed and tackled in a way that only Cold Feet can.