Winter is heating up on TVNZ OnDemand
Find your comfy spot on the sofa because we’ve got zombies, sexperts and Miami’s hottest hoteliers coming in June!
What? Eight Kiwis offer themselves up as sacrifice and willingly spend five nights in a forest surrounded by hordes of the living dead. With challenges to test their survival skills and a frightening zombie obstacle course to navigate in the dark, who will survive the apocalypse?
Why? This is the world’s first zom-com-reality series. It’s funny, frightening and completely original!
Who? Host Laura Daniel takes eight Kiwi contestants through their paces, but she’s happy to abandon them to the ferocious undead if necessary.
When? Premieres Sunday 23 June at 12pm.
For fans of the idea of The Walking Dead meets Survivor!
What? Welcome to the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach, where wealthy and beautiful guests bask in luxury! But scandals, escalating debt and explosive secrets hide beneath this picture-perfect exterior.
Why? This is the perfect show to fill the Desperate Housewives-shaped hole in your life! It’s beautiful people in stunning locations with a generous dollop of sex and scandal.
Who? Home and Away fans will recognise Aussie heartthrob Lincoln Younes who stars in his first big U.S. TV show. It also stars Devious Maids’ Roselyn Sanchez and is produced by Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria. Need we say more?
When? Premieres Tuesday 18 June, same day as the U.S.
For fans of Playing For Keeps, Desperate Housewives, Devious Maids.
What? In this British comedy drama, Marnie has been plagued by intrusive sexual thoughts for as long as she can remember. At breaking point, she jumps on a bus to London on a mission to change her life and discovers she has a rare form of OCD called pure O.
Why? Based on the biography of Rose Cartwright, this is a bold, brave and honest take on mental health which can be moving, shocking and darkly funny in equal measure.
Who? Newcomer Charly Clive was cast as Marnie after producers saw her comedy duo Britney on Vimeo. She is joined by Peaky Blinders’ Joe Cole and Fleabag’s Anthony Welsh.
When? Full season available Friday 7 June at 12pm.
For fans of Flack, Fleabag.
What? From fierce rivalries to club infighting and problematic birds, this local documentary goes behind the scenes of competitive poultry breeding. Think Best in Show, except the dogs are swapped for chickens and the talent is 100% real.
Why? Described as a “feel-good, feather-ruffling flockumentary” this quirky Kiwi story is the perfect light-hearted, joyful watch we need in the depths of winter.
Who? Kiwi director Slavko Martinov meets a diverse group of passionate Kiwi chicken breeders as they set their sights on victory at the 2015 National Poultry Show.
When? Available Monday 10 June at 12pm.
What? This follow-up special to Surviving R. Kelly explores the conversations and reactions ignited by the powerful documentary series. Not only did the original series bring up vital conversations around sexual assault but it also led to the singer being indicted on 10 felony counts of aggravated assault.
Why? This is an in-depth look at the ongoing story, including R. Kelly's now infamous interview with Gayle King and his arrest.
Who? Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien presents the story, highlighting the impact the documentary has had globally.
When? Available Saturday 1 June 12pm.
Essential viewing if you watched Surviving R. Kelly.
What? A team of British sexperts aim to cut through the taboos about sexual health, offering a full sexual 'warrant of fitness' to anyone who walks through the doors of their one-stop clinic.
Why? From the same channel as the BAFTA-winning medical reality series Embarrassing Bodies, The Sex Clinic has that mix of shock, humour and useful information delivered in the same ‘warts and all’ style.
Who? The specialist medical team include Dr Naomi Sutton, nurse Sarah Mulindwa and health advisor Kevin Turner as well as visiting sexperts for specialist sex advice.
When? Full season available Friday 7 June at 12pm.
For fans of Embarrassing Bodies.
ER season 15
What? Before Grey Sloan Memorial, we had the hard-working doctors and nurses of Chicago’s County General Hospital. This month the original medical drama launches its final 15th season OnDemand.
Why? With every episode ever soon to be available, it’s a perfect time to relive the drama from the very beginning!
Who? From Noah Wyle and George Clooney, who were there right at the start, to the likes of John Stamos, Linda Cardellini, Goran Visnjic and Alex Kingston, ER had one of the best ensemble casts on TV. And don’t even get us started on the guest stars…
When? Season 15 available from Saturday 1 June at 12pm.
Express new seasons
Claws season 3
In last season’s epic finale, Desna dodged an ill-fated marriage, took out her Russian crime boss and inherited a new casino. This year, the ladies will learn that the stakes couldn’t be higher in the casino world!
Season 3 premieres Monday 10 June, same day as the U.S.
Queen Sugar season 4
The Bordelons are back! In the new season, Nova publishes her memoir and goes on a book tour around the country. Meanwhile, Ralph Angel is struggling with fatherhood and his complicated relationship with ex-girlfriend Darla after learning he is not the biological father of his son.
Season 4 premieres Thursday 13 June, same day as the U.S.
Krypton season 2
We’re returning to Kandor, but this season things look different. General Dru-Zod is in control and is on a ruthless mission to rebuild Krypton according to his ideals. Faced with a bleak outlook, Seg-El attempts to unite a dispersed group of resisters to defeat Zod and restore hope to the planet.
Season 2 premieres Thursday 13 June, same day as the U.S.