What’s coming to TVNZ OnDemand in February?
We’re re-naming it FABruary, with the brand-new season of House of Drag, the high-fashion drama Katy Keene and the return of iconic comedy series Mad About You!
House of Drag
New season 2 episodes Saturdays 12pm
K Road’s classiest ladies Kita Mean and Anita Wigl’it are promising “more drama, more laughs, more tears, more costumes and SOOO MUCH MORE RIDICULOUSNESS” in the new season of House of Drag.
They’re back to put another set of drag superstars through their paces. But with even more outrageous challenges and twists this time around, who will claw their way to the top?
Meet the 9 new dragstars here!
Full season 2 available Monday 3 February
Sarah Parish returns as the ruthless Detective Chief Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft. Now the head of a new merged police service, she is revered by colleagues and riding a professional high.
But a disturbing double murder brings her personal and professional life crashing together all over again and she is forced to confront a chilling new enemy.
With threats closing in from all sides, the repercussions of her past actions will come back to haunt her in ways she never expected.
Premieres Friday 7 February
In this bright, bold, high-fashion fairy-tale, Archie Comics character Katy Keene takes New York by storm!
The 20-something aspiring fashion designer, played by Pretty Little Liars’ Lucy Hale, works as a personal shopper at a luxury department store and spends her free time with her equally talented and ambitious friends.
Then Katy’s good friend Veronica Lodge sends Riverdale favourite Josie McCoy her way in this spin-off that is more musicals and fashion than the gangs and murder of its predecessor.
Find out everything you need to know about the new series here!
Full season available Thursday 13 February
In this French thriller, teenager Léa Morel doesn’t return home after a night out celebrating her 17th birthday. Recently transferred from Paris to Lyon, it’s cop Bertrand Molina’s first assignment to find the missing Lea. Has she been murdered or kidnapped – or has she just run away?
As he investigates with officer Camille Guerin, Bertrand discovers the girl’s friends and family all have secrets of their own and aren’t above suspicion.
Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders
Full season available Thursday 13 February
Set in the remote and spectacular landscape of northern Sweden, this captivating thriller follows successful lawyer Rebecka Martinsson.
Returning to her arctic hometown when a childhood friend dies, Rebecka must confront the darkness in her past when she is drawn into the hunt for a murderer who could kill again.
Seasons 1 and 2 available Thursday 13 February
In an idyllic French mountain town, the dead have returned…
In a state of confusion as they attempt to return to their homes, the dead have no idea they have been gone for several years and that no one is expecting them back.
As they struggle to reintegrate with their families and past lovers, buried secrets emerge and new mysteries develop as they grapple with a miraculous and sinister new reality.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
Sneak peek of episode 1 available now, continues Monday 17 February
Whip-smart computer coder Zoey Clarke, played by Suburgatory’s Jane Levy, has always preferred podcasts to pop music. But after an unusual and unexpected event, she can suddenly hear the innermost thoughts and desires of the people around her as popular songs. But is her new ability an unwanted curse or a wonderful gift?
This bright, fun and surprisingly moving comedy drama also stars Pitch Perfect’s Skylar Astin, Gilmore Girls’ Lauren Graham, Orange is the New Black’s Mary Steenburgen, and The O.C.’s Peter Gallagher.
Watch the sneak peek of episode 1 right here!
I Date Rejects
Full season available Saturday 22 February
Life is good for IT technician Pania, her two cousins Vinnie and Petulia and her best friend Elena. They flat together in a nice house and have good jobs, but they are lacking in the love department.
When they are all rejected by the exclusive dating agency I DATE, they decide to start their own agency to find all the I DATE rejects love.
This brand-new local comedy has plenty of familiar faces including Jarod Rawiri, who played Mo Hannah on Shortland Street.
Coming soon to TVNZ 1 and full season coming to OnDemand
This brand-new British thriller stars Julia Ormond (Mad Men) as Julia, a woman who meets and starts a relationship with the much-younger Benjamin, played by Westworld’s Ben Barnes.
But when the couple quickly move in together and get engaged, her adult children wonder if his intentions are financially motivated.
Is Benjamin really who he seems?
Mad About You
Every season available Saturday 29 February
It’s been more than 20 years since Mad About You aired its last episode ever. But now the Buchmans are back with a brand-new revival of the iconic comedy series starring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt.
The story picks up 18 years after the birth of Paul and Jamie’s daughter Mabel, with the couple sending her off to college – five blocks away at NYU - and beginning their life as empty-nesters!
Fans can also head back to the 90s and watch every season of the hit comedy from the start!
New iwonder documentaries - available now
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often associated with soldiers, but it actually affects more civilians and more women than men. When so many people experience the trauma of sudden loss, near-death, and violence, what makes some more vulnerable to PTSD than others?
Go on a journey into the unique, often bizarre world of Japanese cat culture with British YouTube personality Chris Broad.
Rebel Women: The Great Art Fightback
Told through the voices of a number of remarkable female artists, this documentary tells the story of the women’s art movement, paying tribute to those that paved the way as well as examining the legacy of that work today.
The Lost Aviator
Andrew Lancaster opens up a cold case from 1932 where his uncle, pioneering aviator Bill Lancaster, was on trial for murder in Miami. At risk of tarnishing his family name, Andrew revisits this epic tale of high risk adventure, romance and scandal.