Celebrity Treasure Island

Celebrity Treasure Island
Sunday 18 August at 7pm, Monday 19 August, Tuesday 20 August at 7.30pm on TVNZ 2

Sixteen celebrities marooned on an island. Two captains hold all the power. Only one person will find the hidden treasure. The ultimate treasure hunt is on!

That’s right; the highly anticipated reboot of Celebrity Treasure Island is back, bigger – and better – than ever.

Hosted by Sunday reporter and Survivor New Zealand’s Matt Chisholm and ZM radio’s Drive host, Bree Tomasel, the reboot of this iconic Kiwi classic will see celebrity castaways battling it out in Fiji, for the chance to win $100,000 for their charity.

There will be plenty of twists along the way, contestants will come and go and of course, strategy will play its part. But who will join the elite ranks of Celebrity Treasure Island winners?

 

Deep Water

Deep Water
Streaming now on TVNZ OnDemand

Based on the novels by critically acclaimed author Paula Daly, this brand new drama series stars Anna Friel (Butterfly, Broken), Sinad Keenan and Rosalind Eleazar as three women at a crossroads.

There's Lisa, who after an encounter with someone elses husband, forgets to pick up her daughter’s friend from school. The girl then goes missing, and suspicion follows Lisa. Then there's Roz, who will do almost anything to solve her financial problems. And appearances can be deceptive for alpha mum Kate, how far will she go to save her marriage?

Delving into the female psyche, Deep Water investigates the tangled issues of modern parenting, women's friendships and relationships, as well as their sexual desires. Deep Water explores what it really means to be a 21st century woman.

 

The Matrix

The Matrix
Saturday 17 August at 9.30pm on TVNZ 2

A computer hacker (Keanu Reeves) learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Can he answer the question - What is the Matrix? 

Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne and Carrie-Anne Moss.

 

My Mad Fat Diary

My Mad Fat Diary
Stream every episode from Tuesday 20 August at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Starring a young Jodi Comer (Killing Eve) My Mad Fat Diary takes a warm, hilarious and honest look at teenage life from the perspective of an overweight sixteen-year-old girl in mid 90s Lincolnshire.

Adapted from Rae Earl's real-life diary and book of the same name, the series is written by Tom Bidwell.

It's a coming of age show about a fat, funny girl who - despite a bonkers mother and her own mental health issues - has a huge lust for life and a burning desire to get laid.

 

Secret Diary of a Call Girl

Secret Diary of a Call Girl
Stream every episode from Tuesday 20 August at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Hannah Baxter (Billie Piper) is a college graduate living a secret double-life as a high-class escort named Belle. She enjoys what she does, but has to keep it a secret from everyone in her personal life.

However, Hannah shocks herself when she lets slip her real name to a client, and the lines between fantasy and reality are blurred.

The most important lesson she has to learn: to do this job and keep sane, she has to keep Belle and Hannah separate.

 

The Single Wives

The Single Wives
Monday 19 August at 9.30pm on TVNZ 2

Four women who’ve all been married before begin a transformational mission to let go of the past and find love again.

Watch as they experience all the highs and lows of entering back into the dating scene.

Who will find romance again? Who will be left broken-hearted? It’s a life-changing relationship crash course you won’t want to miss!

 

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