TVNZ Highlights: 21-27 September
Your new crime obsession is here, this week with TVNZ
Stream from Tuesday 24 September at 7pm on TVNZ OnDemand
This brand-new series follows criminal psychologist Malcom Bright (Tom Payne, The Walking Dead) as he uses his twisted genius to get inside the minds of murderers to help the NYPD solve cases.
But with an array of NYPD companions at his side, Bright's best resource for solving crimes is his dear old dad. His father is the homicidal-yet-oddly-loving Martin Whitly (Michael Sheen) a.k.a "The Surgeon", a notorious serial killer whose expertise he must reluctantly call upon.
After all, Bright isn't a serial killer - he was just raised by one.
Celebrity Treasure Island
Sunday 22 September at 7pm, Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 September at 7.30pm on TVNZ 2
It’s final's week on Celebrity Treasure Island, and with only five remaining celebrities, the tension reaches an all new high.
A surprising twist turns the game on its head as the celebrities scramble through a marathon of challenges that pushes them to their physical and mental limits.
On Tuesday, it’s winner takes all as the final three castaways go head to head in a dramatic race for the treasure.
Who will walk away with $100,000 for their charity and join the elite ranks of Celebrity Treasure Island winners?
RWC 2019: New Zealand v South Africa
Saturday 21 September at 9.45pm on TVNZ 1
TVNZ and Spark Sport have Rugby World Cup 2019 covered, at home and in Japan, delivering 48 games streamed live and on demand on Spark Sport and twelve games free-to-air on TVNZ 1, comprehensive supporting analysis, and in-depth news coverage - on and off the field.
Tonight, catch one-hour delayed coverage of what’s set to be one of the biggest matches of the Rugby World Cup 2019 as New Zealand take on their old foe South Africa. This game plays a huge role in determining New Zealand’s pathway through the rest of the tournament, and the Kiwis will be desperate to secure a win.
Rugby World Cup 2019 matches will not be available on TVNZ OnDemand.
Stream from Wednesday 25 September at 6pm on TVNZ OnDemand
The Resident returns for an explosive third season!
We'll follow the staff at Chastain Memorial Hospital as they face more personal and professional dilemmas.
The season two cliffhanger saw the fate of Nic’s sister and father hanging in the balance and season three brings even more drama, with shocking truths that could change these doctors’ lives forever…
Stream from Friday 27 September at 7pm on TVNZ OnDemand
The high-intensity medical drama is back for its sixteenth season!
Join Meredith Grey, and your other beloved characters, as the chaos continues at Grey Sloan Memorial.
Season fifteen left us with many uncertainties – but don’t worry, season sixteen is sure to address those major cliffhangers!
This is a nail-biting season you don't want to miss.
Stream from Friday 27 September at 5.30pm on TVNZ OnDemand
The iconic, eccentric and extraordinary Sheldon Cooper is back for season three of Young Sheldon.
Join us as we continue to follow Sheldon in his young years, as he embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become!
Stream from Wednesday 25 September at 9pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Beyond explanation … beyond understanding … lies the truth.
Emergence follows the story of a police chief who takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident. But the child has no memory of what has happened.
The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center of it all…
God Friended Me
Wednesday 25 September at 9.35pm on TVNZ 2
Imagine if God sent you a friend request...would you accept?
Miles Finer, an outspoken atheist podcaster, finds his life turned upside down when he receives a friend request from “God” on social media and unwittingly becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him.
Joining him on the journey is his supportive sister, Aliyah “Ali”, a doctoral psych student by day and bartender by night, and his best friend, Rakesh Singh, a sometime hacker who helps Miles research the enigmatic account.
Drug Wars: Cocaine
Wednesday 25 September at 8.30pm on DUKE
Cocaine is one of the most widely used drugs in Britain today. In this series we meet the normal people who are driving that demand and supplying the product.
From 6th form school dealers to couples who prefer a night in with a gram of cocaine to a bottle of wine - we uncover a world where cocaine is part of the everyday routine.
And with availability throughout the country increasing all the time thanks to online dark web orders and dealers setting up shop in regional towns, how will the authorities keep control of the situation?
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Sunday 22 September at 8pm on TVNZ 2
A modern twist on an old favourite!
Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the adventure.
Starring Jack Black, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart and Kiwi comic Rhys Darby.