Wu-Tang: An American Saga

Wu-Tang: An American Saga
Stream from Tuesday 26 November, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Created and produced by RZA, this new drama is based on the true story of hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan’s rise to fame.

Set in early 90s New York at the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, this origin story tracks the groups formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs aka RZA. He strives to unite a dozen black young men who are torn between music and crime, but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of success stories, and the most iconic influential hip-hop groups of all time.

This will capture fans and newcomers alike!


Wu-Tang: Of Mics and Men
Stream from Tuesday 26 November, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

This docuseries looks back on the group's career, combining intimate and reflective interviews from each of the nine living members with never-before-seen archival footage and performances.

Their ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit brought them together to overcome the poverty, violence and oppression of their New York neighborhoods. But it was music and their shared lyrical genius that allowed them to form the most recognized musical movement in the world, all while walking the tightrope that links business with brotherhood!

 

Community
Stream from Friday 29 November, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

When his college degree is challenged as a fake, lawyer and schemer Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) is forced to return to school.

As he reluctantly becomes the leader of a misfit collection of fellow students, including businessman Pierce Hawthorne (Chevy Chase), Jeff soon realizes that the easy way out is no guarantee for survival in community college.

Starring: Joel McHale (Spider-Man 2), Gillian Jacobs (The Book of Daniel), Yvette Nicole Brown ( Hotel for Dogs), Danny Pudi (Greek), Alison Brie (Mad Men), and Chevy Chase (Saturday Night Live).

Damned
Stream from Tuesday 26 November, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Written by Jo Brand, Morwenna Banks and Will Smith, Damned is an eye-opening comedy set in a fictional children’s social services department.

Based in authenticity, it follows the personal and professional lives of Rose (Jo Brand) and Al (Alan Davies) and their colleagues: each week takes us to a new case and a domestic situation in the office. The tone is at times dark, always gritty and brave. This is realism comedy.

Starring Jo Brand, Alan Davies, Kevin Eldon, Georgie Glen, Himesh Patel and Isy Suttie.

The Feed
Stream from Friday 29 November, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

From the writer and co-executive producer of The Walking Dead, comes this timely and ambitious psychological thriller!

In the near future, people’s brains are directly connected to The Feed. Every interaction, every emotion, every memory can be shared instantly. Then something – or someone – starts accessing people’s minds through The Feed and ‘taking’ them over.

Starring David Thewlis (Harry Potter) and Michelle Fairley (Game Of Thrones), The Feed, tells a very human story about survival, family, and the lengths that you would go to to protect the ones you love.

The Abused
Stream from Tuesday 26 November on TVNZ OnDemand

With remarkable access to the police and to the women telling their own difficult stories, this shocking documentary reveals exactly what it is like to be abused.

In the hope of raising awareness and encouraging other women to speak out, two women bravely let us into their lives as they deal with the aftermath of the attacks and on going abuse.

The Abused is a revealing, disturbing look at the day to day abuse that many women are subjected to by their partners. It chronicles the fear that prevents them seeking help and the long term struggle they go through to seek justice.

Masterchef Australia: Season Finale
Friday 29 November 7.30pm on TVNZ 1

After 12 weeks of competition, the big day has finally arrived and as the Top 3 contestants must make their final journey to the MasterChef kitchen, the judges admit this is the toughest final line up in memory!

The Top 3 will need to create a three course menu – entrée, main and dessert – for 20 diners each. They’ll have four and a half hours of prep time before service starts, and the judges will be scoring each dish out of 10, which means there are 30 points on the line for each course.

Who will be the new MasterChef Australia winner for 2019?

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