TVNZ Highlights: 25-31 May
Get ready for Wife Swap New Zealand, this week with TVNZ
Wife Swap New Zealand
Thursday 30 May at 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
Diverse, emotional and fascinating Wife Swap New Zealand follows 16 Kiwi families as they swap lives for one week.
From single mums, eco-evangelists, gay champion dog-breeders, blended families and deeply religious households the show gives a true reflection of modern New Zealand.
There will be tears, drama and understanding as our swapped wives follow the rules of an adopted household - and then get to change them!
Wednesday 29 May at 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
The ever-addictive Wentworth returns for a seventh season with some new faces, including Kiwi star David de Lautour (Westside).
Following season six’s shocking finale, the series’ legendary characters return behind bars to their world largely free of men, where the stakes are high and those confined and working behind the razor wire are changed forever.
Welcome back to Wentworth, where one sentence can change your life…
Stream from Monday 27 May at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Anna Dean’s son was murdered 15 years ago – now she is accused of revealing his killer’s new identity online and conspiring to have him murdered.
Has the anger of a grieving mother turned her into a criminal? What is she capable of doing in her son’s name?
Family man Craig Myers is viciously attacked, after being identified online as a notorious child murderer. Is he a convicted killer or simply the tragic victim of mistaken identity? Who is really the victim?
Sunday 26 May at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Set against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, Les Misérables follows the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape the shadow of his past life.
In the series finale, the army prepares for the next assault on the barricades, and as the fighting becomes more bloody and desperate, Valjean makes the ultimate heartbreaking decision.
Mrs Brown's Boys
Thursday 30 May from 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
TVNZ 1 is serving you up a new batch of Mrs Brown's Boys specials this week, beginning with Mammy's Motel at 8.30pm.
A storm blows into Finglas, bursting the pipes in WInnie and Sharon's house. Thankfully, Agnes offers them a roof over their head while repairs are carried out. It's not long though, before a storm begins to brew inside the Brown household too!
Then, in Mammy's Gamble at 9.15pm, after a spate of burglaries in Finglas, Agnes asks Buster Brady to fit a new alarm system. Unfortunately there are a few teething problems with Buster's state-of-the-art technology.
Saturday 25 May at 10.30pm on TVNZ 2
Danny Ocean wants to score the biggest heist in history. He combines an eleven member team, including Frank Catton, Rusty Ryan and Linus Caldwell.
Their target? The Bellagio, the Mirage and the MGM Grand. All casinos owned by Terry Benedict. It's not going to be easy, as they plan to get in secretly and out with $150 million.
Starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt.
Thursday 30 May at 8.30pm on DUKE
Taskmaster returns for season 8 with a brand new cast of comedians to bring the laughs!
Join host Greg Davies his obedient man servant, Little Alex Horne, as they deal out oddball and meaningless challenges to test the creativity and wit of five enterprising British comics.
Tune in to DUKE for the utterly absurd and hysterical season 8 premiere on May 30th at 8.30pm!