TVNZ Highlights: 29 September - 5 October
Project Runway New Zealand is here, this week with TVNZ
Project Runway New Zealand
Monday 1 October at 7.30pm on TVNZ 2
The wait is over! Project Runway New Zealand is here!
Hosted by Kiwi supermodel Georgia Fowler, each week 14 ambitious designers will be tasked to meet a brief and create something that wows the judges.
Alongside Georgia, the designs will be judged by a panel of experts: Director and Designer Benny Castles (WORLD); Fashion Editor Sally-Ann Mullin and a weekly guest judge, with Jessica Grubiša (Harman Grubiša) in episode one.
Thursday 4 October at 8.40pm on TVNZ 1
Alex Polizzi (The Hotel Inspector) and food critic Oliver Peyton take on a new culinary challenge to restore the fortunes of struggling restaurants facing closure.
They'll take charge of the restaurants and owners whose business dreams have become nightmares.
Together, there is hope that these failing establishments can be brought back to life!
Models of Project Runway
Monday 1 October at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Can’t get enough of Project Runway New Zealand?It’s not just the workroom where the drama unfolds!
Watch all the explosive moments that happen behind-the-scenes, as Models of Project Runway follows our models on their journey alongside their designers.
Find out what they really think about the designers and the looks they’re made to wear, plus be part of the candid backstage Runway action.
Thursday 4 October at 10pm on TVNZ OnDemand
The BAU team is back for a 14th season of Criminal Minds!
Following on from last season’s thrilling cliff-hanger, catch up with everyone’s favourite, elite team of FBI profilers and find out what’s next for Reid and Garcia. Can the team save them in time?
All new episodes of Criminal Minds are available to stream the same day as the US!
Friday 5 October at 9pm on TVNZ OnDemand
With a massive skyscraper fire raging, can Andy lead her team to safety? Will her former flame Jack and teammate Travis survive after an explosion sends them both into jeopardy?
Find out with all new episodes available to stream the same day as the US.
Monday 1 October at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
From the creators of Castle comes this upbeat detective series!
In a bid to redeem herself as an actress, high-spirited Sam Swift (Rachel Bilson, The O.C.) manages to talk her way into shadowing Eddie Valetik (Eddie Cibrian), a private investigator, as research for a potential comeback role.
Though Eddie resents the babysitting gig, Sam uses her acting skills, proving herself to be surprisingly valuable.
The Secret Life Of Us
Monday 1 October at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
The Secret Life Of Us is an Australian series following the lives of eight people looking for the same thing – love, sex, romance, success – and anything else that’s worth going after.
Evan, Kelly, Alex, Miranda, Richie, Will, Gabrielle and Jason get to face the big questions – how much pizza to keep in the fridge for breakfast?
Or the little questions – like am I gay or not?
Thursday 4 October at 8pm on TVNZ 2
Popular TVNZ 2 series Renters is back for a seventh season!
The show’s property managers are back (with iconic Pru Morrall in tow!) to showcase the wonderful world of wayward, weird and sometimes whacky tenants.
From Whangarei in the North - to Bluff in the South – go behind-the-scenes to find out what life is like for landlords and property managers.
Monday 1 October at 8.30pm on DUKE
The new season of the Emmy Award winning Family Guy comes to DUKE express from the US!
Now on its 18th season, the series continues to entertain its die-hard fan base with razor-sharp humour, spot-on parodies and spectacular animation.
Tune in Mondays, 8.30pm from October 1st for brand new episodes – the same day as the US!
Hunt For The Wilderpeople
Sunday 30 September at 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
Moody foster kid Ricky Baker is sent to live in the remote NZ bush with Bella and Hector.
When Child Services try to take him back, Ricky refuses, sparking a national manhunt.
Taika Waititi's award-winning comedy, starring Julian Dennison and Sam Neill.
World's Wildest Weather Caught On Camera
Wednesday 3 October at 8.45pm on TVNZ 1
Incredible stories and awe-inspiring footage of some of the world’s wildest weather events, captired by Brits living and holidaying abroad.
From Alpine avalanches to devastating cyclones in the South Pacific, The World's Wildest Weather uses jaw-dropping footage captured on cameras and phones to tell amazing real-life experiences of people caught in ‘the eye of the storm’.
A funny and frightening investigation of our planet’s most extreme weather.
Tuesday 2 October at 8.30pm on DUKE
Diamond thief Franky Four Fingers arrives in London en route to New York to deliver a huge diamond to boss Avi.
Watch as the plan goes haywire, and dogs, diamonds, mobile homes, boxers and assorted weaponry all get swept up into a chaotic free-for-all.
Directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Brad Pitt, Jason Statham and Benicio Del Toro.