TVNZ Highlights: 27 April - 3 May
Deep State is back, this week with TVNZ.
Stream from Monday 29 April on TVNZ OnDemand
Delve deeper into the murky and political world of the deep state!
After an unsuccessful operation in the Middle East, the deep state are now turning their attention to sub-Saharan Africa and the scramble to plunder its natural resources.
Get ready for the first dirty war over clean energy.
The Case Against Adnan Syed
Stream from Wednesday 1 May on TVNZ OnDemand
The case of Adnan Syed continues to spark fierce debate around the world.
This four-part documentary series delves into the 1999 murder of 18-year-old, Hae Min Lee and the lingering questions surrounding the conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed.
Featuring new revelations and exclusive access to key individuals, this series provides a fresh look at this captivating case.
Britain's Got Talent
Friday 3 May at 7.30pm on TVNZ 1
Britain's Got Talent is back! With no shortage of new and exciting performers, the judging panel will be surprised, charmed and moved to tears by a whole host of acts, whilst looking for 2019’s winning performance.
From choirs and dancers, to animal acts and magicians, Britain’s Got Talent has it all, and this season will no doubt be the most entertaining yet!
Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams return to the judging panel, with fan-favourites, Ant and Dec hosting.
Wednesday 1 May at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
The Bay is a compelling crime story, rooted in the families and communities of a distinctive coastal town.
When Family Liaison Officer, Lisa Armstrong is assigned to a missing persons investigation, at first it seems like any other case... tragic, but all too familiar. But Lisa soon realises she’s got a personal connection with this frightened family; one that could compromise her and the investigation.
This new drama is bound to make waves.
The Best Foods Comedy Gala
Friday 3 May at 8pm on TVNZ 2
The Best Foods Comedy Gala returns to Auckland for another side-splitting year.
TVNZ 2 will bring viewers at home a smorgasbord of tasty comedic delights!
Follow TVNZ 2’s exclusive backstage access, hosted by Hayley Sproull.
Monday 29 April at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Dangerous predators take note: Criminal Minds' BAU team is back!
Join David Rossi and his team of FBI profilers in the Behavioural Analysis Unit (BAU), as they once again return to analyse some of USA's most twisted criminal minds.
Full season available now on TVNZ OnDemand.
Gordon, Gino And Fred's Road Trip
Thursday 2 May at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Gordon, Gino and Fred are packing up their camper van once again and heading off on an European adventur - and this time it’s personal, as each episode takes us on a tour of one of the chef’s cherished homelands.
This is food on tour like never before, with a specially prepared feast to look forward to at the end. But will it be a case of too many cooks in the kitchen?
Make a date with your favourite culinary trio!
Take Me Out
Thursday 2 May at 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
Cheeky, fun and flirty UK dating show Take Me Out is back for another love-filled (and hilarious) season!
Host and matchmaker, Paddy McGuinness lines up more dates for the next round of 30 single ladies, as they search for the man of their dreams.
With larger-than-life characters and a few cheesy one-liners, our romantic hopefuls aren’t afraid to let loose in their attempts to wow the opposite sex!
Pure Fly NZ
Wednesday 1 May at 8.30pm on DUKE
Back for a second season, this series will no doubt satisfy all those with an insatiable appetite for pure fly fishing action!
In the first episode, we head to the beautiful West Coast of NZ to explore the myriad of trout fishing options.
Camping on the beach, boat fishing the lakes and tramping into the backcountry - this episode has it all!
Start Me Up
Wednesday 1 May at 9pm on DUKE
What would you get if a classic car show met Country Calendar? Start Me Up is the answer.
Car-crazy and mechanically brilliant Martin love cars, and on this show their mission is simple: find those overlooked, forgotten or abandoned classic cars hidden around the countryside and start them up.
So let's fuel up, hit the gas and get the show on the road!
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Friday 3 May at 9pm on TVNZ 2
Prepare for some laughs!
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown follows the format of long-running British series Countdown, but packed with comic appearances and hilarious gags that viewers have come to expect from the 8 Out of 10 Cats crew!