TVNZ Highlights: 5-11 October
Gotham's new vigilante is here, this week with TVNZ
Stream from Monday 7 October at 7pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Three years after Batman mysteriously disappeared, Gotham is a city in despair. Without the caped crusader, the Gotham City Police Department was overrun and outgunned.
Enter, Kate Kane (Ruby Rose), daughter of a private security head and cousin to Bruce Wayne, she soars through the shadowed streets of Gotham as Batwoman.
But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a saviour, she must first overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope.
The Walking Dead
Monday 7 October at 9.30pm on TVNZ 2
Get ready for more gruesome zombie madness! Picking up a few months after the end of Season 9, the collected communities are still dealing with the after effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power and the lives that were lost.
Reluctantly they must respect the new borderlines being imposed on them, all the while organising themselves into a militia-style fighting force, preparing for a battle that may be unavoidable - but the Whisperers are a threat unlike any they have ever faced.
The stakes have never been higher for The Walking Dead. There is still so much to gain, but how much more can they lose?
The Secret Life Of 4 Year Olds Australia
Monday 7 October at 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
This series takes us into one of the most sensitive and carefully protected environments on earth, a high-pressure world filled with tears, laughter, drama, politics, power struggles and larger-than-life characters - an Australian preschool.
With cameras in every corner and expert insight into their behaviour, we'll find out what it's really like being four.
Thought-provoking, entertaining and genuinely surprising, this is an utterly compelling look into a young child’s behaviour.
Spying on my Family
Tuesday 8 October at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Ever wondered what your loved ones get up to when you’re not around? In this audacious new format, the Kirk family is about to find out!
Using the latest technology, they’ll have the chance to listen to each other’s phone calls, see every text, email and social media post and track each other’s location. They’ll be filmed 24/7, and be able to watch each other at any time on their tablets and phones.
For one week, they will live entirely without secrets - in the hope that full transparency will transform their relationships. But will total honesty bring them closer together - or drive them apart?
Thursday 10 October at 9.15pm on TVNZ 1
Crumbling country mansion Button House is home to restless spirits who’ve died there over the centuries.
But their lives – or rather afterlives – are thrown into turmoil when young urban couple Alison and Mike unexpectedly inherit the peaceful derelict house and plan to turn it into a bustling hotel.
As the ghosts attempt to oust the newcomers, and Alison and Mike discover the true scale of the project they’ve taken on, fate conspires to trap both sides in an impossible house-share. Cue all kinds of comedy chaos, with every day truly a matter of life and death.
Stream from Tuesday 8 October at 7pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Season two of All American finds Spencer James, now a football State Champion, with a tough decision to make.
Does he stay in Beverly Hills and play for Coach Billy Baker or does he move back home to South LA, and reunite with his family?
This isn't an easy decision for him to make because it's not just about football. It's about choosing between the people he loves.
Stream from Friday 11 October at 8pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Head back to the Salvatore Boarding School for season two of Legacies.
The new season will show us a world without Hope Mikaelson and all the chaos that goes along with it - all the while, Hope will be trying to find her way back to the school she has learned to call home and the friends she has learned to love like family.
Season two will be filled with new monsters and more romantic and emotional surprises than ever!
Saturday 5 October at 8.40pm on TVNZ 2
An urgent courier cyclist used to putting his life on the line gets more than even he is used to when a routine delivery turns into a life or death chase through the streets of Manhattan.
Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon and Dania Ramirez.
Sunday 6 October at 7pm on TVNZ 2
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.
Starring Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley and Hailee Steinfeld.