TVNZ Highlights: 9-15 March
Find My Killer is here, this week with TVNZ
Find My Killer
Stream from Monday 11 March on TVNZ OnDemand
This 10-part, 10-minute web-series for TVNZ OnDemand follows the digital investigation into the disappearance and murder of 17-year old Mia Bryant.
Inspired by real events, this fictionalised story offers a dramatic and compelling insight into the fast paced, information-laden, screen-fixated society we’ve become.
Aimed at a young, social media-savvy audience, the series invites viewers to solve the mystery of Mia’s murder. They’ll be given an evolving opportunity to work out who is innocent and who is guilty.
Mother Father Son
Stream from Thursday 7 March at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Hollywood star Richard Gere shines on the small screen in this new BBC series as a ruthless self-made media mogul.
Max (Gere) owns one of the world’s most influential media empires. But when his son’s self-destructive lifestyle spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of the family, its empire, and a country on the brink of change.
Stream this gripping drama with TVNZ OnDemand.
Sunday 10 - Monday 11 March at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Michael Jackson’s fairy-tale world is torn apart by revelations of long term sexual abuse in this confronting two-part documentary.
When allegations of sexual abuse by Michael Jackson involving young boys surfaced in 1993, many found it hard to believe that the King of Pop could be guilty of such unspeakable acts.
Now, in Leaving Neverland, victims James Safechuck and Wade Robson reveal the shocking details of how they were manipulated by Jackson as children.
Tuesday 12 March at 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
In this week's fourth episode of the local dark comedy series Fresh Eggs, Penny (Claire Chitham) finds herself at Cutter's (John Rhys-Davies) mercy, but Luck (Xana Tang) senses there's more to the story.
Lulu (Danielle Cormack) and Walker come to an arrangement, and Wade (Cohen Holloway) comes face-to-face with a silent assassin.
Meanwhile, Chalky is determined to clean up the town.
Michael McIntyre's Big Show
Wednesday 13 March at 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
Beloved entertainment show Michael McIntyre's Big Show takes a bow this week.
Featuring stellar line ups of guest celebrities, comedians and games each night, this has been a Comedy Wednesday favourite!
In this week's season finale, national treasure Miranda Hart bravely gives Michael her phone in Celebrity Send To All. Plus, music from global pop megastar Niall Horan and unmissable new comedy material from Michael himself.
So I Married an Axe Murderer
Friday 15 March at 8.30pm on DUKE
Charlie Mackenzie, a San Francisco coffeehouse poet begins to suspect that his new girlfriend Harriet may be the very killer he's been reading about in the tabloids - a woman who marries, then minces, her husbands.
Could Charlie have met the love of his life, or the woman of his nightmares?
Starring Mike Myers and Nancy Travis.
Stand Up: Jon Richardson
Thursday 14 March at 9pm on DUKE
In this scintillating set, Jon Richardson ruminates on whether finding happiness has ruined his life.
He reveals why a bout of diarrhoea is the best thing that can happen on a second date, how his girlfriend tolerates his lectures on correct kitchen cleaning procedures, and why snooker is basically tidying up disguised as sport!