TVNZ Highlights: 15-21 February
It's a musical affair with Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, this week on TVNZ OnDemand!
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
Stream From Monday 17 February on TVNZ OnDemand
Zoey Clarke is a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in the tech world of San Francisco. After an unexpected event, she starts to hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her through music. All of a sudden, strangers and friends are unknowingly singing their feelings to her!
At first concerned, Zoey soon learns this unusual curse might just be the most wonderful gift, as she begins to connect with the world like never before!
With this new ability, she’s able to use her “gift” to not only help herself understand people in her life, but also to help others around her.
Starring Jane Levy (Suburgatory) Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist is a unique musical comedy series like no other!
NZ Hunter Adventures
Wednesday 19 February, 8.30pm on TVNZ Duke
Willie and Greg return to DUKE with a brand-new season of NZ Hunter Adventures!
This local series showcases the most stunningly remote places, truly wild animals and rugged backcountry characters that NZ has to offer.
In the premiere episode, go on an epic Tahr hunting adventure beneath the country's highest peak!
You don't want to miss this riveting new season!
Michael McIntyre's Big Show
Wednesday 19 February, 8.30pm on TVNZ2
Michael McIntyre’s Big Show is returning for a fifth season, and this time, from a new home - the world famous London Palladium!
The show will be packed with superstar celebrity guests, amazing musical performances, Midnight Gameshow, hilarious Send To All and a few extra surprises along the way.
The first episode features global stars Liam Payne and Bear Grylls.
Laugh the night away with this hilarious series!
Earth's Tropical Islands
Tuesday 18 February, 8pm on TVNZ1
Earth's Tropical Islands is the definitive guide to three of the world’s most iconic islands.
Journey to three of the most exotic, mysterious and remote islands on Planet Earth: Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii. These tropical islands, isolated from the rest of the world, harbour remarkable wildlife and human castaways found nowhere else on Earth.
In a rapidly changing world, these fragile islands are a vital gauge for the health of our planet.
Join TVNZ 1 on Tuesday nights as their remarkable environment is uncovered!
World On Fire
Sunday 16 February, 8.45pm on TVNZ1
Helen Hunt (Mad About You, As Good As It Gets) and Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) have captivated us in this beautifully-shot, sweeping historical drama following the intertwined lives of ordinary civilians across Europe who are caught up in World War II.
We have seen each of these characters, all from different backgrounds and countries, play different roles in the war, but united by their struggle to survive in difficult circumstances.
In the double episode finale, Webster begins a campaign of resistance in occupied Paris. In the end, all our characters will have confronted the unthinkable.
Seven Worlds One Planet
Sunday 16 February, 7.30PM on TVNZ1
In this brilliant series finale, Sir David Attenborough and his team explore the extraordinary landscape and wildlife of Africa.
Africa is home to the greatest wildlife gatherings on earth. But even in this land of plenty, wildlife faces huge challenges.
For millennia, Africa’s unique wildlife has managed to thrive, even in its most hostile corners, but today its greatest threat comes from human activity.
But with help, wildlife populations can recover. The decisions we make now will decide the future of animals, humanity and all life on earth!
Movies On 2
Saturday 15 - Sunuday 16 February
AUSTIN POWERS - INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY: International Man of Mystery. Austin Powers is the 1960s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the '90s? Saturday 15th February, 7pm.
THE TOURIST: Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp star in this thrilling romance! Frank is an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Saturday 15th February, 8.50pm.