TVNZ Highlights: 19-25 October
The ultimate retrospective of American Cinema, this week with TVNZ.
Full season available Tuesday 22 September at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
From Emmy-award winning executive producers Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, The Movies explores American cinema through the decades, and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution.
Combining archival footage and interviews with leading actors, directors, producers, critics and historians, the series showcases the most pivotal moments in film. Moments that have stirred the imagination and influenced our culture.
The first episode features a look back at 'The Golden Age', featuring films such as The Wizard of Oz, The Jazz Singer, King Kong and Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Wednesday 23 October, 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
Officers Minogue and O'Leary are back investigating all manner of supernatural activity on the streets of Aotearoa's capital.
In the latest episode, a bag of chips flies out of the dairy and leads the Paranormal Unit to an all girls' high school. It seems three students with the same name have somehow acquired sinister magical powers after a mysterious explosion in the library...
My Restaurant Rules
Monday 21 - Tuesday 22 October, 7.30pm on TVNZ 2
My Restaurant Rules is back this week as we continue round 2 of the competition. Each team goes into their second cook, with a new and improved restaurant and menu.
On Monday we head back to Waiouru, where Tyson and Denise prepare to wow the judges, but could they be playing it too safe?
On Tuesday Raf and Susanna are back in the kitchen. With only two teams left to cook, a lot is riding on their menu.
Miss Congenialty 2: Armed and Fabulous
Tuesday 22 October, 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
Gracie Hart thinks her career as an FBI agent is over.
But when Cheryl Frasier and Stan Fields are kidnapped, she goes undercover in Las Vegas to find them.
Starring Sandra Bullock and Regina King.