The Great Kiwi Bake Off
New season premieres Sunday 3 November, 7pm on TVNZ 2

The Great Kiwi Bake Off is back for another delicious serving of heartwarming competition, full of scrumptious delights and bowlfuls of comedy.

Season two of Bake Off has been super-sized as our 10 amateur bakers tackle three challenging cooks in each new 90-minute episode, taking on a Technical, Signature and Showstopper bake.

Over eight weeks, these hopeful contestants will have their entire baking repertoire tested to the limit. But who will have the recipe for success? Only one can be crowned New Zealand’s best amateur baker!

RWC Final and Closing Ceremony
Saturday 2 November, 8pm on TVNZ 1

Rugby World Cup 2019 will come to an epic conclusion on November 2nd as the final two teams clash in an exciting match held at the International Stadium Yokohama.

This will be followed by the closing ceremony, where a handover to France for the 2023 Rugby World Cup will take place.

Don't miss out on this fantastic LIVE final match, from what has been an outstanding international sporting event hosted by Japan.

May the best team win!

TVNZ 1 will also be airing the bronze match between New Zealand and Wales, Friday 1 November at the delayed time of 10pm. 

50 Years of News
Sunday 3 November, 6pm on TVNZ 1

1 News is celebrating its 50th anniversary! This November marks 50 Years of Network News. On 3 November 1969, the very first network news broadcast went live, and now 1 News at Six is the country’s most watched news bulletin, with nearly a million New Zealanders tuning in to watch every day at 6pm.

From Dougal Stevenson and Judy Bailey, to Simon Dallow, Wendy Petrie and Melissa Stokes, sharing Kiwi stories is what has always mattered most.

Follow network news through the decades with exclusive content available online on 1 News Now throughout the month of November.

Shortland Street 
Weeknights at 7pm on TVNZ 2

New Zealand's favourite drama has just got even better with the arrival of hour-long episodes on Mondays!

Make sure to catch-up on all the drama and all of your favourite characters with extended episodes starting from Monday 4th of November.

The Capture
Full season available now on TVNZ OnDemand

This brand new conspiracy thriller is packed with action and jaw-dropping twists – and it’s been hailed as the new Bodyguard!

When soldier Shaun Emery’s (Callum Turner) conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, Shaun’s life takes a shocking turn and he must soon fight for his freedom once again.

With newly promoted DI Rachel Carey (Holliday Grainger) drafted in to investigate Shaun’s case, she quickly learns that the truth can sometimes be a matter of perspective. 


Australian Survivor 
New season starts Monday 4 November, 8pm on TVNZ 2

Australian Survivor returns for a sixth season and it's another spectacular round of Champions vs. Contenders. Over the course of 50 days, contestants will battle it out for $500,000!

Last season, a Champion took out the title of Sole Survivor and now the Contenders are hungry for blood - determined for an underdog to win.

The Champions include Olympic athletes and leaders in their chosen fields. Ready to take them on are 12 Contenders including country girl Daisy; John, a true blue Aussie; and Sarah, a mum and cleaner who survived a tsunami.

Straight Forward
Starts Sunday 3 November, 9.45pm on TVNZ 1
Full season available now on TVNZ OnDemand

The best elements of Danish and Kiwi TV combine in this electrifying crime drama!

When fraudster Silvia Petersen’s (Cecilie Stenspil) world is torn apart by a family murder, she decides to seek revenge. In doing so, she provokes the rage and retaliation of one of the most dangerous criminals in Denmark. Her only way out is to flee to the other side of the world to New Zealand.

Landing in Queenstown under the a new alias, Silvia wants to shake off her past, but she’s put the lives of her mother and daughter in mortal danger back in Denmark. She will have to use her skill and resourcefulness to pull off the scam of her life to save herself and her family.

Partnering with production companies and broadcasters in New Zealand, Denmark and US, this marks TVNZ’s furthest-reaching international co-production to date.


Anna Faris and Allison Janney in Mom

Starts Tuesday 5 November, 9pm on TVNZ 2

The mother of all comedies is back!

Superstars Anna Faris and Allison Janney star in this hilarious and often heart-wrenching comedy from executive producer Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly and Two and a Half Men).

In the seventh season, Christy (Faris) and her mother, Bonnie (Janney) continue their quest to build a better future after years of questionable choices.

Modern Life is Goodish
New season starts Thursday 7 November, 10.30pm on DUKE

Dave Gorman’s hit show returns for a fifth season!

Armed with a computer, clicker and checked shirt, Dave continues to cast an eye over modern life in his own unique style combining stand-up, visual storytelling, and real-world experimentation.

In these new mischievous comedy performances, Dave scrutinises the absurdities and contradictions that continue to fascinate and infuriate him.