TVNZ Highlights: 21 - 27 March
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Stream from Friday 27 March on TVNZ OnDemand
Is the #Blessed life, the best life? This brand new 5-part black comedy, is about social status and fame, through the eyes of a teen entering her last term of high school and the lengths one will go to be ‘seen’.
Lana is just your normal teen, staging bizarre photo-ops and following whatever the cool kids are doing online but when inadvertently humiliated by social influencer Sandi, Lana’s mission to be number one will test just how far she will go to reach this status or handle the consequences.
Fame is fickle. Fame is fronting. Fame is the future.
Funded by NZ On Air.
Stream from Monday 23 March on TVNZ OnDemand
Loner Sam's life is transformed when he is entrusted to look after a gun. The weapon empowers Sam and he breaks the law. Unfortunately for Sam, his ambitious policewoman sister Gina is paid to uphold it.
The story begins with the discovery of the body of a local businessman, whose death unearth's a great mystery.
While Gina and her colleagues investigate this murder, pressures in Sam's personal life drive him to shoot the gun. By using the weapon Sam becomes unwittingly connected to the police's investigation and he finds himself being hunted by the police.
The Bachelorette NZ
Sunday 22 March at 7pm and Monday 23 - Tuesday 24 March at 7.30pm
Each Rose Ceremony is getting harder and harder for our Bachelorettes with connections forming with our Bachelors, but some shocking revelations at the cocktail parties make the decision even more difficult for Lesina.
Plus, it’s time to say adios Argentina, it’s time for home visits back in New Zealand! But not before another shock elimination that leaves the mansion reeling, with a bachelor heading home that no one saw coming!
Back in New Zealand, which Bachelor will impress at the home visits, and whose relationships will be hanging on by a thread?
Monday 23 - Friday 27 March, 6pm on TVNZ 2
Australia’s much-loved soap celebrates its 35th Anniversary with a week of unmissable hour long episodes! Drawing on the show’s illustrious history, a host of former cast members will make their highly-anticipated return for this epic week on Ramsay Street.
With a thrilling week of laughs and tears as we walk down memory lane, it’ll become hell in paradise, culminating in three deaths and five weddings.
The explosive Anniversary week kicks off with Chloe’s (April Rose Pengilly) idea to stage a wedding expo to save Lassiters – with input from Terese (Rebekah Elmaloglou). This will evolve into the five unique weddings, one per episode, which reunites couples featured from different decades of Neighbours that didn’t make it down the aisle in their original stint on the series.
Who will live? Who will die? And who will have their happily ever after?
There has never been a week quite like it on Neighbours!
20 Years Of Jamie Oliver |
Thursday 26 March, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
It’s been 20 years since Jamie Oliver exploded onto our screens and into our homes with The Naked Chef, giving culinary culture a radical shake-up.
Presented by Davina McCall, this special highlights memorable Jamie moments from the past 20 years, covering the highs and lows. From his accidental discovery at The River Café, his rise to fame as iconic Brit-pop chef, his restless campaigning to improve the food system, and the more recent closure of his much-loved UK restaurant group.
In 20 Years of Jamie Oliver, we get under the skin of Jamie Oliver and look back at the roller-coaster of the past 2 decades, uncovering emotional revelations and personal insights along the way – showing viewers the true Jamie, as never seen before.
Easy Ways To Live Well
Thursday 26 March, 7.30pm on TVNZ 1
Modern life is not good for us…most of us know we are fatter, less fit and more stressed than ever before. All of us want to be healthier, but with temptation everywhere, it’s incredibly hard.
But all is not lost. River Cottage's Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Steph McGovern (Shop Well For Less) are on a mission to help us all fight back, revealing the easy fixes to dramatically improve our diet, fitness, mental wellbeing, and even help us sleep better.
In a fun and informative series packed full of the latest science and practical advice, we see genuine transformations that show how small changes can lead to big improvements. In each episode the hosts alongside a local community and an individual family, test out some of the most surprising things we can do to make ourselves feel better and live longer whether they’re scientific or a more holistic approach to health and wellbeing.
With scientific experts on hand to bust the myths, this format will help the nation live better.