TVNZ Highlights: 8-14 September
Shortland Street comes to Sundays, this week with TVNZ
Shortland Street Sundays
From Sunday 9 September, 7pm on TVNZ 2
Shorty has supersized to six nights a week!
Kicking off this this Sunday with a special one-hour episode, New Zealand's longest-running soap will now offer fans an extra dose of drama every week.
With more plot twists and life-changing events in store, Shortland Street is bigger and better than ever.
Make your appointment now!
The Secret Life of Girls
Tuesday 11 September, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Celebrate the anniversary of Women's Suffrage, with these two special episodes, thanks to NZ On Air's Suffrage 125 funding initiative.
Cameras and microphones are secretly placed in every nook and cranny of a Kiwi school, to secretly follow the lives of six five-year-old girls - our future voters!
All the drama, tears and hilarity of what it's like to be a young girl in New Zealand today.
Friday 14 September, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Seatbelt Psychic is a series that surprises unsuspecting ride-share passengers with the psychic reading of a lifetime.
World-renowned medium Thomas John communicates with the dead from the driver's seat of his car, relaying detailed messages from passed family and friends.
He may only be giving his passengers a short lift, but they'll be floored to find out who they meet along the way.
All Round to Mrs. Brown's
Returns Friday 14 September, 8.50pm on TVNZ 1
The spinoff of the popular sitcom Mrs. Brown's Boys is returning to TVNZ!
All Round to Mrs. Brown's is a comedy talk show, starring Irish comedian Brendan O'Carroll as his famous alter-ego, Agnes Brown.
Set in Mrs. Brown's fictional family home, it features celebrity guests interacting with Mrs. Brown and her usual cast of supporting characters.
Robbie Coltrane's Critical Evidence
Returns Monday 10 September, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
The captivating series - featuring Robbie Coltrane, son of a Police Surgeon and legendary star of Cracker - returns for season two.
Critical Evidence explores extraordinary criminal cases that were meticulously planned and executed.
In each episode, Robbie narrates the story of a single dark, notorious crime, that would have been unsolvable but for one piece of critical evidence.
The Last Ship
Returns Monday 10 September, 7pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Tom Chandler (Eric Dane) and the crew are back for Season 5 of The Last Ship!
When a covert mission in Panama goes wrong, the Nathan James must fight to prevent a Latin American invasion and a potential world war.
The penultimate season is the show's most epic yet - upping the ante on action and excitement, while highlighting the cost of war and the toll it takes on its heroes.
Season Finale - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back
Monday 10 September, 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
Gordon Ramsay's mobile kitchen makes its last stop after a season overloaded with struggling restaurants.
In the final episode, Gordon faces his toughest challenge yet - saving a BBQ and seafood restaurant in Sacramento.
First, Gordon goes in undercover, and what he finds will shock you!
Season Finale - Naked Attraction
Friday 14 September, 9.30pm on TVNZ 2
TVNZ's divisive Naked Attraction comes to end, after another season of revealing first dates!
Host Anna Richardson has helped match single men and women from all walks of life.
The controversial approach has exposed interesting and varied tastes in what people find attractive about the naked body.
We'll Meet Again
Sunday 9 September, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Has there ever been a person in your life you can't forget? A person who left a great impact in a time of need?
This moving new series reunites people from different walks of life, who may have met fleetingly, but were then separated by events in history.
From an old friend showing kindness in a time of prejudice, to a rescuer during the 9/11 attacks, We'll Meet Again defies the odds to bring people together again.
Alibi - The Reveal
Thursday 13 September, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Did you correctly solve the case? All questions are answered in the special reveal episode of the groundbreaking local murder mystery.
Alibi has followed each suspect in the Jodie Hunter murder, and it's been up to the viewers to piece together what really happened.
The series has introduced a brand new way of storytelling in the online era. Don't miss the big reveal!
Sunday 9 September, 10pm on TVNZ 2
Raunchy animated movie about one sausage's quest to find to truth about his existence.
From the depths of the supermarket chiller, a hero with rise.
Starring the voices of Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, James Franco and more.
End of Days
Tuesday 11 September, 8.30pm on DUKE
DUKE's Arnie season continues with the apocalyptic End of Days.
In 1979, a baby is born and chosen to be the bearer of Satan's child twenty years later.
At the turn of the millennium, ex-cop Jericho Cane (Schwarzenegger) must rescue the woman before she mates with the devil.