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Friday Aug 17
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4:55 The Chase
It's game on as teams attempt to answer quick-fire questions in a 60-Second round, with each correct answer earning them £1,000!

6:00 1 News
The nation's leading team of journalists brings viewers the latest news and sport, plus the most comprehensive weather report.
7:00 Seven Sharp
Join Hilary Barry, Jeremy Wells and the Seven Sharp team for a fresh perspective on today's stories.
7:30 Masterchef Australia
Today's Immunity Challenge features a Taste Test. the winner of which will go on to cook against the head chef from Hardy's Verandah Restaurant, Jin Choi.
8:40 A Place to Call Home
S5 E9 Elizabeth deals with the arrival of Douglas' prodigal son, Matthew and her cloud of grief begins to break. Meanwhile, Jack is asked to assist in Sir Richard's downfall.
9:40 Coronation Street 2018
Rana's devastated. Liz puts her foot down. Steve attempts to help Abi.
10:40 1 News Tonight
11:10 Dirty Laundry
S1 E5 as Matt faces a threat, Donna goes to war to protect her grandson. Kat finds the truth about her father - who might not be as dead as he seems.

12:00 Nothing Trivial
Emma's family bonding reveals shocking home truths, Mac gets an admirer, and Catherine's plans come unstuck.
1:00 Te Karere
Te Karere brings you key events and stories of interest to Maori, as well as bringing a Maori perspective to the day's news and current affairs.
1:25 Infomercials
6:00 Te Karere
Te Karere brings you key events and stories of interest to Maori, as well as bringing a Maori perspective to the day's news and current affairs.
6:30 Hyundai Country Calendar
Chicken Man: Two brothers run the largest organic chicken farm in the country, on an apple orchard in Hawke's Bay. the family also grows and exports organic apples, kiwifruit, squash and onions.
7:00 Taste of a Traveller
Final: Cooking series following Brett McGregor as he shares the local flavours, cooking and traditions of his favourite recipes from Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
7:30 Infomercials
8:30 Faith in Action
9:00 Code: 1
Season Final: Every second counts for a man who's suffered a seizure, as crew put the pensioner into an induced coma to stabilise him for the helicopter dash to hospital.
9:30 Tagata Pasifika
Tagata Pasifika is TVNZ's flagship Pacific news show, telling the stories of Pacific Islanders and its community.
10:00 Tipping Point
Quiz show in which four players take on an extraordinary machine in the hope of winning its 10,000 pound jackpot.
11:00 The Next Great Magician
Stephen Mulhern and Rochelle Humes present another batch of spectacular magical displays, with the Wanted's Tom Parker and the cast of TOWIE on hand to assist the performers with their show.

12:00 800 Words
S2 E1 George and Arlo implement a cunning plan to bring Shay back from Sydney. George and Jan's new relationship lurches towards the rocks.
12:55 Sun, Sea and Brides to be
Great expectations as a father of the bride puts planner Angela to the test, and tourists threaten to disrupt a wedding at an ancient venue in Paphos. Can planner Jo keep them at bay?
1:55 The Job Interview
On Air Dining are looking for a concierge coordinator to manage their multi-Millionaire clients' needs. and digital marketing company Wowzone need a new account manager.
2:55 Posh Pawn
Season Final: from helicopters to Lamborghinis, mini-submarines and Hermes handbags, Posh Pawn uncovers the hidden world of high-end pawn-Broking.
3:55 Karena & Kasey's Kitchen Diplomacy
In Ireland, Kasey and Karena discover an energetic food scene where local suppliers, local produce and local people are at the heart of a food revolution; not just in Dublin but across the country.
4:25 Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty
The next stop on Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty is South Korea. Rachel finds that on the streets of capital city Seoul, the beauty business is booming.
4:55 The Chase
It's game on as teams attempt to answer quick-fire questions in a 60-Second round, with each correct answer earning them £1,000!

6:00 1 News
The nation's leading team of journalists brings viewers the latest news and sport, plus the most comprehensive weather report.
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5:30 Home and Away
Ty discovers that Jodi has come to the Bay to see him, Dean is faced with an impossible decision and Ryder struggles to find a private location for his special date with Coco.
6:00 The Big Bang Theory
S6 E12 Sheldon is accused of sexual harassment at the University and winds up dragging Leonard, Raj and Howard into the fray.
6:30 Neighbours
Liz is forced to come clean. Gary's mistakes come back to bite. Sheila has some study fun.
7:00 Shortland Street
Leanne jumps to conclusions. Will Zoe's choice come back to haunt her? Dylan hits a nerve.
7:30 The Simpsons
S10 E4 Bart and Lisa are trapped inside an Itchy and Scratchy cartoon.
8:00 Ellen's Game of Games
Ellen DeGeneres goes from talk show to game show host as contestants compete for cash prizes. Tonight, a hilarious game of Blindfolded Musical Chairs, Don't Leave Me Hanging, in Your Face Honey.
9:00 Japandemonium
Welcome to Japandemonium, a review of the best of brilliantly bonkers Japanese TV.
9:30 Naked Attraction
Gym addict Sophie from Surrey is looking for a change from the usual body-Builder types who lack sparkle, while Dom seeks his perfect man to waltz him down the aisle.
10:25 Two and a Half Men
S5 E1 Charlie and Alan try to prepare Jake for his first day of junior high school - but they might end up traumatising him instead.
10:50 Mom
S5 E15 When Christy and Bonnie help Jill get sober again, Christy's boyfriend, Patrick, is less than understanding when it ruins his birthday weekend.
11:20 Brooklyn Nine Nine
When DC Parlov returns to the precinct to report his latest manuscript being stolen, Terry, Jake and Rosa go undercover at a fantasy convention to catch the culprit.
11:40 Happy Endings
The gang gears up for another wedding - will it be as big a disaster as the last one they went to?

12:05 Less Than Perfect
Sparks fly between Claude and Carl after happy hour at their favourite bar, and they try to keep their attraction secret from everyone at work.
12:30 People of Earth
S2 E4 Gina uses her birthday party to distract Agent Foster so that Ozzie can sneak out to meet Walsh and the Cube pressures Jeff to clean up the ship.
12:50 Shortland Street
Leanne jumps to conclusions. Will Zoe's choice come back to haunt her? Dylan hits a nerve.
1:15 Infomercials
2:20 Dead of Summer
S1 E6 the counsellors turn to drastic measures in hopes of uncovering the truth behind the dark events occurring at Camp Stillwater. Meanwhile, Deputy Sykes receives a tip; and Deb's past is recalled.
3:05 Two and a Half Men
S6 E4, E5 Charlie romances Alan's sweet receptionist (Guest star Kelly Stables) as Alan anxiously awaits disaster.
3:30 Jeremy Kyle
Today on Jeremy Kyle: Brother, I banned you from my wedding after you tried to sleep with my wife!
4:20 Judge Rinder
Studio courtroom show in which criminal barrister Robert Rinder rules on real life cases.
5:10 Neighbours
Liz is forced to come clean. Gary's mistakes come back to bite. Sheila has some study fun.
5:35 Blossom
S2 E8 Joey falls for a colleague who can only speak Spanish, Six is worried that her parents are getting a divorce, and Tony saves a famous photographer's life.
6:00 Paw Patrol
Alex and Mr. Porter are delivering pizza dough when the van spins out of control.
6:20 Thomas & Friends
Follow the adventures of Thomas, a cheerful blue tank engine who lives on the island of Sodor.
6:35 Darwin & Newts
Darwin and Newts are a brother and sister duo who love adventures and figuring out how stuff works! Join them as they explore and discover new things with the help of science and some Kiwi ingenuity.
6:45 Best of Chuggington Collection
Choo choo! Catch a ride with Wilson, Koko and Brewster, the newest members of Chuggington crew. Along the track you'll visit the countryside, have fun, and learn new things!
6:55 Jamie's Got Tentacles
Jamie is an alien, but apart from his tentacles, you'd never know it! Can he keep himself and his friends safe from the evil Blarbs?
7:05 The Amazing World of Gumball
The story of an ordinary suburban family living in an extraordinary town. at the heart of this family is Gumball, an excitable and optimistic blue cat with a flair for misadventure.
7:30 Blazing Team
They're the masters of Yo Kwon Do, and only they can save the universe from darkness!
7:55 Adventure Time
Following the release of the Vampire King's Vampuric essence, Finn, Jake and Princess Bubblegum are forced into a fight against the seemingly unstoppable force without the aid of a depressed Marcelin.
8:15 Pokemon Sun and Moon
While Ash and Kiawe are practicing battling, they meet a Pokmon called Sandygast, who has a shovel stuck in its head, which causes an unexpected surprise.
8:40 We Bare Bears
Animated comedy series following three bear siblings, Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear; as they awkwardly attempt to understand humans. It's obvious that being a bear in the modern world is tough.
9:05 Regular Show
The daily surreal adventures of a blue jay and raccoon duo that attempt to deal with their mundane jobs as groundskeepers at the local park.
9:15 Disney Walk the Prank
A team of practical jokesters create hilarious over-the-Top pranks for an online hidden camera show.
9:35 Disney Bizaardvark
Paige and Frankie are quirky 13-year-Old best friends who write funny songs and create music videos for their online channel, Bizaardvark.
10:00 Fresh
You may have seen this guy carving up the footy field in the NRL, but now Daniel Vidot is off to the USA to throw down in WWE! But before he takes off, he's here to keep it Fresh!
10:30 The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Will and Carlton are arrested and accused of committing a string of auto thefts.
11:00 Kevin from Work
Julia has a cat emergency and leaves Kevin and Audrey in charge of the office; Roxie and Brian go overboard planning a birthday party for Kevin.
11:30 Suburgatory
George joins the PTA and becomes well-Liked by the other mums, causing former PTA queen Sheila Shay to feel threatened. Meanwhile, Tessa revamps the boring school newspaper.

12:00 Love Connection
Hosted by Andy Cohen. After singles are sent on three blind dates, they dish the dirt in front of a live studio audience.
12:55 Tricked
Magician Ben Hanlin goes undercover using sleight of hand, mental powers and misdirection to pull epic magical pranks on members of the public and celebrities.
1:55 The 100
Clarke's determination to protect Madi puts Bellamy in an impossible position.
2:55 You're Back in the Room Australia
3, 2, 1, you're back in the room! Contestants compete for cash, in this hilarious game show with a twist.
4:05 Powerless
The team gears up to leave for a company retreat when supervillain Dr. Psycho releases a toxic gas in Charm City; Emily does her best to make the most of a terrible situation.
4:35 America's Funniest Home Videos
From practical jokes to home improvement plans gone awry, and animal mishaps, this hilarious show pulls out all the stops to present everyday people caught on tape in their most embarrassing moments.
5:05 Little Big Shots
Extraordinary children include a 9-year-Old pianist, a yodeler, an orchestra conductor, and a jazz singer from Norway.

6:00 The Cul De Sac
Rose is brought before the Dark Queen who tells her the truth about her father's plan. Rose reluctantly agrees to help the Dark Queen to save the world.
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5:30 Modern Family
New Episode. When Alex learns she must share the Valedictorian title with a competitor, the principal lets them break a tie with a one mile run. S6 Ep22
6:00 Newshub Live
Newshub Live at 6pm presents comprehensive coverage of global and local news.
7:00 The Project
Hosted by Jesse Mulligan, Kanoa Lloyd and Jeremy Corbett, the Project combines news and entertainment to provide audiences an intelligent, informative and engaging mix of the stories that matter.
8:00 The Graham Norton Show
Graham is joined by Mark Wahlberg, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller, Woody Harrelson, Andy Serkis, and singer-Songwriter Alison Moyet. S21 Ep11
9:00 Live at the Apollo
This episode is hosted by the fantastic Dane Baptiste as he introduces New York-Born comic Desiree Burch and Liverpool funnyman Chris McCausland to the stage. S13 Ep6
9:50 Fail Army
Presented by Kiwi comedians Joseph Moore and Guy Montgomery, Fail Army features funny pranks and compilations of the web's best fails, but on your TV.
10:25 Newshub Late
Newshub Late is a late-Night mix of news, entertainment and pop culture.
10:45 The Spinoff TV
New Episode. James Mustapic assesses Sensing Murder, Hayden Donnell attempts to climb the property ladder, and Madeleine Chapman meets an emerging sports star. S1 Ep9
11:15 Hawaii Five-O
Five-O's sketchy confidential informant is accused of murder, leading McGarrett to ask old friend Odell Martin to defend him. S6 Ep16

12:05 Infomercials
6:00 Charles Stanley
6:30 The Project (Encore)
Hosted by Jesse Mulligan, Kanoa Lloyd and Jeremy Corbett, the Project combines news and entertainment to provide audiences an intelligent, informative and engaging mix of the stories that matter.
7:25 Infomercials
9:30 Newshub Nation
Hosted by Lisa Owen, Newshub Nation is an in-Depth weekly current affairs show focusing on the major players and forces that shape New Zealand.
10:30 Zumbos Just Desserts
For the Sweet Sensations Task, Rachel Khoo and Adriano Zumbo want a gold plated experience... the most luxurious high tea imaginable. S1 Ep10
11:35 Australia's Cheapest Weddings
A model covered in tattoos looks very out of place in an outback town as she plans to marry her Aussie country boy. Heads turn as they create a budget wedding the locals won't forget. S1 Ep3

12:30 Marae DIY
New Episode. in Wairoa, you'll find the descendants of Te Rauhina, a woman of peace and equality. the whanau will beautify the Te Rauhina Marae and complete some long overdue maintenance. S14 Ep3
1:30 The Block NZ (Omnibus)
New Episode. Inter-Team tensions raise the stakes. with the closest judging results yet, deals are made which could cost one team at room reveal. S7 Ep21

6:00 Newshub Live
Newshub Live at 6pm presents comprehensive coverage of global and local news.
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5:30 Te Kāea
Presenters Piripi Taylor, Rahia Timutimu and the experienced team of reporters bring you the daily news, featuring local, national and international stories from a Māori perspective.
6:00 ASB Polyfest 2018
Highlights from the 2018 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 9000 performers and 90,000 spectators.
6:30 Te Kāea
Presenters Piripi Taylor, Rahia Timutimu and the experienced team of reporters bring you the daily news, featuring local, national and international stories from a Māori perspective.
7:00 Kawekōrero
We go inside the newsroom as the reporters dissect and discuss the day's news and events.
7:30 Experience
Weekly highlight, hosted program with fresh commentary and in-Depth analysis of matches and storylines from WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown Live.
8:30 Super 8
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town. (2011)
10:40 This Week
Weekly highlight, hosted program with a fast-Paced feel appealing to audiences of all ages, where viewers catch up on the excitement from WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown Live.
11:10 Te Kāea
Presenters Piripi Taylor, Rahia Timutimu and the experienced team of reporters bring you the daily news, featuring local, national and international stories from a Māori perspective.
11:40 Māori Television
Māori Television specialises in the stories of Aotearoa. be entertained and informed with news, current affairs, sports, drama, documentaries and much more. Go to www.Maoritelevision.com for more inf

6:30 Tākaro Tribe
An entertaining show for kohanga reo tamariki, focusing on the Māori vowel sounds, noun usage and the spelling of base words in Te Reo.
6:40 Pūkoro
Join Tama, Hine, Pepi and the Pūkoro crew, as they sing, act, dance, and explore their way through the universe.
7:10 Pipi Mā
An animation series for tamariki based on Pipi Mā, the world's first Māori speaking dolls.
7:25 Te Mana Kuratahi
Nia is a year older, has left primary school and is starting at a brand new intermediate school.Join her on a journey to find where her place might be in the big wide world around her!
7:50 Smooth
Footage of the 2017 Primary School's Kapa Haka Nationals held in Gisborne during 6-10 November 2017.
8:00 Te Kāea
Jam packed with skits, music and competitions which will inspire, educate and entertain in one go!
8:30 Project Whenua
Presenters Piripi Taylor, Rahia Timutimu and the experienced team of reporters bring you the daily news, featuring local, national and international stories from a Māori perspective.
9:00 Both Worlds
An environmental science series for Māori Television, put together by the team that brought you Project Mātauranga.
9:30 Kitchen Kura
Series 4: Each week we meet a multicultural New Zealander from the migrant refugee community.
10:00 Kawekōrero
In this series, amateur cooks enlist the help of veteran Chef Rex Morgan to revitalise and improve their menu for a special event.

12:30 Get Your Fish on
Mandy and her merry band of fishos face off in a challenge that takes them from the coast of Ruakaka to the Mokohinau Islands in search of fish. First team to catch five different species, wins.
1:00 Basketball 2017 Schick Championship
Coverage of the 2017 Secondary Schools Basketball Nationals.
2:00 2018 the Pits TV
Speedway racing from tracks around New Zealand - covering multiple classes.
3:00 Hachi: A Dogs Tale
Witness a college professor's moving bond with an abandoned dog he takes into his home. (2009) (RP)
5:00 School of Training
Tonight it's all about communication as renowned chef Bertrand Jang challenges the contestants to recreate one of his delicious recipes.

5:30 Te Kāea
Presenters Piripi Taylor, Rahia Timutimu and the experienced team of reporters bring you the daily news, featuring local, national and international stories from a Māori perspective.
6:00 Ngā Whetū O Te Kohu
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive korero from around the motu. Tonight: Ngā Whetu o te Kohu. (FINAL)
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5:30 Prime News
Join the Prime News team first at 5.30pm, for all the day's top current events, sports news and to see how the weather is in your region.
6:00 American Restoration
Rick is contacted by Nellis Air Force Base to restore a replica of an F-105 fighter jet. Will the crew be able to execute their plan of attack or will they miss the mark and abort the mission?
6:30 Pawn Stars
The Pawn Stars look to buy an American off-Roading motorcycle classic, a 1967 Rokon Trailbreaker.
7:00 The Crowd Goes Wild
Join the team for an alternative dose of sports news, delivering the best (And worst) sporting moments the only way they know how, with a little cheek!
7:30 The Chase Australia
This isn't just a quiz, it's a race to the finish! Contestants must answer general knowledge questions to stay ahead of the Chaser in a tense and thrilling test for huge cash prizes.
8:30 Ready for Take Off
Meet Michelle 'Foxy' Fox, the baggage sleuth who can find any missing luggage. Then, after 46 years as a pilot, Captain Graham Weir makes his last journey with his son as his First Officer.
9:30 NCIS: New Orleans
In the exciting season finale, the team race to dissolve a sinister plot during the New Orleans Tricentennial Fleet Week celebration. Part 2 of 2.
10:30 The Late Show
Join Stephen Colbert for a satirical and comedic take on what's new, with Tommy Vietor, Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Constance Wu and a musical performance by Jay Rock.
11:30 The Crowd Goes Wild
Join the team for an alternative dose of sports news, delivering the best (And worst) sporting moments the only way they know how, with a little cheek!

12:00 Prime
Prime's regular programming returns at 6am with the best drama, factual, lifestyle and comedy shows, plus free-to-Air sport! Check out primetv.co.nz for details.
6:00 Codename: Kids Next Door
A mysterious treehouse hidden from adults is the headquarters for five friends known as Kids Next Door. These 10-year-Olds battle adult tyranny and defend kids' rights worldwide.
6:25 Hank Zipzer
The World's Greatest Underachiever: Follow the misadventures of dyslexic 12-year-old, Hank Zipzer, as he tries to survive school. His glass is always half full - even if he spills it everywhere!
6:50 Kid vs Kat
Coop's life is turned upside-Down when his little sister brings home a stray cat, but Coop is convinced that the cat is an alien bent on taking over the world!
7:15 The Fairly Odd Parents
A 10-year-Old boy is put under the care of two fairy godparents who can grant him almost any wish. Some wishes are really helpful, while others don't work out so well.
7:40 Trulli Tales
Ring, Zip, Stella and Sun are four young and talented wizard chefs, growing up a bit at a time thanks to the words of wisdom from a magical grandma living in an ancestral Magic Cookbook!
7:55 Atomic Puppet
Joey Felt transforms from superfan to superhero when his favourite hero, Captain Atomic, is transformed into a super-Powered puppet. Together they form an awkward and comedic duo!
8:05 Sanjay and Craig
The always odd, and often gross, adventures of a young boy named Sanjay Patel and his talking pet snake Craig.
8:30 The Thundermans
Phoebe and Max are twins, sharing a birthday, a school, and a set of superpowers thanks to their super-Powered parents. But Phoebe popped out good, and Max came out evil.
9:00 Victorious
Aspiring singer Tori Vega navigates life while attending a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts. Starring Victoria Justice and Ariana Grande.
10:00 Robot Wars
The second Semi-Final gets underway with only two places remaining in the Grand Final. Yet with six awesome robots desperate for a place, who will succeed?
11:00 ANZ Premiership Highlights
It's all come down to this! Catch the highlights from the final match of the 2018 ANZ Premiership, as the teams battle it out on the court to win New Zealand's premier netball tournament.

12:00 English Premier League
Prime looks at the best bits of the week's English Premier League games, with highlights of England's top division football teams battling it out to be the champions.
1:00 NRL Try Time
Missed the latest NRL action? Lara Pitt showcases the best tries from the NRL Telstra Premiership in a jam-Packed hour.
2:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Comedians Rory McGrath and Steve Punt are joined by two experts as they travel around Warwickshire and Nottinghamshire. Later, Rory experiences life in a traditional Victorian Baths.
3:00 Mitre 10 Cup
Prime kicks off its coverage of the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup from Blenheim's Lansdowne Park, as Tasman looks for redemption after another loss to Canterbury in last year's final.
5:00 ADOS Addicted to Fishing
Nicky spends a hilarious day out fishing with friends Rachelle and Anthea, taking them well out of their comfort zone in a quest to catch some personal bests over the Raglan bar.

5:30 Prime News
Join the Prime News team first at 5.30pm, for all the day's top current events, sports news and to see how the weather is in your region.
6:00 Antiques Roadshow
Fiona Bruce and the team head to the beautiful gardens of Trelissick in Cornwall where an object valued by the experts includes a bust of Churchill mysteriously found at the bottom of a lake.
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