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Saturday Nov 17
TV ONEch 1
12:50 The Hotel Inspector
Alex Polizzi gets a surprise when she arrives at the Harrogate Motel & discovers that it's neither in Harrogate, nor is it a motel.
1:50 Homemade
After two years, three moves, two hemispheres and a lot of heartbreak, Jo and her teenage children have found their forever home in Torbay. with funds at an all-Time low. Goran and the team step in.
2:50 Britain's Best Home Cook
The seven remaining cooks whip up ultimate roasts before the best plump for crab or cauliflower. Who will survive the head to head eliminator?
3:55 Ginos Italian Coastal Escape
Gino visits Elba island, famous for its honey and iron production. He meets an octogenarian known as the 'bee whisperer' and creates a melt-in-the-Mouth honey chicken dish and a risotto on the beach.
4:25 Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty
S2 E2 on her Tour of Beauty in Jamaica, Rachel visits a Rastafarian village to learn the health and well-Being secrets of the Rastafari.
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 The X Factor UK
Six Chair Challenge: Judges Simon Cowell, Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and Ayda Williams must decide on the final six acts in each category to take through to the Judges' Houses stage.
8:00 Lotto
8:05 Our Dream Hotel
Season Finale: This time Alex follows three generations of the Bromley family as they gamble their combined life savings and take on the daunting task of reviving a Chateau in rural France.
9:05 Agent Anna
S2 E6 a family gathering opens old wounds and reveals new possibilities for Anna.
9:35 Mrs Brown's Boys
Newlyweds Dermot and Maria argue over whether they should buy their own home. Meanwhile, Mrs Brown tries to make Granddad happy by secretly staging a funeral for him.
10:10 Our Girl
S2 E4 Worried about Georgie's state of mind, Jamie seeks out Captain James to find out whether she is in any danger.
11:20 Dear Murderer
The cases continue to stoke Bungay's notoriety, working against the gangs, irreverently standing for parliament and meeting the girl of his dreams.

12:15 The Family
S1 E6 Determined to find the kidnapper, Nina devises a dangerous plan to capture him. Willa struggles with her feelings for Bridey, who reveals the shocking truth of Adam's identity.
1:10 Coronation Street Catch-Up
Phelan engineers a clash between Seb and Anna. Tyrone and Fiz receive an unexpected windfall. Gina decides to find Steve a woman.
3:30 Infomercials
5:30 The Key of David
6:00 Mastermind
Contenders include Auckland teacher Mike, medicinal herbs expert Sandhya, American history buff William, and Permaculture specialist James.
6:35 Fishy Business
Adam Clancey leads a team of anglers and divers on exciting fishing adventures all around New Zealand and across the globe.
7:00 Tiny House Nation
Returns: a young Rochester couple builds 210 sq. foot Tiny House. But he loves to brew beer and she loves to exercise on a dance pole, and those hobbies take up a lot of space...
7:50 Tagata Pasifika
Tagata Pasifika goes to the Sunpix Pacific Peoples' Awards. Featuring highlights from the awards and live performances.
8:40 Praise be
Chris Nichol presents a programme of hymns and songs of praise from throughout New Zealand.
9:10 Grand Slam Fishing
Dazza Cleave heads out from Omaha beach to the spectacular waters around the Mokohinau Islands. He's targeting the legendary Grand Slam of fishing, three game fish in one day.
10:00 Marae
Your window to the Māori world, telling stories through Māori eyes and keeping abreast of current events and issues impacting on Māori here and around the world.
10:30 Waka Huia
With his wings filled with tribal wisdom passed on from his mother, Romana Potts is a man of the birds. a pioneer of contemporary dance and a teacher, his creativity sees him soar above.
11:00 Attitude
From Whangarei to Dunedin we scoured the country to find this year's 24 outstanding Attitude Awards finalists. Join us as we shine a light on the achievements of Kiwis living with disabilities.
11:30 Fair Go
Join Pippa Wetzell, Hadyn Jones and the Fair Go team as they stand up for the underdogs and consumer rights!
11:55 Sunday
Join Miriama Kamo and the team as they bring you unmissable stories from here and around the globe. Tonight, meet those behind the Kaikoura rebuild and re-Opening of the main South Island trunk line.

12:55 Tiny House Nation
This special episode features John and Zack recounting twelve of their favourite Zack Hacks, as well as sharing some fun and festive DIY holiday projects.
1:50 Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords
Kate's tenants became anti-Social, and now they are suing her for trying to evict them. Dhiren bought a flat that already had a tenant, but the moment he did, she stopped paying rent.
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1:05 This is Us
S2 E7 William comes full circle; Jack and Rebecca finalize Randall's adoption; Kate and Toby take a big step; Randall navigates the foster care system.
2:05 Famous in Love
S2 E9 Paige and Rainer head to NYC to promote "Locked," but after everything that has happened, Paige realises that fame isn't all that she expected.
3:00 Project Runway New Zealand
The designers have a daunting task ahead of them as they are asked to create active-Wear for host and judge, Georgia Fowler. Who will be able to push through the challenge, and who will be out?
4:00 The Great Kiwi Bake Off
The bakers battle with biscuits and a technical bake causes confection confusion. Then, an architectural showstopper forces our bakers to step up to the challenge.
5:00 My Kitchen Rules New Zealand
It's the final Instant Restaurant Dunedin Food, Jess and Cindy attempt to knock May and Enna from the top of the leader board. Will their polarising menu take them to the top or be their downfall.

6:00 The Middle
S7 E23 Frankie and Mike attempt to set a summer vacation curfew for Sue and Axl; Brick is desperate to find out who he must beat to become the valedictorian of his class.
6:30 The Big Bang Theory
S10 E7 the gang host an "on location" episode of "Fun with Flags" in Penny's apartment.
7:00 MOVIE: Police Academy 3
Back in Training.
8:40 MOVIE: Interstellar
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival. Starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway.
11:55 MOVIE: 300: Rise of An Empire
A battle is brewing in a fresh arena, on the sea, as a statesman-turned-Soldier Themistocles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war.

1:50 MOVIE: The Fifth Estate
Thriller based on real events about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
4:00 Grey's Anatomy
S12 E18, E19 : as chief, Miranda is faced with the repercussions when Ben operates on a pregnant mother even though he does not have the proper surgical equipment.
4:40 Baby Daddy
Ben is still desperately searching for the mysterious Elle. Danny and Riley hunt for a good doctor to help with the pregnancy and Bonnie desperately wants to be involved.
5:30 Beyond Explore
6:00 Paw Patrol
No job is too big, and no pup too small! Ryder and the rescue dogs are up for the challenge, protecting their community one paw at a time.
6:25 Thomas & Friends
Choo choo! the iconic blue tank engine is coming to your station. Join Thomas and friends for all new adventures.
6:35 Sofia the First
Explore the magical world of Sofia the first, the little girl who learns that behaving like a princess has to come from the heart.
6:55 Chuggington: Little Trainees
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!
7:00 Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
A single dad has his hands full raising six rambunctious chipmunks in this animated comedy.
7:10 Powerpuff Girls
Bubbles blames a string of accidents on her imaginary friend, Bliss, and her sisters begin to think she has lost her mind.
7:35 K.C. Undercover
An outspoken and confident technology wiz and skilled black belt discovers that both her parents are spies and expect her to follow in their footsteps.
8:00 The Vloggingtons
Come hang with the Vloggingtons, four friends who make funny video clips from random moments in their days.
8:03 Wild Eyes
Watch Kiwi kids complete epic nature missions then head to the Wild Eyes site where you can get involved in missions yourself.
8:06 Legendary
What if we told you that Humans were formed out of the grossest creatures on the planet? You've seriously got to see this.
8:09 The Vloggingtons
Come hang with the Vloggingtons, four friends who make funny video clips from random moments in their days.
8:12 Tamariki Take Over
A cute and candid series that showcases tamariki from all over Aotearoa giving us an insight into what our kids find most important to them today.
8:15 MOVIE: Turkey Hollow
The Emmerson family heads to the quaint town of Turkey Hollow. Tim and Annie quickly grow bored without the Internet, and soon try to track an elusive monster the locals dismiss as a legend.
9:40 Teen Titans Go!
Robin becomes a cat to make Starfire love him.
10:00 Shortland Street
Drew's past comes back to bite him. Mo faces the music. Dawn butts heads with family.

12:35 Ugly Betty
S2 E5 Much to Henry's distress, Betty tries internet dating and gets asked out on a bowling date. Meanwhile, Marc finds himself attracted to someone who isn't his type.
1:35 The Real ONeals
S1 E1 Kenny announces he's gay and other family secrets spill out...
TV3ch 3
1:00 Face Off
New Episode. in the first elimination challenge of the season, the artists battle it out as they create fun and light-Hearted monsters inspired by real life day jobs. S13 Ep2
2:00 New Girl
Jess runs away from her feelings for Nick by heading to Portland to take care of her dad. S6 Ep20
2:30 Fresh Off the Boat
Jessica is excluded from the Neighbourhood Watch because of her not being a team player. S3 Ep13
3:00 The Goldbergs
The TV movie 'The Day After' freaks out Barry, who attempts to convince Murray to build an underground bunker. S4 Ep22
3:30 Drop the Mic
New Episode. Dawson's Creek actor James Van Der Beek throws shade at Fresh off the Boat's Randall Park in a rap battle. NFL superstar Rob Gronkowski then battles Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez.
4:00 Grand Designs UK
Kevin McCloud meets young architect and shed fanatic Micah who plans to transform an old agricultural building in County Down, Northern Ireland. S15 Ep3
5:00 The Ultimate Reno
New Episode. the Ultimate Reno is gathering pace but there's a nasty surprise coming for Alice and Caleb. S1 Ep6

6:00 Newshub Live
Newshub Live at 6pm presents comprehensive coverage of global and local news.
7:00 America's Got Talent
New Episode. Part 1 of 2. it all comes down to this. Season 13's final acts go all out to win $1 million and a headlining show in Vegas. S13 Ep23
8:55 The Green Mile
The remarkable story of a cell block's head guard, who develops a poignant relationship with one inmate who possesses a magical gift that is mysterious and miraculous. Starring Tom Hanks. (1999)

12:50 Infomercials
5:00 Brian Houston
Brian Houston @ Hillsong TV is a half-Hour Christian television program that features Brian's teaching from the Hillsong Church services in Sydney, Australia
5:30 Charles Stanley
6:00 Life TV
6:30 Brian Houston
Brian Houston @ Hillsong TV is a half-Hour Christian television program that features Brian's teaching from the Hillsong Church services in Sydney, Australia
7:00 Charles Stanley
8:00 Leading the Way
8:30 Turning Point
9:00 R & R
New Episode. What counts as free speech today? Are you allowed to say whatever you like to whomever you like? Golriz Ghahraman, Guy Williams and Patara Berryman discuss. S3 Ep25
9:25 The Hui
Mihingarangi Forbes presents a compelling mix of current affairs investigations, human interest and arts and culture stories.
9:55 Newshub Nation
Newshub Nation is an in-Depth weekly current affairs show focusing on the major players and forces that shape New Zealand.
10:50 Slice of Paradise
Auckland couple Georgie and Shane are looking at all options to get on the property ladder, and Palmerston North's Joshua and Olive are after a home for their young family. S1 Ep6
11:35 Come Dine with Me NZ
The black and white event is being held by the bee-Loving prima donna... Donna. S1 Ep31

12:00 Entertainment Tonight Weekend
A wrap up of the biggest entertainment stories of the last week.
1:00 CRC Motorsport
1:01 Muscle Garage
Muscle Garage is a show about Kiwis and some of our very best muscle car rides! If you're into horsepower, sweet rides and muscle then this is the show for you.
1:30 Monster Jam 2018: Racing and Freestyle Detroit
Monster Jam features the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam trucks! the three-metre tall, five-ton machines make for perfect sports entertainment and action-Packed viewing.
1:00 Grassroots Trust 2018 Junior National Touch Championship
Coverage of the best young Touch players in New Zealand as they face off in 6 grades: U16 Boys, Girls and Mixed and U18 Boys, Girls and Mixed.
2:00 Secondary Schools Basketball Championship 2018
Coverage of the 2018 Secondary Schools Basketball Nationals.
3:00 The Revenge of Hara
Dynamic characters, wondrous creatures and talking carvings come alive in this aninmation series.
4:30 Paki Vault
The unpredictable, impressive and always amusing nine-Year history of Homai te Pakipaki is unlocked as we look back on the best moments.
5:00 Road to the Nats
A reality series following 2 haka groups, as they put everything on the line for the mana of taking home the Duncan McIntyre Trophy at the 2016 Secondary Schools National Kapa Haka competition.

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 Ngāti Kohanga Reo Ki Tauranga Moana
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive kōrero from around the motu. Tonight: Ngāti Kōhanga Reo ki Tauranga Moana.
6:30 Mōteatea
Performances of traditional waiata with an explanation of the origin of the song.
7:00 Hip Hop International NZ Nationals 2018
Highlights of the 2018 National Street Dance competition.
7:30 WWE Raw Live
Weekly, in-ring flagship program featuring ongoing storylines and unpredictable drama, showcasing the larger-than-Life WWE Raw Superstars.
8:30 Cinema Paradiso
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist. (1988) (RP)
11:00 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.
11:30 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 for more inf

10:00 My Party Song
My Party Song brings the party to your living room along with your favourite Māori song birds, the Modern Māori Quartet.
10:30 Fresh
Fresh features incredibly talented local Pacific Islanders that contribute towards putting the Pacific on the map.
11:00 Native Affairs
A current affairs show exploring regional, national and international stories as they relate to Māori and Aotearoa. Join our team as we go beyond the headline.
11:30 The Palace
This series chronicles the blood, sweat and tears as we take an exclusive look inside the lives of world champion dancers from Parris Goebel's crew, the Royal Family.

12:00 Schick Basketball Champs 2018
Coverage of the 2018 Secondary Schools Basketball Nationals.
1:00 Māori All Blacks 2018
2018 Maori All Blacks take on USA, Brazil and Chile. Today: Chile vs Māori All Blacks.
2:30 Fiba Basketball World Cup Quals 2018 - 2019
USA vs Nigeria at the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Quarter Finals.
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12:00 The Crowd Goes Wild Omnibus
Join the team for an alternative dose of sports news, delivering the best (And worst) of the week's sporting moments the only way they know how, with a little cheek!
2:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Two legends of the snooker world swap sports for antiques as Dennis Taylor and Willie Thorne join the Road Trip. with the help of the antique experts, they head to auction in Market Harborough.
3:00 Irt Deadliest Roads
Hugh Rowland and Lisa Kelly have to face the Death Road without spotters. Meanwhile, rookies Tim and Tino find themselves not only navigating dangerous cliffs, but towns with tight fits too.
4:00 Horse Racing: NZ 1000 Guineas
The action of New Zealand Cup and Show Week wraps up in style with the NZ 1000 Guineas. Catch the race live on Prime from Riccarton Park, Christchurch, as the three-year-Old fillies hit the track.
4:30 Hot Bench
Judge Judy's latest creation adds a new dynamic to courtroom disputes, with not one, but three judges exchanging lively debate before rendering a verdict on the hot bench.
5:00 ADOS Addicted to Fishing
Nicky flies over to Vavau in Tonga to come face to face with some angry blue marlin with Kiwi fisherman Steve Campbell, who has spent the past 12 years of his life devoted to this fish.

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 A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun
Andy and Jacqui from Yorkshire have decided to follow their dream and buy a second home on Barbados. with the help of Danni Menzies they hope to achieve their dream.
7:00 Container Wars
When a container with a shady past lands on the auction block, Mo and Ty are ready to go all in. Will their big risk pay up? or will their high hopes go up in smoke?
7:30 Antiques Roadshow
The first guest at Senate house flew all the way from Antwerp with a whale bone 'scrimshaw'. Meanwhile, Fiona is entranced by a brick from Pudding Lane that survived the Great Fire of London.
8:30 Whose Line is it Anyway
Join host Clive Anderson as he puts the quick-Witted comedians on the spot with a series of improvised games to total the points and announce a winner.
9:00 QI
At long last Stephen Fry looks at the long lost, with Suggs, Claudia O'Doherty, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.
9:40 The Coroner
S2 Ep5. When Mick's rival landlord is found dead on the beach, Jane is forced to try to clear his name before he is charged with murder.
10:40 Jericho
S1 Ep3. Annie fears for Martha's life. Coates grows wary of Johnny and when a ghost from Charles' past comes knocking no one can imagine how explosive consequences will be.
11:40 Nightwatch
The shooting of a police officer leads to a massive and emotional response from all units, while new EMT partners have a long night to get acclimated to each other.

12:40 Prime
Prime's regular programming returns at 6am with the best drama, factual, lifestyle and comedy shows, plus free-to-Air sport! Check out for details.
6:00 Music and the Spoken Word
Religious programme.
7:00 Faith in Action
Religious programme.
7:30 Hour of Power
Religious programme.
8:30 Beyond Today
Religious programme.
9:00 Impact for Life
Religious programme.
9:30 Ireland vs New Zealand
Join us for the highly anticipated clash between the All Blacks and Ireland as the champions of the north and champions of the south meet at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
11:30 Sport Box
Missed all the water cooler chat this week? Join Prime as we highlight the past week's local and international sports for passionate Kiwi fans.

12:00 France vs Black Ferns
Support the Black Ferns as they take on hosts France at Stade des Alpes in the third and final test of their northern tour.
2:00 Ireland vs New Zealand
Join us for the highly anticipated clash between the All Blacks and Ireland as the champions of the north and champions of the south meet at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
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