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Friday Oct 18
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5:00 The Chase
It's game on as teams of complete strangers work together to win money and try and defeat the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius, who wants to leave them with nothing!

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
Hilary Barry, Jeremy Wells and the Seven Sharp team present a fresh perspective on today's stories.
7:30 Masterchef Australia
Today's Team Challenge comes with a twist as contestants cook in pairs while separated by a wall! Their dishes must be identical in look, texture & flavour- but how can they match what they can't see?
8:40 World's Wildest Weather Caught on Camera
From avalanches to devastating cyclones, incredible stories and awe-Inspiring footage of some of the world's wildest weather events, told and filmed by Brits living and holidaying abroad.
9:40 Coronation Street 2019
News spreads of the announcement at the party and Ken is in a real state. Paula stuns Sophie right before their trip.
10:40 1 News Tonight
11:10 Project Blue Book
S1 E2 the real-life story of U.S. Air Force-Sponsored investigations into UFOs. Dr. Hynek and Captain Quinn investigate the case of a woman who witnessed a flying saucer crash near her farm.

12:05 American Crime
S2 E2 Anne struggles to get the authorities to help her son; Terri has an intervention with Kevin; the truth is revealed about Eric.
1:05 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.
1:30 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
Daring to Dream: a young woman returns home to the family dairy farm to launch a new venture producing milk for the local market which she delivers in glass bottles.
7:00 Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars
Tyson is a tiny dog with a lot of attitude. His snapping was so bad the pound had scheduled to have him put down when Mark turned up to rescue him.
7:30 Infomercials
9:00 Whanau Living
Radio host Alison Leonard shares her secrets to making a slow cooker hangi; Meg Kane comes up with a plan for the garden; and Jay Wanakore takes on a DIY project to make a bench seat.
9:30 Tagata Pasifika
Tagata Pasifika is TVNZ's flagship Pacific news show, telling the stories of Pacific Islanders and their community. Made with the support of NZ on Air.
10:00 Tipping Point
Quiz show in which four players take on an extraordinary machine in the hope of winning its £10,000 jackpot.
11:05 Restaurant SOS
Alex and Oliver head to Leicester, a city famed for its wealth of Indian restaurants. But with almost 200 to choose from, why would you eat at 'Lilu'; described as a fine dining Indian restaurant?

12:05 Call the Midwife
S8 E2 Lucille helps elderly hoarder Clarice Millgrove who is struggling to keep her independence. Sister Hilda and the team work hard to help a Ghanaian family with an undiagnosed illness.
1:20 Coast v Country
With a budget of £1.25 million, Amanda and Clive want to leave Bromley and the rat race for peace and quiet in West Sussex, with their dog Lulu, but they can't agree on coast or country.
2:25 Kirstie and Phil's Love it or List it
Kirstie and Phil are in Suffolk to help Lauren and Christian Grant. Can Phil find them a new home that ticks every box, or will Kirstie transform their "ugly beige box" into something beautiful?
3:30 Fantasy Homes By the Sea
Malcolm and Angela spent their whole lives in rural Wales, and want to swap the mountains of the Brecon Beacons for the Devon coast. Will they find the seaside fantasy home they desire?
4:30 Fishing and Adventure
Scott and Mig head out from Auckland in their little centre console and the challenge is set to land trevally and snapper. the Hauraki Gulf turns on a magic day, featuring orca, dolphins and gannets.
5:00 The Chase
It's game on as teams of complete strangers work together to win money and try and defeat the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius, who wants to leave them with nothing!

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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4:30 Friends
Chandler gives David some bad advice, sparks fly between Ross and Charlie, and Rachel struggles with the idea of telling Joey that she's crazy about him.
5:05 The Simpsons
S15 E16 After playing a prank on the whole town, Bart is sentenced to six months of juvenile detention. There he meets Gina, who forces Bart to escape with her.

5:35 Home and Away
Tension surges as Robbo tightens the chains around Dylan. Alex surprises Mason with an interview for an internship. Ben blames himself for his fragmented family.
6:05 The Big Bang Theory
The weight of winning a Nobel Prize weighs heavy on Amy's shoulders. Howard and Raj try to relive the good old days after Howard buys a scooter that looks like the one he had years ago.
6:30 Neighbours
Mackenzie is forced to contemplate the reality of facing the father who rejected her. David is convinced that Shaun has bad intentions when it comes to Elly.
7:00 Shortland Street
Follow the lives and loves of the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand's favourite drama! Tonight: Esther opens up; Nicole tries to trust again; and Prince jumps the gun.
7:30 Dumb Drivers Make You LOL
Get set for one wild night, with the biggest crack-Ups from the dumbest drivers caught on camera! Laugh the night away with hilarious videos of the craziest people behind the wheel!
8:30 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Jimmy Carr hosts, alongside Sean Lock and Jon Richardson, who are joined by Claudia Winkleman and Jo Brand. Bill Bailey joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while Joe Wilkinson 'helps' Rachel Riley.
9:35 The Sex Clinic
In this series, a team of Sexual Health experts aim to cut through the taboos about young people's sexual health - offering a full sexual exam to anyone who walks through the doors!
10:30 Two and a Half Men
S1 E23 Charlie tries to sweet talk Judith's divorcee support-Group into letting Jake continue to spend weekends at his place.
10:55 Cougar Town
S4 E15 After discovering that Chick has health issues, the gang decides to take him to Hollywood. and they stop at nothing to arrange for him to spend an evening with his favourite star.
11:25 Ap Bio
When Jack gets into a petty dispute with the student council president, the situation escalates much too far; Stef sells makeup at school as a side business.
11:50 Angie Tribeca
The team investigates an attack on popular Esports gamer Bondevil; A.J. is sent to join and infiltrate the QuarkSpark team, where he learns of a secret underground money laundering system.

12:10 Happy Endings
Series Finale: the third Kerkovich sister, Brooke, is the alpha sister of the group, and Jane has the daunting task of planning a wedding for her more perfect and exquisite older sibling.
12:35 Scrubs
When random furnishings from Elliot's apartment turn up in JD's place, it becomes clear that she finally plans to take their relationship to a whole new level.
12:55 Suburgatory
On a trip to the city, Dallas and Tessa see George making out with a woman while he is supposed to be "working." Meanwhile, Tessa confronts George during Thanksgiving dinner at the Royces.
1:20 Shortland Street
Follow the lives and loves of the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand's favourite drama! Tonight: Esther opens up; Nicole tries to trust again; and Prince jumps the gun.
1:45 Infomercials
2:50 The X-Files
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson return as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. and they're still seeking the truth...
3:30 Family Food Fight
Australian families go head-to-head in high-Pressure cooking challenges. Tonight, the Sheppards and Shahrouks will face off each other in an elimination challenge.
4:45 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 as everyday people get caught on tape in their most embarrassing moments.
5:10 Neighbours
Mackenzie is forced to contemplate the reality of facing the father who rejected her. David is convinced that Shaun has bad intentions when it comes to Elly.
5:35 Home Improvement
It is Halloween and Jill plans to get even with Tim 'The King of Halloween' Taylor, who always plays tricks on her and everybody else.
6:00 The Wot Wots
Two friendly aliens traveling in a steam-Powered spaceship explore the Earth's many unique environments and the animals inhabiting them.
6:20 The Wiggles, Emma!
Let's take a trip to Emma's garden and sing along to a song all about a little green frog. After that, we're off to Emma's dance studio for a royal Irish dance.
6:30 PJ Masks
Three friends transform into superheroes at night when they put on their pyjamas.
6:55 The Insectibles
Enter a world of micro proportions with macro adventures, when Zak and his Grandpa accidentally shrink themselves down to the size of insects!
7:05 Be Cool Scooby Doo!
Fred and the gang are called in to help with a mystery involving a figure from Fred's past, Professor Huh? Fred discovers Rose has also arrived with her gang.
7:50 Transformers Cyberverse
Optimus and Megatron finally discover the Allspark!
8:15 Star Wars Rebels
Ezra and Sabine steal an Imperial prototype TIE fighter but must rely on some unexpected help to escape from Thrawn.
8:40 Justice League Action
Toyman takes over the Justice League and turns our heroes into avatars in a diabolical video game!
9:00 We Bare Bears
A group of lovable, huggable BFFs go on adventures and live that sweet bear life. When a new adventure takes them to a strange new world, the bears have to lean on each other more than ever.
9:10 Dragon Ball Super
Vegeta prepares to face Frost, who has no intention of discontinuing his cheating. But with a single hit, Vegeta knocks Frost completely out of the ring for the win.
9:35 The Simpsons
S9 E10 Marge becomes a real-Estate agent, while Homer enjoys Snake's car.
10:00 Fresh
Fresh presents: Know Your Roots - Episode 5!! It's the grand final of our reality game show series - which of our celebrity contestants has what it takes to claim victory?
10:30 Ap Bio
When Jack gets into a petty dispute with the student council president, the situation escalates much too far; Stef sells makeup at school as a side business.
11:00 Suburgatory
S2 E21 Relationships are tested when George sells the house, buys Dallas her dream home and Tessa moves out.
11:30 8 Simple Rules
Bridget and Kerry go wild with college students on spring break in Florida, and Cate's past comes back to haunt her.

12:00 God Friended Me
Suggestions from the God Account lead Miles and Cara to a young woman who is searching for her ex-Boyfriend...who may have been "the one". Meanwhile Arthur tries to put a piece of his past behind him.
12:55 American Housewife
S3 E14 Katie panics when Greg is hit with a bout of baby fever; Taylor tricks Oliver into helping her when Luther eats an expensive pair of earrings.
1:25 Car Crash TV
It's motoring gone mad as Car Crash TV unveils a new batch of driving disasters! Today, our resident magician the Great Car Crashini is back in town with his favourite trick!
1:55 Renters
Our property managers deal with meth contamination, a secret grow room, holes in walls and Martin does a good deed in Auckland.
2:25 America's Funniest Home Videos
The most hilarious home-Movie catastrophes caught on camera for your amusement! Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro.
3:00 My Restaurant Rules
NZ restaurants go head-to-Head! Tonight: as the last restaurant to cook in round one, our traditional Italians are hoping to give a bellissimo performance! Plus, one team will be eliminated!
5:00 The Crystal Maze
Reality meets fantasy in this mind-Boggling game show! Contestants compete in physical, mental and mystery challenges, gaining crystals as they progress for the chance to win the ultimate prize.

6:00 The 100k Drop
Hugely entertaining game show where pairs of players start with £100,000 and must prevent it from dropping out of the game by avoiding the wrong answers! Hosted by Davina McCall.
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5:00 Millionaire Hot Seat
A fast-Paced quiz show in which six contestants have to answer 15 questions correctly within the time limit for one of them to win the million dollar top prize.

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 with an intelligent, informative and engaging mix of the stories that matter.
8:00 The Graham Norton Show
New Episode. Graham Norton is joined by Renee Zellweger, Lenny Henry, Louis Theroux, Andrew Ridgeley and Elbow for a night of celebrity chat and hilarity on the signature red couch. S26 Ep2
9:05 All Girls Live at the Apollo
Premiere: Part One. An extravaganza of stand-Up comedy drawing from over 13 series of content, celebrating the women who have appeared on Live at the Apollo over the years.
10:05 All New Modern Family
New Episode. Mitch, Cam and Phil crash Jay's annual hiking trip to find an elusive bald eagle. Gloria, Alex, Claire and Haley get together to plan a baby shower. S10 Ep17
10:35 Newshub Late
Newshub Late is a late-Night mix of news, entertainment and pop culture.
11:05 Love Island: Australia
New Episode. Fast tracked straight from Australia, don't miss the latest drama! S2 Ep5

12:00 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.
12:30 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 with an intelligent, informative and engaging mix of the stories that matter.
7:25 Infomercials
9:30 Newshub Nation
Hosted by Simon Shepherd and Emma Jolliff, Newshub Nation is an in-Depth weekly current affairs show focusing on the major players and forces that shape New Zealand.
10:30 Slice of Paradise
A West Auckland family are looking for their forever home. Plus, the Owen family from Wellington want their first home to accommodate five growing children. S1 Ep5
11:30 9JKL
Eve and Josh vie for the attention of Wyatt's new nanny. Harry and Judy get a new TV and remember why they prefer to watch television in separate rooms. S1 Ep7
11:55 Married at First Sight NZ (Omnibus)
New Episode. the couples comes together once again for the reunion dinner party. Shocking bombshells spark tension as the evening is dominated by those with scores to settle. S3 Ep16

2:30 Carnage
Transformed, weaponised cars go bumper to bumper Mad Max-Style as teams of drivers, mechanics and engineers head into the desert for a series of almighty duels.
3:30 Casper
Casper the friendly ghost stars in this delightful supernatural romp. a parapsychologist's lonely daughter is befriended by Casper, but Casper's brothers aren't nearly as friendly as he is. (1995)

5:30 Helloworld
Satisfy your wanderlust with a lifestyle series brought to you by some of Australia's top travel experts. Tune in for weekly journeys across the globe!
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5:00 Ivf Va'a World Sprints Tahiti 2018
Exclusive coverage of the IVF Va'a World Championships 2018 held in Tahiti. (RP)

5:30 Te Matatini Ki Te 2019
Highlights from Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival 2019, the world's largest kapa haka competition, held at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
6:00 A Tatou Kōrero Hoki Ra
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive kōrero from around the motu. Today: Ā Tātou Kōrero Hoki Rā.
6:30 Te - Māori News
Te - your leading Māori news provider bringing you the latest news as it happens, delivering a more inclusive approach to Māori news by connecting directly to our communities, Te Māori.
7:00 Whānau Living
Whānau Living focuses on Stacey Morrison's personal journey of discovery on how to balance a busy lifestyle, while being a mother of 3 young children, wife, radio and TV presenter.
7:30 Toa Hunter Gatherer
A unique series offering the knowledge and skills of hunting and bush craft from the perspective of Toa Hunter-Gatherer Owen Boynton and his knowledgeable friends. (FINAL)
8:00 Family Rules
Follows the lives of single mother Daniella and her nine daughters, witnessing their everyday triumphs and misfortunes.
8:30 I Know What You Did Last Summer
(AO) Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-Wielding maniac in their small seaside town. (1997)
10:20 Te - Māori News
Te - your leading Māori news provider bringing you the latest news as it happens, delivering a more inclusive approach to Māori news by connecting directly to our communities, Te Māori.
10:50 Corp and Anam
(AO) TV crime correspondent Cathal Mac Iarnain is the terrier of the newsroom. He'll stop at nothing to dig out the truth behind every story, regardless of who it hurts.
11:50 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 Te - Māori News
Te - your leading Māori news provider bringing you the latest news as it happens, delivering a more inclusive approach to Māori news by connecting directly to our communities, Te Māori.
7:00 Tamariki Haka
Tamariki Haka is about our kids seeing themselves on TV and sharing their stories about why their kapa is awesome. (RP)
7:10 Pūkoro
Join Tama, Hine, Pepi and the Pūkoro crew, as they sing, act, dance, and explore their way through the universe.
7:40 Kainga Whakapaipai
Join Ratema and Makurata on an action-packed journey of self-Discovery, learning new techniques and practises to fulfil their daily household chores.
7:50 ASB Polyfest 2018
Highlights from the 2017 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 9000 performers and 80,000 spectators.
8:20 Huritua
Huritua is a bite sized DIY guide to every topic relevant to young people.
8:30 Pūkana
Award-Winning children's bilingual Māori language show Pūkana, bringing laughter and fun to children in New Zealand and around the world. (RP)
10:00 Hip Hop International NZ Nationals 2018
Highlights of the 2018 National Street Dance competition.
10:30 Celebrity Playlist
Features some of New Zealand's most famous faces sharing stories and their favourite music videos.
11:00 School of Hard Knocks
Sir John Kirwan attempts to mould a group of disadvantaged youths into a rugby team in an effort to change their lives.(R)
11:30 School of Training
A fitness competition show like no other. Actor and owner of Ludus Magnus gym, Joe Naufahu is on the hunt for the best undiscovered Personal Trainer in Aotearoa.

12:00 Waka Ama Sprints 2018
Extensive coverage of the 2018 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals from Lake Karapiro including behind the scenes stories and profiles.
1:00 Haati Grassroots Rugby
Haati Grassroots Rugby follows Club Rugby Teams across Aotearoa, with a focus on Māori Teams.
2:00 Secondary Schools Basketball Champs 2018
Coverage of the 2018 Secondary Schools Basketball Nationals.
3:00 The Pits TV
Speedway racing from tracks around New Zealand - covering multiple classes.
4:00 Marae
A bilingual current affairs show with a unique Māori world view for all New Zealanders.
4:30 He Kākano
Gardening enthusiast and super seed saver, Jade Temepara will explore the health benefits of growing fresh organic produce from scratch with easy to adopt, practical examples.
5:00 Fresh
NEW EPISODE: Fresh features incredibly talented local Pacific Islanders that contribute towards putting the Pacific on the map.

5:30 He Pou Tangata
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive kōrero from around the motu. Today: He Pou Tangata. (FINAL)
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5:00 3rd Rock from the Sun
While Dick is trapped in the basement, Evil Dick begins a plan to impregnate all women in Ohio. Guest Star: Dennis Rodman. Pt 2 of 3

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 NZ Press Box
New Zealand Press Box is a studio panel show covering the big issues of the month in sport, featuring a range of high-Profile guests.
6:30 Kiwi League Show
Join former Warriors captain, Monty Betham and Courtney Tairi for Kiwi League Show, a half hour rugby league lifestyle show that follows New Zealanders plying their trade in the NRL and Super League.
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 Border Security: America's Frontline
Frontline: a bus passenger presents curious concoctions at JFK Airport, and a Chicago canine sniffs out a stash of cash. Plus in Detroit, a Canadian vehicle may be far too seedy to enter.
8:30 Truck Night in America
Five drivers put their personal trucks to the test in the toughest obstacle course ever built. the first challenge hurts more than a driver's pride when one truck is broken in half!
9:30 NBL: Sydney Kings vs Sky Sport NZ Breake
Tune into Prime for LIVE coverage of the NBL Championship: Sydney Kings vs Sky Sport NZ Breakers from the Qudos Bank Arena.
11:30 Raw
Catch the weekly in-Ring action, unpredictable drama, and ongoing storylines between the Superstars of WWE's flagship show Raw.

12:30 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Join Stephen Colbert and his eclectic mix of guests for a satirical and comedic take on what's new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more.
1:30 Overnight
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 The Powerpuff Girls
Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup use their ultra-Super powers to fight crime and save the city of Townsville (And the world) from forces of evil!
6:25 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness
Awesomeness: Being the Dragon Warrior is a journey, and for Po, most of that is uphill. Catch all the adventures as Po trains, teaches, and stumbles in the Valley of Peace with the Furious Five.
6:50 Max Steel
Join the high-octane adventures of earth bound teenager Maxwell McGrath, and his out-of-this-World friend Steel, as they come together to create the world's greatest superhero, Max Steel!
7:15 Hank Zipzer, the World's Greatest Undera 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!
7:40 Danny Phantom
Danny Fenton straddles two worlds as a shy freshman at Casper High and a heroic fighter with ghostly superpowers. with his best friends, Tucker and Sam he faces both ghostly and social hurdles.
8:05 Teen Titans
Join the Teen Titans as they fight for truth, justice and the last slice of pizza. Robin, Starfire, Raven, Cyborg and Beast Boy are living proof that you're never too young to save the planet.
8:30 Batman: The Animated Series
To avenge his parent's death, Bruce Wayne devotes his life to being Batman to wipe out bad guys in Gotham City.
9:00 Justice League Unlimited
In a world of extraterrestrial invasions and powerful sorcerers, the galaxy's most powerful superheroes return to battle the villains and criminal plots endangering the universe.
9:50 The Greats
Earvin Magic Johnson
10:00 Smackdown
Join the superstars from WWE's blue brand for weekly high flying action and drama.
11:00 Raw
Catch the weekly in-Ring action, unpredictable drama, and ongoing storylines between the Superstars of WWE's flagship show Raw.

12:00 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!
1:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
We're in the North East of England with wheelchair Paralympians Tanni Grey-Thompson and Jade Jones. in the company of experts, they are on the lookout for antiques to auction in Harrogate.
2:00 Pawn Stars
While working the night shift, Chumlee and Olivia are offered a driver's license owned by Guns N Roses guitarist Slash. is this rock memorabilia worth waking up Rick?
2:30 Mitre 10 Cup
Prime is proud to present delayed coverage of the Mitre 10 Cup: Semi Final.
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 ITM Fishing Classics
In the Cook Strait, Matt and a band of Wellingtonian fishermen find themselves up to their ears in puka. Later, the lads sample the best on offer in the magnificent Marlborough Sounds.

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.
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