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Thursday Apr 22
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11:00 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!

12:00 1 News at Midday
The nation's leading team of journalists brings viewers the latest news and sport, plus the most comprehensive weather report.
12:30 Emmerdale
PG Kim has it in for Dawn, Harriet is full of dread, and there are more problems for Manpreet when she is caught off guard.
1:00 Coronation Street
PG a tearful Hope asks Fiz why Daddy has left them. Abi puts pressure on Kevin to talk to Tyrone about moving out, and Brian reports Cathy's online abuse to Craig.
2:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show
PG Comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres brings her unique brand of humour to her Emmy Award-winning talk-Show.
3:00 Tipping Point
Fantastic quiz show in which four players take on a machine in the hopes of winning its 10,000 pounds jackpot. Only one can win!
4:00 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.
4:30 Lap of Luxury
Explore the luxury lodges of NZ and Australia. Today, Annandale in Banks Peninsula, Bay of Many Coves in Marlborough, Falcon Brae near Nelson, and Treetops Lodge & Estate just outside Rotorua.
5:00 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 pounds!

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 team for a fresh perspective on today's stories.
7:30 New: Grand Designs UK
Nathan and Amye build a giant cathedral-Like home modelled on local Dutch barn houses, with a wing for the kids and an annexe. But problems arise from flooding and pregnancy woes.
8:30 Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
S1 E3 Monica & Giles visit Jade Mountain, an entirely handbuilt hotel in Saint Lucia where each room has no outer wall and is open to the ocean view, as well as having its own private infinity pool.
9:45 Coronation Street
PG Daniel suggests that Peter postpone the wedding, while a radiant Carla appears in the cafe in her wedding dress, and asks Roy if he would do her the honour of giving her away.
10:45 1 News Tonight
Join the 1 News team as they wrap up the day's latest developments, both here and abroad.
11:15 Critical Condition
M-C / John has been stabbed numerous times and is rushed straight for emergency surgery. Teen footballer Adam has lost all sensation below his waist. Kevin was knocked unconscious by a cow's hoof.

12:10 Passion in Paradise - A Sexual History of NZ
16-LS / While the group reflects on the struggle for Gay Rights in New Zealand, Eioni despairs after being rejected by his lover .
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
5:35 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.
6:00 Breakfast
Start your day off right with John Campbell, Jenny-May Clarkson and the Breakfast team, bringing you the latest in news, sports and weather.
9:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show
PG Comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres brings her unique brand of humour to her Emmy Award-winning talk-Show.
10:00 Tipping Point
Fantastic quiz show in which four players take on a machine in the hopes of winning its 10,000 pounds jackpot. Only one can win!
11:00 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!

12:00 1 News at Midday
The nation's leading team of journalists brings viewers the latest news and sport, plus the most comprehensive weather report.
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11:00 Popstars
PG It's day two of call backs. the remaining artists are put through their songwriting paces by the panel who will then confirm who has made it through to the workshop phase of the competition.

12:00 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.
1:00 Judge Rinder
British criminal barrister Judge Rinder takes no prisoners as he dishes out his own special brand of sassy justice.
2:00 Mom
PG-C S2 E4 While Christy tries to get to the bottom of Violet's erratic behaviour, Bonnie attempts to get a job.
2:30 Home and Away
PG Ryder attempts to ask Ari if he can date Chloe. Ari and Mia reminisce about the life they lost. Dean becomes the most unlikely confidant.
3:00 Shortland Street
PG-L Marty skirts close to the truth. Prince wins none. Damo's caught red-Lipped.
3:35 Almost Never
New Series: Boy band the Wonderland come second in the biggest music show on TV, but judge Sasha Small decides to sign the winners, a girl band called Girls Here First, instead of them.
4:05 Brain Busters
Kiwi kids compete in a series of increasingly tricky challenges involving maths, memory, spelling and more - working towards the ultimate test of smarts and stamina, the Brain Buster!
4:30 Friends
S4 E7 Chandler must decide between the girl of his dreams and his best friend when he and Kathy share a kiss, and nobody wants to tell Ross how awful his keyboard playing is.
5:00 The Simpsons
S6 E13 Homer buys an RV after his buddies convince him that Marge is trying to make all the financial decisions, and a furious Marge makes him live in it.

5:30 The Big Bang Theory
S6 E22 Leonard and Sheldon hire Professor Proton, the host of their favourite childhood TV show to perform. Raj leaves his dog with Howard and Bernadette.
6:00 Neighbours
PG Toadie and Melanie are enjoying their secret affair, Paul ruins his chance to win Harlow's forgiveness, and Nicolette makes a revelation.
6:30 Home and Away
Justin blames John, Bella feels lost in the chaos, and Roo learns about Ryder and Chloe.
7:00 Shortland Street
PG Carla tries to smooth troubled waters. Prince wants to put a ring on it. Jack gets hit where it hurts.
7:30 New: Police Ten 7
Join Rob Lemoto for a closer look at crime in New Zealand and the Kiwis who end up on the wrong side of the law.
8:00 New: Motorway Patrol
PG a drunk driver has a bad attitude and cops chase stolen shampoo.
8:30 New: Renters
PG-L S9 E3 in Dunedin, the hair's in the plug hole for Property Manager Andrea. Then, in Auckland, it's not hair that's hair-raising for Property Manager Hollie - it's a blocked loo and gross kitchen find.
9:00 A Current Affair
A Current Affair showcases amazing real-Life stories. Tonight eating well for less, protecting yourself from digital gangsters & the emu with a taste for expensive earrings. Hosted by Susie Nordqvist.
9:30 Hoarders
Hoarders takes a confronting look at a disease that can bury its sufferer - literally at times - in its symptoms. These people struggle to part with even the tiniest possessions and need expert help.
10:35 Motorway Madness
Motorways are the location of many mad dashes by unruly and downright dangerous drivers.
11:05 New: Police Ten 7
Join Rob Lemoto for a closer look at crime in New Zealand and the Kiwis who end up on the wrong side of the law.
11:35 Vegas
16-VL / New Series: Kiwi action-thriller. on a stormy night, a young leader makes a terrible decision which throws him into the path of a beautiful pub owner. a desperate boy commits a life-Altering crime.

12:35 Hell's Kitchen
16-L / Season Finale: the cooking competition hosted by the one and only Gordon Ramsay as chefs battle it out in the ultimate tests of culinary pressure.
1:25 Shortland Street
PG Carla tries to smooth troubled waters. Prince wants to put a ring on it. Jack gets hit where it hurts.
1:50 Infomercials
2:50 2 Overnight
4:15 The Middle
S5 E2 Without Axl there to make her life wretched, Sue's first day of school is liberating. Brick, on the other hand, is staying out of the bathroom at middle school.
4:35 Neighbours
PG Toadie and Melanie are enjoying their secret affair, Paul ruins his chance to win Harlow's forgiveness, and Nicolette makes a revelation.
5:00 Infomercials
6:00 Les Mills Born to Move
Designed to nurture a life-Long love of physical activity, Les Mills Born to Move helps children experience the joy and vitality of moving to music.
6:25 Masha and the Bear
Masha wants some sweets but first she has to transform the Bear's kitchen into a candy-Making factory. as we all know, such sweet life means trouble and soon Masha gets a toothache.
6:35 In the Night Garden
Tiptoe through a magical garden that exists in the twilight zone of a child's imagination, between sleeping and waking. the garden is filled with lovable characters that explore every new day.
7:00 The Dog and Pony Show
The funny and chaotic adventures of Dog and Pony, a mischievous dog and a very friendly magical pony, who choose to leave the magical world of Rainbow and move to the great big city.
7:25 Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Everyone's favourite chipmunks are back! Alvin and his brothers are rock stars who tour around the world with their best friends, the Chipettes. Meanwhile, their father tries to keep them in line.
7:50 Talking Tom and Friends
Armed with technological gear, great ideas and an unfailing sense of humour, Talking Tom and his friends are on a mission to reach stardom at all costs.
8:15 Kiddets
Meet the Kiddets! They're explorers-in-Training at a space academy on planet WotWot. They learn and play in their awesome playroom, overlooking an exotic space port floating in the sky.
8:25 Kiri and Lou
Kiri and Lou follows the adventures of Kiri, a feisty little dinosaur with overpowering emotions, and Lou, a gentle but thoughtful creature. Follow the friendship of these two prehistoric creatures.
8:35 The Lion Guard
When a noisy bachelor herd moves in next door to Rafiki's tree, the Lion Guard try to help the animals find new homes.
8:55 Powerpuff Girls
Meet Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup - three super-powered kids who make up the Powerpuff Girls! These girls are on a mission: to save the world from evildoers and monsters - all before bedtime!
9:05 Infomercials
9:35 Faith in Action
10:05 Les Mills Bodybalance
BODYBALANCE is the yoga-Based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. Bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates.
10:35 Neighbours
PG Toadie and Melanie are enjoying their secret affair, Paul ruins his chance to win Harlow's forgiveness, and Nicolette makes a revelation.
11:05 Station 19
M / S2 E14 When Station 19 gets called to a fire, the team risks their lives to save Station 42's captain. Meanwhile, Ripley & Vic consider a shocking option to save their relationship.

12:00 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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11:30 Newshub Live
Comprehensive coverage of local and global news with the Newshub team.

12:00 Fixer Upper
New Season. a couple tours three houses in Waco, Texas, and although their wishlist is small, so is their budget. S2 Ep1
1:00 MOVIE: Blueprint to the Heart
PG An interior designer trying to rescue her home renovation show needs to apply her strategy to her carpenter by making him her next project. Starring Laura Mitchell and Dennis Andres. (2020)
3:00 Celebrity Family Feud
PG New Season. New Episode. the premiere features singer Kellie Pickler and family vs. singer Lance Bass and family. Then, Ernie Hudson and family take on NeNe Leakes and family. S2 Ep1
4:00 Tiny House Hunting
PG New Episode. Jeff and Melany have three young daughters, and a determination to go tiny and live sustainably in Omaha, Nebraska. S4 Ep11
4:30 Newshub Live
Comprehensive coverage of local and global news with the Newshub team.
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
The Project combines news and entertainment to provide audiences with an intelligent, informative and engaging mix of the stories that matter.
7:30 Holey Moley USA
PG New Episode. Two contestants face off in a sudden death tiebreaker on the Surf or Turf hole; a surprise award-Winning actor calls plays during a round at the Arc De Trigolf. S1 Ep3
8:30 7 Days
New Episode. Hosted by Jeremy Corbett with team captains Dai Henwood and Paul Ego, New Zealand's top comedians pit their wits against the week's news and each other.
9:00 New Zealand Today
New Episode. Guy steps outside of his comfort zone as he travels to Geraldine and further into the Southern Alps to explore the 'art' of Tahr hunting. S2 Ep3
9:30 All New the Graham Norton Show
M-L / New Episode. Tonight's guests joining Graham include Sharon Stone, Octavia Spencer, Melissa McCarthy, David Schwimmer, Nick Mohammed, Frank Skinner, Michelle Visage and Steps. S28 Ep24
10:35 Newshub Late
Newshub Late is a late-Night mix of news, entertainment and pop culture.
11:05 NCIS
M-VC / the NCIS team investigates a man overboard fatality from a Navy destroyer at sea. Torres is frustrated with Vance's assignment to mentor three high school students. S16 Ep15

12:05 Infomercials
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6:00 The AM Show
Join Duncan Garner, Amanda Gillies and Mark Richardson for news, the best interviews and plenty of laughs. Fast-Paced, informative and fun, it's everything you need to start your day.
9:00 Infomercials
Infomercials
10:30 Cupcake Wars
New Episode. the bakers, using viewer-chosen ingredients, compete for the chance to serve at a celebrity-Packed VIP party for the People's Choice Awards. S8 Ep3
11:30 Newshub Live
Comprehensive coverage of local and global news with the Newshub team.

12:00 Fixer Upper
New Episode. First-Time buyers fall in love with a charming, historic home in the Dean Highland neighbourhood. But, Chip and Joanna have their work cut out for them as they face pricey repairs. S2 Ep2
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11:00 Taringa
A bilingual podcast to invigorate, inspire and normalise the use of Māori langauge.

12:00 Rage Against the Rangatahi
PG Friends - good friends, fake friends and who to friend on social media.
12:30 Kapa Haka Whānau
A look into the hearts, minds and homes of some of the most dedicated kapa haka families.
1:00 Te Reo O Te Whānau-a-Apanui
Distinctive kōrero from around the country - made by iwi for iwi.
1:30 Ngāti Whakaue Whakanuia
Distinctive kōrero from around the country - made by iwi for iwi.
2:00 Tōku Reo
Professor John Moorfield's Māori language course supported by an interactive website.
3:00 Kōrero Mai
A unique mix of education and entertainment using drama to teach Māori.
3:30 ASB Polyfest 2018
Highlights from the largest Polynesian secondary school festival in the world.
4:00 Haka Ngahau ā-Rohe 2021
Exclusive coverage of regional kapa haka event Te Hui Ahurei o Ngā Uri a Atuamatua held in Rotorua recently(R)
4:30 Mharo
Educating Māori-Speaking children in an entertaining way.
5:05 Tākaro Tribe
Fairy folk A, E, I, O and U make Māori language and culture fun for everyone.
5:20 Waiata Mai
Loveable baby bird puppets gather in the forest to learn and play.

5:30 Tamariki Haka
Children share their stories about kapa haka.
5:40 Te Nūtube
Meet Māori cousins - Atareta and Te Haakura.
5:50 Taki Atu Taki Mai
Contemporary beats, melodic rhymes and captivating colours for pre-Schoolers.
6:00 Darwin + Newts
An animated series for youngsters who love to figure out how things work.
6:10 He Rourou
An instructional cooking series aimed at children and families.
6:20 Pao Pao Pao - Between the Lines
Rangatahi Māori who dream of becoming a professional music artist.
6:30 Te Mārama
Māori Television's flagship news programme.
7:30 Hurō Ppi
Making mixed whānau work: Wharehuia and Puawai see their new ppi as the glue in their loving family.
8:00 Haka at Home
New Zealand's best performing arts groups share history and stories through song.
9:00 Whatta Beauty
PG Hailing from Pateaa and the principal of Spotswood College, Nicola Ngarewa proudly shows off the school, students and teachers.
9:30 Āhikaroa
M / Rage is a McGregor family trait; Te Ururangi has a growing interest in her new friend.
10:00 Harakore
The girls head to Kaikohe for a sexy hairstyle, lawn bowls and fun with forklifts and truck tyres.
10:30 Mura O Te Ahi
PG a debate show that showcases Māori humour and wit.
11:00 Haka Ngahau ā-Rohe 2021
Exclusive coverage of regional kapa haka event Te Hui Ahurei o Ngā Uri a Atuamatua held in Rotorua recently.
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 www.Maoritelevision...

6:35 Tākaro Tribe
Fairy folk A, E, I, O and U make Māori language and culture fun for everyone.
6:50 Waiata Mai
Loveable baby bird puppets gather in the forest to learn and play.
7:00 Te Tapatahi
Māori Television's morning news and bulletin.
8:00 Tōku Whare Kōhanga Reo
Communities give some much needed love to tired and run-Down kōhanga across New Zealand.
8:30 Pūkana 2020
Award-Winning Māori language show bringing laughter and fun to children.
9:00 Easy Eats 2
Hera Te Kurapa cooks up delicious but simple meals for your whānau to enjoy.
9:30 Ōpaki
Series hosted by Pānia Papa using games, music and activities to teach Māori.
10:00 This is Piki
PG a young woman on the brink of adulthood struggles to find her place in the world.
10:30 Whānau Living
Stacey Morrison's personal journey of discovery as a wife, mother and broadcaster.
11:00 Taringa
A bilingual podcast to invigorate, inspire and normalise the use of Māori langauge.

12:00 Harakore
Three soul sisters head out on an adventure-Filled escapade with plenty of banter and gags.
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11:30 Elizabeth
PG-C in the 70s, the Queen faced both a hostile nation who questioned the royal family's wealth, and scandal within as Margaret divorced and Charles sought a bride.

12:30 100 Day Renovation
A third of the way through the renovation sees Alex and Rachel living with no roof in the middle of winter. Hamish looks at custom-Made wardrobes and takes Alex to look at decking options. S1 Ep4
1:30 Married... with Children
PG An untimely death threatens Al's Thanksgiving tradition, and Kelly tries to stop a pet turkey from becoming a holiday dinner.
2:00 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
PG 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.
3:00 Wheel of Fortune
Contestants guess letters in mystery words and phrases to win money or prizes, all determined by a spin of the Wheel!
3:30 Jeopardy
This is fast paced general knowledge at its best! Jeopardy provides a test of literature, history, science, the arts, pop culture and more. Can you keep up?
4:00 American Pickers
PG-C While the guys get a warm reception from a carnie collector in Ohio, the pick brings an unexpected sting.
5:00 Everybody Loves Raymond
PG Ray earns the nickname attention pig when he gets upset after Andy's article is published by Sports Illustrated magazine.

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 Pawn Stars
PG You never can tell with the Pawn Stars when a cast jacket from Pulp Fiction dances into the shop. Can Rick walk the path of the righteous man for this piece of movie memorabilia?
7:00 The Crowd Goes Wild
PG 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 Young Rock
PG-C Season 1 premiere: as Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson runs for president in 2032, he reflects on his surreal life and what shaped him into the person he is today. This is how the boy became the man.
8:30 The Equalizer
M-VC / Season 1 premiere: Robyn McCall, a former CIA operative, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. McCall is compelled to help a teenager who's been framed for murder.
9:30 Forensics NZ
16-VC / a man presents at Palmerston North Police Station claiming to have shot another man in self-defence. the forensics team must determine whether the shooting was homicide, accidental, or self-Defence.
10:30 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
PG 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.
11:30 The Crowd Goes Wild
PG 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 Infomercials
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2:00 Closedown
PG 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 Jeopardy
This is fast paced general knowledge at its best! Jeopardy provides a test of literature, history, science, the arts, pop culture and more. Can you keep up?
6:25 Ben 10: Omniverse
With the help from a new alien partner, Ben explores the alien underground and discovers enemies from his past, all while a mysterious hunter is hot on his trail.
6:50 The Loud House
Lisa gets invited to work at an institute and get away from her crazy family; Lori and Bobby worry that dating long-Distance is causing them to lose their connection.
7:15 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.
7:40 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
When threats from the Purple Dragon gang and Baxter Stockman's Mousers force the Turtles to split into two groups, Donnie and Mikey must prove that they are as valuable as Leo and Ralph.
8:05 Hunter Street
PG Max and Tess track the mysterious Rinus through Amsterdam and discover a cryptic notebook.
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 A Place in the Sun
The international real estate show where property experts scour the globe help house hunters find their perfect patch of paradise.
10:00 The Great Escapers
It's a showdown between a Brit and staff at an adventure company in Mallorca, and rookie restaurateurs from Kent have a meltdown. in Almeria, an English couple fear the effects of Brexit. S3 Ep17
11:00 Hot Bench
PG 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.
11:30 Elizabeth
Through the 70s and 80s, Elizabeth was thrilled to see her sons married, but also faced a strained relationship with her first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher.

12:30 100 Day Renovation
The second storey is finally taking shape, but the renovation hits a snag when the joinery company says they can no longer complete the job. Will the deadline be blown out the window? S1 Ep5
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