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Thursday Sep 23
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TV ONEch 1
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 Your Home Made Perfect
Virtual reality and visual effects enable people to see what their future home could look like, before building it in reality.
8:45 Alex Polizzi: My Hotel Nightmare
New Series: for 15 years, Alex Polizzi has spent her career telling people how to run a hotel. Now she's putting her money where her mouth is as she attempts to open one of her own - with her mum.
9:45 Coronation Street
Alya's horrified to learn that the call she took earlier wasn't from the bank, but from a fraudster. Meanwhile, Tyrone arrives for babysitting duty.
10:45 Shortland Street
The tables turn on Nicole and Harper. Esther makes her peace. Dawn takes a leap of faith.
11:15 The Apprentice UK
S14 E7 Candidates hope to scoop a 250,000 pounds investment from Lord Alan Sugar, a British business magnate. Tonight, they must set up their own urban gardening business.

12:30 20/20
Keep up to date with the best of international current affairs.
1:25 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.
1:50 Infomercials
5:30 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
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.
12:30 Emmerdale
Moira tells Chas that Matty's entitled to compensation.
1:00 1 News Special
The latest Covid-19 developments from the 1 News team.
1:30 Coronation Street
Alya's horrified to learn that the call she took earlier wasn't from the bank, but from a fraudster. Meanwhile, Tyrone arrives for babysitting duty.
2:30 Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry on
Jamie's sharing some easy-to-follow, super-Flexible recipes with lots of useful swaps and tips to help you feed yourself and your loved ones in these unique times. Let's keep cooking and carry on!
3:00 All New 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 Extreme Cake Makers
Fondant meets fashion for an 8th birthday celebration and the big surprise is the cake handbags can actually be picked up and carried! Plus, a 6ft-Wide scale replica of Stonehenge.
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.
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5:30 Young Sheldon
S3 E1 Spinoff comedy of the Big Bang Theory, following the life of 9-year-Old Sheldon as a boy genius. After Dr Sturgis has a nervous breakdown, Mary worries that Sheldon is treading a similar path.
6:00 Neighbours
Hendrix gets an unexpected shock. Toadie's love life takes another turn. Aaron and David's world is rocked.
6:30 Home and Away
Christian's idea of an extended honeymoon, doesn't go over well with Tori. the Felicity and Tane tornado continues to spin. the joy of Martha and Alf's return is short lived.
7:00 Shortland Street
The tables turn on Nicole and Harper. Esther makes her peace. Dawn takes a leap of faith.
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 Jono & Ben: Good Sports
S1 E3 Jono and Ben get in the ring for Impact Pro Wrestling, test their animal instincts with Sheepdog Trials and hit the water to test their skills in Waka Ama.
9:00 A Current Affair
A Current Affair brings viewers the latest in local and international consumer affairs, entertainment and real-Life stories for everyday New Zealanders. Hosted by Susie Nordqvist.
9:30 Filthy House S.O.S
S2 E10 in Norfolk, years of neglect have left 36-year-Old Andrew's flat so filthy and full of grime that even his own mother cannot bear to spend time there.
10:30 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.
11:00 Gold Coast Cops
Gold Coast Cops follows the daily work of a team of elite, hand-Picked officers working on the Gold Coast in Australia.
11:30 Batwoman
New Season: S2 E1 While Kate's friends and family hold on to hope that Kate may still be found, a homeless 25-year-Old named Ryan Wilder stumbles upon Kate's batsuit.

1:05 Shortland Street
The tables turn on Nicole and Harper. Esther makes her peace. Dawn takes a leap of faith.
1:30 Infomercials
2:30 2 Overnight
4:15 The Middle
S9 E10 It's Christmas time, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he's not going to church this year because he's beginning to question his faith.
4:35 Neighbours
Hendrix gets an unexpected shock. Toadie's love life takes another turn. Aaron and David's world is rocked.
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.
6:30 Apollos Tall Tales
Following the everyday life of a small community of garden dwellers. Each and every critter has a function in the community and they live side by side and must work hard to assert themselves.
6:40 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.
7:05 Scooby Doo! Guess Who
The team is back and just as courageous, adventurous, humorous & obsessed with cases like before. They are joined by celebrities in their adventures and ghost hunts and in search of puzzles to solve.
7:25 Spongebob Squarepants
A yellow sea sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants, who enjoys being a cook at Krusty Krab, lives in the Pacific Ocean. He embarks on various adventures with his friends at Bikini Bottom.
7:50 Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood
Sherwood is in danger from the tyrannical Prince John! Teenage Robin and his merry band of outlaws fight back.
8:20 Darwin and Newts
Darwin & 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.
8:30 Thomas & Friends
Choo choo! the iconic blue tank engine is coming to your station. Join Thomas and friends for all new adventures.
8:40 Moon & Me
From the creator of Teletubbies comes a new magical adventure! Welcome to Toy House, where the toys come to life at night when the moon shines.
9:00 Chuggington: Tales from the Rails
Following the adventures of trainee engines Koko, Wilson, and Brewster, as they learn important lessons like cooperation, perseverance and respect.
9:10 Infomercials
9:40 Religious
10:10 Les Mills Grit Cardio
LES MILLS GRIT Cardio is a 30-minute high-Intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, increases speed and maximises calorie burn.
10:45 Neighbours
Hendrix gets an unexpected shock. Toadie's love life takes another turn. Aaron and David's world is rocked.
11:15 Little Big Shots UK
Today, a Little Big Magician tricks Dawn French, a funny 5-year-old member of Mensa outsmarts her, and a super-sassy 7-year-Old dancer from North Carolina coaches her.

12:10 Downton Abbey
S1 E5 as the village prepares for its annual flower show, Isobel and Violet clash over Violet's long-Held 'best bloom' title. Meanwhile, Mary is introduced to a potential suitor.
1:10 Judge Rinder
British criminal barrister Judge Rinder takes no prisoners as he dishes out his own special brand of sassy justice.
2:15 Murphy Brown
While stranded in the office during a snowstorm, Murphy and Kay (Candice Bergen, Lily Tomlin) discuss their respective pasts.
2:40 Home and Away
Christian's idea of an extended honeymoon, doesn't go over well with Tori. the Felicity and Tane tornado continues to spin. the joy of Martha and Alf's return is short lived.
3:10 Shortland Street
The tables turn on Nicole and Harper. Esther makes her peace. Dawn takes a leap of faith.
3:40 Get Arty
Get Arty is a showcase of amazing arty projects. from their sketchpads, to your home - get all the tips you need to make some beautiful, messy, fun, tasty, weird, and even exploding art!
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!
4:40 Friends
S8 E22 with the release of Joey's movie approaching, he must decide which friend to invite to the premiere; and Monica and Phoebe bet on when the baby will be born as Rachel's due date comes and goes.
5:10 The Simpsons
S20 E11 Bart is told he is exempt from taking the Vice President's Assessment Test after receiving a perfect score on a practice test.

5:35 Young Sheldon
S3 E2 Without Dr. Sturgis' university class, Sheldon must find a new way to stay academically challenged; Mary helps Pastor Jeff avoid temptation with his girlfriend.
6:30 Home and Away
The continued success of their catering business is giving Chloe and Ryder sleepless nights. Logan surprises Tori when he gives her valuable insight about her fear of change.
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5:00 Aussie Gold Hunters
New Episode. the Poseidon Crew receive devastating news about their mining permits. Plus, the Dust Devils gamble big on a huge quartz reef and Shane and Russell strike gold. S5 Ep5

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 David Lomas Investigates
His Grandfather lived a life of mystery, now Perry Hakaraia wants the truth. Lomas finds secrets in China and NZ. Who was the opium dealer from Canton? S2 Ep9
8:30 Finding Escobar's Millions
New Episode. Joe Toft connects Doug and Ben with a former guard where Escobar was imprisoned; the duo arrives at LA Catedral, Pablo's self-Built prison, where they discover Pablo's bunker. S1 Ep3
9:25 Live at the Apollo
Live at the Apollo
10:20 Newshub Late
Newshub Late is a late-Night mix of news, entertainment and pop culture.
10:50 SVU
A serial rapist strikes again after two decades of silence, and the SVU is determined to uncover the elusive criminal and bring justice to his many victims. S20 Ep12
11:45 Tiny Luxury
New Episode. a professor and his daughter dream of downsizing to a minimalist tiny home. Tyson and the team maximise space with hidden storage compartments and decorate with pops of colour. S2 Ep9

12:10 Infomercials
Infomercials
6:00 The AM Show
Join Amanda Gillies, Ryan Bridge 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 Bondi Vet
Chris gets hands-On with an angry alligator, a dehydrated puppy struggles, and Lucky the cat swallows lots of human medication. Plus, a parrot is involved in a love triangle. S5 Ep18
11:30 Newshub Live
Comprehensive coverage of local and global news with the Newshub team.

12:00 House Hunters Renovation
New Episode. a family of five is on the hunt for a home near their family in California's South Bay area; they want a house with a big backyard, but preferences clash when it comes to style. S13 Ep3
1:00 Newshub: Covid-19 Live Update
Join Newshub for breaking news coverage on the latest COVID-19 updates and the New Zealand government's response.
1:30 Nature's Strangest Mysteries Solved
Nature's Strangest Mysteries Solved
2:00 Home Again with the Fords
Home Again with the Fords
3:00 Match Game
New Episode. Contestants attempt to match the answers of celebrities in the iconic game of fill in the missing blank. Starring Alec Baldwin. S4 Ep18
4:00 Tiny Luxury
New Episode. a family of five dreams of downsizing to a sleek and modern tiny home. Tyson and his team build a supersized kitchen and a dedicated playroom. S2 Ep10
4:30 Newshub Live
Comprehensive coverage of local and global news with the Newshub team.
5:00 Aussie Gold Hunters
New Episode. a new crew is under threat from crocodiles and accusations of illegal prospecting. Plus, the Victoria Diggers' season is crippled until they receive some welcome help. S5 Ep6

6:00 Newshub Live
Newshub Live at 6pm presents comprehensive coverage of global and local news.
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MAORI TELEVISIONch 5
5:40 Pōtae Pai
Join Krystal-Lee for fun-Filled arts and crafts for children.
5:50 Mahi Pai
Six colourful taniwha and their friend, Te Ataakura, explore through movement, waiata and fun.
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 tamariki and whānau.
6:20 Tāmaki Kura Tuatahi Kapa Haka 2021
Auckland's primary school kapa haka competition held in May 2021. Today: Te Whakatipu Kākano - Te Kura o Rānui.
6:30 Te Mārama
Māori Television's flagship news programme.
7:00 Snr Kapa Haka Regionals 2020
Exclusive coverage of the Mataatua regionals held at Ōhui Domain, Ōpōtiki.
7:30 On Country Kitchen
Mark and Derek explore Joadja, a whiskey and gin distillery run by the Jimenez family. They visit a community garden and a coffee berry plantation before playing cricket at the Bradman Muse
8:00 Lucky Dip
Māori Television's family game show where the audience are the stars. Presented by Luke Bird with co-Host Marcia Hopa.
8:30 Harakore
Three soul sisters head out on an adventure-Filled escapade with plenty of banter and gags.
9:00 Waiata Nation 2
Māori artists take on the waiata reo Māori challenge. Today: X Factor Australia finalist Trojahn Tuna ends the series blending R'n'B and soul with a powerful message about...
9:30 Ahikāroa
(M) Haki is left wanting more, Te Ururangi feels rejected by Kid and is reeling after going to a wānanga for boys.
10:00 Wehi Nā Upload!
Guest presenters award cash prizes to the most entertaining online clips. Hosted by Jordan Vaha'akolo and resident judge Miss Kihi.
10:30 The Barber 2
Peleti takes the barbershop kaupapa, men can be men and talk about what's going on inside their heads, to the Hawkes Bay mens prison
11:00 Te Mārama
Māori Television's flagship news programme.
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 Takoha
Artists from around New Zealand share their stories with tamariki.
6:45 Tākaro Tribe
Learning te reo Māori has never been easier. A, E, I, O, U, Pāpā Rākau and Kōka make tikanga, te reo and waiata fun for everyone!
7:00 Kid's Kai Kart
Students at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Maungarongo make horopito teriyaki chicken sushi.
7:10 Pōtae Pai
Join Krystal-Lee for fun-Filled arts and crafts for children.
7:20 Mahi Pai
Six colourful taniwha and their friend, Te Ataakura, explore through movement, waiata and fun.
7:30 Pāia
Join Waioira and Rereahu on an action-packed, adrenalin-Pumping adventure series as they visit the most popular spots in the country.
7:40 Haati Paati
A group of super-Excited kids are on a journey to plan their dream party.
7:50 Tāmaki Kura Tuatahi Kapa Haka 2021
Auckland's primary school kapa haka competition held in May 2021. Today: Te Kapa Puāwai - Te Kura Kaupapa Māori ō Hoani Waititi Marae.
8:00 Kōrero Mai
A unique mix of education and entertainment using drama to teach Māori.
9:00 Cam's Kai
Entertaining cooking show hosted by Cameron Petley. Today: Cam meets fellow TV cooks, Henry and Monique Heke and checks out the Hawkes Bay Farmers Market.
9:30 Ōpaki
Host Pānia Papa uses games, music and activities to teach Māori.
10:00 Ko Te Reo Kia Rere Timoti's Travels
A documentary series following Sir Timoti Karetu overseas with his Panekiretanga language nerds.

12:00 Te Tapatahi
Māori Television's midday news bulletin.
12:30 Ko Te Reo Kia Rere Timoti's Travels
A documentary series following Sir Timoti Karetu overseas with his Panekiretanga language nerds.
1:30 Oranga Ngākau
Yvonne Te Wahihi Edwards presents Māori exercise workouts for young and old to keep fit and healthy.
2:30 Tōku Reo
Professor John Moorfield's Māori language course supported by an interactive website.
3:30 Kōrero Mai
A unique mix of education and entertainment using drama to teach Māori.
4:00 ASB Polyfest 2021
Highlights from the Māori stage at the largest Polynesian secondary school festival in the world. Today: Nga Puna o Rehu - Western Springs College.
4:30 Wiki Hā
Kura kaupapa Māori from around the country come together for 'Wiki Hā' every two years.
5:05 Takoha
Artists from around New Zealand share their stories with tamariki.
5:15 Tākaro Tribe
Learning te reo Māori has never been easier. A, E, I, O, U, Pāpā Rākau and Kōka make tikanga, te reo and waiata fun for everyone!

5:30 Kid's Kai Kart
Students at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Maungarongo make horopito teriyaki chicken sushi.
5:40 Pōtae Pai
Join Krystal-Lee for fun-Filled arts and crafts for children.
5:50 Mahi Pai
Six colourful taniwha and their friend, Te Ataakura, explore through movement, waiata and fun.
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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 Pawn Stars
The Pawn Stars get a chance to own JFK's personal cigar box, and later a guy pops in with one of the most powerful handguns ever made, a rare Colt Walker, the model used by the Texas Rangers.
6:30 Storage Wars
Darrell and Brandon fight for a piece of cinematic history, while Jarrod and Brandi discover friendship can be both magic and profitable. S7 Ep13
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 Celebrity Bake Off
Season 3 finale: a galaxy of stars are welcomed into the tent for a special contest to raise money for charity. Tonight's celebrities are Carol Vorderman, Kelly Brook, Rob Rinder, and Mo Gilligan.
8:35 Prime Icons: A Life in Ten Pictures
Ten photos reveal John Lennon's lifelong search to find his place in the world, documenting his disaffection with living the life of a Beatle and his relationship with artist Yoko Ono. S1 Ep5
9:45 Bull
TAC defends a prominent religious leader who is accused of killing his wife. the pastor's credibility is challenged when a damaging secret is revealed in court. S5 Ep5
10:45 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.
11:45 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!

12:15 Infomercials
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3:15 Closedown
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 Wheel of Fortune
Contestants guess letters in mystery words and phrases to win money or prizes, all determined by a spin of the Wheel!
6:20 Charles Yang Performances
Charles Yang, a Juilliard violinist, performs Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody with pianist Peter Dugan at the July 2014 Curiosity Retreat in Gateway Canyons, Colorado.
6:25 Blue's Clues & You
Josh follows up on clues from his dog Blue and her friends to solve puzzles and problems.
6:50 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
The Harpers get a cool new gadget that runs their entire household.
7:15 Hunter Street
The final villain is revealed as the children race to solve the last clues and unlock the mystery.
7:40 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
When April graduates to full Kunoichi, she faces a deadly new enemy, while the Turtles face the return of some old, dangerous foes...
8:05 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.
8:30 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Donatello uses a high-tech military computer chip to create a self-Upgrading mp3 player. Which is great until Michelangelo drops it, and Baxter finds it.
8:55 Classic Cars
The 1963 Split-Window Stingray Coupe combined power, performance, precision and youthful design.
9:00 A Place in the Sun
With their children all grown up, Maureen and Brian Kellengher want to downsize and enjoy their retirement. However, they're torn on the location - the Suffolk/Essex border or Lanzarote.
10:00 All Gardens Great and Small
Miranda Hart's mother Dee, hits the road to explore the best open gardens in Britain. Dee meets Chatu, who is preparing to open her small urban garden, and Dee helps Miranda become a gardener.
11:00 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.
11:30 Married with Children
To celebrate 200 episodes we get to see the best bits of Married with Children in a special, hosted by George Plimpton.

12:30 American Pickers
In Arkansas, Frank and Danielle pick a former trading post that's packed with some awesome Americana. Dr Smith's family hospital is filled with vintage medical curios.
1:25 Dark Secrets of the Cosmos
What is our universe made of? We explore the three leading theories on dark matter and its role in the cosmos.
1:30 Parks and Recreation
Leslie tries to save a gazebo at a mansion on the historical register. April gets in trouble with Ron when she accidentally schedules 93 meetings for him on the same day. S2 Ep21
2:00 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.
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?
3:55 Curious Minds
Former NASA astronaut Kathryn Sullivan describes the rush of a space shuttle launch.
4:00 American Pickers
Mike and Frank jump across the pond to unearth the treasure England and Italy have to offer.
5:00 3rd Rock from the Sun
The Solomons experience their first Christmas. Sally gets a job wrapping presents at a mall, Harry becomes Santa's assistant and Dick is disillusioned but finally gets the Christmas spirit.

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 Rugby Nation
Join your host Karl Te Nana for the best highlights from the weekend's rugby.
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