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Saturday Apr 21
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10:30 The Dark Horse
True story based on the life of a charismatic, brilliant but little-known New Zealand Hero and Chess champion - Genesis Potini. Starring Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston.

1:00 Aquarius
S2 E11 Hodiak is in trouble with internal affairs, forcing him to the sidelines in the precinct.
1:55 Emmerdale
Aaron faces an impossible situation; Robert is compromised; Pollard hides his true feelings.
4:00 Infomercials
5:30 The Key of David
6:00 Rural Delivery
A new dairy sheep milking operation at Waikino Station. Producing a new, New Zealand dairy sheep composite breed. and identifying the causes of, and responses to, variability in onion crops.
6:25 Fishy Business
Adam Clancey leads a team of anglers and divers on exciting fishing adventures all around New Zealand and across the globe.
6:50 Sunday
Many young athletes want to be bigger, better, faster and stronger. and some are breaking the rules to do it. Tonight, we investigate the use of banned performance-Enhancing drugs in our gyms.
7:40 Tagata Pasifika
Tagata Pasifika is TVNZ's flagship Pacific news show, telling the stories of Pacific Islanders and its community.
8:05 Praise be
Chris Nichol presents a programme of hymns for ANZAC Day.
8:35 The Life and Times of Temuera Morrison
Encouraged by an offer to both act and direct from a Kiwi film-Maker, Tem explores possible locations to shoot.
9:00 Q+A
Join the Q+A team to find the answers to the questions that matter.
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
New: Father, coach, kaumatua and teacher. Wairangi Jones (Te Arawa) shares stories of Tuhourangi, waka ama and triumph over death.
11:00 Attitude
New: We follow tetraplegic Claire Freeman as she makes her modelling debut on the international catwalk of Milan Fashion Week. She's the only Kiwi to represent inclusive fashion.
11:30 Fair Go
Returning: Tonight, we investigate who is responsible for the clean-Up when a tourist hires a campervan, crosses the centre line, crashes head on and skips town owing thousands?
11:55 Coronation Street
Michelle faces her turmoil; Caz begins to plot after rejection from Kate; Will Beth do enough to win Kirk over?

12:55 Tiny House Nation
John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin travel across America showing off ingenious small spaces and the inventive people who live in them.
1:50 First Crossings
Modern-Day explorers Kevin Biggar and Jamie Fitzgerald are back to undertake more adventures in some of New Zealand's most iconic locations.
2:50 Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars
Rescued from a life of horrific abuse, one-Eyed Bull Terrier Rikki has a big journey ahead with his trainers as they set him up for a better life. But can they find him a new home?
3:55 Chasing Monsters
Today on Chasing Monsters, Cyril takes on a mission to capture the giant freshwater stingray, with the aim of collecting the venom of it's barbed tail for scientists creating an antidote.
4:55 The Celebrity Chase
Quiz show hosted by Bradley Walsh. Today, Linford Christie, Tyger Drew-Honey, Sarah Harding, and Nina Wadia, attempt to win thousands of pounds for charity.

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 Hyundai Country Calendar
Tonight, a dairy-Farming family overcome new challenges when they move to a coastal farm north of Kaikoura, with weather extremes, unpredictable market prices and a massive earthquake.
7:30 Sunday
Lorraine Downes was an ordinary teenager, until she was crowned Miss Universe. Tonight, we sit down with Lorraine for an exclusive interview about life behind the scenes.
8:00 Coast New Zealand
New Season: Coast New Zealand is back once more, and the third series kicks off in the world's southern-most capital city - Wellington.
9:00 Bancroft
New Series. Trusted, adored and respected by her colleagues, Elizabeth Bancroft has given her life to the police force, however Bancroft is not all she seems.
10:05 Seven Types of Ambiguity
New: a gripping psychological mystery told from the shifting perspective of six characters following a chain of events triggered when a child is taken and relationships are thrown into crisis.
11:15 When We Go to War
New Series: Set on the eve of WWI this landmark local drama tells the story of six young men and women, full of hopes and dreams and plans for the future, whose lives are about to change forever.

12:15 Q+A
Join the Q+A team to find the answers to the questions that matter.
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11:25 Purple Rain
1984. Before he created the music, he lived every bit of it. He risked so much for the one thing that meant everything - his music. This is Prince's story.

1:25 Grey's Anatomy
Eliza begins her first day at the hospital, and it won't be a smooth ride for her thanks to Richard and the attendings. Meanwhile, Meredith attempts to locate Alex.
3:00 The Exorcist
S1 E4 Angela becomes restless as her daughter's condition worsens while the demon targets innocent people.
3:40 Once Upon a Time
S5 E7 Emma joins Merlin on a quest where he faces an old enemy. Meanwhile, Arthur's castle is stormed by David.
5:10 Young & Hungry
S4 E7 Gabi reunites with a long lost family member.
5:30 Beyond the Search
6:00 Disney Junior: Miles from Tomorrowland
This intergalactic adventure charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family.
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 Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig is a loveable cheeky little pig, who lives with her brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Her adventures always end happily with loud snorts of laughter.
6:45 Elmo the Musical
Elmo's off for some new adventures, with a colourful bunch of friends, and lots of songs to sing!
6:55 Chuggington: Little Trainees
Follow the humorous adventures of Koko, Wilson and Brewster, three trainee engines each with their own unique personality!
7:00 Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Brittany is humiliated by Jeanette's lack of style. That is, until Jeanette is proclaimed a fashion trendsetter by Brittany's style icon.
7:15 Elena of Avalor
Teenage princess Elena has saved her magical kingdom, Avalor, from an evil sorceress and must now learn to rule as its crown princess.
7:35 Disney Andi Mack
A coming-of-age story about a girl who's trying to find out where she fits in, when her older sister returns with a revelation that changes everything, it sends Andi on an course of self-Discovery.
8:00 What Now
10:00 Shortland Street
Dawn's match-making is misguided. Harper wants her friend back. Damo's joy is short-Lived.

12:00 The Bachelor
S21 E10 the fantasy overnight dates continue, with Rachel and Vanessa looking into the future with Nick.
1:00 Dumb Delinquents Make You Laugh Out Loud
Special: from bumbling burglars to the world's thickest thieves, this criminally funny special brings you the world's funniest clips of lawbreakers and losers.
2:00 Mike & Molly
S6 E7 it isn't puppy love for Molly when Mike brings home a stray dog for the weekend.
2:30 Home and Away
Dean takes advantage of Willow and Justin's shaky relationship. Maggie's excitement about Ziggy's surprise party comes crashing down.
5:00 The Simpsons
S16 E4 Marge meets up with a former high-School pal (Guest voice Kim Cattrall) who is now a famous news anchor, and she wonders if she made the right life choice.

5:30 The Amazing Race
Racers travel through Bahrain, where a contestant misplaces a passport; scorpions are on the menu for racers in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
6:30 The Big Bang Theory
S1 E12 When Leonard and Sheldon meet a 15-year-Old physics prodigy, Sheldon is distraught that this boy genius is younger and smarter.
7:00 Survivor New Zealand
Premiere: the world's toughest game returns. a fresh batch of Kiwi castaways spending 40 days on an unforgiving island in Thailand, only one will take home the title of Sole Survivor and $250,000.
8:30 Boy
Smash hit New Zealand film Directed by Taika Waititi, and introducing breakout star James Rolleston as Boy, an 11-year-Old child and devout Michael Jackson fan.
10:10 Time After Time
Jack the Ripper flees the 19th century in a time machine, created by writer H.G. Wells. When the police come knocking, Wells must travel to modern-Day Manhattan, find Jack and bring him to justice.
11:10 Deliver Us from Evil
Tells the story of a New York police officer and unconventional priest Mendoza who join forces to investigate a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes.

1:25 Emerald City
A tornado occurs while Dorothy searches for her mother, and the storm transports Dorothy to a mystical land where she finds a soldier with amnesia.
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11:05 12 Feet Deep
Estranged sisters become trapped beneath the fiberglass cover of an Olympic-Size public pool after it closes for the holiday weekend. (2017)

1:00 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 Living Church of God
8:30 Turning Point with David Jeremiah
9:00 R & R
What does the modern New Zealand family look like? We look at how much things have changed over the generations. S2 Ep39
9:30 The Hui
Mihingarangi Forbes presents a compelling mix of current affairs investigations, human interest and arts and culture stories.
10:00 Newshub Nation
Hosted by Lisa Owen, Newshub Nation is an in-Depth weekly current affairs show focusing on the major players and forces that shape New Zealand.
11:05 Ocean Bounty
From Antarctica to the Chatham Islands, from cod potting to crayfish, and from storms to icebergs, Ocean Bounty covers all aspects of our rich ocean resource.
11:55 Entertainment Tonight Weekend
A wrap up of the biggest entertainment stories of the last week.

1:00 CRC Motorsport
1:01 Muscle Garage Series 2 #9
Teng Tools 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 Mobil 1 the Grid #5
Offering a behind the scenes VIP pass to the world of motorsport, Mobil 1 the Grid delivers the most comprehensive coverage of four-Wheel racing on television.
2:00 Formula E Rnd 7 Rome Italian GP
CRC Motorsport presents the FIA Formula E Championship, the world's first fully electric racing series and a ground-Breaking innovation in sport and entertainment.
3:00 V8 Supercars Super 2 Dunlop Series Tasmania Rnd 2
See the next generation of supercar drivers on the infamous Adelaide street circuit. the Dunlop Super 2 Series is the perfect platform for aspiring 'main game' drivers to gain valuable seat time.
4:00 Indycar Championship Rnd 3: Grand Prix of Long Beach
The IndyCar Series, based on the history, heritage, passion and intense competition of the Indianapolis 500, will entertain race fans and challenge drivers, teams and equipment manufacturers.
5:00 Bostik Gone Fishin'
New Episode. Scott and Sue Tindale have a passion for world records. We join them on the Kaipara Harbour and find out what is involved in chasing down record fish. S24 Ep24

5:30 Towies
When things go wrong on Australia's dangerous coastal highways, the three-Generation family business, Clayton's Towing, and their team of hardened towies step in to clean up the mess.
6:00 Newshub Live
Newshub Live at 6pm presents comprehensive coverage of global and local news.
7:00 Minions
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (2015)
8:55 The Internship
Old-School salesmen Billy and Nick try to reboot their careers by joining Google's fiercely competitive internship program, with hilarious results. Starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. (2013)
11:10 Chicago Med
Two warring brothers are brought together when one desperately needs a kidney. Meanwhile, a teen with a genetic condition is treated. S2 Ep8

12:10 Entertainment Tonight Weekend
A wrap up of the biggest entertainment stories of the last week.
11:25 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 Both Worlds
From a Romanian orphan to a refugee drag queen, series 4 presents deeply personal stories that challenge stereotypes and provide insights into communities we rarely see on screen.
10:30 Sisters
The twins score a big gig in Rarotonga, but it comes with pressure; they're singing on the same bill as Stan Walker and Vince Harder.Made with the support of NZ on Air.
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 Hamu & Tofiga
A crack up comedy variety series that showcases Māori and Pacific humour hosted by crazy comic duo Te Hāmua Nikora and Tofiga Fepulea'i.

12:00 Waiata
Emerging and established Māori artists perform and discuss their music.
12:30 Grid
A youth magazine style show for all things Rangatahi. (RP)
1:00 The Ring Inz
Manu may be hōhā but without his guitar the group are acapella and that ain't happening. Meanwhile, Teeps and Tdub have a haka-Off.
1:30 Youth Trans-Tasman Test Series 2017
Footage of the elite Trans-Tasman Touch Rugby at Bruce Pulman Park in January 2017.
2:30 On the Ladder
We look at a whānau solution to finance a papakainga project and discover the true cost of an unhealthy home.
3:00 My Party Song
My Party Song brings the party to your living room along with your favourite Māori song birds, the Modern Māori Quartet.
3:30 2018 Junior National Touch Champs
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.
4:30 Tangaroa with Pio
Pio Terei explores the domain of Tangaroa in fun-Filled fishing expeditions around Aotearoa.
5:00 Marae
A bilingual current affairs show with a unique Māori world view for all New Zealanders.

5:30 Te Kāea
Presenters Piripi Taylor, Rahia Timutimu and the experienced team of reporters bring you the daily news, featuring local, national and international stories from a Māori perspective.
6:00 Ngā Tāngata Taumata Rau
Ngā Waru Pūmanawa. Kahurangi Maxwell returns home to Ōhinemutu to meet kaumātua Pihopa Kngi to discuss Whānau, Te Reo and the life style of those who live in the pā.
7:00 Funny Whare - Gamesnight
Stacey Morrison hosts this hilarious bilingual game show. Jay Wanakore, Maurioho Stokes, Scotty Cotter and Niwa Whatuira are tonight's contestants.
7:30 WWE Smackdown
Weekly, in-ring flagship program with a compelling blend of athleticism and entertainment, featuring the high-Flying action of WWE SmackDown Live Superstars.
8:30 A Perfect Day
(AO) a group of aid workers work to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone. (2015) (PREMIERE)
10:25 Ipukarea
Exploring the physical and spiritual significance of our waterways. Tonight, we look at the importance of waka culture.
10:55 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.
11:25 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

6:30 Tākaro Tribe
An entertaining show for kohanga reo tamariki, focusing on the Māori vowel sounds, noun usage and the spelling of base words in Te Reo.
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11:30 Top Gear
Jeremy and James unleash the fateful Top Gear mantra on car advertisements as they are set the task of creating a memorable TV ad for Volkswagen, delivering a classic piece of advertising.

12:30 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 Life TV
Religious programme.
10:00 Running with Fire
Religious programme.
10:30 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 Flog It!
Paul Martin takes a look at a collection of interesting finds from the show's travels around Britain, from an antique tipstaff to a piece of Bernard Leach pottery.
1:00 Haati Grassroots Rugby
Join Haati Grassroots Rugby for a showcase of club rugby matches and homegrown stories from some of the 600 rugby clubs throughout New Zealand.
2:00 Mad About You
A protective Jamie shares her doubts with Paul when her neurotic sister Lisa decides to move in with her too-Perfect English boyfriend after a week of dating.
2:30 Escape to the Continent
A Doncaster couple are house hunting in the popular region of Alicante with 160,000. Along the way they investigate a stylish industry for which the region is internationally famous for.
3:30 Antiques Road Trip
Charles Hanson and Mark Stacey weave their way through Gloucestershire searching for treasure. They start in Stratford-upon-Avon and end at their penultimate auction in Wotton-under-Edge.
4:30 Rugby Nation
Tune in for Rugby Nation as we bring you highlights of the latest action from the weekend.

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.
7:00 Storage Wars: New York
In Amityville, Candy and Courtney do a little camera work of their own while looking for vintage. Later, Joe P works on his golf swing and has some antiques checked out.
7:30 Prime Planet: Coast Australia
On Gabo Island, Emma Johnston witnesses a secret method for growing unusual pearls in wild abalone. in Callala Bay, Tim Flannery uncovers the lifesaving properties of seaweeds.
8:30 Midsomer Murders
S19 Ep5. a young girl slips away from a Jane Austen weekend dressed in period attire, and is later found stabbed in the woods. DCI Barnaby and DS Winter to look back in time to find the killer.
10:30 60 Minutes
60 Minutes investigates San Francisco's leaning tower of lawsuits, the Millennium tower. Then, Steve Kroft sits down with an ex-British spy who leads a double life as a famous author.
11:30 English Premier League
Prime looks at the best bits of the week's English Premier League games, with highlights of England's top division football teams battling it out to be the champions.

12:30 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.
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