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Sunday Jan 17
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3:05 Infomercials
5:30 Leading the Way with Dr. Michael Youssef
6:00 Karena & Kasey's Kitchen Diplomacy
Karena and Kasey travel Argentina, discovering an eclectic mix of European influences, and meat - lots of it! They sample some of the best beef in the country; then attempt to impress local foodies.
6:25 Building Giants
Follow the race to build the world's next generation of engineering wonders! Today, go behind the scenes with the team building the world's most advanced sports arena.
7:15 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.
7:40 Praise be
Chris Nichol presents a special programme of New Zealand written hymns and worship songs.
8:15 Kate vs Meghan: Princesses at War
With a reported royal rift between Kate and Meghan, we tell the story of Meghan's rocky entry into the royal family and reveal the truth behind the rumours with archives and expert interviews.
9:00 Meat the Family
PG Dawn, John and the boys have fallen in love with pigs Reenie and Pauline. is vegetarianism a lifestyle choice they can make to save their pets? Plus, two lambs join a London family.
9:55 Indigenous 100
Julian Wilcox goes one-on-One with indigenous thought leaders from around the world to explore what success looks like for indigenous people.
10:25 Waka Huia Summer Series
Final of the Summer Series of Waka Huia, an iconic archival documentary series recording the unique stories and histories of Maori for all New Zealanders.
10:55 Serengeti
Ground-Breaking new series telling the intimate stories of animal families inhabiting Serengeti's magnificent Pride Lands. Tonight, as things start to dry out, competition hots up between families.
11:55 Paramedics
PG-C Australia's ambulance crews race to save lives! Mark is called to a volatile emergency as a man leaps from a moving car and goes on a rampage. Plus, flight paramedic Ray races to a camping trip SOS.

12:55 Around the World By Train
Sir Tony Robinson is taking a journey around the globe by train! Today, he starts in San Francisco before jumping aboard the famous California Zephyr bound for Denver, Colorado.
2:00 Big Race Day
Join Toni Street and Scotty Stevenson as they gear up for live coverage of the PRADA Cup race from the Auckland's Viaduct.
3:00 America's Cup - Prada Cup
The PRADA Cup in Auckland will decide the Challenger of the 36th America's Cup. Tune in to the live action as we find out who will take on Emirates Team New Zealand in March!
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! Hosted by Bradley Walsh.

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 A Perfect Planet
S1 E2 Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, a Perfect Planet is a unique fusion of blue-Chip natural history and earth science that explains how our living planet operates. Tonight is all about the sun.
8:15 The Celebrity Chase
The Chase is back on - but this time, it's British celebrities who are taking on the finest quiz brains in Britain!
9:15 Life
M / S1 E2 British drama set in the same universe as Doctor Foster. Tonight, Gail's loyalty to Henry is tested, Andy faces a decision about his new baby & David is disturbed by a hint about Kelly's past.
10:30 Surviving Jeffrey Epstein
16-SC / Part 2 of 4. Five survivors untangle the complex and insidious sex trafficking scheme that ensnared them as trusting young women pursuing their dreams.
11:35 Prada America's Cup Highlights
Watch highlights of the latest America's Cup coverage.

12:05 Manhunt: Catch Me If You Can
M-L / a tactical unit from Kent Police are dedicated to hunting suspects on the run! the team are on the trail of a fraudster who has breached his probation, and a drug user who has stolen a firearm.
1:05 Infomercials
6:00 Breakfast
Back for 2021! Start your day off right with John Campbell, Jenny-May Clarkson and the Breakfast team, bringing you the latest in news, sports and weather.
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2:50 My Wife and Kids
Claire teaches Michael a lesson for jumping to conclusions, and Junior accidentally gives Kady his dog's medicine.
4:20 2 Overnight
4:40 Wife Swap NZ
PG Two families with profound religious and ecological beliefs swap wives for one week. They're utterly different in every way, but is there any centre ground?
5:30 Masterstroke
6:00 Blaze and the Monster Machines
AJ, an eight-year-Old boy, and his monster truck Blaze are the best racing team in Axle City. They embark on various adventures together and try to solve problems related to science and maths.
6:20 Takaro Tribe
Come join the Takaro Tribe as they sing and dance their way through their magical alphabet forest, meeting friends and whanau and learning as they go.
6:30 Ducktales
Stuck on a precarious peak, the kids secretly search the plane for the final clue about Della's mysterious disappearance.
6:55 Powerpuff Girls
A classy queen of etiquette makes the Utoniums question their superhero way of life.
7:05 My Little Pony
The School of Friendship is starting a buckball team and Rainbow Dash has to come to terms with the fact that she won't be coaching the team.
7:25 Bunnicula
Mina builds a vegetable monster for her science project, but when a blast of static electricity brings the creature to life, Bunnicula instantly falls for her charms.
7:45 The Bureau of Magical Things
Peter threatens to publish his footage of Maxwell's Bookshop online if Kyra doesn't take him to the Library and explain the secret magical world.
9:50 Shortland Street
PG-VLC NZ's favourite drama returns for 2021 with a special one-Hour episode! is this the end for Chris Warner? Plus, Desi's a danger to society, Frank is a suspect, and Boyd is a father on a mission.

12:15 MOVIE: Hairspray
PG Dance-Loving teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. Starring Nikki Blonsky, John Travolta and Zac Efron. (2007)
2:35 MOVIE: Batman & Robin
PG-V Batman and Robin try to prevent the evil pair of Mr Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing the town. Starring George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Uma Thurman. (1997)
5:05 The Simpsons
S30 E14 on Marc Maron's podcast, Krusty reveals the story of his past movie project, the Sands of Space. Hearing the podcast, Bart and Lisa learn their parents were production assistants on the movie.

6:05 The Cube
In this uniquely innovative game show, seven simple challenges are the only thing standing between contestants and a big cash prize... But it's not so easy once they're inside the high-Pressure Cube.
7:00 MOVIE: Alice Through the Looking Glass
PG in this fantastic fantasy sequel, Alice returns to the world of Wonderland & travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Starring Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway & Helena Bonham Carter. (2016)
9:10 MOVIE: Clash of the Titans
M-V / Sam Worthington & Liam Neeson star in this spectacular action adventure. Perseus, mortal son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering the Earth & the heavens. (2010)
11:20 MOVIE: The Conjuring
16-V / Based on a true story, paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren help a family terrorised by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Starring Vera Farmiga. (2013)

1:30 Last Dad Standing
Jordan Watson (How to Dad) & Melanie Bracewell host as Kiwi fathers try to make other dads laugh, & their weapon of choice - dad jokes! Tonight, Ben Barrington vs Clint Roberts.
1:55 My Wife and Kids
Junior surprises everyone when he decides to sell his car to raise money for his new baby. Meanwhile, Franklin seeks advice from Michael on how to act more like a normal kid.
3:25 2 Overnight
4:00 Infomercials
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1:15 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
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6:00 Life TV 266
Life TV 266
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
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8:00 Life TV 266
Life TV 266
8:30 Turning Point with David Jeremiah
Turning Point with David Jeremiah
9:00 R & R
What can we learn from our past to secure our future? Guests Dan Hikuroa & Te Hamua Nikora. S1 Ep19
9:25 Better Homes and Gardens
Improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas. S24 Ep21
10:35 The Ultimate Rush
New Episode. Amber Wyatt is your unassuming, adrenaline-Seeking host, scouring the world for the ultimate thrills on wheels, water and really anything she can find. S2 Ep4
11:00 Islands in Time
Final. the islands between Asia and Australia are biologically rich due to the time they have remained in the tropics and the power of the earth, sun and moon. S1 Ep3
11:55 Mega Pit Stops
You know what a Formula 1 pit stop is, but pit stops for planes, trains and ships are a different playing field. This is a behind the scenes look at these huge endeavours. S1 Ep5

1:00 CRC Motorsport
Shaun Summerfield hosts CRC Motorsport, New Zealand's most popular motorsport show presenting motorsport action from New Zealand and around the world free to air on Three.
1:01 FIM Speedway Grand Prix
Tthe FIM World Speedway Championship follows the world's best Speedway Riders from all over the world as they fight to be crowned World Champion. Round 3: Gorzow
1:55 FIA World Rallycross Championship
The FIA World RX is head-to-head racing on mixed surfaces. the RX supercars accelerate from 0-60mph in less than two seconds - faster than an F1. Round 3: Finland
2:50 Suzuki Summer Series
For any red blooded motorcycle fan in New Zealand there is only one place to be on Boxing Day in NZ and that is the infamous Cemetery Circuit in Wanganui. Round 3
3:55 Western Springs Speedway
We are very excited for the new era of Speedway at Western Springs to race off with the new speedway promoters! Don't miss all the action right here on Three. Ep5
4:55 The ITM Fishing Show Classics
PG-C the best of the ITM Fishing Show has been selected to bring you the ITM Fishing Show Classics! Fishing action from NZ and the world's hottest fishing spots.
5:25 Fish of the Day
Clarke Gayford learns more about Auckland's Hauraki Gulf and the delicate ecosystem that so many businesses and marine life all rely on for survival. S3 Ep5

6:00 Newshub Live
Newshub Live at 6pm presents comprehensive coverage of global and local news.
7:00 The Block Australia
PG New Episode. It's judgement day for the team's hallways, powder rooms, laundries and stairwells. Who will take home the $10,000 cash? S16 Ep36
8:30 MOVIE: Into the Storm
M-LC / in the span of just a few hours, the city of Silverton is ravaged by an onslaught of the most furious twisters they've ever seen. Starring Sarah Wayne Callies. (2014)
10:20 The Rookie
M-VC / An emergency alert of an impending missile attack sends Los Angeles into chaos and uncertainty, while the officers each try to deal with their own disasters. S2 Ep6
11:15 Hawaii Five-O
M-VC / McGarrett joins Junior and his SEAL Team on a high risk covert mission to capture an elusive target who is holding his mentor hostage. S8 Ep24

12:10 Infomercials
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.
11:40 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...
6:30 Waiata Mai
Our four loveable puppet baby birds in Te Wao Nui o Tāne have gathered in the forest to learn and play. What waiata will we sing today?
6:40 Kia Mau
A fun sing-along instructional multi-Platform Māori Performing Arts series for the tamariki.
6:50 Pōtae Pai
Join Krystal-Lee as she shows us how to do fun-Filled arts and crafts for kids.
7:00 Darwin + Newts
An animated series for tamariki nohinohi who love to figure out how things work.
7:10 Tamariki Haka
Tamariki Haka is about our kids seeing themselves on TV and sharing their stories about why their kapa is awesome.
7:20 Pūkoro
Join Tama, Hine, Pepi and the Pūkoro crew, as they sing, act, dance, and explore their way through the universe. (RP)
7:50 ASB Polyfest 2018
Highlights from the 2019 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 12,000 performers and 100,000 spectators. (FINAL)
8:20 Pūrākau
Today's pūrākau is about the heroine Wairaka and the events around how Whakatāne township was named.
8:30 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.
9:30 Hahana
Tall Black Brooke Ruscoe has 5 tips to be a professional basketballer. NRL Eels star Kenny Edwards tries to win the babysitters role. AUT students give us a taste of a Māori world with...
10:00 Tribe
Music video series jam-Packed with local and international videos that that will get your party started. (FINAL)
10:30 Ride or Die
Tonight, the participants are in Napier to get a feel for the Iron Māori event, where they are hit by the magnitude of the course.
11:00 Taringa
A weekly, bilingual podcast to invigorate, inspire and normalise the use of te reo Māori.

12:00 Life of Kai
Nowhere has a fish and chip shop quite like FUSH. Owners, Anton Matthews, his wife Jess and sister Māia have given the classic fish and chip shop a kick up the backside
12:30 Funny Whare - Gamesnight
PG Stacey Morrison hosts this bilingual game show.
1:00 2019 Bunnings Jnr National Touch Champs
Coverage of the Bunnings 2019 Touch National Championships held in Rotorua.
1:50 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl
PG a young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet. Starring: George Lopez, Taylor Lautner & Kristin Davis. (2005) (RP)
3:30 Pio Terei Tonight
PG Pio Terei Tonight is a new talk show. Celebrities, singers, newsmakers, and high profile leaders will share their ideas & views with Pio who will add some of his usual magic along the way.
4:30 It's in the Bag
Stacey Morrison and Pio Terei hit the road for this iconic New Zealand game show.
5:00 Te Toa
Creates discussion around the latest sports news from a Māori perspective. Breaking down what you need to know about our Māori athletes.

6:00 Waka Huia 2020
Waka Huia is an iconic archival documentary series recording the unique stories and histories of Māori for all New Zealanders.
6:30 He Aha to Say
Blind eel, rotten corn, and why gardens should be resurrected throughout Ngati Porou.
7:30 India's Forgotten People
India's proud but forgotten Gadia Lohar community went from being highly respected to one of the country's most poverty-Stricken and living on the margins of Indian society (2020)
8:30 Capharnaum
M / (M) After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-Old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him. (2018)
10:40 A Tātou Kōrero Hoki Rā
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive kōrero from around the motu. Tonight: a Tatou Kōrero Hoki Rā
11:10 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.
11:40 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
An educational show for kōhanga reo tamariki focusing on the Māori vowel sounds, noun usage and the spelling of base words in the Māori language.
PRIMEch 10
12:25 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 for details.
6:00 Music and the Spoken Word
Religious Programme
6:30 Believe it or not
Round 3. Sky, in partnership with quiz masters Believe it or Not, has launched a quiz show. If you think you can stump other sports fans, drop us a quiz question on
7:30 Hour of Power
PG-C Religious Programme.
8:30 Beyond Today
Religious Programme.
9:00 Impact for Life
PG-C Religious Programme.
9:30 Life TV
PG-C Religious Programme.
10:00 100 Day Renovation
After a long delay, the renovations finally begin. However, a phone call from the council throws a spanner in the works. S1 Ep2
11:00 Nxt
PG-V NXT delivers full-throttle, high-octane in-Ring competition. It's a revolution combining innovative styles and unapologetic egos. This is a place where excitement thrives, and boundaries are pushed.

12:00 All New Traffic Cops
PG-VC a group of stoned burglars discover they can't outrun the cops with just a quad bike, a high speed chase ends in tears, and in the woods of Yorkshire teams track down potentially armed suspects.
1:00 World's Wildest Flights
PG-C Uncover the story of a deaf traveller's terrifying experience when a New York plane crashes. Plus, passengers are angry when they are forced to pay for their own petrol to get home from India.
2:00 Russia from Above
Get an unprecedented bird's eye view of the vastness of Russia with this new documentary series. Starting over the 200km wide Volga delta, travel to the summit of Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains.
3:00 ITM Fishing Classics
PG-C Matt and the team get up close and personal with the amazing Alaskan wildlife. After watching the infamous Alaskan bears catching salmon, Matt jumps in the stream to try and catch one himself.
3:30 Pawn Stars
PG Press play with the Pawn Stars as Chumlee checks out a gold video game cartridge from the 1990 Nintendo World Championships, and Rick and Old Man eye a set of keys to Al Capone's jail cell.
4:00 Call the Cleaners
PG-C Yvonne and Angela help an artist whose house is overrun with clutter. Later, Maxine and Jasmine face a battle with cat hair and fly poo in Clacton when they clean a house with 16 pets. S1 Ep5
4:30 Decades in Colour
PG the 1970s are brought alive through the collective memory of ordinary Kiwis and their accounts of a country 'poking its head out of the sand' and recognising its own identity.

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 The Great Escapers
A British-Run charter boat business in Mallorca has a very important guest on board. the owners of a new Spanish restaurant reflect on their first season. S3 Ep10
7:00 Pawn Stars
PG Rick takes a swing at buying a Boston Red Sox World Series ring. Can he make the deal, or will he strike out? S19 Ep29
7:30 Outback Opal Hunters
PG-L the season is almost up. to reach their target Col's crew take one last gamble opal spotting from the air, and the Rookies strike it lucky.
8:30 Massive Engineering Mistakes
PG-C Why did America's first space station fall to Earth five years early? An ancient Italian village is sliding down a mountainside, and in London, a skyscraper threatens to blow people off their feet.
9:30 Macgyver
M-VC / MacGyver and Riley must find a way to drive a tanker filled with liquid oxygen through a region occupied by rebels, and deliver it to a children's hospital before they run out. S3 Ep4
10:30 Smackdown
PG-V WWE SmackDown is an edge-of-your-Seat thrill ride for the entire family, featuring compelling characters and unmatched athleticism 52 weeks a year.
11:30 Ambulance
16-C / a day shift with paramedic crews brings a spike in mental health cases. S3 Ep4

12:40 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 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?
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