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Wednesday Aug 12
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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
Join Hilary Barry, Jeremy Wells and the team for a fresh perspective on today's stories.
7:30 Towies
PG This week, a B-Double carrying avocados has rolled over on the Bruce in Central Queensland, and Spoony leads an army of Towies who not only have to try and salvage the truck, but its cargo as well!
8:00 Motorbike Cops
PG the Motorbike Cops are an elite group of officers working the roads and expressways in and around Sydney. Highly trained specialists on motorcycles, their job is to keep the streets safe!
8:20 Lotto
8:25 Motorbike Cops Continued
PG the Motorbike Cops are an elite group of officers working the roads and expressways in and around Sydney. Highly trained specialists on motorcycles, their job is to keep the streets safe!
8:35 Gordon Ramsay's 24hrs to Hell and Back
16-L / New Season: Gordon Ramsay travels to struggling restaurants, bringing them back from the brink of disaster in just 24 hours! Tonight, Gordon revamps Lowery's Seafood, where two brothers are at odds.
9:30 Coronation Street 2020
PG Tim remains in shock as the realisation that his whole life has been based on a tissue of lies sinks in. Meanwhile, Sarah corners Gary and points out that she hasn't dobbed him into the police.
10:00 The Posh Frock Shop
Blonde bombshell Elle is looking for a wedding dress fit for the red carpet; Mother of the bride Jenny enlists the help of some very opinionated friends; the heat is on for Craig.
10:30 1 News Tonight
Join the 1 News team as they wrap up the day's latest developments, both here and abroad.
11:00 Manifest
M / S1 E5 Stories unfold for those left behind in the aftermath of Flight 828's disappearance. Meanwhile, in the present, Cal takes Ben on a mysterious adventure.

12:40 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.
1:05 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.
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5:05 The Simpsons
S24 E4 When Grampa escapes from his retirement home, Homer and Marge frantically try to track him down following clues that reveal secrets from Grampa's past.
5:35 The Big Bang Theory
PG S9 E7 Wil Wheaton interviews Sheldon for a Star Trek documentary where he reveals his plan to propose to Amy. Meanwhile, Bernadette and Howard discuss starting a family.
6:00 Neighbours
Dipi makes a decision about her relationship; Yashvi's matchmaking hits a major snag; Ned gets a strange request.
6:30 Home and Away
Info at Tane lets Mac down; Bella and Nikau's date night is ruined; Willow and Amber have a wild night out.
7:00 Shortland Street
PG Follow the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand's favourite drama series! Tonight: Drew backs himself; Tess hardens her heart; Boyd suspects Zara is hiding something.
7:30 Masterchef Australia: Back to Win
Contestants must create a vegan dish using at least one ingredient from the mystery box set by vegan chef Shannon Martinez. the top four dishes will cook off in the next immunity challenge.
8:40 Wentworth
16-LC / Young British 'Wikileaker', Judy Bryant, is remanded to Wentworth facing charges of stealing secrets from the Australian government. is she a hero of the people, or an enemy of the state?
9:40 Paranormal Caught on Camera
M / New Season: This week, a figure is spotted in a desolate graveyard, a Hong Kong family is perplexed by a radiating light in the evening sky, and a couple opens their arms to all things otherworldly.
10:40 Two and a Half Men
M / S7 E18 Charlie has a return engagement with Chelsea's best friend, while Alan has an unexpected effect on a new female patient. Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Gallactica) returns as Chelsea's best friend.
11:05 Mom
PG S6 E18 When Christy gets sick, Bonnie is consumed with an overwhelming urge to mother her.
11:35 Killing Eve
16-V / New Season: Eve attempts to rebuild her life after being left for dead. Believing she killed Eve, Villanelle begins to move on... until she is approached by an old foe offering her a new opportunity.

12:25 Hell's Kitchen USA
16-L / the chefs serve lunch to a room full of Marines, preparing dishes that represent the air, the land and the sea; a dramatic dinner service ends with a contestant walk-Out.
1:15 Shortland Street
PG Follow the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand's favourite drama series! Tonight: Drew backs himself; Tess hardens her heart; Boyd suspects Zara is hiding something.
1:40 Infomercials
2:40 Less Than Perfect
S4 E2 Claude agrees to work for Lydia, but only on her terms. Meanwhile, Owen and Karl freak out when Ramona gets a call that may mean she has to quit.
4:40 Emmerdale
PG Lydia hears a shocking admission. Sam fears the consequences. Chas conspires with Liv.
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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
The Project combines news and entertainment to provide audiences with an intelligent, informative and engaging mix of the stories that matter.
7:30 All New Bondi Rescue
PG-C New Episode. Thousands flock Bondi admist Coronavirus and the State Police Minister must bar people from the beach - the first time since World War 2. S15 Ep10
8:00 Bondi Rescue
Snoop Dogg performs at Bondi's New Year's celebrations. Lifeguards arrive at 5am and are immediately rescuing people. S7 Ep2
8:30 Emergency
M-LC / Premiere. New Episode. Doctors face a dangerous situation with an aggressive stabbing victim, and race to save two young men caught in very different accidents. S1 Ep1
9:30 All New Hawaii Five-O
M-VC / New Episode.Thanksgiving brings Grover's family to Oahu for a visit and the Five- investigate a thief who is crushed to death by an empty safe. S9 Ep8
10:25 Newshub Late
Newshub Late is a late-Night mix of news, entertainment and pop culture.
10:55 SVU: Special Victims Unit
16-C / a teenager disappears after schoolmates make her the subject of a vicious cyber-Bullying attack. S19 Ep4
11:55 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.
5:30 Waiata Mai
Artists from around Aotearoa share stories with tamariki. (RP)
5:40 Te Nūtube
A series about two very opinionated, very loud, very clever, but most of all, very Māori cousins Atareta and Te Haakura.
5:50 Zoomoo
Join Flash, DJ Monkey, Ninja Gorilla & their friends as they explore the animal world in ways that are entertaining, interactive and enriching.
6:00 Kai Safari
This week, Sonia and Russell are on the east coast, in Tokomaru Bay. the duo feast on pāua pie, and Sonia experiences her first taste of a Tokomaru Bay favourite... Kānga Kōpiro.
6:30 Te Mārama
Te Mārama - 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...
7:30 The Casketeers
PG Nona farewells a close family member & the youngest daughter of ten organises her fathers funeral. Meanwhile, Francis goes to great lengths to tidy the messiest office, in his opinion.
8:00 Ahikāroa
M / Hemi and Tipene butt heads, and Chantelle sympathises. Kid goes on a date and Dylan throws a Te Pā-Rty!
8:30 Artefact
Presented by Dame Anne Salmond as she focuses on powerful stories about artefacts.
9:30 Taringa
A weekly, bilingual podcast to invigorate, inspire and normalise the use of te reo Māori.
10:00 Snr Kapa Haka Regionals 2020
Exclusive coverage from the Tāmaki Makaurau Senior Kapa Haka Regionals 2020 at the Aotea Centre.
10:30 #whiuatepātai
PG #whiuatepātai is unafraid to ask the tough questions in this 20-Episode fluent series. 27 speakers are in the hot seat.
11:00 Whakatauk
Rahui Papa discusses Māori proverbs with tribal authorities on the subject & language experts brainstorm about the benefits of these proverbs. (RP)
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
An educational show for kohanga reo tamariki focusing on the Māori vowel sounds, noun usage and the spelling of base words in the Māori language.
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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 Skyspeed
Catch all the latest racing news, both local and international.
6:30 Storage Hunters
PG-L Still in Hawaii, Sean takes the bidders deep into the island to hidden storage bunkers. Conflict arises between the locals and Sean's usuals, but who will be victorious?
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 Tough as Nails
PG the crew competes in a series of challenges at a junk yard, where they must take apart a car and retrieve auto parts. the last two standing battle it out in an exhausting overtime challenge!
8:30 Living with Tourette's
16-VLC / for those living with Tourette syndrome simple tasks can seem almost impossible. Follow five Kiwis with this genetic disorder as they take us on their inspiring, yet sometimes amusing, journeys.
9:30 Honey Wars
PG the Ministry for Primary Industries announces a new definition for Manuka honey which could have a catastrophic effect on Rob and Lon's business. Meanwhile, Miki and Twyla go house hunting.
10:00 Weediquette
16-C / Marijuana legalisation is putting more stoned drivers on the road, but how dangerous is it really? Krishna gets behind the wheel in Washington to find out.
10:30 Pacific Brothers
Samoan-Born actor and comedian Oscar Kightley hosts a show with a uniquely Pasifika take on our nation's sport.
11:35 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.

12:35 Closedown
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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