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Saturday Sep 21
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12:10 Call the Midwife
S7 E8 the team must rally to prepare for Sister Monica Joan's birthday. Meanwhile, the closing of a nearby maternity home brings an influx of expectant mothers to the Nonnatus midwives.
1:25 Coast v Country
Katrina and Nigel are keen to relocate to Cornwall after 27 years in London. Katrina has fond memories of being by the sea as a child, while Nigel's got his heart set on long country walks.
2:25 Ginos Italian Coastal Escape
Gino travels to the home of water buffalo mozzarella and massages the majestic beasts that produce the cheese. He also takes a trip to the ancient ruins in Paestum and makes fusilli pasta by hand.
3:00 RWC 2019 Japan v Russia Replay
Replay of yesterday's opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup as the hosts Japan take on Russia from the Tokyo Stadium in Tokyo.
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 Extreme Cake Makers
Satisfy your sweet-tooth with elaborate cake-Making! This week, Michelle creates a glowing Jellyfish cake for the "Tide of Lights" Festival and Nastassja has a floral surprise for a birthday party.
7:30 Masterchef Australia
Secrets Week closes with the losing team facing a blindfolded taste test! the first five to guess incorrectly have a 60-Minute open pantry cook, but one last secret will ruffle some feathers!
8:00 Lotto
8:05 Masterchef Australia Continued
Secrets Week closes with the losing team facing a blindfolded taste test! the first five to guess incorrectly have a 60-Minute open pantry cook, but one last secret will ruffle some feathers!
8:45 The Story of Rugby
A Professional Game: Rugby exploded in popularity after Rupert Murdoch invested half a billion dollars and turned it professional. and the first truly global superstar was our very own Jonah Lomu!
9:45 RWC 2019 NZ v South Africa Delayed
Delayed coverage of the All Black's opening Pool B match against South Africa from Yokohama in Japan.

1:15 Blindspot
S4 E14 An active bomber forces the team to delve into a case from their past.
2:15 Coronation Street Catch-Up
Natalie plays a high stakes game with Nick. the factory protestors settle in for the night without realising that their lives are at risk.
4:20 Infomercials
5:30 The Key of David
6:00 Blue Planet
At the coast, two worlds collide. This is the story of how our Blue Planet's wildlife survives in this ever-changing world. It's a roller-coaster ride of heart-Stopping action and epic drama.
6:50 The Aussie Property Flippers
Just outside Surfers Paradise in Queensland, flipping brothers Darren and Sean attempt the largest, most expensive reno ever on this show; a massive budget of 465,000 dollars.
7:45 Tagata Pasifika
Tonga farewells its pro-Democracy hero; We meet Pasifika candidates in the Auckland, Porirua and Palmerston North local body elections.
8:10 Praise be
Join Chris Nichol on a journey of religious discovery, sharing hymns and worship songs from across New Zealand.
8:45 The Big Ward
Tonight on the Big Ward; Mel works through her frustrations, Will goes up while Liz goes down, and Lisa does her best to impress surgeon Richard Babor.
9:10 20/20
20/20 examines the B.T.K serial killer, a man who would ruthlessly murder over 20 individuals within a time-Span of three decades. Plus, his daughter joins Deborah Roberts for an exclusive interview.
10:00 Marae
Join Miriama and Scotty for the best news from the Māori community. Issues that matter and stories with heart.
10:30 Waka Huia
Beverly Manahi is a teacher from Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Hoani Waititi. from the kohanga in the 80s to the kura kaupapa movement, the journey of educating Maori children has been her lifetime passion.
11:00 Attitude
Last week we met the Fergusons, a family of five who communicate using NZSL. Here, we join the Fergusons on their trip of a lifetime attending the World Federation of the Deaf Congress ' in Paris.
11:30 Fair Go
We tackle a case involving contested campervans that has been on-going for three years, and a claim of missing mail! Plus, we introduce "Scambag" - Pippa's warning to us all of the latest scams.
11:55 Sunday
Matt Chisholm speaks with Richie McCaw and discusses how he's overcome personal struggle and pressures to acheive greatness. Plus, Tania Page interviews TEEKS on his year of massive music success.

12:55 Coast v Country
Tony and Sheila love Norfolk, and after years of visiting are finally taking the plunge and planning to move there. But will they choose to live by the sea or in the countryside?
1:55 The Story of Rugby
A Professional Game: Rugby exploded in popularity after Rupert Murdoch invested half a billion dollars and turned it professional. and the first truly global superstar was our very own Jonah Lomu!
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1:20 Car Crash TV
It's motoring gone mad as Car Crash TV unveils a new batch of driving disasters! Today, we'll dust off our cowboy boots and leather chaps as we get ready to play another round of Off Rodeo!
1:55 Renters
Tonight on Renters, it's party time in Dunedin; Pru takes up a renovation challenge in Christchurch; and a tree has to come down in Nelson.
2:25 Celebrity Treasure Island
Tonight, a new camp arises out of the ashes of the old - but can the celebs all forgive and forget? and with numbers on their side, ex-Mako team members begin hunting their Kahu survivors.

5:30 The Big Bang Theory
S11 E20 a brilliant, but reclusive scientist invites Sheldon to his cabin in the middle of nowhere, and Leonard, Howard and Raj go along for the trip.
6:30 Young Sheldon
S2 E6 Mary clashes with Sheldon's drama teacher over plans for a Halloween fundraiser for the church; Georgie falls for a rebellious teenage girl whom Sheldon is tutoring.
7:00 MOVIE: James & the Giant Peach
Based on the beloved Roald Dahl tale, this classic Disney film is ripe with adventure as James and his anthropomorphic bug friends embark on a journey to New York City! Starring Joanna Lumley.
8:35 MOVIE: The Shawshank Redemption
Considered one of the greatest films of all time! a man convicted of murder in the 1940s must learn to get by in the brutal, cutthroat confines of prison life. Starring Tim Robbins & Morgan Freeman.
11:25 MOVIE: Jupiter Ascending
From the visionary directors behind "The Matrix" series - a woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and fights to protect Earth from evil forces. Starring Mila Kunis.

1:55 MOVIE: Homefront
Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder and Kate Bosworth star in this action-Packed thriller about how far one man will go to protect his family from a psychotic drug lord.
3:35 The Bachelor
In this special episode, Arie must bravely face the women he has rejected - and the sparks are sure to fly when the women reveal all!
5:05 Fresh
Fresh presents: Know Your Roots! a fun reality game show that requires the knowledge of the Pacific and the skills of our ancestors! Will our contestants handle the heat of the first challenge?
5:30 Masterstroke
Masterstroke is a documentary series investigating some of the most famous and interesting religious art in history. Each program explores the stories behind both the paintings and the artists.
6:00 Paw Patrol
No job is too big, and no pup too small! a tech-Savvy boy named Ryder, and his lovable team of six rescue dogs are up for the challenge, protecting their community one paw at a time!
6:25 Thomas & Friends
The Fat Controller sends Thomas to the docks to collect a very important Christmas parcel.
6:35 Puppy Dog Pals
After Bingo and Rolly argue with each other, Rolly moves away to a pig pen. Bob gets a girlfriend named Mona, then Bingo, Rolly, and Hissy go to stop him from marrying her.
7:00 Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
A single dad has his hands full raising six rambunctious chipmunks in this animated comedy. Join Alvin, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes for a little singing and a lot of shenanigans!
7:10 Chuggington: Little Trainees
Choo choo! Catch a ride with Wilson, Koko and Brewster, the newest members of Chuggington crew. Along the track you'll visit the countryside, have fun, and learn new things!
7:15 Kitty is not a Cat
An intergalactic funky feline from the Nazz's musical past shows up on the doorstep and asks him to come back on tour with him.
7:35 Disney Andi Mack
S2 E23 Ham reveals surprising news to Andi and Bex. Jonah tries out for a regional league Ultimate team.
8:00 What Now?
What Now is back with more gunge, foam, games and fun than ever! Made with the support of NZ on Air.
10:00 Shortland Street
Angel tries to work miracles. Shereez battles Drew. TK goes too far in his pursuit of justice.

12:00 The Bachelor
Only three women remain & Arie whisks them all away to Peru! as Arie goes on one date after the other, the romance increases and the feelings deepen - but will this make his final decision any easier?
1:40 The Real ONeals
Double Episode S2 E10, E11: Kenny comes up with a plan to tell his parents that he and Brett are a couple. Meanwhile, Jimmy's SAT score is remarkably great for Jimmy - but is it real?
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12:30 Married at First Sight NZ (Omnibus)
New Episode. our couples are whisked away to paradise for the ultimate honeymoon. as the couples face their fears and battle insecurities, will they be able to stay true to their wedding vows? S3 Ep4
4:00 Megamind
The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life. (2010)

6:00 Newshub Live
Newshub Live at 6pm presents comprehensive coverage of global and local news.
7:00 America's Got Talent
Double Episode. Seven acts advance to the semi-Final round. Grace VanderWaal, the Season 11 winner, performs. S14 Ep12
9:30 MOVIE: You, Me and Dupree
Molly and Carl are just-Married and are starting their life together. But there's a hitch in their perfectly constructed world: Dupree, a friend who just lost his job and needs a place to stay. (2006)
11:35 Mistress America
Comedy in which a lonely and disappointed college freshman ends up being pulled into the wacky schemes of her future stepsister in an attempt to cure her negativity.

1:30 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 104
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 Life TV 104
8:30 Turning Point with David Jeremiah
9:00 Andy and Ben Eat the World
Premiere. Andy and Ben begin their quest in Mexico as they tour the culinary scene. Watch them visit a Mexico City night-Time taco stall. S1 Ep1
9:25 Tasty Conversations
Watch Audra Morrice's journey of discovery as she experiments with unconventional flavours, changes a dish's structure and gives every meal a backstory.
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 Simon Shepherd and Emma Jolliff, Newshub Nation is an in-Depth weekly current affairs show focusing on the major players and forces that shape New Zealand.
11:00 Tasty Conversations
Watch Audra Morrice's journey of discovery as she experiments with unconventional flavours, changes a dish's structure and gives every meal a backstory.
11:10 Caught on Dashcam
Caught on Dashcam showcases dramatic dashcam footage and near-Misses.
11:55 Entertainment Tonight Weekend
ET covers entertainment news stories on celebrities, film, television, music, fashion, award shows and special events in a trend-setting, ground-Breaking format.

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 Titans RX 7
A series of short qualification races of 5 equally fast drivers. Signature elements are 35% gravel, a jump and lots of door to door battles between world class drivers.
2:00 Dtm 9
The 33rd year of the international touring car series, providing a spectacular and captivating race experience made up of powerful cars, passionate people and adrenaline-Fuelled competition.
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1:00 Haati Grassroots Rugby
Haati Grassroots Rugby follows Club Rugby Teams across Aotearoa, with a focus on Māori Teams.
2:00 Secondary Schools Basketball Champs 2018
Coverage of the 2018 Secondary Schools Basketball Nationals.
3:00 The Pits TV
Speedway racing from tracks around New Zealand - covering multiple classes.
4:00 Marae
A bilingual current affairs show with a unique Māori world view for all New Zealanders.
4:30 He Kākano
Gardening enthusiast and super seed saver, Jade Temepara will explore the health benefits of growing fresh organic produce from scratch with easy to adopt, practical examples.
5:00 Fresh
Fresh features incredibly talented local Pacific Islanders that contribute towards putting the Pacific on the map.

5:30 He Pou Tangata
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive kōrero from around the motu. Today: He Pou Tangata. (RP)
6:00 Ngā Uri O Te Tairawhiti
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive kōrero from around the motu. Today: Ngā Uri o Te Tairawhiti.
6:30 Te - Māori News
Te - 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 communities, Te Māori.
7:00 The Reef 2 - High Tide
PI can fight a shark, sink a squid or batter any random predator that ever threatens his friends and neighbours on the reef; but being the only hero in town can take its toll. (2012)
8:40 The Bicycle Thief
A Hollywood classic set in Post-WWII Italy. a working class man's bicycle is stolen so he and his son set out to find it. Stars Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola and Lianella Carell. (1948) (RP)
10:10 Te - Māori News
Te - 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 communities, Te Māori.
10:40 Whare Puoro
A creative music series showcasing artists promoting the Māori language.
11:10 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.com for more inf

6:30 Te - Māori News
Te - 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 communities, Te Māori.
7:00 Tamariki Haka
Today we head back to Te Wharekura o Ngāti Rongomai. on te Wāhanga o Atareta we catch up with Hamiora Renata male leader for Ngā Taiātea Wharekura.
7:10 Pūkoro
Join Tama, Hine, Pepi and the Pūkoro crew, as they sing, act, dance, and explore their way through the universe.
7:40 Kāinga Whakapaipai
Join Ratema and Makurata on an action-packed journey of self-Discovery, learning new techniques and practises to fulfil their daily household chores.
7:50 ASB Polyfest 2017
Highlights from the 2017 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 9000 performers and 80,000 spectators.
8:20 Huritua
Huritua is a bite sized DIY guide to every topic relevant to young people.
8:30 2019 Waka Ama Sprints National
Extensive coverage of the 2019 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals from Lake Karapiro including behind the scenes stories and profiles.
9:00 Marae Kai Masters
A cooking show that has competitors' cook-Off to win prizes for their Marae.
10:00 Sidewalk Karaoke
Series 3: Te Hāmua and Luke Bird hit the streets of Aotearoa in search of karaoke talent who have what it takes to win cold hard cash.
10:30 Tangaroa with Pio
Pio Terei explores the domain of Tangaroa in fun-Filled fishing expeditions around Aotearoa.
11:00 Game of Bros
Today the bros are on fire as they are challenged to find the fire in their puku to move onto the grand finale.
11:30 Off the Grid with Pio
Pio Terei sets off to investigate the lives of those living off-the-Grid. Today, Pio learns more about earth homes, and harvesting & hunting sustainability.

12:00 Shear Bro
Follow the characterful Paewai-Mullins whānau through the highs and lows of Main Shear, the busiest and most drama-Filled months in the shearing world.
12:30 Ivf Va'a World Sprints 2018
Exclusive coverage of the IVF Va'a World Championships 2018 held in Tahiti.
1:00 2019 Bunnings Junior Touch Champs
Witness the best young teams in Aotearoa drawn together in Rotorua for an action packed three days of intense competition.
2:00 The Reef 2 - High Tide
PI can fight a shark, sink a squid or batter any random predator that ever threatens his friends and neighbours on the reef; but being the only hero in town can take its toll. (2012) (RP)
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1:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Radio DJs Janice Long and Ken Bruce swap the radio studio for the TV screen as they embark on this road trip around Oxfordshire with antiques experts Christina Trevanion and Paul Laidlaw.
2:00 Pawn Stars
The Pawn Stars start a cola war when a 1950s Pepsi Machine pops into the shop. Later, the guys challenge each other to a high stakes game of mini-Golf.
2:30 National Top 4 Co-Ed Rugby Final
Tune into Prime for replay coverage of top school teams going head-to-Head in the final at the Institute of Rugby in Palmerston North.
4:25 In My Shed
In My Shed
4:30 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.
5:00 Tradezone Addicted to Fishing
Nicky is out of action after surgery, so stand-In hosts Helen and Amanda head to Houhora to target one of Nicky's favourite eating fish, the John Dory.

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 Antiques Roadshow
Fiona Bruce and the experts are in Belfast where the walking stick of Lord Haw-Haw, the traitor executed for helping the Nazis during the Second World War, comes to light.
7:00 Mighty Machines
Harry and Cobey put the new Isuzu D-Max to the test. Then, Cobey joins a bunch of quirky Queenslanders to do strange things with a 650hp super-Charged V8 cement mixer!
7:30 Mayday Air Disaster: The Accident Files
The Accident Files: An explosion above the Sinai Desert and an airliner blown out of Ukrainian airspace; in the heat of war, even civilian planes can inadvertently become targets.
8:30 Silent Witness
S22 Ep7. An incident brings back painful memories for Jack. as a member of the victim's family seeks justice, forensic evidence suggests a Northern Irish terror group is involved.
10:40 The Halcyon
S1 Ep4. War draws closer and Joe is offered the opportunity of a lifetime. Betsey's mother comes for a surprise stay, and Freddie experiences the realities of the skies for the first time.
11:45 SAS: Who Dares Wins
Abduction, stress, loud noise and intense interrogation are part of the psychologically demanding final test. Will anyone have what it takes to succeed in the Special Forces?

12:45 Overnight
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 Music and the Spoken Word
Religious Programme
7:00 Nella the Princess Knight
Join Princess Nella and her friends as she overcomes challenges in her kingdom of Castlehaven not just with her sword and bow, but also with her compassion, kindness, and cooperative nature.
7:25 The Greats
Yuri Gagarin
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.
11:55 The Greats
Franklin D Roosevelt

12:00 Ready for Take Off
The wrong paperwork and a missing passport at London's Heathrow Airport threatens to keep a family grounded. Then it's action stations in Sydney as a medical distress call comes in.
1:00 Mainfreight Rugby
Tune in to catch the best in grassroots footy showcase their skills and ability in the Heartland Championship.
2:00 Mad About You
Jamie teaches her Valentine, Paul, that their love for each other can survive even the worst case of bad karma.
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