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Thursday Dec 12
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TV ONEch 1
12:10 Queen Sugar
S3 E7 Violet celebrates her 60th birthday at Ralph Angel's house, where Hollywood's mother reveals some concerns. Plus, the Bordelon family are in for some shocking news.
1:10 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.
1:35 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.
6:00 Breakfast
Start your day off right with Hayley Holt, John Campbell 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. Today she is joined by Eddie Murphy.
10:00 Tipping Point
Fantastic quiz show in which four players take on a machine in the hope of winning its £10,000 jackpot. Only one can win!
11:00 The Celebrity Chase
One Chaser is all that stands between TV Presenter Matt Allwright, singer Stacey Soloman, newsreader Louise Minchin and actor Keith Allen winning thousands of pounds for their chosen charities.

12:00 1 News at Midday
12:30 Emmerdale
Aaron reassures Diane and Leyla confronts David. Meanwhile, the situation for Rhona and Pete become strained.
1:00 Coronation Street Catchup 2019
Robert forces his way into Vicky's house. Yasmeen and Geoff are loved up. Summer persuades a reluctant Asha to join her in a game of rounders.
2:00 Coast v Country
Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond head to East Anglia in this episode to show Christine and Robert six properties in Norfolk for their budget of £310,000.
3:00 Tipping Point
Fantastic quiz show in which four players take on a machine in the hope of winning its £10,000 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 Asia Unplated with Diana Chan
Follow Diana Chan as she explores the fresh, aromatic flavours of Asia, showcasing a variety of traditional and modern dishes from a host of countries.
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
Hilary Barry, Jeremy Wells and the Seven Sharp team present a fresh perspective on today's stories.
7:30 George Clarke's Amazing Spaces Specials
Celebrate the world's most innovative small space designs with George Clarke! Tonight, discover the spaces built by young designers - proving that you can still go a long way without age & experience!
8:30 Love Your Home and Garden
Alan Titchmarsh and his expert team are back creating one-of-a-Kind homes and gardens for deserving people! Tonight, they're in Hyelm Hampstead to help Parkinson's patient Mike.
9:30 Coronation Street 2019
All hell breaks loose at the wedding. Gemma and Bernie are deeply concerned for Paul. Has Robert reached breaking point?
10:30 1 News Tonight
11:00 20/20
This week, we unravel the case of missing scholar Yingying Zhang, including the disturbing role Brendt Christensen, a university teaching assistant, played in her disappearance.

12:05 The History of Comedy
The episode explores the evolution of racial humour and how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers to unite us in laughter.
1:00 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.
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TV2ch 2
12:25 Private Practice
Amelia resurfaces after a 12-Day drug binge, prompting an intervention by her friends and a decision to seek help.
1:10 Shortland Street
Follow the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand's favourite drama series! Tonight: Nicole fights her urges; Shereez bucks against Tim; and Zara's hidden agenda is exposed.
1:35 Infomercials
2:40 Army Wives
Kevin comes home with a lot of baggage that Jackie will have to deal with. Meanwhile, Roland goes against Joan's wishes and begins to treat Marcus in secret.
3:25 Lethal Weapon
S2 E7 Riggs and Murtaugh investigate the death of a surfer. Meanwhile, Murtaugh grows suspicious of Trish's new friend, with whom she's been working on a charity event.
5:00 Neighbours
Battle lines are drawn on Ramsay Street; and Gary shakes up his attitude.
5:30 Infomercials
6:30 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.
6:50 Quimbos Quest
Quimbo has been busy travelling around the globe meeting new friends and helping them out of some tight scrapes. and now, it's time for him to set off on a whole new series of escapades!
7:20 Teen Titans Go!
Robin's streak is in jeopardy when the other Titans are poached by Kid Flash.
7:45 Unikitty!
Unikitty, a hybrid of unicorn and cat, is the ruler of Unikingdom and her mission is to make her people happy. She and her friends fight against the evil Master Frown from Frown Town!
8:15 Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital
Doc McStuffins cares for stuffed animals and toys out of her backyard clinic.
8:35 Puppy Dog Pals
A Sea Monster steals Bob's Fishing Pole. Bingo, Rolly, and Hissy babysit a Big Puppy named Baby.
9:00 Infomercials
9:30 Life TV with Paul De Jong
10:00 Neighbours
Battle lines are drawn on Ramsay Street; and Gary shakes up his attitude.
10:30 Mike & Molly
S1 E24 Mike is put in an uncomfortable position when Peggy's new boyfriend questions him about marrying Molly.
11:00 Army Wives
S3 E12 After Claudia Joy and Denise's weekend at the spa is thwarted by an unexpected car accident, Claudia Joy receives some shocking news regarding her health.

12:00 Mom
S3 E14 Bonnie's life upends when she has a health scare, as Christy tries to lend support.
12:30 2 Broke Girls
S1 E11 Caroline finds the obituary of her childhood nanny in the paper, so she and Max go to the funeral.
1:00 Judge Rinder
British criminal barrister Judge Rinder takes no prisoners as he dishes out his own special brand of sassy justice.
2:00 American Housewife
S1 E1 Katie Otto is a confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three raising her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with perfect moms and their perfect offspring.
2:30 Home and Away
Jasmine and Robbo struggle with the idea of losing Grace; Irene's fear builds when she suspects Leah is missing; and Willow is rattled by the reminder that Alex's time in Summer Bay is short.
3:00 Shortland Street
Follow the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand's favourite drama series! Tonight: Nicole fights her urges; Shereez bucks against Tim; and Zara's hidden agenda is exposed.
3:35 The Bureau of Magical Things
Imogen hides out in Kyra's room while she, Kyra, Peter and Ruksy try to discover who stole the Orb. When Kyra senses the Orb is in use, she races to the library.
4:05 Disney the Evermoor Chronicles
Tara decides to keep watch to make sure the founders don't take Bella. Sorsha makes worry dolls that accidentally send Tara crazy. Bella is left alone.
4:30 Friends
S1 E15 Monica cooks a gourmet meal for a restaurateur who is looking for a new chef, however he arrives at the apartment stoned. Meanwhile, Ross tries to master 'dirty talk'.
5:00 The Simpsons
S17 E15 Homer's obsession with Lenny's new plasma TV prompts Marge to enter the family in a sweepstakes, and they win a trip to the Fox Studio Lot.

5:30 Home and Away
Mackenzie tries to stop a miserable and booze-fuelled Dean from self-Sabotaging; Willow tries to gauge what her future with Alex looks like; and a devastated Justin and Irene report Leah as missing.
6:00 The Big Bang Theory
A train trip to San Francisco takes a major detour when the boys discover that the beautiful sci-Fi actress Summer Glau (Terminator: the Sarah Connor Chronicles) is on board.
6:30 Neighbours
Roxy becomes Hendrix's wingman; and will Bea uncover Ned's secret?
7:00 Shortland Street
Follow the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand's favourite drama series! Tonight: Zara struggles with her heart; Kylie finds her family; and Shereez backs the wrong horse.
7:30 Police Ten 7
Tonight: in this special one hour episode, we celebrate the very best, and worst, of 2019; and it's your last chance for the year to help Detective Sergeant Rob Lemoto with an unsolved case.
8:30 The Undateables: A Festive Proposal
In this heartwarming Christmas special, we'll be catching up with loved-Up couples who met on the Undateables as they prepare for the festive season!
9:35 Have You Been Paying Attention?
NZ's best comedians are put to the test in a quiz about the week's hot topics, from politics to pop culture! Urzila, Hayley & Vaughan are joined by Eli Matthewson, Leigh Hart and Madeleine Sami.
10:35 Two and a Half Men
S2 E24 Charlie gets intimate with a gorgeous young woman, Natalie, without realising she's married to an elderly man.
11:05 Police Ten 7
Tonight: in this special one hour episode, we celebrate the very best, and worst, of 2019; and it's your last chance for the year to help Detective Sergeant Rob Lemoto with an unsolved case.

12:05 First Dates Us
Real people, real blind dates, and a real twist! Cameras follow their every move, as these hopeful daters look for love. What happens next is up to them!
1:00 America's Funniest Home Videos
From practical jokes to home improvement plans gone awry, and animal mishaps, this hilarious show pulls out all the stops to present everyday people caught on tape in their most embarrassing moments.
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TV3ch 3
12:00 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.
9:00 The Cafe
Hosts Mike Puru and Mel Homer return for season four of New Zealand's local morning show to bring a fun, fast-Paced local lifestyle and entertainment programme with cooking and special guests daily.
10:00 Infomercials
11:35 Entertainment Tonight (Encore)
ET covers entertainment news stories on celebrities, film, television, music, fashion, award shows and special events in a trend-setting, ground-Breaking format.

12:05 Millionaire Hot Seat (Encore)
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.
1:05 All New Dr. Phil
New Episode. Have these mothers crossed the line with their use of social media?
2:05 A Deadly View
Restricted to bed rest, a pregnant woman notices her neighbour's 'good' intentions take a turn with a strange desire for her unborn child. (2018)
4:00 Entertainment Tonight
ET covers entertainment news stories on celebrities, film, television, music, fashion, award shows and special events in a trend-setting, ground-Breaking format.
4:30 Newshub Live at 4: 30pm
Comprehensive coverage of local and global news with the Newshub team.
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
Hosted by Jesse Mulligan, Kanoa Lloyd and Jeremy Corbett, the Project combines news and entertainment to provide audiences with an intelligent, informative and engaging mix of the stories that matter.
7:30 Moving Out with Kanoa
New Episode. How far are millennials Sudeshan & Michel'le prepared to compromise to break into the Auckland housing market? Plus, a romantic island retreat becomes a renovation nightmare. S1 Ep5
8:30 Speed 2: Cruise Control
A hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker. Starring Sandra Bullock. (1997)
11:00 Newshub Late
Newshub Late is a late-Night mix of news, entertainment and pop culture.
11:20 NCIS: LA
A new lead is revealed in the ongoing mole case when two men dressed as Sheriff's deputies are killed in front of Callen's home. S8 Ep10

12:20 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.
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MAORI TELEVISIONch 5
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.com for more inf
6:30 Pāia
Join Waioira and Rereahu, two rangatahi on a competitively wild journey, a seriously action-packed, adrenalin-Pumping adventure series, as they visit the most popular and fun spots in Aotearoa.
6:40 My Mōkai
A fun after school childrens series about our relationship with animals.
7:10 He Rourou
An instructional cooking series aimed at tamariki and whānau.
7:30 Haati Paati
Haati Paati follows a group of super excited kura kids on their journey to planning their dream party. (RP)
7:40 Huhu - Te Tunga Rakau
Huhu is a fun and light hearted puppet series for tamariki where an inquisitive and chatty book grub reads te reo Māori books with his friend, Pai.
7:50 Huritua
Huritua is a bite sized DIY guide to every topic relevant to young people.
8:00 Fresh
Fresh features incredibly talented local Pacific Islanders that contribute towards putting the Pacific on the map.
8:30 Kaitangata Twitch
Adapted from the Margaret Mahy story, Kaitangata Twitch follows 12-year-Old Meredith, who sees eerie visions as a Governors Bay island is drilled for mining. (FINAL)
9:00 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.
9:30 R & R
Afresh current affairs talk show with a unique perspective on issues arising from our modern lifestyleshosted by radio personality, Clint Roberts.
10:00 Tangaroa with Pio
Pio Terei explores the domain of Tangaroa in fun-Filled fishing expeditions around Aotearoa. (RP)
10:30 My Reggae Song
Hosted by Matariki Whatarau, My Reggae Song showcases the pioneers of Aotearoa Reggae and highlights those who continue the evolution.
11:00 Tautohetohe on the Road
Tautohetohe travels to different regions based on the 28th Māori Battalion Companies A, B, C and D. (FINAL)

12:00 Ivf Va'a World Sprints Tahiti 2018
Exclusive coverage of the IVF Va'a World Championships 2018 held in Tahiti.
12:30 Funny Whare - Gamesnight
Stacey Morrison hosts this bilingual game show. Ani-Piki Tuari and Kimo Houltham lead tonight's contestants.
1:00 Celebrity Playlist
Features some of New Zealand's most famous faces sharing stories and their favourite music videos. (RP)
1:30 ASB Polyfest 2017 - Kapa Haka
Highlights from the 2017 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 9000 performers and 80,000 spectators.
2:00 Tōku Reo
Designed by Professor John Moorfield, Tōku Reo is a Māori language learning course which works with an interactive website to encourage further learning.
3:00 Pāia
Join Waioira and Rereahu, two rangatahi on a competitively wild journey, a seriously action-packed, adrenalin-Pumping adventure series, as they visit the most popular and fun spots in Aotearoa.
3:10 My Mōkai
A fun after school childrens series about our relationship with animals.
3:40 He Rourou
An instructional cooking series aimed at tamariki and whānau.
4:00 Haati Paati
Haati Paati follows a group of super excited kura kids on their journey to planning their dream party. (RP)
4:10 Huhu - Te Tunga Rakau
Huhu is a fun and light hearted puppet series for tamariki where an inquisitive and chatty book grub reads te reo Māori books with his friend, Pai.
4:20 Huritua
Huritua is a bite sized DIY guide to every topic relevant to young people.
4:30 Globe
Exploring youth culture through the eyes of Gen Z. Globe is a magazine style bilingual series featuring short-Form content.
5:00 ASB Polyfest 2019
Highlights from the 2019 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 12,000 performers and 100,000 spectators.

5:30 Toi Whakaari
Footage from the 2018 National Secondary Schools' Kapa Haka Competition in Palmerston North.
6:00 Ngāti Kōhanga Reo Ki Tae
Made for the iwi by the iwi, an authentic collection of distinctive kōrero from around the motu. Today: Ngāti Kōhanga Reo ki tae.
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 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.
7:30 Whānau Bake Off
Join Kahurangi Maxwell for a whānau friendly kai competition. Amazing bakers share their finest recipes, tastiest dishes and most useful baking tips but who will win the whānau bragging rights?
8:00 Funny Whare - Gamesnight
Stacey Morrison hosts this bilingual game show. Ani-Piki Tuari and Kimo Houltham lead tonight's contestants.
8:30 Sidewalk Karaoke
TeHāmua hits the streets of Aotearoa in search of karaoke talent who have what it takes to win cold hard cash. (RP)
9:00 Haka Life
Follow Ngā Tūmanako to the Tāmaki regionals and experience what it's like to live that "Haka Life".
9:30 Rere Te Whiu
(AO) Askit-Like comedy hosted by Kimo Houltham & Chey Milne, showcasing kwaha in the appropriate contexts.
10:00 Nanakia
Three amigos, Chey Milne, Kimo Houltham and Tiare Tawera head out on a boys road trip filled with plenty of banter and gags. This is a trip every man would love to do themselves. (RP)
10:30 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.
11:00 Te Kāuta
A risqu chat show featuring guests, who reminisce about their younger days and share some of their naughtiest secrets never told or seen on television before.
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.com for more inf

6:30 Pāia
Join Waioira and Rereahu, two rangatahi on a competitively wild journey, a seriously action-packed, adrenalin-Pumping adventure series, as they visit the most popular and fun spots in Aotearoa.
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PRIMEch 10
12:15 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 Codename: Kids Next Door
A mysterious treehouse hidden from adults is the headquarters for five friends known as Kids Next Door. These 10-year-Olds battle adult tyranny and defend kids' rights worldwide.
6:25 The Greats
Alfred Hitchcock
6:30 Batman: Brave and the Bold
Batman isn't going it alone this time! Teaming up with other heroes from the DC universe, they deliver nonstop action and adventure in their quest to uphold justice.
6:55 Advocates of Change
Bhumibol Adulyadej
7:00 Sky Sport News Live
Join our sports news team for a mixture of breaking news, guests and discussion from New Zealand and the world.
8:00 Game Shakers
Babe and Kenzie, two 12 year old game creators must balance running a business with their friends Hudson, Rapper Double-G and his son Triple G, with getting good grades at school.
8:30 The Moe Show
In the Coromandel, on top of Mt Moehau, lives a furry monster by the name of Moe! Follow his adventures around New Zealand as he makes new discoveries everywhere he goes.
8:55 The Greats
Bette Davis
9:00 Million Dollar Minute
Million Dollar Minute puts three players head-to-Head in a battle of general knowledge, where every correct answer is one step closer to one million dollars!
9:30 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!
10:00 The Doctors
Featuring a panel of celebrated experts dishing all the very best expertise, the Doctors focuses on those tough medical questions in a welcoming, open forum.
11:00 Antiques Roadshow
The Antiques Roadshow visits Belton House in Lincolnshire, where surprising finds include a collection of Chairman Mao memorabilia from China and a purse that hides a secret weapon.

12:00 Sky Sport News Live
The latest sport news from New Zealand and around the world.
12:30 Madam Secretary
Senator Morejon puts phase two of Elizabeth's U.S./Iran arms deal in jeopardy, asserting that Iran funnelled money to fund a recent bombing that killed an American citizen.
1:30 The Odd Couple
Oscar tries to prove to Charlotte that he can be responsible when he takes her son trick-or-Treating, while Felix celebrates Halloween by giving a haunted history tour of their apartment.
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?
4:00 A Place in the Sun
The international real estate show where property experts scour the globe help house hunters find their perfect patch of paradise.
5:00 3rd Rock from the Sun
Dick decides it's time to date again and goes to Sally and Officer Don for advice, while Harry and Tommy return a wallet to its owner.

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 NZ Football Show
Sky Sport proudly brings you New Zealand's weekly football round-Up. Join Narelle Sindos and guests as they discuss all the latest news and results from around the country and Kiwis abroad.
6:30 Courtside
Join Huw Beynon, Casey Frank and guests Courtside each week as they bring you the latest highlights, news, analysis and stories from the world of New Zealand Basketball.
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 Outback Truckers
A cyclone threatens Michael's efforts to deliver hazardous chemicals to a desert mine. Meanwhile, Sludge deals with an accident, and Lindsay transports 80,000 angry bees to a rainforest.
8:30 Chernobyl
Season 1 finale: Legasov, Shcherbina, and Khomyuk consider risking their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.
9:55 Can't Pay? We'll Take it Away Special
The second in a series of special episodes combining new and unforgettable past cases. Del looks back at a case where they tried to reclaim 3,500 owed by a man to a van rental business.
10:55 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.
11:55 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!

12:25 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 Codename: Kids Next Door
A mysterious treehouse hidden from adults is the headquarters for five friends known as Kids Next Door. These 10-year-Olds battle adult tyranny and defend kids' rights worldwide.
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