As the mornings become brighter and the evening light starts to length, we approach a beautiful time of year. With unmissable drama, fierce game shows and heartwarming storylines, settle in for some sensational content this summer.
House Rules NZ: House Rules NZ is the feel-good show for 2023, where five teams renovate each other’s homes all the while competing for the ultimate prize of $100K (not to mention a fully renovated house)! Hosted by Duncan Heyde Show (host of ‘Renovation Nation’ podcast, former Bricklayer, and passionate DIYer).
The Traitors UK: A tense psychological adventure competition where 22 strangers are moved into a castle in the Scottish Highlands to complete a series of challenges and missions together as a team. The catch, however, is that amongst the loyal contestants hoping to win a cash prize of up to £120,000, three traitors are secretly lurking, sabotaging their efforts and picking off contestants one by one.
The Block Australia: In what sounds like the stuff of fairy tales, The Block Australia is returning to the Melbourne Bay side Area, Charming Street to be exact where five 50’s brick homes will be completely transformed. Let’s go back in time.
Black Coast Vanishings: Since 1992 six people have gone missing in and around Piha. Nobody has ever been found. No case has been solved. The most logical explanation put forward by the police is that they all disappeared at sea, but not everyone is buying this story. Could a far more sinister cause of these disappearances lie within this isolated community?
The Newsreader: A year on from the events of series one, we meet Helen Norville (Anna Torv) and Dale Jennings (Sam Reid), now established as ‘The Golden Couple of News’. To the outside world, they present a glowing image of success and romance. But the truth is more complex.
My Mom, Your Dad: A group of single parents move into a house together as their college-aged kids try to pull strings from behind the scenes and get their parents a second chance at love.
Sail GP: An international sailing competition that features high-performance F50 foiling catamarans, where teams compete across a season of multiple grands prix around the world. Fans will be able to stream all 12 SailGP events live on ThreeNow through the platform’s pop-up ThreeSport channel.
Below Deck Mediterranean: Following the crewmembers aboard a private luxury yacht as they provide first-class service to wealthy guests during the charter season. In each episode, the team encounters a new group of well-to-do clients with challenging requests and lofty expectations.
Married at First Sight UK: Returning to broadcast for the first time since 2021 and exclusive to ThreeNow in 2023. This year the Brits will take the series even closer to their Australian friends, with more episodes and more drama than ever before!
Alaskan Bush People: A reality-documentary series that introduces the Brown family -- Billy, wife Ami and their seven grown children, who are so far removed from civilization that they often go six to nine months each year without seeing an outsider. They refer to themselves as a "wolf pack" and, perhaps due to isolation, have their own accent and dialect.
Travel Guides on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ+: Architect Tom Webster meets people all over Aotearoa who are challenging architecture, geography and more to create innovative, cutting edge homes.
After The Party on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ+: Robyn Malcolm gives a career-defining performance as a woman who discovers her husband in bed with a teenage boy… but no one believes her.
Cooks on Fire on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ+: We’ve turned up the heat in the return of the hot local show looking for New Zealand’s best backyard BBQ team!
Testify on TVNZ 2 and TVNZ+: In this explosive drama, three children of a megachurch pastor fight over the church’s legacy – either to build it up, or to burn it down.
My Kitchen Rules NZ on TVNZ 2 and TVNZ+: Following last year’s triumphant return, MKR is back with more real people cooking incredible food in their own homes to impress the judges and their fellow contestants!
Dessert Masters on TVNZ 2 and TVNZ+: Hosted by Melissa Leong and renowned pastry chef Amaury Guichon, a dozen of the nation’s sugar hit specialists battle for the title of Australia’s first Dessert Master!
The Chase Australia on TVNZ DUKE and TVNZ+: 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!
Dr Death: Miracle Man on TVNZ+: New suave surgeon, new cast, same dark secrets. Follow renowned doctor Paolo Macchiarini as his ‘Miracle Man’ reputation changes to con man.
Sneakerholics on TVNZ+: Aotearoa’s sickest sneaker enthusiasts – from fashion icons, music icons, accomplished athlete’s, people of influence, and the everyday sneaker superstars – reveal the complexities of an underground culture you never even knew existed!
TED on TVNZ+: An irreverent, side-splitting comedy series about Bostonian teenager John Bennett and his best friend and forever “thunder buddy”, the foul-mouthed stuffed bear, Ted. Your favourite crude and cuddly pal is back!
Rugby World Cup 2023 on Sky Sport and Sky Open: The world’s biggest rugby competition is here. All 48 matches will be broadcast LIVE on Sky Sport with 12 matches on Prime including six LIVE games.
True Detective: Night Country on SoHo: Season 4 of this anthology crime series stars Jodie Foster and Kali Reis as the first female-fronted detective team in the HBO franchise.
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 on Sky Sport: Ten of the world’s top teams compete in the ODI cup in India this October kicking off with the opening match between New Zealand and England.
WXV Rugby: New Zealand: New Zealand will welcome the world’s top teams in the new three-tier annual global women’s international 15s rugby competition this October.
Sanditon on BBC UKTV: This third and final season sees the conclusion of high-spirited heroine Charlotte Heywood’s journey of finding love in the Seaside resort town of Sanditon.
Cadbury Netball Series: Taini Jamison Trophy and Constellation Cup on Sky Sport. Following on from the excitement of the Netball World Cup, fans will get to see more action from the world's top teams in the Taini Jamison Trophy and Constellation Cup.
Magic Mike's Last Dance on Sky Movies: Mike takes to the stage again, following a business deal that went bust, leaving him broke and taking bartender gigs in Florida. Mike heads to London with a wealthy socialite who lures him with an offer he can't refuse.
Australian Open 2024 on Sky Sport: The first of the four Grand Slam events; the Australian Open, returns to Melbourne again in 2024.
Raised By Refugees on Sky Open: Pax Assadi is back with season 2 of this Sky Originals comedy series about the trials tribulations of an immigrant kid growing up in Aotearoa, NZ. The year is 2002 and Pax is back, but this time he's navigating life as a high schooler in New Zealand; trying to balance adventure with being a good Baha’i.
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