TV1 - CHANNEL HIGHLIGHTS
Week 37: Saturday 6th September - Friday 12th September, 2014
SATURDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER, 9.30PM
Welcome to Happy Hour, TV ONE’s new variety show set to liven up your Saturday night.
Hosted by Temuera Morrison and Keisha Castle-Hughes and filmed in front of a live audience at Auckland’s Mercury Theatre, Happy Hour is a variety show like never seen before.
Packed with songs, skits and stand-up, Keisha and Temuera are supported by the mighty Modern Maori Quartet and comedian Thane Kirby.
Each week the quartet is joined by special musical guests, as well as other surprise characters who pop up in the skits. If you thought you had seen the last of Dr Ropata you may have been wrong…
With a unique kiwi comedic flavour Happy Hour has something for everyone.
TUESDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER, 8.30PM
After last week’s nail biting cliff hanger has Patrick Jane finally come face to face with Red John?
Jane has tracked the infamous serial killer since the madman murdered his wife and daughter 10 years ago. But has his search for justice finally come to fruition?
In last week's episode Jane secured all seven suspects in the same place at the same time in an attempt to distinguish who had the defining three-dot tattoo. But after three of the suspects drew back their sleeves to show the same markings Jane was thrown. A fatal blast left viewers unaware of who was left standing and who got away.
Jane is closer than he has ever been, but will his suspicions be confirmed and justice finally be served?
TUESDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER, 9.30PM
Carrie and Al step into the big time in the season two premiere of Unforgettable.
At the request of the New York City mayor the duo are invited to the high-tech headquarters of the NYPD’s Major Crimes Section to assist on the high profile kidnapping of the 11-year-old daughter of a multimillionaire real estate developer.
They soon learn things work quite differently in Manhattan after they are assigned with no-nonsense teammates Jay, a detective and tech whiz, and Murray, a former FBI agent turned NYPD detective.
It’s a long way from Queens, but will Carrie and Al be wooed by their environment and want to stay on or will their loyalty hold true?
BILLY CONNOLLY'S BIG SEND OFF
WEDNESDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER, 9.30PM
The first of a two-part series exploring the many wild and wonderful approaches towards death and the deceased. Sporting his usual charismatic sense of humour, comedian Billy Connolly embarks on a hugely personal and enlightening journey.
In the United States, death is a $21 billion-dollar a year industry. Billy travels the country to explore just how grief and money mix, meeting all sorts of people who make a living from death.
His poignant yet entertaining trip takes him from a funeral convention in Austin to a Drive Thru funeral parlour in LA, via a Voodoo ceremony in New Orleans. Billy also chats to old friend Eric Idle about 'Always Look on the Brightside of Life' being a huge funeral hit.
THURSDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER, 9.45PM
Sanjeev Kumar is an aspiring chat-show host. He has celebrity guests round to his house to talk to them, but it all falls apart when his family cut in on the action.
The celebrity guests spend far more time speaking to Sanjeev's 'mother', 'father' and 'grandmother', who are usually insulting Sanjeev in punjabi.
Join the Kumars' as they find out what Emilia Fox, Caroline Quentin and Richard E Grant have been getting up to.