NRL GRAND FINAL
In real life, the NRL Grand Final (Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels) will take place at this Sunday (2 October). Below are the mock schedules for PTV, GEM and Bold on the weekend of 1-2 October 2022.
SATURDAY 1 October 2022
7.00am: Saturday Sunrise: A smorgasbord of news, sport, lifestyle and entertainment to kick start the weekend, with the latest news, sports and weather updates every half hour. [CC]
9.00am: Escape Fishing with ET. Escape with former rugby league legend Andrew ‘ET’ Ettingshausen as he travels Australia and the Pacific, hunting out all types of species of fish, while sharing his knowledge on how to catch them. (G) [CC]
9.30am: Taste of Australia with Hayden Quinn. Hayden Quinn explores the unique personalities shaping the food scene in Australia. Experience the characters, produce, and creative forces contributing to our food culture. (G) [CC]
10.00am: Dulux Home Front (R). Hamish Dodd, Shelley Ferguson and Peter Wolfkamp present a programme giving building tips and advice to do-it-yourselfers. A repeat screening of last Wednesday’s programme. (G) [CC]
10.30am: Getaway (R). Laura McGoldrick, Matt Chisholm and Nickson Clark present a travel programme that showcases holiday destinations in New Zealand and overseas. A repeat screening of last Wednesday’s programme. (G) [CC]
11.00am: Palmers Garden Show (R). Carly Flynn hosts the complete gardening programme aimed at giving inspiration and information to everyone from first home owners to those who have been gardening all their lives. A repeat screening of last Friday’s programme. (G) [CC]
12.00pm: PTV SPORT - Bunnings Sports Saturday. Bernadine Oliver-Kerby introduces an afternoon of sport, including (subject to change):
Basketball: Highlights of the UTSNZ Basketball Nationals 2022 held at AUT in Auckland.
Netball: Highlights of the UTSNZ Netball Nationals 2022 from ASB Stadium in Wellington.
Rugby League: From QBE Stadium in Auckland, the NZRL National Men’s Premiership Final. Live coverage begins at 1pm and kick-off at 1.10pm.
Tennis: A review of the first four days and highlights from day five of the ATP 250: Korea Open from Seoul.
4.00pm: PTV SPORT - PTV’s Big Game: KFC Saturday Rugby (Bunnings NPC & Heartland Championship 2022). Extended highlights from Rugby Park in Invercargill of today’s Bunnings NPC match, Southland v North Harbour. And from Ashburton Showgrounds, highlights of the Mid Canterbury v South Canterbury match in the latest round of the Heartland Championship. Plus a full round-up of all other rugby results and the KFC Saturday Rugby Quiz. [CC]
6.00pm: PTV Weekend News. The weekend’s national and international news, including sport and a national weather forecast. [CC]
6.30pm: It’s in the Bag. Jason Reeves and Matilda Green host a travelling quiz show in which contestants answer three questions and have the chance of the money or the bag full of major prizes (overseas trips, household appliances etc). Tonight’s show comes to you from Palmerston North. (G) [CC]
7.00pm: Play Your Cards Right. Ben Hurley hosts a game show in which two couples attempt to predict the outcome of survey questions to gain control of a row of oversized playing cards, then determine whether the next card drawn is higher or lower. (G) [CC]
7.30pm: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? UK. Jeremy Clarkson hosts a British quiz show in which six new contestants compete to become millionaires - and all they have to do is answer 15 questions correctly. Can they find the right answers? (G) [CC]
8.30pm: SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES - Knight and Day (2010). A fugitive couple’s adventure erupts into double-crosses, close escapes and false identities. They soon realise they can only count on each other. Action, starring Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz. Directed by James Mangold. (M-VL) [CC, AD]
10.55pm: PTV Weekend News. An update on the weekend’s national and international news, including sport and a national weather forecast. [CC]
11.10pm: The Jonathan Ross Show. This week: Jonathan is joined by Riz Ahmed, Jeremy Clarkson, Sting, Gary Barlow and Sheridan Smith. (PG) [CC]
12.10am: LATE MOVIE - Stephen King’s Thinner (1996). When an overweight lawyer knocks down and kills a gypsy woman, a mysterious curse leaves him wasting away. Horror, starring Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna. Directed by Tom Holland (16-VLSC) [CC]
2.10am: Weather, Closedown
8.00am: The Andy Griffith Show. Comedy with Andy Griffith as a sheriff in the small town of Mayberry. (G) [CC]
8.30am: The Beverly Hillbillies. The adventures of a hillbilly family from the Ozarks who struck it rich when an oil well sprouted in their front yard. As a result they moved to Beverly Hills to enjoy their newlywon riches. (G) [CC]
9.00am: Petticoat Junction. Comedy with Kate, the widowed owner of the Shady Rest Hotel in Hooterville, and her three eligible daughters. (G) [CC]
9.30am: The Flying Nun. Comedy with a community of nuns which includes one who can fly when the wind catches her cornette. (G) [CC]
10.00am: Lost in Space. Space adventures with the Robinson family. Keeping tabs on the kids is a tough job when you’re lost in space… (G) [CC]
10.55am: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. Futuristic space action with the legendary Buck Rogers. Frozen for 500 years, Buck returns to Earth in the 25th century aboard the Draconian flagship. (PG) [CC]
11.50am: Star Trek: The Original Series. Space adventures with Captain Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise. To boldly go where no man has gone before… (PG) [CC]
12.45pm: The Video Club. Let us be your DJ as we bring you a selection of music videos, from the latest music releases to the classics.
1.00pm: GEM’s SATURDAY MATINEE - 3:10 to Yuma (1957). A rancher needs $200 to build a well; he then learns he can obtain the money as a reward for delivering a notorious outlaw to a state prison. Western, starring Glenn Ford, Van Heflin. Directed by Delmer Daves. (PG) [CC]
3.00pm: The Dukes of Hazzard. The adventures of the fast-drivin’, rubber-burnin’ Duke boys of Hazzard County. (PG-V) [CC]
4.00pm: The Wild Wild West. The adventures of Special Agent James West and his partner Artemus Gordon, who protect the country from various threats with the help of a gadgeteer while they travel aboard a luxurious train. (PG-V) [CC]
5.00pm: The Love Boat. Love and adventure with Captain Stubing and his crew aboard the romance-packed cruise ship, Pacific Princess. (PG) [CC]
6.00pm: Mister Ed. A horse is a horse of course, of course - but this one talks. (G) [CC]
6.30pm: Never the Twain. Comedy with two antagonistic antique dealers. (PG) [CC]
7.00pm: Still Open All Hours. This week: Granville discovers a gap in the shop’s security, and a cherry picker arrives in the street which gives Madge terrible anxiety. (PG) [CC, AD]
7.35pm: Mallorca Files. This week: When a supermodel goes missing, Max and Miranda are drawn into the world of fashion and design to try to discover how someone can vanish from a moving train. (PG) [CC, AD]
8.35pm: Casualty. Drama with the casualty unit of a busy hospital. New episode, express from the UK. (PG) [CC, AD]
9.30pm: GEM’s SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES - Private Benjamin (1980). An upper-class socialite, disappointed with life, impulsively joins the army. After a disastrous initiation, she finds direction and self-esteem for the first time. Comedy, starring Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan. Directed by Howard Zieff. (M-S) [CC, AD]
11.50pm: GEM’s SATURDAY LATE CINEMA - Brief Encounter (1945). A poignant story of the chance meeting of two married people who inadvertently fall passionately in love. Romance, starring Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard. Directed by David Lean. (PG) [CC]
6.25am: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s World of Football: Bundesliga 2022/23. Live coverage of this morning’s German Bundesliga match, Bayern v Leverkusen.
8.30am PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big Game: Weet-Bix Rugby Replay (Bunnings NPC 2022). A full replay from McLean Park in Napier of last night’s Bunnings NPC match, Hawke’s Bay v Tasman. [CC]
10.30am: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - TAB Trackside. Live coverage of Horse Racing with the TAB Trackside team every Saturday, including (all times approx and content subject to change):
The Punters Lounge: A preview of the day’s races (from 10.30am).
Hastings: Race one starts at 12.25pm; race two, 12.59pm; race three, 1.33pm; race four, 2.07pm; race five, 2.40pm; race six, 3.15pm; race seven, 3.45pm; race eight, 4.24pm; race nine, 4.59pm.
Riccarton Park: Race one starts at 11.35am; race two, 12.05pm; race three, 12.40pm; race four, 1.14pm; race five, 1.48pm; race six, 2.22pm; race seven, 3.02pm; race eight, 3.36pm; race nine, 4.08pm; race 10, 4.43pm.
Plus live coverage of selected races from Australia until the programme ends at 6pm.
6.00pm: Sport 365 (EVENING BULLETIN). A summary of the latest sports news and results from New Zealand and around the globe.
6.05pm: Pawn Stars. This week: Go great guns with the Pawn Stars when a Colt Army Model 1860 shoots into the shop. Will Corey hit the bullseye and claim this Civil War revolver? Then, Rick sets his sights on a Viking coin. (PG) [CC]
6.35pm: World’s Wildest Weather. This week: Hurricane Irma was the strongest storm on record in the open Atlantic region. Witness remarkable footage from an investigating airplane that flew into eye of the storm. (PG-C) [CC]
7.30pm: Blowing Up History. This week: Experts use advanced forensic archaeology to reveal the secrets of Persepolis, the centre of the Persian Empire. (PG) [CC]
8.30pm: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big Game: KFC Saturday Night Rugby (Bunnings NPC 2022). Kirstie Stanway introduces highlights of today’s three Bunnings NPC games: Southland v North Harbour from Rugby Park in Invercargill, Auckland v Taranaki from Eden Park in Auckland, and Otago v Canterbury from Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Plus a preview of tomorrow’s matches. [CC]
10.30pm: Sport 365 (LATE BULLETIN). A summary of the latest sports news and results from New Zealand and around the globe.
10.35pm: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big League: NRL Grand Final Marathon. Relive some of the greatest NRL Grand Finals ever played with hosts Chris Key, Ben Hurley and Dai Henwood as we count down to this year’s NRL Premiership decider in a special, all-night “NRL Grand Final Marathon”. Featuring the Grand Finals from 2002 Sydney Roosters v NZ Warriors, 2005 North Queensland Cowboys v Wests Tigers, 2008 Manly Sea Eagles v Melbourne Storm, 2011 Manly Sea Eagles v NZ Warriors, 2014 Canterbury Bulldogs v South Sydney Rabbitohs, 2015 Brisbane Broncos v North Queensland Cowboys, 2018 Sydney Roosters v Melbourne Storm, 2020 Penrith Panthers v Melbourne Storm and 2021 Penrith Panthers v South Sydney Rabbitohs. Programme ends at 8.30am (Sunday).
SUNDAY 2 October 2022
7.30am: PTV SPORT - PTV’s World of Football: Premier League 2022/23 (Review). A round-up of last week’s action from the English Premier League.
8.20am: PTV SPORT - PTV’s World of Football: Premier League 2022/23 (Results Service). Scores from the English Premier League games played overnight.
8.30am: Tagata Pasifika. John Pulu, Marama T-Pole and the Tagata Pasifika team present a mix of news, current affairs and magazine-style items of interest to the Pacific Island community, live from Auckland.
9.00am: Face the Nation. Tova O’Brien and Jenna Lynch present a public affairs programme with in-depth insight and analysis on the issues that matter, live from Avalon. [CC]
10.00am: Taku Tai. Oriini Kaipara and Julian Wilcox introduce a mix of Māori current affairs, documentaries and magazine-style features, live from Auckland. This programme contains segments in English and te reo Māori (with subtitles).
12.00pm: Rural Delivery. This week: A natural restoration project on unproductive farmland. How a business mentor has helped grow a Hawke’s Bay shearing business. The 2016 winner of the Steak of Origin competition. (G) [CC]
12.30pm: Attitude. This week: Less than two years after losing her left arm, Shaz Dagg became the first female amputee to complete the Coast to Coast. Now she’s preparing for a second crack - only this time she’ll be going solo! (PG) [CC, AD]
1.00pm: 60 Minutes: The Foreign Edition (R). Michael Morrah presents an hour of international current affairs covered by the CBS and Australian 60 Minutes programmes. This programme was first shown on GEM. [CC]
2.00pm: PTV SPORT - Best Foods Sports Sunday. Stephen McIvor introduces an afternoon of sport, including (content subject to change):
Rugby League: Highlights from QBE Stadium in Auckland of the NZRL National Men’s Championship and Premiership Finals played yesterday, plus a preview of tonight’s NRL Grand Final.
Motorsport: Round 10 of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix from Marian Rose MotoArena in Torun, Poland, plus a preview of the Repco Bathurst 1000 (to be held at Mt Panorama next Sunday).
Tennis: The first semifinal of the ATP 250: Sofia Open from Bulgaria.
Plus a round-up of the weekend’s results and other sports news.
4.00pm: PTV SPORT - PTV’s Big Game: KFC Sunday Rugby (Bunnings NPC 2022). Full delayed coverage from Semenoff Stadium in Whangarei of this afternoon’s Bunnings NPC match, Northland v Manawatu. [CC]
6.00pm: PTV Weekend News. The weekend’s national and international news, including sport and a national weather forecast. Due to PTV’s live coverage of the NRL Grand Final, the later edition of PTV Weekend News will screen on GEM at the earlier time of 9.30pm. [CC]
6.30pm: 60 Minutes. An hour of in-depth investigations into current affairs from New Zealand and around the world. With correspondents Garth Bray, Mark Crysell, Guyon Espiner, Sarah Hall, Paula Penfold and Melanie Reid. This programme screens in an earlier timeslot due to PTV’s live coverage of the NRL Grand Final. [CC]
7.30pm: PTV SPORT - PTV’s Big League: NRL Grand Final. Courtney Tairi and Adam Blair present a review of the 2022 NRL season, followed by live coverage of the 2022 NRL Grand Final. Kick-off at 9.30pm. Māori language commentary will be available as an alternative audio service from approx 9.15pm and ACC commentary will be available on Bold from 9pm. A short news bulletin will screen on PTV during half time. [CC]
12.30am (approx): Weather, Closedown
8.00am: F Troop. A comedy series set in a small frontier post towards the end of the Civil War. (G) [CC]
8.25am: McHale’s Navy. Comedy with the captain of a PT-73 vessel and its oddball crew in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. (G) [CC]
8.45am: The Munsters. Comedy with a motley family of misfit monsters. (G) [CC]
9.10am: Little House on the Prairie. A drama series based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder about life in the wild west of America during the 1870s. (PG) [CC]
10.00am: Highway to Heaven. The story of an angel on probation who helps people in need. (PG) [CC]
10.45am: The Virginian. The adventures of a mysterious man, known as “The Virginian”, who enforces law and order in 1890s Wyoming. As foreman, he attempts to maintain an orderly lifestyle at Shiloh Ranch. (PG-V) [CC]
12.00pm: GEM’s SUNDAY DOUBLE MATINEE - The Professionals (1966). Four soldiers of fortune are hired by an American millionaire to rescue his beautiful young Mexican wife, kidnapped by a Mexican guerrilla leader following the 1917 Mexican Revolution. Western, starring Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin. Directed by Richard Brooks. (PG) [CC]
2.30pm: GEM’s SUNDAY DOUBLE MATINEE - Calamity Jane (1953). The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. Comedy, starring Doris Day, Howard Keel. Directed by David Butler. (G) [CC]
4.30pm: Landscape Artist of the Year. This week: In this fourth heat, eight artists are at the Georgian Water Gardens of Studley Royal Park in North Yorkshire, to catch the eye of judges Tai-Shan Schierenberg, Kate Bryan and Kathleen Soriano. (G) [CC]
5.30pm: Classical Destinations: Great Composers. The greatest names of classical music made their lives and wrote their music in some of the most fascinating places on Earth. (PG) [CC]
6.30pm: Rural Delivery (R). This week: A natural restoration project on unproductive farmland. How a business mentor has helped grow a Hawke’s Bay shearing business. The 2016 winner of the Steak of Origin competition. This programme was first shown on PTV. (G) [CC]
7.00pm: Attitude (R). This week: Less than two years after losing her left arm, Shaz Dagg became the first female amputee to complete the Coast to Coast. Now she’s preparing for a second crack - only this time she’ll be going solo! This programme was first shown on PTV. (PG) [CC, AD]
7.30pm: The Truth About Amazon. Sabrina Grant and Helen Skelton present a documentary series in which they reveal easy hacks to track prices, and show how to use Amazon’s algorithms and apps to our advantage. (PG) [CC, AD]
8.30pm: We Hunt Together. This week: Freddy’s games with The Birdman take an unexpected turn as Jackson ends up being confronted with both a personal and professional crisis. (16-VL) [CC, AD]
9.30pm: PTV Weekend News. An update on the weekend’s national and international news, including sport and a national weather forecast. This bulletin screens in an earlier timeslot on GEM due to PTV’s live coverage of the NRL Grand Final. [CC]
9.45pm: Guilt. This week: Sheila claims ignorance upon discovering Walter’s real niece has contacted the solicitor. (M-VL) [CC, AD]
10.55pm: GEM’s WORLD CINEMA - The Wait (L’attessa) (2015). A mother unexpectedly meets her son’s fiancée at a villa in Sicily and gets to know her as she waits for her son to arrive. Drama, starring Lou de Laâge, Giovanni Anzaldo. Directed by Piero Messina. An Italian film with English subtitles. (M-C)
6.00am: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big League: NRL Grand Final Marathon (Continued)
8.30am: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big Game: Weet-Bix Rugby Replay (Bunnings NPC 2022). Extended highlights of yesterday’s Southland v North Harbour, Auckland v Taranaki and Otago v Canterbury matches. [CC]
10.05am: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big League: NZRL National Men’s Championship Final. Full delayed coverage from QBE Stadium in Auckland of the NZRL National Men’s Championship Final played yesterday.
11.35am: Pacific Brothers and Sisters. Samoan-born actor and comedian Oscar Kightley hosts a show with a uniquely Pasifika take on our nation’s sport. [CC]
12.00pm: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s World of Football: Premier League 2022/23. Full delayed coverage of this morning’s English Premier League match, West Ham United v Wolverhampton Wanderers. [CC]
2.00pm: Chasing Classic Cars. This week: Wayne is in Virginia to help sell two roadsters, an impeccable ‘58 AC Ace Bristol fresh from an eight-year restoration, and a coveted Series 1 ‘67 Jaguar XKE. (PG) [CC]
3.00pm: Outback Opal Hunters. This week: The Tunnel Rats blast their way to a fortune; solo prospector Col Duff is stranded deep in the Queensland outback; Rookie Sam runs out of air underground. (PG) [CC]
4.00pm: Heavy Rescue: 401. From monster snowstorms creating miles of mayhem, to overturned trucks, the men and women of heavy vehicle rescue face daily dangers, all while keeping these busy highways open. (PG) [CC]
4.55pm: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - Mainfreight Rugby. The best of grassroots rugby from the latest round of matches in the Heartland Championship.
5.55pm: Sport 365 (EVENING BULLETIN). A summary of the latest sports news and results from New Zealand and around the globe.
6.00pm: Shipping Wars. This week: There’s turbulence in the air when Doug attempts to haul a retired airplane fuselage with his truck, as Dwight and Tyesha double book a load of ancient artefacts and a real embalming table in Austin, Texas. (PG) [CC]
6.30pm: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big Game: KFC Sunday Night Rugby (Bunnings NPC 2022). Kirstie Stanway introduces highlights of today’s three Bunnings NPC games: Counties Manukau v Wellington from Navigation Homes Stadium in Pukekohe, Northland v Manawatu from Semenoff Stadium in Whangarei, and Waikato v Bay of Plenty from FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton. Plus a look at the Bunnings NPC ladder. [CC]
8.30pm: Hustle & Tow. This week: Smith’s Towing in Kentucky gets the call when the fiery collision of two tractor trailers shuts down a major bridge crossing; the Pink Hookers, a female run team from Delaware, are confronted by angry drivers. (PG) [CC]
9.00pm: PTV SPORT ON BOLD - PTV’s Big League: NRL Grand Final (Alternative Commentary Collective). The Alternative Commentary Collective (ACC) presents live coverage of the 2022 NRL Grand Final, direct from the Export Beer Garden Studio. Kick-off at 9.30pm. Live captioning and commentary in either English or Māori (from approx 9.15pm) will be available on PTV only. PTV Network warns that the ACC commentary may contain strong language and should not be viewed by people under 16 years. Viewer discretion is advised.
11.45pm (approx): Naked and Afraid. This week: Max and Bianca face off with aggressive caiman, boa constrictors, large spiders, and thorny mangroves in this superfan challenge on a tropical island in Panama. (M-L) [CC]
12.40am (approx): Closedown
G - Approved for general viewing (at any time)
PG - Parental guidance recommended for younger viewers (at any time)
M - Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over (M-F, 9am-3pm*; M-S, 7.30pm-5am)
16 - People under 16 years should not view (M-S, 8.30pm-5am)
18 - People under 18 years should not view (M-S, 9.30pm-5am)
C - Content may offend
L - Language may offend
V - Contains violence
S - Sexual content may offend
[CC] - Captions for the deaf and hearing impaired
[AD] - Audio descriptions for the blind and vision impaired
*Except during school and public holidays, as designated by the Ministry of Education.
@foxyrover @greenpea @NuStraya What do you think of the mock schedules in regard to the NRL Grand Final?