2014 in New Zealand television

This is a list of New Zealand television events and premieres which occurred, or are scheduled to occur, in 2014, the 54th year of continuous operation of television in New Zealand.

List of years in New Zealand television

EventsEdit

PremieresEdit

Domestic seriesEdit

Domestic television series premieres on New Zealand television in 2014
Program Original airdate Network Ref
The Paul Henry Show 27 January TV3 [35]
The Great Food Race 3 February TV3 [36]
Step Dave 11 February TV2 [37]
Nabbed 11 February TV2 [38]
Cadbury Dream Factory 20 February TV3 [39]
The 4.30 Show 24 February TV2 [40]
The Art of The Architect 20 March TV One [41]
Women in Blue 22 April TV One [42]
Cold Science TBA TV One
Coverband TBA TV One [43]
Grand Designs NZ TBA TV3
Hope & Wire 3 July TV3 [44]
Inconceivable TBA TV One
Short Poppies TBA TV One [45]
Who Am I? TBA TV3

International seriesEdit

International television series premieres on New Zealand television in 2014
Program Original airdate Network Country of origin Ref
Crime Secrets Of... 7 January TV One United Kingdom [46]
The Goldbergs 13 January Four United States
Super Fun Night 13 January TV2 United States [47]
Trophy Wife 13 January TV2 United States [48]
Kangaroo Dundee 21 February TV One Australia [49]
Hannibal 25 January TV3 United States [50]
Hotel GB 25 January TV3 United Kingdom
The Doctor Blake Mysteries 25 January TV One Australia [51]
The Michael J. Fox Show 27 January Four United States
Betrayal 2 February TV One United States [52]
Weight Loss Ward 4 February TV2 United Kingdom [53]
Rake 5 February TV One Australia [54]
Friends with Benefits 8 February Four United States
The Paradise 8 February Prime United Kingdom
The Blacklist 9 February TV3 United States [55]
Mom 12 February TV2 United States [56]
The Originals 13 February TV2 United States
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 16 February TV2 United States [57]
Space Racers 16 February TVNZ Kidzone United States
The Tomorrow People 16 February TV2 United States [58]
Richard Hammond: The Miracles of Nature 19 February TV3 United Kingdom [59]
House of Lies 20 February Four United States
House of Cards 23 February TV3 United States [60]
Gordon Ramsay's Home Cooking 1 March TV3 United Kingdom [61]
The Block: Sky High 10 March TV3 Australia [62]
Troy 12 March TV3 United Kingdom [63]
72 Hours TBA TV2 United States [64]
Almost Human TBA TV2 United States [65]
ANZAC Girls 9 December Prime Australia
Bad Teacher TBA Four United States
Believe TBA TV2 United States [66]
Breathless TBA TV One United Kingdom [67]
Broadchurch 11 May TV One United Kingdom [68]
The Great Australian Bake-Off TBA Prime Australia
Ground Floor 1 September TV2 United States [69]
The Hero TBA TV2 United States [70]
Intelligence 19 May TV One United States [71]
Jamie's Money Saving Meals TBA TV3 United Kingdom [72]
Kevin's Beach Hut TBA TV3 United Kingdom [73]
Mixology 3 November TV2 United States [74]
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland TBA TV2 United States [75]
Rake TBA TV3 United States [76]
Resurrection 16 July TV2 United States [77]
Secrets & Lies 2 November TV One Australia [78]
Slide Show TBA TV3 Australia [79]
Star-Crossed TBA Prime United States
Undateable TBA TV2 United States [80]
Upper Middle Bogan 14 August TV One Australia [81]
Welcome to the Family TBA Four United States
The White Queen 18 June Prime United Kingdom
Peg + Cat TBA TVNZ Kidzone United States, Canada
Wander Over Yonder TBA TV2 United States
The Doozers TBA TVNZ Kidzone United States, Canada
Lily's Driftwood Bay TBA TVNZ Kidzone Northern Ireland
PAW Patrol TBA TV2 United States, Canada
The Tom and Jerry Show (2014) TBA TV2 United States

*Due to low ratings, TV3 moved Hotel GB from its primetime slot to airing at 9.30am on Saturdays effective 22 February.

Telemovies and miniseriesEdit

Domestic television telemovie and miniseries premieres on New Zealand television in 2014
Program Original airdate Network Ref
Field Punishment No. 1 22 April TV One [82]
Abandoned TBA TV One
How To Murder Your Wife TBA TV One
The Kick 10 August TV One [83][84]
Pirates of the Airwaves TBA TV One [85]
Project L TBA TV One [86]
Nancy Wake's Story TBA TV One [87]
The Brokenwood Mysteries 28 September Prime
When We Go To War TBA TV One

DocumentariesEdit

Domestic television documentary premieres on New Zealand television in 2014
Program Original airdate(s) Network Ref
Back from the Death Zone TBA Prime
The Day That Changed My Life TBA TV One
Diamond in the Rough TBA TV One
Keeping It Pure TBA Prime
The Naughty Bits TBA Prime
Operation Overdue TBA TV One [88]

SpecialsEdit

Domestic television special premieres on New Zealand television in 2014
Program Original airdate(s) Network(s) Ref
Kiwi Blacks in the Winter White: Attitude Special TBA TV One

Programming changesEdit

Programmes changing networksEdit

Criteria for inclusion in the following list is that New Zealand premiere episodes will air in New Zealand for the first time on the new network. This includes when a program is moved from a free-to-air network's primary channel to a digital multi-channel, as well as when a program moves between subscription television channels – provided the preceding criteria is met. Ended television series which change networks for repeat broadcasts are not included in the list.

Domestic television series which changed network affiliation in 2014
Programme Date New network Previous network Ref
The ITM Fishing Show 30 April TV One TV3
International television programmes which changed channel/network in 2014
Programme Date New network Previous network Country of origin Ref
Bones 21 January Prime TV3 United States
How I Met Your Mother 21 February TV3 Four United States
Live at the Apollo 30 May TV3 TV2 United Kingdom
Modern Family 9 January Prime TV3 United States
The Mentalist 29 July TV One TV2 United States
The Michael J. Fox Show° 27 January Four TV3 United States
Scandal 15 January TV2 TV One United States

°Originally, The Michael J. Fox Show was shown as part of TV3's new line-up. However, it has since been dropped by TV3 and was picked up and has begun airing on sister network, Four.

Free-to-air premieresEdit

This is a list of programmes which made their premiere on New Zealand free-to-air television that had previously premiered on New Zealand subscription television. Programs may still air on the original subscription television network.

Programme Date Free-to-air network Subscription network(s) Country of origin Ref
New Zealand with Nadia Lim 22 November TV One Food Television New Zealand [89]

Subscription premieresEdit

This is a list of programmes which made their premiere on New Zealand subscription television that had previously premiered on New Zealand free-to-air television. Programmes may still air on the original free-to-air television network.

International television series that premiered on New Zealand free-to-air television in 2014
Programme Date Free-to-air network Subscription network(s) Country of origin Ref

Programmes returning in 2014Edit

Returning programmes on New Zealand television in 2014
Programme Return date Network Original run Ref

Milestone episodes in 2014Edit

Domestic television series which have reached a milestone in 2014
Show Network Episode # Episode title Episode air date Source

Programmes ending in 2014Edit

Domestic programmes ending on New Zealand television in 2014
Programme End date Network Start date Ref

DeathsEdit

Date Name Age Notability Source
22 February Charlotte Dawson 47 Television host in both New Zealand and Australia [90]
25 August George Burck 75 News reporter [91]

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