’Tis the season on New Zealand television. James Croot recommends shows for the long weekend.
Need some time out from the kids? Want something to defuse the feud between Aunt Myrtle and Uncle Cyril? Or simply something to help you snooze off that extrahelping of trifle? Well, Kiwi broadcasters have something to suit just about everyone in that stretch from Christmas Eve to Boxing Day night.
With more than 50 channels to choose from, it’s easy to get confused about what’s on when and what not to miss. So while we can’t prevent arguments breaking out over the remote – after shaking every channel’s offerings under the Christmas tree – here are our suggestions for viewing options.
Pride and Prejudice: Keira Knightley stars in the 2007 version starting at 2.20pm on Christmas Day on TV3.