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7:30pm Monday, November 26 on TV2

It’s all come down to this! Don’t miss the explosive final two episodes of The Amazing Race Australia to find out which team will walk away with the glory and $250,000.

Monday November 26:

The remaining teams battle to make the top three in Beijing, China.

They’re in for a shock when they receive a “massage” and on the way to the Great Wall, one team makes a mistake that could prove costly. At the Forbidden City, teams will find out who’s made it through to the final leg.

Tuesday November 27:

In the grand finale, the three remaining teams will race across two continents in the quest for $250,000. Language difficulties trip up teams in the beautiful southern Chinese countryside and before flying home, one team makes a potentially disastrous decision.

As the racers return home to Australia, tensions flare between two rivals and which team will walk away with $250,000?

7:00pm Monday, November 26 on TV2

Wendy (Jacqueline Nairn) spies on Murray (Matt Chamberlain); Vasa (Teuila Blakely) gets a warning from Rachel (Angela Bloomfield) and TK (Ben Mitchell) tells Josh (Chris Tempest) to back off this week on Shortland Street.

Monday November 26:

Wendy is worried when she hears that Murray is going on a date with the Wed NZ journalist, Maggie (Anna Hewlett). Remembering how Maggie deceived her into an interview earlier, Wendy realises Murray will fall for the same trick. She decides she has no choice but to intervene.

Tuesday November 27:

After taking Gus (Joe Folau) back to her apartment to nurse him, Vasa feels she is not crossing any ethical boundaries. However Rachel feels that Vasa is not doing what is best for the patient, and makes it clear that Vasa’s job is at stake. When Roimata (Shavaughn Ruakere) disappears, Josh eventually finds her trying to face her fears behind the IV. TK struggles to understand why Josh is always there for Roimata when he can’t be, and begins to find his uncanny timing suspicious. Fearing Josh has ulterior motives, TK is forced to let Josh know his feelings on the matter.

Will Wendy’s interference help or make situations worse with Maggie? Is Vasa at risk of losing her job? And could Josh be the culprit the detectives are looking for?



9:15pm Sunday, November 25 on TV2

Only one operative has been awarded 16 purple hearts, and only one guy is man enough to still sport a mullet.

In the 10 years since his fiance was killed, special op MacGruber has sworn off a life of fighting crime with his bare hands. But when he learns his country needs him to find a nuclear warhead that’s been stolen by his sworn enemy, Dieter VonCunth (Val Kilmer), MacGruber teams up with his trusty sidekick (Kristen Wiig) and an uptight lieutenant (Ryan Phillippe) to get the job done.

The trio sets out on a rampage of utter destruction in this action comedy that’s so over-the-top.

10:20pm Saturday, November 24 on TV2

Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) directs this action-adventure starring Bruce Willis as a Navy SEAL officer who travels to civil-wartorn Nigeria to rescue an American doctor. But when Lt. Waters (Willis) arrives, Dr. Lena Kendricks (Monica Bellucci) refuses to abandon the refugees under her care, instead persuading Waters and his team to escort them on a dangerous trek through the jungle to the Cameroonian border.

They’re confounded when they are inexplicably and ferociously pursued by an army of rebels, until they discover that among the refugees is the sole survivor of the country’s previous ruling family, whom the rebels have been ordered to eliminate at all costs.

Waters and his small band of soldiers must weigh the life of one man against their own and those of the refugees they feel obliged to protect.



8:30pm Saturday, November 24 on TV2

In this Saturday night thriller, a crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist….against their own company.

Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected witness interferes, the plan quickly unravels and all bets are off.



7:30pm Thursday, November 22 on TV2

High velocity series RBT is back to take viewers behind police lines and into the endless battle to stop drink driving.

Tonight a car comes to a complete stop in the middle of a busy freeway and police are surprised by what they find inside…

A man who has driven three hours for a job interview with the Roads and Traffic Authority is starting to regret having had some celebratory drinks, and police chase down a driver who stops short of an RBT site – but the driver hasn’t been drinking, so why has he stopped?

8:35pm Monday, November 19 on TV2

In an unforgettable two hour crossover event, Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice come together to fight for a miracle.

Part one: Grey’s Anatomy, 8:35pm:

In a final attempt to save Erica’s (A.J. Langer) life, Private Practice’s Amelia Shepherd (Caterina Scorsone) arrives at Seattle Grace, begging Derek (Patrick Dempsey) for help with the gliosarcoma case. Meanwhile, Cristina (Sandra Oh) and Owen (Kevin McKidd) engage in heated arguments during marriage counseling; Alex (Justin Chambers) realises that in order to be a good doctor, he’ll need to improve his people skills; and Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) is given a chance to shine when a man enters the ER after getting his hand stuck in meat grinder.

Part two: Private Practice, 9:35pm:

The drama continues as Cooper (Paul Adelstein) and Charlotte (KaDee Strickland) take Erica to Seattle Grace to meet with Derek, Lexie (Chyler Leigh) and Amelia regarding a very risky surgery. Scott (Stephen Amell) tells Violet (Amy Brenneman) that he would like to take their relationship to the next level; and Addison (Kate Walsh) finds herself caught in the middle of Sam (Taye Diggs) and Jake’s (Benjamin Bratt) fight about a patient.

7:00pm Saturday, November 17 on TV2

Brooke (Beth Allen) tries her luck at befriending Seth (Toby Leach); planning for Bella’s (Amelia Reid) wedding is a useful distraction for Jasmine (Pearl McGlashan) and Angel (Jesse-James Pickery-Matuecci) while Gus (Joe Folau) challenges Vasa (Teuila Blakely) to reprimand her staff this week on Shortland Street.

Tuesday November 20:

After returning to Ferndale, Brooke realises she is competing with Seth Packhurst for Sarah’s (Amanda Billing) attention. Not wanting to jeopardise her friendship with Sarah, Brooke decides her only hope is to get close to Seth. She is pleasantly surprised when her work eventually pays off.

Wednesday November 21:

Jasmine and Angel feel panicked when they realise they are alone in the Cooper house with sexual tension rising. They jump at the chance to do some wedding planning when Bella drops in to take their minds off each other.

Friday November 23:

Gus encourages Vasa to hold ranks when staff begin to gossip about her professionalism. Feeling as though she deserves the bad rap she’s getting, Vasa doubts disciplining her nurses will make her any more popular. However overhearing a third conversation about herself makes Vasa question her silence.

Will Brooke and Seth become friends? How long can Jasmine and Angel distract themselves? And will Vasa stand up for herself?

7:30pm Sunday, November 18 on TV2

It’s a Betty White extravaganza this Sunday night on TV2! First up is the season finale of Betty White’s Off Their Rockers and later, the Sunday Premiere Movie: You Again.


Betty White and her posse of old people pranksters wrap up this season of Betty White’s Off Their Rockers in a fun-filled finale.

This time they’re pulling out all the stops with a stripper proposition, videogames for seniors, creepy backrubs, MILF hunting, senior sexting and legal opinions.

Comedian Rob Schneider also makes a special appearance as Betty’s shrink.


The claws come out and old wounds are opened in this crazy comedy that proves that not all rivalries are forever.

When successful PR pro Marni (Kristen Bell) heads home for her older brother’s (Jimmy Wolk) wedding, she discovers that he’s marrying her high school arch nemesis (Odette Yustman), who’s conveniently forgotten their problematic past. Then the bride’s jet-setting aunt (Sigourney Weaver) bursts in and Marni’s not-so-jet-setting mother (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes face to face with her own high school rival.

Betty White stars as Marni’s grandmother, Grandma Bunny.



8:35pm Saturday, November 17 on TV2

Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage stars in this gripping action-thriller of global proportions from the director of I, Robot.

Professor John Koestler (Cage) discovers that the time capsule his son’s class uncovers contains a coded message that has predicted with pinpoint accuracy the dates, death toll and co-ordinates of every major disaster for the past 50 years.

His increasingly desperate quest involves the reluctant help of Diana Wayland (Rose Byrne) as they embark on a heart-pounding race against time to work out what happens when the numbers run out…