TV3 Announces 'Bigger Than Ever' Show Line-Up For 2015

30/10/2014

TV3 have announced their show line-up for 2015 and it's bigger and better than ever!
 
There will be nine new shows in total hitting New Zealand screens from the start of next year, with The X Factor NZ, Westside Story, Masterchef NZ, The Block NZ and The Bachelor NZ being exclusively filmed in New Zealand. 
 
See below for TV3's programme line-up for 2015! 
 
The X Factor NZ 
 

It’s back! The search for the next Jackie, Whenua, Benny, or Moorhouse is about to begin in one of the television events of the year.

Hosted by Dominic Bowden, the top-rating reality competition series The X Factor NZ will see returning judges Melanie Blatt and Stan Walker joined by Natalia Kills and Willy Moon in the search for a contestant, or contestants, with the elusive 'X Factor' who will take away the 2015 title and win themselves fame, fortune and a recording contract.

Westside Story (Outrageous Fortune Prequel)

 
From the makers of Outrageous Fortune comes Westside Story, a prequel to the top-rating local drama. 
 
Set in the 1970s against a backdrop of historical events, the new series is a sweeping tale of crime and passion that will follow the escapades of legendary safe-cracker Ted West, his wife Rita and their son Wolfgang.  Starring: Antonia Prebble, David de Lautour, Dan Musgrove, Will Hall, Esther Stephens, Pana Hema-Taylor, Sophie Hambleton, Xavier Horan.

MasterChef NZ


The top-rating local cooking show is coming to TV3!

New to TV3 in 2015, MasterChef New Zealand will scour the country for exceptional Kiwi home cooks and put them through a series of pressure-cooker food challenges designed to test their palates, food knowledge and culinary skills. This series will be a fresh take on the MasterChef format and showcase cooking in its purest form. The judges will demand quality over quantity and in the end, only one contestant will make the grade.

Other shows hosted by TV3 will include; The Block NZ, The Bachelor NZ, Gallipoli, Grand Designs New Zealand, State of Affairs and Heroes: Reborn.

FOUR has also announced that it will host its first prime-time local series - The Xtra Factor. and The GC. 

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