Schedule Watch: July 6

The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall and husband Mike go head-to-head in a royal showdown on Sunday’s Top Gear when they compete to go fastest in a red Toyota GT86 coupé (Duke, 8.30). Also, the team sets out to turn an old hearse into the ultimate family car and test the lightweight Dallara Stradale. Cars UK reports the latest series is rating well in the UK. “The relationship between Northerners McGuinness and Flintoff worked from the off, and Chris Harris makes the perfect foil for their humour, and for the first time since Clarkson, Hammond and May, the show is really firing on all cylinders.”

On this weekend’s Sunday (TVNZ 1, 7.30), Sarah Preece breaks her silence on the case of a psychotic man who violently attacked her in her home – and how this could have been prevented. Plus, the reckless, live social media stunt which ended badly when one young woman played ‘chicken’ with an oncoming car while posing for Snapchat.

On Sunday’s 60 Minutes (Prime 9.35), Bill Whitaker reports on the 40 states suing drug makers, and Scott Pelley looks at an innovative programme bringing together victims of violence and the convicts who harmed them.

Monday’s Fair Go (TVNZ 1, 7.30) asks if farmers are getting a fair go, with plans to put up 400 cellphone towers in the countryside, and elebrates old appliances that are still going strong.

On Tuesday’s 20/20 (TVNZ 1, 9.30), Diane Sawyer and her team travel across America talking to families, teachers, doctors, and tech insiders to pursue questions, answers and solutions to tech consumption.

Today’s live edition of Breakdown (Prime, 2.00), in which Stephanie Langridge, Kirstie Stanway, Jeff Wilson and Mils Muliaina will discuss the new All Blacks squad, again has been extended and now will end at 3.50, as the lead-in to The Road To The Super Rugby Final.

Prime is adding highlights coverage of the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games to its weekday schedule. The package will pre-empt Angel From Hell and The Late Show With Stephen Colbert from 1.40pm Monday-Friday.

Booked this week for Prime’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert are:

  • Monday: Bill Hader, James Bay.
  • Tuesday: James Corden, Zoë Kravitz, Lewis Capaldi.
  • Wednesday: Howard Stern.
  • Thursday: Dax Shepard, Preet Bharara, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Jon Stewart.
  • Friday: Craig Ferguson, Ronda Rousey, Bear Grylls.

And lined up for TVNZ 1’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show are:

  • Monday: Jennifer Lopez.
  • Tuesday: Ken Jeong.
  • Wednesday: Seth Rogan and Charlize Theron.
  • Thursday: Justin Hartley
  • Friday: Diane Keaton and John Legend.
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