TelevisionBrought to you by

Weekend Watch: Card Houses, Real Houses and Honey Badgers

This weekend will provide New Zealand with heavy rain up and down the country, so you should probably stay in and watch yourself some television.

With only a week until the general election, it’s time to get involved in politics. A great way to do this over the next few days would be to fully submerge yourself in House of Cards. Based on a UK miniseries, the show is a “chilling study of the greed and corruption that haunts the political sphere”. It’s like the Americans got a hold of Dirty Politics and made it into a way more glamourous adaptation. It will take you 22 hours to watch. What a breeze.

Elsewhere, there’s a great selection of tasty television treats. Tonight it would be almost unpatriotic if you didn’t watch The Block NZ at 7.30pm on TV3. There’s going to be a room reveal and you will be left red-faced if you can’t rate Damo’s wooden ceiling around the water-cooler on Monday.

Scribe_400_jpg_340x340_q85

catch our crusader on happy hour

Saturday night marks the debut episode of Happy Hour at 9.30pm on TV1. It’s a brand spanking new comedy variety show hosted by Keisha Castle-Hughes and Temuera Morrison. This episode will feature a guest appearance from Scribe. Talk about the holy trinity.

Kick back on your lazy sunday with Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem at 5.30pm on TV1. Here you will learn about their treacherous daily struggle for honey. You might even learn something about yourself. Follow that up with I Was There at 7.30pm on Heartland. A colourful journey through New Zealand’s history with the people that – you guessed it – were there.

Have a safe weekend, happy watching.

Watch House of Cards on Lightbox by clicking here to start your 30 day trial