We've scoured the schedules, crunched the numbers and consulted the oracle to bring you our Top 5 TV hit picks for your weekend viewing pleasure.


Mindhunter
When: Streaming from 7pm tonight
Where: Netflix

If you're looking to stay confined to your couch this weekend then the new Netflix series Mindhunter will capture your attention. The hard boiled mystery thriller follows two detectives as they chase a serial killer. It's from acclaimed director David Fincher so promises to be arresting viewing.



Night of the Living Dead
When: 10:20pm, tonight
Where: Maori TV

Tonight Maori TV kicks off a brilliant new addition to their regularly scheduled programming. Titled the Friday Night Fright, the channel will now be screening a horror fave from yesteryear every Friday. The first offering shuffling on screens tonight is the 1990 remake of George A. Romero's zombie classic Night of the Living Dead.

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 The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) and Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) in Marvel's Doctor Strange
The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) and Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) in Marvel's Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

When: Streaming now

Where: Neon

This Marvel blockbuster pushed the usual superhero tropes into outer space and inter-dimensions. Featuring mindbending action scenes and plenty of psychedelic flourishes Doctor Strange is indeed a strange superhero film, but one of Marvel's best.

 Rami Malek as Eliot Alderson, Christian Slater as Mr. Robot
Rami Malek as Eliot Alderson, Christian Slater as Mr. Robot

Mr Robot

When: Streaming now

Where: Lightbox

The new season of this cyber-thriller has just started and Lightbox is beaming the new episodes in on express. Stylish, slick and scarily realistic Mr Robot riffs on the global carnage a couple of disgruntled hackers can cause.

Married at First Sight season 1 episode 2 Brett and Angel picture supplied creit: THREE
Married at First Sight season 1 episode 2 Brett and Angel picture supplied creit: THREE

Married at First Sight

When: 7pm Sunday

Where: Three

You don't want to think too hard on a Sunday night so why not check in and see how that how marrying a stranger thing is working out for those brave fools crazy enough to say "I do" to someone they've never met before...

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