New Zealand TV Guide


"Separate tele movies starring top Kiwi actors JAY LAGA'AIA and KEVIN SMITH are among new programmes to be seen on TV2 in1999. The TVNZ channel says it is making a "concerted initiative" in drama. Laga'aia of Water Rats fame stars in STREET LEGAL set in an urban law office and described as a story of "love, lust and thelaw". He plays David Sellisi, an advocate for the under dog who struggles to retain order in his own complicated personal life." "KEVIN SMITH who has gained overseas recognition for his role as Ares the God of War in both Hercules : the Legendary Journey sand it's spin-off series, Xena, stars as a private detective in "LAWLESS". He is fighting to clear his name after being set-up by some ofhis former colleagues and runs foul of the criminal fraternity." " BEHIND THE WHEEL again has Mike King, Peter Rowley and JODIE RIMMER having candid conversations with unsuspecting passengers in courtesy cars." "SCARED SCRIPTLESS will feature entertainers like Mark Ferguson, Willy deWitt, Mark Wright and KEVIN SMITH taking on challenges theatre-sports style.

"NOTE: Xmas In The Park will re-air Xmas Eve at 7:30pm on NZ TV3.

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