Tonight in HD: October 12
Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫
Rachel goes into the longest labour of all time, and a marriage proposal is on the cards – but who’s doing the proposing? Entourage’s Debi Mazar guest stars. (Part one of two.)
Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) ✫✫✫
Brooke fights to free Winston; Evan and Ula face off; Daniel makes a serious accusation.
SPCA Rescue (TV One, 8.00) ✫✫✫✫
The untold story of the animal victims of the Christchurch earthquake and the people who worked to rescue and reunite them with their owners.
Nothing Trivial (TV One, 8.30, F) ✫✫
Season finale: Emma’s big news is a wake-up call for Brian, and when tragedy strikes Mac, the team have big reasons to pull together.
Underbelly: Razor (TV3, 8.30) ✫✫✫✫
Kate’s profits take another dive so she decides to poach Tilly’s prostitutes to sell more snow on the streets.
Season premiere: Oscar-winner Kathy Bates stars in this quirky dramedy as a once-successful patent attorney searching for a fresh start and a new practice. Reviews: NZ Herald, Los Angeles Times, USA Today.
The Borgias (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) ✫✫✫✫
Undercovers (TV2, 10.30) ✫✫
After a chance meeting with a former criminal accomplice, Steven resumes his former bad guy cover in an attempt to foil a plot to release a deadly smallpox virus.
CSI (TV3, 11.35, 5.1, R) ✫✫
An entire college football team comes under investigation when their beloved coach is murdered.