Robot Combat League
Hosted by Chris Jericho, Each week, ‘Robot Combat League’ will feature tournament-style battles between eight-feet tall, state-of-the-art humanoid robots controlled by human ‘robo-jockeys’. Tonight: The robots battle it out in the ring in the opener of this competition series, which pairs the mechanical fighters with shadow-boxing humans.Restoration Home
Crumbling, ancient houses are brought back to life by passionate owners as they restore and convert them into striking 21st century homes.The X Factor USA
‘The X Factor USA’ sees Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio on the search for a contestant, or contestants, with the 'X Factor' who will win a $1 million recording contract. Tonight: The Top 8 acts perform in front of the judges and a LIVE audience.
Top Ten Sharkdown
Discovery Channel, 7.30pm
‘Top Ten Sharkdown’ takes a close look at the sharks you don’t want to meet this summer – and which ones you’re likely to. From the weird – the feisty cookie cutter, which bites cookie-shaped circles out of its prey; to the macabre, like the Sand Tiger, whose cannibalistic young devour each other in the womb, to the infamous – Great Whites, Tiger Sharks and Bull Sharks.Hairy Bikers Mum Knows Best at Christmas
Choice TV, 8.05pm
The Hairy Bikers, Si King and Dave Myers are on the search for the most interesting food that Britain's mums are cooking for their families this Christmas.Hope Springs
Sky Movies Extra, 8.30pm
Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a couple’s specialist (Steve Carell) in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her sceptical husband to attend. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough – the real challenge for both of them comes as they shed their bedroom hang-ups and try to re-ignite the spark.Greatest Sports’ Stories of our Time: The Real Rocky
Maori TV, 8.30pm
A profile of Chuck Wepner, the original inspiration for Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa character, and how the glory of Rocky eluded him as he took several strange turns in an effort to stay in the spotlight.Attack Of The Celebrity Bikini
We’ll reveal some of the world’s best swimsuit moments and hottest beach looks – and a few that should’ve stayed under wraps.Auckland Daze
TV One, 10.05pm
This year, Jacqui wants Millen to move in with her; Glen is worried that Wanda is distant; Jimmy has a job as a body double, but the director is trying to push him off the sobriety wagon; and Fasi is invited as a guest on a panel show, unaware that he’s being set up for national humiliation. This season features a guest cast including Alan Dale, Martin Henderson, Kimberley Crossman, Rose Matefeo, Anna Hutchinson and Urzila Carlson.