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Saddam's Tribe
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Saddam Hussein ruled both his country and his family with an iron fist. The fate of Iraq turned on the fluctuations of family loyalty and eventually of family betrayal against a backdrop of debauchery and corruption. Told from the perspective of Ragh

The Saddle Club
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Lisa, Carole and Stevie form the Saddle Club, vowing to remain horse crazy and to help others.

Sagwa: The Chinese Siamese Cat
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  • April 26, 2014 - 6:12am
  • May 3, 2014 - 6:12am

Sagwa lives in the Foolish Magistrate's Palace in the time of an ancient Chinese dynasty. The adventurous and curious young cat explores and expands her world from her comfortable family home to the village and fields beyond.

Sand Wars
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Is sand an infinite resource? Can the existing supply satisfy a gigantic demand fueled by construction booms?

Saturday Night at the Movies
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  • April 26, 2014 - 12:00am
  • May 3, 2014 - 12:00am

An evening of classic, and soon to be classic, movies from Hollywood, with the documentary centrepiece The Interviews exploring film and the film industry through behind-the-scenes conversations with actors, directors, producers, writers, editors, cr

Saving Our Seabirds
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Britain has spectacular colonies of puffins, guillemots, kittiwakes and skuas, but recently many birds have failed to breed. Roy Dennis discovers that as the seas are getting warmer, the sand eels seabirds depend on are declining. Can the birds learn

The Sci Squad Detective Agency
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  • April 30, 2014 - 4:27pm
  • May 7, 2014 - 4:26pm

Combine some old-fashioned scientific data collection with new high tech CSI thinking, and the Sci Squad detectives working at Headquarters always find a way to solve the case.

Science and Islam
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Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.

Search Engine with Jesse Brown
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The podcast that predicts the present. Host Jesse Brown and guests explore the Internet's impact on politics and culture.

Second Sight
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With his ready smile, 80-year-old Donald Angie MacLean invites us to discover the truth about ghosts. A man of the church and a lover of women, he takes us on a journey full of spectres, ghost cars, premonitions and the "second sight." Rich in humour

The Secret Caribbean
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In this epic series Caribbean-born Trevor McDonald travels the 2000 miles across the Caribbean experiencing the incredible extremes that make this region so unique. From the private island of a billionaire to communist Cuba, rare sightings of giant turtle

The Secret Garden
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11-year old Mary Lennox was left an orphan in India and sent to stay with her aloof, hunchback uncle and his mysterious family in Yorkshire, England.

Secret Life
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By his own admission, Charlie, a child sex offender who has served his prison sentence, continues to pose a significant danger to children. When the rehabilitation centre he has elected to attend is shut down, he is cast adrift in the community witho

The Secret Life of Chaos
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Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand.

The Secret Life of Crocodiles with Ben Fogle
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Environmentalist and wildlife ambassador Ben Fogle joins them for a nerve-wracking dive with Nile crocodiles in Africa before repeating the experience in Australia as researchers transport their methods there.

The Secret Life of Primates
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Renowned primatologist Charlotte Uhlenbroek travels to East Africa and Asia to get up close and personal with humans' nearest relative. Using her skills, knowledge and expertise Charlotte unravels the complex social and sexual dynamics of four primate gro

Secret Life of the Brain
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Cutting-edge series charts what happens when the sense of ourselves and the world around us is dramatically thrown into chaos as a result of brain injury.

Secret Life of the Classroom
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What happens after the school doors close behind your child for the first time? See what the first days at school are really like through the eyes of four and five year olds - as they find out for themselves.

Secret Mediterranean
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Sir Trevor McDonald explores the history, landscape and culture of the Mediterranean

Secrets of Wild India
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  • May 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Packed with beauty, bizarre coalitions, hardship, death and new life, this three-part series narrated by the much-loved David Attenborough, gives the viewer a front row seat to wildlife spectacles that are the jewels in the crown of Asian natural his

Semisweet: Life In Chocolate
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"Semisweet: Life in Chocolate" follows the journey of four fascinating groups of people for whom chocolate is the driving force of their lives.

Serious Explorers
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A group of young explorers trace the expeditions of Dr. Livingston in Africa.

Serious Jungle
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Eight teens trek deep into the Borneo rainforest to help build a refuge for rescued orangutans. With a week of survival training from a former British Royal Marine, the teens must learn to live alongside dangerous animals, forage for food among poiso

Serious Ocean
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Eight teenage adventurers head to the icy waters at the southernmost tip of South America, where they get a chance to help in scientific observation of penguins, seals and dolphins.

The Seven Ages of Britain
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Host David Dimbleby reveals the seven great ages of British culture, uncovering and exploring over 2000 years of extraordinary artistic achievements. Fresh, rich and full of vivid insights into the triumphs and tragedies of the national past, the stories

Sex & Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau
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A stunning exploration of an exceptional era in art and architecture.

Shahira
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A young anthropologist learns about a remote tribe living in the Sahara, whose members are in danger of dying out.

The Shak
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From their secret clubhouse the Shaksters break into boring adult TV and transmit their own stories on subjects kids want to know about.

Shakespeare: The King's Man
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Leading scholar James Shapiro reassess the first Jacobean decade and reveals Shakespeare as its brightest star.

She Wolves: England's Early Queens
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Explores seven queens who challenged male power, the fierce reactions they provoked, and whether the term 'She Wolves' was deserved.

The Shield
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  • April 26, 2014 - 11:00pm
  • May 3, 2014 - 11:00pm

Films that teach, preserve and promote the history of Ontario. These four projects deal with Muskoka; Greater Sudbury; Parry Sound and Manitoulin Island.

The Ship Sinkers
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Take one rotting old naval ship, clean well and add a whole lot of explosives. What do you get? A big bang - and habitat and breeding sites for countless marine species and an underwater adventure for scuba diving tourists from all over the world.

Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity
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Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of our quest to master nature's most mysterious force - electricity

Shooters
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The Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit scooped the world on the major events of the Second World War in Europe: the invasion of Sicily, the D-Day landing and the liberation of Paris. The CFPU shot the first feature documentary while under fire, and ca

A Short Stay in Switzerland
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When she develops an incurable degenerative neurological disease, Anne (Julie Walters) decides she will end her life once her condition reaches a critical point.

The Shuttle Years
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Sid the Science Kid!
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  • April 26, 2014 - 7:30am
  • May 3, 2014 - 6:29am

Just like other preschoolers, four-year-old Sid asks "Why?" a lot. He asks it especially of his stuffed animals each morning. Then he goes out to find out the answer. And at day's end he's ready to explain what he's learned - and use his imaginatio

The Silence
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18-year-old Amelia has recently been fitted with a cochlear implant, enabling her to hear, but she is struggling to accept her place in a hearing world. When she witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman, she is reluctantly propelled into a cacophon

Silence at the Heart of Things
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In the last months of his life, fiddler extraordinaire Oliver Schroer explores the unique voice he brought to his instrument, a voice that challenges traditional views of the fiddle. Featuring excerpts from Oliver's last sold-out concert.

Silk
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  • April 26, 2014 - 3:15am
  • May 3, 2014 - 3:00am

A fast-paced drama following the rivalry, tension, passion and intrigue of life on the front line of criminal law.

Simon King's Shetland Diaries
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Simon King from Big Cat Diary swaps the savannah plains for the rugged beauty of the Shetland Islands.

Simon Schama's Power of Art
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Simon Schama: Shakespeare and Us
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Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare

Single Father
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  • April 27, 2014 - 3:00am

A touching drama about a man struggling to raise his four children after the death of his partner. When Rita is killed in a cycling accident, Dave faces the daunting propsect of bringing up four children on his own. Things get more complicated when D

The Sinking of the Laconia
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In September 1942, a German U-boat sank the British troop carrier, The Laconia

Sketches of Frank Gehry
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Director Sydney Pollack's feature-length documentary on acclaimed architect Frank Gehry, who redesigned the Art Gallery of Ontario.

A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake
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Rediscovering an obscure 70s English folk-pop artist who wrote some of the most melancholic music in the world. Only now, decades after his death at age 26, is his music known.

The Slap
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It's Hector's 40th birthday and friends and family gather at his house for a BBQ. But in amongst the celebrations one of the guests slaps a child that is not his own

Small Potatoes
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  • April 25, 2014 - 8:25am
  • April 26, 2014 - 10:22am

Join the small potatoes as they sing about imagination and knowledge.

Smoke Traders
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Told from a Native perspective, "Smoke Traders" looks at the controversy ignited by the Mohawk Nation's involvement in the tobacco trade.

Smoke Traders Short
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Smoke Traders short is an excerpt of the documentary of the same name

The Snow Queen
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Can Ellie find her brother and defeat the wicked Snow Queen.

The Snow Queen's Revenge
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The spell has worn off and the Snow Queen sets out to get revenge.

Something From Nothing
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A warm-hearted, optimistic story about love, hope and renewal. Based on the story by Canadian author Phoebe Gilman's award-winning book.

Somewhere Between
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SOMEWHERE BETWEEN tells the intimate stories of four teenaged girls. They live in different parts of the US, in different kinds of families and are united by one thing: all four were adopted from China

The Sorcerer's Apprentice
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A master magician has hand-picked seven boys and seven girls to attend his magic school, where they compete for the title of The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

A Sorry State
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With three Canadian government apologies to his parents and stepparents for past racist actions, filmmaker Mitch Miyagawa may have the most apologized-to family in the world. But can saying "sorry" fix past atrocities and heal victims' pain?

Souvenirs
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The film exposes, with humour and compassion, a complex father-son relationship while raising universal questions about the tension between myths of bravery and reality and between memory and historical truth.

Soweto Strings
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The film chronicles two years in the life of the Buskaid Music School in Soweto, South Africa.

Space Racers
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Get Ready to Soar with Eagle and Space Racers!

The Space Special Events
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The Space Special Events

Space Trek
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  • April 24, 2014 - 3:58pm

Captain Kent explores the universe and discovers intergalactic phenomena in a fun and zany way in TVOKids Space Trek. With "down to earth" examples viewers learn about the temperature of the sun, the distance of a light year and the reasons for the

Special Ed
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Meet Ed Ackerman, an eccentric dreamer, rebel and a maverick with an obsession for the alphabet and great intentions as he tries to save his home from demolition.

Spellz
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  • April 27, 2014 - 3:00pm

Jay Sankey and his teenage assistant Bridget reveal the secrets of magic to kids.

The Spice Trail
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  • May 2, 2014 - 7:00pm
  • May 6, 2014 - 10:00pm

Kate Humble travels the world to explore the history of spices.

Spring and Arnaud
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Arnaud Maggs, turning 85, embarks on a series of self- portraits that wryly depict his life's work. Artist Spring Hurlbut, at 60 is creating haunting works .

Stars by Helmut Newton
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The art of photographer Helmut Newton revealed through candid interviews with his famous and varied subjects. SUMO, a retrospective of his work, is perhaps the most expensive book ever produced.

Steam of Life
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Finnish men reveal their humanity by sharing insights, ideas and feelings in saunas

Stephen Fry In America
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Insightful and witty actor and host Stephen Fry travels across every state in the U.S., exploring the stunning scenery, unforgettable landmarks and individuals that reveal pivotal events in history, science, culture and the social fabric of a country in t

Stephen Fry's Key to the City
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The City of London is a place in which ancient rituals meet state of the art modern life, where history and ceremony are embraced at every turn.

Stolen
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Stolen is an extraordinary film that highlights the power of art to inspire individuals and communities to noble efforts and dark criminal acts.

Stolen
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Anthony Carter is a detective inspector battling to make a difference to the plight of children smuggled into the UK

The Story of India
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For over two millennia, India has been at the centre of world history. But how did India come to be? Historian Michael Wood embarks on a dazzling and exciting expedition through today's India, looking to the present for clues to her past, and to the

The Story of Maths
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Without mathematics, there would be no physics, nor chemistry, nor cosmology. Oxford professor of mathematics, Marcus du Sautoy, explores the 30,000-year history of maths, examining the development of key mathematical ideas and shows how, in a multit

The Story of Science
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Every moment of the day we live in a world created by science. But the story of how we got here is much more than a simple tale of breakthroughs and genius. This series shows how the political upheavals of history combine with iconic inventions and discov

The Story of the Costume Drama
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Over five programs this series looks at the history of televised costume drama; from celebrating the stars, costumes, locations and themes, to the impact these dramas have had over the past 40 years

The Story of Wales
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This is an authoritative popular history of Wales

Strait through the Ice
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The Northwest Passage, open for several months a year by the recent melting of polar ice, can be by far the shortest route from Atlantic to Pacific: up to 7000 km less than through the Panama or Suez Canals. Born out of climatic change, this radical

Strand: Under the Dark Cloth
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Profiling American artist Paul Strand, whose experimental work in film and photography pioneered an avant-garde style in the medium.

The Street
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Moving and witty stories of friendship, family, love and betrayal, with each episode concentrating on a different house in the street. While each story is self-contained, all are linked by a sense of community and shared experience.

Street Walkers of Paris
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TVO's acclaimed series of social issue documentaries acquired from around the world. The films are controversial, hard-hitting and provocative. Some are bizarre. All are exceptional.

Suggs' Italian Job
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A visually rich, fascinating and entertaining exploration. Ex-chart topping frontman Suggs takes a road trip through the cultural heart and soul of Italy, a country close to his heart. Touring behind the wheel of a mini-cooper, he calls in at the country'

Summer & Winter Mysteries (Long Version)
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Compilation of TVOKids Summer & Winter Mysteries.

Summer in the Cherry Orchard
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In September 1994, filmmaker Ann Bromley returned to her roots in Russia to learn the fate of family members who stayed behind in 1919 when her grandmother, Catherine Chicherin, fled with her three small sons.

Sunshine
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When "Bing" Crosby's gambling addiction leads to a loss of job, home and family, his father steps in to help him confront his gambling demons and turn his life around. A bittersweet comedy drama about lost childhoods, second chances and learning to love y

Super Smart Animals
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Prepare to witness some of the most amazing examples of animal intelligence ever captured on camera as this series asks: what makes some animals smarter than others, and could they even outsmart us?

Superfish
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The billfish is the largest, fastest amd most highly prized of all game fish.

Superfish: Bluefin Tuna
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It is a giant among fish. Few have filmed it in the wild. For marine biologist and wildlife cameraman Rick Rosenthal, documenting the bluefin became the ultimate challenge.

Superstructures
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Frontiers of Construction offers a fascinating look at some of the world's most impressive building projects and the equipment, tools and techniques that make them possible.

Swallowed by a Black Hole
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Deep in the dark heart of the Milky Way galaxy, a rare cataclysmic drama is about to unfold. A cloud of gas three times the size of our planet, is to undergo a spectacular destruction.

Swap-TV
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Swap TV is a fun, fast-paced documentary television program for tweens and teens. Two kids swap lives for a full weekend to have fun and challenge themselves as they experience life's diversity firsthand. These "swappers" are not just kids with intense ho

Swimming With Killer whales
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Not many people would jump into the water with a six-tonne predator, but then not many people share scientist Ingrid Visser's passion for studying the complex social lives of wild orcas.