TV Schedule

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Morning

6:01 am
Dinosaur Train
Buddy Explores the Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight
Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rainy Day Fight: The kids are stuck cooped up in the nest for a long, rainy spell which leads to them fighting.
6:30 am
Ella the Elephant
Ella's Special Delivery
Ella takes on a job for two when she volunteers to do her friends' paper delivery route while they're away. If she doesn't learn to ask for help, the paper delivery route will quickly become old news.
6:44 am
Box Yourself Minis
Red Submarine
In this episode of Box Yourself Minis Øistein makes a submarine from a milk carton.
6:47 am
Monkey See Monkey Do
Dolphin
Monkey needs help from Dolphin to practice his basketball jumps.
6:58 am
YOUniverse
Space feathers
Evelyn's YOUniverse is pretty. She would love to build a pink feather planet and decorate it with colourful gems. Did you know in our real universe, scientists are planning new ways to live on other planets like Mars? What would your house look like on Mars?
7:01 am
Rob the Robot
Space Cat Pet Sitters / Origami Whammy
Ema's cousin Mea has left her pet cat Violet for the friends to take care of while she's away. / Ema wants to learn how to make a paper airplane so the Origami Planet seems like the perfect place to go.
7:25 am
Doggy Day School
Dogs with Jobs
After seeing a Dalmatian ride by on a fire truck, Lucas decides he wants a job too. Should he be a guide dog? a guard dog? a herding dog? a sniffer dog?
7:36 am
Doozers
Picture Perfect
Professor Gimbal has a special task for the Pod Squad today: collect a series of pictures without using any of their usual high tech tools like the Grabbers, Flexers, Clipboard or Jetpack. Now, they must think outside the box to complete their challenge.
7:49 am
Floogals
Project Umbrella
Dad's comes back early from his morning dog walk to get his umbrella and the Floogals imagine that he must need it to communicate with outer space - what else could it be for? It's only when Scruffy the dog shakes his wet fur all over them and Boomer spontaneously uses a cocktail umbrella to protect everyone that they work out why Dad needed that thing.
8:00 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save the Polar Bears / A Pup in Sheep's Clothing
Paw Patrol is a play-fantasy series for preschoolers that features 10 year old Ryder and his pack of uniquely talented, well-equipped and very loveable dogs. Ryder and his dogs are citizens of Adventure Bay where they provide emergency help and rescue services to the rest of the community.
8:24 am
Zerby Derby
Chase on the Water
Chase is out exploring Zerby Town Forest when he comes across Bob the Boat and Piper the Float Plane watching a Lily pad, waiting to see a frog. Chase wants to wait with them but there's nowhere for him to land. He tries landing on the water, but he's doesn't float. He tries landing on the shore, but he's too far away. Then he tries landing on Bob, but Bob is too tippy for Chase to land on.
8:31 am
Shutterbugs
Scarab Rock n' Roll / Dino in our Mists
A priceless jewel has gone missing on it's way to the Museum, and the Shutterbugs are called in to crack the story. The Shutterbugs fear a dinosaur is lurking around Marsh!
8:55 am
Dino Dan
A Pterosaur in the House/ A Model Dino
A Pterosaur in the House: When a Pterodactylus gets stuck in the house it's up to Dan, Mom, Angie and Trek to get it out. A Model Dino: Dan uses the art of disguise to get his Remote Dino Cam into a Triceratops nest but the real test comes when a T. rex threatens the safety of the babies.
9:17 am
Odd Squad
O is for Opposite / Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares
When Ms. O gets trapped in a mirror, an opposite Ms. O enters the real world. Curriculum: Data analysis and graphing; Prediction and probability --- The agents try to resolve a disagreement between Ms. O and Oksana. Curriculum: Estimation; Skip counting
9:44 am
Wild Kratts
Let the Rhinos Roll
The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to find out why rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah.
10:11 am
Jack
A Robot's Best Friend
Chip bonds with an old robotic toy of the kids so the kids suggest Jack take the toy home with him... not realizing that Mom has put the toy aside for Mrs Weebler's charity drive. In order to get the toy back, Jack rigs up a new remote control... which unfortunately can control just about every other electrical device on the street too.
10:22 am
Let's Find Out
Let's Find Out - Seconds
This is a math series supporting a greater understanding of Grade 3 measurement. In this episode Melissa and Ruth figure out why seconds matter with time.
10:25 am
Making Stuff
Cutlery
Watch along with Wiz and Gears as sheets of metal transform into decorative cutlery.
10:30 am
Science Max: Experiments at Large
Drag Racer
Put on your helmets for this episode of Science Max. Phil builds a dragster powered by inertia, then tries to max it out to a dragster he can ride. It's all about Newton's first law: ,An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion, tends to stay in motion,. Plus, a caveman tries to break down a door, Phil knocks out checkers from the middle of the stack, and the old pulling the table cloth trick.
10:52 am
Beats in Bites
Going Techno
Julia and Ammar amplify their beats to make some top notch tunes.
10:59 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Pot of Gold
One rainy day Jerry reads Nicole's favorite poem about a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, boring the Raiders to tears. As the sun comes out, the Raiders spot a rainbow that ends in the garden. Jerry tries to convince them this is just a fable, but they insist on digging to find the pot of gold -hole after hole. Mom is not happy with all the holes in her garden, but when they find GOLD and give it to her, she is very happy. It is her grandmother's gold ring that she lost a long time ago. That night as Jerry discovers how rainbows work, Bakko is still convinced there is a pot of gold waiting.
11:10 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Grandfather Clock
Jerry had promised to make a party hat for Nicole but forgot and now realizes he is running out of time. The Raiders decide to give him a hand by stopping time. They sneak down to mom's special Grandfather clock in the hallway. But when Bakko gets locked inside, Jerry must stop work on the hat and figure out how to get Gant inside the clock in a huge rescue operation. By the time Mom and Nicole appear with a cookie party hat, Jerry has saved the day and mom's clock.
11:22 am
Tumbletown Tales
A Hamster's Weight in Seeds
Tumbleweed the hamster gets his name drawn for the "Win Your Weight in Seeds" contest. Tumbleweed's prize is any amount of seeds that are equal to his weight.
11:26 am
MathXplosion
How Tall is a Tree?
How can you find the height of something tall, like a tree or a basketball net, without using a ladder? All you need is to follow the rule of thumb. It's not magic... it's math! The Educational Gist: When we can't directly measure a distance using a ruler or some other measurement device, indirect measurement, proportions and estimation can be used to compute linear measures with surprising accuracy.
11:29 am
The Magic School Bus
The Magic School Bus Takes a Dive
When Wanda discovers that one of Ms. Frizzle's ancestors was Redbeard the Pirate, she naturally wants to follow the treasure map he left. The map leads the class to a coral reef, where they learn first hand that life there is risky. To survive, they find, many plants and animals form surprising partnerships.
11:55 am
Story Explorers
Robot Zoo Escape
Story Explorer Joshua tells his story: Robot Zoo Escape.
11:59 am
Look Kool
Tiling
It's cold today, so Hamza snuggles by the window with his quilt. Hamza likes to do crafts on ,indoor, days like this, and decides to replicate the patterns in his quilt with geometric shapes. Today we'll also cut a rug, meet a polymath, eat a yummy geometric cake, and get the ,buzz, on tiling direct from bees.

Afternoon

12:22 pm
Pop It!
Everybody is Number One
Shemar picks up where Lamar left off, teaching us to be Number One and shine in the second half of the opening routine from the music video. He makes us all want to stand up and raise our hands and helps us pretend to go through a tunnel and serve candy and chicken.
12:29 pm
Sports Lab
Breakdancing
Nykeem links up with Logan, an ambitious young dancer, and guest pro Jim ,JFX, Han to break down the science behind some of their wild moves. Winning the dance-off, Dr. Heather discovers, has everything to do with centripetal force.
12:40 pm
Sports Lab
Curling
When young Emily wants to improve her curling game, Dr. Heather knows just who to call. Guest pro Abbie sends the stones spinning, and Nykeem and Emily learn that friction can be a friend out on the ice.
12:52 pm
MathXplosion
From Zero to Hero
What's the most powerful number in the universe? One billion? One trillion? One googol? It's zero! There's nothing to it! It's not magic... it's math! The Educational Gist: This episode is about the enormity and quantity of large numbers. The role of zero as a placeholder for large numbers such as one million, one billion and one trillion is presented, and the notion of place value and powers of ten are introduced through the act of bead counting.
12:55 pm
Mark's Moments
Ethan and Gavin
Today on Mark's Moments, host Mark Sykes spends the day with brothers Ethan and Gavin who were born with Usher Syndrome. a condition that affects their hearing. The boys teach Mark about cochlear implants, play word games and enjoy a game of baseball.
12:59 pm
WordGirl
Tim Botsford: Neighborhood Assistant / Set Sail for the Bake
Mr. Botsford, Becky, and Bob are walking through the park when they hear Pete the Porcupine crying for help. Becky is confident she can climb the tree to save Pete, but Mr. Botsford is convinced that she needs his help and protection. Hurt that Becky refuses his help, Tim becomes the Neighborhood Assistant, determined to help anyone who needs it (or doesn't). Can WordGirl save the city from Chuck's sandwich-making schemes AND keep Mr. Botsford from interfering?
1:23 pm
Making Stuff
Perfume Design
Wiz and Gears sniff their way into a lab to see how perfume is designed.
1:29 pm
Arthur
Love Notes for Muffy / D.W. Blows the Whistle
When Muffy tries to bribe the judges at the school science fair, Francine and the Brain plot revenge. But the thrill is short-lived after Muffy turns the tables. As a newly-deputized junior safety officer, D.W. has a reputation for being a strict enforcer of the rules - well, OK, a tattle-tale.
1:53 pm
Shutterbugs
Fall Fashion Frenzy / Slime Slinger
Famous fashion bug, Donna Versluggy is late for the Marsh's big fashion show, and Flick and Harvey are forced to fill in for her! Harvey get's slimed by a local bug, and believes he's acquired super bug powers!
2:17 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
False Notes in Gnarly Woods
Mr. Rusard is upset because someone has sabotaged the flutes for the upcoming school concert.
2:29 pm
Doozers
In A Fog
The Pod Squad finds a creative way to guide Professor Gimbal down through the fog when he's stuck up in the air in his blimp.
2:41 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Collecting Adventure
Hatty takes our trio to the beach to collect seaside things. Ruff-Ruff collects sticks, Tweet collects shells and Dave collects things that are round. All three learn how to tell what does and doesn't belong in their chosen collections.
2:52 pm
Can You Imagine That!
Geologist
Trevor wants to be a geologist and explore what the Earth is made of.
2:57 pm
GBB: Jay and the Weather
Jay sees it is sunny.
Jay sits in her nest enjoying the view and her view of the sky. All she can see in the sky is the sun. The weather is sunny. The sun is hot and Jay drops down and comes back up with her sunglasses on. She sees all sorts of clouds, but realizes it's sunscreen on her sunglasses.
2:59 pm
Ella the Elephant
Jurassic Sleepover
Ella and friends are all excited for a fun sleepover at the Museum until the lights go out and Frankie becomes convinced a real life dinosaur is on the loose!
3:12 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Catch that Picture!
Lily finds a picture frame on the beach and goes to Driftwood Bay to find a picture for it. Wee Rabbit is embarrassed when everyone laughs at her silly picture of Salty. She is terrified when the wind whips the picture up and carries it towards him!
3:20 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Happy Hiro
Thomas tries to cheer Hero up when he sees that he doesn't look very happy. Thomas is sure that he can make Hero smile and asks Charlie to send him a joke, but Hero doesn't laugh. Hero tells Thomas he is sad because he is missing his home.
3:31 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Up, Up and Away!
Thomas and Percy are given the special of delivering a giant balloon that Mr Bubbles has blown up for his Big Balloon Show. Thomas thinks that the best way to get to the show ground is to take the quiet Woodland track but Percy thinks they should take the coast track. Thomas doesn't want to upset Percy and so they take the coast track.
3:42 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... A Gorilla
Henry meets a friendly gorilla.
3:48 pm
Floogals
Project Leash
By observing the family dog's excited behavior each time, Dad Hooman takes down his leash. The Floogals set out to confirm their assumption if it's indeed a magical device that makes you happy.
3:59 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a School Bus / Pups Save the Songbirds
When all the tires on the Adventure Bay school bus blow out, Rocky has to help repair them. Meanwhile, the kids still need to get to school, so Ryder volunteers to use the Paw Patroller as a substitute school bus. The kids have a great time on their new bus, but then are accidentally launched out on the pups' vehicles! Now the pups must go all over town to rescue the kids, their rides, and get everyone to school on time!
4:23 pm
Zerby Derby
Sandscape
Zack and Lily drive down to the beach near Zerby Town Lake for some fun playing in the soft sand. When they get there, Lily warns Zack not to stop, because he could get stuck. Zack forgets and gets stuck in the sand.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Francine Redecorates / Arthur the Loser
Francine likes bats and lizards, while Catherine's taste runs to lace. Normally, it's fun to be different, but not if you're two sisters sharing the same room. There's only one thing in life Arthur really wants, and that's to say "I win" like the kids he sees on TV. But whether he playing basketball or a brand-new board game, Arthur just can't stop losing.
4:55 pm
Dino Dan
Copy Dino/ Lunch Bag Bandit
Copy Dino: Dan teaches a baby Triceratops defensive moves to help it get around a meat-eating Spinosaurus. Lunch Bag Bandit: When Cory's snack goes missing, Dan knows who took it... a Dromaeosaurus.
5:18 pm
Odd Squad
The Potato Ultimato / Fistful of Fruit Juice
When Otto starts shrinking, Olaf must lead Olive and Oren on a quest for the only known cure, the magical Growing Potato. --- Ms. O tells Olive and Otto the story of how she first joined up with Odd Squad back in 1870.
5:44 pm
Wild Kratts
Kickin It With the Roos
When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy.
6:11 pm
Jack
Poison Ivy
After Jack experiences the effects of poison ivy, he decides to collect as much as poison ivy in the woods as he can, to get rid of it in order to protect the kids; not realizing that the active oil in Poison Ivy is extremely potent, and Jack's collected enough of it to contaminate the entire planet... and Mom's about to spray the garden with it.
6:22 pm
Transform It!
Cookie Sheet Memo Board
Transform It is a series about taking objects you can find around your house and TRANSFORM them into new treasures. In this episode, Kara makes a memo board from an old cookie sheet.
6:25 pm
Making Stuff
Perfume Production
Wiz and Gears find their way into a perfume factory to see how it is made.
6:30 pm
The Little Prince
The Planet of Wind Part 1
As the Little Prince sets foot on this planet, he meets the planet's inhabitants, the Eolians, whose one and only source of energy is wind. The wind serves - amongst other things - to warm up the planet, which is perpetually threatened by frost. The problem is that lately, the wind has weakened. The Little Prince will find out that this is due to a conflict between the great Wind Wizard and his son Zephir.
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
Earth: A New Wild - Home
In Bangladesh, every week on average, someone is killed by a tiger. scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan surveys tiger territory with scientists who are trying to find out why these tigers are more aggressive than elsewhere. But in the strangest twist Sanjayan also discovers that fear of tigers is actually protecting the mangrove forests which provide much of the country with from storms and cyclones. Man eating Tigers are protecting a nation of millions.
7:46 pm
Learning Portraits
Ontario Vignette: Wayne Bourque
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign, former Canadian boxing champion, Wayne Bourque, talks about the life lessons he learned through boxing.
7:49 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The seed collectors
The federal government is undertaking a research project to test whether southern species of trees can survive in Ontario's changing climate. Their research may help plant forests today that will thrive in 20 or 30 years, when the province has hotter, longer summers and shorter winters. Seed collector Brian Swaile takes us inside the fight to save Ontario's forests from climate change.
7:55 pm
Support TVO
Power of Documentaries 2016
TVO's Executive Producer of Documentaries, Jane Jankovic, highlights the importance of supporting documentary storytelling on TVO.
8:00 pm
Ep. 3 - Digitus Anularis
Charlie and Gary perform a snowmobile rescue of a lumberjack with severed fingers. Gina and Cameron come face to face with an elderly, over-prescribing doctor and Farida deals with the death of a patient and close friend. Nancy suspects two monks of having AIDS.
8:30 pm
Food Unwrapped
Food Unwrapped Ep. 3
The team asks: Why are cashew nuts never on the supermarket shelf in their shells? What exactly is scampi? Does expensive salt taste different to cheap salt?
8:55 pm
Learning Portraits
Ontario Vignette: Wayne Bourque
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign, former Canadian boxing champion, Wayne Bourque, talks about the life lessons he learned through boxing.
9:00 pm
The Naked Choir
The Naked Choir - Ep 3
Gareth brings the six surviving groups together for the first time, to contend with intensive mentoring at the state-of-the-art Performance Hub. The focus is on vocals. With the help of the best in the business, Gareth will tutor each group to improve their sound before they go head to head once more. They will compete in front of a live audience and a jury of a cappella experts - their votes decide who stays in the contest and which group will be heading home.
10:00 pm
Ep. 3 - Zenith
At the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings, Joann explores the dizzying heights Egypt reaches under its greatest pharaoh, Amenhotep III. Jo reveals the lives of workers and artisans caught up in Egypt's most ambitious building projects. However, this golden age is threatened by the growing power of Karnak's priests.
11:00 pm
To the Ends of the Earth
Narrated by Emma Thompson, To the Ends of the Earth examines the rise of extreme energy extraction in Canada and its impact on the environment, economy and local communities. The fossil fuel industry's intensive hunt for unconventional non-renewables, including arctic drilling and shale gas fracking, also gives rise to a formidable array of scientists, authors, and activists who envision a post-growth economic future, premised on cooperation, social justice, and ecological stewardship.

Late Night

12:00 am
Earth: A New Wild - Home
In Bangladesh, every week on average, someone is killed by a tiger. scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan surveys tiger territory with scientists who are trying to find out why these tigers are more aggressive than elsewhere. But in the strangest twist Sanjayan also discovers that fear of tigers is actually protecting the mangrove forests which provide much of the country with from storms and cyclones. Man eating Tigers are protecting a nation of millions.
12:47 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Accounting for climate change
The July 2013 flood was the most expensive natural disaster in Ontario history. It caused an estimated $940 million in damage in the city of Toronto alone. But it's not just disasters that businesses need to consider - shorter winters and hotter summers are having effects on the balance sheet as well. Here's how.
12:53 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Breakthroughs in energy storage
How does renewable energy work when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing? Energy storage is a key piece of the renewables puzzle. Many look to chemical batteries to store power, but a Toronto-based company has a different idea - inflate bags under water to store the energy for use during days when renewables don't function well. Hydrostor president and CEO Curtis VanWalleghem takes us inside their demo plant.
1:00 am
Ep. 3 - Digitus Anularis
Charlie and Gary perform a snowmobile rescue of a lumberjack with severed fingers. Gina and Cameron come face to face with an elderly, over-prescribing doctor and Farida deals with the death of a patient and close friend. Nancy suspects two monks of having AIDS.
1:25 am
Learning Portraits
Learning Portrait: Dan Kunanec
Part of TVO's Learning Portraits series, Dan Kunanec talks about teaching the Green Industries course at Don Mills CI, and how it is a learning experience every day.
1:30 am
Food Unwrapped
Food Unwrapped Ep. 3
The team asks: Why are cashew nuts never on the supermarket shelf in their shells? What exactly is scampi? Does expensive salt taste different to cheap salt?
1:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Living off the grid
Blakeney Malo and Jackson Franchetto generate their own power and grow their own food at a farm in Rockingham, Ont., northeast of Bancroft. Their lifestyle is an extreme example of conservation and demonstrates what it takes to cut the cord completely. From solar panels to pigs, they run a completely self-reliant homestead. We visited their farm to find out what it takes
2:00 am
The Naked Choir
The Naked Choir - Ep 3
Gareth brings the six surviving groups together for the first time, to contend with intensive mentoring at the state-of-the-art Performance Hub. The focus is on vocals. With the help of the best in the business, Gareth will tutor each group to improve their sound before they go head to head once more. They will compete in front of a live audience and a jury of a cappella experts - their votes decide who stays in the contest and which group will be heading home.
3:00 am
Ep. 3 - Zenith
At the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings, Joann explores the dizzying heights Egypt reaches under its greatest pharaoh, Amenhotep III. Jo reveals the lives of workers and artisans caught up in Egypt's most ambitious building projects. However, this golden age is threatened by the growing power of Karnak's priests.
4:00 am
To the Ends of the Earth
Narrated by Emma Thompson, To the Ends of the Earth examines the rise of extreme energy extraction in Canada and its impact on the environment, economy and local communities. The fossil fuel industry's intensive hunt for unconventional non-renewables, including arctic drilling and shale gas fracking, also gives rise to a formidable array of scientists, authors, and activists who envision a post-growth economic future, premised on cooperation, social justice, and ecological stewardship.
5:00 am
Taking the Pulse of the National Health Accord
The Agenda highlights an important story making news this week. Then, school closings, Alzheimer's and dementia in Indigenous communities, the harmful effects of sugar, and what's next for America under Donald Trump. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
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