TV Schedule

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Morning

6:00 am
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6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Ella's Pet Problem
Ella overcomes her fear of a little mouse - and by being brave and open-minded, she makes a special new friend.
6:15 am
Hi Opie!
Leaves Count!
Opie shares his love of leaves with Sahnya, but finds out she loves counting.
6:23 am
Now You Know (SV)
Earthworms
Howie and Baboo visit earthworm expert Skye at an environmental center, who shows them a compost bin full of earthworms, and explains how earthworms breathe underground.
6:30 am
Doozers
A Doozer of a Dippleplant
With the help of Flex's Grandpa, Grandpa Grip, the Pod Squad is on track to grow the largest dippleplant in Doozer history! But the dippleplant is SO huge they don't have anything big enough to weigh it with; and if they can't weigh it, it won't be entered into the Doozer Records.
6:42 am
MathXplosion
Old Math is New Again
Travel back in time thousands of years ago with Eric to ancient Egypt! Discover and demystify a secret multiplication system. It's not magic... it's math! The Educational Gist: This episode is a fun experiment for novices and experts alike to explore an age-­old multiplication method that used repeated doubling of numbers to get a product. Tune in to see how this ancient method of multiplication, using times two, is similar to that used by modern computers.
6:46 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Super J gets jealous of Marvellous M's success.
The news declares Marvellous M the number one superhero in the city, but that news does not make Super J very happy. To make her feel better, Marvellous M makes her his number one hero.
6:48 am
Dino Dan
Dino Party
It's Dan's birthday and Mom and Trek have a dinosaur surprise for him: a dino scavenger hunt with all his friends!
7:00 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Apollo
The Pups are delighted to be spending the whole day watching an Apollo-Super-Pup marathon on TV. When everyone but Rubble falls asleep, Apollo gets captured by his greatest foe - The Spider King - and appeals directly to Rubble for help from the TV screen. Now it's up to Paw Patrol get to The Spider King's lair to help free their hero. They have to use everything they've got to get Apollo, and themselves out of danger.
7:13 am
Odd Squad (SV)
Training Day Pt.2
In a flashback continuation episode, Olive tells Otto the story of how her old partner, Todd, went to the odd side.
7:28 am
Wild Kratts
The Blue and the Gray
Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when his Creature Power Suit transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an oak tree!
7:56 am
Arthur
D.W.'s Name Game/Finders Key-pers
What's in a name? A lot of hurt feelings, sometimes. Arthur, the Brain and Pinky find a key - but to what? The city? The new science museum? A brand new sports car? And which of them will get to keep whatever fabulous thing they find? When they decicde to split it 50-50-50, the trouble really begins.
8:22 am
Now You Know (SV)
Earthworms
Howie and Baboo visit earthworm expert Skye at an environmental center, who shows them a compost bin full of earthworms, and explains how earthworms breathe underground.
8:29 am
Can You Imagine That!
Professional Acrobat
Olivia imagines what it would be like to be a professional acrobat. She would train really hard to help keep her body healthy and strong, so that she can balance in a pose for a long time.
8:35 am
Zou
Zou and the Elephant Rescue
Zou hears about an elephant that escaped from the local zoo, he's decides to find it. He and Grandpa construct a rudimentary elephant trap. But it isn't an elephant they catch in it, but poor Dad as he returns from work.
8:47 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Music in Me - Dynamics
Gisele explores different types of music. In this episode she explains dynamics - piano and forte.
8:50 am
Zerby Derby
Running Water
The morning after a big rainstorm, everyone wants Walter the Wash-truck to clean the splattered mud off their garage. But every time he does, he has to go all the way to Zerby Town Lake to get more water. Zack and Rex figure it would be easier if Rex moves some water in his bucket and pours it in a hole near the town so Walter doesn't have to make so many trips back to the lake. But going up a hill with water in his bucket proves to be a tricky business for Rex.
8:57 am
Zoomix
Danny the Deer
Deep in the forest lives Danny the deer. His majestic antlers are enough to scare off the bravest intruder. That's why he's the King of the forest!
9:00 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Friend / Pups Save a Stowaway
Feeling like he has four left paws and his clumsy ways are constantly messing up his friend's fun, Marshall decides to take a break from the PAW Patrol and goes off to the woods.
9:25 am
Doozers
Home Tweet Home
Molly's house has a new tenant-a bird! Working together, the Pod Squad designs the ultimate home for their new friend, but soon realize that maybe a 'Doozer' house isn't what the bird had in mind.
9:37 am
Rob the Robot
Hocus Pocus
When the crew head to Wizard Planet, they discover that learning magic requires much more than a wand and pointy hat; a great wizard must also be a great listener!
9:51 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Veggie Adventure
A trip to Hatty's garden shows Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave where vegetables come from, and best of all they get to eat all the lovely veggies for lunch!
10:03 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Uncle Pilot's Postcard
Uncle Pilot sends Miffy a postcard full of exciting news of his travels. She wants to send one back, but what has she got to write about? Fortunately a trip to the post office is full of excitement!
10:10 am
Wibbly Pig
Boat
Wibbly is using a box to make a boat to go on an adventure! He need a mast and a sail. Tiny Pig comes too, but he's not sure how the sail works. Aa gentle breeze helps the boat move slowly and gently. Wibbly draws a map as they go.
10:21 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Take a Moment: Spaghetti
Gisele learns to take a moment to relax. In this episode, Gisele pretends to be spaghetti.
10:24 am
Bing
Lost
Bing takes his Hoppity Voosh toy to the park to see the ducks and play on the slide. But when he steps in dog poo and heads to Amma's house to get cleaned up he leaves Hoppity behind. Amma helps Bing to focus so that he can remember where he went and retrace his steps to find Hoppity.
10:31 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Stop that Bus!
Thomas feels sorry that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so decides to take Bertie on a tour on Sodor by rail.
10:43 am
Raa Raa the Noisy Lion
Ooo Ooo's Jungle Drums
Raa Raa has found an infectious beat, and soon all the other animals in the jungle are joining in. All except for Ooo Ooo, who just can't get the beat right. How can they find a way for all the friends to play together?
10:54 am
Hi Opie!
Corinne's Mom
Opie tries to cheer up Corinne who is sad that her mom is away on a trip.
11:01 am
Monkey See Monkey Do
Pig
Monkey is sculpting with mud and gets help from Pig.
11:13 am
Peep and the Big Wide World
The Trouble with Bubbles
Quack discovers bubbles, but for some reason only he can see them. Is he finally flipping out (as Chirp suspects)?
11:25 am
Lejo
Hole
Lejo tries to reach the other side, but there is a hole in the way. After some attempts he succeeds in a very smart way.
11:29 am
Little Wilfey Bear
The Wilfeysarus
Wilfey has fun making dinosaur footprints to put all over his room. When he goes to the jungle to look for a real dinosaur, he discovers the Wilfeysaurus dinosaur.
11:37 am
Doggy Day School
Food for Thought
Daisy, an Afghan, drops in for the day and brings a special snack - curry biscuits. Will the dogs like them?
11:48 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
That learns how to fix a leaky roof by looking it up.
Gisele's loveable canine pal THAT is building a doghouse in the Big Backyard and he needs our help! Developed in consultation with Let's Talk Science, these segments use real-life tools and materials, comedy and music to introduce preschoolers to a variety of science, math and technology topics such as "plan, do, review", measurement and tool safety. In this episode, That learns how to fix a leaky roof by looking it up.
11:52 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Logbook Lookout!
It's a disaster! Salty's precious logbook has gone missing on Driftwood Bay. It's where he wrote down everything that happened! All the evidence points to Puffin being the culprit but when Lily confronts him the truth is not what anyone expected!
11:59 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save the Hippos
When Raimundo's newest circus animal act, Hippo-Daisy and her Dancing Hippo Babies, knocks down the trapeze. Ryder and the Paw Patrol need to rebuild the structure in time for the big show. Meanwhile, the Hippos escape their enclosure, and the Paw Patrol needs to head them off before they dance into danger by congaing across Rickety Ridge Bridge. Fortunately, Zuma knows where to find the Hippos' favourite treat.

Afternoon

12:11 pm
Floogals
Project Magnets
Flo's fizzer gets stuck to a magnet in the boy's backpack and he's about to leave for school. Boomer has to fine tune his fizzer skills pronto and learn how magnets work to help rescue Flo's ship.
12:22 pm
Making Stuff
Drums
Wiz and Gears find themselves in the drum factory where veneers and thin layers of wood are glued together to form the shell, then the hardware and skin is attached and tuned. Gears learns what a snare is and Wiz gets a special paint job.
12:27 pm
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Sir Readsalot discovers books can be fact or fiction.
Gisele's Big Backyard Book Club has been refreshed with an innovative approach to encourage literacy and oral communication for preschoolers. In each episode, Gisele reads about her friends Sir Readsalot and Lady Writeswell who try to write a story with the help of the children at home. In each segment, we learn about a different aspect of story and written communication through playful dramatic play. Topics include character, action, rhyme and setting. In this episode, Sir Readsalot discovers books can be fact or fiction.
12:30 pm
Doozers
Doozer Amusers
The Pod Squad is thrilled when Professor Gimbal introduces them to his new baby nephew, Pinball. There's just one problem - the baby won't laugh or even smile! But with a little innovation and imagination, they create their very own laugh track that has Pinball cracking up in no time.
12:42 pm
Doozers
Safe From Sound
At home, Spike and Daisy Wheel are startled by a horrible screeching sound - and it's coming from inside the house! It's their mom, Chief Doozer, learning a new instrument called the Doozeedoo! The Pod Squad are determined to come up with a quieter solution that will let her practice her music without disturbing the whole neighborhood.
12:54 pm
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Maximus sets the table for the first time.
First on the Scene celebrates children's accomplishments. Everything from learning to skate, riding a bike without training wheels, losing a first tooth, to drawing a great picture -- by profiling children on a preschool news magazine-styled show called Big Backyard News (BBN). The BBN news anchor is Sticks from Gisèle's Big Backyard. In this episode, Maximus sets the table for the first time.
12:57 pm
Learn to Draw - ABC's
Letter O
Øistein and Doodle draw an opera singer from the letter O.
1:01 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Happy Adventure
Tweet has lost her giggle. A trip to Happy Land helps Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave recognize different types of emotions - sad, happy, anger, fear - and find a way to get Tweet's giggle back.
1:12 pm
Mr. Moon
Sorry Sunny
Sunny has accidentally hurt Anyold's feelings and wants to apologize and Mr. Moon and Stella help her write a poem and then they take it to Anyold who is very touched and feels much better.
1:26 pm
Bing
Lost
Bing takes his Hoppity Voosh toy to the park to see the ducks and play on the slide. But when he steps in dog poo and heads to Amma's house to get cleaned up he leaves Hoppity behind. Amma helps Bing to focus so that he can remember where he went and retrace his steps to find Hoppity.
1:34 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Steamy Sodor
VICTOR has to be away from the Steam Works. THOMAS is to take over for the day. VICTOR tries to tell THOMAS how to run the Steam Works but THOMAS doesn't listen. He wants to get on with his very special job. First SPENCER, then HENRY and lastly JAMES come into the Steam Works to be fixed. But THOMAS doesn't listen to what is wrong with them. He sends SPENCER to the hoist, HENRY he claims needs his special coal and orders the spare funnel for JAMES. His unwitting accomplice in all this is KEVIN who is loyal and obedient: but very confused. KEVIN'S confusion peaks in total Steam Works chaos with SPENCER swinging from the hoist hook, HENRY rolling into JAMES and JAMES covering VICTOR in twigs and soot! THOMAS realises he hasn't listened. He puts it all right - and leaves VICTOR to run the Steam Works and KEVIN to recover...!
1:45 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Uncle Pilot's Postcard
Uncle Pilot sends Miffy a postcard full of exciting news of his travels. She wants to send one back, but what has she got to write about? Fortunately a trip to the post office is full of excitement!
1:52 pm
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Jay and Sticks learn about door safety during a fire.
Gisele and Firefighter Samantha set up a door in the backyard to teach Jay and Sticks about door safety during a fire.
1:55 pm
Little Wilfey Bear
A Bear for all Seasons
Wilfey draws an outline of himself and dresses it in all sorts of clothes - enough for all four seasons of the year. Out in the countryside Wilfey has to deal with summer, autumn, winter and spring, one right after the other.
2:02 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Logbook Lookout!
It's a disaster! Salty's precious logbook has gone missing on Driftwood Bay. It's where he wrote down everything that happened! All the evidence points to Puffin being the culprit but when Lily confronts him the truth is not what anyone expected!
2:10 pm
Rob the Robot
Hare-Raising Event
Out of ingredients for their favourite salad, the friends head to the Garden Planet to plant their own veggies! They quickly learn the merits of tool safety when Rob gets bonked on the head by a rake and is turned into a rabbit!
2:22 pm
Zerby Derby
To Build a Raft
Bob the boat's raft gets washed up and broken during a big storm. Zack, Lily and Bob decide to build a new raft and come up with different things that it could be made out of. But leaves aren't going to work (even though they float). And a single stick just isn't very easy to stay on top of. But the Zerbies are ready to try, try again until they come up with the solution.
2:29 pm
Hi Opie!
Opie Rocks
Opie imagines he's a rock star when Porter's rocker dad (Jason Collett) visits the class. * Special musical guest star Jason Collett (Broken Social Scene)
2:37 pm
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Polka Dot Play: Bear's Birthday Cake
Supporting the Ontario Kindergarten Program, these data management-based segments feature Gisele and her doll friends, Bear, Marigold, Humpty and Dumpty, who use charts and graphs while they engage in dramatic play. Gisele uses a chart to see what kind of birthday cake she should serve at Bear's Birthday party.
2:39 pm
Mister Maker Around the World
Episode 8
Find out how to make something prehistoric in South America. In Australia, discover if he can make a gorgeous glitter badge in just one minute. And see what's cooking in a Hong Kong street market as Mister Maker jets off to the Far East.
3:01 pm
Making Stuff
Coins
A visit to Canada's Mint reveals how coils of steel are turned into the laminated coins we use everyday. Wiz is puzzled by all the steps. Is it money yet?
3:06 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups' Adventures in Babysitting / Pups Save the Fireworks
Mayor Goodway has her hands full with her twin niece and nephew Julia and Julius. She calls on the Paw Patrol to rescue them from a tree, and then twin sit for the day! --- Mayor Goodway is super excited about the fireworks display that will top off Adventure Bay Day.
3:30 pm
Now You Know (SV)
Earthworms
Howie and Baboo visit earthworm expert Skye at an environmental center, who shows them a compost bin full of earthworms, and explains how earthworms breathe underground.
3:37 pm
Space Racers
RoboCoach XL-5
Vulture fires Coach Pigeon and replaces him with the new RoboCoach XL-5, purportedly to modernize the training of future generations of Space Racers... but in fact, the robot was really built to spy on Coot's new Solar Sail invention. After finalizing an untested upgrade to the XL-5 to improve its spying capabilities, the relentless RoboCoach malfunctions in the gym - and forces Vulture to take part in an extreme training class.
3:49 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
Bubble Trouble
When Helmut, the town artist, unveils a new fountain at Cynthia's house, all chaos breaks loose when it starts to bubble and smell really bad.
4:05 pm
Shutterbugs
Bee Minus / Bee Yourself
The Shutterbugs are shocked to discover the daily paper hasn't been delivered, and worse yet, the paper boy (Skeeter) is nowhere to be found! --- Boris' son Bermie is afraid he'll never live up to his dad's expectations.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Pick a Car, Any Car/Jenna's Bedtime Blues
The Read family car is broken, and so is Arthur's heart. How can Mom and Dad even think of replacing it? Jenna is finally invited to Muffy's annual slumber party - and she's absolutely horrified!
4:55 pm
Odd Squad
Happy Halfiversary / Good Egg Bad Egg
Otis discovers he's forgotten an important date in his partnership with Olympia. Now, with Oona and Ms. O providing assistance, he sets off on an odd adventure to set things right. --- The agents try to determine what kind of creature will hatch from an egg.
5:23 pm
Wild Kratts
Falcon City
The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 385 kilometers per hour. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers!
5:50 pm
Dino Dan
Training Wings
Dan teaches Trek how to ride a bike while teaching a baby Pterodactylus how to fly.
6:03 pm
Jack
Sleepwalking Jack / See No Evil
Sleepwalking Jack: A tired Jack falls asleep during a sleepover with the kids and starts sleepwalking through his daily routine, causing all sorts of problems that the kids must cover for. See No Evil: Jack decides to use X-ray light to nab the raccoon that keeps tipping over Nico's garbage.
6:26 pm
MathXplosion
Old Math is New Again
Travel back in time thousands of years ago with Eric to ancient Egypt! Discover and demystify a secret multiplication system. It's not magic... it's math! The Educational Gist: This episode is a fun experiment for novices and experts alike to explore an age-­old multiplication method that used repeated doubling of numbers to get a product. Tune in to see how this ancient method of multiplication, using times two, is similar to that used by modern computers.
6:29 pm
WordGirl
Cherish is the Word / Granny's Intuition
Saving the world, one word at a time! In a city where evil lurks behind every corner, a new super hero rises up to protect the innocent and right the wrongs. WordGirl, disguised as mild-mannered 10-year-old Becky Botsford, uses power punches and some pretty impressive words to fight her battles and defeat the bad guys.
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
Expedition New Guinea - Episode 2
The team of scientists and filmmakers push deeper into the New Guinea rainforest, and enlists the help of a tribe to find and film the extraordinary birds of paradise as they perform their bizarre courtship displays. One member of the team manhandles a giant crocodile, and another is living deep underground, where he discovers a new cave system never before seen by humans.
7:52 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Urban Heat Island Effect
Dense metropolitan areas can be as much as 3C hotter than rural areas because of the amount of buildings, blacktop, people and cars. The City of Toronto instituted a bylaw in 2009 requiring every new building to have a green roof - a roof composed of plants that helps dissipate the accumulated heat. By 2100, Toronto will experience 65 days in a year where the temperature exceeds 30C.
7:56 pm
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8:00 pm
Ontario's Election Finance Rules; Campaign Confessions
The Agenda examines Ontario's proposed election finance legislation. Then, veteran political organizer John Laschinger discusses his work on 50 political campaigns over 35 years.
8:57 pm
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9:00 pm
The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000-Year Story - Ep. 4
Dr. Amanda Foreman looks at the role of women in revolutions that have transformed the modern world, from political uprisings to reproductive rights. Amanda discovers, through women like campaigner and writer Olympe De Gouges, that the French Revolution's promise of equality, liberty and brotherhood would be limited to men.
10:00 pm
Arts Documentaries
Schama on Rembrandt
For art historian Simon Schama, Rembrandt is the greatest artist of all time in part because he exposes broad social and cultural truths through his skill. In this incisive and in-depth film, Schama, one of the world's leading experts on Rembrandt, assesses the Dutch master's final works as he faced the challenges of old age. In his last years leading up to his death in 1669, he was to find a whole new artistic language to express the pleasures and pains of growing old.
11:00 pm
Ontario's Election Finance Rules; Campaign Confessions
The Agenda examines Ontario's proposed election finance legislation. Then, veteran political organizer John Laschinger discusses his work on 50 political campaigns over 35 years.

Late Night

12:00 am
The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000-Year Story - Ep. 4
Dr. Amanda Foreman looks at the role of women in revolutions that have transformed the modern world, from political uprisings to reproductive rights. Amanda discovers, through women like campaigner and writer Olympe De Gouges, that the French Revolution's promise of equality, liberty and brotherhood would be limited to men.
1:00 am
Arts Documentaries
Schama on Rembrandt
For art historian Simon Schama, Rembrandt is the greatest artist of all time in part because he exposes broad social and cultural truths through his skill. In this incisive and in-depth film, Schama, one of the world's leading experts on Rembrandt, assesses the Dutch master's final works as he faced the challenges of old age. In his last years leading up to his death in 1669, he was to find a whole new artistic language to express the pleasures and pains of growing old.
2:00 am
Expedition New Guinea - Episode 2
The team of scientists and filmmakers push deeper into the New Guinea rainforest, and enlists the help of a tribe to find and film the extraordinary birds of paradise as they perform their bizarre courtship displays. One member of the team manhandles a giant crocodile, and another is living deep underground, where he discovers a new cave system never before seen by humans.
2:55 am
Question Period: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Discussions at Queen's Park today.
4:00 am
Episode 4: Kingdom of the Desert
In the spectacular deserts of coastal Peru, archaeologist Dr. Jago Cooper explores the dramatic rise and fall of Chimor, the first empire of South America. His journey begins among the ruins of a vast lost city once home to a monarchy whose subjects transformed the desert landscape, created gold and silver treasures and believed so strongly in the power of their gods that they made the most shocking of sacrifices.
5:00 am
Ontario's Election Finance Rules; Campaign Confessions
The Agenda examines Ontario's proposed election finance legislation. Then, veteran political organizer John Laschinger discusses his work on 50 political campaigns over 35 years.
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