TV Schedule

Monday, January 16, 2017

Late Night

12:52 am
Behind the Lens
Behind The Lens (To Make A Farm)
Steve Suderman tells us about his motivation behind directing the documentary film, "To Make a Farm".
1:00 am
Superfoods: The Real Story
Superfoods: The Real Story, Ep. 2
Kale, spirulina, broccoli, quinoa ... every day we're bombarded with headlines about the health properties of the latest superfoods: dietary miracles that promise to prevent cancer, slow down the aging process, protect against heart attacks and battle those unwanted fat cells. They sound exotic and full of promise, but can we really believe the hype?
1:25 am
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.
1:30 am
Ep. 2 - Five for Fighting
While on patrol with a law officer Gary gets a taste of northern justice and a heaping helping of racism. Cameron and Gina discover that drug addiction isn't just for the young, Eva and Melanie try to talk Mylo into resuming chemotherapy and Charlie's marital counseling session goes off the rails.
1:55 am
Learning Portraits
Learning Portrait Jimmy Wisdom
Learning Portrait Jimmy Wisdom
2:00 am
Ep. 2 - Tomorrow's Food
Dara O Briain continues to reveal the awe-inspiring future of our food. He's joined by Angela Hartnett, who meets a robot that can mimic all the moves of a top chef. Dr. Shini Somara heads to Japan to discover if technology can beat willpower in the battle of the bulge. Chris Bavin finds out if the British public will ever accept insects as an appetising snack. Dara discovers how forensic science is tackling the billion-pound business of food fraud. This series will change the way we think about the food we grow, buy and eat.
2:52 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The birder's view
Amateur birders are going to be among the first to see the impacts of climate change. The Audubon Society says nearly half of North America's bird species are threatened by climate change. We catch up with amateur birders to find out what they've been witnessing.
3:00 am
Ep. 3 - How Did We Get Here?
The question of our human origins is one of the most controversial science has wrestled with. Michael Mosley tells the story of how scientists came to explain the beauty and diversity of life on earth, and he reveals how its evolution is connected to the long and violent history of our planet.
4:00 am
Ep. 3 - Tudor Monastery Farm
It's the height of summer and the farmers are carefully monitoring cereal crops from which they'll make the staple foods of everyday Tudor life - bread and ale. Records show that it wasn't unusual for a person to consume a two-pound loaf and drink eight pints of weak ale a day.
5:00 am
School Closures in Ontario
The Agenda welcomes Ontario Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter to discuss the fate of several low-enrolment schools slated for closure across the province. Then, a closer look at the tough choices faced by the affected school boards and the impact they'll have on their local communities.
5:57 am
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.
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