TV Schedule

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
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6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Ella's Dance Off
When Belinda boasts about her dancing skills, Frankie can't take it anymore and challenges her in a dance contest. Frankie recruits Ella and Tiki in the act and discovers that it's not as easy as it looks.
6:15 am
Hi Opie!
Opie Knows It All
Opie thinks he knows everything about life under the sea after a trip to the aquarium, leading him to imagine himself as the teacher.
6:24 am
Now You Know
Butterflies
Howie the caterpillar watches Baboo the butterfly and dreams of flying. In reality, they wonder, ,How does a caterpillar turn into a butterfly?, They visit expert Cheryl at the butterfly conservatory, observe pupae, and get up close and personal with hundreds of butterflies!
6:31 am
Doozers
Doozers on Parade
The Doozer World Expo is underway and it's time for all the villages to present the shows they've prepared to tell everyone what makes their village unique. The problem is, each show is so long and elaborate, the ceremony would take days! Molly puts on her thinking cap and, along with the Pod Squad and her new friends, Buzz, Tag and Zippa, comes up with a great solution that will allow everyone to participate!
6:43 am
MathXplosion
Can See the Tetrahedron for the Trees
Eric digs deep into an age-old mystery of how to place four trees so that they are exactly the same distance apart from each other. It's not magic... it's math! This episode illustrates the power of another problem solving strategy: make a model. We learn how objects can help us to visualize the problem situation, which in this case requires a 3D solution: the tetrahedron. This episode looks at geometry and the three-dimensional object called a tetrahedron.
6:47 am
Dino Dan
Dino Trackers
Dan is trying to track a Stegosaurus when Trek wants to join his game. Dan learns sometimes two brains are better than one.
6:59 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Big Bone
Cap'n Turbot and his cousin Francois are in the middle of an archeological dig when the cliff they are on collapses all around them. They're left perched on a very small, very high piece of ledge. But the rock slide also unearthed the very dinosaur bone they were looking for!
7:12 am
Odd Squad (SV)
O is for Opposite
When Ms. O gets trapped in a mirror, an opposite Ms. O enters the real world.
7:25 am
GBB: Brush Up Bunch
Brush Up Bunch: Dentist Is Your Friend
Gisele's Big Backyard tackles the topic of dental health for preschoolers in a series entitled, "The Brush Up Bunch". Created in consultation with the Ontario Dental Association, "The Brush Up Bunch" is a series of fun and educational Segments set in the Wild West. These segments star GBBY's Melvin as "Pearly White", a cavity fighting cowskunk who uses his dental floss lasso to persuade brush punk "Cavity Jane" that brushing and flossing is the way to dental bliss. In this episode, Cavity Jane learns that although Dentists might look intimidating, they are here to help to take care of your teeth.
7:28 am
Wild Kratts
Fireflies
It's time for the annual Wild Kratts Firefly Picnic so the brothers head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join the fun. But evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the amazing flashing insects to use for a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. Will the Wild Kratts team be able to save the firefly population?
7:55 am
GBB: First on the Scene
First on the Scene: Lost Tooth
Raouf lost his tooth.
7:57 am
Arthur
Arthur Meets the President/ Arthur's Mystery Envelope
When D.W. gets lost during a White House tour, she meets up with a kind employee who reunites her with her family and invites them all to stay for pizza. Mr. Haney gives Arthur a sealed envelope to bring home to Mom, and Arthur and his friends fear the worst.
8:23 am
Now You Know
Puppets
Howie the knight plays Sir Asksalot, and invites Baboo the dragon to share a cookie. In reality, they're playing with puppets, and wonder, ,How are puppets made?, They visit puppet builder Robin at a local puppet shop. Where she shows them different types of puppets from around the world and together they make a hand puppet.
8:30 am
Can You Imagine That!
Nurse
Aimee imagines what it would be like to be a nurse and working as part of a superhero team of doctors and nurses who help people who are injured or sick. keep people healthy.
8:36 am
Zou
Zou's Ant Farm
Zou decides he wants a pet - and ends up with an ant farm. The ants cause more than a little trouble in the house when they get loose, but Poc is on hand to deal with them.
8:48 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Gisele discovers a toy wheel and sorts through a collection.
As Gisele plays with a collection of old toys, we learn about different topics in Science, Technology and Engineering.
8:50 am
Zerby Derby
Crossed Roads
When Zack finds a super-leafy part of the forest, he thinks it would be a good idea to create a trail through the leaves that Zerbies can drive. When he crosses a trail made by Rex - who is doing the same thing - they find that their two trails cause a bit of a traffic problem. They try to come up with a way they can have trails that cross, without letting Zerbies bump into each other at the intersection.
8:58 am
Zoomix
Jambo the Gorilla
Jambo is the great gorilla of the mountains. He lives in a thick tropical forest.
9:01 am
Paw Patrol
Air Pups
The Paw Patrol takes to the sky in their all new Air Patroller airplane! Ryder outfits the pups in new flight suits so they can launch from the air and drop in on friends in need. An active volcano on far away Volcano Island spews out hot lava everywhere and threatens Franciois and Cap'n Turbot who are on a monkey communication expedition. The frightened monkey family scatters into jungle and it's up to the Paw Patrol to gather them all and bring them back to safety.
9:25 am
Doozers
Doozer Re-Users
Flex has broken his beloved hardhat and he doesn't want to get a new one, but the old one isn't safe anymore. Visiting a new friend, Doozer Re-User, Flex learns how to re-use his hardhat in a whole new way.
9:38 am
Rob the Robot
Sports Day
The crew is getting ready to train for the Intergalactic Space-A-Lympics and everyone is excited to hit the track and field... everyone except Orbit.
9:51 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Mountain Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave climb to the top of a mountain to plant Tweet's special flag. A mountain song that describes their actions, as they squeeze under a tree, around a muddy puddle and march over a bridge on the way there, helps them remember the way back home.
10:03 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy and the Leaves
A windy day sends leaves flying everywhere. Miffy has fun both tidying them up and chasing after them - and helps finish Aunt Alice's painting along the way!
10:10 am
Wibbly Pig
Elephant
Wibbly's very special, very unexpected friend Elephant can't really do any of the things Wibbly can do. He's too big for hide and seek, he's too heavy to play on the slide... but Elephant is great at being Elephant!
10:21 am
GBB: Sandy Math: 2-D Shapes & Groups
Sandy Math: Star
Pirate Gisele is washed ashore and discovers shapes in the sand. When a wave sends her shape a-spinning, she must discover where her shape has gone. This corresponds to the mathematics expectations for spatial reasoning in the all-day Kindergarten program. Pirate Gisele finds a star in the sand.
10:24 am
Bing
Kite
It's a windy day and Bing wants to fly his Hoppity Voosh kite with Flop. And he wants to do it all by himself. Even when Pando arrives and wants to help Bing insists on doing it his way. When the kite gets caught up in the park bench Bing realises that there are some times when another pair of hands comes in handy.
10:32 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
The Lion of Sodor
THOMAS has to transport something called ,The Lion of Sodor,. It's actually a statue, but THOMAS thinks it's a real lion, and is too excited to listen to other engines who try to correct this misapprehension. THOMAS gets his friends to ,help, by giving the ,lion, treacle, fish and straw. So, all because THOMAS was in too much of a hurry to listen to advice, the statue is in a real mess. In Act Three, THOMAS, by asking the right questions now, manages to get the statue cleaned and delivered to the Town Square in time for its unveiling.
10:43 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Creaky Cranky
It's the day of the Spring Party at the DUKE and DUCHESS OF BOXFORD'S Summer House. CRANKY teases THOMAS that he can only carry light loads. THOMAS is outraged by this and determines to prove to CRANKY that he is not ,Tiny Thomas,. First he 'borrows' JAMES' heavy load and then HENRY'S. CRANKY lifts both - albeit with a lot of creaking and cranking. So THOMAS decides CRANKY should lift something heavier - himself. It's too heavy for CRANKY and CRANKY breaks!
10:54 am
GBB: This & That Shop
This fixes the hole in Jay's sweater with a button.
As Jay heads to her flying school reunion, she realizes that there is a hole in her sweater, and asks This to fix it. He explains that it is a buttonhole. He adds a gold button, but it is so heavy it weighs her down so she is unable to fly.
10:56 am
Hi Opie!
Opie's Backwards Day
Opie declares it backwards day after he accidentally puts his t-shirt on backwards.
11:04 am
Monkey See Monkey Do
Moose
Getting ready for a hat parade, Monkey meets Moose who has the best hat of all, his antlers.
11:15 am
Peep and the Big Wide World
A Delicate Balance
What do big birds have that Chirp doesn't? Lots of yummy juicy sunflower seeds, for one thing.
11:27 am
Lejo
Rabbit
Lejo tries to conjure a rabbit out of a hat, but the rabbit isn't very cooperative.
11:30 am
Doggy Day School
Zippy the Turtle
The dogs are playing in the backyard when Lucas sees a turtle wander under the fence. It looks like a baby one, and the gang immediately take it in to protect it.
11:42 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Pirate Puffin
Lily finds a pirate's scarf on the beach and she decides to search for treasure on Driftwood Bay! Puffin seems like an ideal pirate's shipmate, so Lily swaps Puffin and Gull for the day. Cheeky Puffin is much harder work than Lily expects, and she's very glad when she gets her best friend Gull back again!
11:49 am
GBB: Techo Art
Techno Art - Tablet
Gisele shows That how to make drawings on her tablet.
11:51 am
Zerby Derby
Between a Rock and a Wet Place
Zack and Rex are exploring a trail near Zerby Town Lake when Zack falls down a steep hill and lands on a small beach. The hill is too steep to climb up and the beach is blocked at both ends, preventing Zack from being able to get back.
11:59 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Floundering Francois
Cap'n Turbot and his cousin Francois are white whale watching in Adventure Bay when the Flounder hits a rock and starts to sink! This rescue will need all paws on deck.

Afternoon

12:11 pm
Floogals
Project Popcorn
Movie Night just got even cozier! The Floogals discover how popcorn is made when they accidentally trigger the popcorn machine in the kitchen. The team has to fix an avalanche of popcorn flooding the kitchen before they can settle down with the unsuspecting family to share movie night.
12:22 pm
Making Stuff
Pottery
Wiz and Gears are making a teapot!
12:28 pm
GBB: Jay Jay's Jam
Jay Jay's Jam: Disc Jockey
DJ Olliepop (Olivia) is a disc jockey. She mixes some tunes on the Turntable and an mp3 player.
12:31 pm
Doozers
It's a Breeze
The Pod Squad are ready for a rockin' jam session but everywhere they go to play, they're getting in the way. They finally agree to play outside, but it's sooo windy! Turning their problem into a challenge, the group creates all new instruments that play using wind power.
12:43 pm
Doozers
Three's a Team
It's Contest Day at the Doozer World Expo: the day when all Doozers team up to test their invention skills. Spike accidentally promises to enter with both Daisy Wheel and Buzz and now he needs to figure out a way to stay in the contest without hurting anyone's feelings.
12:55 pm
Tumbletown Reads
Start at the Beginning
Tumbleweed learns that a story must be told with a proper beginning, middle and end for it to make sense.
1:00 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Beach Adventure
A Beach Adventure Hatty takes Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave to the beach, where they build a big sandcastle. They choose the right tools for the job and decorate it for the Beach King to live in. But what kind of creature is the Beach King and will he like his new home?
1:12 pm
Mr. Moon
Sirius the Wonder Dog
Mr. Moon and Silva learn tricks from Sirius, and Silva deals with jealousy.
1:26 pm
Bing
Boo
Coco shows Bing how to do really good Big Boos and together they make Flop jump. When Bing tries out his new tricks on Charlie he finds out the power of Boo has to be scaled down for babies.
1:34 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Gordon and Ferdinand
The Fat Controller tells Bash, Dash and Ferdinand that they are to be given a reward to welcome them to his railroad.
1:45 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy's Camping Adventure
Miffy isn't sure about camping overnight in Poppy's back-garden tent, especially when scary shadows appear at night. But it's only Snuffy come to join in the outdoor adventure!
1:54 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... A Digger
Henry meets a friendly digger.
1:59 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Harbour Cookies
Lily finds a cookie cutter on the beach and decides that it would be fun to open a cookie stall at the Driftwood Bay harbour. She doesn't however anticipate the effect her new business will have on poor Nonna, who also sells cookies at her Cockle Café!
2:08 pm
Rob the Robot
Bone to Pick
When the friends discover a giant bone floating in outer space, they decide to travel to the Museum Planet to discover where it came from.
2:21 pm
Zerby Derby
Disappearing Leaf Pile
Zack and Lily are playing with a jump that always flips them upside-down. They realize a pile of leaves would be a great way to land upside-down. But it's a very windy day in Zerby Town Forest and the leaves blow away.
2:29 pm
Hi Opie!
Opie's Other Half
Opie and Gavin try to find all the things they have in common with each other.
2:36 pm
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Beach Colours - Purple
Gisele visits the beach and discovers lots of things that are purple.
2:38 pm
Mister Maker Around the World
Episode 15
In Australia, we find out whether he can make a funny fur monster in under a minute; in the UK a Mini Maker gets in an arty twirl with paper, glue and a pen; and in South Africa discover how to make a colourful helicopter with recycled packaging and paper.
2:57 pm
GBB: Backyard Farm
Pig & Sheep
In Backyard Farm, Melvin and Gisele give each other clues, in order to guess which animal is in the backyard pens. This supports the Ontario Kindergarten Program, in Science and Technology: Understanding Living Things.
3:01 pm
Making Stuff
Cuckoo Clocks
Wiz and Gears are going cuckoo for cuckoo clocks!
3:06 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Friendship Day
While celebrating Friendship Day, the pups spring into action to prevent Mayor Humdinger from ruining Adventure Bay's reputation as the friendliest town on the map. Humdinger waylays Mr. Postman, forcing the pups to take over the delivery of Friendship Cards. He also sabotages Chase's truck to prevent him transporting Mayor Goodway's Friendship Cake. When one of Humdinger's plans accidentally sends a fleet of rabbits airborne on little balloons, Chase, Skye, Zuma, and Rocky must use all their skills to mount a rescue.
3:29 pm
Now You Know
Sleep
Superhero Baboo the Spider monkey must save his precious Choo Choo from Howie the Puzzler! In mid-rescue, Mom interrupts their make-believe to remind them it's bedtime. They wonder, ,Why do I have to go to sleep at night?, They visit Dr. Colleen at her sleep lab. She explains why we need our sleep, and shows them tools and computers to study the brain to help people sleep better.
3:37 pm
Space Racers
Election!
Seeing an opportunity to make some positive changes at the Academy, Eagle nominates himself as Class President... only to be challenged by Robyn, who also feels she'd make an effective leader. They agree that the only fair way to decide is to hold an election, so both candidates are soon off and running.
3:49 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
The Artful Art Thief!
Cynthia is outraged when her sculpture of sparkling objects has been stolen.
4:06 pm
Shutterbugs
Bugathlon / Wind Blows
Flick has to compete against his uber athletic nemesis, Blink, in the Marsh's equivalent of the Olympics. An unusual gust of wind threatens the safety of Murky Marsh's annual Bug Bounce fair.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Arthur's Eyes / Francine's Bad Hair Day
For some reason, Arthur isn't doing very well in school anymore. Maybe he just needs glasses? It's school picture day. Muffy is determined that Francine will look her best, and Francine has been shamed into rising to the challenge.
4:56 pm
Odd Squad
Zero Effect / Bad Luck Bears
Olive and Otto must stop zeroes from disappearing before the missing zeroes destroy the town... and Otto turns into a baby. --- When odd things start happening to the Bears basketball team, Olive and Otto must put things right before the big game.
5:24 pm
Wild Kratts
Mom of a Croc
Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes.
5:51 pm
Dino Dan
The Chicken or The Dino
Ms. Carver's class gets a new addition in the form of mystery eggs and Dan just knows one of them is a dinosaur egg!
6:04 pm
Jack
Bath Time / Bad Hair Day
Jack goes down a water drain to retrieve Sam's missing toy and is accidentally washed out to sea. With his jetpack on the fritz, Jack's only way back is to hitch a ride via the rain cycle. Jack thinks the kids sudden perfect behaviour is the result of brain damage from a recent haircut. So Jack retrieves their discarded hair and contrives a way to plant it back into their heads and repair the damage.
6:26 pm
MathXplosion
Magic 9's
Mathemagician Eric reveals a cool math trick that will amaze your friends! No matter what numbers are chosen, the answer will always be nine. It's not magic... it's math! The Educational Gist: This episode introduces the concept of following simple calculations that illustrate the special properties of 9. Follow a given sequence... multiply by three, add three, multiply by three, and add two digits and behold the amazing answer!
6:30 pm
WordGirl
Don't Mess With The Best / Peanut Butter Battles
Since Victoria Best couldn't outdo WordGirl at being a superhero, she decides to become the cities' best villain. / Chuck adds a new condiment to his arsenal -- peanut butter!
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 3 - Shifting Sands
Examining the Arabian people's changing relationship with nature. Traditional camel races are ridden by robot jockeys and falcons are trained with radio-controlled planes, but wildlife is also protected. Tagged dugongs swim in the warm Gulf waters and whale sharks are kept safe
in 'no-take' zones.
7:51 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.
7:55 pm
Support TVO
Support TVO: Current Affairs and Documentaries
Steve Paikin and Stacey Dunseath discuss the importance of viewer support for TVO's current affairs and documentary content.
8:00 pm
What Now, America?; The Spirit of a Country
As Donald Trump prepares to be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, The Agenda examines what changes are in store for the country. Then, American essayist Richard Rodriguez on what his life experience can tell us about the U.S. state of mind.
9:00 pm
Ep. 3 - Religion
There has never been a better time to be born a woman thanks to recent progress on equal rights. But are the world's great religions keeping up with society? In the third episode of Her Story: The Female Revolution - we meet the women fighting for more equality within their own religious faiths.
9:51 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Storm chasers
The changing climate means more frequent, intense storms. The most expensive natural disaster in Ontario history was the massive 2013 rain storm, which dumped 125mm of rain in a few hours. Storm chasers see the effects of severe weather first-hand. Here's what they see.
10:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Once Upon a Time in Denmark
In episode two of Andrew Graham-Dixon's epic journey through Scandinavian art and landscape, Denmark emerges from modest beginnings to become one of the greatest powers and arbiters of taste in northern Europe, a story of incredible transformation befitting the homeland of the greatest fairytale spinner of them all, Hans Christian Andersen, creator of The Ugly Duckling and The Emperor's New Clothes.
11:00 pm
What Now, America?; The Spirit of a Country
As Donald Trump prepares to be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, The Agenda examines what changes are in store for the country. Then, American essayist Richard Rodriguez on what his life experience can tell us about the U.S. state of mind.

Late Night

12:00 am
Ep. 3 - Religion
There has never been a better time to be born a woman thanks to recent progress on equal rights. But are the world's great religions keeping up with society? In the third episode of Her Story: The Female Revolution - we meet the women fighting for more equality within their own religious faiths.
12:50 am
The Art of Drag
Prominent Toronto based drag queen, Ryan Ashick, shares the story of finding his voice as DManda Tension.
12:53 am
One
Sean Frost was 21 when he was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison. A third of that time was spent in segregation. During this time he embarked on a journey of self-discovery that would change his life forever. ONE explores life after prison and the struggles of one man trying to make peace with his past while hoping for a better future.
1:00 am
Ep. 2 - Once Upon a Time in Denmark
In episode two of Andrew Graham-Dixon's epic journey through Scandinavian art and landscape, Denmark emerges from modest beginnings to become one of the greatest powers and arbiters of taste in northern Europe, a story of incredible transformation befitting the homeland of the greatest fairytale spinner of them all, Hans Christian Andersen, creator of The Ugly Duckling and The Emperor's New Clothes.
1:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Polar bears on the brink
When the ice in Hudson Bay melts each spring, northern Ontario becomes home to nearly a thousand polar bears, but scientists are noticing extreme weight loss among that population. Between 1984 and 2009, the average weight of a male polar bear in the region dropped by 45 kilograms, while females were 31 kilograms lighter. A shorter freeze-up season means less time to access vital food sources, and that puts Ontario's polar bear population at risk.
2:00 am
Ep. 3 - Shifting Sands
Examining the Arabian people's changing relationship with nature. Traditional camel races are ridden by robot jockeys and falcons are trained with radio-controlled planes, but wildlife is also protected. Tagged dugongs swim in the warm Gulf waters and whale sharks are kept safe
in 'no-take' zones.
2:50 am
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.
2:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Polar bears on the brink
When the ice in Hudson Bay melts each spring, northern Ontario becomes home to nearly a thousand polar bears, but scientists are noticing extreme weight loss among that population. Between 1984 and 2009, the average weight of a male polar bear in the region dropped by 45 kilograms, while females were 31 kilograms lighter. A shorter freeze-up season means less time to access vital food sources, and that puts Ontario's polar bear population at risk.
3:00 am
Ep. 3 - The Road to Rio
Michael Palin continues his travels to the centre of the mineral rich state of Minas Gerais. Then, he heads Rio de Janeiro, which will host the Olympics in 2016 and be one of the main venues for the World Cup in 2014.
4:00 am
Ep. 3 - Are We Alone?
Brian Cox explores the ingredients needed for an intelligent civilization to evolve in the universe - the need for a benign star, for a habitable planet, for life to spontaneously arise on such a planet and the time required for intelligent life to evolve and build a civilisation. Brian weighs the evidence and arrives at his own provocative answer to the puzzle of our apparent solitude.
5:00 am
What Now, America?; The Spirit of a Country
As Donald Trump prepares to be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, The Agenda examines what changes are in store for the country. Then, American essayist Richard Rodriguez on what his life experience can tell us about the U.S. state of mind.
5:57 am
Learning Portraits
Learning Portraits: Alf Iannarelli
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign. Alf Iannarelli is the general manager and creative director of the Santa Claus Parade. He started off 45 years ago building floats as a summer student, where he learned every aspect of the craft and eventually worked his way up to overseeing one of the city's oldest and most beloved holiday season events.
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