TV Schedule

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
Dinosaur Train
Best Ever Babysitter / Plant a Tree
Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don are excited that Keira Chirostenotes gets to babysit them for the night while Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon go out for a dinner on the Dinosaur Night Train. Keira shows the kids how a dead log's decomposition provides food and shelter for many living creatures. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon are gleeful as they enjoy their date, exploring the Dinosaur Train's other compartments. Mom and Dad return from their date to find their kids filled with more smiles than when they left them and, later, their pillows filled with several of the little bugs from underneath the decomposing log. --- The Pteranodon kids are spending the day with Grandma and Grandpa Pteranodon! On the Dinosaur Train on the way to their grandparents', Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don learn about sycamore trees. Grandma and Grandpa are so excited to have a whole day with their grandparents and doubly-excited to do a special ,project, with them. They bring the kids to a field lined with sycamore trees and show them one tall one in particular that was - Can you believe it!? - planted by their Dad when he was a kid! Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don get to plant their own sycamore saplings and vow to visit their trees to track their growth as the months and years go by!
6:30 am
Ella the Elephant
Picture This
In trying to make her school newspaper more exciting, Ella borrows her dad's camera to take some photos. But when Tiki's monkey, Lola, 'borrows' the camera and goes on a wild adventure, it introduces Ella and her friends to a whole new kind of photography."
6:45 am
Monkey See Monkey Do
Hedgehog
Monkey wants to help sew the hole in Parrot's hammock but needs a needle, like the ones on Hedgehog's back!
6:57 am
Box Yourself Minis
The Delicious Tower
Øistein makes a party snack tower from paper plates.
7:00 am
Rob the Robot
What Goes Up / Pirate Day
The Friends travel to the Gravity Planet to learn more about gravity. They learn the hard way that was goes up, doesn't always come down! -- It's ,Intergalactic Talk Like A Pirate Day!, and to celebrate, the crew's travelling to the Buccaneer Planet! Things don't quite go as planned however, when an overly bossy Pirate takes the fun out of their adventure.
7:23 am
YOUniverse
Space Colours
A girl and her teddy bear dream of flying through space on a fluffy, pink cloud. Together, they explore various patterns and colours in space. Did you know that an aurora is a natural light display that occurs in the sky? It's caused by solar winds that blast the Earth with charged particles, electrons and protons. These magical light shows happen in the North and South Poles.
7:25 am
Doggy Day School
Unfair Trade
Koda brings in his new whirly disk (Frisbee) and shows everyone how to throw it and soon everyone is having fun playing with it. Pedro loves the new whirly-disk and tricks Koda into trading it for a few dog biscuits. Koda feels bad and Pedro has to admit it was an unfair trade and trades it back.
7:37 am
Doozers
Short Order Doozers
Baker Timberbolt is swamped at the Bakery. His new Super Sammies are a huge hit and he can't keep up with the demand! The Pod Squad come to the rescue, building a new invention that allows customers to make the sammies themselves.
7:49 am
Floogals
Project Rollerskates
Why would a shoe have wheels attached? The Floogals find out and in the process go on a roller-coaster adventure around the house, learning to lean and steer the boot along the way!
8:00 am
Paw Patrol
Mission Paw: Royally Spooked! / Pups Save Monkey-Dinger
Who you gonna call when a ghost knight is haunting your castle?? The Paw Patrol! When the spooked Earl of Barkingburg calls Ryder, the Paw Patrol jet to Barkingburg for a 'Mission Paw' to prove there's no such as ghosts and to discover what's really behind this spirited scare. But, while Ryder is ready to bust this royal "ghost", one of the pups isn't running on the double to save the day. Rubble's afraid of ghosts - and until they prove this one isn't real, he's going to steer clear of the castle in the Mission Cruiser. While Rubble keeps safe on the team vehicle, Ryder discovers who's really haunting the castle - it's Sweetie! She's trying to scare everyone out so she'll have the castle all to herself. She'll finally be Queen of the Castle! When Sweetie succeeds in clearing the castle of everyone but her and her ghost knight, Ryder calls on Rubble to board his Mini-Miner to break into the castle and save the day. But Rubble still thinks a specter has taken over the castle, not Sweetie. To save Barkingburg, Rubble will have to overcome his fear of things that go bump in the night! This is a 'Mission Paw'! --- When the greedy Mayor Humdinger steals a mask, from the Monkey Temple, he didn't expect it to magically make him think he's a monkey! Ryder and the pups, along with Carlos and Tracker, must chase Humdinger through the jungle, as he swings through the trees with Mandy the Monkey and her family! The pups have dealt with monkey business before, but this is plain Humd-iculous!
8:24 am
Zerby Derby
Lighthouse
Lily and Zack are driving along in the early morning when they find Bob the Boat beached up on the shore. Bob tells them that it was so dark last night that he couldn't find his boat house. With the help of Mika the Mechanic they place a lighthouse on Zerby Town Pier so he can see his way at night. But when they come to test it out they find where you put light is very important. They aim it at the shore, but all Bob can see is the bush it's hitting. They try again, this time aiming the light right at Bob, which doesn't help either. They find that the lighthouse works perfect if it's aiming right at Bob's boathouse.
8:31 am
Shutterbugs
I am Sparkletush / Big Time Trippin
A mysterious painter is leaving GIANT portraits of art around town, and no one seems to know who's doing it. --- Skeeter, upset about his height, tries to find crazy ways to compensate for shortcomings.
8:55 am
Dino Dan
Tracker Trek / Teach a Spino to Fish
When Penelope and her Mom take Trek camping, they wake up to find that something's messed up their campsite. Trek thinks it was a dino. But which dino?! It's up to Trek and Penelope to track it and find out! --- Trek goes fishing with Grandma and discovers a baby Spinosaurus taking his fish! Trek realizes its Mom isn't around so he teaches the Spinosaurus to catch its own fish.
9:16 am
Odd Squad
Soundcheck / Double Trouble
Olive and Otto must figure out how and why things are disappearing around town when all Otto wants to do is listen to a song by his favorite band, Soundcheck. --- Debbie from Debbie's Pizzeria has doubled... not once, but twice... creating four Debbies! When one of the Debbies go missing, Olive and Otto need to find her.
9:43 am
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. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack.
10:10 am
Jack
Freezin' Hot
When Jack decides to help the kids make some slushy ice drinks, he rigs up a gizmo that quickly freezes over and causes a blizzard that almost causes the clubhouse to collapse.
10:21 am
It Matters
It Matters - Carol, Paromita & Yasmine's Story
It Matters addresses issues in kids' lives- issues adults think kids don't think or worry about. Real kids telling stories about tough topics like poverty, bullying, and self esteem.
10:24 am
Making Stuff
Outdoor Billboards
Wiz and Gears find out how giant billboards are put together.
10:30 am
Look Kool
Trusses
Hamza wonders why so many structures, like bridges, are made of interlocking triangles. To find out why, Hamza interviews a bridge troll, challengers create their own bridges to cross ,shark infested, waters, and the Investigators test the strength of a spaghetti bridge. Meanwhile, Koolkatt shows off by creating hundreds of triangular origami cats for Hamza to tidy.
10:53 am
Beats in Bites
Itchy, Scratchy
In this episode, we're scratching with vocal ventriloquism.
11:00 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Bubble Trouble
Dad has a deadline so Jerry offers to make lunch-how hard can it be?! Nicole has gum from a Birthday party, chews it, and sticks it on the kitchen table. Curious, Gant steps in it and gets stuck. Desperate to get out of the gum, he gets Bakko's attention. Bakko is convinced this sticky stuff is a Blibber Blubber plot to trap everyone. Jerry notices the Raiders are stuck to the ceiling, hanging on a bubble-gum thread right over an unsuspecting dad. Once Jerry figures out the properties of gum and how to get gum off surfaces, he rescues the Raiders and even shows his sister how to blow a huge bubble.
11:11 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Mr. Rathbone
The Raiders help Jerry build a model airplane when a new neighbor, 7-year old Jamie, asks for help finding Mr. Rathbone, her cat. Jerry gets his dad to draw a picture for a poster, but the Raiders overhear 'sharp Claws and big teeth" and are convinced a jungle cat is on the loose. They will 'capture' it with dad's camera. When they spot BURNING RED EYES in the back yard, they are terrified. Flying Jerry's newly built plane to scare off the animal, they sputter and fall to the ground - and almost get caught as not your normal toys , but Jamie is distracted by her cat in the tree. Later, even though Jerry explains how cat's eyes turn red in reflected light, but Bakko is still sure Burning Eyes is out there.
11:23 am
Princess P Party Planner
Practically Perfect Party Planners - Episode 8
Princess P applies her proportional reasoning skills to the world of party planning in this exciting math series. In this episode she saves the pie eating contest
11:26 am
MathXplosion
That's So Twisted
Eric is tangled up with what seems to be a never-ending challenge. How will he make a set of linking rings from one strip of paper? It's not magic... it's math!
11:30 am
Giver
Manitoba Playground
Manitoba's playground is inspired by Canada's agriculture roots. Here the Giver kids build an impressive 2 level barn structure with monkey bars and a slide. They also build a corral of horses and a super chicken!
11:53 am
Story Explorers
The Mechanic
Story Explorer Devontae tells his story: The Mechanic.
11:56 am
Reading Rangers
Tale and Tail
Giggles tells the Tale of the Tail, a story about a man who one day woke up with a tail. Most people in town make fun of him, until they realize this tale tail has a special purpose.
11:59 am
Science Max: Experiments at Large
Chemistry
This episode of Science Max is about chemicals. Chemicals make up everything around us and we're finding out which ones you can mix together to make spectacular science! For instance can the old baking soda and vinegar volcano be maxed out with a lot more ingredients? What about stronger acids? What about two totally different chemicals?

Afternoon

12:21 pm
Pop It!
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
Lamar, Shemar and Briana get their whole bodies POPPING to a great original song, Head and Shoulders! Briana teaches a new twist on the familiar favorite: head, shoulders, knees, and toes and then Shemar breaks it down some more for us as he teaches the steps to the chorus.
12:29 pm
Mystery Files
The Mystery of the Big Deal
Kyla repairs the ring with a jeweler, and discovers it's a wedding ring - a symbol of a contract. Meanwhile E.B. takes the wampum belt to a Native expert, and learns that it was also a kind of contract. The seal-stamper clue turns out to be a seal of authenticity; it leads Kyla to a violin store, where she gets to examine a real Stradivarius violin worth millions of dollars. The gang realizes that contracts take many forms, but no matter what they look like, they're all about keeping your word.
12:52 pm
MathXplosion
Pop Up Paper
Here's a trick for junior mathemagicians. Turn any piece of paper into a three dimensional object. Join Eric as he folds, cuts, and... Pop! It's not magic... it's math!
12:55 pm
Mark's Moments
Gavin
Gavin Braun. Today on Mark's Moments, host Mark Sykes spends the day with 11 year-old Gavin who has Polystotic Fibrous Dysplasia (PFD), a disease that affects the bones in his leg. Gavin gets Mark to run with one shoe higher then the other so that Mark can better understand what it feels like for Gavin to play with PFD. They also get to check out Gavin's neighbourhood and play some music together.
1:00 pm
WordGirl
A Few Words from Wordgirl / Ears to You
The school is gearing up for Inspiration Day, and since WordGirl's heroic actions always uplift the town's citizens, the Principal asks WordGirl to make the keynote speech at the event. WordGirl agrees but immediately begins to feel the pressure. People are expecting a lot from her speech, and even though she can always be counted on to provide a word's definition, can WordGirl really use her words to inspire people? Vocabulary Words: Dawdle, Inspiration --- Mr. Big is up to his mind-control tricks once again, this time through the use of some ultra adorable Squishy Bunny Ears. When Becky sees the Ears for sale, she scoffs- "Who wants to wear those?" Turns out, Mr. Botsford does, and as soon as he puts them on, he causes a citywide craze. People start buying up all of Mr. Big's Squishy Bunny Ears. It's BUN-demonium. Can WordGirl figure out Mr. Big's latest trick before the whole town is under his mind control? Vocabulary Words: Original, Laughable
1:24 pm
Making Stuff
Pottery
Wiz and Gears are making a teapot!
1:29 pm
Arthur
D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/ Bats in the Belfry
D.W. is panicked when a Scary Clown virus infects the Read family computer. Who will feed her virtual Netkitin pet, while the computer is down?/ Arthur and D.W. are thrilled when Grandma Thora says they can turn her old attic into a clubhouse _ until they learn late one night that they're sharing their space with bats!
1:54 pm
The Media Lab
Reliable Sites
This series explores various aspects of digital literacy and explores how students can become better digital citizens. In this episode Katt and Professor Cheddar illustrate that the internet can make research easy and accessible, but it can also easily spread the wrong information.
1:57 pm
The Space
Annedroids Marathon - May 20 Break 1
Day 1 of the Annedroids marathon. Daniel and Melissa intro the first epiosode. Flashback to Gossip Gabby in The Space letting thye cat out of the bag.
1:59 pm
Annedroids
Reset
Shania thinks everything is the worst right now. Nick is not allowed back in the junkyard as per his Mom's new rules, Anne's not answering her walky-talky, and the junkyard has newly upgraded security. Nick thinks Anne doesn't want them to come in while Shania thinks the junkyard has been taken over by an evil genius. In order to find what's really going on behind the now even higher junkyard fence, Shania and Nick break back into the junkyard.
2:23 pm
Annedroids
I, Android
Nick's still not allowed back in the junkyard, so Anne and her Dad invite Nick's Mom to see that the androids aren't dangerous. To keep everybody safe, Anne gives the androids rules they must follow. But, even with new rules, accidents have a tendency of happening when Shania and the androids are around. Unfortunately, instead of making Nick's Mom change her mind, visiting the junkyard made Nick's Mom even more sure it's not a place she wants Nick to be.
2:47 pm
Annedroids
Paling Around
While Anne and Shania work on Pidgely's new exo-suit complete with intruder extraction mode, Pal dresses up as a real kid and learns that there are differences between androids and kids. Nick, who's still not allowed at the junkyard, gets a visit from Charlie. But when Nick and Charlie have different ideas about how to spend the day, Charlie finds someone else to hang out with: Pal. She ends up getting Pal to go with her to the mall because of one of Anne's new rule that dictates the androids must listen to their friends. Anne, Nick and Shania have to get Pal away from Charlie and out of the mall before anyone notices Pal's not a real kid. That's where Pidgely's new extraction mode comes in!
3:10 pm
Annedroids
The Escape Artist
Anne visits Ada at Magnus Tech where she meets Magnus 22 (Ada's artificially intelligent computer) and Cleaner X1956, a cleaner robot Ada wants to retire. Meanwhile, Shania plays tag with the androids at the junkyard and Nick works on his chores at home. To avoid getting tagged, Pidgely and Eyes escape to Nick's house and make a mess. Luckily Anne brought Cleaner X1956 home to save it from retirement and, to help out, Cleaner X1956 cleans Nick's house and paints a beautiful picture. In the end, the kids give Cleaner X1956 a new name (,Art,) and welcome their new friend to the junkyard.
3:34 pm
Annedroids
For Art's Sake
Art Day! Shania wants to welcome Art by doing a day of art lessons when Anne would prefer focusing on camouflaging the junkyard for added security. Meanwhile, Charlie visits Nick to test her science project: a lie detector. Charlie uses her lie detector on Nick to find out what really happened when she was at the mall with Pal. When Charlie's tests on Nick are inconclusive, she breaks into the junkyard to confront Pal. Luckily, Anne's lesson in camouflage taught Pal a thing or two.
3:57 pm
Annedroids
Teacher's Pal
When Nick's Mom can't drive Nick and Shania to school, Anne and her Dad drive them. Since Pal still wants to be a real kid, Pal sneaks to school in the trunk of Dad's Sweatster. Things get really complicated when Pal joins Shania's Drama class presentation about how Anne, Nick and Shania brought Pal to life. Even though she's really upset that Pal came to school, Anne learns she can't control everything Pal does and ends up agreeing to tell Charlie that Pal isn't a real kid but an android.
4:22 pm
Annedroids
Haunted Junkyard
Shania and Charlie are watching the junkyard at night while Anne and her Dad go to a late night tech swap. Even though he's still not allowed in the junkyard, Nick sees three teens breaking into the junkyard and goes over to help the girls keep the androids safe. They use horror movie techniques to scare the teens away, using the concept of ,fight or flight, against them. In the end, it turns out that they weren't random teenagers but one of them, Dylan, is Ada's son. She sent them in to find the androids and - even with the kids' scare tactics - Ada got what she was after, a glimpse of Pal.
4:46 pm
Annedroids
Robo Mutt
When Nick sees that Zack, Anne and Shania are hanging out without him, he's a bit bummed that he's still not allowed to go to the junkyard. To make him feel better, Nick's Mom invites him to go to work with her to see an animal segment she's shooting that day. Meanwhile, Anne needs Zack and Shania's help with a new android she's created: a dogdroid named Fangs. But, even though he's at work with his Mom, Nick ends up being the most helpful because he relays skunk, porcupine and boa constrictor defenses to help make Fangs the best guard dog/android ever. Since he helped his friends so much, Mom finally allows Nick to go back to the junkyard. Unfortunately, Fangs is still in guard dog mode when they arrive and ends up ripping Nick's Mom's car apart, ruining any and all progress Nick made.
5:10 pm
Annedroids
Broken Parts
Nick's Mom needs to get her car fixed after Fangs destroyed it. Anne and Nick try to fix it while Nick's Mom and Anne's Dad bond. Shania discovers Anne's Mom's gift to Anne - a music box. Nick's Mom has a talk with Anne and agrees to help her look for her mother. Nick is allowed back in the junkyard after everyone chips in to fix her car, including Dad, who makes her car a sweatster.
5:34 pm
Odd Squad
High Maintenance / Not OK Computer
Agents switch jobs with the maintenance department for a day. --- The agents get trapped in a computer.
6:00 pm
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 a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess
6:27 pm
Making Stuff
Cuckoo Clocks
Wiz and Gears are going cuckoo for cuckoo clocks!
6:32 pm
Finding Stuff Out
Best of Finding Stuff Out Season 1
The final show of the first season brings together highlights of the previous fifteen episodes. The most amazing experts, incredible experiments, and entertaining animals - and the funniest bloopers - all come together to help Harrison's first season go out with a big bang!
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
National Geographic Photographers: The Best Job in the World
For 125 years, men and women with cameras slung around their necks have tramped every corner of the planet to bring back photographs that will grace the pages of National Geographic magazine. Cory Richards is the new generation of camera warrior. Young, charismatic and fearless, he is tackling an assignment that will take him into unknown territory and challenge both his wits and his skills. He's headed to Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, where he will make first ascents of unexplored peaks.
7:48 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The view from the roof
The end of the government's MicroFIT program this year marks the conclusion of an era of solar development in Ontario. We get the perspective of solar installer Sean Flanagan, owner of Flanagan and Sun, on what is driving renewables.
7:52 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Buried contamination in the north
At an abandoned military base in the northernmost part of Ontario, warming temperatures could have a disastrous effect on material left over from the Cold War. Locals who worked at the base, which was decommissioned in 1965, remember dumping chemicals right into the ground. Now, as the permafrost disappears, people in Peawanuck are worried about contaminants damaging the environment.
8:00 pm
Ep. 2 - East Cape
The East Cape is a spectacular coast blessed with stunning beauty. Lonely shores are strewn with driftwood; while it's beautiful sandy bays lure just a handful of visitors. It is a region of firsts, being the first place in the world to see the sun rise. But behind the picture postcard beauty, there's a deadly and dramatic past.
8:47 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Farming in a changing climate
New discoveries from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, located in Niagara, helps farmers deal with the changing climate. With longer, hotter summers come more frequent droughts and new kinds of pests. We look at how Vineland is helping farmers handle the changing climate.
8:52 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The changing hunt
Wolves are survivors, but climate change is affecting the prey available to them and the way they hunt. Shorter, warmer winters mean there's less ice for the wolves to cross to hunt beavers. Populations in Ontario remain strong, but climate change is altering their way of life.
8:55 pm
Power of Documentaries 2016
TVO's Executive Producer of Documentaries, Jane Jankovic, highlights the importance of supporting documentary storytelling on TVO.
9:00 pm
Portrait of Wally
Egon Schiele's portrait of his mistress, Walburga Neuzil, is the pride of the Leopold Museum in Vienna. But for 13 years the painting was locked up in New York, caught in a legal battle between the Austrian museum and the Jewish family from whom the Nazis seized the painting in 1939. The film traces the history of this iconic image, which resurfaced on loan to the Museum of Modern Art in 1997. The case brought the story of Nazi art loot into the open.
10:32 pm
Ep. 2 - The Other Side of the Taj Mahal
The Mughals created the most famous and dazzling empire that India has ever seen, from the Taj Mahal to fabulously intricate miniatures of court life. Art historian Sona Datta traces how this most spectacular of Indian civilizations also sowed the seeds of discord. The artworks the Mughals left behind over their 200-year empire, even the buildings that have traces of Hindu architecture as well as Muslim, clearly show how this debate played out.
11:18 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Snowmobiling in a changing climate
Snowmobiling is essential to tourism in rural Ontario, but the trails are becoming increasingly difficult to maintain. Warmer temperatures make it difficult to keep snow on the ground and it's not feasible to make snow across all the trails. We check in with the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association to see how they're adapting.
11:22 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The larva lab
The insect lab at the Great Lakes Forestry Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. is home to the most important insect research happening in the country. Researchers breed and send insects all over the world. They are looking at how dangerous invasive species like spruce budworm are responding to the changing climate.
11:30 pm
National Geographic Photographers: The Best Job in the World
For 125 years, men and women with cameras slung around their necks have tramped every corner of the planet to bring back photographs that will grace the pages of National Geographic magazine. Cory Richards is the new generation of camera warrior. Young, charismatic and fearless, he is tackling an assignment that will take him into unknown territory and challenge both his wits and his skills. He's headed to Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, where he will make first ascents of unexplored peaks.

Late Night

12:18 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Moose in decline
Every year, nature lovers flock to Algonquin Provincial Park hoping to catch sight of moose. Wildlife photographer Steve Elms has been visiting the park since childhood, and each year moose sightings become rarer. The moose population in Ontario has declined 20 per cent over the past decade, according to research from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. We visit the park to see the changes firsthand.
12:23 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Moving farming indoors
Farmer Bob Mitchell's Ottawa-area greenhouse supplies restaurants with locally grown tomatoes, even if they're out of season. His indoor environment isn't susceptible to climate change, making it the ideal growing environment.
12:30 am
Ep. 2 - East Cape
The East Cape is a spectacular coast blessed with stunning beauty. Lonely shores are strewn with driftwood; while it's beautiful sandy bays lure just a handful of visitors. It is a region of firsts, being the first place in the world to see the sun rise. But behind the picture postcard beauty, there's a deadly and dramatic past.
1:17 am
Hungu
Under the African sun, a child walks in the desert with his kin. Death is prowling, but a mother's soul resurrected by music will return strength and life to the child when he becomes a man. Inspired by the grace and raw beauty of African rock paintings, Nicolas Brault paints a story without borders, with the humanity and elegance of a universal narrator.
1:30 am
Portrait of Wally
Egon Schiele's portrait of his mistress, Walburga Neuzil, is the pride of the Leopold Museum in Vienna. But for 13 years the painting was locked up in New York, caught in a legal battle between the Austrian museum and the Jewish family from whom the Nazis seized the painting in 1939. The film traces the history of this iconic image, which resurfaced on loan to the Museum of Modern Art in 1997. The case brought the story of Nazi art loot into the open.
3:00 am
Ep. 2 - The Other Side of the Taj Mahal
The Mughals created the most famous and dazzling empire that India has ever seen, from the Taj Mahal to fabulously intricate miniatures of court life. Art historian Sona Datta traces how this most spectacular of Indian civilizations also sowed the seeds of discord. The artworks the Mughals left behind over their 200-year empire, even the buildings that have traces of Hindu architecture as well as Muslim, clearly show how this debate played out.
3:45 am
Flawed
From Andrea Dorfman's vivid imagination, "Flawed" is a charming little film about very big ideas. Tracing her encounter with a potential romantic partner, Dorfman questions her attraction and the uneasy possibility of love, but ultimately, whether a girl can accept herself, imperfections and all.
4:00 am
Ep. 8 - Secrets of the Dunes
Some 800 years ago, the people of Kenfig on the south coast of Wales thought they had built the perfect town, nestled in a harbour with easy access to the sea. The town appears to have been a thriving commercial success but then it vanished, leaving just a few castle walls to mark its existence. Extraordinarily, the ruins of the complete town are believed to still lie buried under the immense sand dunes that have covered the site since a series of storms lashed the coast over 500 years ago.
4:50 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Melting permafrost
Permafrost is an underground layer of soil or rock that stays frozen all year round, but in recent years it's been thawing. In some parts of the north the thaw has created sinkholes and is disrupting the natural order of life. The full force of climate change is visible at Polar Bear Provincial Park in Ontario's far north.
4:55 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The monarch butterfly's decline
Monarch butterfly populations have been declining for the past 20 years. Its habitat is being decimated, and during its annual migration, it faces threats from storms intensified by climate change. We visit the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory to find out more.
5:00 am
Gastroblast (Long Version)
Tossed Salad / Strawberry Shortcake
Link has a bounty of crisp salad greens so offers GastroBlasters recipes for a simple vinaigrette, a soya sauce vinaigrette, and a creamy ranch dressing. But some greens that Link tossed earlier with vinaigrette have wilted. A simple science experiment reveals that the culprit is the oil. So whenever making a fresh tossed salad, add the dressing just before serving. --- Link has some freshly baked buttermilk biscuits and comes up with an idea to dress them up with a fresh strawberry filling and freshly whipped cream. He'll make Strawberry Shortcake! Chilled equipment is key to getting airy whipped cream, and I.Q. tells Link the reasons why.
5:23 am
Making Stuff
Carillons
Wiz and Gears watch as a different kind of instrument made of many bells is put together.
5:30 am
Alfred Hedgehog
The Case of the Invisible vistior/ Mysterious Fog
When a mess happens, Cynthia accuses Milo of ruining her birthday party. He pleads innocence and says an invisible being did it! After collecting clues, Alfred discovers it's a Chameleon who snuck in the party and stole some food. Since his skin blends with the surroundings, no one saw him! Alfred, Camille and Milo at Alfred's house when suddenly something lands on the house, plunging them into darkness. Rushing outside they discover it's the Principal whose hot air balloon crash-landed. Alfred investigates and discovers a flock of herons crashed into his balloon in the thick fog. Their long beaks pierced the balloon and let out all the air.
5:52 am
Pop It!
Easy as 1-2-3
Shemar shows us we can all be the coolest when we dance, and that his moves are easy as 1-2-3 and we can all do them age 1 to 93 including the head and shoulder push and open pop.
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