TV Schedule

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
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6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Up, Up and Away
Ella and the kids enter a kite flying contest as TEAM FRIENDSHIP. Good intentions melt away when the kite building turns to bickering. As the contest approaches the team has a falling out. Ella rallies to rebuild the kites and friendship and leads the team to victory.
6:15 am
Opie's Home
Opie's Bedtime Swap
When Opie resists bedtime and wishes that he was the parent, Mom and Dad grant him his wish and Opie learns that being the grown up is harder than it looks.
6:22 am
Zerby Derby
Flower Power
Zack finds Lily in the middle of the trail, trying to keep Zerbies from running over a flower. They try to come up with ways to protect the flower, while still keeping the trail open for Zerbies to drive through. Rex comes in to help by putting a rock in the middle of the path, but it still isn't the right solution. Soon Lily figures out a way to protect the flower on the road without slowing any Zerbies down.
6:30 am
Now You Know
Snails
At the park, Howie and Baboo visit snail expert Daisy who shows them banded garden snails and a giant African land snail, and explains why snails produce slime.
6:37 am
Doki
Fico's Floaties / Doki Digs to China
A rubber duck has been found on a beach... with Fico's name on it! Fico gasps, he lost it on a trip to Iceland last year! But how did Fico's duck travel so far? Curious, the Team fly off to recover the duck. Then they hear about more of his ducks turning up in far away places. Fico is excited, maybe someone somewhere has found 'Flapsy', his most beloved duck of all! The trail leads to an Oceanography Research Ship, where they learn that Fico's ducks have been helping scientists map and measure ocean currents! Hmm. Could those currents help the Team find Flapsy? --- When Oto builds a tunnel-boring machine, Doki suggests they try to find out if what his grandma used to say is true: can we really dig to China? The boys hop into the machine, and set off on a journey to drill right into the earth's crust, while the girls playfully race them to Beijing, China in the plane. Arriving early, the girls try making a giant fortune cookie - and accidentally trap Mundi inside one! Meanwhile, the boys' overconfidence gets them trapped too, deep inside the Earth, where it's far hotter than they ever expected.
7:01 am
Odd Squad (SV)
Training Day Pt.1
In a flashback episode, Olive tells Otto the story of how her old partner, Todd, went to the odd side.
7:14 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Sleep Walking Bear
When an ice sculpture turns out to be a hibernating bear, the pups must get it safely home before it wakes up.
7:29 am
Wild Kratts
Cheetah Racer
Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. The team, inspired by the cheetah, ,revs up, to explore the different functions required for speed build a cheetah racer and win the race. Animals Featured: Cheetah, Gazelle Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: New look at the Cheetah' unique body design and the aspects that make it the fastest animal on the planet
7:56 am
Arthur
April 9th
April 9th begins like any normal day...until a fire forces Lakewood Elementary to close. The kids have a wide range of emotional reactions.
8:22 am
Canada Crew
Canadian Birds
Bebe and Mo climb a tree to go bird watching and visit Suzanne in Newfoundland to meet Puffins, while Gavin flies South with his fellow Canada Geese.
8:30 am
Splash and Bubbles
Cleaner of the Kelp / How Bubbles Got Her Moves Back
While playing in the kelp forest, Splash, Bubbles and Dunk meet Tidy the Garibaldi Fish, who is the self-appointed Kelp Forest Ranger. Tidy has been taking the kids' shells as they play in the forest, because he likes to keep everything clean and tidy. --- Bubbles injures her fin and has trouble swimming, but still wants to move around, so she begins trying all of the methods that other creatures on the reef use to move.
8:56 am
Can You Imagine That!
Fashion Designer
Tasha wants to be a Fashion Designer. She imagines what it would be like to design her own party dresses and then create some for your friends. Tasha would have her own store and would even design and make clothes for pets!
9:01 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Goldrush / Pups Save the Paw Patroller
When a grizzled old prospector discovers gold in Adventure Bay, it's a bona fide, dog gone, gold rush! But Mayor Humdinger from Foggy Bottom decides it'd be easier to let others find the gold, and he and his Kit-tastrophe Crew swipe the gold! Ryder and the Pups have to chase down Humdinger and the kittens - or Mayor Goodway won't get to build a solid gold statue for Chickaletta! --- Mayor Humdinger decides he needs a bigger TV, and one of the biggest ones he knows of is already on wheels - in the Paw Patroller. His kittens, The Katatrophe Crew, hop behind the wheel and drive it away Ryder and the pups, including ROBO-DOG, run down the big rig, but when the gas pedal gets stuck, the chase becomes a rescue!
9:25 am
Doozers
Hiccup-A-Majig
Something's wrong in Doozer Creek. First Baker Timber Bolt gets a case of the hiccups, and then doozers all over start hiccuping! The Pod Squad soon discover that a bunch of jumping beans has fallen into Baker Timber Bolt's latest batch of Zesty Radish Cakes. After trying a few silly methods to get rid of the hiccups, the team remembers that a good scare is a surefire way to solve this problem. The Pod Squad work together to build a super fun, (and scary!) doozercoaster!
9:37 am
Rob the Robot
Hero at Heart
Rob wants to be just like his hero Heracles, so the crew travels to Stadium Planet for hero training! Rob learns the hard way that there's a lot more to being a hero than just feats of strength.
9:50 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Spot the Difference Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave play a 'spot the difference' game, looking for the odd one out in groups of things. By looking very carefully, Dave manages to spot all the different shapes, sizes and colours.
10:02 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy the Fairy
Miffy mistakes a stick for a magic wand and tries to do fairy magic; wanting to cheer her up, Melanie and Grunty conspire to make her think it is working.
10:09 am
Wibbly Pig
Noise
Wibbly is standing very very still. He has heard a strange noise and doesn't know what it is. Together we decide to go and find it. Is it coming from the bedroom? It sounds like a spaceship? No! That strange noise is a little clockwork frog! Is it coming from the bathroom? It sounds like an octopus taking a shower! No! That strange noise is a drippy tap! It's coming from the garden! We creep slowly towards the clickety clackety racket and find... Aunt Larlie doing her knitting!
10:20 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Gisele and Jay make pizza snacks.
It's time for Chef in the Yard, where Chef Gisele and Chef Jay make healthy and tasty pizzas made from English Muffins, pizza sauce, broccoli, mushrooms, green peppers and cheese.
10:23 am
Bing
Potato
Bing and Sula find a potato in Amma's vegetable patch with a comical 'face', so they take it under their wing, naming it "Nosey". The two children look after Nosey and show him around the nursery but unfortunately Nosey goes down the slide too quickly and his 'nose' falls off. Amma shows them how to plant both bits of potato so that they can grow new potatoes.
10:30 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Thomas and the Runaway Kite
The engines were preparing for the Sodor Kite Gala. THOMAS is very excited because he loves kites. SIR TOPHAM HATT'S GRANDCHILDREN are up on Gordon's Hill with their multicoloured kite. When the wind blows their kite away THOMAS promises to catch it for them. CHARLIE wants to help THOMAS catch the runaway kite but THOMAS doesn't want any help. THOMAS is sure he can catch it all by himself. THOMAS soon realises that catching runaway kites is really tricky and he can't do it all by himself. It is only with the help of his friends that THOMAS finally catches the runaway kite.
10:42 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Toby's New Whistle
TOBY is fitted with a Brand New Three Chime Whistle while his little bell is repaired. TOBY finds this new whistle a bit daunting. So instead, TOBY comes up with a plan. If he is very careful and drives very slowly he won't need to use it. However, when THOMAS hurtles towards some cows, which have wandered onto the tracks, TOBY is forced to use his bell. TOBY realises that his bell is not that scary, in fact it makes a great noise. So, when GORDON races towards a fallen tree TOBY is happy to blow his whistle and save GORDON too.
10:53 am
Hi Opie!
Opie's Ladybug Friend
Opie is heartbroken when his ladybug friend dies.
11:01 am
Zerby Derby
Esti-mates / Zerby Bridge / Zerby Carrier
While out exploring, Zack, Rex and Axle come across a low bridge. Axle can drive under fine but Zack gets stuck. They call the Construction Zerbies to help make the bridge tall enough not just for Zack, but for Rex as well. After this is done its fine for Zack, but Rex still can't make it. They realize they also need to make space under the bridge wide enough for Rex as well. --- Zack and Rex are exploring when they come across a small stream. They decide to try to cross the stream, and they think back to a floating log bridge they took to get across the lake. They make a floating log bridge but when Zack gets on the bridge the current of the water pushes the bridge down the stream. They try, try again, this time to make a bridge that won't move. A bridge of dirt! But when Rex pours in a load of dirt - it just gets washed away. Rex and Zack know there's a way to solve the problem, but they have to but their hoods together to figure it out. Rex realizes that if they make a log bridge that is above the water, then it won't get washed away and they can cross. No sooner have they made the bridge than Rex is in the water with his life-jacket, trying it out from below as well. --- While out for a drive, Zack, Lily, Rose and Goldie all hit the same rock and they all get flat tires. Rex brings his trailer out to carry them back to Mika's Shop so they can get fixed, but the trailer isn't big enough to fit 4 broken Zerbies. With a rainstorm coming in they have to figure out a way they can all get back to Zerby Town. They try getting on the trailer facing forwards, but that only fits 2 Zerbies. They try sideways, which works a little better, but still only fits 3 of the 4. They try piling on but they just end up falling off when Rex starts to move. Even using sticks to make the trailer bigger doesn't work. Finally, Zack gets the idea that if everyone give him their broken tires and he gives the others his working ones, then he can ride the trailer with 4 broken tires and the others can drive home.
11:25 am
Now You Know
Gravity
Why does an Astronaut Float in Space? Astronauts Howie and Baboo take off in a space shuttle, and release their seatbelts to find they are weightless. Back in a cardboard version of the capsule, they wonder, ,Why does an astronaut float in space?, They visit real-life astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield at an indoor trampoline park, where he shows them pictures he took in Space, and explains gravity while jumping on a trampoline.
11:32 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.
11:44 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!
11:53 am
Splash and Bubbles
Guess Who?
Splash, Dunk and Bubbles try to help a fish that they've never seen before find out who it is and where its home is.

Afternoon

12:06 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Dude Ranch Danny
Pups must rescue Daring Danny when the pony he's riding takes off.
12:18 pm
Floogals
Project Mail
Curious to find out what Mom's doing with her card and envelope, the Floogals fly their fizzers to follow her as she posts a letter. Flo gets trapped in the mail box when her fizzer runs out of battery and the Floogals have to work out a way to get the fizzer back to the house. An envelope and stamp can come in very handy!
12:30 pm
Dinosaur Train
Tiny's Fishing Friend / Butterflies
Tiny can't believe it when he finds out that his friend Cindy Cimolestes doesn't like fish, but she explains that she's a mammal and many mammals don't eat fish. Determined, Tiny sets out to find a mammal in the Mesozoic who likes fish, so she, Buddy, Cindy and Dad set out on a fishing trip, where they run into Cassie Castrocauda, a Jurassic mammal that looks like a cross between a beaver, an otter and a platypus, who also happens to love fish! --- One morning at the family nest, Don befriends a Butterfly that he names Dan. Don, Buddy, Tiny and Shiny watch Dan and three ,sibling, butterflies fly around. The other three butterflies flutter away, leaving Dan with our kids. Don feels for the separated butterfly and vows to re-unite it with his siblings. After Mom and Dad give a quick lesson about butterfly camouflage, Don leads his siblings all around the nest area searching for Dan the Butterfly's lost ,sisters and brother., The whole time, Don keeps an eye on Dan, who camouflages himself when any threat (birds or a frog) are nearby. The long search doesn't yield Dan's siblings. Then, at the end of the day, our family is amazed when Dan's family comes out from hiding in a flower headband Tiny made, where they were camouflaged in with the flowers!
12:57 pm
TVOKids music videos.
Go with the Feeling
Tvokids hosts Kara, Drew and Dalmar sing about trying your hardest. Don't be afriad to try something new.
1:00 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Special Delivery Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave become 'The Special Delivery Crew', delivering parcels to their animal friends. They discover the importance of reading the pictorial labels correctly, to work out whom each parcel is for and where they live.
1:11 pm
Mr. Moon
The Great Space Race
No one will have a space race with Mr Moon because he and Supafast always win. So Mr Moon suggest a series of events that require using a variety of skills so everyone has a chance.
1:24 pm
Bing
Wellies
Bing discovers a hole in his favourite yellow wellies but he doesn't want to throw them away in the stinky dustbin. With Flop's help, Bing finds a way to recycle the wellies into colourful flower pots instead.
1:32 pm
GBB: Alphabet Ahoy
Alphabet Ahoy - Letter K
Pirate Gisele hunts for letter treasure on the beach. In this episode she uncovers the letter K and discovers the sound it makes.
1:35 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Percy's Parcel
PERCY has a special Special. He is to deliver a big gift crate to Knapford. It is DOWAGER HATT'S birthday present from SIR TOPHAM HATT. PERCY is so proud, he decides that rather than go directly to Knapford, he will show off his gift crate to MAVIS. But at the Quarry, it gets covered in slate dust! PERCY is mortified and tries to rectify the situation by taking the crate to the wash down and then to be dried at the Steam Works. It is all a disaster! PERCY then realises that he could put the bedraggled parcel into a new crate. VICTOR helps him and supplies a brand new crate which is painted red. When DOWAGER HATT sees her new gift wrapped gift - she is thrilled!!
1:46 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Grunty the Ballerina
Miffy and Melanie are having a ballet lesson. Grunty wants to play, and the others try to teach her some steps without much success - but Grunty's stompy dance is so much fun she ends up teaching it to everyone!
1:53 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... Running Shoes
Today Henry Meets a pair of running shoes in a sports shop. Running shoes are a bit sad as they've never actually run a race or left the shop. Henry saves the day by becoming an athlete and competes against running shoes!
1:58 pm
GBB: Lemonade Stand
Sticks learns about the toonie.
Gisele and Sticks set up a lemonade stand to learn about financial literacy.
2:01 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
Fair Play
Wanting to go someplace where they can play on BIG rides, the crew head to the Fair planet for some fun. They soon realize TK has a BIG fear...heights!
2:20 pm
GBB: Sticks' Feelings
Sticks Feels Happy
Sticks learns how to feel happy.
2:23 pm
Zerby Derby
Get Back on Track Zack
Zack needs to find Rex and tell him something. But he keeps getting distracted along the way. Zack learns the value of focusing and not getting dis- hey, a bird!
2:31 pm
Canada Crew
Canadian Birds
Bebe and Mo climb a tree to go bird watching and visit Suzanne in Newfoundland to meet Puffins, while Gavin flies South with his fellow Canada Geese.
2:38 pm
Mister Maker
Mister Maker 214
Mister Maker makes a brilliant picture with cotton buds, shows how to make a hilarious pine cone pet and transforms tin foil into terrific treasure. Guess the answer to today's shape puzzle and watch 'The Mister Maker Kid's' build a brilliant picture that's out of this world.
2:57 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
An Apple Tree Adventure
A trip to Hatty's garden shows Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave why apples are just so apple-fantastic - and good for you too!
3:08 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.
3:21 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Party with Bats / Pups Save Sensei Yumi
While Rubble is getting ready to DJ the Adventure Bay dance party, Spy Chase and Rocky work with Ryder to rescue three bats who have strayed into Katie's Pet Parlor. After Skye flies them back to their cave, DJ Rubble's music draws the entire flock of bats to town! Rubble gets past his fear of bats and takes the party on the road to guide them safely home. --- When Marshall tests for his green belt out in the woods, he and Sensei Yumi are accidentally cut off from communication. The Paw Patrol must warn them about an incoming windstorm and then get them safely down off a cliff ledge. During the rescue, Marshall demonstrates both bravery and mastery of physical skills, which prove that he has what it takes to earn his belt!
3:45 pm
Space Racers
Robyn's Winter Break
Winter Break is about to begin, and the cadets share their ambitious vacation plans: Hawk will visit 7,000 asteroids in seven days, Raven is going canyon racing on Mars, and Eagle will have fun ring diving around Saturn, but Robyn hasn't been able to make up her mind... other than to just go where her wings take her. In the last training race of the semester, however, she injures a wing and learns she'll have to recuperate at home during the whole break! With Crane and Coot's help, Robyn finds new ways of exploring interstellar space in the Space Academy Observatory. Who is going to have the most exciting Winter Break stories during show and tell?
3:58 pm
What's the Big Idea?
Knowledge
Hugo knows some things because he can see, hear or touch them. But when he wonders if his friend the elephant can fly, Hugo holds his very own experiment to find out.
4:03 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.
4:31 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. Space gets very tight at the Frensky's, when this odd couple decides they've had enough togetherness. ARTHUR THE LOSER: 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. Is it really so wrong to...cheat a little?
4:56 pm
Annedroids
Message in a Rocket
School starts tomorrow and Anne, Nick and Shania are doing test runs of a rocket messenger system so that they can stay in touch during the school day. Unfortunately, one of their rocket attempts accidentally collides with a pigeon. As Shania and her Grandma nurse the pigeon, Anne and Nick realize that they need something smarter and more adaptable than a rocket to be able to carry messages. That's when an ordinary pigeon becomes Harrier Pigeon.
5:20 pm
Wild Kratts
Ker-Honk
When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. Animals Featured: Proboscis monkey, Clouded leopard, Python, Gavial Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Proboscis monkeys swimming in a river; Clouded leopard and Gavials (crocodilians) hunting Proboscis monkeys; Proboscis monkey using their honking alarm call as a predator alert
5:48 pm
Dino Dan
Dino Trek: The Musical
When Penelope gets stage fright before the school talent show where she, Trek, Hannah and Bobby will be performing an original song ,what's your favourite dinosaur?, Trek tells her to imagine the audience as dinosaurs...and it works!
6:00 pm
Giver
Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Playground
Drawing on Nova Scotia and New Brunswick's incredible nautical history, the Giver kids set out to make a playground inspired by its ocean surroundings. A giant Lighthouse slide, a sailboat sandbox, and a net climber inspired by anchors and fishing.
6:24 pm
MathXplosion
The Power of the Power of Two
Mathemagician Eric demonstrates the amazing power of two that can turn one gold coin into over one billion coins in one month. It's not magic... it's math!
6:30 pm
Science Max: Experiments at Large
Light Challenge
Bending light to your will! Phil gets challenged to use light to solve a puzzle that gets more and more difficult.
6:53 pm
TVOKids music videos.
Music Video - I Love It
Melissa, Daniel and Mickeey sing and dance with kids about having fun
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Deluge
The full force of the monsoon finally arrives. Dramas unfold as the weather front rampages across the Indian subcontinent and southern Asia, from the first drops of rain through to the torrential downpours. in India, huge banks of cloud roll in, heralding four months of incessant rain.
7:53 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The caribou islands
Wolves have recently appeared for the first time on the Slate Islands, a caribou hotspot on the north shore of Lake Superior. The new predator is giving researchers a rare chance to study how an expanded wolf population will affect caribou in Ontario.
8:00 pm
The Agenda in the Summer: Smart Girls
Rebecca Raby and Shauna Pomerantz, two Brock University sociology professors, discuss their new book, "Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism." The book is the result of intensive interviews with elementary and high school girls and boys about their attitudes towards school, their ambitions, social lives, sexism and pop culture.
8:30 pm
The Pure and the Poisoned
For Hindus, nothing is more holy than the Ganges and this one river has a fascinating and central role in many of India's diverse cultures and religious traditions. Each stop along the river, from Kanpur to Varanasi, teaches something new about how the ideas of religion, human population and pollution intersect, all in the context of water.
9:00 pm
Lowdown Tracks (Feature Version)
Inspired by Depression-era folk songs, filmmaker Shelley Saywell and singer and activist Lorraine Segato set out to document the music and stories of those who live on the margins of society and bare their souls through their songs on the streets of Toronto. It's a journey that takes us along abandoned tracks, beneath bridges, inside shelters, rooming houses and alleyways, and celebrates the music and survival of those who live on the outside.
10:30 pm
Ep. 6 - Adam Makarenko
The world of Toronto-based photographer Adam Makarenko is shrinking. He constructs lifelike dioramas depicting everything from the real to the surreal in miniature scale. He painstakingly builds entire sets dedicated to themes, then spends days photographing his mini-masterpieces. His eye for detail is second to none and his final images are stunning.
10:56 pm
Main Street Ontario: Kingston
If you're looking for a specific record, you'll probably find it at Brian's Record Option in Kingston - but you'll need his help. Thousands of records are piled up in every corner of his downtown shop, but somehow he always knows where everything is.
11:00 pm
The Agenda in the Summer: Smart Girls
Rebecca Raby and Shauna Pomerantz, two Brock University sociology professors, discuss their new book, "Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism." The book is the result of intensive interviews with elementary and high school girls and boys about their attitudes towards school, their ambitions, social lives, sexism and pop culture.
11:30 pm
The Pure and the Poisoned
For Hindus, nothing is more holy than the Ganges and this one river has a fascinating and central role in many of India's diverse cultures and religious traditions. Each stop along the river, from Kanpur to Varanasi, teaches something new about how the ideas of religion, human population and pollution intersect, all in the context of water.

Late Night

12:00 am
Ep. 2 - Deluge
The full force of the monsoon finally arrives. Dramas unfold as the weather front rampages across the Indian subcontinent and southern Asia, from the first drops of rain through to the torrential downpours. in India, huge banks of cloud roll in, heralding four months of incessant rain.
12:52 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The caribou islands
Wolves have recently appeared for the first time on the Slate Islands, a caribou hotspot on the north shore of Lake Superior. The new predator is giving researchers a rare chance to study how an expanded wolf population will affect caribou in Ontario.
1:00 am
Lowdown Tracks (Feature Version)
Inspired by Depression-era folk songs, filmmaker Shelley Saywell and singer and activist Lorraine Segato set out to document the music and stories of those who live on the margins of society and bare their souls through their songs on the streets of Toronto. It's a journey that takes us along abandoned tracks, beneath bridges, inside shelters, rooming houses and alleyways, and celebrates the music and survival of those who live on the outside.
2:30 am
Ep. 6 - Adam Makarenko
The world of Toronto-based photographer Adam Makarenko is shrinking. He constructs lifelike dioramas depicting everything from the real to the surreal in miniature scale. He painstakingly builds entire sets dedicated to themes, then spends days photographing his mini-masterpieces. His eye for detail is second to none and his final images are stunning.
2:55 am
Main Street Ontario: Mississauga
When Charlie first came to Canada, he couldn't find groceries from back home so he decided to open his own store. More than two decades later, Charlie's is a full family operation that feels like a second home for anyone looking for a taste of the Caribbean in Mississauga.
3:00 am
Island of Great Spirit: Manitoulin, Part 1
Over the centuries, a diverse population of peoples have made their way to Manitoulin Island, seeking to carve out lives from a landscape riddled with lakes and limestone. This film explores the complex and often conflicting relationships between the Anishinabek, the French, the British, and the settlers who have all shared the great island and its resources.
3:51 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.
3:55 am
Main Street Ontario: Kincardine
Every summer Saturday night, residents of Kincardine on the shores of Lake Huron gather downtown for a special parade led by the town's beloved Scottish pipe band, which has filled the streets with music since 1908.
4:00 am
Ep. 7 - Darwin and Beyond
Neil Oliver examines the ferocious bombing of Darwin and a remarkable story of reconciliation between former enemies. Miriam Corowa confirms that not all Hollywood dreams come true especially along this unforgiving coast. Xanthe Mallett goes on patrol with Australian Customs and Fisheries to hunt for killer ghost nets. And no Top End story would be complete without a crocodile - Emma Johnston draws blood in the name of science.
4:52 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Skating on thin ice
Backyard rinks are a big part of winter life in Ontario, but warmer winters mean less time for the ice to freeze. We speak with Wilfrid Laurier University professor Robert McLeman, who discusses RinkWatch, a project that is crowdsourcing data on backyard rinks. We also speak with volunteers who maintain the ice year after year and struggle against unpredictable temperature swings.
5:00 am
The Agenda in the Summer: Smart Girls
Rebecca Raby and Shauna Pomerantz, two Brock University sociology professors, discuss their new book, "Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism." The book is the result of intensive interviews with elementary and high school girls and boys about their attitudes towards school, their ambitions, social lives, sexism and pop culture.
5:30 am
The Pure and the Poisoned
For Hindus, nothing is more holy than the Ganges and this one river has a fascinating and central role in many of India's diverse cultures and religious traditions. Each stop along the river, from Kanpur to Varanasi, teaches something new about how the ideas of religion, human population and pollution intersect, all in the context of water.
5:56 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.
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