TV Schedule

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
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6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Tea Party Trouble
Ella throws a tea party in her backyard and everybody shows up wearing something fancy. Naturally, Ella thinks she needs something fancy as well, and she borrows her mother's seashell earrings without asking. As her guests arrive and marvel at her lovely earrings a pesky seagull shows up and snatches them. Ella feels horrible because she didn't ask her Mom if she could wear them. Now the seagull's got them and Ella and the kids have to devise a plan to get them back.
6:15 am
Hi Opie!
Opie Power
During a power outage, Opie and Coast learn that you can have fun without electricity.
6:22 am
Zerby Derby
Best Jump Ever
Axle, Zack and the Construction Zerbies set out to build the best jump ever. One that lets Axle jump high enough to go over a tree branch and far enough to go over a mud puddle. But they realize in order to build the shape of the jump just right, they'll have to try, try again.
6:30 am
Now You Know
Earthworms
Howie and Baboo visit earthworm expert Skye at an environmental center, who shows them a compost bin full of earthworms, and explains how earthworms breathe underground.
6:37 am
Doki
Skateboard Showdown / Lion Problem
Fico is eager to prove to his cousin Rico that he is the better skateboarder. So they all head to a skate park in Shanghai, China, to enter a big competition! But they discover that it's a team event. To compete, Fico must teach the rest of Team Doki, who are novices, how to skate. As they practice, they find that each of them has a different learning style. --- When Doki boasts about 'taming a lion', it seems a harmless fib... until they're contacted by a WEC friend with a lion problem. Gulp! Now Doki has to back up his boast - but how can I help with a lion problem? It's off to Nairobi, Kenya, to find out! It turns out that lions are trying to prey on their friend Richard's cattle, and they need to find a way to discourage them. The Team try several possible solutions, but none of them work. Doki finally admits he has no lion experience, and apologizes to everyone. Luckily, by now Richard has been inspired to invent a clever device to solve the problem...
7:00 am
Odd Squad (SV)
Training Day Pt.2
In a flashback continuation episode, Olive tells Otto the story of how her old partner, Todd, went to the odd side.
7:14 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Big Hairy
A huge monkey follows the Paw Patrol home, because it wants Rocky to scratch its back.
7:26 am
Bookaneers
Bookaneers - Wall Whale
In this episode Skaggs and Fibber misread the Captain's note and mistake WALL for WHALE.
7:29 am
Wild Kratts
Mimic
While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it's ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah. Animals Featured: Cheetah, Honey badger, Black mamba Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Cheetah cub mimicking a Honey badger and discouraging predators from coming too close
7:56 am
Arthur
Cast Away/ Great Sock Mystery
Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend. But then a change in plans forces them to include D.W. Ever wonder where all those missing socks go? One minute they?re in the laundry basket, and the next...poof!...they?ve vanished! Baby Kate and Pal - and some of their furry friends - team up to solve the great sock mystery.
8:22 am
Now You Know
Rockets
Howie and Baboo visit the park where rocket enthusiasts Mathew and Asad explain how rockets take off into Space -­‐ then help them set off their own model rocket!
8:30 am
Splash and Bubbles
Dunk the Artist / Ripple's Sea Dragons
Dunk discovers that what he considers "just playing with sand" is actually considered beautiful art by his friends, and he is proud of himself for having a special talent. --- Ripple leads the gang to investigate the legend of the Sea Dragon that has been passed down in her family. When they discover what Sea Dragons actually are, they learn that just because they haven't seen something before doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
8:56 am
Can You Imagine That!
Actor
Mia imagines what it would like to be an actor and perform in front of a big audience up on stage. She loves pretending to be different people - even a superhero who flies across the city. She dreams of becoming a famous movie actor. Mia loves musicals, where she can act, sing AND dance!
9:01 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Soccer Game / Pups Save a Lucky Collar
When Mayor Humdinger challenges the Adventure Bay team to a soccer match, Ryder and the Paw Patrol are called in to play. The Paw Patrol players start strong but a series of mysterious mishaps - a liver sausage pizza distracts their goalie, gophers appear on the field and their holes cause havoc, a crank call for help from a very phony looking farmer - all lead to the Adventure Bay team trailing and the game in jeopardy. The Paw Patrol must work as a team to overcome some dirty tricks by Mayor Humdinger and pull out a victory! --- Marshall wins a shiny new collar, and he's sure it's bringing him good luck and nothing can harm him. Buoyed by his new role as the Lucky Pup he takes risky chances while helping to rescue Hootie. It takes good friends to rescue Marshall when he and Hootie fall into a deep crevasse.
9:25 am
Doozers
Cake Walk
The Doozer Creek baking contest is about to start and Molly's family are sure they have a winning confection! But when they try to move the towering cake, they soon realize they don't know how to transport it without destroying all their hard work. With help from the Pod Squad and their inventive use of a test cake, the group creates a magnetic levitation device that transports their creation to the contest without a hitch.
9:37 am
Rob the Robot
TK's Toy
TK decides to bring her old Teddy to the Junk Planet. The crew soon discovers that a lot of things on the planet can be fixed or recycles - including TK's Teddy!
9:50 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Superpower Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave each use a special skill to help a friend in need. Their amazing super-powers of sight, smell and hearing, lead little Lost Sheep to a happy reunion with Big Sheep.
10:02 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!
10:09 am
Wibbly Pig
Dance
What sort of music makes you want to wiggle and dance? We all like different things! Wibbly can't seem to find the right music and no matter how many CD's he puts into his bright yellow CD player nothing seems right. Big Pig loves marching and we all march with him. Spotty Pig loves jungle music and we all pretend to be animals with him! The Pig Twins like doing the mirror dance and even Tiny Pig has his own favourite music. In the end Wibbly and his friends put all the music together and dance to it all!
10:20 am
GBB: Quantity Train
Quantity Train: Tickets
In this episode, Gisele and her friends want to ride the train and need tickets. That counts the passengers using one-to-one correspondence and discovers they need five tickets. He wants to know what five really means and Gisele explains that it describes a quantity.
10:25 am
Bing
Ice Cream
Bing and Flop hear the familiar jingle of Gilly's ice cream van and race across the park to find her. After a long run Bing finally gets his ice cream but as he waves goodbye to Gilly he tips the ice cream out of the cone. It's too late to call Gilly back so Flop makes a fruit cone out of the cone and some of his fruit kebab instead.
10:32 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Time for a Story
SIR TOPHAM HATT announces that the library is holding a special story time for all the children. He needs an engine to deliver the storybooks. THOMAS is so excited that he has been chosen for the special that he doesn't wait to for the books to be tied in place. As THOMAS gets more excited he chuffs faster and faster and ends up along a bumpy track. Soon his trucks bump high in the air and the storybooks land in FARMER MCCOLL'S field. THOMAS doesn't want to let the children down and decides to make it a picnic story time, and brings the children to the storybooks.
10:43 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Thomas and the Pigs
THOMAS is asked by FARMER TROTTER to collect some straw for the piglets, which are soon to be born. But on the way, THOMAS sees other things he thinks the piglets will like. He soon discovers all the piglets really need is straw and rushes off to correct his mistake in time for the piglets' arrival.
10:54 am
Opie's Home
Don't Wake Mommy
Opie and Dad are making Mom breakfast in bed, but he has a very hard time staying quiet. Just when the breakfast surprise seems ruined, Opie learns that it's the thought that counts.
11:02 am
Zerby Derby
Zerby Fountain / Getting Nowhere Fast / Sticking To It
Mika has created a new fountain in the middle of Zerby Town. She wants it to be for quiet time, so Zerbies can watch the water and relax. But Zerbies would rather play in the water. Mika and Rex try to keep the Zerbies out of the water. --- Axle's going full speed and he can't stop. Zack and Mika chase him around Zerby Town trying to come up with ways to slow him down long enough so Mika can see what's wrong with him and fix him. --- Lily and Zack are eager to help Strut and Mika finish a bridge made out of long sticks. But it turns out getting sticks that are just the right length takes more planning than they expected.
11:23 am
Lejo
Clay
Lejo turns a piece of clay into different things. When he makes a snail, the snail comes to life and slowly slides away.
11:26 am
Now You Know
Dinosaurs
Howie and Baboo ride a bucking T-Rex in a make believe prehistoric land and wonder, "What happened to the dinosaurs?" They visit paleontologist Dr. David Evans at the Royal Ontario Museum to see dinosaur skeletons and learn why they became extinct.
11:33 am
Doggy Day School
Pedro's Pretend
Pedro is in a very bad mood because it's raining and they can't go to the park. The dogs decide make a game of pretending they're at the park. Only Pedro has no idea what to pretend so Suki suggests he pretend he's in a good mood. Pedro surprises himself by enjoying the game so much he actually is in a good mood.
11:45 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Seaweed Pie
An old wooden spoon washed up on the beach inspires Nonna to once again cook her famous Seaweed Pie. Salty leads Lily on a golden seaweed hunting expedition, but he goes a little too far and ends up trapped by the incoming sea!
11:52 am
Splash and Bubbles
Sleepless Sleepover
When Splash joins Bubbles, Dunk, and Ripple for a sleepover in the Sandy Bed, they discover that Splash doesn't sleep much; after unsuccessfully trying to help him, they learn that "schooling fish" don't need as much sleep.

Afternoon

12:06 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Flying Kitty
When one of Humdinger's kittens finds herself in the cross hairs of a protective mother eagle, the Paw Patrol must leap into action to save her. Skye must conquer her fear of eagles to lead the high stakes, high altitude rescue mission.
12:18 pm
Floogals
Project Ring
Boomer has found a piece of old junk to use as the finishing piece to his new gadget... a piece of old junk made of silver with a shiny red stone in the middle! It's mom's special ring, inherited from her grandma and she thinks she's lost it.
12:30 pm
Doozers
Eggcellent Egg Mover
Molly makes a startling discovery - a chickadee's egg has fallen out of the nest in her tree! It's undamaged, but the Pod Squad know they need to get it back up and inside the nest - fast! How can they be gentle with the egg but still precise enough to get it back into the nest? The team is stumped until they see a beetle crawling up the side of the tree and are inspired to build a vehicle that can carry the egg and crawl up the side of a tree.
12:42 pm
Doozers
Pod Ball
When Chief Doozer asks the Pod Squad if they will, once again, clear the playground of the seedpod balls that regularly gather there from a nearby tree that drops them, they quickly get to work carrying and carting them down a narrow path to the drop off spot at the other end. As they transport the seedpods, they brainstorm on how to make the chore faster and more fun. That's when the Pod Squad gets an idea: create a super fun game that uses the pods as balls - and turn the chore into the best game ever!
12:54 pm
Let's Find Out
Moneypolooza!
This is a math series supporting a greater understanding of financial literacy.In the high stakes game of Moneypolooza, Melissa and Shamus find out who is the champion in this money counting game.
12:59 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Starry Adventure
Tweet wants a special star like the one in her favourite book. Her friends help her find star-shaped things on their adventure, but they have to wait until it gets dark to find the perfect star in the night sky.
1:10 pm
Mr. Moon
A Clean Space
When Stella looks for a safe place for her cloud Dolphins to swim, she enlists Mr Moon, Silva, Gold Star and Anyold's help in cleaning up space debris that includes some of their own discarded stuff. As they find ingenious ways to clean the area, they promise that from now on they will take care of their environment.
1:23 pm
Bing
Plasters
Bing sees Coco with a plaster (bandaid) on her finger and of course he wants one too. In the absence of a real plaster, Bing makes one out of sticky tape, but it's so sticky that it hurts when he tries to take it off. Bing doesn't want Flop to help so Flop comes up with a new game so that Bing can do it himself.
1:30 pm
GBB: Backyard Farm
Alpaca
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.
1:34 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Play Time
ALICIA BOTTI, the famous operatic singer is coming to Sodor. THOMAS was bubbling with pride that he was to collect her and take her to the Town Hall for the grand concert. Also arriving that day is a new engine and when PERCY says that he is meant to be even more fun than THOMAS, THOMAS is worried. THOMAS doesn't want CHARLIE to think he isn't fun so when CHARLIE starts racing around the island THOMAS joins in but a bumpy track causes ANNIE and CLARABEL to uncouple from THOMAS and he puffs off leaving MISS BOTTI behind. Arriving late and without MISS BOTTI SIR TOPHAM HATT is cross with THOMAS but when THOMAS finds MISS BOTTI she is having a marvellous time singing to anyone who will listen and more than ready for the concert.
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!
1:52 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Teapot
Today Henry meets an antique teapot at a car-boot sale. Teapot explains that she used to be part of a beautiful tea set but she was separated from the rest of her family when they were sold to the antique shop. She really wants to have a tea party but she can't have one without the rest of her family. Henry becomes an Antique Dealer and helps search the antique shop to find the rest of the tea set.
1:57 pm
GBB: Sandy Math: 2-D Shapes & Groups
Sandy Math: Diamond
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 diamond in the sand.
2:00 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Runaway Stag!
A sculpting tool washed up on the beach takes Lily on an imaginary journey to Driftwood Bay where Lord Stag has commissioned Wee Rabbit to make a huge statue of himself. Stag insists that the statue is made bigger and bigger until a disaster on the way to Stag Castle sends the huge statue hurtling out of control!
2:07 pm
Rob the Robot
Dinosaur Roar
The gang venture off in search of real life dinosaur! Unfortunately, Rob's over enthusiasm soon leads them into dino-sized trouble... Welcome to Robotosaurus Planet!
2:21 pm
Zerby Derby
This Way or Zack Way
Zack agrees to put up signs to mark the detour around a construction site. But communicating with signs proves to be a little harder than Zack thought.
2:29 pm
Hi Opie!
Opie's Game
Opie loves the brand new dinosaur game...but maybe he loves it a little bit too much.
2:36 pm
Mister Maker
Episode 16
In Australia, find out how to make a beaky bird in under a minute; in the UK discover how to create an amazing art box to keep your pens and pencils safe; and in Hong Kong a Mini Maker has fun with some lovely colourful letters.
2:55 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Driving Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave discover how to keep themselves and others safe when using the road. They follow simple roads signs telling them when to stop and go, and help a confused chicken cross the road!
3:07 pm
Floogals
Project Bandages
Our team of alien explorers encounter a bandage for the first time and try to work out what it is. When they try to fix their broken fizzer with it, they discover it's got a soft cushiony bit that's perfect for a Floogal nap!
3:18 pm
GBB: This & That Shop
That fixed Melvin's clock, but now it acts peculiar.
Melvin enters the This and That Shop to pick up his clock, but discovers it works, but acts peculiar. That tells him that he used parts from the Incredible inventions box which means that when you press one button everything goes fast. This and Melvin walk around that shop and That presses the button and they start walking fast. When he presses the next button, they walk slowly. That feels bad because the clock is working properly, but Melvin loves it. Another satisfied customer.
3:21 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Blimp / Pups Save a Chili Cook-off
When Mayor Humdinger mistakenly believes that Cap'n Turbot's new weather blimp actually changes the weather, he swipes the floating aircraft. When the Mayor tries to run away with the blimp, he, a couple kittens, and a sheep are snagged in the blimp's tether and float off. It's up to the Paw Patrol to rescue them before they crash into the Adventure Bay suspension bridge. --- When Adventure Bay goes up against Foggy Bottom in a Chili Cook-Off, Mr. Porter's batch is ruined, along with his stove! It'll take teamwork and ingenuity to cook up a brand new batch of delicious chili and keep Humdinger's Kitten Kitastrophe Crew from ruining it!
3:45 pm
Space Racers
Good Old Coot
When Starling's beloved doll Mr. Rocket Baby goes missing, she learns that sometimes when things are hard to find, they're often right in front of you. A typical day in the life of Coot finds him constantly kept busy helping teachers and cadets with their respective projects.... explaining to Robyn how planets are discovered... installing a reflective mirror on the Moon so Pigeon and the cadets have enough light to hunt through a dark cave in search of polar ice... even helping Eagle and Hawk track down Raven in a game of tag. Even as Coot tries to help Starling find her missing doll, he has his own riddle to solve: finding new exo-planets. Is the clue to his major discovery hidden in some of the problems he solved earlier?
3:57 pm
What's the Big Idea?
Decisions
What's right? What's wrong? 2+2=4 is right, but is Hugo a little boy or a big boy? Sometimes it's hard to decide on the right answer, and the right thing to do.
4:02 pm
Odd Squad
Soundcheck Part Deux / Jinx
When the members of Soundcheck (Otto's favorite band) go missing, Otto and Olive must find them, and bring them back together in time for their concert. --- When a mysterious jinx infects the entire OS office, only Oscar and Dr. O can solve the problem.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Arthur vs. the Very Mean Crossing Guard/D.W.'s Very Bad Mood
ARTHUR vs. THE VERY MEAN CROSSING GUARD: Arthur and the Brain encounter a new crossing guard on the way home from school. This guard isn't just mean, he's nuts! He charges$10 to cross the street and if you don't pay his goons will find you! Is this guy for real? D.W.'s VERY BAD MOOD: D.W. is making Aruthur's life miserable! (Hard to imagine but true). Francine decides she'd better find the key to D.W. s cranky behaviour before Arthur loses his mind.
4:56 pm
Little Lunch (Long Version)
The Gap Behind The Dumpster / The Old Climbing Tree
Atticus decides to start a secret club with Rory, but after Rory, who is terrible at keeping secrets, invites everyone else to join, Atticus' idea is ruined. --- Debra-Jo thinks that the old climbing tree is dangerous and should be chopped down, but the other kids think it should stay. They each embark on a campaign to get their way.
5:22 pm
Wild Kratts
Caracal-Minton
The Wild Kratts crew were playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of ,form for function., Inspired by this Aviva perfects the caracal power for the Creature Power Suit and leaps off to retrieve Aviva's special birdie and rescue some caracal kittens who get into trouble along the way. Animals Featured: Caracal, Guinea fowl Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The caracals ability to catch multiple birds in a single leap. Inside a caracal den with kittens.
5:50 pm
Dino Dana
Dino Dodgeball
When Saara declines to pick Dana for her dodgeball team based on Dana's size, Dana applies survival techniques from the smallest dinosaur ever found (the Microraptor) to prove that being small isn't a bad thing.
6:01 pm
The Space
July 20, 2017 - Break 6
Melissa is at the Science Centre learning about a tortoise.
6:03 pm
Bushwhacked
Camel
Back on terra firma this week, we're exploring the red desert, mustering a camel before Kayne has to catch its urine and comb his hair with it!
6:29 pm
WordGirl
Monkey Business / Say It Again Eileen
After a battle, WordGirl accidentally leaves Captain Huggy Face behind (again). So he spends the day doing all of his favorite things. When an overzealous Chuck strikes, it's up to Captain Huggy Face to single-handedly save the day. Vocabulary Words: Recall, Zeal --- Eileen won't stop copying Becky - and it's driving Becky nuts! Can WordGirl stop Eileen from transforming into the Birthday Girl before the bake sale (and Becky's treasured crumpets) are ruined? Vocabulary Words: Stymie, Guidance
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Paris 1928
Experience the Paris of 1928, the city the Surrealists reimagined and American writers and composers fell in love with.
7:52 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Wildlife rescue
The province's animal rescuers work tirelessly to save injured animals found on roads and fields. The effects of climate change and an increasing population in Ontario mean their yards are filling up quickly, and they're scrambling for resources to do their work. We visit the rescuers and find out more about what they do.
8:00 pm
The Agenda in the Summer: Beverley Chalmers
Beverley Chalmers, author of "Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices Under Nazi Rule" visits The Agenda in the Summer to discuss women, reproduction manipulation, abuse and physician participation, during the Nazi regime.
8:30 pm
No Woman, No Water
Countless lives are lost each day because hundreds of millions of people lack access to clean water and billions live without a toilet. The brothers travel to the most water-scarce regions of Tanzania and Kenya to see how simple projects can make huge strides toward economic advancement. Often it is women who initiate these projects and hold the key to improving access to clean water and sanitation in their communities, helping to alleviate the poverty cycle across Eastern Africa.
8:57 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Manufacturing snow
The changing climate has affected ski hills in Ontario and elsewhere. At Blue Mountain, they've had to make more snow artificially and have invested heavily in equipment to do so in order to compensate for fewer cold, snowy days. They've also expanded their summer offerings on the mountain. We look at how climate change is reshaping an essential part of Canadian winters.
9:00 pm
Ep. 2 - From Starting Line to Podium
In the concluding part of this series about the science and psychology of elite athletes, Michael Johnson explores the difference between those who line up on the starting line and the serial champions who end up on the podium time and time again.
9:51 pm
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.
10:00 pm
Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island
Todd Saunders' sculpture-like artist studios created a worldwide buzz among architecture fans as soon the first images were released. The striking buildings are located in an equally dramatic natural setting on Fogo Island, a remote rocky outcrop in Newfoundland. The combination of sophisticated design and wilderness backdrop establishes a contemporary frame on an ancient landscape; one that embraces the excitement of living on the edge both in relation to nature and to modern design.
10:54 pm
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.
11:00 pm
The Agenda in the Summer: Beverley Chalmers
Beverley Chalmers, author of "Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices Under Nazi Rule" visits The Agenda in the Summer to discuss women, reproduction manipulation, abuse and physician participation, during the Nazi regime.
11:30 pm
No Woman, No Water
Countless lives are lost each day because hundreds of millions of people lack access to clean water and billions live without a toilet. The brothers travel to the most water-scarce regions of Tanzania and Kenya to see how simple projects can make huge strides toward economic advancement. Often it is women who initiate these projects and hold the key to improving access to clean water and sanitation in their communities, helping to alleviate the poverty cycle across Eastern Africa.

Late Night

12:00 am
Ep. 2 - From Starting Line to Podium
In the concluding part of this series about the science and psychology of elite athletes, Michael Johnson explores the difference between those who line up on the starting line and the serial champions who end up on the podium time and time again.
12:49 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Preparing for the storms to come
Shorter, more intense storms mean more runoff. The infrastructure to handle that - sewage pipes, treatment plants and holding ponds - is being improved, but will it be enough to cope with the effects of climate change?
12:55 am
Main Street Ontario: Picton
Many childhood memories were made at the Regent Theatre, which opened as an opera house in 1918. Although the theatre has undergone many changes over the years, the community has rallied to keep its doors open in downtown Picton.
1:00 am
Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island
Todd Saunders' sculpture-like artist studios created a worldwide buzz among architecture fans as soon the first images were released. The striking buildings are located in an equally dramatic natural setting on Fogo Island, a remote rocky outcrop in Newfoundland. The combination of sophisticated design and wilderness backdrop establishes a contemporary frame on an ancient landscape; one that embraces the excitement of living on the edge both in relation to nature and to modern design.
1:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Water quality at Ontario's beaches
The water quality at Durham Region's 14 beaches is monitored weekly for E. coli contamination - something that is becoming worse because of climate change. Hotter temperatures and more frequent severe storms help create the conditions for E. coli in the water. We speak with the vice-president of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, a scientist, and a Durham Region health inspector about this phenomenon.
2:00 am
Ep. 2 - Paris 1928
Experience the Paris of 1928, the city the Surrealists reimagined and American writers and composers fell in love with.
2:53 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Preparing for the storms to come
Shorter, more intense storms mean more runoff. The infrastructure to handle that - sewage pipes, treatment plants and holding ponds - is being improved, but will it be enough to cope with the effects of climate change?
3:00 am
Ep. 1 - Einstein's Nightmare
Albert Einstein hated the idea that nature, at its most fundamental level, is governed by chance. Jim Al-Khalili reveals how, in the 1930s, Einstein thought he'd found a fatal flaw in quantum physics because it implies that subatomic particles can communicate faster than light in defiance of the theory of relativity. But in the 1960s, a brilliant scientist from Northern Ireland named John Bell showed there was a way to test whether Einstein was right.
4:00 am
Ep. 2 - Let There Be Life
Jim Al-Khalili finds that even the most personal of human experiences - our sense of smell - is touched by ethereal quantum vibrations. According to the latest experiments, it seems that our quantum noses are listening to smells. He then discovers that the most famous law of quantum physics - the uncertainty principle - is obeyed by plants and trees as they capture sunlight during the vital process of photosynthesis.
5:00 am
The Agenda in the Summer: Beverley Chalmers
Beverley Chalmers, author of "Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices Under Nazi Rule" visits The Agenda in the Summer to discuss women, reproduction manipulation, abuse and physician participation, during the Nazi regime.
5:30 am
No Woman, No Water
Countless lives are lost each day because hundreds of millions of people lack access to clean water and billions live without a toilet. The brothers travel to the most water-scarce regions of Tanzania and Kenya to see how simple projects can make huge strides toward economic advancement. Often it is women who initiate these projects and hold the key to improving access to clean water and sanitation in their communities, helping to alleviate the poverty cycle across Eastern Africa.
5:56 am
Learning Portraits
Ontario Vignette: Elizabeth Semmelhack
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign, Elizabeth Semmelhack talks about the challenges and joys of being the Senior Curator of the Bata Shoe Museum, and how it is a learning experience everyday.
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