TV Schedule

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
Dinosaur Train
One Big Frog / Caving with Vlad
The Pteranodon kids are playing a game called, I'm the Biggest, which raises the question: how big is the biggest frog? Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find the biggest frog ever, the legendary Beelzebufo. Once off the train, they have to take a river raft to find this illusive creature, but find him they do. The kids are surprised to find that Benny Beelzebufo isn't nearly as large (or mean) as they'd imagined, but he is definitely the biggest frog they've ever seen! Benny teaches the kids about his, sit-still-and-wait, hunting style and shows off his large, floating leaf, home. --- The Pteranodon family rides the, Night Train, all the way back to the Jurassic to visit their nocturnal friend, Vlad Volaticotherium, who tells them that he wants to take them caving! Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don don't even know what caving is, but they are soon having a great time seeing all of the beautiful stalactites and stalagmites that have formed inside the cave. They also learn that it can be a lot of fun to hear your voice echo down the cave's long caverns!
6:26 am
Trenders
Trenders - Brunch Belt
Amy and Adam are social media experts. Using a scientific method they help their resident inventor, Eureka, turn his crazy ideas into trending products. In this episode they turn his brunch drink into a brunch belt.
6:30 am
Ella the Elephant
Team Spirit
When Mrs. Briggs' class takes on designing and painting a new school scoreboard they have trouble working as a team to complete the big project.
6:43 am
Box Yourself Minis
Shakin' Octopi
Øistein makes an octopus from a paper cup.
6:46 am
Opie's Home
Eggs Away
Opie is excited to make a special dinner for Mom when he drops a carton of eggs and has to change plans. Fortunately, an act of neighbourly kindness inspires Opie to find a new way to make dinner special.
6:53 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.
7:00 am
What's the Big Idea?
Pets
Hugo learns there are good pets, like dogs and cats, and other pets that are too big, like elephants! Felix and Lily explain that pets are animals you love and take care of, but when a space robot wants to make Hugo his pet, Hugo's not so sure.
7:05 am
Zerby Derby
The Big Top / Lighthouse / Sandy Tracks
Axle is very proud of the big circle race track he and the other racing Zerbies have constructed. But when it looks like rain they go to Mika the Mechanic to help them come up with a way to cover their course. Mika covers the course with a large canvas, but there's no room for the racers to race underneath. They try putting up a big stick in the middle, and that helps a bit, but there is still a lot of canvas covering the course. But when Mika pulls on the edge of the canvas to find out what Zack and Axle are talking about - they all realize that pulling the edges will make a perfect tent. Once they've pulled it and tied it down there's lots of room underneath for racing, rain or shine. --- 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. --- Sandy the Bulldozer joins Zack and Lily for a game of hide-and-seek. Zack and Lily are very surprised at how good Sandy is at hiding. But they soon discover Sandy's tracks, which they hope to follow to her hiding spot. When the tracks go over a rock they figure out to search the other side of the rock to find them again. When the tracks go into tall grass they learn to look for grass that's pushed over, and when they encounter tracks all over the place they search for other clues in order to find Sandy.
7:28 am
Doozers
Doozermahoozit
The Pod Squad is excited when Professor Gimbal gives them a Doozermahoozit, a strange-looking invention, and tells them he'd like them to fix it. The problem is, they have no idea what it's meant to do! ! It's nothing and it's everything - it can be used in a hundred ways and rebuilt a hundred times.
7:40 am
Floogals
Project Hamster
The Floogal's discover a hamster cage with multiple tubes, towers and pods attached and they are convinced it must be a spaceship. Fleeker goes in to investigate and encounters a furry alien.
7:51 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Sleepover / Pups Save the Carnival
When Farmer Al cleans the barn, his animals have to stay in other places all over town, but a lightning storm spooks them to run off. --- When Humdinger can't win a prize at the Adventure Bay Carnival, he has his kittens swipe all the prizes, but then they get caught in a runaway bouncy house.
8:15 am
Splash and Bubbles
Splash's Swim School / Light at the End of the Tunnel
Splash's old school comes to visit the reef. Splash and his friends are impressed by their synchronized swimming abilities and try to duplicate them, but their attempt is complicated by the fact that they all move differently. --- After losing Dunk's lucky shell in the abyss without any light to guide them, Splash and friends follow a mysterious light in the distance before realizing that the light is from a firefly squid.
8:42 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Robot Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave ask a Robot for help with some jobs. But without simple, clear instructions Robot makes a terrible mess of things.
8:54 am
Dino Dana
Mega Tooth / Dino Dodgeball
Dana and Saara are at the Aquarium when Dana tells Saara a fantastical story about a time travelling sub that takes them on a journey to hunt the prehistoric Megalodon (the biggest shark ever). --- 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.
9:14 am
Odd Squad
Trading Places / Bad Lemonade
When an Odd Squad gadget falls into the hands of Odd Todd, it's ultimately up to Oscar to get it back. ---- When Odd Todd takes over Polly Graph's lemonade stand using a series of misleading graphs and charts, Olive and Otto must prove that he's up to no good.
9:41 am
Wild Kratts
Seasquatch
The Kratt brothers' sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea's hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. With a little help from the Yeti crab Martin and Chris are able to capture the this energy and use it to restart the amphi-sub and return to the surface. Animals Featured: Yeti crab Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Deep Sea shrimp shooting out bioluminescent ink to distract and escape from predators; ocean life surviving around the hydrothermal vents including the Yeti crab using its hairy arms to collect chemo-synthesizing bacteria for food.
10:07 am
Five
Animals - Camels
This episode looks at five things about Camels.
10:09 am
Jack
Jack or RoboJack?
Jack is content to let his robot replacement do all his work until the overly efficient RoboJack shorts out-- leaving the duo stranded in the jungle.
10:22 am
TVOKids music videos.
Music Video - I Love It
Melissa, Daniel and Mickeey sing and dance with kids about having fun
10:24 am
Making Stuff
Carillons
Wiz and Gears watch as a different kind of instrument made of many bells is put together.
10:30 am
Look Kool
Mapping
Hamza thinks finding his way around is easy...until his smart phone breaks. Uh oh. Now he needs to use maps to get where he's going. Along the way, Hamza forms a marching band and gets travel tips from a gargoyle. There's even a pirate with a treasure map.
10:52 am
Beats in Bites
Techno
In this episode, we're taking our tunes techno.
11:00 am
Kid Diners
Steinbach
It's a trip back in time for Aynalem and Xander as they're in Steinbach, MB, looking for pioneer food. Aynalem mills flour in a real windmill and bakes authentic pioneer bread with it. Then Xander gets up close and personal with a cow for some milk to help make the German Mennonite dish, varenechi with schmauntfat!
11:22 am
Mark's Moments
Maygan
Mark spends the day with his friend Maygan who has Alopecia (hair loss).
11:26 am
Box Yourself Minis
Flapping Flounder
Øistein makes a flapping flounder from some paper plates.
11:30 am
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.
11:53 am
Story Explorers
The Adventure of the Princess
Story Explorer Ariana tells her story: The Adventure of the Princess.
11:56 am
Now You Know
Rainbow
How does a Rainbow Happen? Howie slides down the other side of a rainbow to find a pot of gold, and Baboo the leprechaun grants him three wishes. In their bedroom, they wonder, ,How does a rainbow happen?, They visit climatologist David Phillips at Environment Canada, who shows them how to make the colours of the rainbow with a prism, and how raindrops interact with sunlight to become little prisms that make a rainbow.

Afternoon

12:05 pm
Mystery Files
The Mystery of Work It
The clues: A dressmaker's pattern from 1832, a postcard of Rosie the Riveter, a high-heeled silver boot The file label: "Work It" The investigation: E.B. heads to Black Creek Pioneer Village to investigate the dressmaker's pattern. He discovers that back in the 1800's, North American women mostly made all their own clothing. It was a lot of work, and women's fashion at the time involved many layers like corsets, hoops and petticoats. It wasn't easy working in those clothes either. Kyla finds out that a riveter is a person who works on airplanes. At the Canadian Historical Aviation Association she discovers that Rosie the Riveter is from World War II when men went off to war and women took up their jobs in factories. After donning the proper "Rosie" outfit of coveralls and bandana, Kyla pounds rivets into an airplane's fuselage. She discovers that the Rosie outfit wasn't only practical for the job; it also had a big influence on women's fashion. It was the first time in history that women were allowed to dress like men. E.B. finds a tag inside the high-heeled silver boot that leads him to a clothing rental warehouse. He finds out that the boot isn't a woman's boot but a man's boot! Welcome to the world of glam rock; an over the top fashion style from the 70's that started with musicians like David Bowie. The stylish duo discovers how fashion has evolved from a strict set of rules to what is now a common form of self-expression. Mystery solved: The kids figure out that as society has changed, so has fashion. Plus, "work it" is something people in fashion say when a model is doing a good job.
12:30 pm
Sports Lab
Basketball
Young basketball star Ahriahna has plenty of game as she goes on on one with Nykeem. Guest pro Myck gives them both pointers on free throws while Dr. Heather lays up the science of his shooting arc.
12:41 pm
Sports Lab
Snowboarding
William is a young snowboarder training to tackle a 360 jump. Dr Heather explains how torque is pivotal to William's success and sends guest pro Coulton to help him tear it up on the hill.
12:52 pm
MathXplosion
The Perfect Square
What shape are you? Chances are, you are square, just like most of us! But you could be a tall or short rectangle...find out what shape you're in in this hands-on episode. It's not magic... it's math!
12:55 pm
GBB: Jolly Reader
The Map Napper
Pirate Gisele sails the seven seas with her motley puppet crew as they explore literacy building blocks. Spelling, Rhyming, phonics, sign reading, and critical thinking are all explored in this fun adventure series. In this episode The cook tries to fool Pirate Gisele so that he can have the map for himself. Concentration on different types and purposes of texts (map/cookbook/poems) and encourages critical thinking of text.
12:59 pm
WordGirl
Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon / Art in the Park
It's New Years Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese. Will the new year begin with Two Brains acting on his resolution to feast on a cheesy moon, or will WordGirl be able to stop him in time? Vocabulary Words: Massive, Resolution --- Becky agrees to help out Violet with her poetry/painting/music performance. Meanwhile, Mr. Big has turned into a self-help guru, touting a good kind of mind control. Can Becky help out her best friend while finding out the truth behind Mr. Big's big ruse? Vocabulary Words: Performance, Ruse
1:23 pm
Making Stuff
Wooden Table
Wiz and Gears watch a piece of wood transform and become a table!
1:29 pm
Arthur
How the Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister
What's a budding entrepreneur to do when her homemade cookies hit the big time? Especially when the recipe isn't really hers? Should Muffy do the right thing - or just keep quiet and rake in the dough? SUE ELLEN'S LITTLE SISTER: Arthur and Francine would love to lend their sisters to Sue Ellen, who's sick of being an only child. But Sue Ellen realizes you should be careful what you wish for, after her quest for the perfect sibling leads her to ...D.W.
1:54 pm
Shutterbugs
Where Have You Bean? / Tale of Two Harvey's
Horaces' Uncle, Horatio, is smashing apart the town, and no one knows why! --- Harvey get's his nose put out of joint when an identical clown-bug, Havyer, befriends Flick and Opal.
2:18 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
Bubble Trouble
When Helmut, the town artist, unveils a new fountain at Cynthia's house, all chaos breaks loose when it starts to bubble and smell really bad. Then Polly's vegetable garden is covered in ash! Alfred investigates and discovers that there was slight volcanic activity in the area that unleashed the sulfur smell and covered the vegetable garden in ash.
2:29 pm
Doozers
Tunnel Trouble
The Pod Squad venture underground to the Doozer Tubes where they meet Doozer Dwight, the Tubes train conductor! But when their ride is cut short by an obstacle on the tracks, the Pod Squad takes on the challenge of repairing the tunnels.
2:41 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Birdy Adventure
Hatty takes Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave bird watching in his garden. They learn how to give the birds everything they need to make sure they are safe, happy and well fed.
2:52 pm
Can You Imagine That!
Teacher
Maggie imagines what it would be like to be a teacher. She would love to help kids learn. Maggie would make her classroom the most fun by counting 'real' bunnies and taking the most amazing field trips. Maggie would teach her class all about the planets and stars by taking them on a field trip into outer space! Flying right past the moon!
3:00 pm
Ella the Elephant
Monkey Business
Ella promises to look after Lola, Tiki's pet monkey, but it's all hands on deck when Lola escapes and Ella and her friends have to band together find her.
3:13 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Thar She Blows!
On the way to Driftwood Bay, Lily spots a big mysterious blue rock out at sea. Salty didn't see it and thinks Lily was seeing things. This makes Lily determined to prove to Salty that it does exist. The rock returns - but it's not what anyone expected it to be!
3:20 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Tickled Pink
Whilst covered in pink undercoat, JAMES is asked by SIR TOPHAM HATT to pick up his GRANDDAUGHTER and take her to the Town Hall for her birthday party. But JAMES is worried he will be seen by his friends and tries to hide his pink coat from them on the way.
3:31 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
The Lion of Sodor
THOMAS has to transport something called ,The Lion of Sodor,. It's actually a statue, but THOMAS thinks it's a real lion, and is too excited to listen to other engines who try to correct this misapprehension. THOMAS gets his friends to ,help, by giving the ,lion, treacle, fish and straw. So, all because THOMAS was in too much of a hurry to listen to advice, the statue is in a real mess. In Act Three, THOMAS, by asking the right questions now, manages to get the statue cleaned and delivered to the Town Square in time for its unveiling.
3:43 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Bowling Ball
Today Henry meets an old bowling ball in the attic. Bowling Ball explains that he missing one trophy in his collection from all his years of bowling competitions and really wants to win it. Henry becomes a Bowler to help Bowling Ball achieve his dream and meets lots of friendly characters on the way.
3:48 pm
Floogals
Project Sand
Boomer doesn't like this 'Sand' stuff, it's slippery and he doesn't feel safe on it - Fleeker on the other hand can surf down it on a leaf! The Floogals encounter sand for the first time and in a Lawrence of Arabia inspired adventure, work out that they need water with sand to rebuild the castle they've destroyed.
4:00 pm
Paw Patrol
Air Pups
The Paw Patrol takes to the sky in their all new Air Patroller airplane! Ryder outfits the pups in new flight suits so they can launch from the air and drop in on friends in need. An active volcano on far away Volcano Island spews out hot lava everywhere and threatens Franciois and Cap'n Turbot who are on a monkey communication expedition. The frightened monkey family scatters into jungle and it's up to the Paw Patrol to gather them all and bring them back to safety.
4:23 pm
Zerby Derby
Getting Nowhere Fast
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.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Ants in Arthur's Pants/ Don't Ask Muffy
To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S. - the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. And Arthur's certain he's got 'em to ace his ant-farm project! To launch her career as a rich and famous talk-show host, Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper.
4:55 pm
Dino Dan
Team Dino / Use Your Dino Senses
Trek learns that he can see dinosaurs, just like his older brother Dan, when he tries to complete one of Dan's Dino Experiments and figure out if Albertosauruses hunted in packs or on their own. --- When Trek's teacher, Ms. Carver, sets up a scavenger hunt based on the five senses (touch, hear, see, smell and taste) around the classroom and the schoolyard, Trek enlists the dinosaurs that use their sensory skills to help him win!
5:17 pm
Odd Squad
Robert Plant / Game Time
After over-feeding agent Obfusco's plant, Olive and Otto must find a way to stop it from growing, before it takes over HQ. --- When Otto gets trapped inside a video game, Olive has to play the game in order to get him out.
5:44 pm
Wild Kratts
The Food Chain Gang
Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of ,Power Suit Creature Tag., As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. Animals Featured: Too many to name! Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Termites collecting and eating grass; Bat-eared fox escaping Marshall eagle
6:11 pm
Jack
Follow Your Nose!
When Jack's new invisible probe goes out of control, the pals must find it before the alien device causes unseen mayhem around the city.
6:22 pm
Ask Sara
Why Can Birds Fly?
Sara the scientist uses the skeleton of a bird to explain why birds are able to fly.
6:24 pm
Making Stuff
Textile Weaving
Ever wonder how fabric is made? Wiz and Gears find out.
6:30 pm
Finding Stuff Out
Poison and Venom
Zoey braves scorpions and tarantulas to discover why some animals have poison or venom - and to learn how we humans can protect ourselves.
6:52 pm
It Matters
It Matters - Three Pack 2
It Matters is an animated series starring a cast of fruits re-enacting bullying stories. The characters are voiced by the real kids who experienced these situations.
6:57 pm
DRTV TVOKids Philanthropy
DRTV TVOKids Philanthropy Support TVOKids and donate today at: TVO.org/supportkids Or call 1-855-667-8886 TVO Never Stop Learning

Evening

7:00 pm
Earth: A New Wild - Home
In Bangladesh, every week on average, someone is killed by a tiger. Scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan surveys tiger territory with scientists who are trying to find out why these tigers are more aggressive than elsewhere. But in the strangest twist Sanjayan also discovers that fear of tigers is actually protecting the mangrove forests which provide much of the country with shelter from storms and cyclones. Man eating tigers are protecting a nation of millions.
7:46 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.
7:50 pm
Learning Portraits
Ontario Vignette: Wayne Bourque
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign, former Canadian boxing champion, Wayne Bourque, talks about the life lessons he learned through boxing.
7:53 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.
8:00 pm
Ep. 5 - The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs
Nick Crane visits the Yorkshire coastline, home to some of Britain's most spectacular sea cliffs. He joins fishermen who have constructed a ropeway to make the perilous descent to the foot of sheer cliffs, and explores the ingenious water-powered mechanism of the lift at Saltburn-by-the-Sea. Tessa Dunlop meets a woman who witnessed a top-secret wartime invasion of the south coast, and on Ramsey Island, biologist Sarah Beynon hunts for dung beetles, the superheroes of the insect world.
9:00 pm
Cinema Through the Eye of Magnum
This film captures the intimate and previously undocumented encounter between the photojournalists of the Magnum agency and the world of cinema. For 70 years, these photographers from the world of documentary and war reporting have observed the world of movie stars - from James Dean to Marilyn Monroe to Orson Welles, Kate Winslet and Sean Penn - as they would any conflict, social issue or country on the map.
9:55 pm
Main Street Ontario: Markdale
In 1973, David and Penny Chapman bought an old creamery and started a small business making ice cream. They built up their company bit by bit, while staying true to where it all began in Markdale, a village south of Georgian Bay.
10:00 pm
Leslie Caron: Reluctant Star
Toronto producer Vanessa Dylyn pursued Hollywood legend Leslie Caron for 10 years before the actress agreed to this documentary about her life and work. Veteran documentarian Larry Weinstein directs this portrait of Caron, who was plucked from a ballet troupe to star alongside Gene Kelly in An American in Paris and went on to star in a series of other classic films.
10:56 pm
DRTV Leave A Legacy
DRTV Leave A Legacy
11:00 pm
Ep. 5 - Moving Green
In the face of climate change, innovators are coming up with ways to reduce emissions by enticing us to try new ways to travel. Will Kozma is the founder of EcoCabs, a pedal-powered taxi in Toronto. Andreas Souvaliotis is the founder of Green Rewards, the world's first environmental consumer loyalty program. And billionaire Frank Stronach, who founded the auto parts giant Magna International, is partnering with longtime employee Fred Gingl in BionX, a line of bikes and recreational vehicles.
11:30 pm
Earth: A New Wild - Home
In Bangladesh, every week on average, someone is killed by a tiger. Scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan surveys tiger territory with scientists who are trying to find out why these tigers are more aggressive than elsewhere. But in the strangest twist Sanjayan also discovers that fear of tigers is actually protecting the mangrove forests which provide much of the country with shelter from storms and cyclones. Man eating tigers are protecting a nation of millions.

Late Night

12:16 am
Main Street Ontario: Manitoulin Island
After many years of taking their shows on the road across Ontario, the Debajehmujig Creation Centre converted an old grocery store into an artistic hub. Since then, it has become a vital home for Indigenous artists and storytellers to create and tell their stories in Manitowaning on Manitoulin Island.
12:24 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.
12:30 am
Ep. 5 - The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs
Nick Crane visits the Yorkshire coastline, home to some of Britain's most spectacular sea cliffs. He joins fishermen who have constructed a ropeway to make the perilous descent to the foot of sheer cliffs, and explores the ingenious water-powered mechanism of the lift at Saltburn-by-the-Sea. Tessa Dunlop meets a woman who witnessed a top-secret wartime invasion of the south coast, and on Ramsey Island, biologist Sarah Beynon hunts for dung beetles, the superheroes of the insect world.
1:30 am
Cinema Through the Eye of Magnum
This film captures the intimate and previously undocumented encounter between the photojournalists of the Magnum agency and the world of cinema. For 70 years, these photographers from the world of documentary and war reporting have observed the world of movie stars - from James Dean to Marilyn Monroe to Orson Welles, Kate Winslet and Sean Penn - as they would any conflict, social issue or country on the map.
2:25 am
Main Street Ontario: London
When the Galleria mall first opened the whole city was thrilled, but local stores struggled to survive in its shadow. Now, with the city working hard on its revival, there's a fresh perspective in downtown London, Ont.
2:30 am
Leslie Caron: Reluctant Star
Toronto producer Vanessa Dylyn pursued Hollywood legend Leslie Caron for 10 years before the actress agreed to this documentary about her life and work. Veteran documentarian Larry Weinstein directs this portrait of Caron, who was plucked from a ballet troupe to star alongside Gene Kelly in An American in Paris and went on to star in a series of other classic films.
3:30 am
Ep. 5 - Moving Green
In the face of climate change, innovators are coming up with ways to reduce emissions by enticing us to try new ways to travel. Will Kozma is the founder of EcoCabs, a pedal-powered taxi in Toronto. Andreas Souvaliotis is the founder of Green Rewards, the world's first environmental consumer loyalty program. And billionaire Frank Stronach, who founded the auto parts giant Magna International, is partnering with longtime employee Fred Gingl in BionX, a line of bikes and recreational vehicles.
3:56 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.
4:00 am
Sand Wars
Every house and skyscraper, every bridge, airport and sidewalk in our modern society depends on sand. We use it to manufacture optical fibre, cellphone components and computer chips. Is sand an infinite resource? Can the existing supply satisfy the demand fuelled by construction booms? Based on encounters with sand smugglers, environmentalists, barefoot millionaires, corrupt politicians, and unscrupulous developers, this investigation takes us around the globe to unveil a new gold rush.
4:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The driver's dilemma
The electric car, a pillar of Ontario's climate change action plan, is still a tough sell among hardcore car enthusiasts. The vehicles lack the rumble of a gas engine and the power of high-end supercars. But car culture is changing. Join automotive journalist Matt Bubbers and Plug'n Drive's manager of outreach Ron Groves as they explore the future of cars.
5:00 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Giant Thorom
It's a scorching hot day and everyone is bored. Nicole and Bobo (her toy bear) help mom water the garden while Jerry plays basketball. Suddenly, there's a huge boom of thunder and Mom hurries the kids inside to avoid the lightening. Bakko's explanation that the Giant Thorom is in the sky and could squash them like bugs! The Raiders decide to build a bunker in Jerry's room - just to be safe. Nicole remembers her Bobo is still outside! Someone needs to rescue her bear? The Raiders accept the mission...
5:11 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Robo-Vac
Excited to go on a family beach outing, Jerry's mother warns she will leave him with the babysitter if his room is not cleaned in ten minutes. But when Jerry turns on the vacuum (over the protest of the Raiders convinced this Monster Robot from outer space will suck up the neighborhood) Gant becomes ROBO VAC'S first victim. Jerry has ten minutes to figure out how a vacuum works, in order to rescue Gant AND get clean up his room before it's too late.
5:22 am
Making Stuff
Skateboards
Wiz and Gears check out how longboards are made.
5:27 am
TVOKids music videos.
I Can Music Video
This music video, starring the TVOKids hosts Kara, Melissa and Daniel. I Can, demonstrates how children overcome obstacles to reach a goal.
5:30 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Odour Ogre
When Amanda the babysitter arrives, Jerry and the Raiders pretend to play 'hide in his closet' to avoid her. until a terrible odor drives them out. Trying to locate the terrible smell means tearing the house apart, much to Amanda's dismay. But when they go outside to search, and Nicole chases a sweet black and white 'kitty' (a skunk), it is the Raiders who save the day.
5:41 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Giant Thorom
It's a scorching hot day and everyone is bored. Nicole and Bobo (her toy bear) help mom water the garden while Jerry plays basketball. Suddenly, there's a huge boom of thunder and Mom hurries the kids inside to avoid the lightening. Bakko's explanation that the Giant Thorom is in the sky and could squash them like bugs! The Raiders decide to build a bunker in Jerry's room - just to be safe. Nicole remembers her Bobo is still outside! Someone needs to rescue her bear? The Raiders accept the mission...
5:52 am
Pop It!
Bounce Up Part Two
It's Briana's turn to teach us some new moves from "Jump Jump." Let's have a good time as we swim, snap our fingers, and call our friends together in here.
5:57 am
TVOKids music videos.
My Family Music Video
Music video starring TVOKids hosts Kara, Drew and Dalmar and featuring different families.
Help make the world a better place through the power of learning.