TV Schedule

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Morning

6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Ella's Sleepless Sleepover
Ella and Tiki are invited to a fancy sleepover at Belinda Blue's house. Ella's a little uneasy because she's not used to sleeping away from home. Belinda makes Ella forget all about it by putting on a fashion show, playing make believe and even getting Mayor Blue to join in the fun. It's the perfect night until...Ella wakes up and notices strange things going on in Belinda's room. It seems the girls have a visitor... Jasper, the mouse!
6:15 am
Hi Opie!
Opie's Not So Great Day
Opie is determined to have the best day ever, but nothing seems to go his way.
6:23 am
Zerby Derby
Pinecone Peak
Rex's collection of pinecones is big enough to climb. If only Zack and Rex can figure out a way to get the pinecones to stay in a pile and not come apart when they try to climb up.
6:30 am
Now You Know
Dogs (Season 2)
At the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, Howie and Baboo visit guide dog trainer Sarah, meet a dog in training, and get the scoop on how dogs are trained to help people.
6:39 am
Doki
Ups and Downs / Doki in the Deep
When Anabella gives party balloons to her friends, they're a bit disappointed. Why don't our balloons float in the air like Anabella's? They set off to a balloon festival in NEW MEXICO to find out. There, they see big passenger balloons preparing to race, and learn that they need either helium or hot air to rise! The friends split into two teams and join the race. But when fuel runs out in the plane-balloon, Doki must put his new balloon knowledge to use, to rescue them. --- After retrieving Oto's glowing fishing rod from the bottom of Lake Weewannanoh, the Team wonders... is there any light at the bottom of the ocean? So they set off to dive in the MEDITERRANEAN SEA, near EGYPT, to find out! There, they discover that there IS some light under the sea - made by the sea creatures themselves. They meet glowing anglerfish and jellyfish, and a lantern shark even saves the day, when they need to illuminate the problem of tangled 'umbilical' cords on their diving suits.
7:01 am
Odd Squad
Who Let The Doug Out?
Delivery Doug needs help with an egg situation.
7:15 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Bat
A baby Bat decides to take a nap hanging from the Town Hall's bell and Mayor Goodway can't ring it. Ryder and the Pups attempt to rescue the bat quietly so it doesn't wake up, but it does and causes trouble around town. It's up to Ryder and the Pups to get the Bat and return her to her Bat cave.
7:27 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
To save the city, can the Super Pals agree on a solution.
The news reporter announces how an avalanche of pancakes is heading towards the city. The Super Pals both come up with different solutions to the problem and both think that they're solution is better. By the time, they decide which solution to go with, they find out that the community got together and ate the pancakes. Maybe they should decide quicker next time.
7:30 am
Wild Kratts
Bandito: The Black-Footed Ferret
Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out, of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets.
7:57 am
Arthur
Double Tibble Trouble/ Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music F
Playing with the Tibble twins requires preparation, endurance and earplugs. But when one twin gets sick, playing with the other should be a lot easier - shouldn't it?? Arthur and the gang create their own music videos. What they lack in high-tech video gear, the make for in state-of-the-art imagination!!
8:22 am
Now You Know
Jellyfish
Howie and Baboo visit aquarist Kevin at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, who introduces them to a glass tank full of jellyfish. They learn about jellyfish body parts and why it is different from a fish.
8:30 am
Splash and Bubbles
I Only Have Eyespots for You / Double Bubbles
Splash sees a beautiful fish go by and instantly wants to be its friend, but whenever he tries to talk to the fish, he gets ignored. He and his friends soon learn the fish has false eyespots on her back and had no idea they were trying to talk to her. --- When Finny, a green dragonet, joins the group to play one day, Bubbles starts to worry that they're so similar, her friends won't need her around anymore.
8:57 am
Can You Imagine That!
Marine Biologist
Paige imagines what it would be like to be a Marine Biologist and learn all about the oceans. She would swim in the ocean with all the different fish and mammals that live there, studying their behavior. She would explore coral reefs and kelp forests. She would swim with clown fish, sharks and even giant blue whales. Paige would always have her underwater camera with her to take photos. Say cheese Mr. Shark. Snap!
9:02 am
Paw Patrol
Air Pups
The Paw Patrol takes to the sky in their all new Air Patroller airplane! Ryder outfits the pups in new flight suits so they can launch from the air and drop in on friends in need. An active volcano on far away Volcano Island spews out hot lava everywhere and threatens Franciois and Cap'n Turbot who are on a monkey communication expedition. The frightened monkey family scatters into jungle and it's up to the Paw Patrol to gather them all and bring them back to safety.
9:26 am
Doozers
Daisy Wheel on Ice
The Pod Squad works together to build her a custom Doo-Step Skating Dress that lets her glide across the ice in no time.
9:38 am
Rob the Robot
What Goes Up
The Friends travel to the Gravity Planet to learn more about gravity. They learn the hard way that was goes up, doesn't always come down!
9:51 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Rollypod Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave take their Rollypods to the Rollypod Garage for a bubble makeover! They fix Dave's broken car-hooter, pump up their tyres so their Rollypods will go faster and polish up their paintwork until it sparkles. Then it's time to show off their shiny new vehicles in a friendly Rollypod race!
10:02 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Poppy's Nature Hunt
Poppy takes Miffy and Grunty on a nature hunt but when she 'finds' the prickly bush, she loses their map to the wind. Will they be able to find their way back home in time for tea?
10:09 am
Wibbly Pig
Snowman
It is very cold outside and Wibbly Pig and his friends are all making snowballs. Scruffy has made a big messy snow pile! Together they make a snow pig, but it runs away from them and wants to play. But when it is time to go in, the Snow pig will be lonely... so Wibbly and his playmates make him some snow pig friends!
10:21 am
Bing
Hearts
Sula and Bing tag their favourite things around the house with heart shaped stickies. Sometimes they have different favourites and sometimes their favourite things are the same. But when Sula tags Hoppity Voosh Bing is upset because Hoppity is his most favourite of favourites and he's not sure he wants to share him.
10:28 am
Thomas & Friends
Percy's New Friends
Percy wants to make friends with the wild animals on Sodor. First he approaches a squirrel but it runs away, then a rabbit but it runs away too. Finally he tries to make friends with a bird but it also runs away. Percy just can't understand why the animals keep running away from him. As Percy is thinking about this Gordon rushes past and frightens him by going so fast and being so loud. Percy realises that big things can scare little things. So Percy decides to approach the animals again but this time he is very gentle and quiet. Soon the rabbit, the squirrel and the bird have hopped onto Percy's buffer. Percy takes his new friends to meet the other engines.
10:39 am
Thomas & Friends
Edward the Hero
Edward is given the special job of being the Sodor Search and Rescue Engine at the SSRC. Edward decides that he needs to become a hero if he is to help Harold at the SSRC. Edward thinks that heroes are strong, fast and stern so decides he must be strong, fast and stern too. Edward goes on his mission to become a hero. He helps Charley by being funny, he helps Dowager Hatt by being kind, and helps Farmer McColl's dog by being gentle. Edward though doesn't think he's a hero because he hasn't shown he is fast, strong and stern. When Edward arrives to work with Harold at the SSRC the place is deserted. Edward leaves thinking that he will never help Harold and be a true hero. As Edward chuffs along the tracks he sees people cheering and waving to him and calling him a hero. Word has spread that Edward has been kind, funny and gentle. The Fat Controller tells Edward that he is the biggest hero of all because he is Edward. Edward races of with Harold to the SSRC.
10:50 am
Opie's Home
Mission: Bedtime
When Opie hears his parents having fun without him, Opie is afraid to miss out in the moment and does whatever he can to make his parents stay with him.
10:58 am
Zerby Derby
Chase Comes Unglued / Zerby Bridges Falling Down / You've Go
Chase is getting a new decal. But Mika tells him he can't fly for a full hour while the glue dries. Chase realized NOT flying is harder than he thought it would be. --- Strut has created a new, long bridge. But it sags quite a bit in the middle. Zack and Strut know they can solve this problem. But with what? --- Zack wants to build an obstacle course. He can see it perfectly in his head. Unfortunately, he isn't doing a great job explaining what he wants to Rex and Strut.
11:19 am
Lejo
DJ
Lejo is performing a scratch routine on his turntables, but it doesn't really go well.
11:21 am
Now You Know
Cars
Racecar drivers Howie and Baboo try to race across the finish line in the Questioneers Grand Prix, and wonder, ,How does a car work?, They visit Alex the mechanic at the shop and look under the hood of a car to see what makes it go.
11:28 am
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Sir Readsalot realizes his story is missing a setting.
Gisele's Big Backyard Book Club has been refreshed with an innovative approach to encourage literacy and oral communication for preschoolers. In each episode, Gisele reads about her friends Sir Readsalot and Lady Writeswell who try to write a story with the help of the children at home. In each segment, we learn about a different aspect of story and written communication through playful dramatic play. Topics include character, action, rhyme and setting. In this episode, Sir Readsalot realizes his story is missing a setting.
11:32 am
Doggy Day School
Lucas Saves the Day
An Inspector is coming to from City Hall inspect the Day School. If he finds it's not clean and in good repair and safe for the dogs, he will close it down. All day Rosie and the dogs work hard to make sure the school is in ship shape. Although Lucas tries to help, he keeps making things worse. But in the end when disaster strikes, he's the one who saves the day.
11:44 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Captain Lily
Lily gets stranded alone out at sea on Delilah. Wearing the Captain's hat she found on the beach, it's up to her to be Captain as Salty guides her back to the shore from Hatsie's helicopter.
11:51 am
Splash and Bubbles
Double Bubbles
When Finny, a green dragonet, joins the group to play one day, Bubbles starts to worry that they're so similar, her friends won't need her around anymore.

Afternoon

12:05 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Toof
Alex is afraid to go to the dentist, so Chase and the PAW Patrol work together to show Alex that fears can be overcome.
12:17 pm
Floogals
Project Baby
When Aunt Samantha pays the Hooman family a visit with her baby, the Floogals are fascinated by this new creature who has such a strong power over the Hoomans they predict it could be their king! When the king captures Boomer they have to work out how to free him and realize what a baby is and how to play with him.
12:28 pm
The Space
Street Wise - Designated Crosswalks
Fred and Nina cross the street at a designated crosswalk. They still have to follow the rules of waiting for cars to stop and making eye contact with drivers.
12:31 pm
Doozers
The Gingerbread House
The Pod Squad want to build a Doozer-sized Gingerbread House that will take some clever construction to create.
12:43 pm
Doozers
Mapping Quest
The Pod Squad set out to finish the map of Doozer Creek started by Flex's grandparents many years ago.
12:55 pm
Tumbletown Tales
Finding Money
Tumbleweed and his friends find an envelope of money and decide to do the right thing and find the person who lost it.
1:00 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Tall Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave have some big, tall fun in Hatty's garden, but who is the tallest? Who is taller than Hatty's tallest sunflower? Who is the tallest when wearing stilts? And what is the tallest thing they can see? When Tweet says she wants to be the tallest, her friends take her to the top of the tallest mountain - but she gets dizzy and decides she's happy being the smallest after all.
1:11 pm
Mr. Moon
A Fine Line
Mr Moon and Gold Star enter the Secret Door and have to figure out a series of puzzles to find their way out.
1:24 pm
Bing
Storytime
Bing wants Flop to read him his favourite book as he has his bath but Bing joins in with the story too enthusiastically and his splashy vooshes Flop suggests they finish the story in bed as 'books don't like baths'. Bing is heartbroken when the book falls into the bath as he gets into his pyjamas, until Flop helps him to understand that even though the book is wet the story isn't.
1:31 pm
GBB: Sticks' Feelings
Sticks' Feelings: Sleepover Anxiety
In these segments which deal with aspects of young children's social and emotional development, our squirrel character Sticks experiences an emotion and with the help of Gisele, learns to deal with what he is feeling in a way appropriate to preschoolers. In this episode, Sticks deals with his anxiety about a sleepover.
1:35 pm
Thomas & Friends
James to the Rescue
James is asked to be the Sodor Search and Rescue Engine but is horrified when the Fat Controller asks Toby to help him. James says that he doesn't need Toby's help as Sodor Rescue engines are Steam Engines, not Steam Trams like Toby! James chuffs off to rescue Gordon at the Fenland and Toby follows. James says he can save Gordon, whose wheels have come off the track, by pulling him forward, but Toby thinks they should fetch Rocky as Gordon is too heavy. James doesn't listen to Toby and tries to pull him but Gordon's driving wheels now come off the track. Again Toby says they need to get Rocky. Again James ignores him. This time James tries to push Gordon. The Fenland track cracks and Gordon falls but James still refuses to take Toby's advice to get Rocky to help them. James tries once more and sends Gordon and himself flying into the fenland mud. At last James realises that he needs Toby's help and asks him to go and fetch Rocky. James says that Toby is the best Rescue Tram on the whole of Sodor.
1:46 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Grunty's Discovery
Grunty's always saying funny things, so when she says she's seen something very unusual, Farmer John isn't sure whether she's making it up. Miffy has faith in her friend though, and together they discover that sometimes real life is even stranger than make-believe!
1:53 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Dinosaur Bone
Today Henry meets a Dinosaur bone in the Natural History Museum. Dinosaur bone tells all about the museums most prized exhibit a perfectly fossilized T Rex egg but in his excitement he knocks it over and smashes it. It's up to Henry to become a Paleontologist, go back in time and find a replacement egg.
2:00 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Monster Bash
Lord Stag is holding a monster themed party. When Lily and Bull accidentally scare the antlers off poor Lord Stag, the party is very nearly cancelled!
2:07 pm
Rob the Robot
Pirate Day
It's ,Intergalactic Talk Like A Pirate Day!, and to celebrate, the crew's travelling to the Buccaneer Planet! Things don't quite go as planned however, when an overly bossy Pirate takes the fun out of their adventure.
2:21 pm
Zerby Derby
Chase Comes Unglued
Chase is getting a new decal. But Mika tells him he can't fly for a full hour while the glue dries. Chase realized NOT flying is harder than he thought it would be.
2:29 pm
Hi Opie!
Opie And The Magic Balloon
Opie is worried that he broke Jackson's magic balloon during a science lesson on static electricity.
2:36 pm
Mister Maker
Episode 15
In Australia, we find out whether he can make a funny fur monster in under a minute; in the UK a Mini Maker gets in an arty twirl with paper, glue and a pen; and in South Africa discover how to make a colourful helicopter with recycled packaging and paper.
2:56 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Tall Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave have some big, tall fun in Hatty's garden, but who is the tallest? Who is taller than Hatty's tallest sunflower? Who is the tallest when wearing stilts? And what is the tallest thing they can see? When Tweet says she wants to be the tallest, her friends take her to the top of the tallest mountain - but she gets dizzy and decides she's happy being the smallest after all.
3:07 pm
Floogals
Project Puzzle
The Floogals must learn the difficult task of assembling the Girl Hooman's jigsaw puzzle when they inadvertently scatter its many pieces on the floor - working out that a birds-eye view gives you the "big picture" and working in a team wins the day.
3:21 pm
Paw Patrol
Sea Patrol: Pups Save a Shark / Pups Save a Pier
In order to have the beach all to himself, Humdinger makes a robotic shark to scare everyone away. It's up to the Sea Patroller to investigate this so-called shark and then rescue Humdinger from his own creation. --- When Francois makes a statue of himself out of Jellyfish Jam for the Adventure Beach Art Festival, the whole pier could fall into the water when fish start nibbling on the jellyfish jam covered support post.
3:45 pm
Space Racers
(N)ice Work If You Can Get It
Eagle, Robyn and Hawk overhear Headmaster Crane talking with Coot about top secret "Project P.S.P.", and how the mission will require a great quantity of ice. Eager to score points with their instructors, the three Space Racers take the initiative to search the Solar System to find whatever ice the Headmaster was referring to. Their efforts take them to other planets, an asteroid belt and a frozen comet... where they face frustration at their inability to get the job done, and learn that they need to use the right tools and work together to achieve their goals. When they finally make it back to Stardust Bay for the big event, the cadets are stunned to learn that "P.S.P." stood for "Pigeon's Surprise Party"... and the ice that Crane sought was simply buckets of ice cubes for the rocket punch!
3:57 pm
What's the Big Idea?
Art
Hugo explores what 'art' is by looking at all sorts of weird and wonderful paintings, sculptures and photos. And he learns that art can make you feel all kind of feelings!
4:03 pm
Odd Squad
Oscar Strikes Back Part 1 & Part 2
In this two-part episode, Oscar attends a gathering of Odd Squad scientists called Lab-Con at Odd Squad Academy.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Lend Me Your Ear / The Butler Did It
Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them... so what has made him change his tune? --- When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.
4:57 pm
Science Max: Experiments at Large
Balance
This episode of Science Max is all about balance. Balancing a potato on a ruler is hard, but not if you know how to change its center of gravity. So what if Phil was the potato? We max it out with a tightrope and various experiments to see if Phil can use the power of science to give himself the balance of a circus performer.
5:20 pm
Wild Kratts
Where the Bison Roam
When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days.
5:48 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.
6:02 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
What Would Wordgirl Do / Granny's Corner
Becky, Bob, TJ and Johnson are spending the day at the city water park... right after Mrs. Botsford finishes her seemingly unending list of errands. As the kids follow Mrs. Botsford to the bank, the grocery, everywhere but the water park, TJ and Johnson amuse themselves by imagining what WordGirl would do if a villain were to suddenly appear. Little do they know, their crime fighting knowledge will be put to the test when they finally arrive at the park. Vocabulary Words: Amuse, Errand --- Granny May is the star of her own advice show called "Granny's Corner", and though her advice sounds innocent enough, it has a way of inciting chaos around the city. WordGirl knows Granny May is up to something (she always is), but how can a couple of pieces of bad advice be criminal? Vocabulary Words: Suggest, Pester

Evening

7:00 pm
Seed: The Untold Story
Passionate seed keepers are protecting our 12,000-year-old food legacy as many irreplaceable seeds near extinction: Joe Simcox, the wild botanical explorer of the Amazon; Will Bonsall, the Noah of the seed world; the renowned Dr. Jane Goodall; and Suman, a villager in northern India. Their story unveils a battle for the future of our seeds and an impending global food crisis.
8:00 pm
The Business of Jihad; A Life Lived in Conflict
The Agenda welcomes author Aisha Ahmad to discuss how Islamist groups rise to power by exploiting local economies. Then, journalist Ayub Nuri chronicles a life lived in conflict, the subject of his book "Being Kurdish in a Hostile World." And, the rising number of female war correspondents.
9:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race
After the 1966 death of program founder Sergei Korolev, and the death of poster-boy Yuri Gagarin in a 1968 plane crash, the Soviet space program fractured. But the program recalibrated in the 1970s, achieving even more success and coming in many ways to dominate modern space exploration.
9:51 pm
Main Street Ontario: Toronto
Since the early 1980s, Toronto's Cameron House has been home to some of Canada's most famous and beloved musicians, from Blue Rodeo to local legend Handsome Ned, whose charisma and songwriting inspired a burgeoning artistic community. Today, with many live music venues shutting down, the Cameron House is still going strong, bringing together musicians, artists, and audiences on Queen Street West.
10:00 pm
Ep. 1 - Art of China
Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon pieces together the recent spectacular discoveries of ancient art that are redefining China's understanding of its origins. He comes face to face with an extraordinary collection of sophisticated bronze masks created nearly four millennia ago and travels to the Yellow River to explore the tomb of a warrior empress and discover the origins of calligraphy. He ends his journey in western China, looking at the impact of the arrival of Buddhism from India.
11:00 pm
The Business of Jihad; A Life Lived in Conflict
The Agenda welcomes author Aisha Ahmad to discuss how Islamist groups rise to power by exploiting local economies. Then, journalist Ayub Nuri chronicles a life lived in conflict, the subject of his book "Being Kurdish in a Hostile World." And, the rising number of female war correspondents.

Late Night

12:00 am
Ep. 2 - Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race
After the 1966 death of program founder Sergei Korolev, and the death of poster-boy Yuri Gagarin in a 1968 plane crash, the Soviet space program fractured. But the program recalibrated in the 1970s, achieving even more success and coming in many ways to dominate modern space exploration.
12:50 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Storm chasers
The changing climate means more frequent, intense storms. The most expensive natural disaster in Ontario history was the massive 2013 rain storm, which dumped 125mm of rain in a few hours. Storm chasers see the effects of severe weather first-hand. Here's what they see.
12:54 am
Learning Portraits
Learning Portrait: Morgan Kitching
Learning Portrait: Morgan Kitching
1:00 am
Ep. 1 - Art of China
Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon pieces together the recent spectacular discoveries of ancient art that are redefining China's understanding of its origins. He comes face to face with an extraordinary collection of sophisticated bronze masks created nearly four millennia ago and travels to the Yellow River to explore the tomb of a warrior empress and discover the origins of calligraphy. He ends his journey in western China, looking at the impact of the arrival of Buddhism from India.
2:00 am
Seed: The Untold Story
Passionate seed keepers are protecting our 12,000-year-old food legacy as many irreplaceable seeds near extinction: Joe Simcox, the wild botanical explorer of the Amazon; Will Bonsall, the Noah of the seed world; the renowned Dr. Jane Goodall; and Suman, a villager in northern India. Their story unveils a battle for the future of our seeds and an impending global food crisis.
3:00 am
Ep. 7 - Fundy
The Inner Bay of Fundy's population of Atlantic salmon is teetering on the edge of extinction, but the people of the Fundy Biosphere Reserve are determined to bring it back.
3:53 am
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.
3:55 am
Learning Portraits
Learning Portraits: Alf Iannarelli
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign. Alf Iannarelli is the general manager and creative director of the Santa Claus Parade. He started off 45 years ago building floats as a summer student, where he learned every aspect of the craft and eventually worked his way up to overseeing one of the city's oldest and most beloved holiday season events.
4:00 am
Ep. 8 - Waterton
Grizzly bears have been increasingly protected in Alberta since 2006, challenging the ranchers of the Waterton Biosphere Reserve to find new ways to coexist with this powerful animal.
4:53 am
Behind The Lens (The Lost Highway)
Derreck Roemer and Neil Graham talk about their film "The Lost Highway" about life along a remote yet colourful stretch of Ontario's Highway 7.
5:00 am
The Business of Jihad; A Life Lived in Conflict
The Agenda welcomes author Aisha Ahmad to discuss how Islamist groups rise to power by exploiting local economies. Then, journalist Ayub Nuri chronicles a life lived in conflict, the subject of his book "Being Kurdish in a Hostile World." And, the rising number of female war correspondents.
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