TV Schedule

Friday, December 8, 2017

Afternoon

2:01 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Little Flying Light
A metal tent peg washes up on the beach and across the way, Lily joins the Driftwood Bay Buccaneers on a camping trip to the forest. But, just as the tents are about to go up, Lily and Bull are led astray by a little flying light and get very lost!
2:08 pm
Rob the Robot
Hare-Raising Event
Out of ingredients for their favourite salad, the friends head to the Garden Planet to plant their own veggies! They quickly learn the merits of tool safety when Rob gets bonked on the head by a rake and is turned into a rabbit!
2:20 pm
GBB: This & That Shop
Jay takes This and That's photo for the newspaper.
Jay the Reporter arrives to the This and That Shop to take a picture for the Big Backyard Daily News. When This and That pose for their picture, Jay finds that they are too near to the camera, but when they move back they find that they are too far away. When they finally find the right position the phone rings, making the headline: "This and That too busy to stand still for a photo".
2:23 pm
Zerby Derby
You've Got Some 'Splaining To Do
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.
2:30 pm
Canada Crew
Weather
Bebe and Mo are stuck inside the lodge due to rain, where they learn about the seasons from Environment Canada's senior climatologist David Phillips, while Gavin gets lost in the grand banks, one of the foggiest places in the world.
2:37 pm
Mister Maker
Mister Maker 315
Mister Maker makes porthole pictures out of paper plates, transforms a plastic lid and some clay into a photo frame that looks just like him! And find out how to make a brilliant bookmark in a minute. Guess the answer to today's shape puzzle and watch 'The Mister Maker Kids' build a gigantic snake!
2:57 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Puzzle Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave have to solve a series of puzzles to get themselves out of the amazing Puzzle Land maze. Educational: Problem solving; colour matching; pattern matching; shape matching.
3:08 pm
Floogals
Project Glue
When the Floogals investigate the Boy Hooman's model rocket, they experience a way-too-sticky adventure brought about by the binding power of glue. A high-speed fire engine race ensues and the Floogals have to use their newly found knowledge to save the day.
3:21 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save the Flying Food / Pups Save a Ferris Wheel
Mr. Porter's drone delivery system goes berserk when he loses the remote control. --- When Mayor Goodway holds a grand opening for a new Ferris Wheel, Mayor Humdinger and his evil kittens have other ideas, managing to steal it from its stand and trying to roll it all the way to Foggy Bottom. When it insists on going the wrong way, it ends up cutting a wild path of destruction right through town. Plus, Mayor Humdinger is onboard and trying not to panic as it rolls in haphazard directions. When Marshall and Chase get stuck on the Wheel, too, it's up to Ryder and the rest of the Pups to try to stop its chaotic ride and get it back where it belongs.
3:45 pm
Ollie & Moon
The Japanese Comic Trip
When Ollie reads "to be continued" at the end his latest comic book, he flies with Moon to Japan to find the reclusive creator.
3:58 pm
TVOKids music videos.
Music Video - I Love It
Melissa, Daniel and Mickeey sing and dance with kids about having fun
4:03 pm
Odd Squad
A Case of the Sing-Alongs / Ms. O Uh Oh
When Mayor Macklemore catches a case of the Sing-A-Longs, Olive and Otto must discover the cause before the Mayor sings his way out of his job! --- When a Ms. O from the past shows up at the office, Otto, Olive, and Oscar must send her back to the day she came from or risk causing a time-tastrophe.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Buster Isn't Buying It / One Ornery Critter
Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad...Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? --- Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs?
4:58 pm
Annedroids
Broken Hand
When Anne is doing an experiment on simple machines, Hand gets broken using a pulley system to lift two cars. It's a good thing Hand is easy to fix; all the kids need to do is find a replacement part. While searching, Shania and Nick fall into an old containment unit and get trapped. To get her friends out, Anne has to fix what was wrong with her pulley system in the first place.
5:21 pm
Wild Kratts
Pangolin Rescue
After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales, as an incredible defense, to rescue this little known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for defense.
5:49 pm
Dino Dan
Pterosaur Picnic
When Liam takes Trek and Penelope with him on a picnic with his friend Jordan, Trek tries to complete Dino Experiment #314 ,What did pterosaur nests look like?, He ends up dragging Penelope, Liam andJordan all over the park to get it solved.
6:03 pm
Finding Stuff Out
Squishy Animals
What would we look like without bones? How does an octopus walk? Why do snails have shells? Zoey investigates a variety of soft-bodied invertebrates (including leeches!) to find out how "squishy animals" get along without bones. My Great Challenge: It's a slug race! Challengers cover themselves in slime and compete to see who's the fastest "slug." In the Field: At the aquarium, Zoey handles jellyfish and meets an octopus that can squish itself into tight spaces.
6:27 pm
Junior Vets
Episode #5
The Junior Vets are now approaching the half way mark in their training. They've learnt a lot but there's a long way to go. Today they are trusted with Ingrid - a very special sick pet. Plus, what will happen when they test homeless cat Finbar for a deadly disease? And is Will up to the job when a pony in pain presents him with his biggest challenge yet?

Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 5 - Housing
Toronto is facing a major housing shortage and a backlog in its social housing repairs. City councillor Maria Augimeri and Liberal MP Adam Vaughan tackle the social housing crisis and look at creative solutions to find homes for people in need.
7:30 pm
Ep. 7 - Playing with Matches
A cancer-free Kyle comes through town and has Eva questioning her choices. Charlie takes the kids for the day but double-books himself and drops them off with his dad, which gets him into hot water with his wife. A complaint is laid against Cameron and Gina that leads them to a new understanding of ethical medical standards.
7:55 pm
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.
8:00 pm
The Agenda's Story, Ontario Hubs, The Agenda's Week
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week, checks in with Ontario Hubs journalists, and reviews its week of programming.
9:00 pm
Ep. 18 - Gin a Body, Meet a Body
Reeling from his breakup with Gina, Bellamy becomes obsessed with bringing a car dealer's cocky son to justice after he witnesses him fleeing the scene of a robbery. But the angry officer's personal vendetta has horrifying consequences when he finds himself charged with assault.
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. 3 - Deep Swimming
The team looks into the death of a terrorist that occurred 30 years ago when his daughter receives an anonymous note claiming he was murdered - an investigation that takes them right back to the Greenham Common anti-nuclear protests. Meanwhile, Sasha agrees to go for dinner with her ex-husband Ned, which he is hoping will lead to reconciliation.
10:53 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The carbon capitalists
Pond Technologies, a finalist for the Carbon X-Prize, has a vision to turn emissions into algae. By bubbling carbon dioxide through water, the company feeds algae, which can then be turned into biofuel and bioplastics. We visit St. Marys, Ont., to see the finalist for the $20-million prize in action.
11:00 pm
The Agenda's Story, Ontario Hubs, The Agenda's Week
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week, checks in with Ontario Hubs journalists, and reviews its week of programming.

Late Night

12:00 am
Arthur Currie: Master of War
General Sir Arthur Currie led the Canadian Corps to a series of spectacular victories hastening the end of the Great War. Norm Christie retraces Currie's rise from amateur soldier to the most successful Allied general. He asks why Currie was feted throughout Europe and the Empire yet maligned by enemies and forgotten at home.
12:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Snowmobiling in a changing climate
Snowmobiling is essential to tourism in rural Ontario, but the trails are becoming increasingly difficult to maintain. Warmer temperatures make it difficult to keep snow on the ground and it's not feasible to make snow across all the trails. We check in with the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association to see how they're adapting.
1:00 am
Ep. 18 - Gin a Body, Meet a Body
Reeling from his breakup with Gina, Bellamy becomes obsessed with bringing a car dealer's cocky son to justice after he witnesses him fleeing the scene of a robbery. But the angry officer's personal vendetta has horrifying consequences when he finds himself charged with assault.
1:49 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.
1:54 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.
2:00 am
Ep. 3 - Deep Swimming
The team looks into the death of a terrorist that occurred 30 years ago when his daughter receives an anonymous note claiming he was murdered - an investigation that takes them right back to the Greenham Common anti-nuclear protests. Meanwhile, Sasha agrees to go for dinner with her ex-husband Ned, which he is hoping will lead to reconciliation.
2:53 am
Learning Portraits
Learning Portrait: Morgan Kitching
Learning Portrait: Morgan Kitching
3:00 am
Ep. 5 - Housing
Toronto is facing a major housing shortage and a backlog in its social housing repairs. City councillor Maria Augimeri and Liberal MP Adam Vaughan tackle the social housing crisis and look at creative solutions to find homes for people in need.
3:30 am
Ep. 7 - Playing with Matches
A cancer-free Kyle comes through town and has Eva questioning her choices. Charlie takes the kids for the day but double-books himself and drops them off with his dad, which gets him into hot water with his wife. A complaint is laid against Cameron and Gina that leads them to a new understanding of ethical medical standards.
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. 6 - Northumberland Strait
Prince Edward Island and the north shore of Nova Scotia are two incredible eastern coastlines separated by the warm waters of the Northumberland Strait. The incredible landscape ranges from spectacular beaches to the region's signature red cliffs.
4:52 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Georgina Island First Nation
The Chippewas of Georgina Island in Lake Simcoe have developed a climate adaptation plan that is serving as a model for communities across Ontario. The First Nation received funding for a three-year climate study in 2012 and has since been collecting the memories and observances of elders. Like many communities, Georgina Island is struggling with the effects of climate change today. Milder winters mean the community's ferry runs longer and the lake ice is weaker, both of which have ripple effects throughout the island.
5:00 am
The Prime Radicals
Time And Again
Alanna is overjoyed with the fact that she has won a prize in a school contest. It's a perpetual magnetic calendar. Kevin explains what a perpetual calendar is: it's a calendar you can use all year every year forever. Norm is impressed. "Wow! That looks completely calendar-iffic!. Let me stick it to my fridge". He grabs the box and trips, causing the pieces to fly wildly about (zing zang fwang!) and stick to metal surfaces all over the place. As they gather up the pieces of the calendar Uncle Norm expresses his interest in this magical calendar or Magi-calendar. He has lots of things to plan for, so exactly what does it do and how does it really work? Alanna visits a film director as they use calendars all the time to organize the shooting schedules for movies and TV shows. This episode is about the standard measure of time and the units of measure involved in measuring time. In the curriculum, children are required to solve problems involving the relationships between (minutes and hours, hours and days), days and weeks, and weeks and years (all as a unit), using a variety of tools (e.g.,calendars); identify and describe, through investigation, number patterns involving addition, subtraction, and multiplication, represented on a calendar; name the months of the year in order; and, read the date on a calendar.
5:14 am
Opie's Home
The Big Blowout
Opie and Lucas get into a big fight, so Opie decides to play with his imaginary friend Benjamin instead. Then Opie learns that forgiving Lucas can make them both feel better
5:21 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.
5:30 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Garbage Thief
Dad keeps interrupting Jerry's (and the Raider's) soccer game to remind him about finishing the jobs he started. But when Jerry forgets to put the garbage lid back on in the shed, strange sounds and shapes scare them. The Raiders are convinced it is the Gruel of Garbage! Raiders to the Rescue! Trying to scare the Gruel away they only make matters worse until they discover it is simply a mother raccoon trying to feed her baby. Jerry now understands why it was a good idea to finish putting the lid on that garbage!
5:41 am
Jerry and the Raiders
Red Baron
As Jerry and his friend Wolf are perch in the tree house taking pictures of a lunar eclipse, Bakko and Gant mistakenly think it is the RED BARRON turning the moon red. The moon's red reflection in the pond prompts Gant to jump in to capture him. Jerry has to rescue Gant avoid Wolf from getting suspicious.
5:52 am
Pop It!
Take It to the Side
Song: "It's A Party" -- Take it to the Side Now it's Lamar's turn to teach us how to take it to the side. Make sure you have plenty of room, because we'll be dancing to the side, moving our shoulders and doing "chest pops" to this catchy tune from "It's A Party."
5:57 am
The Space
TVOkids Super Citizen Award - Maya
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