TV Schedule

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Morning

6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Ella on the Ball
While Ella learns about working together as part of a team, all the kids learn about sportsmanship and begin to understand the idea that playing well together is just as important as winning.
6:15 am
Opie's Home
Just for Fun
Opie's insistence on winning gets in the way of his fun, until he plays a game with Lucas and Maria that has no winners or losers, and learns that it's fun to play just for fun.
6:23 am
Zerby Derby
Flynn's Road
Flynn is a float plane. He has floats. But the new Zerby Town Airport has a runway for him to land on, and there are wheels he can use. But how does he land and put on wheels if he can only land on water with his floats? Zack and Rex help Flynn figure it out.
6:30 am
Now You Know
Ambulance
Howie and Baboo visit an ambulance depot where paramedic Michael-Jon shows them medical kit he uses in an ambulance. They also learn how a 911 call centre helps people during an emergency.
6:40 am
Doki
Robot Rampage / Fixed in a Flash
Fico would rather read science fiction than tidy up. He wishes he had a robot to do his chores! But is that possible? What kind of things can robots really do? A team from TOKYO, JAPAN invites them to come and find out! When they arrive, a girl named Yasue gives them a tour of her parents' robot factory, and even shows them how to 'program' two robots themselves! Fico programs a cleaning robot of course - but when he forgets to program it to turn off, they have a real-life robot rampage on their hands! --- Anabella wants a photo of lightning, but the weather isn't cooperating. So Doki does a little research, and is amazed to learn that in MARACAIBO, VENEZUELA, there's a lightning storm every day. But why is there lightning every day? They set off to find out - and to get Anabella's photo. But when they land, the plane suffers damage, and now they need oil and sheet metal to fix it! In the search for these things, they discover some very interesting things about the Lake Maracaibo area, which just might help to explain that lightning.
7:02 am
Odd Squad
Captain Fun
Otto and Oren compete for votes to become Captain Fun.
7:16 am
Paw Patrol
Sea Patrol: Pups Save a Shark
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.
7:29 am
Wild Kratts
The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal
Which are better, horns or antlers? Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature.
7:56 am
Arthur
Desert Island Dish/ The Secret about Secrets
When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to choose one food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But can they survive on junk food alone? Everyone seems to have a secret - everyone, that is, except D.W.!
8:21 am
Tee & Mo
The Park
After a super see-saw session with Tee at the park, Mo pauses to have a chat with her friend Heidi. However, this leaves no-one on the other end of Tee's see saw...
8:28 am
Splash and Bubbles
One Big Ocean Pt. 3 & 4 : The Fixer-Upper / No Place Like H
Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby, perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save the reef, realizing that if harm can come to this reef, it can happen to any reef, including Reeftown. --- Splash and his friends end their journey, returning home to Reeftown, where they are delighted to see that Splash now knows that although there are fun adventures to be found all over their "One Big Ocean", Reeftown is home to him.
8:55 am
Can You Imagine That!
Mail Carrier
Zoey wants to be a mail carrier. She would work at the post office and sort letters and packages by street, city and country. Even red letters to Santa get sorted into a special pile for delivery. Zoey would get to see the whole world by delivering the mail all over. Zoey would deliver the mail door-to-door and on time, so you don't miss your party invitation!
9:00 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Show / Pups Save a Ghost
The Pups are going to put on a Medieval play in town square, but Cap'n Turbot's castle stage prop ends up collapsing and trapping him! Ryder and the PAW Patrol have to save Turbot, along with Marshall in his new FIRST MEDICAL RESPONSE GEAR. Marshall then has to save the SHOW when Chase gets sick and can't play the lead role! --- A mysterious Ghost is causing havoc around the Lookout at night. The Pups and Chase in his new SPY GEAR set up a stakeout to bust it, but discover that it's not a ghost after all - its Marshall... sleepwalking! Now the pups have to save the slumbering pup as he sleepwalks through town!
9:24 am
Doozers
A Gift for Gimbal
The Pod Squad want to get Professor Gimbal a gift, but what do you give the doozer that has everything? Playing detective, they follow him around Doozer Creek, collecting clues about what he might like.
9:36 am
Rob the Robot
Dinosaur Lost
The friends travel to the "Fun Fair" planet to win a new dinosaur toy to replace the one that is lost.
9:48 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Garden Adventure
Hatty takes Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave to his garden to show them how to plant a seed and give it all the things it needs to grow into a fabulous flower. Educational - Demonstrating the relationship of life processes to plants, including understanding that seeds grow into a plant and recognition that plants need light and water to grow.
10:00 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Uncle Pilot's Amazing Plane
Uncle Pilot takes Miffy and her friends on an amazing airplane ride without leaving the front room! You can go anywhere with a little imagination - just look out for imaginary pirates!
10:07 am
Wibbly Pig
Mud Pie
What do you get when you mix dirt and water? Mud, of course! But what do you use mud for? Making mud pies! Big Pig, Tiny Pig and Wibbly all join together to try and make the perfect mud pies, but Tiny Pig is determined not to get dirty - even as Big Pig and Wibbly get covered in more and more mud... They try the mix wet and sloppy and dry and sticky - but what will work best? Will Tiny Pig stay clean? And will they ever make the perfect mud pie?
10:18 am
GBB: Backyard Farm
Sheep
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.
10:21 am
Bing
Potato
Bing and Sula find a potato in Amma's vegetable patch with a comical 'face', so they take it under their wing, naming it "Nosey". The two children look after Nosey and show him around the nursery but unfortunately Nosey goes down the slide too quickly and his 'nose' falls off. Amma shows them how to plant both bits of potato so that they can grow new potatoes.
10:29 am
Zou
Zou and the Power Outage
Zou and Elzee are playing a video game together when there is a power failure. At first Zou is not happy with this but he eventually comes up with the idea of doing things that don't require electricity. They help Mum with the dusting, Grandpa with some seed planting and even play some music for Nanna now that her radio isn't working. When the electricity eventually comes on again, Zou and Elzee find they've had so much fun, they wish the power outage could have lasted a little bit longer.
10:41 am
Zou
Zou Owns Up
Zou accidentally breaks Zak's toy car. Zou doesn't have the nerve to tell him about the broken toy. The guilt gets the better of him and he explains what has happened to his Grandpa. They pay a visit to Mr Zoey's shop, where Zou confesses. But Zak doesn't mind - in fact he suggests that Zou keep the car; his dad has bought him a brand new remote controlled car as a reward for helping to tidy the shop.
10:52 am
Hi Opie!
Opie's Favourite Thing
Opie decides to make a new friend.
11:00 am
Zerby Derby
Flynn's Runway / Strut Gets Stuck / Main Street
Zack joins Bob the Boat and Fran the Ferry as they explore a new bay of Zerby Town Lake. Flynn the float plane wants to join them but they need to find a spot for him to land. Zack picks out a spot on the ground, but Flynn needs water to land - he's a float plane. The next spot they pick is too small and the --- Strut his happily digging a hole around himself when he realizes that he's dug down too deep to get back out. Zack, Rex and the other construction Zerbies try, try again to help Strut get out of the hole, but the problem is, when a Zerby needs lifting up, it's usually Strut who they call. What do they do when it's Strut that needs the lift? First, Fill the Front Loader tries pouring dirt down into the hole so Strut can make a ramp, but there isn't enough room for Strut to get out of the way and the dirt ends up on his roof. Next, Sandy the bulldozer tries to pull Strut out, but she can only pull him sideways against the edge of the hole. Finally, Zack notices a tree branch above Strut. Throwing his hook over the branch, Strut is able to pull himself up and out of the hole. --- Zack, Axle and some other Zerbies decide they all want their own long driveways and roads. But when the roads start crossing over each other and getting confusing they try, try again to come up with a better way to organize the town. Their first solution is to put everyone's garage far enough away so that no one's road goes over anyone elses. But the Zerbies end up so far away from each other that they decide there must be another way. Zack and Axle realize that if everyone shares a main street then they can each have their own short road - their driveway - and a big shared road - Main Street.
11:21 am
I'm a Fish
I'm a Flying Fish
The Flying Fish leads a fabulous life out of the waters, soaring in the air and dancing upon the waves, all while dodging hungry Dolphins.
11:23 am
Now You Know
Plants
Fairytale Baboo plants magic seeds that grow into a huge beanstalk that carries him up to the giant, Howie. In reality, they wonder, "How do plants grow?" and visit botanist Paul at the Allan Gardens greenhouse to observe the different types of plant, and learn how a seed uses soil, water and sunlight to grow into a plant.
11:32 am
Doggy Day School
Super Koda!
Koda ties a blanket around his shoulder and starts acting like a super hero, zipping around at lightning speed (or so he thinks), flying off the climber (little jumps really) and saving everyone (although no one needs to be saved.) After a while Super Koda starts to be a bit disruptive. When he crashes into the new box of biscuits a very annoyed Pedro informs him that he is NOT super. Koda feels let down and glum. But then he rescues a little bird that has fallen from it's nest and everyone agrees that Koda has super hearing and super bravery! He really is super Koda.
11:43 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
The Daily Driftwood
Lord Stag decides to publish Driftwood Bay's very own newspaper. With Lily's help, Bull is determined to find a big front page story, but the perfect scoop proves elusive... until Bull discovers that he has been making the news without realising!
11:50 am
Splash and Bubbles
Cleaner of the Kelp
While playing in the kelp forest, Splash, Bubbles and Dunk meet Tidy the Garibaldi Fish, who is the self-appointed Kelp Forest Ranger. Tidy has been taking the kids' shells as they play in the forest, because he likes to keep everything clean and tidy.

Afternoon

12:05 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save A Hoot
During a bad wind storm, Ryder and the PAW Patrol have to save an Owl trapped in a blown over tree and reunite her with "Little Hootie", her baby.
12:17 pm
Floogals
Project Magnets
Flo's fizzer gets stuck to a magnet in the boy's backpack and he's about to leave for school. Boomer has to fine tune his fizzer skills pronto and learn how magnets work to help rescue Flo's ship.
12:30 pm
Dinosaur Train
Crystal and King Benefit Concert - Part 1 & 2
When Crystal and the King go for a trip to the Big Pond, they learn that it's being recklessly overfished! They enlist the help of the Pteranodon Family to try to spread the word that if the dinosaurs and pterosaurs aren't more careful, the Big Pond will run out of fish to eat. But when Crystal realizes that nothing they're doing is actually raising awareness of the issue, she decides to organize a HUGE benefit concert, and everyone agrees to pitch in and help (as long as the King doesn't have to perform)! --- The ,Don't Overfish the Big Pond, Benefit Concert is underway, and it's a HUGE success! But because there's so much to organize, Crystal never finds the time to rehearse her big finale - so when it's time for her to go onstage, she experiences something she's never experienced before - stage fright! Can the kids help Crystal get over her stage fright and get her back onstage, or will the King have to come out of ,performance retirement, to help her out?
12:57 pm
Let's Find Out
Debit
This is a math series supporting a greater understanding of financial literacy. In this episode, Melissa needs Shamus' help with her fear of debit cards.
1:01 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Flying Adventure
With a little help from her friends, Tweet learns how to improve her flying skills so that she can stay up in the air longer and fly further than she's ever flown before. Educational - Comparative distances: Helping children to begin to use language to make comparisons around distance: i.e. near and far, further, furthest etc. Identifying something 'near' and something 'far away'. Beginning to recognize animals - and objects - that do and don't fly.
1:12 pm
Mr. Moon
Diamond Rain
Mr Moon, Silva and Gold Star travel to Neptune to find something hard that they can use to fix Mr Moon's ladder--a diamond.
1:25 pm
Bing
Wellies
Bing discovers a hole in his favourite yellow wellies but he doesn't want to throw them away in the stinky dustbin. With Flop's help, Bing finds a way to recycle the wellies into colourful flower pots instead.
1:34 pm
Zou
Zou and the Wizard
Zou and Elzee can't decide what game to play. Grandpa suggests they pretend to be knights on a quest and he will play a wise wizard. The quest is a success: The dragon (Poc) is tamed and the fair damsel (Grandma) is rescued.
1:45 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Mummy Gets a Surprise
Daddy is planning a surprise party for Mummy's birthday. All Miffy has to do is keep her out of the way while they get everything ready - how hard can it be?
1:52 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... A Football
Henry meets a friendly Football. She is super excited about everything, especially when they meet two Football Boots wanting a football match. Henry becomes a Referee for the day helps keep the Boots in check and decide who is the best after all. The mighty Reds or the Classic Blues!
1:58 pm
I'm a Fish
I'm a Lobster
The Lobster shows off their large claws, speedy swimming and good sense of smell, this makes up for their poor eye sight when they find themselves in a pinch.
2:01 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Beached
When a baby whale is washed up on the beach, the islanders can't decide how best to help the poor creature. Bull and Lily quickly realize that a little less talk and a little more action is what is needed!
2:08 pm
Rob the Robot
Be Careful What You Wish For
Wishing they could all make a wish that would come true, Rob and the gang head for the Wishing Planet. Although their wishes do come true, and look great at the beginning, they all backfire in some way - Ema can't stop dancing and Orbit is frozen solid! It all comes down to Rob who has the last wish which must now be a way to help all his friends AND not backfire like the other wishes did. Although it sounds like Mission Impossible, Rob decides to wish that they never made any wishes in the first place, turning everything back to normal and helping everyone learn to be careful what they wish for.
2:23 pm
Zerby Derby
Think, Think Again
Strut has constructed a tower out of sticks. Zack and Lily agree to help him move it, but if they make a mistake it will fall and break. Usually Zerbies try the first idea and just try, try again if it doesn't work. But this time they have to get it right on the first try.
2:31 pm
Canada Crew
R.C.M.P.
The Canada Crew learn all about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with the help of Constable Amber, her horse Comet, and the RCMP's musical ride.
2:38 pm
Mister Maker
Mister Maker 211
Mister Maker shows you how to make a brilliant bubble wrap picture, a straw powered rocket and crazy carnival shakers. Guess the answer to the shape puzzle, and watch 'The Mister Maker Kid's' build an enormous ladybug.
2:57 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Recycling Adventure
Hatty helps Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave recycle some of their old and unwanted items to make new and useful things their friends can enjoy. Packing up their Rollypod- trailers with unwanted bean sticks, an old scarf, a surfboard, some odd roller-skates and swimming flippers, a bag of balls and a kiddie's paddle-pool, they have fun working out which items can be used together in exciting new ways.
3:08 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.
3:20 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Luke Stars / Pups Save Chicken Day
When Luke Stars gets stuck on a ledge, Ryder and Marshall rush to the rescue him while Spy Chase tracks down the raccoon who took his lucky hat. Meanwhile, Rubble and the other pups help Katie rehearse her contest-winning song so she can perform it with Luke and discover that Cali is the perfect friend to help her get over her nerves ---- Mayor Goodway's big plans for Chicken day are nearly spoiled when the Chicken of Honor, Chickaletta, mysteriously disappears. It's up to Paw Patrol to find Chicklatta and save the clucking festivities.
3:44 pm
Ollie & Moon
Canadian Pancake Party
When Ollie and Moon go to Canada to get special maple syrup for their special pancakes, they discover that being generous has some delicious rewards.
3:57 pm
What's the Big Idea?
Learn
Hugo learns at school, but also from his parents and friends too. And he learns that sometimes you have to make lots of mistakes before you can learn something.
4:04 pm
Odd Squad
Training Day Pt.1 & Pt.2
In a flashback episode, Olive tells Otto the story of how her old partner, Todd, went to the odd side.
4:31 pm
Arthur
That's MY Grandma! / Bud's Knotty Problem
D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. --- When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.
4:58 pm
Creature Mania
Episode 2
Today on Creature Mania, we've got ant licking anteaters and bone crushing crocodiles, we reveal what gives camels the hump and get close to some weird looking frogs. We meet Miles and his dog DJ in Dog Tricks, and Hanna and her Rabbit in Pet and Tell. We have a laugh with Panda, Pony and the Two Bobs and check out some super cute honey possums.
5:25 pm
Wild Kratts
Sea Otter Swim
When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach!
5:53 pm
Dino Dana
Tusk Love -Pt.2
Dana's dino experiment gets complicated when she brings Cai's foster dog Nixon to track a Triceratops Mom and her babies. When one of the babies is separated from the others, Dana's plan is to reunite the baby with the rest of its family. Unfortunately, a hungry Albertosaurus has a very different plan.
6:05 pm
Giver
Thunder Bay Sleeping Giant Park
The Sleeping Giant is a famous landmark in Thunder Bay, Ontario - but where does he play when he wakes up? The Giver team works with the community to build a park fit for a Giant!
6:30 pm
Science Max: Experiments at Large
Light Challenge
Bending light to your will! Phil gets challenged to use light to solve a puzzle that gets more and more difficult.
6:52 pm
Let's Find Out
Let's Find Out - Litres
This is a math series supporting a greater understanding of Grade 3 measurement. In this episode Melissa learns how much water is in a litre.

Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 3 - Snow Wolf Family and Me
In the final episode of cameraman Gordon Buchanan's quest to find out more about the Arctic wolf, a notoriously elusive and feared predator, he accompanies his wild wolf family as they prepare for winter on Ellesmere Island.
7:54 pm
Combatting Carp with Christmas Trees
The Royal Botanical Gardens is using old Christmas trees to build a barrier to keep the invasive common carp out of Hamilton's marshes and ponds. As Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan explains, there is need for more trees after record high water levels across Ontario last year.
8:00 pm
Engaging Disengaged Electors; Queen's Park's Youngest MPP
The Agenda examines the political engagement (or lack thereof) of certain groups - including young Canadians, immigrants, and Indigenous people. Then, Sam Oosterhoff, PC MPP for Niagara West-Glanbrook, discusses how he became involved in politics at such a young age, what life is like in the legislature, and what can be done to court the youth vote for the upcoming Ontario election.
9:00 pm
Our People Will Be Healed
Alanis Obomsawin's 50th film reveals how a Cree community in Manitoba has been enriched through the power of education. The Helen Betty Osborne Ininiw Education Resource Centre in Norway House, north of Winnipeg, receives a level of funding that few other Indigenous institutions enjoy. Its teachers help students to develop their abilities and their sense of pride, reconnecting them with their ancestral culture.
10:39 pm
Rachel Romu: A Spotlight on Disability
Thunder Bay-born Rachel Romu is hoping to change the way the fashion industry views people with disabilities. As Ontario Hubs producer Jeyan Jeganathan explains, the former track athlete - turned model - is bringing visibility to disability one runway at a time.
10:48 pm
Hungu
Under the African sun, a child walks in the desert with his kin. Death is prowling, but a mother's soul resurrected by music will return strength and life to the child when he becomes a man. Inspired by the grace and raw beauty of African rock paintings, Nicolas Brault paints a story without borders, with the humanity and elegance of a universal narrator.
11:00 pm
Engaging Disengaged Electors; Queen's Park's Youngest MPP
The Agenda examines the political engagement (or lack thereof) of certain groups - including young Canadians, immigrants, and Indigenous people. Then, Sam Oosterhoff, PC MPP for Niagara West-Glanbrook, discusses how he became involved in politics at such a young age, what life is like in the legislature, and what can be done to court the youth vote for the upcoming Ontario election.

Late Night

12:00 am
Our People Will Be Healed
Alanis Obomsawin's 50th film reveals how a Cree community in Manitoba has been enriched through the power of education. The Helen Betty Osborne Ininiw Education Resource Centre in Norway House, north of Winnipeg, receives a level of funding that few other Indigenous institutions enjoy. Its teachers help students to develop their abilities and their sense of pride, reconnecting them with their ancestral culture.
1:38 am
Rachel Romu: A Spotlight on Disability
Thunder Bay-born Rachel Romu is hoping to change the way the fashion industry views people with disabilities. As Ontario Hubs producer Jeyan Jeganathan explains, the former track athlete - turned model - is bringing visibility to disability one runway at a time.
1:46 am
Flawed
From Andrea Dorfman's vivid imagination, "Flawed" is a charming little film about very big ideas. Tracing her encounter with a potential romantic partner, Dorfman questions her attraction and the uneasy possibility of love, but ultimately, whether a girl can accept herself, imperfections and all.
2:00 am
Ep. 3 - Snow Wolf Family and Me
In the final episode of cameraman Gordon Buchanan's quest to find out more about the Arctic wolf, a notoriously elusive and feared predator, he accompanies his wild wolf family as they prepare for winter on Ellesmere Island.
2:53 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Why ticks are moving north
Summer tick season used to be a problem only in the southern part of Ontario, but tick populations are moving north as the climate grows warmer. A parasitologist at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph explains how this migration is affecting people and their pets.
3:00 am
Question Period: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Discussions at Queen's Park today.
4:04 am
Into the Wilderness: Hawaii
The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: 25-metre-high coral reefs, and 360,000 square kilometres of uninhabited islands and countless shipwrecks. More than 7,000 species of bird, fish and mammal - a quarter of them unique to the area - live in a unique web of life that we're only just beginning to understand.
5:00 am
Engaging Disengaged Electors; Queen's Park's Youngest MPP
The Agenda examines the political engagement (or lack thereof) of certain groups - including young Canadians, immigrants, and Indigenous people. Then, Sam Oosterhoff, PC MPP for Niagara West-Glanbrook, discusses how he became involved in politics at such a young age, what life is like in the legislature, and what can be done to court the youth vote for the upcoming Ontario election.