TV Schedule

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Morning

6:00 am
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?
6:26 am
Ella the Elephant
Ella in Charge
Mom's got a terrible cold and can't work in the bakery, so, Ella and Frankie's Mom fill in for her. Ella has it all under control until the bakery gets really busy. Frankie's Mom thinks they need more help, but Ella assures her she can do it all. Ella tries to do everything herself and that's when things go wrong.
6:39 am
Box Yourself Minis
Squid
Øistein makes a squid from a toilet paper roll.
6:42 am
Opie's Home
Opie Rocks The House
Opie gets a case of stage fright when a game of pretend rock band turns into a show for the neighbours. Opie recruits Dad and they help each other find the confidence they need to rock around the block!
6:49 am
Canada Crew
First Nations
Bebe jumps at the chance to play a drum when she and Mo are invited to visit a First Nations powwow with Bob Goulais, while Gavin learns all about totem poles in British Columbia.
6:57 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy at the Beach
Miffy tries to make a sandcastle on the beach, but it keeps falling apart. Disappointed that Melanie's sandcastle is much better, Miffy collects shells instead - and they turn out to be the perfect thing to decorate Melanie's - now their -sandcastle.
7:04 am
Tee & Mo
Phone
Tee and Mo are trying to get on with their day but Mo keeps getting calls on her mobile phone. After a while Tee gets fed up, but how can he get Mo's attention?
7:11 am
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... A Violin
Today Henry meets a friendly Violin in the foyer of a concert hall. All the instruments are excited for the big show but the conductor is nowhere to be found. Henry becomes a conductor and helps them put on a big orchestral performance!
7:16 am
GBB: Jolly Reader
Batten Down the Hatches
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 crew get caught in a game of broken telephone. concentration on rhyming, vocabulary building and formulating understand from a context.
7:21 am
Splash and Bubbles
The Seal Sitters
Splash and Bubbles stop to visit Tidy for the day, but find him exhausted from constantly cleaning up behind the new kelp forest resident, Tyke, a young female Pacific harbor seal pup. Splash and Bubbles try to help Tidy by seal-sitting the young seal pup, and quickly learn how hard it is to keep track of their curious and fearless new mammal friend.
7:34 am
Arthur
Blinky Barnes, Art Expert/ Arthur's Lucky Pencil
Arthur and Buster have teamed up with Binky Barnes to do an art project for school, and Binky, who's never been very excited about school work, wants to focus on abstract art. Arthur finds a pencil that seems to bring good luck. Everyone wants to use it, but it's getting shorter and shorter!
7:59 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Francois the Penguin / Pups Save Daring Danny and
Francois dresses up as a penguin in order to more closely observe the birds. But he winds up accidentally belly-sliding with a little penguin and gets caught on the other side of a crevasse. The Paw Patrol must rescue Francois and the little penguin who gets trapped in an iced-in cave. --- Daring Danny X wants a cool pet of his own, so he can't believe his luck when a stray (actually lost from Raimundo's circus) baby hippo finds him. The hippos takes Danny on a wild skateboarding journey all the way to the top of Katie's shop! It's up to Paw Patrol to find the missing hippo and bring it back down to the ground.
8:22 am
Ollie & Moon
A Sweet Time in Scottland
When Moon accidentally eats the last jar of Ollie's favorite honey, she'll go to any extreme to fix her mistake.
8:34 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Story Finding Adventure
Hatty, Tweet and Dave help Ruff-Ruff make up a story about pirates! Captain Ruff-Ruff, Pirate Dave and Princess Pirate Tweet go in search of treasure on Desert Island, singing a pirate song as they go. Ruff-Ruff want to dig for buried treasure, but his pirate crew find a treasure chest, filled with all their favourite things, aboard a real pirate ship! The pirates agree to share the treasure and Hatty records Ruff-Ruff's story in a special storybook.
8:46 am
Space Racers
When You Wish Upon a Comet
Starling has a crucial flight test to pass before she can move on with her training. The older cadets have been helping her practice, but the day before the big test she's nervous. To calm her, Robyn mentions that a comet should be visible as it passes Earth that night - and it's good luck to make a wish on it. But the comet never shows. Turns out Robyn got the dates mixed up: the comet won't appear for another four months. Starling is crestfallen, and now convinced that she'll fail. But there's still a way to see a comet that night... just not from Earth! Eagle leads the way as they race through space, dodging meteorites and other obstacles that Starling has learned to navigate. They finally see Halley's Comet, and Starling gets to make her wish after all. When Headmaster Crane learns of her brave skills on their trip, he decides that she's already passed the flight test!
8:58 am
Odd Squad
Flawed Squad / The Creature Whisperer
A motley crew of villains storm Odd Squad headquarters, but can't agree on a plan of attack. --- When a creature gets loose in headquarters, Agent Ocean has to track it down, while Olympia and Otis try to keep Ms. O distracted.
9:25 am
Wild Kratts
Opossum in my Pocket
While on a mission to find Chris' night vision goggles lost inthe Cypress swamp, the brothers discover a marsupial opossum with a similar problem.
9:51 am
Dino Dana
All in the Dino Family / Snakes and Dinosaurs
When Dana sees a Kentrosaurus and a Stegosaurus fighting in her yard, she conducts a dino experiment to see why two dinosaurs in the same family would fight. --- While Dana's Mom deals with a petrified snake-sitter at the vet clinic where she works, Dana meets the biggest snake of all time, a Titanoboa, in the park and sets out to figure out if it was poisonous or a constrictor?
10:12 am
What's the Big Idea?
Change
Lots of things change when they grow up. An egg becomes a bird, a caterpillar becomes a butterfly and a kid become a grown up. But Hugo likes some things just the way they are!
10:18 am
Making Stuff
Bagpipes
The pipes are calling and Gears wants to know how that sound is made. Wiz shows how the bag keeps the air flowing while the piper takes a breath.
10:23 am
Lejo
Robot Hand
Lejo controls a robotic hand. The hand seems to be broken, but suddenly it is in control.
10:25 am
Mark's Moments
Sophie
Mark spends the day with his friend Sophie, who has Congenital Metaphyseal Dysplasia (knock knee). Sophie teaches Mark to tap dance, bake cookies and ride a four-wheeler.
10:30 am
Look Kool
Cones
It's Hamza's birthday, and cones are the life of the party! Conical birthday hats and ice cream cones are only the beginning. Hamza realizes that a cone is like a spinning right triangle and sends the Investigators out on a quest to find things that are cone-shaped. Along the way, we meet a wizard, hunt for treasure, and even do a chicken dance!
10:52 am
I'm a Fish
I'm a Giant Clam
Giant Clam explains what they eat that help them to grow from being very tiny clams to giant ones. They also have a very effective defense mechanism that has helped them to live for up to 100 years.
10:54 am
Beats in Bites
Click Rolls
We're clicking with syncopation in this episode.
11:01 am
Kid Diners
Ottawa
Xander and Aynalem are discovering the incredible, edible world of bread in Ottawa, ON! Aynalem goes to a cranberry farm to get fresh ingredients for scones. Then Xander catches some zzz's - zucchinis' that is - to go into scrumptious millet croquettes.
11:23 am
Box Yourself Minis
Eyeballin' Owl
Øistein makes a toilet paper roll owl with moving eyes.
11:27 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.
11:50 am
Story Explorers
The Mechanic
Story Explorer Devontae tells his story: The Mechanic.
11:53 am
Raven's Quest
Toyo
Toyo is a 9-year-old Mohawk boy from Akwesasne. He's a Kung Fu fan and he shows us some of his moves at class. Toyo has a business selling worms to fishermen and he's passionate about spear-fishing. Toyo explains how to spear fish and shows us how to gear up for safety.

Afternoon

12:00 pm
Mystery Files
The Mystery of the Way We See
Taking and sharing photos is a breeze, but was this always the case? To find out, Kyla follows her clue and meets an artist who teaches her about the process of portraiture. E.B. meets with a Daguerreian artist and experiences what it was like to take someone's picture in the 1880s, head clamp and all! Finally, Kyla heads out to join a workshop led by a professional photographer!
12:23 pm
Sports Lab
Table Tennis
Brother and sister duo Antong and Anda are hoping to sharpen their table tennis game with some help from guest pro Jimmy. Nykeem and the kids get a chance to flex their skills when Dr. Heather unpacks the science of muscle memory.
12:34 pm
Sports Lab
Trampoline
Young gymnast Nya jumps at the opportunity to learn more about the science of trampoline with help from Nykeem, Dr. Heather and guest pro Thomas. Learning about Hooke's Law has them ready to spring into action.
12:45 pm
MathXplosion
Quest for Roman Numerals
What do C, D, I, L M, V and X represent? They're Roman numerals- created thousands of years ago and still used today. Join Eric on his quest for Roman numerals. It's not magic... it's math!
12:48 pm
Doggy Day School
Magic Lamp
Lucas is having a very bad day. To cheer him up Koda pretends a lamp he digs up is magic and that it will grant Lucas wishes. Lucas wishes for easy things like a new treat at snack time - and the others help make his wishes come true. Soon he really believes the lamp is magic and all he has to do is wish for something for it to happen. The others decide they have to tell him the truth. They explain that they just pretended the lamp was magic in order to make his day better. Lucas says it doesn't matter because he doesn't need a magic lamp anyway. It wasn't magic that made his bad day turn good - it was his great friends!
12:59 pm
WordGirl
Time-Out with Two-Brains / Dr. Wordgirl-Brains
When Dr. Two-Brains realizes his vault of cheese is going to expire, he decides the only way to save his beloved cheese is to freeze time. WordGirl and Captain Huggyface start to enjoy the extra hours of relaxation, until they find out the city could be frozen forever! Can our dynamic duo put a stop to Dr. Two-Brains and before his pause is permanent? Vocabulary Words: Expire, Pause --- Dr. Two-Brains is up to his old tricks - this time using his Mind-Exchange Ray to take over the Mayor's body and turn the whole city into cheese. When WordGirl tries to destroy the ray, it ends up blasting her and Dr. Two-Brains instead! The superhero and the super villain have switched bodies! Can WordGirl convince the Warden of her true identity and get out of jail before Dr. Two-Brains uses her powers for his evil plans? Vocabulary Words: Exchange, Permanent
1:23 pm
Making Stuff
Alpine Skis
Skis are not just wooden boards but multi layers that flex and provide strength. Gears gets dizzy counting the layers.
1:28 pm
Zerby Derby
Depth Thoughts / Tunnel Vision / A Bridge for All Zerbies
Zack and Rex find a shallow part of Zerby Town Lake. They decide to make the shallow part even longer by dumping some gravel into the water. But when Bob the boat comes by he ends up stuck in the shallow water that wasn't shallow before. Zack and Rex realize they need to fix the problem they created. Rex offers to lift Bob from one side of the shallow part to the other. Getting a 'bucket ride' is fun, but Rex would have to do it every time Bob needs to crow. They look around and Zack and Bob realize they just need to make the water shallow enough for trucks to drive through, but deep enough so Bob the boat doesn't drive aground. --- Strut the Crane and Mika the Mechanic have constructed a large tunnel. Zack and Lily can't wait to try it. But when they do they realize it's very dark in the tunnel and they can't see. Mika has a light and she drives in to light it up, but Mika is too big to drive past when she's in the tunnel too. She can't leave the light either, since it has to be attached to her to work. But when Mika bumps into the side of the tunnel, some of the bark that makes the roof shifts and lets in sunlight. The Zerbies realize if they make little openings between the pieces of bark, they can use sunlight to light up the tunnel. Once this is done they play in the tunnel all day till it gets dark again. Once they realize the tunnel is dark because it's night they decide to go home for the day - ready to play in the tunnel again tomorrow. --- Zack and Axle find a bridge make out of sticks that crosses a small gap. The bridge, held up by two long sticks, can support Axle's weight, but when Zack tries to cross, it breaks. They call Mika the mechanic to help them make a new bridge. They build one with 3 sticks which holds up Zack just fine, but when Mika tries to cross, it breaks under her heavier weight. Finally they build a bridge with 4 sticks that can hold up even Mika. But when Sandy the Bulldozer comes along, they realize they are going to have to build one more.
1:49 pm
Shutterbugs
When the Moon Hits Your Eye / Don't Hat it Till You Try It
The moon has risen bright orange in the sky, and rumours begin to fly that it has been replaced by a giant pizza! --- Boris the Barber declares an odd new tradition - Ricidulously Large Hat Month! But when bugs can no longer fit in their homes, the Shutterbugs are called in to investigate the strange story.
2:13 pm
Doki
Fico's Floaties / Doki Digs to China
A rubber duck has been found on a beach... with Fico's name on it! Fico gasps, he lost it on a trip to Iceland last year! But how did Fico's duck travel so far? Curious, the Team fly off to recover the duck. Then they hear about more of his ducks turning up in far away places. Fico is excited, maybe someone somewhere has found 'Flapsy', his most beloved duck of all! The trail leads to an Oceanography Research Ship, where they learn that Fico's ducks have been helping scientists map and measure ocean currents! Hmm. Could those currents help the Team find Flapsy? --- When Oto builds a tunnel-boring machine, Doki suggests they try to find out if what his grandma used to say is true: can we really dig to China? The boys hop into the machine, and set off on a journey to drill right into the earth's crust, while the girls playfully race them to Beijing, China in the plane. Arriving early, the girls try making a giant fortune cookie - and accidentally trap Mundi inside one! Meanwhile, the boys' overconfidence gets them trapped too, deep inside the Earth, where it's far hotter than they ever expected.
2:34 pm
Doozers
A Sticky Situation
The Pod Squad is busy working away at a new playground in Doozer Creek when Professor Gimbal slips on the bridge and gets stuck in a termite mound fort! Using a faulty invention in a whole new way, they work together to turn a problem into a slippery solution.
2:46 pm
Top of the Tops
Top 4 Contact Juggling Optical Illusions
Top 4 Contact Juggling Optical Illusions 4- Two-handed Isolation 3- The Yo-yo Illusion 2- The Floating Ball 1- The Push and Pull Illusion
2:51 pm
Ella the Elephant
Ella Bakes a Cake
Ella Bakes a Cake: Frankie, Belinda and Tiki recruit Ella to help them make an original cake for the Elephant Islands Junior Cake]Baking Contest. They decide to make a nice little cake in the shape of Elephant Island, but when Frankie adds too much flour, they have to double the recipe. They end up with a huge wobbly cake but they forgot to figure out a way to get it to the contest.
3:04 pm
Hi Opie!
Opie Knows It All
Opie thinks he knows everything about life under the sea after a trip to the aquarium, leading him to imagine himself as the teacher.
3:11 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Dance Date
Lily finds a bow tie on the beach, which is just the thing for Salty to wear to the dance on Driftwood Bay! Salty is planning to ask Hatsie to come with him, but a terrible mix up leaves him thinking that she already has a dance partner.
3:19 pm
Zou
Zou's Bucket
Zou's teacher has been teaching her students about the importance of saving water and Zou is putting this into effect at home. He collects several buckets, which he fills with water, then tells his family that whenever they need any of the precious liquid, they must ask him and he'll bring it to them. All goes seemingly well - except that in his haste to carry water to those that need it all around the house, he inadvertently spills quite a bit. It seems that he has not been saving water, but wasting it - until he is reassured by his family.
3:30 pm
Zou
The Very Windy Day
Grandma discovers Grandpa's old raincoat. It has to go. Grandpa protests, but into the bin it goes. Grandpa and Zou go to the park to play with a ball. But the wind is so string, they find their game disrupted. Then the wind gives Grandpa an idea; it's the perfect day for flying a kite; and what better way to make a kite than by using Grandpa's old raincoat? They hurry home to do this and make a really good kite. So the raincoat wasn't really such a useless item after all.
3:42 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Camera
Today Henry meets a camera. Camera is down in the dumps because he thinks his photographs are boring and he wants to photograph something no one else has.....The Loch Ness Monster! In the end Henry and Camera find the Loch Ness Monster who just loves having her photo taken!
3:47 pm
Floogals
Project Vacaction
Where have the Hoomans gone?! the Floogals are baffled when the Hoomans don't come home in the evening like they usually do. Like good explorers our team try and Floogal out why before they succumb to all the pleasures that being "home alone" can provide.
3:58 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Stinky Flower / Pups Save a Monkey-Naut
Mayor Humdinger drops off a 'gift' to Mayor Goodway, a flower that spreads a horrible stink when it blooms. Mayor Goodway tries to return it to him, but runs into trouble and has to be rescued by the Paw Patrol. Its takes Ryder, the pups, and Rocky's brand new tugboat to get that stinky plant out of Adventure Bay before it explodes stink seeds everywhere. --- A UFO has just splashed down in the bay! When Ryder and the pups pop the hatch, they find a monkey astronaut with a broken spacecraft and no way back into space. It's the Paw Patrol to the rescue! Ryder and the pups will have to launch the space capsule from the Air Patroller to get the monkey back into space in time to complete his mission!
4:22 pm
Zerby Derby
Chase on the Water
Chase is out exploring Zerby Town Forest when he comes across Bob the Boat and Piper the Float Plane watching a Lily pad, waiting to see a frog. Chase wants to wait with them but there's nowhere for him to land. He tries landing on the water, but he's doesn't float. He tries landing on the shore, but he's too far away. Then he tries landing on Bob, but Bob is too tippy for Chase to land on. Chase realizes he needs something light enough to fly with but something that will allow him to float. Once he finds some perfect sticks he can float as well as Flynn.
4:29 pm
Arthur
D.W., The Picky Eater/ Buster and the Daredevils
DW nearly misses Grandma Thora's birthday party because of her tantrums at restaurants. She promises to be good, and when her Little Bo Peep Pot Pie comes, it's delicious! Arthur and Buster meet two really cool kids and want to be just like them.
4:55 pm
Dino Dan
Dino-Go-Seek / Dino Giants
During an indoor game of hide and seek with his friends and Grandma, Trek discovers that Microraptors use their natural abilities to hide with the best of them! --- When Trek gets a guided tour of the Royal Ontario Museum from Dr. David Evans, he enlists the paleontologist's help to figure out who would win in a stand off, the Giganotosaurus or the T-rex?
5:16 pm
Odd Squad
Odd Outbreak / The Perfect Lunch
Dr. O takes the lead on the case when there is an odd disease outbreak at headquarters. ---- Olive and Otto team up with Obfusco to help Ms. O host a lunch for some very important but easily offended guests.
5:43 pm
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.
6:09 pm
Jack
Jelly Jailed
A secret plan to help Mom make a prize-winning Jelly sculpture results in a miniature Rocket getting 'set' inside the jelly. But Jack's rescue attempts are thwarted by the near-constant presence of a very-distressed Mom. Science Question: How does gelatin work?
6:21 pm
Making Stuff
Pizza
Gears orders his own creation of toppings on a pizza for a special friend. Anything goes when robots are at the pizzeria.
6:26 pm
Tumbletown Tales
Researching a Purchase
The printer breaks down at the office and Tumbleweed is charged with replacing it. He conducts some research on the internet before making his purchase and discovers how to best spend his money.
6:30 pm
Finding Stuff Out
Sports
Harrison takes an in-depth look at sports - from the precise designs of the various balls, to the specialty clothing, to the importance of practice. There's a lot of science in sports; Harrison finds out how even cheering for your favourite team is good for you!
6:52 pm
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.

Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Life on the Reef
Spring is in the air and the Great Barrier Reef is about to explode with new life. Divers descend into dark water in the hope of seeing the annual coral spawn. Manta rays drop in like great alien spaceships to filter-feed in the nutrient-rich waters. Thousands of seabirds congregate on the islands and coral cays to nest, while in the mangroves, saltwater crocodiles violently defend their eggs.
8:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Merseyside
On Merseyside, Tori Herridge and Alex Langlands investigate a beach full of World War II rubble and find evidence of people and animals from 7,000 years ago. They also look into Liverpool's version of the Whisky Galore story.
8:47 pm
Canada's American Civil War
More than 40,000 Canadians fought in the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan travels to the township of South Stormont, home to Canada's only civil war memorial.
8:51 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.
9:00 pm
Ep. 1 - Towards an Architecture of Majesty
Historian Dan Cruickshank decodes the artistic languages of palaces from Renaissance iconography to the perfection of Palladian architecture, introducing the noble brains behind the turrets, balustrades and colonnades. He discovers how palaces began, and how they became potent symbols of the growing prestige of the monarch and the church.
9:54 pm
Main Street Ontario: Kincardine
Every summer Saturday night, residents of Kincardine on the shores of Lake Huron gather downtown for a special parade led by the town's beloved Scottish pipe band, which has filled the streets with music since 1908.
10:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Inventing a National Style
Historian Dan Cruickshank discovers how the Tudors and the Stuarts were the greatest royal builders Britain has ever known, and how English and Scottish kings began to look to the continent for artistic inspiration.
10:54 pm
Main Street Ontario: Mississauga
When Charlie first came to Canada, he couldn't find groceries from back home so he decided to open his own store. More than two decades later, Charlie's is a full family operation that feels like a second home for anyone looking for a taste of the Caribbean in Mississauga.
11:00 pm
Ep. 3 - Opening the Palace Doors
Historian Dan Cruickshank charts how palaces went from being lavishly funded buildings expressing the magnificence of the Crown and state to becoming private homes for royal families to live in.
11:53 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Moose in decline
Every year, nature lovers flock to Algonquin Provincial Park hoping to catch sight of moose. Wildlife photographer Steve Elms has been visiting the park since childhood, and each year moose sightings become rarer. The moose population in Ontario has declined 20 per cent over the past decade, according to research from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. We visit the park to see the changes firsthand.

Late Night

12:00 am
Ep. 2 - Life on the Reef
Spring is in the air and the Great Barrier Reef is about to explode with new life. Divers descend into dark water in the hope of seeing the annual coral spawn. Manta rays drop in like great alien spaceships to filter-feed in the nutrient-rich waters. Thousands of seabirds congregate on the islands and coral cays to nest, while in the mangroves, saltwater crocodiles violently defend their eggs.
12:56 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.
1:00 am
Ep. 2 - Merseyside
On Merseyside, Tori Herridge and Alex Langlands investigate a beach full of World War II rubble and find evidence of people and animals from 7,000 years ago. They also look into Liverpool's version of the Whisky Galore story.
1:46 am
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.
1:49 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Buried contamination in the north
At an abandoned military base in the northernmost part of Ontario, warming temperatures could have a disastrous effect on material left over from the Cold War. Locals who worked at the base, which was decommissioned in 1965, remember dumping chemicals right into the ground. Now, as the permafrost disappears, people in Peawanuck are worried about contaminants damaging the environment.
1:53 am
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.
2:00 am
Ep. 1 - Towards an Architecture of Majesty
Historian Dan Cruickshank decodes the artistic languages of palaces from Renaissance iconography to the perfection of Palladian architecture, introducing the noble brains behind the turrets, balustrades and colonnades. He discovers how palaces began, and how they became potent symbols of the growing prestige of the monarch and the church.
2:53 am
Growing Vertical in Northern Ontario
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan heads to Chelmsford, Ontario to see how one modular farm is reshaping the industry in northern Ontario.
3:00 am
Ep. 2 - Inventing a National Style
Historian Dan Cruickshank discovers how the Tudors and the Stuarts were the greatest royal builders Britain has ever known, and how English and Scottish kings began to look to the continent for artistic inspiration.
3:53 am
The Survival of the Algonquin Wolf
Of the 237 threatened species in Ontario, the Algonquin wolf is the only one that can be legally hunted in parts of the province. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has come under fire for not doing enough. Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan visits Algonquin Park, one of only a handful of places this keystone species calls home.
4:00 am
Ep. 3 - Opening the Palace Doors
Historian Dan Cruickshank charts how palaces went from being lavishly funded buildings expressing the magnificence of the Crown and state to becoming private homes for royal families to live in.
4:52 am
Hospitals of the Future
Humber River Hospital is shaping the future of hospitals. After becoming North America's first fully digital hospital, it unveiled Canada's first hospital command centre. As Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan explains, the centre will help create 40 additional beds.
5:00 am
Gastroblast
Tomato Sauce / Pancakes
Link prepares a basic Tomato Sauce perfect for lasagna, pizza, and of course, spaghetti! But as he brings the heat up to get the sauce to a boil, Link discovers that the sauce is bubbling like a volcano. Secret Agent Man helps by giving a kitchen tool to block those flare-ups: a splatter guard. ------ Link prepares Apple Oatmeal Pancakes, using the leavening power of baking powder. A bonus round science experiment with Gastro Bob shows just how baking powder works in generating fluffy light pancakes, while Detective Link investigates the criminal culprits behind flabby, flat pancakes.
5:23 am
Making Stuff
Velvet Finishing
Wiz and Gears head over to the velvet factory to see how velvet is made!
5:28 am
Monkey See Monkey Do
Snail
Parrot tries to get Monkey to slow down and they meet Snail.
5:39 am
Monkey See Monkey Do
Bee
Monkey has no more honey for his snack and goes to see how Bee makes it with nectar.
5:51 am
Pop It!
Best Friends
Song: "It's A Party" -- Best Friends It's Briana's turn to drum up some moves that we can all do with our best friends. She'll teach us how to dance like a snake and snap our fingers to the beat. Now It's A Party, and it's time for all of us to have fun.
5:56 am
Reading Rangers
Night and Knight
Cookie tells the scary story of the Night Knight, a black knight who appears at night outside the Docville Inn frightening everyone that he encounters.