TV Schedule

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Evening

8:00 pm
The Future of Canada's Foreign Policy
Will 2018 will be remembered as the year when Canada's foreign policy was forced to recognize its limitations? As the long accepted world order continues to shift, The Agenda assesses how the country is realigning itself.
9:00 pm
Ep. 1 - Vienna 1908
Art historian James Fox tells the story of Vienna in 1908, a city that was home to Gustav Klimt, Sigmund Freud and a new arrival, Adolf Hitler.
9:53 pm
Learning Portraits
Ontario Vignette: Elizabeth Semmelhack
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign, Elizabeth Semmelhack talks about the challenges and joys of being the Senior Curator of the Bata Shoe Museum, and how it is a learning experience everyday.
10:00 pm
Schama on Rembrandt
Art historian Simon Schama assesses Rembrandt's final works as the Dutch master faced the challenges of old age. In the years leading up to his death in 1669, Rembrandt found a new artistic language to express the pleasures and pains of growing old. His twilight years were plagued by illness, poverty and bereavement, but exquisite beauty was borne from this misery. Despite being dismissed at the time as grotesque, the artist's late works were full of passion, innovation and deep self-reflection.
11:00 pm
The Future of Canada's Foreign Policy
Will 2018 will be remembered as the year when Canada's foreign policy was forced to recognize its limitations? As the long accepted world order continues to shift, The Agenda assesses how the country is realigning itself.

Late Night

12:00 am
Ep. 1 - Vienna 1908
Art historian James Fox tells the story of Vienna in 1908, a city that was home to Gustav Klimt, Sigmund Freud and a new arrival, Adolf Hitler.
12:54 am
Behind The Lens (Life After Digital)
Filmmaker Marc de Guerre talks about his film "Life After Digital". The film is a look at the impact of the World Wide Web 20 years after its introduction to society.
1:00 am
Schama on Rembrandt
Art historian Simon Schama assesses Rembrandt's final works as the Dutch master faced the challenges of old age. In the years leading up to his death in 1669, Rembrandt found a new artistic language to express the pleasures and pains of growing old. His twilight years were plagued by illness, poverty and bereavement, but exquisite beauty was borne from this misery. Despite being dismissed at the time as grotesque, the artist's late works were full of passion, innovation and deep self-reflection.
2:00 am
Ep. 1 - Help Me Adapt
In the second season of this series, host Todd Sampson once again turbo-charges his brain. This time he not only improves his mental skills, he learns to overcome the psychological obstacles presented by modern society. The goal in this series is to prove that brain training has the potential to make anyone sharper, more resilient and even courageous. To prove he can become more adaptable, he is challenged to climb a 120-metre rockface while blindfolded.
3:00 am
Question Period: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Discussions at Queen's Park today.
4:07 am
Ep. 4 - Bangkok
Kamini Pather travels to Bangkok, a city with food at its heart, from its ancient temples to its hallowed waterways. She visits Somboon Seafood in Sarawong to taste Chinese-inspired crab curry, then heads to the sprawling Klong Toey Market to sample the fresh produce on offer. She explores the Chinese influence on Thai cuisine and gets a lesson in modern street food. Pather discovers that Thai food, far from being rigid and unchanging, is constantly evolving and taking on new influences.
4:32 am
Ep. 5 - Johannesburg
Despite Johannesburg's reputation for crime and urban decay, Kamini Pather travels to South Africa's biggest city to see how locals view their hometown. She visits Soweto to taste the African delicacy of sheep's head, and Yeoville, where immigrants are bringing colour to the inner city through their food. In Fordsburg, she samples the spicy flavours of the east, and she rounds off her adventures in Maboneng Precinct, where a pop-up dinner is in full swing.
5:00 am
The Future of Canada's Foreign Policy
Will 2018 will be remembered as the year when Canada's foreign policy was forced to recognize its limitations? As the long accepted world order continues to shift, The Agenda assesses how the country is realigning itself.