Saturday, January 25, 2020


6:00 AM
Dinosaur Train
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
Splash and Bubbles
When a big storm passes over Reeftown, the friends experience rain and stormy conditions. They learn they don't need to be afraid, but it's good to stay close to home in a storm and take shelter.
6:39 AM
Box Yourself Minis
Øistein makes a table salt turtle from paper cups.
6:42 AM
Uni-Boarder Jo has outgrown Tinpotown's Skate Park... but she doesn't want to stop the less experienced Kid Po from getting their practice!
6:50 AM
Ping and Friends
Finding out it is the Chinese New Year Ping suggests they put on a celebration.
6:57 AM
Tee and Mo
As always, Mo is there to help, but Tee is getting bigger and wants to do it ALL by himself!!
7:04 AM
Let's Go Luna
When Andy loses his basketball in Beijing, he learns that although competitive sports are fun, friendship is more important than winning. --- In Beijing, Leo wants to taste all kinds of delicious Chinese food, but must first exercise patience in learning to use chopsticks.
7:30 AM
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
Brad shows up ready for day camp with a pep in his step and a smile on his face, until he finds out that he's going without Xavier or Yadina. Uh oh. Brad can't possibly go without his best friends! Who will he play with? Xavier and Yadina are sure Brad will make new friends at camp, but Brad isn't so sure - he doesn't know how. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes go back in time to meet someone who made all kids of friends: Catherine the Great. They find Catherine wandering outside her castle walls, simply so she can make some new friends to play with. Watching Catherine meet new kids, and ask them questions about themselves, shows Brad that getting to know people is a great way to make friends. --- Yadina isn't sure if she should take her old family quilt in for show and tell; she loves it and all, but it's old and has a lot of holes... what if she feels embarrassed to show people? To the Secret Museum! Our heroes go back in time to meet someone who was deeply connected to the stories of his ancestry: Tomioka Tessai. They find the young artist as he's trying to decide what he should paint to share with his art class. While thinking it over, Tomioka takes our trio on a tour of his family's garden, and proudly tells the story of the cherry tree he planted there with his father and grandfather, helping both Tomioka and Yadina realize they should each present their class with something that's special to their family, because sharing stories about their family makes them feel proud.
7:54 AM
The penguin-waiter wants the penguin-party to be perfect.
8:00 AM
Paw Patrol
When Harold Humdinger uses a giant robot to take the buildings of Adventure Bay and make his own town, the Mighty Pups have to save the day! --- The copycat is back and Adventure Bay needs a Mighty Rescue when he traps the entire town under a giant dome!
8:23 AM
The Ollie & Moon Show
When Ollie wrecks the special Hawaiian shirt Scoot gave him, he must replace it and fast!
8:35 AM
Abby Hatcher
Abby wants to make the best Chinese New Year's celebration for her Wai Po.
8:47 AM
16 Hudson
Sam's 'perfect' Chinese New Year goes sideways when his cousin loses a lucky money envelope. But could it be this bad luck is the best thing that could've happened?
8:54 AM
Blynk and Aazoo
Our young inquirer, Latitia, asks Blynk and Aazoo, How can I grow a plant as tall as a skyscraper? With the help of our intergalatic science expert, Anthony, discover how plants grow, find out about the tallest trees in the world, and the future of trees in our homes. Blynk and Aazoo turn the spaceship into a space garden!
9:02 AM
Odd Squad
Olive and Otto are sent to Shapely Manor to investigate an odd crime with even odder people.
9:28 AM
Wild Kratts
Aviva and Chris are doing an inventory of the Creature Power Discs on the deck of the Tortuga when Martin spots a hammerhead shark. In his excitement, he knocks all the discs into the ocean. The bros soon realize there's only way to get them back - by using hammerhead powers! Science Concept : Mechanics of hunting using electrical impulses.
9:54 AM
Dino Dana
On her daily visit to Mr. Hendrickson, Dana helps a Baby Pterodactylus who has fallen from her nest. Over the course of a few days, Dana learns that sometimes people and dinosaurs need a little push out of their comfort zones in order to succeed. --- Dana finds claw marks all over the driveway and tries to figure out what dinosaur could have made them. Meanwhile, Mom and Dad take a walk down memory lane that helps Dana realize which dinos did the clawing and why.
10:15 AM
Bitz and Bob
When Ranger Bevel gets stuck in a pile of soft snow on High Snowy Mountain, Bitz needs to work out how they can pull him out, without sinking into it too!
10:26 AM
You Can Do It Too!
When heavy things are put on soft surfaces like sand they sometimes sink. We're making sand shoes from cardboard and ribbon -spreading the weight across a bigger surface area can help to stop that sinking feeling. Our friends give it a try!
10:31 AM
Super Mighty Makers
Craft Kid twins Edan and Shane want to make something for their mother, Dorry, - a supermom who works hard for her family. They want to make something to help their mom relax after a hard day at work. With the help of Bondini and Super Mighty Maker Holly, the twins make the ,Super Snail Spa,.
10:42 AM
When I Grow Up!
Mikaela begins her quest to find a cool career path at Ripley's Aquarium. She teams up with Kat, an Aquarist who takes care of the many species of fish there, including sharks and a friendly octopus named Amelia.
10:53 AM
What's the Big Idea?
Hugo learns that a brain is kind of like a computer, which can store lots of different thoughts that make him feel and remember all kinds of things, good and bad. Lily and Felix help Hugo figure out how memory works.
11:00 AM
It's My Party
Chinese traditions are experienced by two kids as they prepare to celebrate an evening of fireworks, lion dances and a traditional feast that includes delicious dumplings.
11:22 AM
Box Yourself Minis
Øistein makes a piggy sewing kit from toilet paper rolls.
11:25 AM
The Giver kids set out to make a playground that pays homage to Ontario's biggest cities. Here we find a playground structure which is inspired by Parliament Hill under construction and a tire swing designed to look like scaffolding!
11:48 AM
Story Explorers
Story Explorer Emilia tells her story: The Temple of the Golden Egg.
11:51 AM
Raven's Quest
Pahquis is 8 years old. He's Ojibwe and lives in Wikimekong in Ontario. Pahquis loves to perform. He sings opera, he dances hip hop and he drums! He's also got an important job at school; he takes care of the Eagle Staff. The staff protects his community.


12:00 PM
The Mystery Files
The clues: An old immigration document with the name Arlene Chan written on the back, an old photo of a man named Harnam Singh Sohi with a phone number written on it, a picture of the Mohawk Institute Residential School with a photo of a young boy clipped to it The file label: "Nostra Culpa" The investigation: This file label is a real puzzler. After a quick Internet search, the kids find out "Nostra Culpa" means "our fault" in Latin. But whose fault? To find out, E.B. tracks down Arlene Chan, the daughter of the man on the immigration certificate. He discovers that a long time ago, Chinese immigrants to Canada had to pay a special tax called a head tax to discourage them from living here. Years later, the Canadian government formally apologized for the Chinese head tax. Kyla video-chats with the great granddaughter of Harnam Singh. She finds out that Singh tried to immigrate to Canada in 1914 aboard a ship called the Komagata Maru. The ship, mostly filled with Punjabi immigrants, was turned away at the Vancouver port after a 2-month standoff because of a racist anti-immigration law. Just recently, the Canadian government offered an apology for the incident. Kyla and E.B. are starting to see a pattern. E.B. visits the Mohawk Institute Residential School and meets the tour guide Geronimo. There he discovers the horrible life many First Nations kids were forced to lead in schools like this one. As for the photo of the boy on the clue, it was a childhood photo of Geronimo when he attended this very school! Another formal apology was offered by the government years after the last of these schools closed. Mystery solved: The kids deduce that Hermione meant all these racist laws were the government's fault. And since people voted for those governments, technically it was our fault, "Nostra Culpa", too. They also discover that it is important to learn from past mistakes.
12:22 PM
Paw Patrol
Slick the Pirate and his First Mate Arrby have taken the sunken sloop. --- A wiggling whale has knocked the diving bell upside down. It's stuck in the sand at the bottom of the ocean, with Cap'n Turbot and Francois inside.
12:45 PM
A palindrome is a word, sentence or verse that reads the same forward or backwards, that is to say from right to left and left to right. RACECAR, KAYAK and even BOB are palindromic words. Join Eric as he shows us how palindromes exist in numbers too! Our mathemagician will demonstrate a fascinating sequence of steps that can turn any number into a palindrome. It's not magic... it's math!
12:48 PM
Dino Dana
When Saara's fear of heights puts her at risk of failing her swim test, Dana enlists the help of a Deinosuchus, Spinosaurus, and Pterodactylus to show Saara there are all sorts of different ways to beat her fear and get into the water.
12:59 PM
The Wacky Word Show
Mummy mayhem ensues as Zoey and Lukas explore the many ways we can communicate with pictures, symbols and pictograms, just like ancient Egyptians. A graphic designer drops by and shows how a simple image can convey a message or idea. Lukas tries to program Booboo Bot to decipher some custom-made hieroglyphics but the bot gets it all hilariously wrong. In the game show, teams of kids have to find pictograms that fit the categories Lukas gives them. Zoey discovers that languages like Chinese and Japanese also use symbols in their writing. It's mummies versus explorers in the challenge where teams of kids hunt for scrolls in a darkened pyramid and then decode the emoji sentences written on them.
1:22 PM
Bamboo Love
When Bamboo Love tries to take photos of her favourite things everything goes wrong, but she keeps trying and finally puts together a fascinating picture. Just when she thinks she's got the perfect shot, a pretty bug arrives making the best photo ever.
1:24 PM
Making Stuff
Gears and Wiz get dizzy watching the feathers get washed and sorted for filling pillows. Who will win the pillow fight?
1:29 PM
Zerby Derby
Zack finds Lily and Axle covered in mud and each missing a tire. There's definitely a story behind what happened, if only Lily and Axle can get it in the right order... --- 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. --- 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.
1:51 PM
Sawyer loves cheer.
1:53 PM
The Shutterbugs try to help a young firefly who's lost his ability to shine. --- The Shutterbugs have a strange story to crack; not only has Floyd the Fly forgotten who he is, he's forgotten how to fly!
2:16 PM
Doki figures that to be a knight, all you had to do was joust. Gabi thinks there was more to it than that - but what did you have to do, to become a knight? To find out, they head to medieval festival in Tewkesbury, England! When they arrive, the King of the Festival isn't so sure they're ready to be noble knights - so he assigns them a story-quest to test their worth. As Doki, Oto and Gabi complete the challenges, Doki is slow to catch on to the idea that being a knight is about more than winning battles. But when a jousting contest goes wrong and Doki throws his own victory away to help Gabi, he finally discovers the true meaning of 'chivalry' - behaving with knightly honour. --- When Oto shows Anabella a Chinese coin, she yearns to get her own 'coin with a hole in it', and wear it on a necklace. Doki is curious - why DO some coins have holes in them? To help Anabella get a similar coin, they fly to Yap, Micronesia, where they know the coins also have holes. But to get one of the valuable 'rai', they have to make and trade a handmade canoe! Once the exchange is finally made, the Team learns there's been a BIG misunderstanding - rai are giant stone discs that Anabella could never wear on a necklace! But Chinese coins and Rai stones have one thing in common - their holes make them easier to transport.
2:38 PM
The Ollie & Moon Show
The good news is that Moon signed herself and Ollie up to play on a local soccer team. The bad news is - they don't know how to play soccer!
2:50 PM
Cutie Pugs
Dad sits in the living room covering his eyes and counting. 1-2-3-4-5! Pablo wonders what Dad is doing, and Penny explains that he's playing hide and seek with Dee Dee, who runs around in the background looking for a hiding place. Dee Dee hides under the blankets in her parents' room, while the pugs scramble to hide as well. Penny hides behind the sofa, and Pablo tries to join her, but she tells him to find his own hidling spot. Poppy hides in Dee Dee's room, and tells Pablo he has to hide somewhere else. Petey hides in the bathroom and tells Pablo he has to find his own spot. Pablo goes to find the best hiding spot ever. Meanwhile, Dad finds Dee Dee and then Dee Dee goes off to find the pugs. She finds them all except for Pablo. Where could that little pug be hiding?
2:57 PM
One, Two, Three and Four are off on a castle-exploring adventure, with a little help from the friends they make along the way. Learn how to make numbers up to 10 by adding with the Numberblocks.
3:02 PM
Hi Opie!
Opie discovers that people like him for who he is, even though he might do things a little differently from time to time.
3:09 PM
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Salty is taking Hatsie for a peaceful picnic. He plans to play her a little song that he's written about his special hen. Lily, however, misunderstands Salty's wishes and decides to supply some music of her own, much to Salty's displeasure!
3:16 PM
Frankie and Frank
It's time for the Letter D Dance Party! Get ready to dance dance dance!
3:20 PM
Zou helps Uncle Zavier with a big delivery but somethings not quite right. Mr. Zoey's shop as well. It turns out that two store deliveries have been mixed up and taken to the wrong addresses.
3:31 PM
Zou decides he'd like to be a crossing guard and Grandpa helps him make a sign of his own. He then directs ,traffic, around the house with his new sign but creates such havoc that it is decided that he might be better directing ,traffic, down at the beach.
3:43 PM
The Day Henry Met...
Henry meets an old retro arcade machine in a seaside arcade. Players are in short supply as no-one wants to play an old retro arcade game like him anymore. If only there was a new player around to help! Henry becomes a brave space cadet and helps save the Space Monkey on Planet X.
3:48 PM
What is that funny walk Mom and Dad Hooman just did? The Floogals having witnessed them dancing together. With Boomer as dance instructor, the Floogals now try to master this dance themselves, keen to understand exactly why Hoomans do it.
3:59 PM
Ennie is an otter who lives in the sea. She loves to travel round on her mother's tummy, as if it was a boat. She eats mussels and clams, which she breaks open on her belly, using a rock.
4:03 PM
Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard? --- Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything...Only one of them can be right...or so they think.
4:30 PM
That TVOkids Show
Join TVOkids hosts Lucas, Laura and Greg every weekday as they talk to Ontario kids and have fun in their special tree fort hangout! Today, Lucas and Laura love dressing up their pets.
4:45 PM
Paw Patrol
It's the night of Magical Mer-Moon, and Capt'n Turbot and Francois race out in their diving bell to capture images of the fabled Merpups! But when a sea slug decides their diving bell is a great place for a nap, it's the Merpups who send for help, turning Marshall into a Merpup! Ryder and the Paw Patrol dive into action to save the Cap'n and Francois, and get Marshall back to dry land before he turns back into a pup!
4:57 PM
Top of the Tops
Top 3 Skateboarding Techniques 3- Frontside 180 2- Backside 180 1- Kickflip
5:00 PM
Mikey feels betrayed by Jerry and Salwa, so tries to stay out of their way. Salwa confronts him and says Howie was a good lie, because it made him believe in himself. He's ready to quit SASI-WESTS-HAT.
5:20 PM
Odd Squad
The Odd Squad takes on a real page-turner of a case at the local library, where books are mysteriously coming to life.
5:33 PM
Waffle the Wonder Dog
It's bedtime and Doug's tooth has fallen out, so Jess and Simon tell Waffle all about the Tooth Fairy. Doug's even made an invention which raises his pillow, so the Fairy can retrieve the tooth easily! Waffle wants to meet the Tooth Fairy. As the house goes quiet, Waffle falls asleep and dreams... The Tooth Fairy appears to Waffle, and he chases it and finds Evie dressed as a dinosaur and Doug as a crocodile! Crocodile Doug tells Waffle to follow the Tooth Fairy. It's flown through the tunnel into Mrs Hobbs' house next door. Waffle must persuade the Tooth Fairy to return to the Brooklyn-Bells' house, so it retrieves Doug's tooth. Waffle sets off in pursuit of the Fairy. Next door, Waffle meets Mrs Hobbs. She's dressed as a dog and barking! Upon Mrs Hobbs' instruction, Waffle uses tooth fairy dust to lure the Tooth Fairy back through the tunnel to Doug's bedroom. Waffle's doggy dream ends abruptly when he's woken by Mrs Hobbs' screaming. She's wondering why Waffle's rolling in George's cat litter. Waffle's confused. He was sure the cat litter was fairy dust. In the middle of the night, Mrs Hobbs marches Waffle home. She tells the Brooklyn-Bells that soon, she'll report Waffle. He might be sent away. Doug and Evie go back upstairs and find that the Tooth Fairy has indeed visited. It's used Doug's invention to reach his tooth and replaced it with a coin and a note, reminding Doug to clean his teeth and Waffle to be good. Just before Evie drifts back to sleep, she sees the Tooth Fairy and asks it to help Waffle behave so she can stay with Waffle forever.
5:45 PM
Wild Kratts
The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub nosed Monkey Man!
6:11 PM
Box Yourself Minis
Øistein makes a cat house with a mouse from a milk carton and a toilet paper roll.
6:14 PM
Pup Academy
When Corazon and Whiz discover a double-crossing Professor's plan to get rid of "the stray" at the Academy once and for all, they wind up in a race to get to Spark before the King and his Lost Dogs take her out of the picture... for good
6:38 PM
Making Stuff
Every goaltender needs a stick, so Gears and Wiz see how the best goalie sticks are made from foam, fibreglass and wood.
6:43 PM
Top of the Tops
5- Start of Play 4- Out of Play 3- The corner and corner kick 2- The Free kick 1- The penalty kick
6:46 PM
When Sam accidentally attracts a flea from Rocket, Jack must shrink down and find it somewhere on her head before squeamish Sam loses her mind. Science Question: Which creatures jump the highest?


7:00 PM
From the tropical vitality of coral reefs, to the frigid bounty of the Antarctic, the diversity of life here is matched only by its mystery.
7:49 PM
Ontario Hubs - Interstitials
As Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan discovers, Ontario teachers are creating relaxing learning environments to keep students focused. Two passionate teachers in Atikokan use scented diffusers, fidget toys, and dim lighting to create a "soothing" classroom to accommodate pupils with diverse needs.
8:00 PM
It was once the country's busiest port, but Kaipara Harbour is also the deadliest; thought to have claimed up to 150 shipwrecks since the 1840s. Neil Oliver hits Ripiro Beach and is treated to a sound and light show at Gibbs Farm.
8:46 PM
The Empire Hotel was once an elegant landmark on Huntsville's thriving main street. Joni Mitchell was rumoured to have written "Raised on Robbery" in the lobby. When kindly landlord Dave Kaey bought the building to turn it into affordable housing, a fire ended his dream. Now the town has new plans to transform the empty lot.
8:51 PM
This documentary investigates how men both young and old feel about themselves in terms of the word "beautiful" - and the effects of toxic masculinity. Stella Racca won third prize in TVO's Short Doc Contest 2019 with her film about the pressure of conforming to a masculine ideal.
9:00 PM
Lukas, Syvert and Torgeir love to dance, but do they have what it takes to be the best? This inspiring film introduces three young Norwegians who are passionate about ballet. As they near the end of high school, they must decide whether they have the commitment and skill to make a career in dance. The boys' friendship will be challenged by the choices they make at this vital stage in their lives.
10:15 PM
Unless they have been sued, are suing someone, or know someone who has been in that situation, most people have no idea of the struggles that confront individuals who find themselves in court. Braunte Petric's short documentary follows the story of Windsor lawyer Julie Macfarlane as she helps those who can't afford legal representation and fights for changes to the system
10:22 PM
This short documentary by Aayush Das tells the story of a young man's experience with homelessness and how he escaped it. Gosaye David White describes the hardship of living on the street in Ottawa and his journey to stability.
10:30 PM
Based on Margaret McMillan's best-selling book, Paris 1919 chronicles the most ambitious peace talks in history, the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. Viewer discretion advised.

Late Night

12:10 AM
From the tropical vitality of coral reefs, to the frigid bounty of the Antarctic, the diversity of life here is matched only by its mystery.
1:00 AM
It was once the country's busiest port, but Kaipara Harbour is also the deadliest; thought to have claimed up to 150 shipwrecks since the 1840s. Neil Oliver hits Ripiro Beach and is treated to a sound and light show at Gibbs Farm.
1:45 AM
New discoveries from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, located in Niagara, helps farmers deal with the changing climate. With longer, hotter summers come more frequent droughts and new kinds of pests. We look at how Vineland is helping farmers handle the changing climate.
1:50 AM
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.
1:55 AM
Kenora, Ont., used to go by a very different name that was, in many people's opinion, rather unattractive. When local politicians decided to change the name, they hit upon a rather novel - and controversial - solution. Find out more in this short video, part of TVO's Name That Town series.
2:00 AM
Lukas, Syvert and Torgeir love to dance, but do they have what it takes to be the best? This inspiring film introduces three young Norwegians who are passionate about ballet. As they near the end of high school, they must decide whether they have the commitment and skill to make a career in dance. The boys' friendship will be challenged by the choices they make at this vital stage in their lives.
3:15 AM
Based on Margaret McMillan's best-selling book, Paris 1919 chronicles the most ambitious peace talks in history, the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. Viewer discretion advised.
4:51 AM
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan heads to Chelmsford, Ontario to see how one modular farm is reshaping the industry in northern Ontario.
4:55 AM
When it came into being, most residents wanted to call Thunder Bay something else. But thanks to a quirk of democracy, the northwestern Ontario city ended up with a name rejected by the majority of residents.
5:00 AM
Homemade Macaroni and Cheese starts with the sauce. Link demonstrates making a roux, which is a cooked mixture of butter and flour that is the foundation of the tasty cheese sauce that envelopes the whole grain macaroni noodles in today's recipe. It's amazing how much science is in something as simple as a smooth and thick sauce. --- A sure-fire favourite, homemade Pizza can be adapted to taste by adding our desired toppings, with ingredients found in the kitchen. Link has an unexpected problem though: the cold dough for the pizza crust that Link just took out of the fridge won't roll flat. Instead, it keeps springing back to its original shape. With some help from I.Q., Link realizes that the dough needs to rest for best results.
5:23 AM
Making Stuff
Wiz and Gears follow the boot construction process and see the blades getting attached to make hockey skates.
5:29 AM
Monkey See Monkey Do
Monkey learns about hibernation and Grizzly Bear.
5:41 AM
Monkey See Monkey Do
Playing Hide and Seek, Monkey and Parrot discover how good Chameleon is at hiding.
5:52 AM
One of the bottles in Ten's collection accidentally falls off the wall, setting off a spectacular numbery hullabaloo. Learn to count down from ten by taking one away with the Numberblocks.
5:57 AM
Frankie and Frank
Frank helps out Frankie by demonstrating the difference between big and small the only way he knows how.