Sunday, December 15, 2019

Morning

6:00 AM
Dinosaur Train
The whole Pteranodon Family takes a rollicking adventure on the Dinosaur Train Riverboat! Buddy and Don vow to spend every minute together, but while Buddy wants to spend all his time investigating the creatures on the river, Don wants to spend all his time playing games and investigating the buffet. Can they come to some kind of agreement? --- While still rolling down the river on the Dinosaur Train Riverboat, Grandpa Pteranodon tells Buddy about the Legend of Admiral Globidens - a HUGE Mososaur that supposedly lives on the river, but no one has ever seen. Buddy enlists Dad and Tiny's help to look for Admiral Globidens, but they can't seem to find him. Does Admiral Globidens really exist, or is he just a figment of someone's imagination?
6:26 AM
Splash and Bubbles
It's the holiday season in Reeftown as everyone gets ready for Coral Day, a celebration of the wonderful coral that make up their home. Splash, new to Reeftown and its traditions, wonders what he can contribute to the festival.
6:42 AM
Tinpo
Janie the Postal Delivery Po needs a quicker way to get around her delivery round!
6:50 AM
Ping and Friends
Javanese puppetry and music gives Matilda the strenght to go through the night while camping with Ping and Friends.
6:57 AM
Tee and Mo
Mo is excited about her new bed and can't wait to try it out. However, she's not the only one...
7:04 AM
Let's Go Luna
When the Circo gets stranded in Antarctica on Christmas Eve, Carmen enlists Luna and the kids to play Santa and save Christmas for an unbelievably cute stowaway duckling named Lil' Teeny.
7:51 AM
16 Hudson
When Sam ice-skates easily his first time out, Lili who's been practicing her hardest just to be half-as good- is livid! That is, until she finds a way to be happy with her own progress and accomplishments.
8:00 AM
Paw Patrol
Mayor Humdinger's plan to win the giant melon contest goes off the rails when his "melon" bounces away causing chaos all over town! --- Bettina the cow is restless! When Farmer Al's truck gets stuck on top of the broken bridge, it's up to the pups to lower them to safety and find out what's wrong with Bettina.
8:23 AM
The Ollie & Moon Show
When Ollie wants to make a dance video for his Aunt, Moon barrels in to help, not realizing he's been struck with stage fright.
8:35 AM
Abby Hatcher
Strange noises in the night lead Abby to a brand new Fuzzly - the button-loving Otis.
8:47 AM
16 Hudson
When Amala tries to prove she's ready for a pet of her own, Kensington gives her a serious taste of what 'responsibility' really means.
8:54 AM
Blynk and Aazoo
Our young inquirer, Tema, asks Blynk and Aasoo: Could I ever glow in the dark? With the enthusiastic help of our intergalactic scientist, Aaron, we dive into the magical world of glowing animals and plants, and learn how bioluminescence could be the power of the future! Blynks tasty invention lights up Aazoo!
9:02 AM
Odd Squad
Special agents from the Big O's office threaten to shut down Odd Squad. --- Oona meets Dr. O's replacement.
9:28 AM
Wild Kratts
Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited her with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue!
9:54 AM
Dino Dana
When Dana, Uncle Ravi and Uncle Ravi's new girlfriend Anjali go shopping at a supermarket, Dana just wants to do a dino experiment but Uncle Ravi and Anjali are more concerned with impressing each other. --- Dana is trying to solve "Dino Experiment 7-2-4, Why was the Europasaurus so small?" but her progress is complicated by the fact that Mom is forcing her to stay in her messy room until she cleans it up.
10:15 AM
Bitz and Bob
Bob can't go to his friend Phoebe's party because she has measles. This puts a stop to his aim to try and beat his previous record of shooting 4 basketball hoops in a row. Bitz decides to throw the best beach party ever to make up for it. There are snacks, games, a dance floor and even a basketball hoop! But it's a very warm day and soon everyone is too hot to party. Will they have to give up and call it a day or can Bitz find a way to cool everyone down so that Bob can try and beat his record?
10:26 AM
You Can Do It Too!
With some folded paper, lolly sticks and tape the children are engineering paper fans to keep cool. But how do you power a paper fan hands free? Join Bitz & Bob as they explore kinetic energy - using a teddy bear swing to power their fan!
10:30 AM
Science Max: Experiments at Large
Phil tries to bend the power of sound to his will by making the loudest sound he can. Plus: make cornstarch mud dance, shatter a wine glass and make patterns with sand - all with the power of sound!
10:53 AM
What's the Big Idea?
School is THE place where Hugo can learn all kind of things, like counting and drawing, but it's also a place where you meet all your friends. Be quiet Hugo! The teacher is speaking!
11:00 AM
Finding Stuff Out
How do illusions occur? From camouflage to placebo effects to mirages in the desert, the world is full of things that trick our brain. Zoey investigates the science behind illusions with help from twin scientists who make her think she's seeing double. My Great Challenge: Kid magicians compete to see who has the better illusion tricks. In the Field: Zoey visits a professional magician to understand how our eyes can deceive us.
11:22 AM
I LOVE
Mendel loves to build structures with his building blocks.
11:25 AM
Tumbletown Tales
Tumbleweed the hamster buys 11 flowers to plant outside of his castle. He decides that a colour pattern would look pretty but has a hard time figuring out the right order to plant them.
11:30 AM
The Wacky Word Show
It's carnival time and Zoey and Lukas discover the many ways you can say things without saying a word. Through body language, hand signals and other non-verbal cues, you can easily get a message across. Except when dealing with a bot - Booboo Bot! Professional clowns stop by and show how clown gibberish and exaggerated expressions can make for some wacky fun. In the game show, teams of kids play Speed Charades. The Holey-Moley Clown-a-roly challenge is a mash-up of Pictionary and beanbag toss...with wet sponges that just might land on someone's face!
11:52 AM
Raven's Quest
Cameron is a 10-year-old Mohawk boy from the Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario. He belongs to the Turtle clan. Cameron is super sporty and loves to play hockey and lacrosse. His awesome basement is set up so he can play these games indoors with his friends all year round! Cameron loves to draw hockey players and, in his bedroom, he shows us some of his hockey trophies. Cameron introduces us to his five brothers. Together they make pizza and then they drum and sing some traditional songs. Cameron explains that his people have thirteen months in their calendar because they go by the moon cycle. He shows us the calendar on his traditional turtle rattle. In winter, his family builds a special track in the backyard to play a traditional game called Snow Snake. Snow Snake is played by throwing a long stick along the track to see whose stick slides the longest. Cameron's special word is "dehenenae:he". It means "snow snake".
11:59 AM
When I Grow Up!
At a video game company, Mikaela learns all about motion capture from Studio Manager Michelle. Mikaela's own movements are captured and turned into a dancing robot named Judge. --- Mikaela checks out a sweet job at an ice cream factory. Ice Cream Maker Keith gives a tour of the plant and helps Mikaela create her very own flavor of ice cream.

Afternoon

12:20 PM
Paw Patrol
When Mr. Porter and Mayor Goodway build a massive cake of Jake, the Pups need to secretly transport it up the hill and not ruin Jake's surprise party. --- When learning how to snowboard, Alex tries to take a short-cut by using the Pup's new IDO-UDO bracelets, but things don't go quite as planned. With Alex and Daring Danny X flying out of control towards Risky Ridge, it's up to the Paw Patrol to save them from a cliff-side catastrophe!
12:43 PM
MathXplosion
What's the most powerful number in the universe? One billion? One trillion? One googol? It's zero! There's nothing to it! It's not magic... it's math!
12:47 PM
Dino Dana
When Dana, Saara and Uncle Ravi go go-karting together, Dana observes a Stygimoloch use speed, maneuverability and force to escape a pack of deadly Albertosaurus and uses the Stygimoloch's techniques to find ways to win on the track.
1:00 PM
It's My Party
Emily pairs up Party Host Leoni with her Party Guest Joy. Together they prepare to celebrate the longest night of the year. Before the big event they explore the community, make a lantern to light up the sky and take in a fire performance.
1:22 PM
Making Stuff
From giant bulk bags of raw nuts, to creamy smooth spread, Gears and Wiz see all the machines that sort, roast, crush and package peanut butter.
1:27 PM
Reading Rangers
Wilson shows Ranger Drew that the most powerful tool for learning new words is the dictionary
1:30 PM
Zerby Derby
Zack, Lily and Rex are racing back to Zerby Town when Rex gets stuck under a fallen tree. Zack and Lily try to push him out but he's truly stuck. Zack tries to pull while Lily pushes, but still no luck. They think that digging down would work, until they realize Rex is on rock, not dirt. Finally they realize that if Rex takes some air out of his tires, he will lower down enough to get out from under the log. --- Chase the helicopter is having a hard time taking off from his landing pad on a very windy day on Zerby Town Ridge. Zack comes by and tries to help. They spot which way the wind is coming from by using leaves, but the wind changes direction when Chase rises into the air. They call Mika the Mechanic and she brings a leaf tail - a few leaves tied on a string - to help them see which way the wind is blowing. But the leaf tail needs to be at the right spot to help them see the wind. On the ground doesn't work, neither does the spot on the trunk of a tree. They find it works best when it's high-up and in the open. --- Zack and Rex try to cross a mud pit on a log. But the log is wet from the rain and is too slippery for them to get across without falling in the mud. They try going slow, but that doesn't work. Rex tries dropping sand on the log, but the sand he drops when he drives forward doesn't get under his wheels and he falls off. When he tries dropping the sand by going backwards, he can't see where he's going and ends up in the mud again. When they go off looking for answers, Zack discovers that a second log placed against the first keeps them from falling off, no matter how slippery both logs are. With Strut's help they place a log alongside the first and it keeps them from sliding sideways.
1:51 PM
Tumbletown Tales
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.
1:55 PM
Shutterbugs
The Shutterbugs are sent to report on an odd story; Mayor Carla is wandering around, walking and talking like a zombie! --- During a web-art festival, Flick can't turn off his glow ...and he's alarming all the local spiders!
2:18 PM
Doki
Gabi's always been competitive, but sometimes, she takes winning WAY too seriously. When Gabi demands a re-match after losing a just-for-fun race, Doki wonders - does Gabi really have to win, to have fun? To find out, they set off to the 'One of a Kind Game Kingdom' - a silly sports park In Japan, where the games are as goofy as they are unique. With Gabi and Doki as Team captains, the kids compete at hilarious games they can't help but enjoy - all except Gabi, who's still too focused on winning. Even Doki starts to catch the competitive bug! Will Gabi and Doki spoil the adventure for their friends... or will they remember that games are meant to be fun? --- When Oto finds Fico's favourite rubber band ball 'Bouncer' under the stairs, he figures it's fair game. Finders keepers! It ends up as part of Oto's Mars lander, and is blasted off to space! But when Fico finds out, he demands they go to Mars and get it back. But can we really go to Mars? The Team blasts off, and before you know it, they're exploring 'Mars' while Fico and Oto go looking for the lander. But the two are stunned to see a space-suited 'Martian' take the lander inside his house! When they attempt to recover it, the Team learns that they aren't really on Mars.
2:40 PM
The Ollie & Moon Show
When Ollie wrecks the special Hawaiian shirt Scoot gave him, he must replace it and fast!
2:52 PM
Cutie Pugs
Speedy Penny, Petey and Poppy are racing through the house, but little Pablo is moving slowly and can't keep up, so he decides instead to join Dee Dee downstairs in the basement. There's Dee Dee, setting up a ramp for her cool new remote-control toy car! The other pugs follow Pablo downstairs and scramble to get out of the car's way as it speeds across the floor. Dee Dee launches the car off the ramp, crashing it against the doll house, causing Dad to check in on them. "All good, Dad!", shouts Dee Dee as she builds a wall of cushions in preparation for the next launch.
2:59 PM
Animanimals
The crab loves to pinch each and everything. But the walrus family might be a challenge too big to handle.
3:03 PM
Opie's Home
Opie wants to be a bigger boy, just like his neighbour Gavin. But when he tries to do something that's beyond his capabilities, he realizes that some things will just have to wait until he's a little bit bigger.
3:10 PM
Yeti Tales
Nina and Leon are having a tea party on the mezzanine. Yetili comes along and joins them for a cup of tea before reading their story.
3:20 PM
Zou
It's snowing, so Zou and Grandpa build a sled to take to the park. Zinnia brings her new sled with a fancy bell - but the bell falls off in the snow. They have to stop sledding and try to find it - luckily Poc is there to help!
3:31 PM
Zou
Elzee's Mum is painting pictures of Zou, Zak and Elzee. When she is done, she can't find her purse. Zou solves the mystery by finding clues in the paintings!
3:45 PM
The Day Henry Met...
Henry meets an old dusty brass lamp in an antiques shop. Lamp wants to be a magic lamp and grant people wishes but he isn't magic like the lamps in the stories, if only there was a genie around to help. Henry becomes a genie and he and lamp fly around on their magic carpet granting peoples wishes.
3:50 PM
Floogals
The Floogals find an instant camera in the attic and eventually learn that although Hoomans' take tons of photos on their phones, there are types of camera that turn pictures into objects so they can treasure their memories.
4:01 PM
Top of the Tops
Top 5 Breakdancing Tips and Tricks 5- The Top Rock 4- The K-Kick 3- The Elevator 2- The Astronaut 1- The Top
4:03 PM
Arthur
Muffy is thrilled when mega producer J3 chooses her family for his latest reality TV project. After all, she was born to be star! But when Muffy's asked to amp up the drama between her and Bailey, she worries that she's being portrayed as a spoiled brat. Is it possible reality TV isn't as realistic as she thought? --- Buster has just won the best young artist award at the Elwood City Arts Festival. Sensing his work might be worth something someday, Muffy hires Buster to paint her portrait. But can Buster satisfy his critical client?
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, Laura and Greg talk about acting!
4:45 PM
Paw Patrol
Ryder and Paw Patrol are enjoying a sunny summer day at the beach when a call comes in from Mr. Porter. He and Alex were at the train station to pick up a big frozen fish order only to discover it's gone! It was eaten by some stowaway penguins that have scattered all around Adventure Bay. The Paw Patrol has to find those penguins and get them back to the land of ice and snow before they get heat stroke. Spy Chase's drone tracks one penguin and his net catches it. One down, two to go! They track the next one down at Katie pet parlour, while EMT Marshall makes sure he stays cool and safe. The pups lure the last penguin back to the train station so they can ride home in frozen comfort.
4:57 PM
TVOKids music videos.
This music video, starring the TVOKids hosts Kara, Melissa and Daniel. I Can, demonstrates how children overcome obstacles to reach a goal.
5:00 PM
Super Mighty Makers
Craft Kid Jacob shares a bunk bed with his older brother, Jeffrey. They don't have a lot of space so Jacob would like to give Jeffrey something that he can use to do his homework and doesn't take up a lot of room. Bondini and Super Mighty Maker Holly help Jeffrey make the "Laptastic Table".
5:11 PM
When I Grow Up!
Siobhan is a sports physiotherapist who shows Mikaela how to prevent and treat injuries that occur on the playing field.
5:22 PM
Odd Squad
Olive and Otto have to crack a case where a group of people (including themselves) have been turned into puppets.
5:36 PM
Waffle the Wonder Dog
It's a sunny day and Waffle and Evie are playing together in the garden while Doug is staying with his mum, Zoe. Simon has been busy setting up the ball pit and Evie and Waffle dive straight in. Mrs Hobbs, wearing a camouflage hat, spies over the garden fence from next door. Gramps pops round with a box of homemade doggy biscuits for Waffle. He's invited his friend Mr Willow and his two dogs, Trevor and Violet, who look just like Waffle! Mr Willow is amazed to hear that Waffle can talk. Evie wants to show Mr Willow all the tricks Waffle can do but Waffle's too busy playing with his new doggy friends. As Evie retreats upstairs, wondering if Waffle isn't her best friend anymore, he comes to make sure she is ok. Evie and Waffle are abruptly interrupted by Mrs Hobbs' loud dog alarm. They see from Evie's bedroom window that Violet has escaped through the hole in the fence, into Mrs Hobbs' garden, causing George the cat to retreat inside. Evie and Waffle run downstairs to help. Trevor has followed Violet - now there are two dogs in Mrs Hobbs' garden! Mr Willow is quick to take charge but it's Waffle who saves the day. He speaks to Trevor and Violet and encourages them back through the hole, into the Brooklyn-Bells' garden. With the coast clear, George reappears. Waffle and George's friendship looks stronger than ever, much to everyone's delight, except for Mrs Hobbs who remains unimpressed by the pair's blossoming bond. In the evening, Simon, Jess and Waffle speak to Doug on their tablet. Everyone is excited that Doug will be home tomorrow.
5:47 PM
Wild Kratts
When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility.
6:14 PM
Sports Lab
When young Emily wants to improve her curling game, Dr. Heather knows just who to call. Guest pro Abbie sends the stones spinning, and Nykeem and Emily learn that friction can be a friend out on the ice.
6:27 PM
Making Stuff
Picking apples from trees, sorting, washing and mashing to extract the juice, Gears and Wiz discover old-fashioned apple cider is made by fancy high-tech machinery.
6:32 PM
Frankie and Frank
Frank helps out Frankie by demonstrating the difference between big and small the only way he knows how.
6:35 PM
Kid Diners
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.

Evening

7:00 PM
A threat looms over Kyoto, the cultural centre of Japan and a city packed with World Heritage sites. Rapid modernization has decimated its traditional cityscape and threatens age-old cultural practices. Now, a team of warriors from various walks of life battle to preserve Kyoto's essence in the face of inevitable change.
7:50 PM
Ontario Hubs - Interstitials
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan visits the Northern Reach Rescue Network, where dogs are nurtured and fostered by volunteers.
7:55 PM
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.
8:00 PM
Presented by John Nettles, the original DCI Barnaby, this anniversary special features stars past and present discussing the peculiar quirks of the delightful yet deadly county. Hear stories from the set and revisit the show's most memorable moments, from famous guest stars to fatal festivals, with appearances by Neil Dudgeon, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Jason Hughes, Nick Hendrix, and more.
9:00 PM
Midsomer is buzzing with excitement at the arrival of the annual 'Paramount Dance Extravaganza'. But behind the sequins and smiles are deep running feuds and passions, and when the stakes are high, the desire to win can outweigh just about anything.
10:30 PM
17 and Life Doesn't Wait explores the challenges faced by three teenage girls during their final year of high school. Expectations clash with reality and things don't always go as planned, but these teens are determined to find a place for themselves in the world.
11:52 PM
The Nanticoke coal-fired power plant once generated enough power to supply millions of homes. It was shut down in 2013 and has a bright future as a solar farm. We look at plans for the future at Nanticoke, as well as a distributed solar project in Guelph, to get an idea of how the grid is changing.

Late Night

12:00 AM
A threat looms over Kyoto, the cultural centre of Japan and a city packed with World Heritage sites. Rapid modernization has decimated its traditional cityscape and threatens age-old cultural practices. Now, a team of warriors from various walks of life battle to preserve Kyoto's essence in the face of inevitable change.
12:49 AM
Fish in Ontario's lakes and rivers are changing with the climate. Warm water fish like smallmouth bass are seeing conditions shift in their favour, while cold water fish like lake trout face temperatures in which they cannot survive. A warming shift of just 1C could dramatically change the fisheries in Ontario.
12:54 AM
Learning Portraits
Learning Portrait Jimmy Wisdom
1:00 AM
Presented by John Nettles, the original DCI Barnaby, this anniversary special features stars past and present discussing the peculiar quirks of the delightful yet deadly county. Hear stories from the set and revisit the show's most memorable moments, from famous guest stars to fatal festivals, with appearances by Neil Dudgeon, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Jason Hughes, Nick Hendrix, and more.
2:00 AM
Midsomer is buzzing with excitement at the arrival of the annual 'Paramount Dance Extravaganza'. But behind the sequins and smiles are deep running feuds and passions, and when the stakes are high, the desire to win can outweigh just about anything.
3:30 AM
17 and Life Doesn't Wait explores the challenges faced by three teenage girls during their final year of high school. Expectations clash with reality and things don't always go as planned, but these teens are determined to find a place for themselves in the world.
4:51 AM
Nestled between major highways, Unionville's historic Main Street is a charming, small-town oasis. In 1969, local residents banded together to save their main street from encroaching developers - and they won. Since then, the annual Unionville Festival kicks off with a big parade in June, filling Main Street with thousands of people.
4:55 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.
5:00 AM
The Agenda welcomes the five winners for the inaugural Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes. Then, Ontario Hubs journalists discuss stories from around the province. And, The Agenda reviews its week of programming.