WLRN Channel 17 TV Schedule

Thursday, April 24
Time
Program
4:00 AM
Midsomer Murders
“A Tale of Two Hamlets”
Part 1 of 2. The investigation of a film star's death puts Barnaby and Troy in the middle of two feuding villages.
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5:00 AM
The Spice Trail
“Nutmeg and Cloves”
Part 2 of 3. Kate Humbles travels to eastern Indonesia, which is home to two spices that were so desired that they caused wars: nutmeg and cloves.
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6:00 AM
Super WHY!
“Little Bo Peep”
When Whyatt can't find Mister Lizard, the Super Readers join the search---and meet Little Bo Peep, who's looking for her missing sheep.
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6:30 AM
Dinosaur Train
“An Armored Tail Tale; Pterasaur Flying Club”
Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus; Tiny and Shiny practice for their playdate with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus.
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7:00 AM
Curious George
“George and Allie's Lawn Service; Curious George's Scavenger Hunt”
George and Allie try to keep baby goats from escaping their pen; George, Marco and Chef Pisghetti take part in a scavenger hunt to raise money for an animal shelter.
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7:30 AM
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
“Tough Enough; How Cool Is Coral”
Nick and Sally wonder which animal is the toughest; the Cat helps Ting Tang Tony return to his family.
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8:00 AM
Thomas & Friends
“Snow Stops Play”
Thomas doesn't want to wear his snow plow on a snowy day; Gordon bunks in Percy's berth while Percy is out on a mail run.
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8:30 AM
Clifford the Big Red Dog
“Welcome to the Doghouse; Promises Promises”
In a flashback sequence, the Howards arrive on Birdwell Island, and their new neighbors join in welcoming a very big newcomer. Then Jetta breaks a beach date with Emily Elizabeth because she has received a "better offer" from an older girl.
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9:00 AM
Sesame Street
“The Ironing Monster”
While waiting for his Super Grover cape to be cleaned at the coin laundry, Grover becomes a superhero called the Iron Monster to help fellow patrons with their problems. But he only makes things worse until Leela intervenes.
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10:00 AM
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
“Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play; Finding a Way to Play on Backwards Day”
Prince Wednesday wants to play with Daniel and Katerina Kittycat, who are playing house, but wants to be a dinosaur, which doesn't sit well with Katerina; Miss Elaina plans a backwards play date with Daniel and O the Owl, but O would rather play forwards.
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10:30 AM
Dinosaur Train
“An Armored Tail Tale; Pterasaur Flying Club”
Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus; Tiny and Shiny practice for their playdate with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus.
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11:00 AM
Sid the Science Kid
“Reused Robot”
Sid learns how to recycle and reuse things after his mom stops him from throwing away his broken toy robot.
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11:30 AM
Peg + Cat
“The Pirate Problem; The Sleepover Problem”
Peg and Cat teach hungry pirates how to share fruit; and, when the pirates spend the night at Peg's, teach them how to fall asleep by counting chickens.
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12:00 PM
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo
“Things That Go Peep in the Night; Mud Muddle”
In the Season 4 finale, Chirp stays up all night to see what made a noise that woke Quack; and Beaver Boy builds a dam with help from Peep, Quack and Chirp.
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12:30 PM
Thomas & Friends
“Friends and Family”
Thomas tries to prove to Cranky that he can carry heavy loads. Later, he escorts Sir Topham Hatt to a special birthday party, but Hatt doesn't look or act like he should.
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1:00 PM
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
“Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship; Daniel Plays at the Castle”
Daniel's play date with Miss Elaina goes awry when their toys break, but Lady Elaine helps them realize they can still have fun by using their imaginations; Daniel is excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection.
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1:30 PM
Super WHY!
“The Emperor's New Clothes”
The Super Readers enter "The Emperor's New Clothes," where they meet an emporer whose clothes leave everything to the imagination.
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2:00 PM
Sesame Street
“Simon Says”
Telly practices for a Simon Says competition.
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3:00 PM
Martha Speaks
“Martha Walks the Dog; Martha's Got Talent”
Martha and Helen try to tame a nasty new dog in the neighborhood; and Martha is invited to a talent show, but the host has an ulterior motive for inviting her.
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3:30 PM
Arthur
“The Cherry Tree; Matchmaker Matchbreaker”
Muffy's insistence on having a huge Dream Bouncy Castle at her party results in her favorite cherry tree being cut down to make room for it; Francine and Muffy play matchmaker for their older siblings Chip and Catherine.
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4:00 PM
WordGirl
“The Rise of Miss Power”
Parts 1 of 2 of 4. Miss Power, a new superhero, arrives in town, but she unleashes her wrath on everyone, not just villains.
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4:30 PM
Wild Kratts
“Aqua Frog”
As the brothers study bullfrogs, Zach decides to dump waste in the creatures' pond, polluting the frogs' ecosystem.
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5:00 PM
Sid the Science Kid
“Save the Stump!”
Sid notices a tree stump teeming with little creatures while clearing out space in the yard to make a basketball court. Then he learns that there are animal habitats everywhere and that destroying one animal habitat affects other animals and habitats.
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5:30 PM
Curious George
“School of Dance; Curious George Sounds Off”
George teaches Bill how to dance the box step for Allie's dance party; George investigates after Chef Pisghetti's chickens stop laying eggs.
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6:00 PM
Curious George
“George and Allie's Lawn Service; Curious George's Scavenger Hunt”
George and Allie try to keep baby goats from escaping their pen; George, Marco and Chef Pisghetti take part in a scavenger hunt to raise money for an animal shelter.
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6:30 PM
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
“Babies; Fast”
Nick and Sally learn how different animals carry their babies, including spiders, crocodiles and koalas; Nick and Sally meet the fastest creature in the world—a peregrine falcon.
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7:00 PM
America's Test Kitchen
“From an Italian Bakery”
How to make Florentine lace cookies; and almond biscotti. Also: a coffee taste-off.
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7:30 PM
The Mind of a Chef
“Italian”
Italian cuisine is explored with help from cookbook author Marcella Hazan and chefs Ruth Rogers and Mike Tusk. Included: walnut tagliatelle; extruded pasta; and gnudi.
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8:00 PM
The Amish: American Experience
The insular Amish religious community is examined. The documentary features audio of Amish members discussing their lives (their faith precludes having their pictures taken) as well as remarks from experts and former Amish members.
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10:00 PM
Cool Spaces!
“Libraries”
Seattle Public Library; South Mountain Community Library in Phoenix; and Hunt Library in Raleigh.
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11:00 PM
Wild!
“Spain's Last Lynx”
The Season 8 finale looks at the Iberian lynx, which is on the brink of extinction.
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