WLRN Channel 17 TV Schedule

Monday, October 20
Time
Program
12:00 AM
Globe Trekker
“Delhi & Rajasthan, India”
A visit to India tours Vrindavan; the pink city of Jaipur; and Jodhpur. Also: the Bundi Utsav Festival.
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1:00 AM
Billy Connolly's Route 66
Billy arrives in St. Louis, where he visits a wolf sanctuary, observes a Civil War reenactment, scales the Gateway Arch and tries hunting for wild turkeys.
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2:00 AM
Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.
“Our American Storytellers”
Ken Burns learns that his Southern ancestors include Confederate soldiers and a slave owner; Anderson Cooper learns that an ancestor on his father's side was killed by one of his slaves; and Anna Deavere Smith learns about her great-grandfather.
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3:00 AM
Instruments of Change
A look at how the Fine Arts Conservatory and the Lunchtime Lively Arts Series helped integrate a local community and revitalized downtown Miami.
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4:00 AM
Walter Williams: Suffer No Fools
A profile of Dr. Walter Williams, the columnist and George Mason economics professor known for his libertarian views. He opposes affirmative action, for instance, and believes that the Civil Rights Act was wrong.
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5:00 AM
A Century in the Sun: Henry Flagler & the Making of Modern Florida
Exploring the impact of real estate-and-rail magnate Henry Flagler (1830-1913) on Florida's tourist economy, and how others built on his legacy during the 20th century. Interviewees include University of South Florida historian Gary Mormino.
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6:00 AM
Super WHY!
“The Story of Mother Goose”
When Red has difficulty writing a song, the Super Readers learn about rhyming and word choice from Mother Goose.
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6:30 AM
Dinosaur Train
“Dinos A-Z: The Big Idea; Spread the Word”
Part 1 of 2. Tiny thinks it would be fun to have a picnic with all the dinosaurs from the "Dinosaurs A to Z" song.
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7:00 AM
Curious George
“Curious George Sinks the Pirates; This Little Piggy”
A canine friend of George's dreams that they are sailing on a boat that gets attacked by pirates; and George earns money to buy a toy sailboat, and he stores his funds in a piggy bank.
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7:30 AM
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
“A Sweet Deal; King of Swing”
Sally and Nick's café isn't attracting customers; a chimpanzee teaches the kids how to swing from a rope.
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8:00 AM
Bob the Builder
“Part of the Team”
Bob builds a new garage for the team, which especially thrills Muck; Scrambler's afraid of a machine wash at the yard until he actually uses it.
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8:30 AM
Clifford the Big Red Dog
“Doggie Garden; Captain Birdwell's Treasure”
Clifford and the other dogs pitch in with the "Keep Birdwell Island Beautiful" effort by planting a flower garden. Except for Cleo. She wants to plant a dog-toy garden for herself.
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9:00 AM
Sesame Street
“Porridge Art”
Baby Bear enters a porridge art contest that's being held by his favorite porridge brand.
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10:00 AM
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
“It's Time to Go; Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Playing”
Katerina and Daniel have so much fun in the treehouse that they don't want to leave; Daniel wants to keep playing a game with Mom and Dad instead of working on a school project.
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10:30 AM
Dinosaur Train
“Dinos A-Z: The Big Idea; Spread the Word”
Part 1 of 2. Tiny thinks it would be fun to have a picnic with all the dinosaurs from the "Dinosaurs A to Z" song.
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11:00 AM
Sid the Science Kid
“Sid's Backyard Campout!”
Sid, Gerald and Dad camp out in the backyard, where they look for animals, cook dinner, roast marshmallows, study the stars and sing songs.
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11:30 AM
Peg + Cat
“The Slop Problem; The Birthday Present Problem”
Peg and Cat need help cleaning filthy farm animals; and collect 30 rocks to give to Peg's mom on her 30th birthday.
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12:00 PM
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo
“Peep's Moon Mission; The Many Moons of Quack the Duck; Pocoyo: Talent Show”
Peep, Quack and Chirp argue about the moon's shape; Quack believes that there are many moons in the sky; Pocoyo and his pals stage a talent show.
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12:30 PM
Bob the Builder
“Bats and Bunkhouses”
Bob and his team fix up an old water mill that is a home to bats. Also: The team builds a bunkhouse for Farmer Pickles, and Lofty prepares to take part in a campfire sing-along.
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1:00 PM
Dinosaur Train
“Shiny and Snakes; Tiny Loves Flowers”
Shiny overcomes her fear of snakes after she meets a huge Cretaceous snake; Mom remembers the Big Pond's blooming buttercups after Tiny's favorite buttercups wilt.
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1:30 PM
Super WHY!
“Alice in Wonderland”
After Princess Pea misses a birthday party, the Super Readers enter the world of "Alice in Wonderland," where they learn about a white rabbit who's running late for a tea party.
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2:00 PM
Sesame Street
“Sesame Street-o-Saurus”
Grover, Elmo and Rosita pretend that they're paleontologists, but fail to find any fossils.
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3:00 PM
Martha Speaks
“April Fools; Bully for You!”
April Fool's Day catches T.D. by surprise; Martha and Skits are wary of a new dog.
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3:30 PM
Arthur
“Best Wishes; The Tardy Tumbler”
George's lucky streak may come to an end when his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day; Prunella is thrilled when she makes the gymnastics team until she learns what time practice starts.
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4:00 PM
WordGirl
“Wishful Thinking; Lady Redundant Woman Gets the Blues”
Becky teams with TJ to bring down smooth-talking Seymour Orlando Smooth, who's tricking people into giving him money; Beatrice Bixby helps a kid in a painting come to life, but he turns out to be a brat.
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4:30 PM
Wild Kratts
“Mystery of the Squirmy Worm”
Chris and Martin investigate why earthworms come above ground when it rains.
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5:00 PM
Sid the Science Kid
“Sid's Backyard Campout!”
Sid, Gerald and Dad camp out in the backyard, where they look for animals, cook dinner, roast marshmallows, study the stars and sing songs.
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5:30 PM
Curious George
“The Amazing Maze Race; The Color of Monkey”
George and the Man in the Yellow Hat take part in a maze race; George falls into a vat filled with food coloring and turns yellow on the day when he and the Man in the Yellow Hat are to have their picture taken for Bird Watchers Magazine.
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6:00 PM
Curious George
“The Man With the Monkey Hands; Whistlepig Wednesday”
The Man With the Yellow Hat contracts poison ivy on his hands, so George concocts work-arounds for him. Then, Mr. Glass prepares for Whistlepig Wednesday, in which a woodchuck predicts the winter weather by looking for her shadow.
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6:30 PM
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
“Amazing Eyes; Water Walkers”
Nick and Sally search for a missing guinea pig. Later, at Splishy Splashy Pond, the kids learn how to stay on top of water from Walker the water strider.
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7:00 PM
Rick Steves' Europe
“Western Turkey”
The Season 8 premiere tours western Turkey, beginning in the port of Kusadasi and including the ancient Greek city of Ephesus and Pamukkale, known as a natural spa. Also: the whirling dervishes of Konya; a Turkish pizzeria; and a Mediterranean cruise.
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7:30 PM
In the Americas With David Yetman
“ABC Islands: The Dutch Legacy in the Caribbean”
The Season 3 premiere visits the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. Stops include Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao; and a Bonaire national park that's home to cacti, lizards and flamingos.
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8:00 PM
Nature
“Animal Odd Couples”
A look at cross-species bonds between animals and what they may say about animal emotions. Included: remarks from animal scientists Temple Grandin and Marc Bekoff.
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9:00 PM
Wild Africa
“Savannah”
Examining the African savannah. Included: different types of vegetation that support vast herds of grazing animals and the predators that hunt them.
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10:00 PM
Wild!
“Porpoises in Peril”
The struggles of two baby porpoises to survive are documented.
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11:00 PM
Globe Trekker
“Delhi & Rajasthan, India”
A visit to India tours Vrindavan; the pink city of Jaipur; and Jodhpur. Also: the Bundi Utsav Festival.
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