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TV Schedule

12:00am
China: Behind the Trenches
E2 - During World War One, 140,000 Chinese labourers were sent to Europe to help the Allies. Their participation had a profound impact on Chinese society, but their contributions have been barely recognized.
1:00am
The Classical Revolution
E2 - Alistair Sooke explores the Ancient Greeks' fascination with the naked human body and how their art forms advanced at a rapid pace.
Chronicles McCrae's life from his childhood in Guelph, Ontario, to the battlefields of Belgium, and tells the story of his famous poem, "In Flanders Fields."
E6 - Niall Ferguson analyzes how the West's work ethic contributed to the global dominance of its social model, and argues that the simplicity of capitalism made it easy for societies to adopt.
Additional Dates
Mon Dec 2, 4:00am
Sat Dec 21, 4:00am
4:00am
The Philippines
E11 - Anthony heads to the Presidential Palace and meets with Imelda Marcos. He then explores the walls of a Spanish city in Manila, which enabled Spain to rule the Philippines for more than 350 years.
Additional Dates
Sun Dec 8, 4:00am
5:00am
Big City Hope
S4 E6 - Hope heads to Canada's biggest city and hits the streets with a full-time wildlife rescue team.
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S1 E2 - Beyond the cliches of the Eiffel Tower there is another Paris, one of solidarity, wittiness and redefined public space.
7:00pm
Guadeloupe
S2 E3 - The largest island of the Lesser Antilles,Guadeloupe is home to a very diverse community. Despite the high cost of living, harmony reigns over the archipelago's rich array of cultures and faiths.
Additional Dates
Fri Nov 15, 6:00pm
Sat Nov 16, 11:00pm
Sun Nov 17, 2:00am
8:00pm
The Cutty Sark
E2 - Rob Bell explores the extraordinary tea clipper Cutty Sark, a ship that endured drunken captains and murderous crews, inspired a whiskey and survived the coming of the steam age.
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 16, 5:00pm
This documentary celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There" and "When a Man Loves a Woman."
Additional Dates
Fri Nov 15, 12:00am
11:00pm
E12 - Wind and waves carve, shape and chisel the majestic Welsh coastline, teeming with wildlife and majestic scenery.
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 16, 6:00pm
Sun Nov 17, 12:00pm
This documentary celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There" and "When a Man Loves a Woman."
2:00am
Whitechapel
S3 E3 - Chandler attends the christening of Miles' daughter, but finds himself dealing with a murder when a fox is seen running through Whitechapel with an arm in its mouth. Viewer discretion is advised.
Additional Dates
Tue Dec 3, 3:00am
3:00am
Last Man Standing Part 1
S12 E1 - Gerry is spooked by the discovery of a body left untouched under a basement for 30 years.
Additional Dates
Tue Dec 3, 2:00am
4:00am
E5 - In the last of Griff Rhys Jones' epic adventures through Africa by train, he crosses 1,000 miles through South Africa, reaching the most southerly passenger railway station on the continent.
Additional Dates
Sat Dec 7, 3:00am
5:00am
Windy City Hope
S4 E7 - Hope journeys to Chicago to help fight a problem that kills millions of birds each year.
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6:00pm
Guadeloupe
S2 E3 - The largest island of the Lesser Antilles,Guadeloupe is home to a very diverse community. Despite the high cost of living, harmony reigns over the archipelago's rich array of cultures and faiths.
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 16, 11:00pm
Sun Nov 17, 2:00am
7:00pm
Clayoquot Sound
S1 E2 - After years of conflict over logging in Clayoquot Sound, BC, communities look to the past to learn how the environment, cultures and economies can thrive.
8:00pm
Call the Midwife
S5 E4 - Barbara experiences the biggest test of her career when a woman is forced into a difficult decision about her impending delivery. Sister Evangelina takes action when a mistake is discovered.
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 16, 12:00am
9:00pm
Scott and Bailey
S4 E1 - Scott and Bailey find themselves in front of the promotions board, being interviewed for the post of sergeant. A Facebook post of a man bound in the boot of a car sends the two on an abduction investigation.
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 16, 1:00am
10:00pm
The Legacy
S3 E8 - Signe is trying to keep her spirits up, but the confrontation with Karin and the locals is wearing her down. Gro is busy processing her loss through art, but has she thought about how it will affect the others?
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 16, 2:00am
11:00pm
Legends of Food
E3 - The explorers cross Baffin Bay to land in the tiny Inuit village of Pond Inlet, where climate change has meant an unprecedented wave of tourists.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 17, 2:00pm
12:00am
Call the Midwife
S5 E4 - Barbara experiences the biggest test of her career when a woman is forced into a difficult decision about her impending delivery. Sister Evangelina takes action when a mistake is discovered.
1:00am
Scott and Bailey
S4 E1 - Scott and Bailey find themselves in front of the promotions board, being interviewed for the post of sergeant. A Facebook post of a man bound in the boot of a car sends the two on an abduction investigation.
2:00am
The Legacy
S3 E8 - Signe is trying to keep her spirits up, but the confrontation with Karin and the locals is wearing her down. Gro is busy processing her loss through art, but has she thought about how it will affect the others?
3:00am
Kenya & Tanzania
E2 - Griff Rhys Jones attempts to zigzag his way along 1,200 miles through Kenya and Tanzania.
Additional Dates
Tue Jan 14, 4:00am
Fri Jan 31, 4:00am
E1 - Professor Niall Ferguson explores how Western civilization came to dominate the world. His study begins in 1420, when China's Ming dynasty seemed to be the most advanced civilization in the world.
5:00am
Howl for Nightlife
S4 E8 - Hope discovers a mysterious predator prowling the streets of a giant metropolis.
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12:00pm
Winter Is for the Birds
S8 E3 - A late-night rescue ends in tragedy. Back at the farm, a new team of volunteers arrive for training just as a snowy owl is brought in for treatment.
12:30pm
Come from Away
S8 E4 - A fulmar arrives by medivac for emergency treatment, joining a whole flock of birds that have been here all winter - including a morning dove and a bald eagle that is on a long road to recovery.
1:00pm
Lake Superior With Michael Belmore
S5 E3 - Michael Belmore is an Ojibway sculptor and installation artist whose work explores our cultural connection to nature.
1:30pm
S1 E5 - On the west side of Vancouver Island stands the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, known for its long sandy beaches and lush coastal temperate rainforests.
2:00pm
Socorro Islands, Mexico
S1 E2 - A remote and spectacular haven for marine life in the wild, blue waters of the eastern Pacific, the Socorro Islands are a tiny volcanic archipelago and are considered a must for undersea explorers.
Additional Dates
Mon Nov 18, 11:00pm
Tue Nov 19, 6:00pm
3:00pm
Salt Spring Island
S1 E3 - A stone's throw away from Vancouver Island, Salt Spring Island is known as British Columbia's go-to place for hippies. It's inhabitants enjoy the self-sufficiency and tranquility of their community.
E1 - Kate Humble travels to southwest Nepal in search of the country's last community of nomads, the Raute people. This small group of hunter-gatherers are facing increasing pressure to settle.
5:00pm
The Cutty Sark
E2 - Rob Bell explores the extraordinary tea clipper Cutty Sark, a ship that endured drunken captains and murderous crews, inspired a whiskey and survived the coming of the steam age.
E12 - Wind and waves carve, shape and chisel the majestic Welsh coastline, teeming with wildlife and majestic scenery.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 17, 12:00pm
7:00pm
Sea Loch: North Uist, Scotland
S2 E3 - Ray heads to North Uist in the Outer Hebrides to explore Loch Maddy, the island's largest sea loch.
7:30pm
Chalk: Sussex
S2 E4 - The chalk seam runs from the dramatic white cliffs of Beachy Head to the glorious South Downs. In summer they are covered in orchids and herbs, irresistible to butterflies.
8:00pm
We're All Allies Really
S5 E6 - Old WWII hostilities arise when a young German on a pilgrimage to Aidensfield discovers that his father was a Luftwaffe pilot who dropped a bomb on the village, killing the parents of a local man.
Additional Dates
Sun Dec 8, 3:00am
9:00pm
The Dramatist
S2 E1 - Two tragic deaths appear to be random, unconnected accidents - but a copy of the same book is found beneath each body.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 17, 12:00am
E2 - The Great Depression and two World Wars set on hard times for BC's labour movement. From labour camps on the Fraser River to the Post Office Sit-Down Strike, voices demanded to be heard.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 17, 1:35am
Sun Nov 17, 11:30pm
Sun Nov 17, 11:35pm
Mon Nov 18, 3:35am
11:00pm
Guadeloupe
S2 E3 - The largest island of the Lesser Antilles,Guadeloupe is home to a very diverse community. Despite the high cost of living, harmony reigns over the archipelago's rich array of cultures and faiths.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 17, 2:00am
12:00am
The Dramatist
S2 E1 - Two tragic deaths appear to be random, unconnected accidents - but a copy of the same book is found beneath each body.
E2 - The Great Depression and two World Wars set on hard times for BC's labour movement. From labour camps on the Fraser River to the Post Office Sit-Down Strike, voices demanded to be heard.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 17, 11:30pm
Sun Nov 17, 11:35pm
Mon Nov 18, 3:35am
2:00am
Guadeloupe
S2 E3 - The largest island of the Lesser Antilles,Guadeloupe is home to a very diverse community. Despite the high cost of living, harmony reigns over the archipelago's rich array of cultures and faiths.
3:00am
Thief in the Night
S5 E3 - Tragedy strikes Aidensfield, and Nick is forced to make agonizing changes.
4:00am
E8 - Anthony Morse explore the island's forgotten World War II battlefield and learns the inner workings of a secret Chinese rebel base.
Additional Dates
Thu Jan 30, 4:00am
5:00am
Phases, Stages & Changes
S4 E9 - Hope gets hurt, but life at the rehab must go on. An artist is inspired by Hope for Wildlife, and an owl gets a nasty welcome back to the wild.
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12:00pm
E12 - Wind and waves carve, shape and chisel the majestic Welsh coastline, teeming with wildlife and majestic scenery.
1:00pm
Saskatchewan Prairie
S3 E5 - Explore the frontier region of Saskatchewan, from the vast plateaus of Cypress Hills Provincial Park to the incredible undefended open prairie lining the 49th parallel.
2:00pm
Legends of Food
E3 - The explorers cross Baffin Bay to land in the tiny Inuit village of Pond Inlet, where climate change has meant an unprecedented wave of tourists.
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker and violinist Leonidis Kavakos. The repertoire includes Rossini's Overture to Semiramide, Sibelius' Violin Concerto in D minor, Bach's "Largo" from Sonata No. 3 in C major, and Schumann's Symphony No. 3.
Additional Dates
Wed Nov 20, 3:00am
4:30pm
Space Suite Apollo
Trace the history of NASA's Lunar missions from Mercury to Gemini, to the Apollo Missions that ultimately landed a man on the moon. Set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Space Suite Apollo gives viewers an unflinching look at the raw footage that continues to capture the world's imagination.
Additional Dates
Wed Nov 20, 4:30am
Thu Dec 26, 10:30pm
Fri Dec 27, 1:30am
Sun Jan 5, 11:30pm
Mon Jan 6, 3:30am
Sat Jan 25, 10:30pm
Sun Jan 26, 1:30am
Recently rediscovered World War II footage reveals messages recorded by soldiers for loved ones back home. Join the families as they are shown the footage for the first time.
6:00pm
Blood and Circuses
S3 E7 - There's pandemonium at Police Station Four after something goes terribly wrong at Barnett's Travelling Royal Circus. Lulu, the white Siberian tiger, went berserk and partially devoured its trainer.
7:00pm
Augrabies Falls
E9 - Augrabies is where the mighty Orange River plunges over the 56-metre Augrabies Falls. Lizards, hyraxes, Verreaux's eagles, scorpions and other creatures thrive in this world.
8:00pm
The Diary
S1 E2 - Richard Sharpe's plan to pay a local street kid to steal the diary from the surgery backfires.
Additional Dates
Mon Nov 18, 12:00am
9:00pm
Shetland
S2 E5 - Perez struggles to deal with what has happened to Tosh as he continues to investigate the murders.
Additional Dates
Mon Nov 18, 1:00am
10:00pm
The Collector
S2 E12 - When a woman is found dead in her apartment, clues point to the victim's ex-boyfriend, a bouncer named Fabian.
Additional Dates
Mon Nov 18, 2:00am
E2 - The Great Depression and two World Wars set on hard times for BC's labour movement. From labour camps on the Fraser River to the Post Office Sit-Down Strike, voices demanded to be heard.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 17, 11:35pm
Mon Nov 18, 3:35am
E2 - The Great Depression and two World Wars set on hard times for BC's labour movement. From labour camps on the Fraser River to the Post Office Sit-Down Strike, voices demanded to be heard.
Additional Dates
Mon Nov 18, 3:35am
12:00am
The Diary
S1 E2 - Richard Sharpe's plan to pay a local street kid to steal the diary from the surgery backfires.
1:00am
Shetland
S2 E5 - Perez struggles to deal with what has happened to Tosh as he continues to investigate the murders.
2:00am
The Collector
S2 E12 - When a woman is found dead in her apartment, clues point to the victim's ex-boyfriend, a bouncer named Fabian.
E2 - The Great Depression and two World Wars set on hard times for BC's labour movement. From labour camps on the Fraser River to the Post Office Sit-Down Strike, voices demanded to be heard.
E4 - Niall Ferguson looks back at the colonization of Africa by European powers, and explains how the spread of Western values across the continent was aided by 19th-century advances in medical science.
Additional Dates
Sat Dec 7, 4:00am
5:00am
Monkey 101
S4 E10 - Hope and Dr. Barry journey to Central America to meet frontline wildlife rescuers in the jungles of Costa Rica.
From 6am to 6pm weekdays and 6am to noon weekends, Knowledge Kids is the destination in BC for an outstanding line-up of high-quality, commercial-free programming for children aged 2-8.
6:00pm
The West Coast with Takao Tanabe
S5 E4 - With camera and sketchbook in hand, Takao Tanabe travels to North Vancouver, to paint the vistas and horizon line of the sea and islands.
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 23, 1:00pm
6:30pm
Auyuittuq National Park
S2 E1 - Above the Arctic Circle, in Canada's far north, sits Auyuittuq National Park. This remote wilderness is home to polar bears, massive glaciers and Mount Thor.
7:00pm
E13 - From the soaring Cliffs of Moher to the extraordinary Giant's Causeway, Ireland has been shaped and reshaped by both the power of water and violent geological forces.
Additional Dates
Thu Nov 21, 11:00pm
Sat Nov 23, 6:00pm
Sun Nov 24, 12:00pm
8:00pm
Northumberland
S1 E1 - Tori Herridge and Alex Langlands explore the coastal archaeology of Northumberland, discovering an ancient community that thrived in one of the northeast's top tourist destinations.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 24, 5:00pm
E1 - Suzy Klein looks at how composers such as Beethoven, Berlioz and Liszt became the superstars of their era.
Additional Dates
Tue Nov 19, 12:00am
E6 - Actor, writer and raconteur Simon Callow joins Gus Casely-Hayford on a walk into a painting often sneered at by the establishment but loved by the masses, William Powell Frith's "Derby Day."
Additional Dates
Tue Nov 19, 1:00am
11:00pm
Socorro Islands, Mexico
S1 E2 - A remote and spectacular haven for marine life in the wild, blue waters of the eastern Pacific, the Socorro Islands are a tiny volcanic archipelago and are considered a must for undersea explorers.
Additional Dates
Tue Nov 19, 6:00pm
E1 - Suzy Klein looks at how composers such as Beethoven, Berlioz and Liszt became the superstars of their era.
E6 - Actor, writer and raconteur Simon Callow joins Gus Casely-Hayford on a walk into a painting often sneered at by the establishment but loved by the masses, William Powell Frith's "Derby Day."
2:00am
Facta Non Verba
S7 E7 - After Martin and Louisa tell Dr. Timoney about their failed date night, she questions their ultimate compatibility. Penhale is happy to finally have his crime-stopping talents recognized.
3:00am
Whitechapel
S3 E1 - DI Joseph Chandler investigates the deaths of four people who were murdered at a tailor's workshop, a gruesome and apparently senseless crime that has left London's East End gripped with fear.
Additional Dates
Fri Jan 24, 2:00am
4:00am
Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape
E1 - Marine biologist Monty Halls spends a summer in the west of Ireland, observing the animals that migrate through the waters off Connemara.
Additional Dates
Fri Dec 13, 4:00am
Sat Jan 4, 3:00am
5:00am
Power & Primates
S4 E11 - Hope and Dr. Barry's adventure in Costa Rica continues. They discover a horrifying problem where man and monkey cross paths.
From 6am to 6pm weekdays and 6am to noon weekends, Knowledge Kids is the destination in BC for an outstanding line-up of high-quality, commercial-free programming for children aged 2-8.
6:00pm
Socorro Islands, Mexico
S1 E2 - A remote and spectacular haven for marine life in the wild, blue waters of the eastern Pacific, the Socorro Islands are a tiny volcanic archipelago and are considered a must for undersea explorers.
7:00pm
Manitoba Lakes
S3 E6 - A journey along the Manitoba-US border's wide-open frontier reveals incredible landscapes and stories of human migration.
Additional Dates
Wed Nov 20, 6:00pm
Sun Nov 24, 1:00pm
8:00pm
E2 - Europe's leaders and top advisers reveal how the near-bankruptcy of Greece threatened the Euro itself - and how they battled against the block to save the single currency.
Narrated by Liev Schreiber, this documentary takes viewers inside the Fed and reveals the far-reaching impact of its policies, which led the global financial system to the brink of collapse in 2008.
Additional Dates
Wed Nov 20, 12:00am
Tells the story of Fogo Island's mission to revitalize the community through a series of striking buildings, including the now-famous Fogo Island Inn.
Additional Dates
Wed Nov 20, 2:00am
Narrated by Liev Schreiber, this documentary takes viewers inside the Fed and reveals the far-reaching impact of its policies, which led the global financial system to the brink of collapse in 2008.
Tells the story of Fogo Island's mission to revitalize the community through a series of striking buildings, including the now-famous Fogo Island Inn.
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker and violinist Leonidis Kavakos. The repertoire includes Rossini's Overture to Semiramide, Sibelius' Violin Concerto in D minor, Bach's "Largo" from Sonata No. 3 in C major, and Schumann's Symphony No. 3.
4:30am
Space Suite Apollo
Trace the history of NASA's Lunar missions from Mercury to Gemini, to the Apollo Missions that ultimately landed a man on the moon. Set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Space Suite Apollo gives viewers an unflinching look at the raw footage that continues to capture the world's imagination.
Additional Dates
Thu Dec 26, 10:30pm
Fri Dec 27, 1:30am
Sun Jan 5, 11:30pm
Mon Jan 6, 3:30am
Sat Jan 25, 10:30pm
Sun Jan 26, 1:30am
5:00am
The Swan's Song
S4 E12 - A beautiful bird is in trouble - but is it wildlife? Spring patients are ready to return to the wild.
From 6am to 6pm weekdays and 6am to noon weekends, Knowledge Kids is the destination in BC for an outstanding line-up of high-quality, commercial-free programming for children aged 2-8.
6:00pm
Manitoba Lakes
S3 E6 - A journey along the Manitoba-US border's wide-open frontier reveals incredible landscapes and stories of human migration.
Additional Dates
Sun Nov 24, 1:00pm
7:00pm
Bahamas
S1 E3 - The islands of the Bahamas are a stunning nature-lover's paradise spread over more than 100,000 square miles of the Atlantic Ocean.
Additional Dates
Sat Nov 23, 2:00pm
Mon Nov 25, 11:00pm
Tue Nov 26, 6:00pm
8:00pm
Vietnam: War and Rebellion
E3 - When 90,000 Vietnamese men joined the French Western Front in 1914 during World War I, it sowed the seeds of revolution for the birth of modern Vietnam.
Additional Dates
Thu Nov 21, 12:00am
9:00pm
The Long Shadow
E3 - Alistair Sooke digs into the massive influence the Greek masterpieces had on the Western culture and how they are still revered as some of the finest works ever produced.
Additional Dates
Thu Nov 21, 1:00am
Every bit as moving as the stage play and Steven Spielberg film, this is the true story of the million British horses who served in WWI. Using rare archival footage and testimony, it tells of the brutal realities faced by the British cavalry in an era of trench warfare, the huge losses suffered as horses transported supplies to the front lines, and the bonds between man and horse that helped both survive the hell of war.
Additional Dates
Thu Nov 21, 2:00am
Combining the ancient wool-working traditions of the Coast Salish people and knitting techniques of English and Scottish settlers, Cowichan sweaters have become a symbol of Canada's West Coast.