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                            A U G U S T 1 TO 3 1 2 0 1 0
                            Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most
                            areas; Bell TV channel 265; Shaw Direct channel 353. Programming
                            valid as of July 25 2010 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org
                            for late changes to our schedule.
                                                                                                                                                 The Choir III: Unsung Town



        S U N D AY A U G U S T 1                         11:00 At My Mother’s Breast                                  2:00 Heartbeat (R)
                                                               See inset.                                                  Deadlier than the Male
 4:00 For King and Empire: Canada’s
      Soldiers in the Great War                          12:00 Frank Lloyd Wright 1 of 2 (R)                          3:00 Time Team
      Storming the Ridge: Vimy, 1917                                                                                       Whitestaunton
      On Easter Monday, Canadians sweep to                 1:00 Life in Cold Blood 1 of 5 (R)
      victory in a brilliantly planned attack on                                                                      3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
      Germany’s formidable fortress on Vimy                2:00 The Refuge (R)                                             Discipline
      Ridge. Their reputation as elite troops is                Three Kurdish refugees from the strife
      confirmed, but at the cost of 21,000                      in Iraq smuggle themselves into England               4:00 Time Team
      dead, wounded and missing.                                and are refused asylum. When their                         Loch Migdale
                                                                friend Saman is arrested, Mahmoud
 5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition                             and Rezghar take refuge in a Catholic
                                                                church. 14+                                                 T U E S D AY A U G U S T 3
      Eleanor MacDonald: Are We
      Postmodern?
                                                           3:40 Simon Schama’s Power of Art                           7:00 The Blue Realm
      Eleanor MacDonald is a member of the
                                                                David: The Death of Marat (1793)                           Shark Business
      political studies department at Queen’s
                                                                In the hands of a fantastic propagandist,                  From tropical seas to the cold waters of
      University in Kingston, Ontario.
                                                                Marat, the French Revolution’s fanatic                     Canada, sharks are big business in the
                                                                arch-denouncer, was transformed into                       ecotourism industry. Swimming beyond
 6:00 Your Voice
                                                                Marat, the pure and selfless. Art had                      the security of a protective cage, camera
      The Only Child – Breaking the Myths
                                                                become, irreversibly, the accomplice                       teams test the limits of shark behaviour
      Are only children truly spoiled, precocious,
                                                                of power.                                                  with a face-to-face encounter with a
      lonely and overly sensitive? Cheryl Jackson
                                                                                                                           15-foot great white shark.
      and her guests explain where the stereo-
      types begin and end for the only child. G            4:30 Your Voice (R)
                                                                                                                      8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                         M O N D AY A U G U S T 2                                          in the Summer
 6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation
                                                                                                                           Rethinking Economics 2 of 5
      Mark Halperin
                                                           7:00 Time Team                                                  With Paul Summerville. Debate: FDR’s
      The American journalist and author of
                                                                A Port and Stilton                                         New Deal: Did it work? And will a new
      Game Change discusses his bestseller about
                                                                The discovery of a Roman-era cheese press                  “new deal” work today?
      the last U.S. presidential campaign and
      assesses President Obama’s record so far.                 washing out of the side of a two-metre-
                                                                deep ditch in Stilton, Cambridgeshire, leads
 7:00 Michael Palin’s New Europe                                Time Team to investigate the site – and try
      Baltic Summer 5 of 7                                      their hand at making some Roman cheese.
      Michael visits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and
      Russia. In Estonia he visits a pyramid house         8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      and samples the medicinal properties                      in the Summer
      of leeches. In Latvia he visits one of the                Rethinking Economics 1 of 5
      most secretive places of the Communist                    With economist Paul Summerville.
      era, the astronomical telescope.                          Financial failings and finger pointing – a
                                                                debate on the limits of economics.
 8:00 Born to Be Different
      Three to Four 5 of 8                                 9:00 Midsomer Murders
      Despite seizures and apnea attacks,                       Death in a Chocolate Box 1 of 2                                    CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      Shelbie will be a bridesmaid at her mum’s                 Midsomer Holm is a tranquil village and
      wedding. Hamish enjoys an active                          halfway house for ex-cons operated by                          At My Mother’s Breast
      outdoor childhood in New Zealand. Zoe                     Lord Holm, convicted of killing his wife,
      takes her first steps. William’s behaviour                and ex-police officers Gina and Jack
      deteriorates. Emily is still potty training.              Colby. A new arrival, Eddie Marston,                  Filmmaker Heather Watson-Burgess is
                                                                makes DCI Barnaby uneasy. 14+                         27 years old and fears it is only a matter
 9:00 New Tricks                                                                                                      of time before she develops breast cancer.
      The War against Drugs 1 of 8                       10:00 The Shield                                             Her mother, grandmother and great
      Brian Lane enters rehab to treat his alco-               Life on the Edge: Muskoka 1 of 2
                                                                                                                      grandmother have lived with the disease.
      holism, but the rest of UCOS soon join                   James Bain and John Campbell are
      him when he stumbles across the unex-                    considered to be the Muskoka district’s                Heather illustrates how mothers and
      plained death of a heroin addict nine years              first non-native tourists.                             daughters who go through this illness
      ago. Repeats Monday at midnight.14+                                                                             together come out forever changed.
                                                         11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 1 of 5 (R)                Through intimate interviews, up-close
10:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 1 of 6
      Angry at the state of politics and distrustful     12:00 New Tricks 1 of 8 (R)                                  footage and video diaries, Heather weaves
      of the politicians on offer, local super-                See Sunday at 9 pm.                                    together an extraordinary story of a family
      market manager Ros Pritchard stands as                                                                          coming together and sharing their tender
      an Independent in the general election.              1:00 Superstructures (R)                                   moments of laughter, tears and loss.
      Repeats Tuesday at 1 am.14+                               Some Assembly Required
                                                                                                                      Sunday August 1 at 11 pm.


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                           PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING                                                                            A U G U S T 1 T O 31 2 0 1 0
                           Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Bell TV channel 265; Shaw Direct channel 353.
                           Programming valid as of July 25 2010 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late changes to our schedule.




 9:00 Science and Islam                                 9:00 A Lion in the House 2 of 2                             2:00 Kingdom of the Cobra (R)
      The Power of Doubt 3 of 3                              Five families fight childhood cancer over
      Jameel Al-Khalili traces how the scientific            six years. Walk in the shoes of these                  3:00 Time Team
      revolution that took place in the 16th                 families, grapple with their choices and                    Poole Harbour, Dorset
      and 17th centuries in Europe had its roots             face the questions faced by these parents
      in medieval Islam, and examines why                    and kids. It won’t be easy.                            3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
      science appears to go into decline after                                                                           Winning and Losing
      the 16th and 17th centuries in the Islamic       11:00 Life in Cold Blood
      world and how today it’s once again                    Land Invaders 2 of 5                                   4:00 Time Team
      emerging. Repeats Thursday at 10 pm.                   David Attenborough visits Australia to illus-               Valley of Fire
                                                             trate how amphibians – salamanders, cae-
10:00 Suggs’ Italian Job (R)                                 cilians, frogs and toads – became the first
      Lakes, Mountains and La Scala / Violins                back-boned creatures to colonize land.                         F R I D AY A U G U S T 6
      and Villas 1 and 2 of 8
      See inset.                                       11:50 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 3 of 5 (R)                7:00 Suggs’ Italian Job
                                                                                                                         Canals and Carnivals 3 of 8
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 2 of 5 (R)          12:50 A Lion in the House 2 of 2 (R)                              Suggs explores the world’s most romantic
                                                             See 9 pm.                                                   city, reveals Canaletto’s cunning secret, has
12:00 Time Team                                                                                                          a driving lesson in a gondola and investi-
      A Port and Stilton (R)                            2:50 Born to Be Different 5 of 8 (R)                             gates the masked world of the annual
      See Monday at 7 pm.                                    See Sunday at 8 pm.                                         carnival. Repeats Tuesday at 10 pm.

 1:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 1 of 6 (R)             3:35 Midsomer Murders (R)                                   7:30 Suggs’ Italian Job
      See Sunday at 10 pm.                                   Death in a Chocolate Box 1 of 2                             Michelangelo and the Maestro 4 of 8
                                                             See Monday at 9 pm.                                         Suggs has a singing lesson from the man
 2:00 Michael Palin’s New Europe                                                                                         who taught Pavarotti, explores the quar-
      Baltic Summer 5 of 7 (R)                          4:30 Water under Fire (R)                                        ries that inspired Michelangelo and plays
      See Sunday at 7 pm.                                    The North 2 of 7                                            a Madness classic with an unusual rock
                                                                                                                         band. Repeats Tuesday at 10:30 pm.
 3:00 Time Team
      South Carlton                                          T H U R S D AY A U G U S T 5                           8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                                                                                         in the Summer
 3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room            7:00 Superstructures                                             Rethinking Economics 5 of 5
      Rough and Tumble Play                                  Heavy Traffic                                               With Paul Summerville. Debate: Will there
                                                             They come in all shapes, sizes and func-                    ever be jobs for today’s young people?
 4:00 Time Team                                              tions – dump trucks, container and flat-bed
      The First Fort?                                        trucks, gravel and concrete trucks, crane
                                                             trucks and 18 wheelers. Trucks are the
                                                             lifeline of any construction site. And there’s
   W E D N E S D AY A U G U S T 4                            more computer technology in today’s
                                                             dump truck than in the first lunar module.
 7:00 Lemur Street
      The Enemy Within 9 of 20                          8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      The Tornado troop’s Electra is deposed                 in the Summer
      by the young and ferocious Amazon.                     Rethinking Economics 4 of 5
      Isolated from her once loyal gang, Electra             With Paul Summerville. Rebranding
      gives birth prematurely. What are her                  capitalism: Does capitalism need an
      son’s chances of survival with his mother              image makeover? Or is the problem
      ousted from the family?                                bigger than that?

 7:30 Lemur Street                                      9:00 Frank Lloyd Wright                                                  CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      Mother Nature 10 of 20                                 Frank Lloyd Wright 2 of 2
      The deposed Electra wakes to find her                  An in-depth look at the life and work                              Suggs’ Italian Job
      premature baby, Prince, has fallen from                of the architect known for innovative
      the tree during the night. Flash, who is               building designs that took nature into
      probably Prince’s father, responds to her              consideration.                                        He led the band Madness to chart-top-
      calls of distress, but Electra chases him                                                                    ping success. Now Graham McPherson,
      away. Now she must face life alone.              10:00 Science and Islam                                     better known as Suggs, will lead you on
                                                             The Power of Doubt 3 of 3 (R)                         an entertaining eight-part cultural road
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                           See Tuesday at 9 pm.
      in the Summer                                                                                                trip through a country close to his heart –
      Rethinking Economics 3 of 5                      11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 4 of 5 (R)               Italy. Touring behind the wheel of a modern
      Rethinking Keynes: From the pundits to                                                                       Mini Cooper, he calls in at the country’s
      the president: everyone, it seems, is crazy      12:00 The Shield                                            most iconic cities and travels off the beaten
      for Keynes. But is Keynesism the answer                Life on the Edge: Muskoka 1 of 2 (R)
      to our economic woes? Panellists are                   See Monday at 10 pm.
                                                                                                                   track to find out more about its culture,
      Tim Kane, Brad DeLong, Jeff Madrick,                                                                         heritage and creativity. Fridays at 7 pm
      Don Drummond and Paul Martin.                     1:00 Lemur Street 9 and 10 of 20 (R)                       starting July 30 and repeating Tuesdays
                                                             See Wednesday at 7 and 7:30 pm.                       at 10 pm starting August 3.


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                           PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING                                                                             A U G U S T 1 T O 31 2 0 1 0
                           Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Bell TV channel 265; Shaw Direct channel 353.
                           Programming valid as of July 25 2010 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late changes to our schedule.




 9:00 Heartbeat                                          8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES                           6:00 Your Voice
      Jobs for the Boys                                       Theme: The Buried West                                      Gender and Learning
      Councillor Philpot asks Blaketon to find                                                                            Gender experts Lise Eliot and Leonard Sax
      his son Ian, who left home months ago.             8:00 Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) (DV)                           debate the differences between the sexes
      A Robin Hood robber is stealing cash                    John J. MacReedy, a one-armed stranger,                     when it comes to learning.
      from homes and businesses, then gives                   gets off the train at Black Rock one hot
      envelopes full of cash to elderly people. 14+           summer day in 1945 on an errand of mercy.              6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
                                                              He soon realizes that he will not be allowed                See Friday at 10 pm.
10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation                             to leave the town alive. Starring Spencer
      Wade Davis                                              Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Ernest               7:00 Michael Palin’s New Europe
      Anthropologist Wade Davis warns                         Borgnine and Lee Marvin. Directed by                        From Pole to Pole 6 of 7
      that half of the world’s seven thousand                 John Sturges. PG                                            Michael visits Poland.and meets Lech
      languages are set to disappear within a                                                                             Walesa, who formed Poland’s first inde-
      generation and explains why this threat-           9:30 The Interviews                                              pendent trade union, which led to the
      ens our survival. His book The Wayfinders               The Buried West                                             demise of communism in that country.
      is based on his Massey Lectures.                        Director John Sayles discusses the making                   In Warsaw, he visits the Palace of Culture,
                                                              and social relevance of Lone Star. Actor                    Stalin’s controversial gift to Varsovians.
10:30 Film 101                                                Tony Plana, critic Geoff Pevere and author                  Michael then makes his own personal
      Frontier Justice                                        Kim Moritsugu consider the contemporary                     pilgrimage to Auschwitz.
      Hollywood’s take on the tension                         western. 14+
      between justice and lawlessness during                                                                         8:00 Born to Be Different
      the opening of the West. 14+                      10:00 Lone Star (1996)                                            Six to Seven 6 of 8
                                                              Sheriff Sam Deeds of Frontera investi-                      Zoe’s mum has to accept that Zoe needs a
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 5 of 5 (R)                 gates a 25-year-old murder and casts                        wheelchair. Nathan’s speech improves and
                                                              a new light on his own story and that                       he makes friends at school. William’s par-
12:00 Saddam’s Tribe                                          of the Texas border town. Starring Chris                    ents turn to Ritalin to see if it will improve
      See inset. 14+                                          Cooper, Matthew McConaughey, Kris                           his quality of life. Shelbie’s mum is pregnant:
                                                              Kristofferson and Elizabeth Pena.                           will her baby have the same condition?
 1:30 The Best Lecturer Competition (R)                       Directed by John Sayles. PG
      See Sunday at 5 pm.                                                                                            9:00 New Tricks
                                                        12:30 The Interviews (R) 14+                                      The Truth Is out There 2 of 8
 2:30 Battlefield Mysteries                                                                                               UFO spotter Peter Edelmann died in
      Who Killed Michael Wittmann? 1 of 4                1:00 The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)                                  woods bordering a U.S. Air Force base.
                                                              Settlers form a lynch mob when a local                      Was it suicide? And what is the true story
 3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                         farmer is murdered and his cattle stolen.                   of the mysterious air crash he witnessed
                                                              Starring Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews,                         near the base’s perimeter fence? Repeats
 4:00 Film 101 (R)                                            Mary Beth Hughes and Anthony Quinn.                         Monday at midnight. 14+
                                                              Directed by William A. Wellman. Based on
 4:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                  the novel by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. PG

                                                         2:30 My Darling Clementine (1946)
     S AT U R D AY A U G U S T 7                              Director John Ford retells the story of
                                                              the gunfight at the O.K. Corral with
 4:00 The Blue Realm (R)                                      Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp and Victor
      See Tuesday at 7 pm.                                    Mature as Doc Holliday. PG
 5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition                      4:30 Film 101 (R)
      Sohail Rashid: Birth Order and Personality              See Friday at 10:30 pm.
      Sohail Rashid is a member of the
      psychology department at Ryerson
                                                                                                                                  CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      University, Toronto.                                       S U N D AY A U G U S T 8

 6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                    4:00 For King and Empire: Canada’s
                                                                                                                                    Saddam’s Tribe
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                    Soldiers in the Great War
                                                              Slaughter in the Mud: Passchendaele 1917              Drawing on published interviews, documents
 6:30 Film 101 (R)                                            British commander Sir Douglas Haig launch-            and eyewitness accounts, this gripping
      See Friday at 10:30 pm.14+                              es a disastrous three-month offensive from            drama reveals the inside story of how
                                                              the city of Ypres, resulting in a quarter of
 7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC                                     a million of his soldiers killed, wounded, or         Saddam Hussein ruled both his country and
      Darwin’s Lost Voyage                                    drowned in mud. To turn a failure into a              his family with an iron fist. Told from the
      Darwin spends a mere five weeks in                      “great victory,” he orders the Canadians to           perspective of Raghad Hussein, Saddam’s
      the Galapagos Islands and, contrary                     take the ridge and village of Passchendaele.          daughter, the film exposes how the fate of
      to conventional belief, his greatest                                                                          Iraq turned on the fluctuations of family
      epiphanies do not occur there. Instead,            5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition
      they are a culmination of years exploring               Karolyn Smardz Frost: Fugitive Sources:               loyalty and eventually of family betrayal
      the wilds of South America. What                        Uncovering Toronto’s Underground                      against a backdrop of debauchery and
      he finds along the way is perplexing                    Railroad Connections Karolyn Smardz                   corruption. Starring Michelle Bonnard and
      to a 19th-century naturalist.                           Frost is a member of the history depart-              Stanley Townsend. Friday August 6 at
                                                              ment at York University, Toronto.                     midnight and Sunday August 8 at 2 am.


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                            Programming valid as of July 25 2010 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late changes to our schedule.




10:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 2 of 6                   2:00 Heartbeat (R)                                          7:30 Lemur Street
      The Queen asks Mrs. Pritchard to form                    See Friday at 9 pm. 14+                                     United We Stand 12 of 20
      the next Government, She launches                                                                                    Liberty raids a dustbin diner while Crystal
      “The Great Debate” to the public for                3:00 Time Team                                                   sticks to more well-trodden turf in the
      ideas for the speech from the throne.                    Human Footprints, Goldcliff                                 forest. Family feuds explode, resulting in
      Repeats Tuesday at 1 am. 14+                                                                                         problems for pregnant Josephine.
                                                          3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
11:00 Train on the Brain                                       Leaders and Followers                                  8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      The emerging counter-culture of the                                                                                  in the Summer
      modern-day North American hobo: as a                4:00 Time Team                                                   The Promise (and Problems) of Progress 3 of 5
      form of lifestyle activism, disenfranchised                                                                          Jeremy Rifkin discusses renewable
      youth are riding the rails. 14+                                                                                      progress. Debate: Can Ontario meet its
                                                               T U E S D AY A U G U S T 1 0                                future energy needs without building
12:00 Frank Lloyd Wright 2 of 2 (R)                                                                                        big new power plants?
      See Thursday at 9 pm.                               7:00 The Blue Realm
                                                               Tentacles                                              9:00 Manufactured Landscapes
 1:00 Life in Cold Blood 2 of 5 (R)                            Do squid and octopus talk with their                        For Canadian photographer Edward
      See Wednesday at 11 pm.                                  skin? Scientists study the sea’s most enig-                 Burtynsky, beauty can be found in the sil-
                                                               matic creatures, cephalopods, checking                      houette of a rusting, salvaged tanker or a
 2:00 Saddam’s Tribe (R)                                       out the bizarre sexual rituals of Caribbean                 factory floor over a kilometre long. Film-
      See inset, page 3. 14+                                   reef squid, giant octopus in the Pacific                    maker Jennifer Baichwal follows Burtynsky
                                                               Northwest, and cuttlefish at the National                   to China to capture the massive economic
 3:30 Simon Schama’s Power of Art                              Resource Center for Cephalopods.                            transformations currently underway and
      Van Gogh: Wheat Field with Crows (1890)                                                                              joins him in his meditations on human
                                                          8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                enterprise and its impact on the planet.
 4:30 Your Voice                                               The Promise (and Problems) of Progress 2 of 5               Repeats at 12:30 am and Sunday at 11 pm.
      Gender and Learning (R)                                  Jeremy Rifkin discusses technological pro-
                                                               gress. Debate: Green Auto Lies: As car com-           10:30 Life in Cold Blood
                                                               panies try to clean up their emissions, are                 Dragons of the Dry 3 of 5
       M O N D AY A U G U S T 9                                they manufacturing the truth in the process?                David Attenborough considers the
                                                                                                                           immense diversity, social skills and dis-
 7:00 Time Team                                           9:00 The Story of Maths                                          plays of lizards, from anoles and
      A Tale of Two Villages                                   The Language of the Universe 1 of 4                         chameleons to skinks and shinglebacks.
      In Northamptonshire, two medieval                        See inset.
      villages, Wick Hammon and Wick Dive,                                                                           11:20 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 3 of 5 (R)
      grew into one. The residents of present-           10:00 Suggs’ Italian Job
      day Wicken challenge Time Team to                        Canals and Carnivals / Michelangelo and
      determine which is the older of the two.                 the Maestro 3 and 4 of 8 (R)
      They discover that habitation goes back                  See Friday at 7 and 7:30 pm.
      much longer than anybody knew.
                                                         11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 2 of 5 (R)
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      in the Summer                                      12:00 Time Team (R)
      The Promise (and Problems) of Progress 1 of 5            See Monday at 7 pm.
      Jeremy Rifkin discusses the origins
      of progress. Debate: Is technology                  1:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 2 of 6 (R)
      destroying our ability to write?                         See Sunday at 10 pm.

 9:00 Midsomer Murders                                    2:00 Michael Palin’s New Europe 6 of 7 (R)
      Death in a Chocolate Box 2 of 2                          See Sunday at 7 pm.                                                 CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      At the post-mortem, a tranquilizer that
      causes memory loss is discovered in Jack’s          3:00 Time Team                                                         The Story of Maths
      pocket. WPC Gail Stevens finds out that                  Cnut’s Manor, Nassington
      five years ago local GP Dr. Wyatt was
      nearly struck off for “mistakes” in issuing         3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                 Without mathematics, there would be
      prescriptions. 14+                                       Risk Taking                                            no physics, nor chemistry, nor cosmology.
                                                                                                                      Oxford professor of mathematics Marcus du
10:00 The Shield                                          4:00 Time Team                                              Sautoy explores the 30,000-year history of
      Life on the Edge: Muskoka 2 of 2                         Ipswich
      The development of “cottage country.”
                                                                                                                      maths, examining the development of key
                                                                                                                      mathematical ideas and shows how they
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 1 of 5 (R)               W E D N E S D AY A U G U S T 1 1                          underpin the science, technology, and culture
                                                          7:00 Lemur Street                                           that shape our world. Part history lesson,
12:00 New Tricks 2 of 8 (R)                                                                                           part travelogue and thoroughly engrossing,
      See Sunday at 9 pm.                                      High and Mighty 11 of 20
                                                               When her new baby arrives, Crystal                     The Story of Maths takes viewers through
 1:00 Superstructures (R)                                      neglects the rest of the Graveyard gang’s              the ages and around the world. Tuesdays
      Heavy Traffic                                            needs. Her aunt, low-ranking Liberty,                  at 9 pm starting August 10. Repeating
      See Thursday at 7 pm.                                    takes matters into her own hands.
                                                                                                                      Thursdays at 10 pm.


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                             PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING                                                                             A U G U S T 1 T O 31 2 0 1 0
                             Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Bell TV channel 265; Shaw Direct channel 353.
                             Programming valid as of July 25 2010 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late changes to our schedule.




12:30 Manufactured Landscapes (R)                          7:30 Suggs’ Italian Job                                     4:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
      See 9 pm.                                                 Princesses and Piaggios 6 of 8                              Dealing with Death
                                                                Suggs takes a grand-tour of Rome on
 2:00 Born to Be Different 6 of 8 (R)                           a classic Vespa, discovers the film studios
      See Sunday at 8 pm.                                       dubbed Hollywood on the Tiber and pays                    S AT U R D AY A U G U S T 1 4
                                                                a visit to the palace of a real-life princess.
 3:00 Midsomer Murders (R)                                      Repeats Tuesday at 10:30 pm.                           4:00 The Blue Realm (R)
      See Monday at 9 pm.                                                                                                   Tentacles
                                                           8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                See Tuesday at 7 pm.
 3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                    in the Summer
      Nature vs. Nurture                                        The Promise (and Problems) of Progress 5 of 5          5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition
                                                                Jeremy Rifkin talks about his book                          Virginia Walker: HIV, Parasites and
 4:00 Time Team                                                 The Empathic Civilization. Debate: Is it                    the Exhausted Immune System
                                                                time for open government? Can open                          Virginia Walker is a member of the
                                                                government lead to better government?                       biology department at Queen’s University
    T H U R S D AY A U G U S T 1 2                                                                                          in Kingston, Ontario.
                                                           9:00 Heartbeat
 7:00 Superstructures                                           My One and Only                                        6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
      Floating Giants                                           When Leslie Rumbolt is shot outside his                     See Friday at 10 pm.
      It’s almost as tall as the Empire State                   home, Sgt. Miller calls CID to take over
      Building; weighs 63,000 tonnes; stands up                 the investigation but they are short-handed.           6:30 Film 101 (R)
      to the most vicious hurricanes. And it floats.            Alf Ventress’s chimney has fallen into his                  See Friday at 10:30 pm. 14+
      The Hoover-Diana oil platform in the Gulf                 house, and he is staying at the hotel. 14+
      of Mexico is the largest structure of its kind.                                                                  7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
                                                          10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation                                 Crucible of Life
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                              Jane Urquhart/ David Davidar                                Cradled by the Philippines, Malaysia and
      in the Summer                                             An acclaimed novelist herself, Urquhart                     Indonesia, the Celebes Sea is an unex-
      The Promise (and Problems) of Progress 4 of 5             discusses L.M. Montgomery, her biogra-                      plored hotspot – one of the richest and
      Jeremy Rifkin looks at the redefinition                   phy exploring the tragic life of the author                 most diverse on the planet. Far below the
      of progress. Debate: How will robotics                    of the much-loved Anne of Green Gables.                     reach of sunlight, an explosion of extraor-
      change us and our lives?                                  David Davidar, head of Penguin Canada,                      dinary creatures has evolved under condi-
                                                                talks about the success of his branchild,                   tions unlike anything found on land.
 9:00 Visions of Space                                          the Extraordinary Canadians series, and
      Antoni Gaudi: God’s Architect                             about Penguin’s upcoming series on
      See inset.                                                pivotal events in Canadian history.
10:00 The Story of Maths 1 of 4 (R)                       10:30 Film 101
      See Tuesday at 9 pm.                                      Flirting with Adoption
                                                                Politician Marilyn Churley, who gave up
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 4 of 5 (R)                   her child for adoption, and Zoe Kessler,
                                                                an adoptee, share their personal experi-
12:00 The Shield (R)                                            ences and discuss how cinema treat the
      Life on the Edge: Muskoka 2 of 2                          adoption story in Flirting with Disaster
      The development of “cottage country.”                     (1996) and Mighty Aphrodite (1995). 14+
 1:00 Lemur Street 11 and 12 of 20 (R)                    11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 5 of 5 (R)
      See Wednesday at 7 and 7:30 pm.
                                                          12:00 After Thomas
 2:00 Darwin’s Lost Voyage (R)                                  In Kyle’s world everything is a danger, but
      See Saturday at 7 pm.                                     he can’t communicate his fears. His days
                                                                consist of endless traumas and tantrums.                            CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
 3:00 Time Team                                                 Nicola’s fierce determination to break into
      Cranborne Chase                                           her autistic child’s world places an intoler-                       Visions of Space
                                                                able strain on her marriage. Into this
 3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                    setting comes a golden retriever named
      Ethics                                                    Thomas. Nothing has prepared Nicola for               Art critic and writer Robert Hughes tackles
                                                                the doors that Thomas unlocks. 14+                    the work and lives of three remarkable
 4:00 Time Team
      Chenies Manor
                                                                                                                      20th-century architects whose work did
                                                           1:30 The Best Lecturer Competition (R)                     so much to shape the modern world:
                                                                See Sunday at 5 pm.
                                                                                                                      Antoni Gaudi, Albert Speer and Mies van
       F R I D AY A U G U S T 1 3
                                                           2:30 Battlefield Mysteries                                 der Rohe. In the three-part Visions of
 7:00 Suggs’ Italian Job                                        The Siege of Malta 2 of 4                             Space he looks at how each architect
      Frescoes and Football 5 of 8                                                                                    used space to express our response to
      Suggs explores one of Florence’s unsung              3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                       the power of religion (Gaudi), the power
      architectural treasures, investigates the                                                                       of the corporation (van der Rohe) and the
      origins of football and ice cream, and has           4:00 Film 101 (R)
      a close encounter with a 16th-century                     Flirting with Adoption                                power of the state (Speer). Thursdays
      fresco. Repeats Tuesday at 10 pm.                                                                               at 9 pm starting August 12.


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8:00   SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES                       7:00 Michael Palin’s New Europe                             9:00 Midsomer Murders
       Theme: Behind the Badge                                 Journey’s End 7 of 7                                        Blood Wedding 1 of 2
                                                               Michael visits Slovakia, Czech Republic                     At the wedding of Sir Ned Fitzroy and
 8:00 The New Centurions (1972) (DV)                           and Germany. High in the Tatra mountains                    Beth Porteous, Marina, the maid of honour,
      A seasoned veteran takes an idealistic                   of Slovakia, Michael skins a pig and learns                 is stabbed to death at the reception. 14+
      rookie cop under his wing. Starring                      how to make sausages. Travelling in a DC3
      George C. Scott, Stacy Keach, Jane                       used during the Berlin airlift, he visits             10:00 The Shield
      Alexander, Scott Wilson and Rosalind                     the island of Rugen, built by Hitler for his                Riches Beyond Our Rocks: Sudbury 1 of 2
      Cash. Directed by Richard Fleischer. PG                  KDF (Strength through Joy) program.                         Telling the story of Sudbury’s past
                                                                                                                           through the eyes of Florence Howey, wife
 9:50 The Interviews                                      8:00 Born to Be Different                                        of the region’s first non-native doctor.
      Joseph Wambaugh, author of the novel                     Five to Six 7 of 8
      on which the film is based, and several                  Emily has no interest in getting out                  11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 1 of 5 (R)
      actors featured in it take a look at                     of pull-ups. William’s brain tumours
      The New Centurions. 14+                                  are causing him to regress. Nathan is                 12:00 New Tricks 3 of 8 (R)
                                                               aware of his oversized tongue. Hamish’s                     See Sunday at 9 pm.
10:15 Prince of the City (1981)                                dwarfism causes him no social problems.
      A Manhattan detective reluctantly agrees                                                                        1:00 Superstructures (R)
      to help the U.S. Department of Justice              9:00 New Tricks                                                  Floating Giants
      weed out corruption in the NYPD. Based                   Fresh Starts 3 of 8                                         See Thursday at 7 pm.
      on a true story. Starring Treat Williams,                When Gerry Standing notices a man
      Jerry Orbach and James Tolkan. Directed                  hanging around a children’s playground,                2:00 Heartbeat R)
      by Sidney Lumet. 14+                                     he is quick to act and have him arrested.                   See Friday at 9 pm.
                                                               The accused is no pervert though; he’s a
 1:05 The Interviews (R)                                       desperate man who believes he has seen                 3:00 Time Team
                                                               his dead wife among the other parents.                      Nether Poppleton
 1:30 Monster (2003)                                           Repeats Monday at midnight. 14+
      Aileen earns her living as a highway                                                                            3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
      prostitute, servicing the desires of truck         10:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 3 of 6                           Food
      drivers. When she falls in love with the                 The Reform Bill includes a plan to move
      young and beautiful Selby, Aileen takes                  Parliament to Bradford. A visiting African             4:00 Time Team
      drastic steps to reduce her client list.                 President’s dignity and strength inspire Ros
      Starring Charlize Theron and Christina                   to push on. Catherine and Emily get involved
      Ricci. Directed by Patty Jenkins. 14+                    in some risque behaviour, and Ian has a                     T U E S D AY A U G U S T 1 7
                                                               secret. Repeats Tuesday at 1 am.14+
 3:20 Carnal Knowledge (1971)                                                                                         7:00 The Blue Realm
      The sexual and emotional confusion of              11:00 Manufactured Landscapes (R)                                 Giants of San Benedicto
      two men over three decades, from their                   See Wednesday at 9 pm.                                      The remote Socorro Islands of Mexico
      post WWII college days, through the 50s,                                                                             are a magnet to migrating fish, whales
      60s, and into the Vietnam era. Starring            12:30 Visions of Space                                            and large sharks. The archipelago’s most
      Jack Nicholson, Art Garfunkel, Candice                   Antoni Gaudi: God’s Architect (R)                           intriguing residents may be giant manta
      Bergen and Ann-Margret. Mike Nichols                     See inset, page 5.                                          rays, which have surprising intelligence.
      directs satirist Jules Feiffer’s script. 14+
                                                          1:30 Life in Cold Blood 3 of 5 (R)                          8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                               See Wednesday at 10:30 pm.                                  in the Summer
       S U N D AY A U G U S T 1 5                                                                                          Encounters with the Other 2 of 5
                                                          2:30 After Thomas (R)                                            With Kwame McKenzie. Debate: What is
 4:00 For King and Empire: Canada’s                            See Friday at midnight.14+                                  the state of aboriginal affairs in Ontario?
      Soldiers in the Great War
      Masters of War: 100 Days                            4:05 Simon Schama’s Power of Art                            9:00 The Story of Maths
      A great German offensive in France and                   Picasso: Guernica (1937)                                    The Genius of the East 2 of 4
      Belgium in the spring of 1918 puts an Allied                                                                         In China, Marcus du Sautoy discovers the
      victory at risk. In August, the Allies strike                                                                        ancient Chinese fascination with patterns
      back to win seemingly impossible victories                M O N D AY A U G U S T 1 6                                 in numbers and the development of an
      at Arras, the Canal du Nord, and Cambrai.                                                                            early version of Sudoku. In India, he traces
                                                          7:00 Time Team                                                   the symbol for zero and the concepts
 5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition                            No Stone Unturned                                           of infinity and negative numbers. In the
      Bruce Meyer: The Four Phases of Yeats                    Amateurs with metal detectors have found                    Middle East, a new language: algebra.
      Bruce Meyer is a member of the English                   an impressive array of Roman artifacts                      Repeats Thursday at 10 pm.
      department at Laurentian University at                   in a field near Manchester, but the site is
      Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario.                       not known to be part of Roman Cheshire.
                                                                                                                      For our TVOKids schedule,
 6:00 Your Voice
      The Importance of Teaching Kids Empathy
                                                         8:00     The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                                  in the Summer
                                                                                                                      visit tvo.org/schedule
      Mary Gordon and Stan Baker explain how                      Encounters with the Other 1 of 5
      to develop empathy in your child. G                         Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of
                                                                  the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
 6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                             Debate: How has our concept of racism
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                        changed, and have we made progress?



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10:00 Suggs’ Italian Job (R)                               2:00 Midsomer Murders (R)                                   7:30 Suggs’ Italian Job
      Frescoes and Football / Princesses and                    See Monday at 9 pm.14+                                      Journey’s End 8 of 8
      Piaggios 5 and 6 of 8                                                                                                 Suggs follows in the footsteps of the
      See Friday at 7 and 7:30 pm.                         3:00 Time Team                                                   Godfather, goes wine-tasting halfway
                                                                Henry V’s Flagship                                          up a volcano and discovers a villa with
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 2 of 5 (R)                                                                               a surprising hidden history. Repeats
                                                           3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                      Tuesday at 10:30 pm.
12:00 Time Team                                                 Humour
      No Stone Unturned (R)                                                                                            8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      See Monday at 7 pm.                                  4:00 Time Team                                                   in the Summer
                                                                                                                            Encounters with the Other 5 of 5
 1:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 3 of 6 (R)                                                                                 With Kwame McKenzie. Debate: How do
      See Sunday at 10 pm.14+                                  T H U R S D AY A U G U S T 1 9                               political parties reach out to new Canadians?

 2:00 Michael Palin’s New Europe                           7:00 Superstructures                                        9:00 Heartbeat
      Journey’s End 7 of 7 (R)                                  Nature under Glass                                          The Open Door
      See Sunday at 7 pm.                                       In the rolling green hills of southern                      Two masked men hijack Hardcastle’s meat
                                                                England, engineers are building “Eden,”                     van, leaving the driver unconscious. Mrs
 3:00 Time Team                                                 an enclosed garden that will be home to                     Grant hires Peggy and David to look after
      Drumlanrig, Dumfries                                      thousands of rare plants and a laboratory                   her country house while she is away. 14+
                                                                where scientists can study the complex
 3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                    relationships that make this planet work.             10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation
      Dealing with Death (R)                                                                                                Randall Hansen
                                                           8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                The historian and author of Fire and Fury
 4:00 Time Team                                                 in the Summer                                               contends that the Allied bombing of
      Northborough                                              Encounters with the Other 4 of 5                            Germany in the Second World War was
                                                                With Kwame McKenzie. Debate: Europe:                        unnecessary and ineffective.
                                                                height of culture, culture of intolerance?
  W E D N E S D AY A U G U S T 1 8                                                                                    10:30 Film 101
                                                           9:00 Visions of Space                                            Art and Madness
 7:00 Lemur Street                                              Albert Speer: Size Matters                                  Van Gogh expert Bogomila Welsh-
      A Poisonous Secret 13 of 20                               Albert Speer – “Hitler’s Architect” –                       Ovcharov, author Lisa Bendall and TIFF
      The ongoing drought forces the gang                       designed the Reich Chancellery in Berlin and                co-director Cameron Bailey address the
      to eat the poisonous leaves of the leucina                the Party Palace in Nuremburg and worked                    issue of art and madness as seen in Shine
      tree. Wise old male Pegleg and his side-                  closely with Hitler on plans for a new Berlin.              (1996) and Vincent and Theo (1990). 14+
      kick Derek camp out in the forest.                        Robert Hughes, who met Speer in 1979,
                                                                returns to Germany to examine his legacy.
 7:30 Lemur Street
      A Matter of Life and Death 14 of 20                 10:00 The Story of Maths 2 of 4 (R)
      Liberty gives birth to Emily, a healthy little            See Tuesday at 9 pm.
      girl, but Liberty is still in poor condition
      and her baby struggles to hold onto her             11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 4 of 5 (R)
      thin coat. A visit to dustbin diner turns
      into tragedy.                                       12:00 The Shield (R)
                                                                Riches Beyond Our Rocks: Sudbury 1 of 2
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                              See Monday at 10 pm.
      in the Summer
      Encounters with the Other 3 of 5                     1:00 Lemur Street 13 and 14 of 20 (R)
      With Kwame McKenzie. Debate: What                         See Wednesday at 7 and 7:30 pm.
      does Canada’s new citizenship guide say
      about the eternal truths of Canada – and             2:00 Crucible of Life (R)                                                CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      about being Canadian?                                     See Saturday at 7 pm.
                                                                                                                                           It’s a Boy
 9:00 It’s a Boy                                           3:00 Time Team
      See inset.                                                Wemyss, Fife
                                                                                                                       How has the ancient rite of male circum-
10:00 Life in Cold Blood                                   3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                 cision become common practice in modern
      Sophisticated Serpents 4 of 5                             Gender                                                 medicine? As she prepares for the birth
      David Attenborough explains how                                                                                  of her son, filmmaker Danae Elon travels
      snakes, the most modern reptiles, evolved            4:00 Time Team
                                                                                                                       from New York to Jerusalem in her quest
      from underground burrowers to surface
      hunters, losing their limbs in the process.                                                                      to understand the medical, religious and
                                                                  F R I D AY A U G U S T 2 0                           personal controversies surrounding male
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 3 of 5 (R)                                                                          circumcision. She encounters strong
                                                           7:00 Suggs’ Italian Job
                                                                Pizza and Puppets 7 of 8                               opinions and witty insights as she ponders:
12:00 It’s a Boy (R)
                                                                Suggs takes a musical tour through                     to circumcise or not to circumcise?
 1:00 Born to Be Different 7 of 8 (R)                           the city where Caruso first sang, tries his            Wednesday August 18 at 9 pm and
      See Sunday at 8 pm.                                       hand at Neapolitan puppetry and dances                 Sunday August 22 at 11 pm.
                                                                a tarantella. Repeats Tuesday at 10 pm.


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11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 5 of 5 (R)          10:30 Three Kings (1999)                                     8:00 Born to Be Different
                                                             In the aftermath of the Gulf War, a group                   Seven to Eight 8 of 8
12:00 Born Equal                                             of American soldiers on the take meet some                  Nathan has an operation to reduce the
      Mark (Colin Firth) is a wealthy business-              civilians in desperate straits, presenting                  size of his tongue. Zoe wants pretty
      man who eases his conscience by volun-                 them with a heroic challenge. Starring                      shoes but can’t yet wear them. Shelbie
      teering at a hostel for the homeless.                  George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg and Ice                       and her family vacation at a hospice.
      In this largely improvised drama, his life             Cube. Directed by David O. Russell. 18+                     Emily is finally willing to have a bladder
      intersects with those of Robert, newly                                                                             enlarging operation. Hamish’s parents
      released from prison; Michelle, a pregnant       12:30 The Interviews (R) 14+                                      consider leg-lengthening surgery.
      mother escaping an abusive husband;
      and Yemi, who has fled the threat of              1:00 Cat Ballou (1965)                                      9:00 New Tricks
      violence in his native Nigeria.14+                     Lee Marvin and Jane Fonda co-star in this                   Shadow Show 4 of 8
                                                             funny parody of westerns with Stubby                        When clips of actress Eva Roderick being
 1:30 The Best Lecturer Competition                          Kaye and Nat King Cole providing Greek                      assaulted in the 1990 film noir Shadow
      Bruce Meyer: The Four Phases of Yeats (R)              chorus-style musical commentary.                            Show are posted on the internet, UCOS
                                                             Directed by Elliot Silverstein. PG                          reopens the investigation into producer
 2:30 Battlefield Mysteries                                                                                              Max Stone’s death and Eva’s subsequent
      Bandits of the Air 3 of 4                         3:00 West Is West (1987)                                         disappearance. Repeats Monday at
                                                             Vikran (Ashutosh Gowariker) is looking-                     midnight. 14+
 3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                        forward to studying at Berkeley and
                                                             becoming a yuppie. But his sponsors have              10:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 4 of 6
 4:00 Film 101 (R)                                           disappeared, and with his money and visa                    A year later Ros is a confident and slick
                                                             running out, Vikran resorts to desperate-                   leader who knows how to handle a crisis –
 4:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                 measures to stay in America. With Heidi                     until a plane crashes over East London,
      Humour                                                 Carpenter. Directed by David Rathod. 14+                    and racial tension escalates. The Queen
                                                                                                                         is not amused by the plans for the new
                                                        4:30 Film 101 (R)                                                Parliament building in Bradford. Repeats
    S AT U R D AY A U G U S T 2 1                            See Friday at 10:30 pm.14+                                  Tuesday at 1 am. 14+
 4:00 The Blue Realm (R)                                                                                           11:00 It’s a Boy (R)
      See Tuesday at 7 pm.                                    S U N D AY A U G U S T 2 2                                 See inset, page 7.
 5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition                     4:00 For King and Empire: Canada’s                         12:00 Visions of Space
      Monika Havelka: Why Sex?                               Soldiers in the Great War                                   Albert Speer: Size Matters (R)
      The Evolution of a Paradox                             Shadows of the Great War                                    See Thursday at 9 pm.
      Monika Havelka is a member of the                      In the 1920s along the old Western
      biology department at the University                   Front, men turn to the gruesome task                   1:00 Life in Cold Blood 4 of 5 (R)
      of Toronto Mississauga campus.                         of exhuming and reburying hundreds of                       See Wednesday at 10 pm.
                                                             thousands of bodies. While Canadians
 6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                        argue over the cost of memorials to their              2:00 Born Equal (R)
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                   soldiers, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis                        See Friday at midnight. 14+
                                                             plunge the world back into war.
 6:30 Film 101 (R)                                                                                                  3:30 Simon Schama’s Power of Art
      See Friday at 10:30 pm.14+                        5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition                               Rothko: Black on Maroon (1958)
                                                             Nadia Habib: Reflections on Gender
 7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC                                    and Sexuality                                          4:30 Your Voice (R)
      Elephants: Return to the Wild                          Nadia Habib is a member of the liberal
      Nasharuddin Bin Usman has an unusual                   arts and professional studies department
      job: to move wild elephants, back to their             at York University, Toronto.                                M O N D AY A U G U S T 2 3
      Malaysian rainforest habitat to protect
      them from being attacked by angry locals.         6:00 Your Voice                                             7:00 Time Team
                                                             What Happens When We Label Kids?                            The Domesday Mill, Dotton, Devon
 8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES                           Whether it’s a special needs designation,                   The Domesday Book, compiled around
      Theme: Through Enemy Eyes                              or a less official label – like artistic or shy –           1086, has a record of a mill at Dotton
                                                             how do labels affect a child’s self-esteem                  near the River Otter. The last working
 8:00 The Beast (1988) (DV)                                  and outcomes?                                               mill in the village closed in 1946, however,
      Afghanistan, 1981: a Soviet tank crew                                                                              and in 1968 the building was demolished.
      commanded by a tyrannical officer fight-          6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                             Time Team must excavate the building’s
      ing a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas is                 See Friday at 10 pm.                                        remains to find evidence of earlier mills
      lost in the mountains. Starring George                                                                             in the vicinity.
      Dzundza, Jason Patric and Steven Bauer.           7:00 Rebecca’s Wild Farm
      Directed by Kevin Reynolds. 14+                        Wildlife filmmaker Rebecca Hosking takes               8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                             over the family farm, a haven of bio-                       in the Summer
10:00 The Interviews                                         diversity carefully preserved by her father.                China on the World Stage 1 of 5
      Director Kevin Reynolds and actors Erick               Larger, high-yield farms rely heavily on                    Steve Paikin talks with Janice Stein of the
      Avari, George Dzundza, Steven Bauer and                fossil fuels to power machines, create                      Munk School of Global Affairs. Debate:
      Nora Dunn discuss how tonight’s war                    fertilizers and distribute food. But with oil               China’s growing power and what that
      films reflect the current situation between            prices on the rise, could the farm of the                   really means for the rest of us.
      the West and the Middle East. 14+                      past be the farm of the future?



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9:00    Midsomer Murders                              12:00 Time Team (R)                                          4:00 Heartbeat
        Blood Wedding 2 of 2                                See Monday at 7 pm.                                         The Devil You Know
        Barnaby finds a photograph of a lady
        inscribed “Cast no sins here,” and he          1:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 4 of 6 (R)
        and Jones find a secret passage between             See Sunday at 10 pm. 14+                                  T H U R S D AY A U G U S T 2 6
        Robin’s cottage and what was Marina’s
        room in the manor. 14+                         2:00 Rebecca’s Wild Farm (R)                                7:00 Superstructures
                                                            See Sunday at 7 pm.                                         Tokyo Teleport Town
10:00 The Shield                                                                                                        Picture a serene artificial beach and a place
      Riches beyond our Rocks: Sudbury 2 of 2          3:00 Time Team                                                   where residents live, work, shop and play
      Sudbury is working to balance prosperity              Arbeia, South Shields                                       all in a futuristic mini-city built entirely on
      and progress with its social and environ-                                                                         reclaimed land. This is Tokyo Teleport Town –
      mental responsibilities.                         3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                      the largest construction project in the world.
                                                            Addressing Differences
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 1 of 5 (R)                                                                      8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                       4:00 Time Team                                                   in the Summer
12:00 New Tricks 4 of 8 (R)                                                                                             China on the World Stage 4 of 5
      See Sunday at 9 pm.                                                                                               With Janice Stein. Debate: Has the West
                                                         W E D N E S D AY A U G U S T 2 5                               given China enough time to change, and
 1:00 Superstructures (R)                                                                                               is it time to take a tougher stance?
      Nature under Glass                               7:00 Lemur Street
      See Thursday at 7 pm.                                 Sifaka Showdown 15 of 20                               9:00 Visions of Space
                                                            The drought is reaching a crisis point.                     Mies van der Rohe: Less Is More
 2:00 Heartbeat (R)                                         Milton shows unusual aggression when he                     Mies van der Rohe built his masterpieces,
      The Open Door 14+                                     takes on the local Sifaka family and forces                 like New York’s Seagrams Building, in the
                                                            them off his land. Meanwhile, the child-                    1920s, yet they still look futuristic today.
 3:00 Time Team                                             less Sophie tries to kidnap Crystal’s baby.                 Robert Hughes asks how an architect who
      Pickett Farm                                                                                                      began his career building kitschy, Hansel-
                                                       7:30 Lemur Street                                                and-Gretel-style houses transformed himself
 3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                Enemy at the Gates 16 of 20                                 into the master of international modernism.
      The Sex Talk                                          Amazon’s Tornadoes enter Graveyard
                                                            territory. When Crystal’s gang finds out,             10:00 The Story of Maths (R)
 4:00 Time Team                                             there’s hell to pay.                                        The Frontiers of Space 3 of 4
      Skipsea, East Yorkshire                                                                                           See Tuesday at 9 pm.
                                                       8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                            in the Summer                                         11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 4 of 5 (R)
       T U E S D AY A U G U S T 2 4                         China on the World Stage 3 of 5
                                                            With Janice Stein. Debate: Instead
 7:00 The Blue Realm                                        of producing cheap goods for foreign
      Miracle Venom                                         companies, can China make the leap and
      The waters of Papua New Guinea and                    create its own corporate champions?
      Australia’s Great Barrier Reef harbour
      an exceptional variety of venomous fish,         9:00 Bomb Harvest
      reptiles and invertebrates. The poisons               See inset.
      of these animals are some of the most
      lethal known to man.                            10:00 Life in Cold Blood
                                                            Armoured Giants 5 of 5
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                          Crocodiles and turtles are the most ancient
      in the Summer                                         of the reptiles. David Attenborough
      China on the World Stage 2 of 5                       examines the shells and eggs of turtles                             CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      With Janice Stein. Debate: Boom and                   and investigates the complex body
      bust: the Middle Kingdom confronts                    language of the American alligator.                                   Bomb Harvest
      a messy recession.
                                                      11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 3 of 5 (R)
 9:00 The Story of Maths                                                                                          Per capita, Laos is the most bombed coun-
      The Frontiers of Space 3 of 4                   12:00 Bomb Harvest (R)                                      try on the planet. Australian bomb disposal
      Rene Descartes linked algebra and geom-               See inset.                                            specialist Laith Stevens is training a new
      etry, showing how curved lines could be                                                                     “big bomb” team to deal with unexploded
      described as equations, changing the             1:00 Born to Be Different 8 of 8 (R)
      course of the discipline forever. Isaac               See Sunday at 8 pm.
                                                                                                                  bombs dropped by the United States during
      Newton’s calculus was a breakthrough                                                                        the Vietnam War. With years of experience,
      crucial to understanding the behaviour of        2:00 Midsomer Murders (R)                                  a steady hand, and a good dose of humour,
      moving objects. Repeats Thursday at 10 pm.            See Monday at 9 pm.                                   Stevens and his team pick away at the
                                                                                                                  tens of thousands of explosives that maim
10:00 Suggs’ Italian Job 7 and 8 of 8 (R)              3:00 Heartbeat
      See Friday at 7 and 7:30 pm.                          A Fresh start
                                                                                                                  and kill countless people every year. Mean-
                                                                                                                  while, the local children are out hunting
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 2 of 5 (R)          3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                for bomb scrap metal. Wednesday
                                                            Language                                              August 25 at 9 pm and midnight.


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                           Programming valid as of July 25 2010 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late changes to our schedule.




12:00 The Shield (R)                                    2:30 Battlefield Mysteries (R)                              1:05 The Philadelphia Story (1940)
      Riches beyond our Rocks: Sudbury 2 of 2                The Lost Graves of the International                        Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord is about to
      See Monday at 10 pm.                                   Brigade 4 of 4                                              remarry when her playboy former husband,
                                                                                                                         a tabloid reporter and a photographer
 1:00 Lemur Street 15 and 16 of 20 (R)                  3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                             show up and help her discover her true
      See Wednesday at 7 and 7:30 pm.                                                                                    feelings. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary
                                                        4:00 Film 101 (R)                                                Grant, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey and
 2:00 Elephants: Return to the Wild (R)                                                                                  John Howard. Directed by George Cukor. G
      See Saturday at 7 pm.                             4:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
                                                             Gender                                                 3:00 Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) (DV)
 3:00 Heartbeat                                                                                                          A confirmed British bachelor (Hugh
      Miller’s Tale                                                                                                      Grant) and a beautiful American woman
                                                            S AT U R D AY A U G U S T 2 8                                (Andie McDowell) find intermittent
 3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room                                                                             romance when they keep meeting at
      Empathy                                           4:00 The Blue Realm (R)                                          weddings. Directed by Mike Newell. 14+
                                                             Miracle Venom
 4:00 Heartbeat                                              See Tuesday at 7 pm.
      C’est la Vie                                                                                                        S U N D AY A U G U S T 2 9
                                                        5:00 The Best Lecturer Competition
                                                             David Gray: Open Economy                               4:00 In Korea with Norm Christie
       F R I D AY A U G U S T 2 7                            Macroeconomics                                              Blood on the Hills 1 of 3
                                                             David Gray is a member of the economics                     Norm Christie meets two South Koreans
 7:00 Joanna Lumley: In the Land of the                      department at the University of Ottawa.                     who witnessed the beginning of the
      Northern Lights                                                                                                    conflict and describe the North Korean
      See inset.                                        6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                             invasion of Seoul and the bloodshed
                                                             See Friday at 10 pm.                                        at Pusan. Norm details the arrival of
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                                                                       Canadian troops and explores life on the
      in the Summer                                     6:30 Film 101 (R)                                                front lines of the UN-led counterstrike.
      China on the World Stage 5 of 5                        See Friday at 10:30.14+
      With Janice Stein. Debate: The political                                                                      6:00 Your Voice
      fallout of a painful recession in China.          7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC                                         Portrait of the North – Timmins Schools
                                                             Seed Hunter                                                 Experts discuss the issues of being a stu-
 9:00 Heartbeat                                              Ken Street has a project that is vital for the              dent in northern Ontario. From declining
      Pass the Parcel                                        future of the planet: finding seeds that                    industry to declining enrolment, how do
      Joe thwarts a gang of safe robbers, but it             may help save the world from its greatest                   schools offer children the best opportuni-
      seems they will stop at nothing to finish              ever crisis – a global food shortage brought                ties to succeed in school and life? G
      the job. Dawn’s fancy dress birthday party             about by human-induced climate change.
      goes off with an unexpected bang. 14+
                                                        8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES
10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation                            Theme: That Fosse Touch
      Ian Brown
      TVO host Ian Brown talks about his                8:00 My Sister Eileen (1955)
      memoir The Boy in the Moon on life with                Aspiring writer Ruth and would-be actress
      his son Walker, who is severely disabled.              Eileen from Ohio move into a crazy
      He also asks larger questions about the                Greenwich Village apartment. Starring
      value of the disabled in society.                      Betty Garrett, Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon,
                                                             Tommy Rall and first-time choreographer
10:30 Film 101                                               Bob Fosse. Directed by Richard Quine. G
      Hollywood Weddings
      Hollywood wedding films represent                 9:50 The Interviews
      the changing face of one of the most                   One of the most maligned genres in the                              CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      cherished ceremonies in North American                 film industry, the musical, is given its day
      culture. With film critic Johanna Schneller            in court. Featuring interviews with chore-
                                                                                                                         Joanna Lumley: In the Land
      and Alison McGill, editor-in-chief of                  ographer and stage director Kelly Robinson,                   of the Northern Lights
      Wedding Belles. 14+                                    critic Peter Howell and actor-dancer Paula
                                                             Kelly. 14+                                            Growing up in tropical Malaysia, actress
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 5 of 5 (R)                                                                      Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous) never
                                                       10:15 Sweet Charity (1969)                                  saw snow or felt cold. But inspired by
12:00 The Relief of Belsen                                   Despite her job at a sleazy dance hall,
                                                                                                                   fairy tales and picture books of the North,
      Between 15 April and 21 May 1945, an                   incurable optimist Charity Hope Valentine
      international team of doctors, nurses and              never stops looking for true love and never           she set out to realize a lifelong dream:
      medical students, former inmates, soldiers,            seems to look for it in the right places.             to track down the elusive and stunningly
      prisoners of war and local Germans                     Starring Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin,             beautiful Northern Lights. We join Lumley
      transformed the concentration camp of                  Sammy Davis Jr., Chita Rivera and Paula               as she travels through Norway by train,
      Bergen – Belsen into a place of rehabilita-            Kelly. Directed by Bob Fosse to a score by
                                                                                                                   boat, dogsled and snowmobile en route
      tion, saving more than 30 000 lives. 14+               Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields and based
                                                             on Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini. G           to what she calls “the strongest point of
 1:30 The Best Lecturer Competition (R)                                                                            the compass.”Friday August 27 at 7 pm
      See Sunday at 5 pm.                              12:45 The Interviews (R)                                    and Tuesday August 31 at 10 pm.



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                           Programming valid as of July 25 2010 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late changes to our schedule.




 6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                   8:00     The Agenda with Steve Paikin                        9:00 The Story of Maths
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                       in the Summer                                            To Infinity and Beyond 4 of 4
                                                                 Leadership 1 of 5                                        Georg Cantor discovered that there are
 7:00 Hunting the Hidden Dimension                               Steve Paikin talks with former Ontario                   different kinds of infinity. Henri Poincare
      Mathematicians are finally mapping the                     premier Mike Harris. Debate: Power,                      stumbled on chaos theory. And Marcus
      uncharted territory of fractal geometry,                   charisma and Obama: What makes                           du Sautoy concludes his journey by
      the irregular, repeating shapes found in                   a leader a leader?                                       considering some of the great unsolved
      everything from cloud formations to                                                                                 problems that confront mathematics today.
      stalks of broccoli. The study of fractals is       9:00 Midsomer Murders                                            Repeats Thursday September 2 at 10 pm.
      deepening our understanding of nature                   Shot at Dawn 1 of 2
      and stimulating a new wave of innovation                The unveiling of a disgraced soldier’s                10:00 Joanna Lumley: In the Land of the
      stretching from the ecology of the rain-                name on a First World War memorial in                       Northern Lights (R)
      forest to fashion design.                               Midsomer Parva reignites a feud between                     See inset, page 10.
                                                              the Hicks and the Hammonds. 14+
 8:00 The Choir III: Unsung Town 1 of 4                                                                             11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 2 of 5 (R)
      See inset.                                        10:00 The Shield
                                                              Rooted in Stone: West Parry Sound 1 of 2              12:00 Time Team R)
 9:00 New Tricks                                              West Parry Sound is a place where the                       See Monday at 7 pm.
      Death of a Timeshare Salesman 5 of 8                    sublime beauty and ferocity of Georgian
      Former escort Alice Hill reveals that she               Bay and the strength and severity of                   1:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 5 of 6 (R)
      had been with dodgy timeshare dealer                    the Canadian Shield converge. From the                      See Sunday at 10 pm.
      Dean Scott the night he died. Dean’s                    Anishinabek to the settlers, people have
      widow, Pamela, who had been ripped off                  carved out a living amid the rocks.                    2:00 Hunting the Hidden Dimension (R)
      by his business partner and left with big                                                                           See Sunday at 7 pm.
      debts, is convinced he was murdered.              11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin 1 of 5 (R)
      Repeats Monday at midnight.14+                                                                                 3:00 Heartbeat
                                                        12:00 New Tricks 5 of 8 (R)                                       Please Please Me
10:00 The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 5 of 6                       See Sunday at 9 pm.
      Ros implements a ban on cars every                                                                             3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
      Wednesday. The country is in an uproar.            1:00 Superstructures (R)                                         Spirituality
      Emily gives up her job with Kitty and                   Tokyo Teleport Town
      comes home to Downing Street. Repeats                   See Thursday at 7 pm.                                  4:00 Heartbeat
      Tuesday at 1 am. 14+                                                                                                Memoir of a Fighting Man
                                                         2:00 Heartbeat (R)
11:00 The Refugees of the Blue Planet                         See Friday at 9 pm.
      The degradation of the environment
      is driving rural populations from their            3:00 Heartbeat
      way of life. Whether they flee the sinking              Old Scores
      island of Maldives, the eucalyptus planta-
      tions of Brazil or oil wells in Alberta,           3:50 Gorilla Parenting from the Jungle Room
      environmental refugees are growing in                   Tantrums
      number and often have no legal status.
                                                         4:00 Heartbeat
12:00 Visions of Space (R)                                    Intelligence Matters
      Mies van der Rohe: Less Is More
      See Thursday at 9 pm.                                                                                                       CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
                                                               T U E S D AY A U G U S T 3 1
 1:00 Life in Cold Blood 5 of 5 (R)                                                                                       The Choir III: Unsung Town
      See Wednesday at 10 pm.                            7:00 The Blue Realm
                                                              Whale Sharks: Gentle Giants                           Never one to shy from a challenge,
 2:00 The Relief of Belsen (R)                                They can weigh more than 30 tonnes                    London Symphony Orchestra choirmaster
      See Friday at midnight.                                 and be longer than a city bus. But they’re
                                                              not whales, they’re very big sharks. Using            Gareth Malone returns for a third series
                                                              space-age technology from NASA and                    of The Choir, this time to transform the
 4:30 Your Voice (R)
                                                              the Hubble Telescope, researchers identify,           town of South Oxhey in Hertfordshire into
                                                              catalogue and track individual sharks.                a centre of choral excellence. Faced with
     M O N D AY A U G U S T 3 0                               Also, how “shark cowboys” capture and                 no tradition of singing and little cultural
                                                              transport live whale sharks (in customized
 7:00 Time Team                                               jumbo jets) to aquariums like the Ocean               activity in the town, Gareth must conquer
      The Cheyne Gang, Chesham Bois, Bucks                    Voyager exhibit in Atlanta.                           the residents’ long-held prejudices about
      Historical records trace the ownership of                                                                     choirs. The ultimate goal: to put on a
      Chesham Bois House back to the reign               8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                          major performance in South Oxhey itself,
      of Edward the Confessor. In the 1420s the               in the Summer                                         and invite the whole town to the party.
      manor was owned by the Cheyne family,                   Leadership 2 of 5
      who had a colourful reputation for violence             With Mike Harris. Debate: Seeing is                   Will Gareth’s tenacity and passion for
      and possibly heresy. The current owner                  believing. Does saving political face                 song win over the townspeople?
      has uncovered medieval pottery in the                   deliver success at the polls?                         Sundays August 29 to September 19
      flowerbeds and noticed strange lumps                                                                          at 8 pm and Wednesdays September 1
      and bumps at the bottom of the garden.                                                                        to 22 at 1 am.


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