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					                          PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                          O C T O B E R 1 TO 3 1 2 0 1 1
                          Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas;
                          Rogers HD ch. 580; Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265;
                          Shaw Direct ch. 353. Programming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject
                          to change. Please check tvo.org for late changes to our schedule.



    S AT U R D AY O C T O B E R 1                        8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES                                S U N D AY O C T O B E R 2
                                                              Theme: Tobacco Wars
 4:00 Great Canadian Parks                                                                                          4:00 Undersea Explorer
      Pukaskwa National Park                             8:00 Cold Turkey (1971)                                         Giants of Socorro
      Due to the cooling influence of                         Dick Van Dyke stars as a small-town                        South of Mexico’s Baha Peninsula, the
      Lake Superior, rare Arctic plants thrive                minister who rallies the town to meet a                    remote Socorro Islands provide expedition
      in Pukaskwa’s boreal forest wilderness.                 challenge set up by a tobacco company’s                    divers with an opportunity to interact
      Mysterious rock structures dot the                      PR department. If the town quits smoking,                  with giant manta rays.
      boulder beaches.                                        it will win $25 million – money the
                                                              company has no intention of paying.                   4:30 Undersea Explorer
 4:30 Recreating Eden                                         So while the townsfolk struggle to kick                    Ghost Fleet of the Pacific
      Reflections of the Soul                                 the addictive habit, the tobacco company                   During the Second World War the United
      The sensational garden created by                       tries to interfere with their efforts at                   States mounted Operation Hailstone on
      poets Patrick Lane and Lorna Crosier                    every turn. Also starring Pippa Scott                      Japanese-held islands in the Pacific. The
      in Victoria, B.C., was instrumental in                  and Tom Poston and directed by                             result from the great naval and air battle
      Patrick’s recovery from alcoholism and                  Norman Lear. 14+                                           was the sunken fleet of Chuuk that today
      served as inspiration for a collaborative                                                                          serve as artificial reefs for marine life.
      book edited by Patrick and Lorna.                  9:45 The Interviews
                                                              Thank You for Smoking and Cold Turkey                 5:00 Big Ideas (R)
 5:00 Big Ideas                                               take a comedic look at how society both                    See Saturday at 5 pm.
      Jeff Melanson on the Evolving Role                      demonizes and idolizes this toxic and
      of the Arts in Canada                                   addictive habit. Featuring discussions with           6:00 The Interviews (R)
      Jeff Melanson is the executive director                 actors J.K. Simmons, David Koechner and                    See Saturday at 4:30 am.
      of Canada’s National Ballet School                      Pippa Scott, producers David O. Sacks,
      and recently accepted the position of                   Bud Yorkin and Michael Beugg about                    6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
      President and CEO of The Banff Centre.                  the films and how they quit smoking.                       See Saturday at 6 pm.
      This lecture was recorded at the Gardiner
      Museum in Toronto on May 24, 2011.               10:10 Thank You For Smoking (2005)                           7:00 The Story of India
                                                             Nick Naylor is a tobacco lobbyist whose                     The Power of Ideas 2 of 6
 6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                        job is to make cigarettes more appealing                    Michael Wood sees the Buddha as
      Melissa Fung and Craig Kielburger                      to the American public and he does it all                   India’s first protester. He follows the
      Reporter and author of Under An Afghan                 while trying to set a good example for                      invasion of India by Alexander the Great.
      Sky Melissa Fung talks about being                     his son. But his life is turned upside down                 Using archaeology, living traditions and
      kidnapped and raped while on assign-                   when a reporter betrays his trust and a                     legends, Wood tells of the emperor
      ment in Afghanistan and the dangers                    vigilante group kidnaps him. Starring                       who renounced his kingship and starved
      faced by female journalists in war zones.              Aaron Eckhart, Mario Bello and William H.                   himself to death and of his grandson
      Activist Craig Kielburger talks about his              Macy. Directed by Jason Reitman. 14+                        Ashoka, who after a violent beginning,
      latest projects to help young people                                                                               renounced warfare and introduced the
      around the world and his book Why                11:44 The Interviews (R)                                          dangerous idea of non-violence.
      the World Needs Your Kid.
                                                       12:10 The Dresser (1983)                                     8:00 A Mother like Alex
 6:30 The Interviews                                         The complicated relationship of the aging                   Alex Bell is the proud, single, adoptive
      Behind the Badge (R)                                   actor-manager of a Shakespearean touring                    mother of eight special-needs kids. Alex
      SNAM takes a look at the film The New                  company in wartime England and the                          fought ground-breaking battles with
      Centurions with the help of the author                 dresser on whom he has come to depend                       social services to be allowed to parent
      of the book that inspired it, as well as               for more than makeup and costumes.                          these children. She has created a warm,
      several actors featured in the film. 14+               Starring Albert Finney and Tom Courtenay.                   loving home for her children and actively
                                                             Directed by Peter Yates. PG                                 encourages her children’s natural parents
 7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC                                                                                                to maintain contact.
      Quest for Solomon’s Mines                          2:10 Bloody Sunday (2002)
      Lured by biblical accounts and the                      In the Northern Ireland town of Derry, Ivan           9:00 Silk 2 of 6
      promise of fabulous riches, explorers                   Cooper sets out to organize a peaceful                     In an effort to boost her Silk application,
      have long searched for history’s most                   protest after Protestant leaders imprison                  Martha accepts a rape case, against her
      fabled treasure: King Solomon’s mines.                  Catholics without trial. But neither the IRA               better judgement. Even worse, Clive
      Yet, to date, no scrap of evidence has                  nor the British army seem to be interested                 is prosecuting her client and delights
      been found of Solomon’s mines, leading                  in peace. Starring James Nesbitt, Tim                      in riling Martha. As the case draws to
      some to contend that they are pure                      Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell and Allan                   a close, Martha begins to realize that
      fiction. Now, two archaeologists head                   Gildea. Directed by Paul Greengrass. 14+                   things are not always black and white,
      back to the Holy Land in search of                                                                                 especially when she makes a startling
      answers, armed with precision technology           4:00 The Interviews                                             discovery. 14+
      that could yield proof that David and
      Solomon not only existed, but also                 4:30 The Interviews
      ruled an empire that shook the                          Behind the Badge
      10th century BC world.                                  SNAM takes a look at the film The New
                                                              Centurions with the help of the author
                                                              of the book that inspired it.


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                       PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
                       ming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late
                       changes to our schedule.


10:00 Accused                                                  M O N D AY O C T O B E R 3                            4:00 Time Team
      Frankie’s Story 2 of 6                                                                                              Castle in the Round
      22-year-old Frankie and his best friend            7:00 Time Team                                                   Queenborough Castle on the Isle of
      Peter join the British army to avoid going              Dungannon                                                   Sheppey in Kent was the last royal palace
      to jail for fighting in a pub. Suddenly,                Time Team heads to Northern Ireland                         of the medieval period. The team must
      they find themselves on the front lines in              to visit the stronghold of the powerful                     decide whether it was built for defence
      Afghanistan, with a Corporal who singles                O’Neill clan, on a hill above the city of                   or as a refuge from the plague.
      out Peter and forces Frankie to humiliate               Dungannon. It was the seizure of this
      and betray his friend. Peter is pushed                  castle by English forces in 1602 that set
      to his breaking point and the fallout from                                                                          T U E S D AY O C T O B E R 4
                                                              in motion a series of events that were
      Frankie’s actions have him sitting in the               to result in upheaval and bloodshed in
      dock facing trial by jury. 14+                                                                                 7:00 Coast
                                                              Britain and Ireland for centuries to come.
                                                                                                                          Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly 4 of 8
11:00 Women Behind the Badge                                                                                              Only four miles of land stop Cornwall from
                                                         8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      The Rookie and the Veteran                                                                                          being a virtual island, but this dramatic
                                                              In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
      Rookie cop Constable Dawn Martin teams                                                                              coast is amazingly connected to the rest
                                                              on the issues that are changing our world
      with veteran Sergeant Belinda Rose in one                                                                           of the world. Neil Oliver discovers the
                                                              at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      of the busiest detachments in Ontario.                                                                              network of cables under a Porthcurno
                                                              visit tvo.org/theagenda.
                                                                                                                          beach which wrap around the world. Mark
12:00 Estella (R)                                                                                                         Horton visits the majestic Isles of Scilly
                                                         9:00 Midsomer Murders
      Estella Solomons (1882-1968) chose art                                                                              where the landscape is littered with the
                                                              The Dogleg Murders 2 of 2
      for a career and took up arms for Ireland’s                                                                         tombs of the ancient dead, and we meet
                                                              Another member of the golf club is
      independence. As a member of Cumann                                                                                 the two football teams that battle it out
                                                              found dead in the woods. Barnaby and
      na mBan, an Irish women’s paramilitary                                                                              in Britain’s smallest football league.
                                                              Jones learn about past assaults at the
      organization, she volunteered her studio                club that went unreported. A friend
      as a safe house during the 1916 Easter                                                                         8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                              of Barnaby’s reveals that gambling is
      Rising. However, life as a revolutionary had                                                                        In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
                                                              rampant at the club and everyone owes
      its consequences, and filmmaker Steve                                                                               on the issues that are changing our world
                                                              money to a loan shark with connections
      Wood shows how she became isolated and                                                                              at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
                                                              to the club captain. 14+
      the arts marginalized in the new Ireland.                                                                           visit tvo.org/theagenda.
                                                        10:00 Victorian Pharmacy 4 of 4
 1:00 The Romantics                                                                                                  9:00 The Story of Science
                                                              The last episode in the series sees Ruth,
      From Transcendence to Oblivion 3 of 3                                                                               Who Are We? 6 of 6
                                                              Nick and Tom carrying the pharmacy
      As scientists treated the human body                                                                                We now know that the brain – the organ
                                                              through to the end of the Victorian era.
      as a mechanism, poets and painters                                                                                  that more than any other makes us
                                                              Tom branches out into photography
      explored the landscape of the human                                                                                 human – is one of the wonders of the
                                                              and dentistry using the latest technology,
      mind. For a whole new generation –                                                                                  universe, and yet until the 17th century
                                                              such as the foot-pedal dental drill. Ruth
      Byron, Keats, Shelley – the Romantic                                                                                it was barely studied. Michael Mosley
                                                              makes condoms out of sheep’s intestines.
      idea of transcendence became a                                                                                      explores how the twin sciences of brain
                                                              And the team try making their very own
      religion in itself.                                                                                                 anatomy and psychology have offered
                                                              brand of perfume.
                                                                                                                          different visions of who we are.
 2:00 Green Heroes                                      11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
      Saving Species                                                                                                10:00 Joanna Lumley:
      Follow the efforts of Ric O’Barry,                                                                                  In the Land of the Northern Lights (R)
                                                        12:00 Silk 2 of 6 (R)
      Jane Goodall, Bill Lishman and Rob                                                                                  Joanna grew up in tropical Malaysia
                                                              See Sunday at 9 pm.
      Stewart to fight for the rights of                                                                                  and as a little girl never saw snow or felt
      endangered species.                                                                                                 cold. In an amazing journey to Norway’s
                                                         1:00 Superstructures
                                                                                                                          far north, she pursues a lifelong dream
                                                              Built Long, Built Strong
 2:30 Undersea Explorer (R)                                                                                               to track down the elusive, stunningly
                                                              Rising 206 metres out of the South China
      See Sunday at 4 and 4:30 pm.                                                                                        beautiful Northern Lights.
                                                              Sea, the Tsing Ma Bridge serving Hong
                                                              Kong’s new state-of-the-art airport is
 3:30 Green Heroes                                                                                                  11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
                                                              the largest double-deck suspension
      Oil Changers (R)                                        bridge in the world.
      Global conflicts and global warming seem                                                                      12:00 Time Team (R)
      to be at the root of many of our world                                                                              See Monday at 7 pm.
                                                         2:00 Heartbeat
      problems. Green Heroes such as Leilani                  Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue
      Munter, Clayton Thomas Muller and Ian                                                                          1:00 Accused 2 of 6 (R)
                                                              The only clue in a spate of home burglaries
      Clifford are cutting down on emissions                                                                              See Sunday at 10 pm.
                                                              is that the thief tidies up before leaving
      and preserving our earth.                               with the loot. PC Nick Rowan becomes
                                                                                                                     2:00 The Story of India 2 of 6 (R)
                                                              suspicious of the village do-gooder. 14+
 4:00 The Interviews (R)                                                                                                  See Sunday at 7 pm.
      See Saturday at 6:30 pm.                           3:00 Time Team
                                                                                                                     3:00 Time Team
                                                              The Monks’ Manor
 4:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                                                                                     Sussex Ups and Downs
                                                              The team investigate walls and a tiled
      See Saturday at 6 pm.                                                                                               In 1922, gramophone salesman John Pull,
                                                              floor found on a Yorkshire farm once
                                                                                                                          came across what he thought was a rare
                                                              operated for the monks at the once rich
                                                                                                                          Stone Age settlement. Archaeologists of
                                                              and powerful Fountains Abbey.
                                                                                                                          the day sneered. Eighty years later Time
                                                                                                                          Team sets out to reassess Pull’s work.


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                       PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
                       ming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late
                       changes to our schedule.


 4:00 Time Team                                             T H U R S D AY O C T O B E R 6
      Birthplace of the Confessor
      The village of Islip near Oxford wants            7:00 Superstructures
      Time Team to find the remains of a Saxon               Sky Makers
      palace where Edward the Confessor                      The Millennium Dome, built to house
      was born and a 13th-century chapel                     Britain’s Year 2000 celebration, is the
      was built in his honour.                               biggest covered space in the world: one
                                                             kilometre round, 50 metres high at its
                                                             centre and covering almost 14 hectares.
  W E D N E S D AY O C T O B E R 5
                                                        8:00 The Agenda: Your Vote 2011                                          CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
 7:00 Life in Cold Blood
                                                             See inset.
      Armoured Giants 5 of 5
      Crocodiles and turtles are the most                                                                            The Agenda: Your Vote 2011
                                                       11:00 The Story of Science 6 of 6 (R)
      ancient of the reptiles. David Attenborough
                                                             See Tuesday at 9 pm.
      examines the shells and eggs of turtles                                                                      Follow the results of the Ontario election
      and investigates the complex body                                                                            with a special election night edition
                                                       12:00 Victorian Pharmacy 4 of 4 (R)
      language of the American alligator.
                                                             See Monday at 10 pm.                                  of The Agenda with Steve Paikin,
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                                                                 starting with a look at election issues
                                                        1:00 Life in Cold Blood 5 of 5 (R)
      In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
                                                             See Wednesday at 7 pm.                                raised by citizens across the province and
      on the issues that are changing our world                                                                    continuing with live coverage of election
      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      visit tvo.org/theagenda.
                                                        2:00 Quest for Solomon’s Mines (R)                         results from the time the polls close until
                                                             See Saturday at 7 pm.                                 the premier-elect’s speech. Steve’s guests
 9:00 Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits                                                                           for the night include retiring MPPs
                                                        3:00 Time Team
      1 of 2                                                                                                       Monique Smith (Liberal, Nipissing), Norm
                                                             The Taxman’s Mansio
      See inset.                                                                                                   Sterling (PC, Carleton-Mississippi Mills),
                                                             In Alfoldean, West Sussex, a mansio,
                                                             or waystation for travellers, was first               Howard Hampton (NDP, Kenora-Rainy
10:00 Martin Clunes: A Man and His Dogs
                                                             discovered in the 1920s. What can Time                River), as well as political commentator
      1 of 2
                                                             Team learn about this ancient cross
      How did we get from the wild,
                                                             between a motorway service centre and                 Jim Coyle of The Toronto Star. Thursday
      untamed wolf to the human-friendly,                                                                          October 6 at 8 pm.
                                                             medieval coaching inn in three days?
      domesticated dog breeds we have today?
      Martin Clunes heads to the wilds of
                                                        4:00 Time Team
      Yellowstone Park and to Fraser Island,
                                                             Finds in the Fairway
      Australia to find out.
                                                             The Isle of Man has been a cultural cross-
                                                             roads for thousands of years. The team
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
                                                             investigates a keeill, a stone chapel and
                                                             burial ground under the seventh fairway
12:00 Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits
                                                             of the Mount Murray golf course.
      1 of 2 (R)

 1:00 A Mother like Alex (R)                                   F R I D AY O C T O B E R 7
      See Sunday at 8 pm.
                                                        7:00 Charlie Bird Explores the Ganges 1 of 2                             CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
 2:00 Midsomer Murders 2 of 2 (R)                            Starting from Sagar Island in the Bay of
      See Monday at 9 pm.                                    Bengal, Charlie Bird travels to Bali Island,
                                                                                                                                 Raw Opium:
                                                             the heart of the Ganges delta, through                         Pain, Pleasure, Profits
 3:00 Time Team                                              Calcutta, home to 14 million people.
      Early Bath                                             A train journey takes him to Patna, once              The opium poppy: A seemingly harmless
      Fully 35 years ago archaeologists dug                  one of India’s most important cities, now             flower that has tremendous power –
      trenches in Ffrith, North Wales, and                   wracked by poverty; then to Varanasi,
      conjectured that they had found a Roman                the most sacred city on the Ganges.                   the power to ease pain and the power to
      bath house. Now Time Team is doing                                                                           destroy lives. Explore the history, science
      the same thing. Will they come to the             8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                          and politics of the opium trade by following
      same conclusion?                                       In-depth analysis and intelligent debate              opium’s voyage around the world. Enter
                                                             on the issues that are changing our world
 4:00 Time Team
                                                                                                                   the disparate worlds of an opium master
                                                             at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      Scotch Broch                                           visit tvo.org/theagenda.                              in southeast Asia, a UN drug enforcement
      Nick Goldthorpe played as a boy among                                                                        officer on the border of Afghanistan
      the strange stones and mysterious                 9:00 Heartbeat                                             hunting down the smugglers of central
      structures near his home in northwest                  Face Value                                            Asia, a former Indian government drug
      Scotland. Time Team wants to know                      The U.S. – run early-warning defence
      if they are the remains of a massive                   system on the outskirts of Aidensfield                czar who encounters the opium farmers
      2,000-year-old tower that would have                   becomes the target of a ban-the-bomb                  of northern India, and a Vancouver
      dominated the skyline: a double-walled                 demonstration. Nick later has trouble                 heroin user struggling to kick the habit.
      dry-stone broch.                                       with a local left-wing politician. 14+                Wednesdays October 5 and 12 at 9 pm.


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                       PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
                       ming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late
                       changes to our schedule.


10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation                        4:30 Recreating Eden                                       12:30 The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
      Tom Harpur                                              The Garden Sanctuary                                        Larry Flynt was a small-town club
      Author and theologian Tom Harpur                        A former monk, Des has created a spiritual                  owner who went on to found the
      discusses his memoir Born Again,                        lifestyle for himself that merges his love                  controversial Hustler magazine. Public
      about his journey from ordained Anglican                of gardening and the environment with                       reaction to the magazine saw him taken
      minister to controversial writer on religion            his public life as a writer and journalist.                 to court, imprisoned and shot. Woody
      and critic of fundamentalism.                                                                                       Harrelson stars in the title role with
                                                         5:00 Big Ideas                                                   Courtney Love playing his wife Althea.
10:30 The Interviews                                          Freeman Dyson on Living Through                             Directed by Milos Forman. 14+
      Our Man Flynt                                           Four Revolutions
      The Interviews speaks to Hustler publisher              Renowned physicist Freeman Dyson                       2:45 The Nephew (1998)
      Larry Flynt about his life and the film                 explores the birth and evolution of four                    When a young American man arrives
      made about it – The People vs. Larry Flynt.             simultaneous revolutions which continue                     in Ireland to spread his mother’s ashes
      Also featuring discussions with screen-                 to transform our world – namely space,                      and meets her estranged family, they are
      writers Larry Karaszewski and Scott                     nuclear power, genomes and computers.                       shocked to learn of his existence – and
      Alexander and actor Brett Harrelson. 14+                                                                            also that he’s half-black. Starring Hill Harper,
                                                         6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                             Pierce Brosnan and Donal McCann.
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                                                                                    Written and directed by Eugene Brady. PG
                                                         6:30 The Interviews (R)
12:00 Coast 4 of 8 (R)                                        See Friday at 10:30 pm.                                4:30 The Interviews (R)
      See Tuesday at 7 pm.
                                                         7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC (DV)
 1:00 Recreating Eden (R)                                     The Fawn Identity                                            S U N D AY O C T O B E R 9
      See Saturday at 4:30 pm.                                The story of two fawns living parallel
                                                              lives on the great plains of Africa: one,              4:00 Undersea Explorer
 1:30 Big Ideas (R)                                           an impala, resident in the southern acacia                  The Coral Reef
      See Saturday at 5 pm.                                   forests and the other, a Thomson’s                          Divers travel to the Cayman Islands and
                                                              gazelle, soon to be on the march with                       board a deep-sea submersible to explore
 2:30 Lemur Street                                            the great herds.                                            shallow coral reefs.
      Lost Souls 19 of 20
      Pegleg and Derek watch as their home is            8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES                           4:30 Undersea Explorer
      destroyed. The Tornadoes and Graveyards                 Theme: Better to Avenge or Forgive?                         Oasis of the Deep
      battle over territory in the forest.                                                                                Superheated water flows from hydro-
                                                         8:00 Troubled Water (2008)                                       thermal volcanic vents in the deepest
 3:00 Lemur Street                                            After being released from jail for the                      parts of the ocean. Extraordinary life
      All Change 20 of 20                                     murder of a child – a crime in which                        forms thrive in these places.
      Crystal decides the troop must leave the                he claims his innocence – Jan is looking
      Graveyard, forcing them to live as nomads               for a second chance. He becomes an                     5:00 Big Ideas (R)
      in the forest. Tornado leader Amazon sets               organist at a local church and life begins                  See Saturday at 5 pm.
      her sights on the vacated territory.                    to take a turn for the better until the
                                                              mother of the murdered child recognizes                6:00 The Interviews (R)
 3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                         him. Directed by Erik Poppe. 14+                            See Friday at 10:30 pm.

 4:00 The Interviews (R)                                10:00 The Interviews                                         6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
      Our Man Flynt                                           Troubled Water and The Limey deal                           See Friday at 10 pm.
                                                              with the loss of a child through violence,
 4:30 Green Heroes                                            perhaps the most intense suffering any                 7:00 The Story of India
      Groundbreakers                                          parent could endure. Is it possible to                      Spice Routes and Silk Roads 3 of 6
      From the family of Greenpeace’s                         forgive, or is vengeance the only option?                   Beginning in Kerala, Michael Wood jour-
      co-founder, to America’s Greenest CEO,                  The Interviews features discussions                         neys on an old wooden sailboat from South
      these Green Heroes have been involved                   with actors Peter Fonda and Lesley Ann                      India to the Gulf, and tells how the spice
      in visionary efforts that have changed                  Warren and grief counsellors.                               trade with the Roman Empire opened
      the face of environmentalism.                                                                                       India up to the world. At the same time,
                                                        10:30 The Limey (1999) (DV)                                       merchants’ caravans began to ply the Silk
                                                              Wilson, an ex-con, is released from prison                  Road between China and the West.
    S AT U R D AY O C T O B E R 8                             and heads straight to LA to avenge his
                                                              daughter’s death. With another ex-con in               8:00 Blown Apart: Windfarm Wars 1 of 4
 4:00 Great Canadian Parks                                    tow, Wilson hunts down a drug-dealing                       See inset, page 5.
      Tweedsmuir Provincial Park                              record producer with whom his daughter
      British Columbia’s largest provincial park              had an affair. Directed by Steven                      9:00 Silk 3 of 6
      has a high density of grizzly bears. A trail            Soderbergh. Starring Terence Stamp,                         Martha defends a vulnerable teenager
      crossing its south end commemorates                     Peter Fonda and Lesley Ann Warren. 18+                      and the pupils are given their first oppor-
      the first land crossing of continental                                                                              tunity to stand up in court, taking on a
      North America: Alexander Mackenzie’s              12:00 The Interviews (R)                                          low-level magistrates’ court case.
      journey in 1793.                                                                                                    However, as the cases progress, both
                                                                                                                          Martha and Nick find themselves in chal-
                                                                                                                          lenging positions. Can Martha save her
                                                                                                                          client without endangering not only her
                                                                                                                          Silk application, but also her career? 14+


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                       PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
                       ming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late
                       changes to our schedule.


10:00 Accused                                            10:00 Ancient Worlds                                        10:00 Charlie Bird Explores the Ganges 1 of 2
      Helen’s Story 3 of 6                                     Come Together 1 of 6                                        See Friday at 7 pm.(R)
      When Helen and her husband lose their                    In the first episode of this epic series we
      son Rob in a factory accident during                     explore the origins of one of the most                11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
      his first day on the job, Helen will stop                profound innovations in our human story:
      at nothing to find out the truth about                   civilization. Starting in Uruk, the mother            12:00 Time Team (R)
      what happened to him. But as the process                 of all cities in southern Iraq, we travel to                See Monday at 7 pm.
      of trying to get someone to accept                       Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece, exploring
      responsibility for the death of her son                  the challenges posed by this experiment                1:00 Accused 3 of 6 (R)
      drags on, Helen takes justice into her own               in a new way of being human.                                See Sunday at 10 pm.
      hands, committing a serious crime. 14+
                                                         11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                       2:00 The Story of India 3 of 6 (R)
11:00 Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits (R)                                                                               See Sunday at 7 pm.
      See inset, page 3.                                 12:00 Silk 3 of 6 (R)
                                                               See Sunday at 9 pm.                                    3:00 Time Team
12:00 Dreams with Sharp Teeth                                                                                              The Druids’ Last Stand
      Harlan Ellison’s literary and television            1:00 Superstructures (R)                                         Time Team excavate a large pentangular
      oeuvre comprises 75 books, more than                     See Thursday at 7 pm.                                       earthwork known as Y Werthyr in Wales.
      1700 stories, articles, essays, screenplays
      and work for sci-fi series such as Star Trek        2:00 Heartbeat (R)                                          4:00 Time Team
      and The Outer Limits. Featuring conversa-                See Friday at 9 pm.                                         Shorncliffe Redoubt
      tions with his friend Robin Williams, the                                                                            Time Team investigate the ruins
      film exposes the writer’s struggle for              3:00 Time Team                                                   of Shorncliffe Redoubt in Kent, just
      creative freedom and his commitment to                   There’s No Place like Rome                                  30 kilometres across the English Channel
      social justice and constructive idealism.                Time Team is investigating a first century                  from where Napoleon assembled his
                                                               Roman villa in the Blacklands near Bath.                    "Army of England" in 1799.
 2:00 Boris Ryzhy
      Russian poet Boris Ryzhy was talented,              4:00 Time Team
      handsome and famous. Born to an                          School Diggers                                         W E D N E S D AY O C T O B E R 1 2
      intellectual family in the industrial city               Time Team investigate Hooke Court,
      of Yekaterineburg, he was a hooligan and                 a moated manor house in Dorset with a                  7:00 Victoria Falls: The Smoke That Thunders
      boxing champion in his teens, comfortable                storied past. It is said to have burnt down                 A tale of life on the Zambezi River, set
      with the young criminals he grew up with.                in the Civil War, and was then rebuilt.                     against the epic backdrop of Victoria Falls.
      So why did he take his own life at 26?                                                                               The story is told from the point of view of
                                                                                                                           a local fisherman, Mr. White, whose river-
 3:00 Undersea Explorer (R)                                   T U E S D AY O C T O B E R 1 1                               side companions are elephants, baboons,
      See Sunday at 4 and 4:30 pm.                                                                                         hippos and kingfishers.
                                                          7:00 Coast
 4:00 The Interviews (R)                                       Dublin to Londonderry 5 of 8
      See Friday at 10:30 pm.                                  We explore the mighty Dublin Bay
                                                               to reveal why the capital of Eire is one
 4:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                          of the world’s great coastal cities. Horse
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                     races on the beach and Millionaire’s Row
                                                               are just some of the delights of the
                                                               Dublin coast. Mark Horton goes in search
     M O N D AY O C T O B E R 1 0                              of the wreck of the SS Great Britain, and
                                                               we visit the smallest primary school in
 7:00 Time Team                                                Britain with just four pupils.
      Lellizzick
      Time Team visit a cove near the Cornish             8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                        CLICK FOR VIDEO PREVIEW
      village of Padstow to find evidence of                   In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
      a port visited by traders from all over                  on the issues that are changing our world               Blown Apart: Windfarm Wars
      the Mediterranean.                                       at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
                                                               visit tvo.org/theagenda.
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                                                                   This timely four-part documentary series
      In-depth analysis and intelligent debate            9:00 Hayley: The 96-Year-Old Schoolgirl                    examines what happens when a wind
      on the issues that are changing our world                Hayley Okines is the world-recognized                 farm of nine 120-metre high turbines is
      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,                  face of the rare disease progeria – which             planned to be built on a sensitive English
      visit tvo.org/theagenda.                                 causes the body to age eight times faster
                                                               than normal. Director James Routh, who                landscape. Filmed over four turbulent
 9:00 Midsomer Murders                                         has followed 13 year-old Hayley’s story               years, the series reveals a deeply divided
      The Black Book 1 of 2                                    for nearly 10 years, now follows Hayley               community and explores in candid and
      The auction of a local painter’s 18th century            as she starts secondary school, something             intimate detail a story that goes to the
      landscape sparks a feud between art                      her parents thought would never happen.
      collectors before the former owner of                    The film also tracks exciting developments
                                                                                                                     very heart of the question of renewable
      the painting is found tortured and killed.               in medical research which could significantly         energy, our attitudes towards it and
      When another painting is stolen, Barnaby                 affect Hayley’s time at school and change             the future for on-shore wind power.
      decides to become an expert on the                       the path of progeria forever.                         Sundays October 9 to 30 at 8 pm.
      Midsomer painter. 14+


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                       PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
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                       changes to our schedule.


 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                      9:00 Mother of Rock:                                       10:30 The Interviews
      In-depth analysis and intelligent debate               The Life and Times of Lillian Roxon                         The Changing Face of Family/ Odd Couples
      on the issues that are changing our world              See inset.                                                  A look at the real-life story of The Laforets –
      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,                                                                            an Ontario couple that adopted mixed-
      visit tvo.org/theagenda.                         10:00 Hayley: The 96-Year-Old Schoolgirl (R)                      raced children into their family during the
                                                             See Tuesday at 9 pm.                                        late 1950s. Also, film critics Brian Johnson
 9:00 Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits                                                                                 and Geoff Pevere debate whether unlikely
      2 of 2                                           11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                            duos who form alliances are answering to
      The story of opium continues to unfold:                                                                            an innate need or conforming to social
      the heroin user enters treatment, the            12:00 Ancient Worlds 1 of 6 (R)                                   norms. 14+
      former Indian narcotics commissioner                   See Monday at 10 pm.
      travels to Portugal to meet street workers                                                                   11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
      within the world’s most progressive               1:00 Victoria Falls:
      system of drug decriminalization, and the              The Smoke That Thunders (R)                           12:00 Coast 5 of 8 (R)
      addiction doctor works to change the                   See Wednesday at 7 pm.                                      See Tuesday at 7 pm.
      public’s attitudes towards addiction.
                                                        2:00 The Fawn Identity (R) (DV)                             1:00 Recreating Eden (R)
10:00 Martin Clunes: A Man and His Dogs                      See Saturday at 7 pm.                                       See Saturday at 4:30 pm.
      2 of 2
      When the first dogs came scavenging               3:00 Time Team                                              1:30 Big Ideas (R)
      round the edges of human society,                      No Stone Unturned                                           See Saturday at 5 pm.
      one key discovery transformed the                      Amateurs with metal detectors have
      relationship: we could train dogs for                  found an impressive array of Roman                     2:30 Meerkat Manor
      specialized tasks – from hunting, herding,             artifacts in a field near Manchester.                       On Dangerous Ground 1 of 13
      tracking and sledding to fighting crime                                                                            We find the Whiskers trying to survive
      and enriching the lives of people with            4:00 Time Team                                                   in a hostile new area after being evicted
      disabilities. But there’s a darker side to             The Domesday Mill, Dotton, Devon                            from their manor by the vicious
      our relationship with dogs.                            Time Team excavate the remains of a mill                    Commandos.
                                                             building that was knocked down 40 years
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                       ago at Dotton near the River Otter.                    3:00 Meerkat Manor
                                                                                                                         The Mission 2 of 13
12:00 Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits (R)                                                                             Flower is facing a crisis: her pups are
      2 of 2                                                  F R I D AY O C T O B E R 1 4                               missing. Desperate to find them, she
                                                                                                                         launches a major search and rescue mission.
 1:00 Blown Apart 1 of 4 (R)                            7:00 Charlie Bird Explores the Ganges 2 of 2
      See inset, page 5.                                     Charlie Bird continues his journey along
                                                             the Ganges and travels through the
 2:00 Midsomer Murders 1 of 2 (R)                            ancient city of Allahabad, then through
      See Monday at 9 pm.                                    Kanpur in the north, which spews over
                                                             400 million litres of pollutants per day
 3:00 Time Team                                              into the Ganges. Charlie then travels
      A Port and Stilton                                     through Rajaji National Park on his way
      Time Team investigate a Roman-era                      to Rishikesh, “the world capital of yoga.”
      cheese press washing out of the side                   After a harrowing two day drive, he
      of a ditch in Stilton, Cambridgeshire.                 arrives at Gangotri, and walks for over six
                                                             hours to reach the mouth of the Ganges.
 4:00 Time Team
      A Tale of Two Villages                            8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      Time Team visits two medieval villages                 In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
      in Northamptonshire to determine which                 on the issues that are changing our world               Mother of Rock: The Life and
                                                             at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      is the older of the two.
                                                             visit tvo.org/theagenda.
                                                                                                                       Times of Lillian Roxon

   T H U R S D AY O C T O B E R 1 3                     9:00 Heartbeat                                             If you had been lucky enough to keep
                                                             Primal Instinct                                       company with the likes of Andy Warhol,
 7:00 Megastructure Breakdown:                               Aidensfield becomes the scene of a                    Mick Jagger and Jim Morrison in the sixties,
      Dam Busters                                            murder hunt when a retired top “copper”               then you would be familiar with the
      In the Cascade Mountains of Oregon,                    from London is shot dead in his home
      Portland General Electric will take on the             in the village. 14+                                   inimitable Lillian Roxon, the pioneering
      largest dam removal in the state’s history,                                                                  rock critic who captured the verve of New
      removing Marmot Dam. If all goes well,           10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation                           York City’s music scene for a generation
      the Sandy River will become free-flowing               Joshua Foer                                           of international readers. No history of
      for the first time in nearly 100 years.                The author of Moonwalking with Einstein
                                                                                                                   rock would be complete without a chapter
                                                             talks about how he went from having
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                           an average memory to winning the U.S.                 on this cultural pioneer and now, thanks
      In-depth analysis and intelligent debate               Memory Championship and techniques                    to the work of director Paul Clarke, Roxon
      on the issues that are changing our world              we can all use to improve our memories.               stars in her own fascinating documentary.
      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,                                                                      Thursday October 13 at 9 pm.
      visit tvo.org/theagenda.


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                      PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                      OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                      Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                      Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
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                      changes to our schedule.


3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                   9:40 The Interviews                                         6:00 The Interviews (R)
                                                            The heist movie has had a long tradition                    See Friday at 10:30 pm.
4:00 The Interviews (R)                                     in cinema. Is it about the gathering of
                                                            experts, the plotting of the perfect crime,            6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
                                                            the execution or just the simple notion                     See Friday at 10 pm.
  S AT U R D AY O C T O B E R 1 5                           of pulling something off that seems too
                                                            big to comprehend? The Interviews                      7:00 The Story of India
4:00 Great Canadian Parks                                   features discussions with critics about                     Ages of Gold 4 of 6
     Katannilik Territorial Park                            the heist genre.                                            As Europe entered the Dark Ages, India had
     Best traversed by river, Katannilik on                                                                             a series of great flowerings of culture, both
     Baffin Island’s Meta Incognita Peninsula         10:05 A Fish Called Wanda (1998)                                  in the north and the south. Michael Wood
     offers a breathtaking valley shimmering                Four con artists, George, Ken, Wanda and                    shows us some of the amazing achieve-
     with mica crystal deposits and perfumed                her lover Otto, plot to steal $20 million                   ments of medieval Indian science and
     by wildflowers throughout July.                        worth of diamonds, but no one plans on                      technology and considers the courtly
                                                            evenly dividing their newly stolen loot.                    culture that was the setting of the world’s
4:30 Recreating Eden                                        Wanda and Otto want the diamonds for                        first sex manual, the Kama Sutra.
     Garden of Controversy                                  themselves and turn George in to the
     Douglas Counter planted a naturalized                  police, not knowing George has already                 8:00 Blown Apart: Windfarm Wars 2 of 4
     garden in his backyard as a memorial                   hidden the diamonds for himself. Written                    A public inquiry is held following the local
     to his mother, a private meditation space              by John Cleese and directed by Charles                      council’s decision to turn down plans for
     of natural beauty. We follow Douglas as                Crichton. Starring Cleese, Jamie Lee                        the Den Brook Windfarm. Local resident
     he challenges the city’s bylaws to protect             Curtis and Kevin Kline. 14+                                 Mike Hulme requests noise data from the
     his environmentally important sanctuary                                                                            development company and pleads for the
     from nuisance complaints, and                    11:55 The Interviews (R)                                          planning inspector to protect his commu-
     champions the rights of all gardeners                                                                              nity from the supposedly noisy turbines.
     to heal the environment.                         12:20 Eagle vs. Shark (2007)                                      Scenes of huge joy and severe disappoint-
                                                            Two lonely misfits embark on a bizarre                      ment follow the inspector’s decision.
5:00 Big Ideas                                              journey of romance and revenge after
     John Gray: The Immortalization                         bonding at a “come as your favourite                   9:00 Silk 4 of 6
     Commission: Science and the Strange                    animal” costume party. Starring Jemaine                     Martha is forced to defend a police
     Quest to Cheat Death                                   Clement and Loren Horsley. Directed by                      officer accused of racism at the police
     In the late nineteenth century and as a                Taika Waititi. 14+                                          tribunal, at the same time as trying to
     consequence of Darwinism, many thinkers                                                                            get bail for another client. Clive receives
     turned to science to solve the riddle of          2:00 My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) (DV)                         some astonishing news which could
     death. Philosopher and author John Gray                In Thatcher’s Britain, Pakistani immigrant                  change not only his personal life, but
     explores humankind’s dangerous striving                Omar and white young punk Johnny take                       life at chambers for everyone. 14+
     toward a scientific version of immortality.            over a beat-up laundrette and transform
                                                            it into an upscale vision of resplendent              10:00 Accused
6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                        pastel suds. Starring Gordon Warnecke,                      Liam’s Story 4 of 6
     See Friday at 10 pm.                                   Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey and Rita                    Liam Black is a cab driver with a wife,
                                                            Wolf. Stephen Frears directed Hanif                         a daughter and a gambling problem
6:30 The Interviews (R)                                     Kureishi’s screenplay. 14+                                  who becomes smitten by Emma, a young
     See Friday at 10:30 pm.                                                                                            woman he drives to the airport in his taxi.
                                                       4:00 The Interviews (R)                                          When he burgles her apartment, he starts
7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC                                                                                                fantasizing about life with Emma and
     The Hunt for HMAS Sydney                          4:30 The Interviews (R)                                          uses personal details from her computer
     Sunk off the West Australian coast in                  See Friday at 10:30 pm.                                     to draw closer to her. When Liam discovers
     1941, HMAS Sydney went down with                                                                                   that Emma’s boyfriend is not all he
     its entire crew of 645. This incredible                                                                            seems, he connives to break them up,
     story begins with a wounded ship lost                  S U N D AY O C T O B E R 1 6                                but Liam’s uncontrollable obsessive
     in the middle of nowhere and follows                                                                               impulses result in tragedy. 14+
     the events that led to its stunning re-           4:00 Undersea Explorer
     discovery in March 2008.                               Lagoon of Lost Ships                                  11:00 Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits
                                                            Divers in the Truk lagoon explore a                         2 of 2 (R)
8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES                           gravesite of over 40 Japanese ships sunk                    See Wednesday at 9 pm.
     Theme: The Heist                                       by the U.S. navy in 1944. Canadian
                                                            inventor Peter Fox’s sidescan sonar reveals           12:00 Mother of Rock:
8:00 The Anderson Tapes (1971)                              skeletal remains still inside the wrecks.                   The Life and Times of Lillian Roxon (R)
     When Duke Anderson is released after                                                                               See inset, page 6.
     ten years in prison, his next career move         4:30 Undersea Explorer
     is to rob all six apartments in an upscale             The Sea of Cortez                                      1:00 Visions of Space
     building. What he doesn’t realize is that              The long, narrow Sea of Cortez between                      Antoni Gaudi: God’s Architect 1 of 3
     his every move is being taped. Starring                mainland Mexico and the Baja Peninsula                      Art critic Robert Hughes travels to Spain
     Sean Connery and Dyan Cannon.                          has only a small opening to the ocean.                      to explore the legacy of Antoni Gaudi:
     Directed by Sidney Lumet. PG                           Marine life entering it tends not to leave,                 the last great cathedral-builder of the
                                                            creating great biodiversity.                                20th century. Gaudi, an intensely Catholic
                                                                                                                        celibate, created some of the most
                                                       5:00 Big Ideas (R)                                               sensuous buildings ever known.
                                                            See Saturday at 5 pm.


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                       PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
                       ming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late
                       changes to our schedule.


 2:00 Undersea Explorer (R)                              3:00 Time Team                                              4:00 Time Team
      See Sunday at 4 and 4:30 pm.                            The Cheyne Gang, Chesham Bois, Bucks                        In the Shadow of the Tor,
                                                              Medieval pottery in the flowerbeds;                         Bodmin Moor, Cornwall
 3:00 Green Heroes (R)                                        strange lumps at the bottom of the                          Now bare, windswept, and inhospitable,
      See Monday October 7 at 4:30 am.                        garden. Time Team investigates the                          Bodmin Moor was wooded and temperate
                                                              history of Chesham Bois House.                              10,000 years ago. Soil samples show
 3:30 Green Heroes (R)                                                                                                    human presence from the Mesolithic,
      See Sunday October 2 at 2 am.                      4:00 Time Team                                                   with active settlements and sacred rituals
                                                              Road to the Relics, Godstone, Surrey                        from the Bronze Age.
 4:00 The Interviews (R)                                      Around 600 Roman coins, as well as
      See Friday at 10:30 pm.                                 brooches and what looks like a metal
                                                              sceptre handle, have been recovered                    W E D N E S D AY O C T O B E R 1 9
 4:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                         from a field in Godstone. Was this a
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                    Roman temple?                                          7:00 Creatures of the Cork Forest
                                                                                                                          Creatures of the Cork Forest
                                                                                                                          Every time we weigh which bottle of wine
    M O N D AY O C T O B E R 1 7                             T U E S D AY O C T O B E R 1 8                               to buy, we hold the fate of nightingales,
                                                                                                                          rare black storks, secretive wild cats and
 7:00 Time Team                                          7:00 Coast                                                       a remarkable tree in our hands. The cork
      The Castles                                             Newcastle to Hull 6 of 8                                    oak is the only tree in the world whose
      Time Team is in County Durham to                        Neil Oliver explores the ancient coastal                    bark can be periodically removed without
      investigate a massive stone structure with              landscape of the Venerable Bede, the                        killing it. And in the Montados in Portugal,
      five-metre-thick walls that has baffled                 genius monk who was born near                               a sustainable local economy still dovetails
      people for centuries. Over the years                    Newcastle 1300 years ago. We also reveal                    harmoniously with nature.
      it’s been described as an Iron Age farm,                why Hull can claim a starring role in the
      a Roman prison or a Dark Age strong-                    abolition of the slave trade. From the                 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      hold. To test these theories, tonnes of                 Tyne, to the Tees, to the Humber we                         In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
      stone will have to be shifted by hand,                  celebrate some of the world’s greatest                      on the issues that are changing our world
      as the terrain is too difficult for                     bridges that span the northeast coast.                      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      mechanical diggers.                                                                                                 visit tvo.org/theagenda.
                                                         8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                            In-depth analysis and intelligent debate               9:00 Vinyl
      In-depth analysis and intelligent debate                on the issues that are changing our world                   A thought-provoking documentary from
      on the issues that are changing our world               at home and abroad. For nightly topics,                     Alan Zweig that looks at record collectors
      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,                 visit tvo.org/theagenda.                                    and the forces that drive their obsession.
      visit tvo.org/theagenda.
                                                         9:00 The Science of Gender                                 11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
 9:00 Midsomer Murders                                        Each year, thousands of people around the
      The Black Book 2 of 2                                   world are born with ambiguous gender.                 12:00 Vinyl (R)
      A black book containing the secrets behind              They don’t fit into our binary system of
      the paintings is stolen and held for ransom.            male/female. For every intersex birth, doc-            2:00 Blown Apart: Windfarm Wars 2 of 4 (R)
      Barnaby and Jones must act quickly to                   tors and parents are faced with issues that                 See Sunday at 8 pm.
      discern decoys from the the real thing                  are both disturbing and profound. Should
      and catch the murderous thief. 14+                      an infant be surgically altered to conform             3:00 Midsomer Murders 2 of 2 (R)
                                                              to one sex? Is gender something we are                      See Monday at 9 pm.
10:00 Ancient Worlds                                          born with, or a behaviour that is learned?
      The Age of Iron 2 of 6                                                                                         4:00 Time Team
      A look at the winners, losers and                 10:00 Charlie Bird Explores the Ganges                            Chenies Manor
      survivors of the great Bronze Age collapse,             2 of 2 (R)                                                  Time Team explore Chenies Manor,
      a regional catastrophe that wiped out the               See Friday at 7 pm.                                         which saw visits from Henry VIII and his
      hard-won achievements of civilization in                                                                            daughter, Elizabeth I.
      the eastern Mediterranean about 3,000             11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
      years ago. In the new age of iron,
      civilization would re-emerge, tempered            12:00 Time Team (R)                                            T H U R S D AY O C T O B E R 2 0
      in the flames of conflict, tougher and                  See Monday at 7 pm.
      more resilient than ever before.                                                                               7:00 Superstructures
                                                         1:00 Accused 4 of 6 (R)                                          Some Assembly Required
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                        See Sunday at 10 pm.                                        The International Space Station
                                                                                                                          was designed to be built in stages.
12:00 Silk 4 of 6 (R)                                    2:00 The Story of India 4 of 6 (R)                               Components must fit inside the shuttle
      See Sunday at 9 pm.                                     See Sunday at 7 pm.                                         for delivery to the site, and are then
                                                                                                                          assembled by astronauts using highly
 1:00 Megastructure Breakdown:                           3:00 Time Team                                                   specialized tools and methods.
      Dam Busters (R)                                         The Abbey Habit, Poulton, Cheshire
      See Thursday at 7 pm.                                   Time Team have three days to locate                    8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                              what’s left of the 12th century Poulton                     In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
 2:00 Heartbeat (R)                                           Abbey – by hunting under a metre                            on the issues that are changing our world
      See Friday at 9 pm.                                     of alluvial soil, on a flood plain near                     at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
                                                              Chester on the River Dee.                                   visit tvo.org/theagenda.



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                       PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING
                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
                       ming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late
                       changes to our schedule.


 9:00 I, Curmudgeon                                    10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation                            5:00 Big Ideas
      Filmmaker Alan Zweig explores the role                 Tzeporah Berman                                             Thomas Homer-Dixon: Civilization Far
      of the social critic by interviewing some              Tzeporah Berman, Canadian and                               from Equilibrium: Energy, Complexity,
      classic complainers, including Andy                    international environmental leader and                      & Human Survival
      Rooney of 60 Minutes, Harvey Pekar,                    author of This Crazy Time, talks about                      Thomas Homer-Dixon holds the CIGI
      writer of American Splendor comics,                    her journey as an activist, from blockades                  Chair of Global Systems at the Balsillie
      author Fran Lebowitz and comedian                      to boardrooms and back, and her latest                      School of International Affairs in
      Scott Thompson.                                        challenge as co-director of Greenpeace                      Waterloo, Ontario, and is a Professor
                                                             International’s climate and energy                          at the University of Waterloo.
10:40 The Science of Gender (R)                              campaign.
      See Tuesday at 9 pm.                                                                                          6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
                                                       10:30 The Interviews                                              See Friday at 10 pm.
11:30 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                       Social Mores/Dressing the Past
                                                             Through the movies An Ideal                            6:30 The Interviews (R)
12:30 Ancient Worlds 2 of 6 (R)                              Husband and The Age of Innocence,                           See Friday at 10:30 pm.
      See Monday at 10 pm.                                   The Interviews looks at the etiquette
                                                             and social propriety of “high society”                 7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
 1:30 Creatures of the Cork Forest (R)                       in the early 20th century. The Interviews                   Elephants: Return to the Wild
      See Wednesday at 7 pm.                                 also explores the costume drama with                        Nasharuddin Bin Usman has an
                                                             the films A Man For All Seasons and                         unusual job: to move wild elephants,
 2:30 The Hunt for HMAS Sydney (R)                           Nicholas and Alexandra. 14+                                 like Amanda, back into their Malaysian
      See Saturday at 7 pm.                                                                                              rainforest habitat to protect them from
                                                       11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                            being shot or poisoned by angry locals.
 3:30 Time Team
      Nether Poppleton                                 12:00 Coast 6 of 8 (R)                                       8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES
      The Domesday Book refers to the village                See Tuesday at 7 pm.                                        Theme: Costume Drama
      of Nether Poppleton as the land of
      St Everilda. Did this Anglo-Saxon saint           1:00 Recreating Eden (R)                                    8:00 A Man for All Seasons (1966) (DV)
      have her nunnery here? Time Team                       See Saturday at 4:30 pm.                                    Sir Thomas More wasn’t swayed by King
      recruits 50 residents in Nether Poppleton                                                                          Henry VIII’s request to divorce his first
      to dig test pits in their own gardens,            1:30 Big Ideas (R)                                               wife Catherine of Aragorn (who didn’t
      while the team tackles the site around                 See Saturday at 5 pm.                                       produce a male heir) and marry Anne
      the church.                                                                                                        Boleyn. But Henry will stop at nothing
                                                        2:30 Meerkat Manor                                               to get what he wants, with tragic results
 4:30 Green Heroes (R)                                       Sister Act 3 of 13                                          for More. Starring Paul Scofield, Robert
      See Sunday October 2 at 2 am.                          The Whiskers have settled into their                        Shaw and Orson Welles. Directed by
                                                             new territory, but with the neighbours                      Fred Zinnemann. Nominated for eight
                                                             from hell living next door they can’t                       Academy Awards, winning six. PG
      F R I D AY O C T O B E R 2 1                           afford to get too comfortable.
                                                                                                                   10:00 The Interviews
 7:00 Honey Hunting in Nepal                            3:00 Meerkat Manor                                               Do costume dramas offer more than just
      Honey has as many different flavours and               The Death of Romance 4 of 13                                eye candy? Does how we dress still define
      varieties in colour as wine. Each is depend-           Carlos may have settled down but there’s                    our position in society? The Interviews
      ent on the flower and the season in which              a new Casanova in town: Houdini from                        explores these questions by examining
      the bee foraged for pollen. Can British                the Zappa has a way with the ladies,                        A Man for All Seasons and Nicholas and
      farmer and honey fanatic Jimmy Doherty                 but will he turn Flower’s head?                             Alexandra. Featuring discussions with
      overcome the dangers to harvest highly                                                                             costume designers Edith Head, Laurie
      prized Himalayan honey from nests on cliffs       3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                             Drew and Louis Sequeira and author
      100m high? If not, he may never get                                                                                Julianne Pidduck.
      another chance.                                   4:00 The Interviews (R)
                                                                                                                   10:20 Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                                                                       The tragic story of Russian Emperor
      In-depth analysis and intelligent debate             S AT U R D AY O C T O B E R 2 2                               Nicholas II and his family. When it’s
      on the issues that are changing our world                                                                          discovered his son has a blood disease,
      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,           4:00 Great Canadian Parks                                        his wife Alexandra begins to rely on the
      visit tvo.org/theagenda.                               La Mauricie National Park                                   mystical powers of Rasputin. Meanwhile,
                                                             On the site of an ancient inland sea,                       the family is losing political pull over
 9:00 Heartbeat                                              La Mauricie is now a series of beautiful                    Russia as the citizens begin an uprising
      Keep on Running                                        Laurentian lakes. This all-season recreational              spurred on by Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky.
      Nick goes to London for a job interview                park between Montreal and Quebec City                       Starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman
      that would mean leaving Aidensfield.                   is known for its fall colours and fishing.                  and Tom Baker. Directed by Franklin J.
      Meanwhile, young Alan and Sandra                                                                                   Schaffner. Winner of two Academy
      Maskell’s marriage is going through               4:30 Recreating Eden                                             Awards. PG
      a bad patch. 14+                                       The Art of Gardening
                                                             Though he’s the man behind the hair of                 1:25 The Interviews (R)
                                                             some of the biggest names in Hollywood,
                                                             legendary celebrity hairstylist Art Luna
                                                             considers himself first and foremost a
                                                             garden designer.


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                      OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
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1:45 An Ideal Husband (1999)                            9:00 Silk 5 of 6                                           10:00 Ancient Worlds
     Government minister Sir Robert Chiltern                 Martha prosecutes a teacher accused                         The Greek Thing 3 of 6
     (Jeremy Northam) is being blackmailed by                of assaulting a pupil, but believes he is                   Explore the power and the paradox of
     a woman who knows something about                       on too serious a charge and is not being                    “the Greek thing” – a blossoming in art,
     his past. Not wanting to tarnish his wife’s             properly defended by her colleague, Noah.                   philosophy and science that went hand-
     image of him and damage his reputation,                 Meanwhile, Nick takes on his first major                    in-bloody-hand with political discord, social
     he struggles to keep his secret with the                case, and Martha and Clive have their Silk                  injustice and endless war. Internal and
     help of his friend Lord Arthur Goring                   interviews. Will Martha be able to ensure                   external pressures fuelled this unique
     (Rupert Everett). Written and directed by               a fair trial for the teacher at the same                    political and social experiment, one that
     Oliver Parker and based on the play by                  time as succeeding in her interview? 14+                    would pioneer many of the political
     Oscar Wilde. Also starring Cate Blanchett,                                                                          systems that we still live with today, from
     Minnie Driver and Julianne Moore. PG              10:00 Accused                                                     oligarchy to tyranny, from totalitarianism
                                                             Kenny’s Story 5 of 6                                        to democracy.
3:25 Besieged (1998)                                         When Kenny’s daughter is attacked by a
     When a reclusive British composer living                man in the local park, he and his friends             11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
     in Rome tells his housekeeper that he loves             set off to track down the culprit. But
     her and will do anything for her, she asks              Kenny’s friends launch a brutal attack on             12:00 Silk 5 of 6 (R)
     him to free her husband, a political                    the man that they find and he is seriously                  See Sunday at 9 pm.
     prisoner in Africa. Starring David Thewlis,             injured. Now the three friends are in the
     Thandie Newton and Claudio Santamaria.                  dock, but Kenny has confessed and the                  1:00 Superstructures (R)
     Directed by Benardo Bertolucci. 14+                     others have not. So who will be convicted                   See Thursday at 7 pm.
                                                             on the evidence presented? 14+
                                                                                                                    2:00 Heartbeat (R)
    S U N D AY O C T O B E R 2 3                       11:00 Vinyl (R)                                                   See Friday at 9 pm.
                                                             See Wednesday at 9 pm.
4:00 Undersea Explorer                                                                                              3:00 Time Team
     Dolphins                                           1:00 I, Curmudgeon (R)                                           Preston, Lancashire
     Studies conducted in both captivity and                 See Thursday at 9 pm.                                       Time Team investigates the fatal World
     the wild explore the relationship between                                                                           War II crash of two American Douglas
     humans and dolphins.                               2:40 Visions of Space                                            A-26 Invader bomber planes into
                                                             Albert Speer: Size Matters 2 of 3                           Warton Marsh.
4:30 Undersea Explorer                                       Albert Speer, known as “Hitler’s
     Free Diving                                             Architect,” designed and built the
     Free divers go to great depths for                      Reich Chancellery in Berlin and the Party
     long periods of time without breathing                  Palace in Nuremburg. He also worked
     equipment. We meet the world free-                      closely with Hitler on plans for a new,
     diving champion.                                        improved city of Berlin.
5:00 Big Ideas (R)                                      4:00 The Interviews (R)
     See Saturday at 5 pm.                                   See Friday at 10:30 pm.
6:00 The Interviews (R)                                 4:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
     See Friday at 10:30 pm.                                 See Friday at 10 pm.
6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
     See Friday at 10 pm.                                   M O N D AY O C T O B E R 2 4

7:00 The Story of India                                 7:00 Time Team
     The Meeting of Two Oceans 5 of 6                        Winckenby                                                   Mengele’s Twin Mystery
     At the time of the Renaissance in Europe,               Time Team dig up a field in Lincolnshire
     India was the richest, most populous                    to uncover evidence of recycling by Romans            In a remote part of Brazil lies a tiny town
     civilization in the world. Michael Wood                 who worked there 2000 years ago.
     demolishes an old myth about the Taj Mahal                                                                    full of twins. Among the community of
     and offers a startling new theory about            8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                          80 families, there are 44 pairs of twins –
     its construction. He tells the tale of Akbar            In-depth analysis and intelligent debate              many blond and blue-eyed. Could these
     the Great, a Muslim king who tried to                   on the issues that are changing our world             twins be the legacy of the escaped Nazi
     achieve a Hindu-Muslim equilibrium based                at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
                                                                                                                   war criminal and SS physician, Josef
     on the brotherhood of mankind, with no                  visit tvo.org/theagenda.
     one religion holding the ultimate truth.                                                                      Mengele? Could he have succeeded in
                                                        9:00 Midsomer Murders                                      his lifelong goal to create a master race
8:00 Blown Apart: Windfarm Wars 3 of 4                       The Glitch 1 of 2                                     while on the run in South America? With
     Following the windfarm company’s victory                Computer scientist George Jeffers wants               exclusive access to the secret agents who
     at the Den Brook Public Inquiry, local                  to go public with news of a fatal flaw
     resident Mike Hulme challenges the decision             in his revolutionary software invention,              trailed Mengele across South America
     in the High Court. As the court date                    but investor Clinton Finn fears he will lose          and the scientists now uncovering the facts
     draws near, Mike meets with a family                    millions if the truth comes out. When a               behind the bizarre phenomenon, we
     who’ve moved out of their home, claiming                schoolteacher is killed in a hit-and-run,             leave no stone unturned in the hunt for
     they can’t sleep due to turbine noise.                  Barnaby suspects Jeffers was the
                                                                                                                   the truth. Tuesday October 25 at 9 pm.
                                                             intended target. 14+


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                      OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
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 4:00 Time Team                                         W E D N E S D AY O C T O B E R 2 6                        10:30 Mengele’s Twin Mystery (R) (DV)
      Drumlanrig, Dumfries                                                                                              See inset, page 10.
      Was there once a huge Roman fort a few           7:00 Cuckoo
      hundred metres from Drumlanrig Castle                 Unraveling the secret and scandalous                  11:25 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
      in Dumfries? If so, it was one of the most            world of the infamous cuckoo bird,
      northerly ever found and therefore of                 known to match its eggs so perfectly                  12:30 Ancient Worlds 3 of 6 (R)
      special importance to Scotland’s history.             to those of another bird species that they                  See Monday at 10 pm.
                                                            remain in the host’s nest undetected.
                                                                                                                   1:30 Cuckoo (R)
    T U E S D AY O C T O B E R 2 5                                                                                      See Wednesday at 7 pm.
                                                       8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                            In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
 7:00 Coast                                                                                                        2:30 Elephants: Return to the Wild (R)
                                                            on the issues that are changing our world
      The Outer Hebrides 7 of 8                                                                                         See Saturday at 7 pm.
                                                            at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      At the outermost edge of the British Isles
                                                            visit tvo.org/theagenda.
      we discover the struggle to survive in                                                                       3:20 Time Team
      this harsh but stunningly beautiful myriad                                                                        Wemyss, Fife
                                                       9:00 Lovable
      of islands. Crystal clear water and powder                                                                        Time Team visits caves near the ruins
                                                            Alan Zweig explores the search for love,
      white beaches conceal a history of human                                                                          of MacDuff’s castle that will soon be
                                                            relationships and belonging, and all the
      tragedy and joy. From hauntingly                                                                                  inaccessible due to rising sea levels.
                                                            things that get in the way of finding them.
      beautiful abandoned islands, to the
      truth behind the classic Ealing comedy                                                                       4:10 Time Team
                                                      11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
      Whisky Galore!, the team discover                                                                                 St. Osyth
      remarkable human stories.                                                                                         Time Team sets out to discover the real
                                                      12:00 Lovable (R)
                                                                                                                        origins of the village of St. Osyth.
 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                       1:45 Blown Apart: Windfarm Wars 3 of 4 (R)
      In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
                                                            See Sunday at 8 pm.
      on the issues that are changing our world                                                                         F R I D AY O C T O B E R 2 8
      at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
                                                       2:45 Midsomer Murders 1 of 2 (R)
      visit tvo.org/theagenda.                                                                                     7:00 Superfish
                                                            See Monday at 9 pm.
                                                                                                                        They slice through the water's surface
 9:00 Mengele’s Twin Mystery (DV)                                                                                       with explosive power, the biggest, fastest,
                                                       3:30 Time Team
      See inset, page 10.                                                                                               most dangerous game fish in the sea:
                                                            Standish, Gloucestershire
                                                                                                                        marlin, swordfish, spearfish and sailfish.
                                                            Roman coins and Iron Age tools indicate
10:00 Honey Hunting in Nepal (R)                                                                                        For generations, men have lusted after
                                                            a prosperous Roman household from the
      See Friday at 7 pm.                                                                                               these great swashbucklers – as trophies.
                                                            2nd to the 4th century occupied the site
                                                                                                                        Now marine biologist Rick Rosenthal sets
                                                            of an early British farming settlement
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                                                                                  out to film these sword-wielding giants
                                                            some 400 – 600 years earlier.
                                                                                                                        face to face in the deep blue waters
12:00 Time Team (R)                                                                                                     of their world. Narrated by David
                                                       4:30 Green Heroes
      See Monday at 7 pm.                                                                                               Attenborough.
                                                            In My Backyard (R)
                                                            Musicians Sarah Harmer and Gord
 1:00 Accused 5 of 6 (R)                                                                                           8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
                                                            Downie are using the arts to protect their
      See Sunday at 10 pm.                                                                                              In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
                                                            Ontario communities from pollution.
                                                                                                                        on the issues that are changing our world
 2:00 The Story of India 5 of 6 (R)                                                                                     at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      See Sunday at 7 pm.                                T H U R S D AY O C T O B E R 2 7                               visit tvo.org/theagenda.

 3:00 Time Team                                        7:00 Superstructures                                        9:00 Heartbeat
      Northborough                                          Building for Tomorrow                                       Outsiders
      Huge concentric circular cropmarks                    For Germany’s world’s fair in 2000,                         A love affair between a gypsy and
      mark some intriguing remains in a field               Japan created a pavilion using recycled                     the vicar’s daughter causes trouble in
      near Peterborough. Archaeologists                     paper tubes. Could paper be the building                    Aidensfield. 14+
      believe the two circles could be as                   material of the future?
      much as 6,000 years old.                                                                                    10:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation
                                                       8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                David Brooks
 4:00 Time Team                                             In-depth analysis and intelligent debate                    The New York Times columnist and
      Henry V’s Flagship                                    on the issues that are changing our world                   author of The Social Animal reveals
      Under the murky, fast-flowing waters                  at home and abroad. For nightly topics,                     new insights into human nature from
      of the River Hamble lies the skeleton                 visit tvo.org/theagenda.                                    the cognitive sciences.
      of a great medieval warship. Experts
      believe it to be the Grace Dieu, Henry V’s       9:00 A Hard Name                                           10:30 The Interviews
      flagship, and the biggest ship of its day.            Ex-convicts who come across as the most                     Reformed/Insomniacs
      Donning dive suits and masks, Tony                    gentle souls you could ever meet – apart                    Author Michele Ulriksen (Reform at
      and Phil get to work. Onshore, Francis                from the stabbings and armed robberies –                    Victory) shares some hard truths about
      and Stewart lead the hunt for the                     talk about their lives in prison and their                  her time spent at a reform school and
      local boatyard.                                       struggles to adapt to life on the outside.                  her journey to self-acceptance. And
                                                            To survive in prison they hardened their                    The Interviews looks at the relationship
                                                            spirit in order to get by; it’s tougher on                  between guilt and insomnia. 14+
                                                            the outside, where the rules are different.


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                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
                       Times listed are eastern time. TVO airs on cable channel 2 in most areas; Rogers HD ch. 580;
                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
                       ming valid as of September 25, 2011 and subject to change. Please check tvo.org for late
                       changes to our schedule.


11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                   8:00 Repulsion (1965)                                       4:30 Undersea Explorer
                                                              Directed by Roman Polanski, the psycho-                     The Graveyard Coast
12:00 Coast 7 of 8 (R)                                        logical thriller follows Carol, a shy and                   Why has Canada’s Pacific coast been
      See Tuesday at 7 pm.                                    awkward woman who lives with her                            the scene of more than 1200 shipwrecks
                                                              sister in London. After her sister goes on                  in 200 years? Members of the Underwater
 1:00 Recreating Eden (R)                                     holiday with her married boyfriend,                         Archaeological Society of BC help to
      See Saturday at 4:30 pm.                                hallucinations begin to take over Carol’s                   locate, log, and preserve as many as
                                                              life and her actions become more bizarre                    they can.
 1:30 Big Ideas (R)                                           and tragic. Starring Catherine Deneuve,
      See Saturday at 5 pm.                                   Ian Hendry and John Fraser. 14+                        5:00 Big Ideas (R)
                                                                                                                          See Saturday at 5 pm.
 2:30 Meerkat Manor                                      9:50 The Interviews
      The Tale of Ren and Stumpy 5 of 13                      For decades film directors have been                   6:00 The Interviews (R)
      Rocket Dog is left in charge of the group               trying to legitimize the horror genre.                      See Friday at 10:30 pm
      after Flower’s mysterious disappearance.                Let the Right One In and Repulsion are
                                                              excellent examples of horror films that                6:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)
 3:00 Meerkat Manor                                           rise above their genre. But are these                       See Friday at 10 pm.
      Sibling Rivalry 6 of 13                                 the exceptions? Does horror have its
      The Zappa gang wake to find their                       place in the canons of great cinema?                   7:00 The Story of India
      dominant female Lola is missing.                        The Interviews features discussions with                    Freedom 6 of 6
                                                              experts in the horror genre.                                Michael Woods tells how a foreign multi-
 3:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                                                                                     national almost by accident took power
                                                        10:15 Let the Right One In (2008)                                 in the subcontinent, how after the shock
 4:00 The Interviews (R)                                      After a mysterious young girl moves                         of the 1857 "mutiny," the British state
                                                              in next door to 12-year-old Oskar, people                   turned this supremacy into the Raj and
                                                              in town begin dying in gruesome ways.                       how the Freedom Movement delivered
   S AT U R D AY O C T O B E R 2 9                            When Oskar strikes up an innocent                           independence to India in 1947, albeit
                                                              friendship with the girl, it’s not long                     a divided India. But do the ideas of
 4:00 Great Canadian Parks                                    before he finds out that she is a vampire                   the Buddha, Ashoka, Akbar, Gandhi
      Kootenay National Park                                  and the one responsible for the murders.                    and the rest still have lessons for India
      Kootenay in the Columbia Valley between                 But despite knowing this, he continues                      and the world today?
      Banff and Yoho is part of North America’s               his unusual friendship with her. Directed
      longest continuous series of wetlands and               by Tomas Alfredson, the Swedish
      provides habitat for over 250 bird species.             horror film was written by John
                                                              Ajvide Lindqvist. 14+
 4:30 Recreating Eden
      Tending to my Soul                                12:10 The Interviews (R)
      Trish’s life hasn’t always been easy,
      with three failed marriages and two               12:35 Insomnia (2002) (DV)
      children lost in infancy. The artist and                In Nightmute, Alaska, a 17-year-old girl
      author’s life took a turn when she                      is found murdered. Sent to investigate,
      rediscovered happiness in the form                      L.A. cop Will Dormer has a major case of
      of a garden paradise in the Blue                        insomnia caused by the incessant midnight
      Mountains of Australia.                                 sun and a secret he is carrying. Starring
                                                              Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hilary
 5:00 Big Ideas                                               Swank. Directed by Christopher Nolan. 14+
      Noam Chomsky on
      The State-Corporate Complex                        2:35 The Machinist (Spain, 2003)
      Academic, author and political activist                                                                             NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
                                                              After a year of suffering from severe
      Noam Chomsky on The State-Corporate                     insomnia, Trevor Reznik, a quiet and
                                                                                                                           Lincoln’s Secret Killer
      Complex: A Threat to Freedom                            reserved machinist, is involved in an
      and Survival.                                           accident at the workplace that leaves a               National Geographic is on the brink of
                                                              co-worker seriously injured. What follows             solving a genetic mystery – was Abraham
 6:00 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                         is a dark descent into paranoia. Starring
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                                                                          Lincoln dying of cancer when he was killed?
                                                              Christian Bale and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
                                                              Directed by Brad Anderson. 18+                        We know how Lincoln died in 1865 –
 6:30 The Interviews (R)                                                                                            shot point-blank by deranged actor John
      See Friday at 10:30 pm.                            4:30 The Interviews (R)                                    Wilkes Booth. But even before death,
                                                              See Friday at 10:30 pm.                               something seemed very wrong with the
 7:00 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
      Lincoln’s Secret Killer                                                                                       President. The final year of Lincoln’s life
      See inset.                                              S U N D AY O C T O B E R 3 0                          had seemed to age him a decade and
                                                                                                                    he’d lost an alarming amount of weight.
 8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES                       4:00 Undersea Explorer
      Theme: Art House Horror                                 The Caves of Akumal                                   His strange body shape, unusual height
                                                              Divers train for exhausting and dangerous             and long limbs have led to speculation
                                                              work in the extensive system of caves at              that he harboured some hidden medical
                                                              Akumal, Mexico.                                       problem. Saturday October 29 at 7 pm.


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                       OCTOBER 1 TO 31 2011
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                       Rogers on Demand ch. 100; Bell TV ch. 265; Bell HD ch. 1265; Shaw Direct ch. 353. Program-
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 8:00 Blown Apart: Windfarm Wars 4 of 4                      M O N D AY O C T O B E R 3 1
      Following their court victory, Rachel’s
      company decides to heed the judge’s                7:00 Time Team
      words and hand over the noise data                      Harold’s Field
      that Mike Hulme says they promised him.                 Time Team search for a hunting lodge
      Rachel drives to Devon to do this, but a                built by King Harold in a field named
      shock is in store: another public inquiry               for him in South Wales. Legend has it
      is called. As the six-year windfarm battle              he built the lodge the year before he
      draws to a close, all parties are still                 lost the Battle of Hastings. But it soon
      locked in argument.                                     becomes clear that this site wasn’t
                                                              confined to Harold and the Saxon period.
 9:00 Silk 6 of 6
      Martha takes on the biggest case of                8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin
      her life, defending Mark Draper, a repeat               In-depth analysis and intelligent debate
      offender on a murder charge at the Old                  on the issues that are changing our world
      Bailey courthouse. However, when the                    at home and abroad. For nightly topics,
      case starts to fall apart, Martha must try              visit tvo.org/theagenda.
      to remain focused on the trial as personal
      pressures escalate. Meanwhile, it is               9:00 Midsomer Murders
      decision time for the pupils, and the fate              The Glitch 2 of 2
      of chambers hangs in the balance. 14+                   Finn tries to denounce George’s glitch
                                                              at a press conference and Barnaby must
10:00 Accused                                                 use car paint samples to stop any further
      Alison’s Story 6 of 6                                   murders at a charity cycling event. 14+
      When father of two David loses his job,
      he stays home to look after the children          10:00 Ancient Worlds
      while his wife Alison is at work. But their             Return of the King 4 of 6
      marriage is under strain and Alison starts              Trace the battle-scarred career
      spending more and more time with her                    of Alexander the Great, from Greece
      coworker, Ben. David’s doubts give way                  through Turkey, Syria and Lebanon,
      to bitterness and one night when Alison                 to Egypt and ultimately to Pakistan,
      returns home after going for a drink with               where we find fascinating traces of a
      Ben, David commits a heinous crime                      city where Greek west and Buddhist
      against his wife. So why is Alison the one              east were united in an intriguing new
      sitting in the dock facing charges? 14+                 way. But it would be Alexander’s
                                                              successors, the Hellenistic Kings, who
11:00 Lovable (R)                                             had to make sense of the legacy of
      See Wednesday at 9 pm.                                  this charismatic adventurer.

12:45 A Hard Name (R)                                   11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)
      See Thursday at 9 pm.
                                                        12:00 Silk 6 of 6 (R)
 2:30 Visions of Space                                        See Sunday at 9 pm.
      Mies van der Rohe: Less Is More 3 of 3
      Mies van der Rohe built his masterpieces,          1:00 Superstructures (R)
      like New York’s Seagram Building, in the                See Thursday at 7 pm.
      1950s, yet they still look futuristic today.
      Robert Hughes asks how an architect                2:00 Heartbeat (R)
      who began his career building kitschy,                  See Friday at 9 pm.
      Hansel-and-Gretel-style houses trans-
      formed himself into the master of                  3:00 Question Period
      international modernism – the architect                 Aired when the Ontario Legislature
      of light and space.                                     is in session.

 3:30 Undersea Explorer                                  4:10 Time Team
      The Caves of Akumal       (R)                           Pickett Farm
                                                              Roman coins, jewellery and structural
 4:00 The Interviews (R)                                      debris have been surfacing over 30 years
      See Friday at 10:30 pm.                                 at the Legg family’s farm. Excavation
                                                              shows that the site has been in constant
 4:30 Allan Gregg in Conversation (R)                         use for up to five thousand years. As the
      See Friday at 10 pm.                                    site is in the centre of an area cut by
                                                              rivers, it would have been ideal for
                                                              spiritual purposes through Roman times.




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                                  October 2011 Program Schedule
                                  All programming subject to change.                                                                                                            KIDS                 ADULTS
EASTERN
  TIME          MONDAY                       TUESDAY                  WEDNESDAY                     THURSDAY                        FRIDAY                       SATURDAY                       SUNDAY
          Miss Spider /                                                                                                                                       Noddy / Elliot Moose /     Noddy / Elliot Moose /
 6:00     GBB Book Club                  Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends / Jungle Room / I’m a Dinosaur                                                     Corduroy                   Numberjacks
                                                                                                                                                              Peep / The Woods /         Wibbly Pig /
 6:30 Timothy Goes to School / Ocean Room / The Woods                                                                                                         I Dare You                 Mighty Machines
                                                                                                                                                              Wibbly / Hippothesis /     Little Bear / Nelly &
 7:00 WordWorld / Everything’s Rosie / Making Stuff                                                                                                           Doggy Day School           Caesar / Poppetstown
                                                                                                                                                              Everything’s Rosie / Rob   Mr. Moon / Little
 7:30 Dinosaur Train / Tinga Tinga Tales                                                                                                                      Robot / Mighty Machines    Princess / The Bodies
                                                                                                                                                              Guess How Much /           Guess How Much / Rosie /
 8:00 Arthur / Small Potatoes                                                                                                                                 Poppetstown / Pop It!      Royals / Making Stuff
                                                                                                                                                                                         Arthur / Come On
 8:30 Rob The Robot / Doggy Day School / I’m a Dinosaur                                                                                                       Arthur / Get Silly Video   Let’s Go Video
                                                                                                                                                              Dino Dan /
 9:00 WordWorld / Monkey See, Monkey Do / Mighty Machines                                                                                                     Super Citizens             Hi-5 / Pop It!
          Wibbly Pig / Fun with                                                                                                                               Penelope K / Dive Olly
 9:30     Claude / GBB Book Club         Wibbly Pig / Fun with Claude / Peppa Pig                                                                             Dive / Making Stuff        Jack / Small Potatoes
                                                                                                                                                                                         Dive, Olly, / Tati’s Hotel /
10:00 Mr. Moon / Little Princess / I’m a Dinosaur                                                                                                             Jack / Small Potatoes      EnviroGirl / Reading
                                                                                                                                                              Martha Speaks /            Wild Kratts
10:30 Sid the Science Kid                                                                                                                                     Tinga Tinga Tales
                                                                                                                                                              Alfred Hedgehog /          Alfred Hedgehog /
11:00 Rob The Robot / Peep and the Big Wide World / Hippothesis                                                                                               Zooville                   Zooville
                                                                                                                                                              George Shrinks /           Dino Dan / Making Stuff /
11:30 Doggy Day School / Nelly & Caesar / Little Bear                                                                                                         Math City                  Pillars of Freedom
                                                                                                                                                                                         Miss BG / The League
12:00 Wibbly Pig / Monkey See, Monkey Do                                                                                                                      Think Big / Making Stuff   of Super Citizens
                                                                                                                                                              Arthur /                   Prime Radicals / WOW
12:30 Dinosaur Train                                                                                                                                          Reading Rangers            Tumbletown Tales
                                                                                                                                                                                         The Electric Company /
 1:00 Poppetstown / Mighty Machines                                                                                                                           Miss BG / Tumbletown       Mark’s Moments

 1:30 Timothy Goes to School / Jungle Room                                                                                                                    Lassie / Mark’s Moments    Arthur
                                                                                                                                                              Tati’s Hotel /
 2:00 Zoboomafoo / Polkaroo’s Awesome ABC’s / Numbers / Marigold’s Math                                                                                       Small Potatoes             Sunday Family Movie
                                                                                                                                                              Taste Buds /
 2:30 Everything’s Rosie / Sagwa / Making Stuff                                                                                                               Reading Rangers
                                                                                                                                                              Wild Kratts /
 3:00 Nelly & Caesar / Peep and the Big Wide World / Thomas and Friends / Small Potatoes                                                                      Jackie’s School of Dance   Grandpa in My Pocket
          Poppetstown / Charlie and Lola                                                                                                                                                 Taste Buds /
 3:30     Tumbletown Reads             Big Escape                   Tumbletown Reads             Big Escape                   Jackie’s School of Dance
                                                                                                                                                              Prime Radicals / WOW       Tumbletown
          Arthur / I’m a Dinosaur /    Arthur / I’m a Dinosaur /                                 Arthur / I’m a Dinosaur /
 4:00     Space Trek                   My Canada                    Arthur / I’m a Dinosaur      My Canada                    Arthur / I’m a Dinosaur         Great Canadian Parks /     Undersea Explorer
                                                                                                                                                              Recreating Eden
 4:30 Dinosaur Train
                                         Alfred Hedgehog /          Alfred Hedgehog /            Alfred Hedgehog /            Tati’s Hotel / Large Family /
 5:00 Tati’s Hotel / Large Family /
      Making Stuff                       Zooville / Tinga Tinga     Pop It! / Tinga Tinga        Zooville / Tinga Tinga       Making Stuff / Moments          Big Ideas                  Big Ideas (R)
          Jack / Jungle Book /                                      Jack /                                                    Jack / Jungle Book /
 5:30     Pillars of Freedom             Jack / Martha Speaks       Pillars of Freedom           Jack / Martha Speaks         Pillars of Freedom
                                                                                                                              Jungle Book /                   Allan Gregg
 6:00 Wild Kratts                                                                                                             Making Stuff                                               The Interviews
          Think Big / One Minute                                                                                              Word Girl / One Minute                                     Allan Gregg in
 6:30     in a Museum                    Dino Dan / WOW                                                                       in a Museum                     The Interviews (R)         Conversation

 7:00 Time Team                          Coast                      Life in Cold Blood /         Superstructures /            Charlie Bird Explores           National Geographic        The Story of India
                                                                    Victoria Falls / Creatures   Dam Busters                  the Ganges /
                                                                    of the Cork Forest /                                      Honey Hunting
 7:30                                                               Cuckoo                                                    in Nepal / Superfish

 8:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                                               Election Night               The Agenda with                 Saturday Night             A Mother Like Alex /
                                                                                                 Coverage                     Steve Paikin                    at the Movies 1            Blown Apart
 8:30
 9:00 Midsomer Murders                   Story of Science /         Raw Opium / Vinyl /          Mother of Rock /             Heartbeat                                                  Silk
                                         Hayley / Science of        Lovable                      I, Curmudgeon /
                                         Gender / Mengele’s                                      A Hard Name
 9:30                                    Twin Mystery
                                                                                                 Story of Science /           Allan Gregg in
10:00 Victorian Pharmacy /               Joanna Lumley (R) /        Martin Clunes:                                            Conversation                    The Interviews             Accused
          Ancient Worlds                 Charlie Bird (R) /         A Man and His Dogs           Hayley / Science of
                                                                                                 Gender (R) / Mengele’s
10:30                                    Honey Hunting (R)                                       Twin Mystery (R)             The Interviews                  Saturday Night
                                                                                                                                                              at the Movies 2
11:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin                                                                                                                                                       Women Behind the
                                                                                                                                                                                         Badge / Raw Opium (R) /
11:30                                                                                                                                                                                    Vinyl (R) / Lovable (R)

12:00 Silk (R)                           Time Team (R)              Raw Opium (R) /              Victorian Pharmacy (R) /     Coast (R)                                                  Estella / Dreams with
                                                                    Vinyl (R) /                  Ancient Worlds (R)                                                                      Sharp Teeth / Mother of
12:30                                                               Lovable (R)                                                                               The Interviews (R)         Rock (R) / Hard Name (R)

                                                                                                 Life in Cold Blood (R) /
 1:00     Superstructures (R) /          Accused (R)                A Mother Like Alex (R) /     Victoria Falls (R)           Recreating Eden                 Saturday Night             The Romantics /
          Dam Busters (R)                                           Blown Apart (R)                                                                           at the Movies 3            Visions of Space /
 1:30                                                                                            Cuckoo (R)                   Big Ideas (R)                                              I, Curmudgeon (R)

 2:00 Heartbeat (R)                      The Story of India (R)     Midsomer Murders (R)         Solomon’s Mines (R) /                                                                   Green Heroes /
                                                                                                 The Fawn Identity (R) /                                                                 Boris Ryzhy /
                                                                                                 Hunt for HMAS                Lemur Street /                                             Undersea Explorer
 2:30                                                                                            Sydney (R) / Elephants (R)   Meerkat Manor
                                                                                                                              Lemur Street /
 3:00 Time Team                                                                                                               Meerkat Manor                   Saturday Night             Undersea Explorer (R)
                                                                                                                                                              at the Movies 4
                                                                                                                              Allan Gregg in
 3:30                                                                                                                         Conversation (R)                                           Green Heroes (R)

 4:00 Time Team                                                                                                               The Interviews (R)                                         Allan Gregg in
                                                                                                                                                                                         Conversation /
 4:30                                                                                                                         Green Heroes                    The Interviews (R)         The Interviews (R)

                                                                                                                                                                                         The Agenda
 5:00 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (R)                                                                                        Big Ideas (R)                   Big Ideas (R)              with Steve Paikin (R)

				
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