CBC Program Guide

Saturday September 23, 2017EDT

Documentary

TimeProgram
12:00 AM
No Limits: The Thalidomide Scandal
Director John Zaritsky revisits the true story of the drug Thalidomide and its debilitating effects on babies.
1:30 AM
Hotel Cambodia
Canadian adventurer and filmmaker Mitch St. Pierre opens a hotel in Cambodia.
2:00 AM
The Wrecking Crew
The story of the unsung musicians who provided the backbeat & melody that drove many number-one hits in the 1960s.
4:00 AM
Sweet Daddy Siki
The story of the professional wrestling icon and successful country music singer.
5:30 AM
Reinventing the Reel
How gay and lesbian characters are portrayed in the movies.
6:00 AM
Where Once They Mattered (HD)
A group of Newfoundland Ponies is rescued from the west coast and brought home.
7:00 AM
underEXPOSED - 2-07 Over My Head
One of the best ways to learn as a photographer is to see your photo through the eyes of a photo editor. Gallup sets Mason up with the opportunity to work with Peter Moynes, Photo Editor from Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine, on a photo shoot at Selkirk Wilderness Skiing. Gracey gets in way over her heard.
7:30 AM
Mean Machines - 2-03 The Transatlantic Challenge: Quad Bikes
A wild ride on a vast array of the biggest, the fastest and most impressive vehicles anywhere.
8:00 AM
The Nature of Things - (HD) (DV) - Billion Dollar Caribou
Through its beautiful and elusive Canadian icon - the woodland caribou - and their passionate advocates, Billion Dollar Caribou will reveal that even in the 21st century the conservation of natural spaces and the species that live there is much contested territory; mired in controversy, drama and debate.
9:00 AM
Where Once They Mattered (HD)
A group of Newfoundland Ponies is rescued from the west coast and brought home.
10:00 AM
Bighorns at the Junction
California Bighorn herds decline in the Junction Sheep Range Provincial Park and Churn Creek region of British Columbia.
11:30 AM
Ensnared/A Century of Horses
Ensnared/A Century of Horses
12:00 PM
Where the Wild Men Are (with Ben Fogle) - UK: 1-05 - Tommy: Fair Isle
American Tommy Hyndman runs a B&B on the remote Scottish Island of Fair Isle.
1:00 PM
Where Once They Mattered (HD)
A group of Newfoundland Ponies is rescued from the west coast and brought home.
2:00 PM
Captain Cook - Obsession and Discovery - 1-02 Taking Command
The real story of the life and times of Captain James Cook, who discovered Australia & New Zealand.
3:00 PM
The Nature of Things - (HD) (DV) - Billion Dollar Caribou
Through its beautiful and elusive Canadian icon - the woodland caribou - and their passionate advocates, Billion Dollar Caribou will reveal that even in the 21st century the conservation of natural spaces and the species that live there is much contested territory; mired in controversy, drama and debate.
4:00 PM
Joanna Lumley's Japan - 1-02
Joanna flies over Tokyo in a helicopter and travels to Kyoto at the peak of cherry blossom season.
5:00 PM
Jago: A Life Underwater
The story of an 80 year-old hunter who hobbles around on land but who dives like a fish on a single breath.
6:00 PM
the fifth estate (HD) - Series 40 - Eps 18 - The Boy Who Should Have Lived
Chazz Petrella had an idyllic childhood until he was diagnosed with mental illness -- but despite care from nine different agencies, he committed suicide at age 12. Why did a boy who seemed to have access to the best of Ontario's child and youth services die?
7:00 PM
Nowhere to Hide - 2-04 Family Funk
Dramatic case stories from a NYC private investigator.
8:00 PM
Royals & Animals
The extraordinary relationship between the Windsors and their animals.
9:00 PM
Intervention Canada - 3-17 Austin
Austin had everything he could have wanted growing up: the love and support of a close-knit family and an invitation to go to a school for gifted teens. But not wanting to be separated from his pals, Austin turned the offer down in favour of the local high school, a decision that led to a life of partying, and ultimately to heroin and fentanyl addiction. Now his family can only watch in horror as Austin wastes his considerable gifts.
10:00 PM
Ninth Floor
Over four decades after the Sir George Williams Riot, Ninth Floor reopens the file in Canadian race relations.

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