WLRN TV Schedule
This Old House
“Charlestown Project 2014: Wood and Water”
The progress on the now-approved dormer is spotlighted. Elsewhere, Insulation and wallboard are put into place; and a reclaimed brick veneer is installed on the kitchen bump out. Also: the world's last wooden whaling ship is observed.
“Hansel & Gretel's Playdate with Big Bird”
Hansel and Gretel are afraid they'll forget how to return to the subway station when the visit Big Bird, so they leave a trail of cookie crumbs.
“Martha to the Rescue; Martha Camps Out”
Martha tries to be a hero, and she learns a lesson about true courage; Martha and Helen plan a camping trip, then hear a tale of a mythical monster that lives in the woods.
“Fountain Abbey; Arthur Calls It”
Muffy's ancestor's diary holds an interesting tale; Arthur has second thoughts about calling Buster out during a baseball game.
“Backyard Camping; Castle! Dungeon! Fortress! So?”
The Energy Monster scares Becky, Violet and TJ when they go camping in the Botsford backyard; and the Whammer and Invisi-Bill form an alliance when everyone, superheroes and villains alike, enjoy a day at the beach.
“Chameleons on Target”
A mysterious lemur steals Aviva's special ring chip, which she needs to power her "inventuring."
Sid the Science Kid
“My Mushy Banana”
Sid investigates when his prized yellow banana turns brown and mushy.
“Monkey Size Me; Metal Detective”
George tries to throw the Man With the Yellow Hat a surprise party, but nothing goes as planned because of George's small size. As a result, he fantasizes about what life would be like if everything was monkey-sized.
Rick Steves' Europe
“Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna”
Italy's Veneto region is visited. Stops include Padua, which is known for its university, Giotto frescoes and Basilica; Verona, which features Roman ruins; and Ravenna, which was once the western bastion of the Byzantine Empire.
Dream of Italy
A tour of Rome features food markets; shows how cacio e pepe and gelato are made; and visits an historic ball. Also: artisan Nadia Ridolfini, who makes mosaics; and street artist Alice Pasquini, whose work offers a modern contrast to ancient frescoes.
“Invasion of the Killer Whales”
A look at one consequence of the Arctic ice melt: more killer whales during the summer. The increase may negatively impact the polar bear, as the orca hunts the same prey, including seals, narwhal, belugas and bowhead whales.
Earth: A New Wild
Life on the world's grasslands, including elephants in South Africa; rutting saiga antelope in Russia; and Norway's reindeer population.
“Return of the Unicorn”
The Arabian oryx, a desert antelope, is examined.
London police track a serial killer who dispatches his victims in Jack the Ripperesque ways.
Brianna Barnes tours the Netherlands. She learns about Dutch resistance to Spanish rule; observes modern art in the Hague; surfs the North Sea; earns a witch's certificate in the medieval town of Oudewater; and learns about the history of the tulip.