WLRN TV Schedule

Monday, July 06
1:30 PM
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.
2:00 PM
Sesame Street
“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.
3:00 PM
Martha Speaks
“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.
3:30 PM
“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.
4:00 PM
“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.
4:30 PM
Wild Kratts
“Chameleons on Target”
A mysterious lemur steals Aviva's special ring chip, which she needs to power her "inventuring."
5:00 PM
Sid the Science Kid
“My Mushy Banana”
Sid investigates when his prized yellow banana turns brown and mushy.
5:30 PM
Curious George
“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.
6:00 PM
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.
6:30 PM
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.
7:00 PM
“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.
8:00 PM
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.
9:00 PM
“Return of the Unicorn”
The Arabian oryx, a desert antelope, is examined.
10:00 PM
London police track a serial killer who dispatches his victims in Jack the Ripperesque ways.
11:00 PM
Globe Trekker
“The Netherlands”
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.