Scoop: NBC 'The More You Know' Schedule, 12/24-1/3

Scoop: NBC 'The More You Know' Schedule, 12/24-1/3 "THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"OFF AND RACING (HOC306)"

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12/29/2018 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Stock car driver Bubba Wallace burst onto the professional racing scene in 2011 with his Dover International Speedway victory, and never slowed down from there. Moving up in the ranks, from the truck level to the Nascar series, Bubba has continued to have success while continuing to pave the road for other African American drivers. Then, we look at the RISE of South Korean golf over the last two decades. The popularity in the sport started in the late 80's, but it was Se-Ri Pak's two Major victories in 1998 at the LGPA Championship and the US Woman's Open during her phenomenal 1998 rookie season that made the world notice that South Korean golf is here, and it's not going anywhere. Then, we meet MMA fighters Frank Shamrock and Tito Ortiz, along with boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, and join them in a round of golf. How do they think a mentally taxing sport like golf relates to their physically demanding sports of MMA and Boxing? Plus, go to the Ivy League of horse racing in Lexington, Kentucky. The Lexington horse school is the most prestigious in America and is where they train the next winners of the Preakness, The Belmont Stakes, and the coveted Kentucky Derby.

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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

" WOWED BY MAUI (VJG305)"

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12/29/2018 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Maui

Josh's ship sails to Maui, Hawaii where he spends the day on the island immersing himself in Hawaiian culture. After a ukulele lesson, he learns to prepare a traditional Hawaiian luau dish. Then, he finds his balance mastering stand-up paddle boarding in beautiful Honolau Bay and tours a pineapple plantation to learn about Hawaii's iconic fruit.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"A WEASELLY ILLNESS (VSP110)"

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12/29/2018 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : After Arnold the mastiff's happy tail wagging leads to numerous tail injuries, Dr. Devon Boyd and his owner determine it's best to amputate a portion of the tail. Then, a Pomeranian named Rosie comes to Dr. Sharon French for a long overdue teeth cleaning, but is her heart strong enough to endure the anesthesia required for the procedure? Dr. Regan Williams is consulted to determine if Rosie is a good candidate for surgery. Later, an older ferret named Jet has contracted influenza and is brought to Dr. Barbara Bryer for help. She finds that a nebulizer treatment may be just what he needs to recover.

"CONSUMER 101"

"FIRST CLASS (CNR105)"

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12/29/2018 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Host Jack Rico heads to the Consumer Reports auto test track to get behind the wheel with a top car tester at his side to learn how to drive like a pro. The he meets the test teams who subject door locks to all sorts of abuse to see how strong they are and whether they truly protect your home from would-be burglars. And if traveling coach leaves you feeling sore, sleepless and frustrated, don't miss these tips to transform your economy experience into a journey fit for royalty.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"COMPASSION FLOWER POWER (NDS305)"

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12/29/2018 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo digs into a garden project that sows seeds of kindness and compassion; flips eggs for flaxseed in crispy, sweet banana-coconut pancakes; gets crafty to brighten up the look of plain lampshades; and upcycles cereal boxes into handy home organizers.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"HEART OF THE MATTER (VSP109)"

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12/29/2018 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : When little Chihuahua Reilly falls and breaks a leg, Dr. Devon Boyd determines that the only way to put him together again is with surgery. Can Dr. Boyd install such a tiny plate in Reilly's wrist or are his bones too small to maneuver? Then, after a brave cat named Jerry survives a house fire, his gums suffer from the smoke inhalation. His owner hopes that his teeth can be saved, but Dr. Sharon French finds that Jerry's gum problems are more than meets the eye. Later, Cyril the cat is brought to Dr. Regan Williams to treat his high blood pressure. Since Cyril has a head tilt and has experienced brain bleeding, Dr. Williams consults Dr. Susan Cochrane to help solve the issue.

"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"RHYTHMS OF ARUBA (VJG306)"

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01/05/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Aruba

Josh sails to Aruba where he is excited to explore the island and its interesting culture and history. He gets a music lesson and learns about the steel pan, a unique instrument, responsible for the distinctive Caribbean sound. Then, he discovers how popular hot sauce is on the island, visits a farm where a special pepper is grown, and has the opportunity to create his own version of this tasty condiment. Then, Josh visits Aruba's beautiful and diverse national park, where he tours a unique park site with a park ranger and learns about the island's ancient people who created drawings on the walls of caves. Finally, Josh visits an aloe farm to learn how this plant is grown and harvested, which decades earlier, became so important to Aruba's identity and economy, that it became depicted on the country's coat of arms.

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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"VIETNAM (EDD101)"

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01/05/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : Host Dylan Dreyer takes us on an excursion to the lush tropical landscape of Vietnam. We will travel into the lowlands to find yellow-cheeked gibbons. These monkeys are famous for the loud, odd-sounding melodies they use to mark their territories. She also meets one of the rarest species of primates once thought to be extinct, the Hatinh langur. We will learn about their strange social structure, eating habits and how they have made an unlikely home in the limestone caves in the cliffs of Halong Bay. Finally, Dylan travels to THE SON Tra primary forest, home to the red-shanked douc.

"CONSUMER 101"

"HIGH NOON (CNR106)"

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01/05/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : It's high noon in the test lab as host Jack Rico faces off with a Consumer Reports expert in a power drill challenge. And, many people love to grill but cleaning it afterwards can be a chore so Jack brushes up on his grill cleaning techniques. Then, 4K, HDR, LED: modern TVs seem to have a language all of their own so we set out to decode television terminology.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"HANDSOME CYCLE SAFETY (NDS306)"

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01/05/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo pedals through cycling safety with a Minneapolis bicycle builder; crisps up the ancient grain sorghum for a modern twist on egg breakfast; goes "on the clock" for a timely DIY project; and offers a cool tip for ironing away a waxy mishap.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"ALL IN THE FAMILY (VSP111)"

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01/05/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : When Dr. Boyd's own pup needs surgery to repair his knee, she's naturally the best suited to the task. Or is she? Then, Dr. Bryer tries to help poor Trigger the cat who is in need of serious relief. Later, when an aging kitty finds herself unable to walk, Dr. Bryer and Dr. James team up to get her back on her paws.

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"HEALTHY COMPETITION (HOC307)"

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01/05/2019 (12:30PM - 01:00PM) (Saturday) : Today, we jump inside the miraculous story of Gary Smith. Gary was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease just a year after his father had passed away from the same illness. Gary, a sports fanatic, turned to exercise to help counteract the disease. He tried everything from basketball to intense stretching, and nothing seemed to work. Until one bucket-list round at St. Andrews gave him the perfect dose of golf to fight his disease. Then, we head to the ice to get up close and personal with one of the most heated rivalries in the world - US versus Canada woman's hockey. The US team usually dominates the World Games, while the Canadian team had dominated the Olympics, winning 4 straight gold medals heading into the 2018 Olympic games. But, like all great rivalries, the 2018 Olympic gold medal game came down to one final penalty shot. Then, we meet the Weisman family, a hockey family from Washington D.C. Hockey is more than a sport to the Weisman boys, it's a lifestyle that lives with them every day. From early morning workouts to late night practices, they will stop at nothing to achieve their goal of playing professional hockey, even if it means leaving their family to attend a hockey-centric school thousands of miles away from home.

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"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"SURF'S UP ON THE PODIUM (HOC308)"

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01/12/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Today, we begin in the water, where the newest Olympic sport will take place. The 2020 Summer Olympics will be the first Olympic games to have SURFING as a competition. We meet some of the surfers fighting for a spot to qualify for the historic event and get a firsthand look at the passion and sheer athletic ability that goes into this sport. See what it takes to become the first surfers to compete in the Olympic games. Then, NHL forward and Stanley Cup Champion John Carlson shows us his HOME TOWN of Colonia, New Jersey. Colonia is a small town, but John has a huge fanbase there, and shows that no matter where you go in life, your home is always there for you, and will always be your biggest fan. Plus, we meet Traden Karch, a teenager who lost 12 years of memory after a car accident left him with brain damage. But even though the accident left him with memory loss, he didn't forget how to swing the golf club. Narrated by his buddy and golf superstar Rory Mcilroy, Traden's story goes deep into how sports can be more than a game, it can be a path to recovery.

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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"SAUNAS BY THE SEA (VJG307)"

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01/12/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Helsinki

Josh cruises to Helsinki, Finland where he learns saunas are everywhere, even in the most surprising places, and experiences first hand why sauna culture is important to the Finns' daily lives. Next, he heads to a unique park for a walk with one of Finland's iconic reindeer. Then, Josh takes a walking food tour and samples some favorite Finnish snack foods and discovers some familiar and not so familiar tastes!

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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"HEBRIDES (EDD102)"

ORIGINAL

01/12/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) :

"CONSUMER 101"

"TREAD CAREFULLY (CNR107)"

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01/12/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : It's a work out like no other as host Jack Rico struggles to keep up with "Johnnie," an automated device used to test treadmills. Then, we get a fascinating look inside the mind of a top scientist by asking him to perform a simple task: clean a kitchen. And, to buy or to lease? We have some useful tips to help you arrive at the right decision when buying a car.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"REGENERATIVE FARMING (NDS307)"

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01/12/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo wades into a California rice paddy to learn about regenerative farming; reinvents brownies with a recipe that calls for sweet potatoes and dates; dials into ideas for upgrading phone cases and chargers; and brings broken clay flower pots back to life.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"FEET TO THE FIRE (VSP113)"

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01/12/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : When Shadow the golden retriever tests positive for heartworm, Dr. Regan Williams steps in to determine if the dangerous parasite is present. An ultrasound with Dr. Williams could reveal any trouble in Shadow. Then, a cat named Tiger comes to the VEC after surviving a tragic house fire. Dr. Devon Boyd attempts to treat Tiger's severely burned paws to get him back on his feet.

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