Scoop: NBC's The More You Know Schedule, 12/17-1/6

Scoop: NBC's The More You Know Schedule, 12/17-1/6 "THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"SPEEDING INTO FIRST (HOC305)"

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12/22/2018 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Alana Nichols is a para-Olympic athlete who has conquered gold in basketball and alpine skiing. Her path to GLORY was met with adversity, but her persistence never allowed her to give up. Then, we cruise with current US Navy lieutenant turned professional racecar driver, Jesse Iwuji. After playing football at Navy, Jesse was deployed overseas, where he stumbled on a race track and fell in love with the sport. Now an officer in the US Navy Reserve, Jesse is also a part owner and driver for stock car racing team Patriot Motorsports Group and is a rising figure in racing. Then, we profile US Open winner, and former number 1 ranked golfer in the world, Dustin Johnson. Early in his career, Dustin found himself in the rough, both on and off the course. But his family, including former hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, was there for him to get him back on the fairway when he need them the most. Plus, we meet one of the youngest and fastest speed skaters in the world, American Maame Biney. The Ghana native's support, love, and dedication from her family helped push her to become the first female African American speed skater to ever make the American team.

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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"ROARING ROTTERDAM (VJG304)"

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12/22/2018 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Upon docking in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Josh takes a walking tour to learn the importance of this old harbor city and how it acquired some very modern architecture. Then, he visits the town of Gouda, and a unique cheese warehouse, where he learns about the art of making Gouda cheese. Then, he visits the famous windmills of Kinderdijk to explore their inner workings and importance to the neighboring farm community. Finally, Josh discovers the historic connection his ship has with its namesake city.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"A SPOTTY SITUATION (VSP108)"

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12/22/2018 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : At the zoo, Pinky the cheetah has broken her tooth. Can Dr. French restore the bite of this feisty feline? Then, an aging golden retriever named Brody has a physical therapy session to soothe his elderly pain. Later, Dr. James tries to help disoriented Max the Shih Tzu find out which way is up.

"CONSUMER 101"

"BUCKLE UP (CNR104)"

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12/22/2018 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : HOST JACK RICO SHOWS YOU HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL WHEN YOU HYDROPLANE, HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR FRIDGE TO SAVE MONEY AND WASTE LESS FOOD, AND HOW TO STAY SAFE USING PEER TO PEER PAYMENT APPS.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"TEENAGE COOKIE CART (NDS304)"

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12/22/2018 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny meets teen bakers enjoying sweet business success; stirs up a vitamin-packed green detoxifying soup; upgrades pet bowls from boring to beautiful; and solves pet furball problems.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"EXCESS BAGGAGE (VSP107)"

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12/22/2018 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Bruce Lee the cat is graciously brought to the clinic to donate some blood, and Dr. Bryer oversees the procedure. Then, Charlie the golden retriever is carrying an unusually large tumor that Dr. Boyd wants to remove. Later, Dr. Williams faces difficult circumstances when treating Star's ailing heart.

"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) :

"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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