Scoop: NBC's 'The More You Know' Schedule, 1/28-2/17

Scoop: NBC's 'The More You Know' Schedule, 1/28-2/17Below is the NBC "The More You Know" schedule for Monday January 28, 2019 through Sunday February 17, 2019:

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"SPEED THRILLS (HOC311)"

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02/02/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Jake Burton is widely credited for growing SNOWBOARDING from an obscure hobby to the international sport it is today. He founded Burton Snowboards out of his Vermont barn back in 1977 and helped to create the modern-day snowboard. But a 2015 medical diagnosis challenged Burton to fight his way back to the slopes. Then, we meet golfer Justin Suh, who gives us an inside look at the mental toughness it takes to succeed in golf. Justin's career at the University of Southern California started slowly compared to his dominance at the high school and junior golf levels. But with a level head, Justin was able to turn his game around and get back into the fairway. Then, we meet young golfer Lauren Artis. You can hear the crack of her driver from a mile away, and that drive might even go a mile, but she is playing for more than just golf. Even at a young age, Lauren knows that her golf abilities can take her to a platform where she can make a difference in her community. Plus, we cruise with current U.S. 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 U.S. 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.

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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"TRAVEL LESSONS (VJG311)"

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02/02/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh turns back the pages in his journal and recalls a few of the incredible experiences he's had and what he's learned from them. On his day ashore in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Josh kayaks with a guide to the famous El Arco landmark, where he learns about its importance for hundreds of years to ships navigating the waters around the Baja California Peninsula. On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, Josh is put to the test while attending a hula warrior dance school and learns just how much strength and stamina are needed to perform this ancient dance tradition. Finally, on a voyage to help communities in the Caribbean, Josh joins a group building a playground out of recycled tires for a community center in Roatán, Honduras. When the kids join in too, everyone gets down in the DIRT with smiles on their faces - especially Josh.

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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"CARIBBEAN (EDD105)"

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02/02/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : The Caribbean is a string of more than 7,000 islands between NORTH AMERICA and South America. There are plenty of white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, but did you know there's a wild side to this beachgoer's paradise? We take a trip to the hidden parts of the Caribbean Islands, where giant sea turtles lay their eggs, ancient volcanoes turn into bat caves and sunken ships get a second life as manmade reefs for coral and marine life. We watch as violent storms reach hurricane strength, sending waves CRASHING down on delicate underwater ecosystems. Find out where the animals hide when they are caught up in the storms and what they will do to rebuild once the weather passes. We discover thermal boiling lakes on the island of Dominica, where volcanoes simmer just below the surface. We find out how the national birds on the island of Trinidad get their deep scarlet color. See where these birds roost as the sun sets over the island. We catch up with the hummingbirds, some of the smallest and speediest inhabitants of the Caribbean. Just a couple of inches tall, HUMMINGBIRDS are constantly on the move. Find out what fuels their diet and how much they must eat to keep those wings airborne.

"CONSUMER 101"

"SENSING DANGER (CNR111)"

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02/02/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Host Jack Rico learns what to do if you start hydroplaning on a wet road. Then, he gets advice from a top Consumer Reports expert on how to protect your Wi-Fi router from hackers. And we get a fascinating look inside the mind of a top scientist as he performs a simple task: going shopping.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"INSIDE ORGANIC FARMING (NDS311)"

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02/02/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo learns the SECRETS to organic farming at a seventh-generation dairy operation; goes green for a matcha-infused, strawberry-ginger breakfast poke bowl; transforms freezer paper into a must-have art accessory; and offers the dos and don'ts of food bank donations.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"A LONG LIFE TO LIVE (VSP119)"

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02/02/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : When young French bulldog Spartacus breaks his leg, it's up to Dr. Devon Boyd and her surgical team to get him back on his paws. If Spartacus' short snout will allow him to receive anesthesia, can Dr. Boyd reattach a tiny broken bone without interfering with his growing body? Then, Labrador Retriever Nina comes in for a routine eye exam with Dr. Heather Gray. With Nina's role as a seeing eye dog for her owner it's even more important that she passes Dr. Gray's vision tests. Later, a severe blockage in Kiwi the cat's ears have resulted in a multitude of problems for the poor feline. Dr. Steve Waisglass suspects Kiwi's blockage is hiding something potentially more serious.

"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"SHINING SICILY (VJG312)"

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02/09/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh cruises to Giardini Naxos on the Italian island of Sicily and gets to experience some of its unique cultural treasures firsthand. Josh's first stop is to Opera dei Pupi, in the city of Catania, a nearly two-century-old marionette theater. Here, he learns about this folk art and why it takes years to learn how to create and manipulate these handcrafted puppets. Then, Josh has a thrilling lesson in geology by climbing one of Europe's highest and most active volcanoes, Mount Etna. Next, Josh explores Taormina, where he walks around one of the great amphitheaters originally built by the Greeks that is still used for outdoor concerts. Always interested in learning about cuisine, Josh visits THE KITCHEN of one of Sicily's top chefs where he learns to make caponata, a uniquely Sicilian dish with flavors that speak to the island's melting pot of history.

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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"TURKEY (EDD106)"

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02/09/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : We travel to Turkey, wedged between Europe and the Middle East. Discover why Turkey is a country of extreme temperatures and landscapes. We go rock climbing with Turkey's Anatolian wild goats as they trek along thousand-foot cliffs. In Turkey, conditions deteriorate with heavy downpours, blinding snowstorms and even burning heat. Find out how this country's largest land mammal, the brown bear, copes with such a hostile environment. We visit the country's alpine meadows where swarms of honey bees store up on nectar and water before heading back to their hives for the winter. We soar above the rock formations known as fairy chimneys created by ancient volcanoes and then head inland to Lake Yay. That's where we will find some of the most colorful birds in the world, including the bright pink greater flamingos. Watch as these long-limbed birds fish for shrimp in salty waters. With the moon as our guide, we follow along with seafaring leatherback turtles as they make their way to Turkey's wild coast. The sandy beaches are a popular nesting spot for the turtles, but there are plenty of predators like ghost crabs lurking nearby. As the baby loggerhead turtles finally hatch, it's a race back to open ocean waters before the crabs can catch up.

"CONSUMER 101"

"BE SMART (CNR112)"

ORIGINAL

02/09/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Many consumers love their smart TVs, but how much information do they gather from you? Then, we meet the teams that evaluate sunscreen to keep consumers safe from the harmful effects of the sun. And a Consumer Reports expert shows host Jack Rico the safest and most effective way to pack your car for a trip.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"THE CIRCLE OF GLASS RECYCLING (NDS312)"

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02/09/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo helps glass artists turn red-hot recycling into cool, new designer lighting; ditches the oil for organic yogurt in zucchini walnut spelt bread; strings together new uses for used beverage pods; and breathes new life and fresh scents into reusable containers.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"ATTACHED AT THE HIP (VSP120)"

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02/09/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Buster the cat's owner finds him in pain and pulling himself by his front legs. After some X-rays, it's up to Dr. Devon Boyd to determine Buster's issue. Through creative surgery, she may just be able to put the spring back in his step. Then, a spaniel named Begley is brought to Dr. Regan Williams for an ultrasound. Is a heart murmur normal for this energetic puppy, or could it be something more troublesome? Later, Tadpole the Miniature Pinscher is suffering from severe pain in his jaw due to adult teeth that haven't come in properly. Will Dr. Sharon French be able soothe both pet and owner and find a way to save some of Tadpole's deeply embedded teeth?

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"NEW MEMORIES FROM AN OLD GAME (HOC312)"

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02/09/2019 (12:30PM - 01:00PM) (Saturday) : Junior Waqavesi has the size and strength to become the LeBron James of rugby. But this Sacramento native knows that it takes more than a physical gift to become the best. Junior's size and speed have turned heads since the moment he stepped on the field, and his teammates can back up his talents. We get an inside look at Junior's upbringing and what he and his teammates predict his potential may be. Then, we speed over to meet up with Joey Logano and his foundation. Joey is driving the pace car when it comes to setting an example for helping sick children who have a love and passion for NASCAR. We meet one of Joey's best little buds and see how his life has changed since he became a part of the Logano squad. Allyn Stephens and her family were victims of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. For someone Allyn's age, moving to a new community with a new school and new friends is a tough adjustment. But for Allyn, golf was the perfect way to make friends, create new memories and start a new LIFE AFTER her old memories were washed away. Golfer Freddie Jacobson's son was diagnosed with a rare heart condition that was only fixable with a risky surgery. For an active kid like Max, nothing could be scarier than losing his ability to play sports again. But Max faced his heart condition like he faced his opponents on the field - with bravery.

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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"MEDIEVAL MALTA (VJG313)"

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02/16/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh voyages to the island country of Malta, where his ship docks in the beautiful capital of Valletta, and he visits a spice shop and learns how a Moroccan spice blend has influenced Maltese cuisine. At Fort St. Angelo, he tours the palace museum to learn about the history of the Knights of Malta and suits up for a lesson in sword-fighting skills. Next, Josh gets a lesson in abseiling in order to descend a 180-foot arch to get a bird's-eye view of the Blue Grotto, one of the island's most beautiful natural sites. Then, he meets a local chef who teaches him how to make Malta's classic fish soup, aljotta.

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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"SRI LANKA (EDD107)"

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02/16/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : On this episode of Earth Odyssey, Dylan Dreyer takes us to Sri Lanka. The lowland plains show how the elephants use the Minneriya tank to their advantage and how they travel in herds. Then, in Yala National Park, we travel to see spotted deer and how they've adapted their bodies and behavior to the tempestuous Sri Lankan climate. See how gray langurs, allies of the deer, warn of predators like the ferocious Sri Lankan leopard. Next, we see how toque macaques have taken to the ruins of Polonnaruwa. Later, we see why mugger crocodiles leave their stork neighbors alone.

"CONSUMER 101"

"RICO & RICO (CNR113)"

ORIGINAL

02/16/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Host Jack Rico learns the correct way to paint a wall from a Consumer Reports expert with a similar name. Then, we take to the skies as Jack learns all about drones. And we look at the Science behind fuel economy testing.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"GREEN-LIVING SOLUTIONS (NDS313)"

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02/16/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo visits a green community that promotes sustainability, including a farm-to-table philosophy that reduces the distance that food travels; bakes oat flour into doughnuts that get sprinkled with surprising nutrition; elevates a SELFIE from the phone to a frame; and perks up plants with a nutrient-filled soil smoothie.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE (VSP121)"

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02/16/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Portuguese Water Dog Marley comes to the V.E.C. with a bloated, aching stomach. After an assessment from Dr. Evelyn Molnar, Marley is quickly prepped for surgery by Dr. Devon Boyd, who will need to work quickly to get Marley's stomach back in place. Then, 24-year-old CC the cat is brought to Dr. Dawn Martin when her existing kidney issues worsen. Are CC's problems a sign of dehydration, or could she have cancer? Later, Enzo the cat has a head wound that requires examination by Dr. Barbara Bryer. With a history of fighting with other cats, Dr. Bryer hopes Enzo's latest run-in doesn't lead to any serious repercussions.

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"BETTER IN THE LONG RUN (HOC313)"

ORIGINAL

02/16/2019 (12:30PM - 01:00PM) (Saturday) : In today's episode, after a painfully disappointing first Tour de France, Lawson Craddock overcame a broken scapula and a broken heart to raise money for his hometown of Houston. See how Lawson's will to raise money helped rebuild his home racing track after it was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Then, we hit the links with amateur golfer Albane Valenzuela, whose temperament on the course can be credited to Alexis, her caddy and little brother. Alexis has battled autism since birth, but Albane has been by his side, encouraging him to keep fighting and stay positive, much like Alexis does for Albane on the course. Then, golfer Bryson DeChambeau's win at the 2015 U.S. Amateur Championship was the beginning of something more significant than his golf career: it brought new life to his father, who was in need of a new kidney. When a friend of Bryson's father watched the final round of the 2015 U.S. Amateur, he felt compelled to reconnect with his old pal, and the rest is history. Then, see how the 2012 London Triathlon came down to a race of inches and became one of the greatest finishes in the history of long distance racing.

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