Scoop: NBC's 'The More You Know' Schedule, 1/7-1/27

Scoop: NBC's 'The More You Know' Schedule, 1/7-1/27"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)"

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01/12/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : Host Dylan Dreyer takes us on an adventure to the mysterious Hebrides archipelago off the northern coast of Scotland. Isolated from the mainland, this island chain has become the perfect breeding ground for millions of creatures, earning it the name "Europe's Last Wilderness." We travel to the Outer Hebrides chain that hosts one of the largest gatherings of grey seals on the planet, then we head inland to see one of the largest deer in the world, the red deer. We'll watch as these sturdy bucks fight aggressively with their mighty antlers to win mating rights for the island's female population. Finally, we explore one of the region's most mysterious animals: ancient man. We'll explore his ancient stone dwellings carved into the landscape and see towering stone monuments whose mystical origins still baffle experts today.

"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.

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"AGAINST ALL ODDS (HOC309)"

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01/19/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Saquon Barkley was one of the most highly touted players to ever come out of COLLEGE FOOTBALL and into the NFL. His size and strength made him a sure Top 5 draft pick, but it was his family and upbringing that molded him into a man with great character and the will to lead. With the help of Peter King, we get an inside look at Saquon's upbringing, his family and his determination. Then, we hit the links with professional golfer Mel Reid. Mel's early success was measured by her wins on the Ladies European Tour, but her recent success is measured by her ability to overcome the tragic loss of her mother. We learn how Mel overcame tragedy without letting it define who she is. Then, we hit the ice with the Brandt Sisters. Hannah and Marissa could barely walk when Marissa was adopted into the Brandt family from South Korea. But without missing a step, the Brandt Sisters dominated the Junior Hockey League. Then in the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, Marissa was picked to play for her native country of South Korea, marking the first time the Brandt Sisters would ever face off. Plus, a look at Marty Fleckman's golf career. Marty started hot, but his desire to replicate the swing of Byron Nelson got in the way of his own personal athletic growth.

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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

" JEWEL OF RUSSIA (VJG309)"

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01/19/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh sails to St. Petersburg, Russia, and immerses himself in the local culture. After a brief ballet lesson on board his ship, he cruises through St. Petersburg's canals on a boat tour to see the city's famous architecture and learn a bit of its history. Then, he attends a warm-up session with dancers from the Mikhailovsky Ballet and sees their performance of Le Corsaire. Finally, for a lesson in history and exquisite craftsmanship, Josh tours the Faberge´ Museum, where he learns all about the czars' rare and precious gifts to their loved ones.

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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"GALAPAGOS (EDD103)"

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01/19/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : Host Dylan Dreyer takes us to the Galapagos Islands, a volcanic hotspot off the coast of South America. The 19th century botanist Charles Darwin used the Galapagos as his own laboratory. We follow Darwin's trail to see how he studied the evolution of animals and plants on these islands. In our journey, we will see how each species finds a way to survive despite the unforgiving conditions of these volcanic islands. We get an insider look at the volatile world of Fernandina, Galapagos' youngest island. With such a hostile land environment, we meet the only lizard in the world that's learned to fish for its dinner. Then, we'll hop over to older islands with less volcanic activity, where the stable environment is creating an opportunity for a more diverse and abundant wildlife scene.

"CONSUMER 101"

"POWER UP (CNR109)"

ORIGINAL

01/19/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Host Jack Rico learns how to drive off-road with the help of a top Consumer Reports expert. Then, we have some useful tips to keep your phone charged up while on the go. And we learn the best way to organize a yard sale.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"BOTANY IN THE BIG CITY (NDS309)"

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01/19/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo explores nature in the city and uses botanical souvenirs for leafy screen printing; transforms veggies into ribbons topped with yogurt ranch dressing; creates DIY fizzies that turn bath time into a feast for the senses; and shares tips on how to upcycle more life into a well-worn wardrobe.

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"DR. BOYD TO THE RESCUE (VSP117)"

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01/19/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Luke the puppy comes to the V.E.C. after heavily favoring his right hind leg. Dr. Boyd determines that he's got a slippery knee cap, and surgery is Luke's only hope to get all four paws back on the ground. Then, Charlie the golden retriever has a big problem that he's carrying around in his abdomen: a basketball-sized tumor! Dr. Boyd and her surgical team rush to the operating room to relieve Charlie of his heavy burden. Later, when little Chihuahua Reilly suffers a broken leg after a great fall, Dr. Devon Boyd determines that the only way to put him together again is with surgery. Can Dr. Boyd install a tiny plate in Reilly's wrist, or are his bones too small to maneuver?

"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"COSTA RICAN ADVENTURES (VJG310)"

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01/26/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh sails to the Central American country of Costa Rica, known as one of the most visually stunning and ecologically diverse places on Earth. He visits a mask maker who crafts mascaradas, larger-than-life masks adopted from an old Spanish colonial tradition that today appear at all sorts of Costa Rican celebrations. Then, he meets a man who explores and documents waterfalls, and he leads Josh into a rainforest to learn about Costa Rica's unique micro-climates. Next, Josh visits a ranch where Spanish horses are raised and trained in the discipline of dressage, and he gets into an arena and has a lesson in how to move three horses at one time by communicating with some simple cues. Finally, Josh meets a chef and learns to prepare a tuna dish that has ingredients only found in the region, leaving him with a very happy and delicious taste of the country.

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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"CHINA (EDD104)"

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01/26/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : Host Dylan Dreyer takes us on an exploration of the hidden oasis of Yunnan in southwest China. This remarkable region consists of lush valleys, tropical forests and some of the most rugged mountain peaks on Earth. We begin our journey in the lowland forests of Yunnan, home to one of the biggest monkeys in Asia, the Chinese stump-tailed macaque. We'll then make a trek up to the top of the Hengduan Mountains to meet a mysterious group of primates that inspired the legend of the Abominable Snowman. Finally, we will meet a group of fishermen who, for a thousand years, have trained and used the hunting skills of Cormorant birds to help them fish the mighty rivers of Yunnan.

"CONSUMER 101"

"LEADING THE MARCH (CNR110)"

ORIGINAL

01/26/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : With the help of a high school marching band we get a fascinating a look at what happens to sound in an anechoic chamber, a room with no echo. Then, host Jack Rico learns all about modern car safety features with the help of Consumer Reports experts. And Jack finds out the dos and don'ts of preparing a meal safely.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"ROCK SOLID SUSTAINABILITY (NDS310)"

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01/26/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) :

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"VETS SAVING PETS"

"A BITE OUT OF CRIME (VSP118)"

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01/26/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Police K-9 Magnum is brought in after breaking a back molar bringing down a criminal. While Dr. French attempts to remove the tooth and surrounding root, she discovers another worrisome problem in the German Shepherd. Then, Burger the dachshund has developed back pain when touched. It's up to Dr. James to diagnosis the problem as soon as possible and get Burger into surgery to prevent paralysis in his hind legs. Later, when Rusty comes in to check on a minor cough, he and his owner are in for a big surprise when Dr. Williams recruits her staff to help celebrate Rusty's birthday and long-time friendship.

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"

"FAMILY FUN IN THE FAST LANE (HOC310)"

ORIGINAL

01/26/2019 (12:30PM - 01:00PM) (Saturday) : Carson Foster was born to be a great swimmer. He started in preschool and quickly became one of the fastest swimmers in the world. At the age of 10, he broke a national age-group record held by one of his idols, Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps. Now, he's training his way to achieving his own dreams. We get an inside look at Carson's journey to top his idol. Then, Erik Jones has been racing cars his entire life: from quarter-midgets at age seven, to stock cars at 13 and all the way up to NASCAR's top racing series by age 18. Despite all the high-performance racecars he drives, it's a 1965 Corvette that means the most to him. We take a look at Erik's drive that started with his favorite ride. Then, we head to the golf course, where Elise Deschaine and her father engage in a friendly family rivalry. When Elise was young, her father took her to a golf course to hit balls and spend quality time together. That quality time blossomed into a potential professional career for Elise - one that wouldn't have happened without a competitive push from her father. Plus, we look at how Raymond Floyd's biggest fan and biggest critic, his wife Maria, was the key to his winning the 1986 U.S. Open.

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