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NBC SAT AM TIME SCHEDULE as of: 08/12/2019 Monday August 12, 2019 - Sunday September 1, 2019

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"


"PUTT-ING IN THE WORK (HOC316)"


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08/17/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : We begin in the ring with tae kwon do champion Aaliyah Powell. Her journey began with her older sisters, who were world-class athletes themselves. This shaped Aaliyah into the motivated and intense athlete she is today. Then, Avery Zweig uses her talents to raise money for a sick custodian at her school. Her success raises awareness and love for her friend to a whole new level. Then, we jump 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 sport. We meet some of the surfers fighting to qualify for the historic event and get a first-hand look at the passion and sheer athletic ability that go into this sport. See what it takes to be among the first surfers to compete in the Olympic Games. Plus, we profile Dustin Johnson, a U.S. Open winner and former No. 1-ranked golfer in the world. 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 needs them the most.


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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"


"MALAYSIAN MELTING POT (VJG320)"


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08/17/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : After sailing through the Strait of Malacca in southeast Asia, Josh's ship docks in Port Klang, Malaysia. From this great port, Josh sets off to explore Malaysia's capital, the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, where he discovers unique districts that maintain their cultural and religious ties to the country's Malay, Chinese and Indian roots. Josh's first stop is the Batu Caves, a series of caves and Hindu religious shrines formed out of a 400-million-year-old limestone hill, where he climbs 272 steps to reach the largest cave. His next experience is quite different: Josh tours an elephant conservation center that rehabilitates, relocates and provides homes to injured and displaced elephants. Finally, Josh goes on a food tour through different neighborhoods to learn how Malaysia's unique population has influenced its cuisine.


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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"


"RETURN TO THE CARIBBEAN (EDD115)"


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08/17/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : On this episode, Dylan Dreyer revisits the beauty of the Caribbean, where Antillean iguanas, Abolo lizards, silky anteaters and golden-headed manakins show off their genius for adaptation. Under the ocean’s surface, ancient volcanoes create fumaroles that boil throughout the landscape and polyps form beautiful coral reefs. Then, we'll visit the Caroni Swamp, where four-eyed fish and spectacled caimans thrive throughout some of the densest mangroves in the world.

 




"CONSUMER 101"


"SMART CHOICES (CNR120)"


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08/17/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Host Jack Rico explores the pros and cons of smart doorbells. Then, the clock is ticking as Jack and a Consumer Reports expert race to discover how to become healthier in a snap. And, got a gunky laptop? We get some top tips on how to clean a computer from... a computer.

 




"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"


"SEBASTIAN'S CHOCOLATE FACTORY (NDS320)"


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08/17/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo follows cacao from bean to bar at a Portland, Oregon, chocolate factory where bee pollen and other unconventional pairings produce surprisingly tasty treats; bakes granola bars that pack a punch of unusual energy; unwraps artful ideas for reusing gift paper; and rethinks ways to support local thrift stores.


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"VETS SAVING PETS"


"MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE (VSP127)"


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08/17/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : It's always a concern when an older, smaller dog like Timmy the poodle requires anesthesia to undergo surgery. In this case, Dr. Sharon French needs to attend to Timmy's apparent gum disease. Then, a young Italian Greyhound named Chelsea comes to a follow-up appointment with cardiologist Dr. Regan Williams, who had previously discovered a heart murmur. A proper blood test coupled with an ultrasound of the heart could be key to finding out what's wrong. Later, Bling Bling the Shih Tzu has a peculiar discharge coming from her eyes, leaving it up to ophthalmologist Dr. Heather Gray to attempt to repair the issue using a tricky surgical procedure.

 




"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"


"FAMILY BUSINESS (HOC317)"


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08/24/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Jim Paek tells the story of his success as the head hockey coach of the South Korean Olympic National Team. Paek is a two-time Stanley Cup champion, and the first Korean-born player to ever play in the NHL. He brought his experience back to his home country, where he coaches players like him who are looking for a chance at national glory. Then, we meet collegiate golfer Haley Moore. Haley's battled through bullying her whole life, but that hasn't stopped her from rising to the top of the college golf world. Her story inspires others to be themselves and have faith in their abilities. Plus, the story of "Qwitch" Andrew. As a teenager in Alaska, Qwitch was not exposed to the game of golf, but as his love for golf grew, so did he, and he was able to help others around him.


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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"


"HUNGRY FOR MORE (VJG321)"


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08/24/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh looks back at entries in his journal that remind that traveling the world affords him opportunities to have culinary adventures and learn about different cultures by sampling a country's cuisine or visiting a farm where local produce is grown. On his voyage to Tallinn, Estonia, Josh learns about the foods served during medieval times and apprentices as a waiter to learn the proper manners of the day when serving them. Sailing to Helsinki, Finland, offers a very different experience when Josh tours a historic marketplace and samples Finnish snack foods. On a trip to Maui, Josh tours a pineapple plantation known for growing the sweetest pineapples in Hawaii. There, he experiences the hard work involved in picking them in the field and what goes into preparing and packing them up for shipping.


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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"


"REVISITING TURKEY (EDD116)"


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08/24/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) :

 




"CONSUMER 101"


"HIGH NOTE (CNR121)"


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08/24/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : With the help of a high school marching band, we get a fascinating look at what happens to sound in an "anechoic chamber," a room with no echo. Then, it's an eye-opening wake-up call as host Jack Rico discovers how much added sugar could be lurking in his breakfast. And, did you know bike helmets expire? Jack picks up some useful information to put in his tip jar.

 




"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"


"THE VEGETABLE WHISPERER (NDS321)"


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08/24/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo meets James Beard Award-winning author Joshua McFadden in a Portland garden to gather and cook peak-season vegetables into panzanella salad and a tomato-basil pasta dish; layers sliced bananas and sweet date caramel sauce into a coconut-maca milkshake; hopscotches through a DIY chalk project; and finds fresh, new uses for leftover charcoal briquettes.


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"VETS SAVING PETS"


"DR. FRENCH RESTORES A SMILE (VSP128)"


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08/24/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : After a run-in with a tree while out playing fetch, poor Tessa needs the expertise of V.E.C. dentist Dr. Sharon French to repair her broken teeth. Then, police dog Magnum is brought in after breaking a back molar while taking down a criminal. While Dr. French attempts to remove the tooth and surrounding root, she discovers another worrisome problem in the German Shepherd. Later, Dr. French heads to the zoo to relieve Rowdy the lion of an infected tooth, and she'll need the assistance of cardiologist Dr. Regan Williams to monitor his heart while he's under anesthetic.

 




"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"


"OLD HABITS (HOC318)"


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08/31/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : The Hughes family takes us inside the NHL's next great hockey family. A year after Quinn Hughes was taken in the first round of the NHL draft, his younger brother Jack is primed to be next in line. Both are hockey prodigies, but they wouldn't have made it this far without pushing each other to go the extra mile. Add that to the support from the entire Hughes family, and you have yourself two professional athletes. Then, Jody Duff is more than just the physical education teacher at Cedar Lane Academy. Duff teaches kids with disabilities, using golf to engage her students both mentally and physically. Her leadership and compassion changes the lives of so many who would not typically get the chance to excel as much as they do in under her watch. Plus, NASCAR driver Ryan Newman and his wife, Krissie, run Rescue Ranch that houses rescued wild animals from all different backgrounds. Not only is this ranch a place for rehabilitating animals, it's also a learning center and summer camp where kids can learn how to rehabilitate animals, as well as learn empathy and compassion. Despite his busy schedule, Ryan always keeps two hands on the ranch, making sure it stays on the right track. Plus, sisters Nisha and Seema Sadekar are changing the way people look at golf. They took the golf world by storm with the fashion and fun they bring to the course, bringing the game to people who have never considered golf - and making it look good in the process.


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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"


"AWESOME AUCKLAND (VJG322)"


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08/31/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh sails to one of the most-visited cities in the southern hemisphere, Auckland, New Zealand, which lives up to its reputation as being a multicultural, laid-back urban environment that celebrates the great outdoors. Nicknamed the "City of Sails," its harbors are filled with yachts of all sizes. To get the lay of the land, Josh climbs high for his first stop of the day to the top of Auckland's famous Harbour Bridge, where he gets a spectacular guided view of the city. Next, he visits a local farm, where he learns why New Zealand is famous for its sheep and he's challenged to test his skills as a sheep herder. Finally, Josh learns why it takes a team to sail a racing yacht when he has a lesson in sailboat racing on board New Zealand's most famous racing sailing yacht.


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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"


"RETURN TO THE GALAPAGOS (EDD117)"


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08/31/2019 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) :

 




"CONSUMER 101"


"AIR SUPPORT (CNR122)"


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08/31/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : This isn't your grandpa's antenna! Join host Jack Rico as he learns about the resurgence of TV antennas, and why some consumers are tuning in with this retro-tech. Then, Jack gets some help with his air-travel anxiety from a Consumer Reports expert. Plus, a cookware tester shows how important your choice of pots and pans is if you want to make a great meal.

 




"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"


"FLOWER POWER AND VEGETABLE STARS (NDS322)"


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08/31/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo is in the kitchen for a recipe that takes the "fry" out of kale falafel, and another that makes zucchini the star of creamy whole-grain linguine topped with edible flowers; repurposes used cutting boards into new home organizers; and mixes up a natural way to spray away suitcase stowaways.


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"VETS SAVING PETS"


"THE CHRONICLES OF HERNIA (VSP129)"


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08/31/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Spencer the poodle has developed an esophageal hernia, meaning his stomach has pushed up into his esophagus. After scoping out the hole in Spencer's esophagus, Dr. Dawn Martin enlists Dr. Brendon Ringwood to help repair the issue with surgery. Meanwhile, Abbie the collie gets referred to dentist Dr. Sharon French to figure out why her gums would be growing over her teeth at such a young age. Upon closer inspection, Dr. French finds that there may be more than one issue. Later, an aging Chihuahua named Peewee is to be a guest of honor at his owner's destination wedding, but congestive heart failure and anxiety could keep him grounded from the necessary plane ride. With a thorough examination, Dr. Regan Williams hopes to provide Peewee with flight clearance.

 




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