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NBC SAT AM TIME SCHEDULE as of: 09/09/2019 Monday September 9, 2019 - Sunday September 29, 2019

"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"


"HOME VERSUS VISITORS (HOC302)"


09/14/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : We’ll meet NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman and his wife Krissie to learn more about their Rescue Ranch that houses rescued wild animals. We’ll see how Matt Parziale's hometown is always there for their own. Olympic Silver Medalist Gus Kenworthy takes a camera and his skis to southwest Uganda. Then, the unforgettable final seconds of the 2012 Olympic triathlon. Lauren Thompson hosts.


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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"


"A DATE IN OMAN (VJG324)"


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09/14/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh voyages to Oman, an ancient country on the Arabian Peninsula where many old Arab customs and traditions still prevail. In Muscat, Oman's capital, Josh takes a tour of the elegant Grand Mosque, where he's amazed to learn 21,000 people can worship at the same time. Next, he heads to Oman's first capital in the sixth and seventh centuries, Nizwa, to learn about the craft of carpet weaving. After being introduced to a weaver and observing how to work a mensaje, a traditional loom, Josh tries his hand at weaving and realizes the process is not as simple as it looks. An intrinsic part of Omani hospitality is serving dates, and Josh visits a date farm to learn more about this sweet fruit, how they're grown and the unique system that brings water to the farms down from the mountains. Finally, Josh heads to Sharqiya Sands, a desert area known for its spectacular sand dunes, where he meets with a member of a Bedouin tribe and learns how to travel in this extreme but starkly beautiful environment.


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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"


"VIETNAM (EDD101)"


09/14/2019 (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"


"GADGETS GALORE (CNR124)"


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09/14/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) :

 




"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"


"ECO-DEFENDERS AND SWEET ENTREPRENEURS (NDS324)"


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09/14/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo celebrates entrepreneurs who challenge us to live more sustainably and eat more consciously in this special episode, including glassblowers who transform recycled bottles into light pendants and a restaurateur who built rooftop garden condos for bees; Danny meets teen bakers learning sweet lessons on raising dough for charity; and plants compassion flowers to help spread an inspiring message.


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"VETS SAVING PETS"


"A MATTER OF LIFE AND BREATH (VSP131)"


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09/14/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : When young bulldog Dougie develops some constricting throat issues, it's up to Dr. Brendon Ringwood to determine the cause. Will an operation on Dougie's airways return the puppy to his normal bark? Then, the back legs of an aging pup named Sylvester are becoming unresponsive, and neurologist Dr. Debbie James has trouble diagnosing the issue. Is cautionary medication the answer, or will Sylvester need risky spinal surgery? Later, a police dog named Jax finds his way to Dr. Sharon French's table due to a cracked canine tooth. She'll do everything she can to ensure that the puppy-in-training can safely get back to his important duties.

 




"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"


"ALL GAS, NO BRAKES (HOC303)"


09/21/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Lauren Thompson hosts. Deshaun Watson's childhood was impacted by one former NFL star, and he is now able to pay it forward. Then, we meet up-and-coming golfer Lauren Artis who will stop at nothing to make a difference in her community. Then, how Bryson DeChambeau's win at the US Amateur Open ultimately saved his fathers life.


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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"


"FILIPINO FUN (VJG325)"


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09/21/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh makes his first voyage to the bustling city of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. It's a city in constant motion and Josh heads out to visit Intramuros, the 400-year-old walled city in the heart of Manila. Built by the Spanish in the early 1500s, Josh goes on a bike tour and learns how the Philippines' first conquerors left a lasting influence on the country. The Philippines is located in the most active zone of volcanoes in the world, the "Pacific Rim of Fire," and Josh is excited to meet with a volcanologist to explore the smallest active volcano in the world. Finally, Josh meets a local chef and gets a cooking lesson in the unique style of cooking called adobo, which every Filipino cook learns.


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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"


"HEBRIDES (EDD102)"


09/21/2019 (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"


"SMOOTH RIDE (CNR125)"


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09/21/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) :

 




"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"


"INGENIOUS WAYS TO REPURPOSE EVERYDAY ITEMS (NDS325)"


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09/21/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo raids the recycling and compost bins in this special episode featuring creative ways to upcycle what's already around the house. Danny transforms food scraps into an indoor garden and tin cans into trendy desk organizers; and then ropes you in for a craft project that repurposes take-out containers, while stringing up a bright idea for getting more out of single-serve beverage pods.


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"VETS SAVING PETS"


"EMBARK UPON NEW BEGINNINGS (VSP132)"


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09/21/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Penny the dachshund's cracked tooth may only be the tip of a deeper issue. V.E.C. dentist Dr. Sharon French wants to remove Penny's abscessed root but may hit a wall if Dr. Regan Williams doesn't clear her for anesthesia. Meanwhile, Bailey the beagle's leg lameness gets examined by Dr. Brendon Ringwood. Will an arthroscopic surgery reveal a torn ligament, or possibly a tumor? Later, cocker spaniel Charley experiences dizziness that has him walking into objects around the house. Dr. Debbie James suspects an infection is affecting his nerves, but fears it could be a tumor instead.

 




"THE CHAMPION WITHIN"


"HOUSES DIVIDED (HOC304)"


09/28/2019 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Baseball player Jacob Steinberg's injury and how it shifted his dreams. Then, the Sadekar sisters are changing to way we look at golf. Plus, two stories of friendly competition: two sisters line up on opposite teams at the Olympics and two best friends tee off against each other. Lauren Thompson hosts.


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"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"


"HARVEST ADVENTURES (VJG326)"


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09/28/2019 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh relaxes onboard and re-reads his journal entries that remind him of learning about how different fruits and vegetables are grown, harvested and cooked into delectable dishes. In Savona, Italy, he visits an unusual garden filled with herbs that are growing in a group of biodomes under the Mediterranean Sea. On the Greek island of Corfu, he learns how olives are harvested and turned into olive oil. Finally, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Josh visits an organic farm and restaurant where he is part of a farm-to-table meal by picking vegetables and helping to turn them into a salsa side dish for an outdoor feast.


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"EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"


"GALAPAGOS (EDD103)"


09/28/2019 (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"


"BRIGHT LIGHTS (CNR126)"


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09/28/2019 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) :

 




"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"


"AT-HOME PAMPERING FOR YOU AND YOUR PETS (NDS326)"


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09/28/2019 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny Seo creates relaxation and rejuvenation in this special episode featuring DIY pampering for you and your four-legged friends. Danny stirs together a skin-boosting facial cleanser and nature-inspired glycerin soaps; builds bubbly bath fizzies; bakes a peanut butter and carrot birthday treat to share with your pup; creates a DIY cat wand; and blends up a smoothie for plants that's designed to boost flower power.


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"VETS SAVING PETS"


"CAT SPLASH FEVER (VSP133)"


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09/28/2019 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Cats always land on their feet, but after Reine's three-story fall, she'll need some rehabilitation to get her leg back to 100%. Will Reine sink or swim as resident rehab therapist Tracy McKenzie puts her into the underwater treadmill? Meanwhile, an aging kitty named Mambo comes to the V.E.C. with a fluid buildup in his chest. An ultrasound by Dr. Regan Williams could reveal the potentially dangerous culprit. Then, puppy Hershey's baby teeth aren't falling out, which lands him an appointment with Dr. Sharon French. A routine procedure becomes anything but as the dentist goes on the hunt for engrained root fragments.

 




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