DHX Television Fall Programming Highlights

DHX Television Fall Programming Highlights
Tuesday, September 6 to Sunday, September 11, 2016

- Family Channel heads back to the halls of Keaton with the return of Backstage, September 9 -
- The Deep returns to Family CHRGD with all new adventures beginning September 6 -
-  Angela Kinsey guest stars on a new episode of Yo Gabba Gabba! on Family Jr.September 10 -
- Miles springs a not-so-subtle surprise on Tristan on F2N’s Degrassi: Next Class, September 6 -
Below is a chronological listing of detailed program highlights for September 6-11. All programming is subject to change. 

All times ET/PT

Tuesday, September 6
The X Factor UK – “Audition 4” – New Episode – 7 p.m.
The next set of hopefuls audition in front of the judges hoping to impress and make it through to the next stage of the competition.

Gilmore Girls – “Face-Off” – New Episode – 9 p.m. **F2N Block**
Tired of waiting for Jess to call and make plans for the weekend, Rory accompanies Lane to a hockey game where she encounters Dean and his new girlfriend. Meanwhile, Lorelai confronts Jess about his poor treatment of Rory and Emily walks in on Gran kissing a man.

Degrassi: Next Class – “#RiseAndGrind” – New Episode – 9:45 p.m. **F2N Block**
Miles realizes that Tristan’s insecure about being a virgin and thinks he can help by springing a surprise on him. Meanwhile, Maya asks Vijay to take down his cover of her song, which causes his fans to blow up at her.

Third Wheel – “Dirty Dancing” – New Episode – 10:30 p.m. **F2N Block**
Hunter March and Lauren Elizabeth host blind dates from inside their car and play “Blowin’ Bubbles” and “Noseaerobics” with their guests.

Wednesday, September 7
Gilmore Girls – “The Big One” – New Episode – 9 p.m. **F2N Block**
While nervously waiting for their college acceptance letters to arrive, Rory and Paris compete to give a speech at Chilton Academy’s bicentennial celebration. Meanwhile, Sookie’s strange behaviour has a surprising explanation.

Thursday, September 8
We Are Savvy – “Damage Control” – New Episode – 7 p.m.
When Savvy has its first taste of online trolling, Tehya has to stop Spencer from responding by distracting her with cute cat videos and finger knitting. Meanwhile, Sarah takes a creative approach to blowing off steam with an epic beat-boxing sesh and a round of bubble soccer.

Mako Mermaids – “Where’s The On Button” – New Episode – 7:30 p.m.
The Trident is every bit as powerful as Zac imagined but he can’t get it to work! He wonders if the Trident needs to be activated by moonlight and breaks into Rita’s secret grotto.

Gilmore Girls – “A Tale of Poes and Fire”– New Episode – 9 p.m. **F2N Block**
When the Inn experiences a minor fire, Lorelai must find rooms for the guests of the Independence Inn at various homes around town. Meanwhile, Rory makes an extensive list of positives and negatives when trying to decide amongst Harvard, Yale and Princeton.

Friday, September 9
Taking the Next Step – “National Auditions Part 3” – New Episode – 7 p.m.
The 12 remaining dancers must face their toughest challenge yet and perform a solo dance to impress the judges at Nationals. Only six dancers will survive the cut and make the trip to Canada to continue their auditions on The Next Step set.

Backstage – “Restart” – Mid-Season Premiere – 7:30 p.m.
School is back in session, but nothing is what it was before the break. New musical partnerships, changing dynamics in the dance stream and missing faces in the halls have all of Keaton’s students coping to adjust.

Black Beauty – Feature Film – Network Premiere – 8 p.m.
When Black Beauty (voiced by Alan Cumming, The Good Wife) is forced to work as a taxi horse in the city, he must fight through thrilling hardships and triumphs to find himself back in the care of loving owners.

Sixteen Candles – Friday Night Movie – 10 p.m. **F2N Block**
A young girl’s (Molly Ringwald, Raising Expectations) “sweet sixteenth” birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Saturday, September 10
Full Out – Saturday Afternoon Movie – 4 p.m.
A young gymnast’s (Ana Golja, Degrassi: Next Class) Olympic dreams are crushed when she suffers a debilitating injury.
All times ET only

Tuesday, September 6
Turbo FAST – “Curse of the Cicadas/Beat a Fajita” – New Episode – 5:30 p.m.
The snails accidentally wake a group of cicadas from their hibernation and after the bugs begin eating the town’s food supply, the snails go to extreme measures to rid the city of the pests. Then, a celebrity chef steals Tito’s taco recipe and challenges the crew to a race against his own group of racing snails.

The Deep – “Bad Luck Fish” – New Episode – 6 p.m.
Someone is responsible for wrecking Dolos’ boat, sinking the Aronnax and placing the Rover in deadly jeopardy. Fontaine believes that a fish is behind the mischief and it’s up to her to solve the problem and get everything back to normal.

Thunderbirds Are Go – “Under Pressure” – New Episode – 6:30 p.m.
Lady Penelope, Parker and Gordon must rescue the lone crewmember inside a malfunctioning underwater extraction platform.

Saturday, September 10
The Adventures of Figaro Pho – “Fear of Everything/Fear of Being Weak/Fear of Growing Old” –
New Episode – 8 a.m.
On a particularly fearful day, Figaro confronts what seems like an endless array of terrors. Then, Figaro becomes convinced that he is the weakest person in the world and is eager to become strong as quickly as possible. Later, when Figaro wakes up with an old man’s cough and a sore back, he becomes terrified that he has significantly aged.

Rio – Feature Film – Network Premiere – 6 p.m.
When Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg, Now You See Me), a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel (voiced by Anne Hathaway, The Intern), he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.

Bear Grylls’ Survival School – Season Finale – 8 p.m.
The campers have been airlifted by helicopter into the Welsh mountains for a gruelling final exercise. After a night out alone they are hungry and exhausted but it will take great determination to navigate their way to safety.

Sunday, September 11
The Adventures of Figaro Pho – “Fear of Unfamiliar Toilets/Fear of Duplication/Fear of Hiccups” –
New Episode – 8 a.m.
When Figaro’s toilet breaks, he has no choice but to face his fear and find somewhere else to go to the bathroom. Then, Figaro accidentally clones himself and the second Figaro causes major chaos. Later, Figaro is chiselling a statue when he is suddenly cursed with an incurable case of the hiccups.

What Parents Don’t Know – New Episode – 4 p.m.
In this hilarious episode, kids put their parents to the test with a special game of “Cereal Quiz.”
All times ET only

Saturday, September 10
Yo Gabba Gabba! – “School” – Season 3 Premiere – 3 p.m.
Brobee and Toodee discover there is no reason to be afraid of going to school when Miss Angela teaches them fun and new things. Actor Angela Kinsey (The Office), the rock band The Faint and composer Mark Mothersbaugh guest star.