Next Broadcast:

Home Building
Most of us live in one, but do you know how it was built? Join Joel and J.D. Pierce as they lay down the blue prints for the home building process.

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sun, Feb 1, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Ice Sculpting
Did you know that hot water freezes faster than cold water? Join host Joel Greene as he learns the art of ice sculpting. Experience the freezing temperatures that must be regulated in order to create these masterful creations.

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Wed, Jan 28, 2015 -- 5:00am
Wed, Jan 28, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Sun, Feb 1, 2015 -- 5:00am

Banjo Making
Did you know that banjos are made of three other instruments? Join host Joel Greene as he learns how banjos are made. Joel learns all about what gives the banjos that unique sound.

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 5:00am
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Corn Chips
Can you guess how many pieces of corn are in one corn chip? Join host Joel Greene on this tasty episode as he visits a factory to learn how corn chips are made.

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 5:00am
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Helicopter Making
Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines - and then take them apart?

Mon, Feb 2, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Tue, Feb 3, 2015 -- 5:00am
Tue, Feb 3, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sun, Feb 8, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Did you know that some penguins can live in warm weather? Join host Joel Greene as he visits the Aquarium of the Pacific to learn all about Magellenic Penguins. He gets to watch them swim and listen to the loud noises they make. He even gets to pet and feed them!

Tue, Feb 3, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Wed, Feb 4, 2015 -- 5:00am
Wed, Feb 4, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sat, Feb 7, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Sun, Feb 8, 2015 -- 5:00am

Have you ever wondered how tofu is made? Join host Joel Greene as he visits Oakland, California to learn how tofu is made. Greene gets to jump right into tasting the various types of tofu and tofu flavors.

Wed, Feb 4, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Thu, Feb 5, 2015 -- 5:00am
Thu, Feb 5, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Did you know that some stickers can stick permanently? Join host Joel Greene as he visits a massive sticker manufacturer to learn how they make stickers. He even gets to witness a real laser making stickers and watch the amazing process of 3D stickers!

Thu, Feb 5, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Fri, Feb 6, 2015 -- 5:00am
Fri, Feb 6, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Laymon's Candy
Partner Ken Laymon takes host, Joel Greene, on a grand tour of the Laymon's Candy Factory, where Joel discovers how to make some of Laymon's delicious candies, and of course, become an official taste-tester too!

Mon, Feb 9, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Tue, Feb 10, 2015 -- 5:00am
Tue, Feb 10, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery.

Tue, Feb 10, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Wed, Feb 11, 2015 -- 5:00am
Wed, Feb 11, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 -- 5:00am

Bike Making
Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world.

Wed, Feb 11, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Thu, Feb 12, 2015 -- 5:00am
Thu, Feb 12, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip.

Thu, Feb 12, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 -- 5:00am
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Moonridge Animal Park
Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the CQ crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard.

Mon, Feb 16, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 5:00am
Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sun, Feb 22, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Movie Animatronics
Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak peak into all the hard work that goes into making creatures come to life.

Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 5:00am
Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sat, Feb 21, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Sun, Feb 22, 2015 -- 5:00am

Orange Packing
Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged to be shipped across the world. Watch as Joel takes on the duty of orange picking with a 50 pound bag strapped to him.

Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Thu, Feb 19, 2015 -- 5:00am
Thu, Feb 19, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Gentle Giants Rescue
Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses.

Thu, Feb 19, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Fri, Feb 20, 2015 -- 5:00am
Fri, Feb 20, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Mrs. Fields Cookies
Join Joel on this sweet quest to the Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah to learn how they make their famous, and delicious cookies. Watch as Joel displays his lack of skill when it comes to the fine art of baking.

Mon, Feb 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 5:00am
Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Plate Making
Join Joel on this unique quest to learn how plastic and foam plates are made. We've all used and seen these products, now get a behind-the-scenes look at how they are transformed.

Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Wed, Feb 25, 2015 -- 5:00am
Wed, Feb 25, 2015 -- 4:00pm
Sat, Feb 28, 2015 -- 11:00pm

Bowling Balls
Join the CQ crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!

Wed, Feb 25, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Thu, Feb 26, 2015 -- 5:00am
Thu, Feb 26, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Salmon Hatchery
Join Joel and the CQ crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish.

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 -- 11:00pm
Fri, Feb 27, 2015 -- 5:00am
Fri, Feb 27, 2015 -- 4:00pm

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