All New Season of "Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel on January 9 at 9PM
(Los Angeles, CA) - Hakeem Oluseyi, Debbie Berebichez, and the rest of your favorite scientists are back to kick off 2016 in the best way possible with brand new episodes of Science Channel's most watched series of 2015, OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE. With hundreds of new viral videos featuring stunts that manage to boggle the minds of even our esteemed physicists and engineers- this season promises to keep dropping jaws when OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE returns Saturday, January 9 at 9PM.
"OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE and our panel of experts show that science really is everywhere, including the middle of the pop culture zeitgeist in the most imaginative, fun and outrageous viral videos we share with each other every day," said Marc Etkind, General Manager, Science Channel.
Each episode of OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE is a hilarious countdown of the most out-of-this-world internet clips showcasing human ingenuity- and sometimes flat out insanity- from across the globe. Dr. Oluseyi, Dr. Berebichez and our team of experts break down the science and humor behind each eccentric experiment and outrageous stunt and take everything you thought you knew about science and turns it inside out.
Saturday's episode, "Like a Boss", celebrates those internet legends who have beaten the competition and taken science to new heights by doing it bigger and better than the rest. From an Olympian cyclist showing just how much power it takes to toast a piece of bread to the bosses of amateur rocket launches, OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE and its team of experts go
behind the scenes of the world's most clicked viral videos to break them down and explore the science that behind the stunts millions of internet and social media users enjoy and share each with each other every day.
OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE is produced for Science Channel by October Films. For October Films, the executive producers are Denman Rooke and Gareth Cornick. For Science Channel, Wyatt Channell is executive producer and Jeff Stepp is coordinating producer. Bernadette McDaid is vice president of production.
About Science Channel
Science Channel, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc, is home for the thought provocateur, the individual who is unafraid to ask the killer questions of "how" and "why not." The network is a playground for those with audacious intellects and features programming willing to go beyond imagination to explore the unknown. Guided by curiosity, Science Channel looks for innovation in mysterious new worlds as well as in its own backyard. Science Channel and the Science Channel HD simulcast reaches over 75 million U.S. households. The network also features high traffic online and social media destinations, includingScienceChannel.com, facebook.com/ScienceChannel and @ScienceChannel on Twitter.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe and Asia-Pacific. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visitwww.discoverycommunications.com.