or


[03/28/18 - 09:42 AM]
Science Channel Expands Engineering Slate with All-New Series "World's Most Epic" and "Engineering Catastrophes"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Thursday, April 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from Science Channel]

SCIENCE CHANNEL EXPANDS ENGINEERING SLATE WITH ALL-NEW SERIES "WORLD'S MOST EPIC" AND "ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES"

(New York) - From the bold and brilliant vehicles that drive us forward to the disastrous structural mistakes that require our finest ingenuity to fix, Science Channel's two new series highlight the most complex engineering developments of all time. WORLD'S MOST EPIC, premiering Thursday, April 5 at 9pm ET/PT, reveals the history and technology behind a fleet of remarkable machines from around the world. At 10pm ET/PT, ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES will look at structural mistakes from around the globe and explore the remarkable solutions used to solve them.

"Science Channel's engineering slate shines a spotlight on the incredible science and technological innovation that produces these remarkable, often mind-blowing feats that support our everyday lives and advancements we take for granted," said Lindsey Foster Blumberg, Supervising Producer, Science Channel.

WORLD'S MOST EPIC reveals the technical mysteries and secret history behind airplanes, tanks, ships, cars, trains, and more. They are remarkablypowerful and have all had a profound impact on land, water, and air transport. Each episode will focus on a different class of vehicle, ranging from flying giants, to ships unmatched for their cutting-edge technology, to monster tanks, muscular mega cars, and amazing trains. Among those looked at are the king of the paved roads, the Bugatti Chiron; the Pilatus Railway that manages to climb grades of over 40 percent; the CV90, the most modern and versatile infantry fighting tank in the world, and the world's most exclusive business jet that can be booked for $700,000 per hour.

ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES will profile, investigate, analyze, and find solutions for the world's most unbelievable engineering gaffes. From the hilarious to the mind-boggling, from the deadly to the bank-busting, this series showcases some of the most outrageous structural disasters and the genius resolutions to get things back on track. Blunders explored this season include a waterfront building in England that has created a wind tunnel so strong, pedestrians have been blown over; the Carrier Dome in snowy Syracuse that has a soft top roof requiring workers to climb atop with hot water hoses to prevent collapse every time snow falls; a Brazilian highway that is so close to tall buildings that neighborhood residents are concerned about hearing loss.

WORLD'S MOST EPIC is produced for Science Channel by Off The Fence. For Off The Fence, Klaus Proff and Thilo Proff are executive producers. For Science Channel, Neil Laird is executive producer.

ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES is produced for Science Channel by BriteSpark Films. For BriteSpark Films, Nick Godwin is the executive producer. For Science Channel, Lindsey Foster Blumberg is supervising producer.

About Science Channel

Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the home of all things sciencearound the clock, including series such as MYTHBUSTERS, STREET SCIENCE, OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE, WHAT ON EARTH?, HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS, MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED, UNEARTHED, SPACE'S DEEPEST SECRETS, and HOW IT'S MADE. Science Channel is the premiere TV, digital and social community for those with a passion for science, space, technology, archeology, and engineering, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment across all Science Channel assets including: Science Channel television network, available in more than 68 million homes in the U.S; complimentary Video On Demand offering; SCI Go app allowing viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime; deep video, interactive storytelling and virtual reality at www.sciencechannel.com; and conversations on Science Channel's popular social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat via @ScienceChannel.

About Discovery:

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit www.corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.





  [march 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES (SCIENCE)
· WORLD'S MOST EPIC (SCIENCE)





[06/18/24 - 01:40 PM]
ABC News Announces "Battle for the White House"
ABC News announces coverage of the 2024 presidential election and the candidates with special programming on ABC, ABC News Live, the 24/7 streaming news network, and Hulu on Thursday, June 27, beginning at 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. EDT.

[06/18/24 - 01:32 PM]
MTV Sets "Surreal Life: Villa of Secrets" Premiere for Tuesday, July 23rd at 9PM ET/PT
This season, eight celebrity strangers have no idea what's in store when they check-in to the Villa of Secrets for an outlandish, Surreal getaway.

[06/18/24 - 01:31 PM]
"Power Book II: Ghost" Season 4 Part One Delivers Over 6.5 Million Multiplatform Viewers in Its Premiere Week Becoming One of Network's Biggest Premieres Ever
Additionally, the "Power" Universe series have now amassed a staggering 1.5 billion hours watched globally to date.

[06/18/24 - 01:02 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key Target Demos vs. CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Leading in Overall Viewers for 4th Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers, posting its largest overall audience in 3 years.

[06/18/24 - 01:00 PM]
HBO Original Drama Series "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms" Begins Production
Newly announced cast includes Finn Bennett as Aerion Targaryen, Bertie Carvel as Baelor Targaryen, Tanzyn Crawford as Tanselle, Daniel Ings as Ser Lyonel Barotheon, and Sam Spruell as Maekar Targaryen.

[06/18/24 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 10: "Bridgerton" Shines at #1; "Under Paris" Enters Most Popular
The third and final season of the fantasy adventure series "Sweet Tooth" moved up the list ranking in second place (6M views) and Season 2 of the reality dating competition series "Perfect Match" made some (potentially questionable) moves to take third place (5.1M views).

[06/18/24 - 11:30 AM]
NBCUniversal Renews "Resident Alien" for Season Four; Will Move the Series to USA Network from Syfy
Season three averaged 3.3 million total viewers (+4% vs. S2) and 1 million in the 18-49 demo (+36% vs. S2) across all platforms through 35 days.

[06/18/24 - 11:01 AM]
AMC Networks' July Highlights Include Debut of "Snowpiercer" Season 4, Return of "Signora Volpe," New Season of "Oshi No Ko" and More!
These films, series and more join an extensive catalogue of compelling dramas, beloved franchises, highly anticipated films and timely collections on AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder, Sundance Now, and anime-focused HIDIVE, all month long.

[06/18/24 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix to Debut "Resurrected Rides" from the Original Team Behind "Pimp My Ride"
Comedian and actor Chris Redd, along with his team of next-level mechanics, helps deserving owners transform their beloved beaters into roadworthy masterpieces.

[06/18/24 - 10:00 AM]
Max Original Series "Breaking New Ground" Debuts June 27
The six-episode series follows Broadway performer, entrepreneur, and educator Robert Hartwell as he takes on the challenge of transforming a 200-year-old house with a complicated history into a home filled with love.

[06/18/24 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Prime Video and Amazon Freevee Release the Official Trailer for "UNINTERRUPTED's Top Class Tennis," Premiering July 18
All four episodes of the season will be available on premiere day on Prime Video and Amazon Freevee in the U.S., UK, and Germany.

[06/18/24 - 09:03 AM]
"CMA Fest" Unveils Star-Studded Performances for Three-Hour Primetime Concert Special Airing Tuesday, June 25, at 8/7c on ABC
The three-hour concert event features can't-miss collaborations and unforgettable performances that took place during the 51st CMA Fest just days ago in Nashville.

[06/18/24 - 09:01 AM]
Acorn TV's Detective Drama, "Signora Volpe," Returns for Season Two on Monday, July 29
Filmed on location in the picturesque Lazio and Umbria regions in Italy, the three-part series follows disillusioned British spy Sylvia Fox (Emilia Fox) as she finds herself starting a new, quiet life in the Italian countryside, only to have a local case of murder and blackmail lure her back into investigative work.

[06/18/24 - 08:09 AM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Capital One" Draws More Than Two Million Viewers for Second Consecutive Week
ESPN's exclusive coverage of the Boston Red Sox decisive 9-3 victory over their longtime rivals the New York Yankees on June 16 averaged 2,070,000 viewers, peaking with 2,532,000 viewers at 9:15 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.

[06/18/24 - 08:01 AM]
"Masterpiece" Announces "Grantchester" Will Return for Season 10
Stars Robson Green and Rishi Nair will both return as DI Geordie Keating and Reverend Alphy Kottaram, respectively.