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Modern Marvels

Celebrating technological breakthroughs and man-made wonders. 

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer), Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer), Marc Etkind (Director)

6/1/15
08:00 PM
"Retro Tech"  The evolution of technology; how things now considered obsolete worked such as the typewriter, VCR, analog TV, vinyl record, film camera and brick-sized mobile phone, as well as products that superseded them.  (Repeat) H2
6/1/15
11:00 PM
"Bathroom Tech"  The history of bathing and showering; how modern plumbing systems work; history of oral hygiene.  (Repeat) H2
6/2/15
12:00 AM
"Retro Tech"  The evolution of technology; how things now considered obsolete worked such as the typewriter, VCR, analog TV, vinyl record, film camera and brick-sized mobile phone, as well as products that superseded them.  (Repeat) H2
6/2/15
03:00 AM
"Bathroom Tech"  The history of bathing and showering; how modern plumbing systems work; history of oral hygiene.  (Repeat) H2
6/2/15
08:00 AM
"Commercial Fishing"  Old fishing community; monstrous factory trawler; deep-sea fish farms.  (Repeat) HISTORY
6/2/15
09:00 AM
"Wood"  Hundreds of years before steel and plastic, wood was the building block of America.  (Repeat) HISTORY
6/2/15
10:00 AM
"Rice"  Find out everything there is to know about growing, harvesting and milling rice.  (Repeat) HISTORY
6/2/15
11:00 AM
"Super Human"  Whether humans have the ability to possess superpowers; a man can strap on an exoskeleton and lift hundreds of pounds with little effort; Mr. Cyborg can control machines with his thoughts; flying like Superman.  (Repeat) HISTORY
6/2/15
12:00 PM
"Dams"  Hoover Dam; Utah State University Water Research Laboratory hydraulics lab in Logan, Utah.  (Repeat) HISTORY
6/2/15
01:00 PM
"Built to Last"  Amazing, ingenious and ultrasturdy shelters, machines, containers, and materials help to ensure the continuation of society.  (Repeat) HISTORY
Modern Marvels

Premise
Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination on a grand scale, ``Modern Marvels'' tells the amazing stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who create everyday items, technological advancements and manmade wonders. The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and 1990s technology are just a few of the many topics that have been covered during the long-running series' run.

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer) , Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer) , Marc Etkind (Director)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.