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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)

8/6/15
11:00 AM
"Super Hot"  Pyroman the life-size mannequin is exposed to more than 1,000 degrees F; steel workers suit up to beat refinery heat; coffee makers and hair dryers malfunction at Underwriters Laboratories; a friction lab tests aircraft and race-car brakes.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
12:00 PM
"Most Dangerous"  The most dangerous snakes, sports, weather events; America's most dangerous volcano; tornado hazards; base jumping.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
01:00 PM
"Measure It"  How distance, time, speed, weight and temperature are measured; weighing a whale; how a speedometer works; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; measuring tapes made by Stanley Tools.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
02:00 PM
"Super Ships"  The largest, strongest and most unique ships; an oceanography research vessel that can flip a full 90 degrees; one of the world's largest cruise ships; the U.S. Navy's newest and most advanced transport ship; green tugboat; fastest car ferry.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
03:00 PM
"The World's Fastest"  The Koenigsegg CCR automobile; the Shanghai Maglev train; motorboat racer Ken Warby and the Spirit of Australia; the Kingda Ka roller coaster; the Holloman High Speed Test Track.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
04:00 PM
"Super Hot"  Pyroman the life-size mannequin is exposed to more than 1,000 degrees F; steel workers suit up to beat refinery heat; coffee makers and hair dryers malfunction at Underwriters Laboratories; a friction lab tests aircraft and race-car brakes.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
05:00 PM
"Most Dangerous"  The most dangerous snakes, sports, weather events; America's most dangerous volcano; tornado hazards; base jumping.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
06:00 PM
"Measure It"  How distance, time, speed, weight and temperature are measured; weighing a whale; how a speedometer works; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; measuring tapes made by Stanley Tools.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
07:00 PM
"Super Ships"  The largest, strongest and most unique ships; an oceanography research vessel that can flip a full 90 degrees; one of the world's largest cruise ships; the U.S. Navy's newest and most advanced transport ship; green tugboat; fastest car ferry.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
08:00 PM
"Panama Canal Supersized"  The Panama Canal is thought to be the 7th wonder of the modern world, but now to fit the worlds' growing fleet of super ships, the Panama Canal is getting a completely revamped; a look inside the billion dollar Panama Canal Expansion Project.  (Repeat) H2
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.