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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)

5/24/15
04:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 20"  BP's Texas City oil refinery's 2005 explosion; the 2001 crash of American Airlines flight 587; NASA's Skylab.  (Repeat) H2
5/24/15
05:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 19"  The Edmund Fitzgerald; Boeing 737 crashes; nuclear disasters; oil storage facility.  (Repeat) H2
5/24/15
06:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 21"  A steam-pipe explosion in Manhattan; Boston's Big Dig highway project; a Mannheim, Germany, air show.  (Repeat) H2
5/24/15
07:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 22"  From a massive oil spill to refinery blaze to a downed plane, find out what went wrong and how to prevent the next engineering disaster.  (Repeat) H2
5/24/15
08:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 17"  The 1931 Fokker F-10 passenger airplane crash; Marine Electric coal ship; Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.  (Repeat) H2
5/24/15
09:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 15"  Chicago flood; Alpine tunnel fires; riverboat boiler explosion; building collapse; plane crash.  (Repeat) H2
5/24/15
10:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 14"  Oil-tanker explosion; subway tunnel cave-in; freighter-plane crash; molasses flash-flood; freeway-ramp collapse.  (Repeat) H2
5/24/15
11:00 PM
"Engineering Disasters 13"  Love Canal; flaws in Patriot Missile systems; collapse of the World Trade Center; Cocoanut Grove fire; failed building demolition.  (Repeat) H2
5/25/15
12:00 AM
"Engineering Disasters 17"  The 1931 Fokker F-10 passenger airplane crash; Marine Electric coal ship; Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.  (Repeat) H2
5/25/15
01:00 AM
"Engineering Disasters 15"  Chicago flood; Alpine tunnel fires; riverboat boiler explosion; building collapse; plane crash.  (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.