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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)

9/12/15
04:00 PM
"Alaskan Fishing"  A fishing boat pursues Alaskan pollock in the Bering Sea during the last voyage of a grueling season.  (Repeat) H2
9/15/15
07:00 AM
"Brooklyn Bridge"  Built with the pioneering use of steel-wire support cables, the Brooklyn Bridge became an instant symbol of American pride.  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
08:00 AM
"Paving America"  American roads: from pre-World War II highways to the interstate system.  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
09:00 AM
"Mount Rushmore"  Sculptor Gutzon Borglum supervises miners and quarry men in order to carve Mount Rushmore.  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
10:00 AM
"Walt Disney World"  Behind the scenes at the Magic Kingdom; its original designs; what makes each park function.  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
12:00 PM
"Supersized Food"  The biggest stacked burger in the world at almost 250 pounds; a plus-sized Sicilian pizza that feeds almost 75 people; a 72-ounce steak that no real cowboy can resist; the seven-pound hot dog that's too big for a bun; a giant cupcake.  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
01:00 PM
"Cheese"  The ancient techniques, cutting-edge technologies and history of cheese.  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
02:00 PM
"Amazing Gadgets Countdown"  A countdown of the top gizmos and gadgets featured on "Modern Marvels."  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
03:00 PM
"Mega Weapon Countdown"  Top 10 amazing weapons.  (Repeat) HISTORY
9/15/15
04:00 PM
"Mega Food Countdown"  America's favorite foods are profiled.  (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.