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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)

4/25/15
08:00 AM
"Walt Disney World"  Behind the scenes at the Magic Kingdom; its original designs; what makes each park function.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/25/15
10:00 AM
"Amazing Job Countdown"  A countdown of the ten most fascinating occupations.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/25/15
11:00 AM
"Mega Food Countdown"  America's favorite foods are profiled.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/25/15
12:00 PM
"Strangest Countdown"  A gooey slime that could be a terrorist's worst nightmare; an exacting art form requiring the help of millions of ravenous beetles; a devise so strange and destructive that its inventor allegedly destroyed it to avert a catastrophe.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/25/15
01:00 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) HISTORY
4/27/15
06:00 AM
"Coffee"  The beverage coffee originates in Ethiopia more than 1,000 years ago.  (Repeat) HISTORY
5/1/15
07:00 AM
"Rice"  Find out everything there is to know about growing, harvesting and milling rice.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
08:00 AM
"Corn"  Corn is the largest agricultural crop in the world, and it is used in more than 3,000 diverse items, ranging from food to the plastic wrap for packaging it.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
09:00 AM
"BBQ Tech"  Famous barbecue cook-offs; long-established barbecue restaurants.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
10:00 AM
"Food Trucks"  Mobile eateries with surprising innovations.  (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.