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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
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
5/25/15
02:00 AM
"Engineering Disasters 14"  Oil-tanker explosion; subway tunnel cave-in; freighter-plane crash; molasses flash-flood; freeway-ramp collapse.  (Repeat) H2
5/25/15
03:00 AM
"Engineering Disasters 13"  Love Canal; flaws in Patriot Missile systems; collapse of the World Trade Center; Cocoanut Grove fire; failed building demolition.  (Repeat) H2
5/26/15
06:00 PM
"Mega Weapon Countdown"  Top 10 amazing weapons.  (Repeat) H2
5/26/15
07:00 PM
"Amazing Job Countdown"  A countdown of the ten most fascinating occupations.  (Repeat) H2
5/26/15
08:00 PM
"Salt"  Salt is a versatile substance with 14,000 known uses; visiting a salt mine under Lake Erie; an evaporation facility harvests ocean salt near San Francisco; a Florida restaurant offers 40 varieties of salt.  (Repeat) H2
5/26/15
11:00 PM
"Inside Your Walls"  A computer-managed home in Colorado showcases the high tech gadgetry destined to inhabit every wall in the future; a network of walls with cutouts and Plexiglas windows reveal how pests and creepy crawlies of all kinds can congregate.  (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.