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Modern Marvels

"Built to Last"

Amazing, ingenious and ultrasturdy shelters, machines, containers, and materials help to ensure the continuation of society.  (Repeat)

Wed 4/8 12:00 PM  H2
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer), Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

3/27/15
05:00 PM
"Top Ten"  The top 10 technological innovations of the last generation.  (Repeat) H2
3/27/15
08:00 PM
"Amazing Job Countdown"  A countdown of the ten most fascinating occupations.  (Repeat) H2
3/27/15
09:00 PM
"Walt Disney World"  Behind the scenes at the Magic Kingdom; its original designs; what makes each park function.  (Repeat) H2
3/27/15
11:00 PM
"Superhighways"  How superhighways move millions of people every year; 20-lane project in Houston; China's 28,000-mile National Trunk Highway System; High-Five interchange in Dallas; the anatomy of a traffic jam.  (Repeat) H2
3/28/15
12:00 AM
"Amazing Job Countdown"  A countdown of the ten most fascinating occupations.  (Repeat) H2
3/28/15
01:00 AM
"Walt Disney World"  Behind the scenes at the Magic Kingdom; its original designs; what makes each park function.  (Repeat) H2
3/28/15
03:00 AM
"Superhighways"  How superhighways move millions of people every year; 20-lane project in Houston; China's 28,000-mile National Trunk Highway System; High-Five interchange in Dallas; the anatomy of a traffic jam.  (Repeat) H2
3/31/15
07:00 AM
"Diamond Mines"  Miners dig for rough diamonds half a mile deep.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/3/15
07:00 AM
"Weird Machines"  Some machines built for sheer spectacle.  (Repeat) H2
4/3/15
08:00 AM
"'60s Tech"  Color TV; satellite broadcasting; transistor radios; the Ford Mustang.  (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)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.