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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)

8/5/15
04:00 AM
"Bible Tech"  The use of technology is ever-present in the Bible.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
10:00 AM
"The World's Fastest"  The Koenigsegg CCR automobile; the Shanghai Maglev train; motorboat racer Ken Warby and the Spirit of Australia; the Kingda Ka roller coaster; the Holloman High Speed Test Track.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
11:00 AM
"Super Hot"  Pyroman the life-size mannequin is exposed to more than 1,000 degrees F; steel workers suit up to beat refinery heat; coffee makers and hair dryers malfunction at Underwriters Laboratories; a friction lab tests aircraft and race-car brakes.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
12:00 PM
"Most Dangerous"  The most dangerous snakes, sports, weather events; America's most dangerous volcano; tornado hazards; base jumping.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
01:00 PM
"Measure It"  How distance, time, speed, weight and temperature are measured; weighing a whale; how a speedometer works; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; measuring tapes made by Stanley Tools.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
02:00 PM
"Super Ships"  The largest, strongest and most unique ships; an oceanography research vessel that can flip a full 90 degrees; one of the world's largest cruise ships; the U.S. Navy's newest and most advanced transport ship; green tugboat; fastest car ferry.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
03:00 PM
"The World's Fastest"  The Koenigsegg CCR automobile; the Shanghai Maglev train; motorboat racer Ken Warby and the Spirit of Australia; the Kingda Ka roller coaster; the Holloman High Speed Test Track.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
04:00 PM
"Super Hot"  Pyroman the life-size mannequin is exposed to more than 1,000 degrees F; steel workers suit up to beat refinery heat; coffee makers and hair dryers malfunction at Underwriters Laboratories; a friction lab tests aircraft and race-car brakes.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
05:00 PM
"Most Dangerous"  The most dangerous snakes, sports, weather events; America's most dangerous volcano; tornado hazards; base jumping.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
06:00 PM
"Measure It"  How distance, time, speed, weight and temperature are measured; weighing a whale; how a speedometer works; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; measuring tapes made by Stanley Tools.  (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.