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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)

4/20/15
07:00 AM
"BBQ Tech"  Famous barbecue cook-offs; long-established barbecue restaurants.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/20/15
08:00 AM
"Candy"  Boxed chocolates as See's Candy; Schimpff's Confectionery; Jelly Belly; salt-water taffy pullers.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/20/15
09:00 AM
"Hot & Spicy"  Hot and spicy items; Tabasco sauce made by McIlhenny Co. in Louisiana; McCormick & Co. spices from Baltimore; chili cook-off; capsaicin gives peppers tongue-burning heat; Michael Jordan's SolToro Tequila Grill in Connecticut.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/20/15
10:00 AM
"Fast Food Tech"  Vendors grow, process, freeze, ship, track and cook fast-food across the U.S.; the history of fast-food chains.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/20/15
11:00 AM
"More Snackfood Tech"  Coca-Cola; Cadbury Schweppes; Krispy Kreme plant; the production of jerky and pork rinds at Oberto and Rudolph Foods.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/22/15
07:00 AM
"Corpse Tech"  The human body is host to a multitude of hidden secrets even after death; coroner; funeral home director; forensic anthropologist; engineers.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/27/15
06:00 AM
"Coffee"  The beverage coffee originates in Ethiopia more than 1,000 years ago.  (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.