Building on the most-watched quarter in the network’s history in 1Q2015, Science Channel’s 2015-16 Upfront programming slate promises viewers smart entertainment with unique, engaging, interactive and dynamic new series, live specials and returning programs that will redefine the science genre.
Disasters, whether manmade or made by Mother Nature, are a part of life on Earth. Hurricanes, massive explosions, tornadoes, floods, mudslides and fires sometimes threaten human lives and ravage communities. Though the devastation is often reported, rarely is it explained exactly how these catastrophes become so power...
THE AGE OF AEROSPACE, a five-part series sponsored by Boeing, will explore the advancements in civilian, military and space technology around some of America’s greatest achievements, premieres on Science Channel Monday, Feb. 1 at 8PM.
A two-part world premiere about alien encounters premiering March 13 and March 20 at 10pm ET/PT. In two dramatic hours, ALIEN ENCOUNTERS lays out a plausible hypothetical scenario for a first contact event.
These two episodes of ALIEN ENCOUNTERS begin where the first two episodes left off. A swarm of alien spacecraft hover in the Earth’s atmosphere and suddenly deposit thousands of mysterious capsules on the surface.
Season three of ALIEN ENCOUNTERS continues to raise questions about, and explore the hypothetical impact of alien contact with humans.
This all-new special is an “Encyclopedia Galactica” of non-Earth life forms, and an investigation into the latest scientific understanding of life beyond planet Earth. ALIENS: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE showcases the extraordinary scientists who are currently grappling with extraordinary questions about alien life.
America’s do-it-yourselfers, innovators and entrepreneurs are getting the opportunity of a lifetime – to turn their big ideas into big money on Science Channel’s all-new series ALL-AMERICAN MAKERS, world premiering Wednesday, January 21 at 10 PM ET/PT.
Every week on AAM, four top makers from around the nation pitch their products to a panel of three experts, venture capitalist Marc Portney, Printrbot founder and owner Brook Drumm and mechanical designer and robotics expert Brian Roe, for the chance to cut through the clutter and get their products to the public.
AN IDIOT ABROAD is the most elaborate practical-joke-turned-social-experiment in television history. In the eight-episode series, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant send their simple curmudgeon of a friend, Karl Pilkington, on a journey around the world to see the Seven Wonders.
This January, everyone's favorite reluctant traveler returns to the departure gate when AN IDIOT ABROAD 2: THE BUCKET LIST touches down at SCIENCE.
Ricky Gervais has convinced Karl to embark on another ambitious expedition; from Italy to China following in the footsteps of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Joining Karl on the excursion is Ricky’s diminutive friend–film and television star Warwick Davis (“Life's Too Short”, "Star Wars").
In one month SCIENCE partners with TED and SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence), to enlist like-minded individuals everywhere to tackle this defining question with ARE WE ALONE?, a breakthrough multimedia initiative.
In this episode we’ll meet scientists probing the big questions: Will the aliens we encounter be warlike? How will we talk to creatures with whom we share no common ground? Could they have come here already? And can we visit aliens on their own turf?
Seventy-four percent of Americans believe in the existence of aliens - and 15 million believe that they have actually made contact with extraterrestrials. This March, Science Channel returns with its programming event dedicated to one of mankind’s most pressing questions with ARE WE ALONE?
ARE WE ALONE? WEEK RETURNS TO SCIENCE THIS MARCH Interviews with those who have had UFO experiences revealed for the first time
BIBLICAL CONSPIRACIES will explore the most unexpected finds of the last few years, and uncover the bizarre secrets behind them. With the aid of cutting edge technology, we return to the crumbling tombs, palaces and ruins of the Holy Land, in search of ancient conspiracies hidden away for two thousand years.
Science and celebrity collide for this star-studded event, where tens of millions of dollars will be awarded to top scientists. 2nd Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony hosted by Seth MacFarlane. Presenters Include Kate Beckinsale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Diaz, John Hamm and Eddie Redmayne
Professional architect Danny Forster is back to shed light on the engineering of the largest and most complex construction projects in an all-new season of BUILD IT BIGGERl. Danny spans the globe to bring viewers an inside look at the creation of enormous bridges, skyscrapers, resorts, ships, stadiums and even beaches.
Science Channel’s first scripted drama tells the riveting story of Dr. Richard Feynman’s instrumental role in uncovering the truth behind the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986. Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt stars as the brilliant physicist and is joined in the film by Bruce Greenwood and Brian Dennehy.
Viral videos flood the Internet when a spontaneously chaotic event is haphazardly captured on film. These heart-stopping moments are at the center of the new .series CHAOS CAUGHT ON CAMERA. The series features user-generated content from disastrous situations and is deconstructed with incredible statistic
In CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, Science Channel explores the countless UFO sightings which are reported from thousands of regions around the globe. Many of these sightings are documented and investigated. Most of them can be accounted for by weather patterns, flight schedules or extraordinary imagination.
On May 20, world-renowned scientist Dr. J. Craig Venter announced he and his team at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) became the first in history to synthetically create a living, self-replicating cell. The news holds groundbreaking potential for solutions to a host of global challenges.
Danger by Design is a stunning docu-series that gives an unprecedented look at the life of Nik Wallenda—a 21st century daredevil who is a seventh generation member of the Flying Wallendas. The series chronicles Nik as he travels the world and documents the process of creating spectacular stunts with his family.
This August, SCIENCE examines what happens when scientific research goes too far. The six-part series takes viewers inside the laboratory to profile strange science and expose some of history’s most bizarre experiments.
SCIENCE returns to the laboratory to unearth history’s most sinister tales with the second season of the breakout series DARK MATTERS: TWISTED BUT TRUE. Hosted by the incomparable John Noble, DARK MATTERS: TWISTED BUT TRUE opens forbidden research records on the most shocking scientific studies ever executed.
Premieres Wednesday, August 31 at 9 PM. Who wouldn't want a smart house? A house that uses all of the technology we can muster to keep us healthy, comfortable, entertained and connected, and even saves us money? The Science Channel explores the future of home sweet home, everything from backyard wind-driven turbines t...
Navigating the farthest reaches of the galaxy to escape the totalitarian alliance, Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds leads a mercenary crew aboard his ragtag transport spaceship, ironically named "Serenity."
After months of intense buzz and two blockbuster panels at both San Diego and New York Comic-Con, it’s finally time for the main event – FIREFLY: BROWNCOATS UNITE on November 11 at 10 PM (ET/PT).
Take two anvils, add a pile of gunpowder and ignite. What might seem like a recipe for disaster is actually the formula for high-flying, explosive fun this Labor Day with the world-premiere special FLYING ANVILS.
SCIENCE invites viewers to join FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, eccentric scientist Dr. Walter Bishop and his son Peter Bishop as they create and test scientific impossibilities while investigating unbelievable events and mysterious crimes on the critically acclaimed dramatic series FRINGE.
FUTURESCAPE with James Woods Premieres on Tuesday, November 19 at 10PM ET/PT
In Science Channel's all-new series HACKING THE WILD, "Digital Survivalist" Andy Quitmeyer goes deep into some of the most remote parts of the world armed with nothing but everyday technology and science to survive the wilderness.
Imagine a world where kids are as passionate about physics as they are about Facebook; where excelling in math is the coolest thing in school; and engineers and scientists are treated like rock stars. Science Channel introduces kids to this new world with the premiere of HEAD RUSH, a new one-hour, commercial-fre...
Ever wonder how that GPS System you got from your wife this holiday season actually works? Or, how engineers fit all that horse power in the Ferrari you wish you had gotten with the GPS? Science Channel's popular series HOW DO THEY DO IT? is providing answers to these questions and more about Ferraris, GPS...
Have you ever wondered how aluminum foil is made? From adhesive bandages to yogurt to contact lenses, find out how many of the everyday objects we seldom stop to think about become the things they are.
Hosts Liz Bonin and Martin Pepper set out on explorations of some of the most provocative questions facing earth science today.
Welcome to the do-it-yourself instruction manual for humanity’s greatest modern-day inventions. You will need: a ton of curiosity, a healthy dose of awe and a sense of humor.
A peculiar bump on a graph at The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has the potential to change everything we think we know about the universe and humanity, and Science Channel is there to take audiences along the eight month journey of discovery.
How does a cruise ship containing 18 decks and 6,000 guests stay afloat? How was the world’s heaviest man-made structure built? Which construction can hold the most football fans in the world? IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING answers these questions, and more, when it returns for an all new season on Wednesday, March 16 at 9PM.
Each episode will take the audience inside the daily reality of living as a genius. Viewers will be astonished, possibly even frightened, as we reveal how in human biology, genius and madness often appear side by side in the same mind.
For the third year running SCIENCE takes viewers inside the high-flying, fuel injected competition of LARGE DANGEROUS ROCKET SHIPS. LDRS brings together junkyard geniuses who love the thrill of danger and have a knack for all things explosive for one of the nation’s largest competitive rocket launching events.
On July 8, 2011, history will be made as the shuttle Atlantis lifts off on the final flight of NASA’s Space Shuttle program. Thirty years after the first shuttle launch, the eyes of the world again will be on Kennedy Space Center as an unforgettable period of science, wonder and imagination comes to an end. Upon its ret
Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside the machines you use every day? How does an escalator haul hundreds of people up a slope as steep as Mount Fuji? How can a simple shopping cart carry a load six times its own weight? How does a car wash scrub dirty vehicles clean without leaving a scratch? Using CGI animatio
In the three-part special MAN VS. THE UNIVERSE, Science Channel is bringing viewers a mind-blowing look at the innovative, high-tech work private businesses, engineers and scientists are doing to occupy Mars, mine the Moon’s fertile grounds and keep asteroids from destroying life on Earth.
Back by popular demand, MANTRACKER is at it again to challenge the wits and wills of weekend warriors in an intense game of cat and mouse played out in the rough countryside. Each episode of this gritty adventure series pits two new competitors against MANTRACKER, a veteran outdoorsman trained in tracking and retriev...
SCIENCE joins the Martian Invasion as it tackles the question that has boggled mankind for centuries: could there be life on Mars? On August 6, SCIENCE will follow NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab for an exclusive same-day look at the final stage of their mission to determine if the Red Planet has the ability to support life.
METEORITE MEN premieres on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at 9 PM (ET/PT).
For the past three years, 61 million + watched as Karl Pilkington set out on ambitious expeditions organized by his pals Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant on Science Channel’s AN IDIOT ABROAD. The network’s most successful series concluded this past February, but Karl is embarking on entirely new life adventure.
MONSTER BUG WARS combines the fun of a classic 1950s monster movie with the intense action of a steel cage match as it follows the insect world's most lethal predators engaging in one-on-one showdowns for survival, supremacy...and supper.
THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING… SCIENCE CHANNEL PRESENTS THE MYTHBUSTERS HOLIDAY MEGA MARATHON -- 9 ½ Days, 220 Episodes, 228 Hours, All Mythbusters! All the Time!--
Celebrate this holiday season with the MythBusters - Adam, Jamie, Kari, Grant and Tory - as Science Channel airs every episode ever of MythBusters during MYTHBUSTERS MEGA MARATHON beginning Friday, Dec. 23 at midnight and concluding Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 6 AM.
MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH is an all-new series featuring the next generation of fearless contenders with killer build skills, science smarts and nerves of steel, ready to be judged each week as they bust myths and vie for the win in becoming the next myth-busting superstars. MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH will premiere in 2017.
NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES dives into the mysteries of some of NASA’s most curious missions to explore stories of engineering achievement and human endurance. Each episode offers first hand testimony from astronauts, NASA mission footage, plus beautifully rendered CGI to bring to life these voyages that reveal unexplained
NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES returns with more mysterious encounters, unusual discoveries and strange sightings, straight from NASA’s best and brightest. Tune in for true stories of unexplainable phenomena first observed by the most credible scientific organization in the world.
Science Channel unlocks cabinets of curiosity with the return of Oddities and the series premiere of Odd Folks Home. Strange Saturdays at Science Channel begin on Saturday, February 9 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Back for its second season, Oddities presents the crew from the wild, weird world of Obscura Oddities and Antiques, a store where the customers are as odd as the artifacts.
Science Channel unlocks cabinets of curiosity with the return of Oddities and the series premiere of Odd Folks Home. Strange Saturdays at Science Channel Begin on Saturday, February 9 at 9:00PM ET/PT
After the success of the network's breakout hit ODDITIES, SCIENCE moves its popular franchise to the West Coast with the world premiere of ODDITIES: SAN FRANCISCO. SCIENCE expands its empire of the eccentric to the epicenter of all things strange at San Francisco's famed Haight Street.
The third season of ODDITIES takes all of the wonderfully weird elements of the franchise's first two installments and turns up the volume for eleven ridiculously entertaining episodes that redefine the notion of "freak chic."
This week, the sun set on one of mankind's greatest pioneers with the passing of Neil Armstrong. The Armstrong story provides a snapshot of a profoundly historic moment for the United States, when groundbreaking science and technology combined with an unmatched passion for satisfying curiosity. In celebration of Armstro
Science Channel’s OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE, featuring out-of-this-world viral videos and a team of experts revealing the science behind the stunts, returns for a new season Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 10PM. The all-new episodes show mind-blowing displays of science in action while counting down the week’s Top 20 videos.
What if the time spent playing Youtube videos also exposed us to first-hand demonstrations of some of science’s fundamental principles? Science Channel proves that you can have your viral videos and your lab lessons too with the second season of the breakout series OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE.
Ridley Scott, the creative genius behind legendary Hollywood classics including “Alien,” “Blade Runner” and “Gladiator,” comes to SCIENCE this November with the world premiere eight-part series, PROPHETS OF SCIENCE FICTION.
Pumpkins become projectiles once again with the return of PUNKIN CHUNKIN, the annual special that’s becoming as much as part of Thanksgiving tradition as turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce.
**11/1/12 UPDATE: Details available here for this weekend's filming in Delaware** Pumpkins become projectiles once again in this annual 2-hour special
Thanksgiving’s annual battle royal returns to television as teams compete for the title of “Lord of the Gourd” at PUNKIN CHUNKIN 2013, hosted by THE MYTHBUSTERS.
This year, PUNKIN CHUNKIN takes on its biggest challenge yet testing the power of and stability of these engineering marvels against cars, TV, pianos and of course… Pumpkins. PUNKIN CHUNKIN: SUPERCHUNK!.
Two groups of strangers. Two identical rooms. One goal: GET OUT! In Science Channel’s psychological game show RACE TO ESCAPE, hosted by Jimmy Pardo, contestants are armed with only their minds and knowledge as they race against the clock and an opposing team to solve puzzles and unravel cryptic clues hidden inside rooms.
SCIENCE today announced that it will converge on the world’s leading comics and pop culture convention with three exclusive panels at this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (Comic-Con), taking place July 12-15.
Science Channel goes undercover in SCAM CITY the all-new series that dissects the tactics of thieves, con men and scam artists in some of the busiest and most-densely-populated cities across the globe.
In season two of Science Channel's hit series SCI FI SCIENCE: PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, world-renowned physicist and best-selling author Dr. Michio Kaku returns to tackle how mankind will deal with real-life situations from the world of science fiction.
Man-made metal monsters meet up on SCIENCE this Memorial Day in a sudden-death elimination battle to avoid the scrap heap. On Monday, May 30, at 9:00 ET/PT, SCIENCE’s signature SCI SPORTS franchise introduces its latest sensation, KILLER ROBOTS: ROBOGAMES 2011.
Explore the world of the seemingly impossible with the all-new series SCI FI SCIENCE. Hosted by internationally-renowned physicist and co-founder of string field theory, Dr. Michio Kaku, this series poses the idea that science fiction may not be so far from science fact. Examine topics that currently seem so far ou...
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What's it like to leave earth to explore the unknown? How does it feel to be in space? What happens when you're in space and something goes terribly wrong? Science Channel reveals terrifying accidents, fights for survival, and stories of close calls and near misses by the astronauts who survived them.
In the new Science Channel series, SECRETS OF THE UNDERGROUND, premiering Tuesday, February 14 at 10 PM ET/PT, scientist and tech fanatic Rob Nelson travels the country to investigate long lost, subterranean phenomena.
SCIENCE CHANNEL TO AIR LIVE SPACE LAUNCH Space Launch Live: NASA’s One-Year in Space to Take Place on Friday, March 27 SCISpaceLive.com launches to give space fans the ultimate 360 degree experience @ScienceChannel #SCISpaceLive
A few generations ago traveling to the Moon was hard to imagine, and beyond the Moon - a pipe dream. Today there is a new breed of explorer, tasked with going deep into space to unlock and reveal first-ever views of alien worlds and cosmic bodies far beyond anyone’s imagination. SPACE’S DEEPEST SECRETS shares the stories
With “Bourne”-like recreations, a rare “behind the curtain” look at the most sophisticated and secretive intelligence communities in the world. Meet the men and women who served as double agents in the U.S., went undercover in Cuba, Israel, Britain, Russia and China, and lived to tell their stories.
In Science Channel's all-new series STREET SCIENCE, Kevin Delaney leaves his lab behind to hit the streets for experiments that are so unusual, off-beat, and so unexpected they will blow your mind.
Strip The City uses spectacular CGI animation to shed major cities of steel, concrete, air, ocean and bedrock - layer by layer, act by act - in an investigation of each city's hidden infrastructure. Each episode solves key mysteries surrounding the city's origin, geology, archaeology, industry, weather and engineering.
Beneath the crowded sidewalks and bustling streets, every city holds a secret. This January, Science Channel peels back the layers of eight major cities to unveil the hidden technology that protect us from the onslaught of nature’s most terrifying threats
Hackett takes on an engineering/survival adventure each week as he's stranded far from modern luxuries. He doesn't eat bugs for survival, and he doesn't dig a hole in which to sleep. Rather Hackett shows true gumption and tenacity as he thrives in each and every adventure. Nobody wants to be voted off this island!
Premieres Janaury 19 at 10PM ET/PT
SURVIVORMAN is an intense survival adventure that demonstrates real survival strategies and tactics while testing the limits of one man’s endurance. Les Stroud takes off and heads to punishing corners of the world with a few cameras to document his survival experiences.
Academy Award®-winning actor and space enthusiast Morgan Freeman executive produces, hosts and narrates this exploration of the greatest mysteries of the universe. This new series, produced by Freeman's Revelations Entertainment, seeks the answers to the big questions: Are we alone? Where did we ...
Morgan Freeman returns to host an all-new season of multiple Emmy Award-nominated series THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN beginning Tuesday, August 30 at 10PM.
Science Channel’s Emmy®-nominated hit series THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN returns for an all-new mind-bending fifth season. The series that has broken ratings records for the network delivers eight all-new episodes that will provoke and inspire viewers to think beyond the boundaries of what they know.
MORGAN FREEMAN DARES TO ASK THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL QUESTIONS IN THE NEW SEASON OF THROUGH THE WORMHOLE ON SCIENCE CHANNEL --Season 6 premieres with a new look and topics ripped from the headlines--
The iconic Morgan Freeman returns to SCIENCE for a second season of the breakthrough series, THROUGH THE WORMHOLE. Each of the 10 world-premiere episodes poses an all-new question that spans space, science and the unknown – and peaks Freeman’s insatiable curiosity
Academy-Award® winner and movie legend Morgan Freeman returns to host a mind-blowing third season of SCIENCE’s breakout hit THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN on Wednesday, June 6, at 10:00 PM (ET/PT). Featuring nine all-new episodes, the series boldly asks mankind’s most vexing questions, digging deep into the in
Iconic movie star Morgan Freeman returns to Science Channel to host the fourth installment of television’s most-astonishing franchise, the Emmy® nominated THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN on Wednesday, June 5, at 10:00 PM (ET/PT).
In 1966, Gene Roddenberry created a world-wide pop culture phenomenon with the original STAR TREK. Forty five years later, his only son embarks on a journey to discover how his late father's vision changed the way people saw the future - and interacted with each other.
From strange abductions, to mutated species, to bizarre occurrences, there are some phenomena that science cannot–or will not–explain. This summer Science Channel unveils some of these shocking and mind-boggling cases from around the world in the premiere series THE UNEXPLAINED FILES.
THE UNEXPLAINED FILES, Science Channel’s most watched series of 2013, is returning this July for a second season of examining strange, mind-boggling phenomena that science cannot – or will not – explain.
From the rainforests of Borneo to the Australian outback, the far-flung islands off Panama to the mayhem of Mexico City, naturalist Nick Baker takes us to some of the most remote and most inhospitable corners of the earth on a colorful, exhilarating and fact-packed journey to seek out the very strangest animals on the...
Science Channel is experimenting with some of the internet’s most infamous video flubs in its newest series WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?, world premiering Saturday, February 7 at 10 PM ET/PT.
Science Channel’s daring duo, Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds, are back to out-build, out-kaboom and out-science the world’s wildest viral videos. They’re on a quest to recreate the internet’s biggest fails and show what a little science can do to make them go right.
Some defy easy explanation. Science Channel’s top series ‘WHAT ON EARTH?’ uses state of the art imaging technology, together with incisive analysis from experts within the military and intelligence communities and leading scientists, to search for answers.
Experience the universe like never before as physicist and professor Brian Cox explores the most exquisite places and events around the world to explain how the laws of nature have carved spectacular landscapes throughout the solar system in Science Channel's brand new series WONDERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM.
SCIENCE welcomes back Professor Brian Cox for the four-part series WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE. Expanding on the promise of 2010's Peabody Award-winning WONDERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM, WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE kicks off on Wednesday, July 27, at 9 PM (ET/PT), with new episodes airing over four consecutive weeks.