Inventions That Shook The WorldNews

Inventions That Shook The World is a stylized and thrilling look at the inventions of the 20th century that have shaped how we travel, communicate, live, work and play. This series shines a big glaring spotlight on the gizmos and on the geniuses behind the gizmos who, from the seclusion of their workshops, have been the secret engineers of our modern society. The series will tell the extraordinary stories of these wide-eyed nutty professors responsible for everything from the vacuum cleaner to kitty litter, jet engines to the nicotine patch. Alongside their greatest inventions, we also showcase their equally great disasters – those inventions that should never have seen the light of day. Each episode highlights one decade, from the 1900s to the 1990s, and focuses specifically on 10-15 groundbreaking inventions. Inventions That Shook The World mixes history, science and pop culture, resulting in a definitive chronicle of populist inventions of the 20th Century.
 

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Junk RaidersNews

Junk Raiders

March 09, 2015

The Junk Raiders team returns and pushes the idea of “upcycling” to the limits with the toughest and trendiest challenge to date...To transform an old dilapidated local tavern into a trendy new restaurant from trash found on the city streets and back alleys. The end result will be a fully operational restaurant that clientele will be able to enjoy for years to come. Once again, the team has only one month and a $5,000 budget to work their magic. Over the course of four weeks they’ll have to drive, bike and walk the city streets, scavenging for interesting cast-offs they can re-purpose as building materials. And there’s no margin for mistakes; they’ll have to finish the job on time and on budget. If the team gets it right, the owners, staff and the public will fall in love with the new establishment; and it will stand out as both a testament to innovative design and construction, and a reminder of just how much perfectly good trash we throw away every day. But if the team fails the restaurant’s doors will close for good! The sky’s the limit with this massive recycling experiment. And when opening night arrives, we’ll see if the Junk Raiders have pulled it off.
 

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Last Car StandingNews

Last Car Standing

March 09, 2015

Last Car Standing pits the owners of extraordinarily lousy cars against each other in an escalating series of intense driving contests. In the space of each one hour show, we put five drivers through four high-impact elimination rounds until we’re left with the sole car-vivor. The stakes? The driver of the last car standing gets a $10,000 upgrade. Or, they can pass on the ten grand for a chance to compete in our playoff episode for a complete $50,000 automotive resurrection! And for the losers? Each eliminated beater will get impaled in front of its owner’s eyes on our massive Spike of Shame.
 

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Prank ScienceNews

Prank Science

March 09, 2015

Prank Science is a highly entertaining street-level gag show that lures unsuspecting people into hilarious, never-before-seen pranks – all in the name of science. Each half-hour episode of this 13-part original series takes to the streets to pull off several new prank experiments. But unlike other gag shows, every Prank Science trick reveals unexpected and water-cooler-worthy scientific facts and theories. It’s an addictive one-two punch of strange science and riveting practical jokes! Whether it’s exploring the world’s strongest superglue or testing human psychology by seeing exactly how much abuse people will put up with at the hands of an authority figure…Prank Science takes practical jokes to a new extreme!
 

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Real StoriesNews

Real Stories

March 09, 2015

Real Stories is back to examine the truth behind more well-known Hollywood movies.   This season examines the surprising facts behind True Grit, Apollo 13, Close Encounters, Saving Private Ryan, Braveheart and Master and Commander.  With thorough journalism and forensic tests, we get new insights into these blockbuster feature films.
 

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Redemption Inc.News

Redemption Inc.

March 09, 2015

Redemption Inc. is a business meets documentary show where a group of ex-offenders are given an opportunity of a lifetime – to set up their own business under the guidance of Dragon’s Den headliner and multi-millionaire businessman Kevin O’Leary. Kevin believes many ex-criminals have the entrepreneurial skills to succeed in business and he’s willing to invest $100,000 in the one who can prove it. But Kevin’s personal investment must be earned – this is not a handout charity scheme. The process will take its course through a series of tough and revealing challenges and tasks. Over a transformative eight episodes every participant will experience a life-changing journey and ultimately a single ‘winner’ will emerge. That ex-offender will walk away with Kevin’s financial backing and an amazing new opportunity to run their own business.
 

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