Science Channel Adds Two Series on Superstructures and Extreme Machines (Unique) – Hollywood Reporter
'Constructing Giants' will present how superstructures are constructed, whereas 'Mega Machines' takes a detailed take a look at the world's most excessive machines.
Science Channel has greenlighted two engineering-targeted sequence set to debut in January.
ConstructingGiants will present how the world’s most outstanding superstructures are constructed, together with an underwater sea wall designed to stop Venice from flooding and the brand new retractable roof stadium in Atlanta.
Mega Machines takes a detailed take a look at the world's most excessive machines, together with the Airfish eight, a futuristic flying ship that may skim over water at 120 miles per hour, and the Sikorsky S-92, the hardest and finest-geared up search and rescue helicopter on the earth.
Each exhibits will debut Thursday, Jan. four. Constructing Giants will premiere at 9 p.m., with Mega Machines following at 10 p.m.
"There are such a lot of thoughts-blowing buildings and machines which are being constructed throughout world," mentioned Kyle McCabe, government producer at Science Channel."These two sequence shine a highlight on the unimaginable science and technological innovation that permits the kinds of developments that many people take with no consideration."
Constructing Giants, an eight-half sequence, showcases how key technological improvements allow large superstructures to be constructed. Footage filmed throughout building together with CGI present the constructing course of intimately. The premiere episode charts the creation of the brand new $.four billion, 71,000-seat Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta that boasts an eight-petal retractable roof.
Different episodes embody a take a look at an enormous new cruise ship that may maintain greater than 7,000 passengers and crewmembers; a brand new flood barrier in Venice designed to stop the traditional metropolis from sinking into the ocean; an formidable round subway system that can run immediately beneath town middle of Copenhagen; and the world's longest suspension bridge ever constructed within the Arctic Circle.
In the meantime, the 10-part MegaMachines explains how iconic machines like curler coasters, bullet trains and cargo planes had been constructed, how they work, how they fail and how they've advanced. Episodes will take a look at the Griffon 12000TD hovercraft that skims throughout water, concrete and even rocks at over 50 mph, making it the final word all-terrain passenger car; the Airfish eight, a novel breed of passenger car, which is longer and heavier than a bus and can skim over water at 120 miles per hour; the Sikorsky constructed S-92 Helicopter, an evolution of the legendary Blackhawk navy chopper; and the Aprilia RSV4, an Italian creation that's the most superior superbike on the earth.
Each sequence are produced by Windfall Movies for Science Channel. Carlo Massarella and Dan Kendall are government producers of Constructing Giants for Windfall. Massarella and Rob Hartel are government producers on Mega Machines. McCabe is government producer for Science Channel.