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[12/10/09 - 07:34 AM]
Science Channel Celebrates the Holidays and the New Year with Marathons of Viewers' Favorite Programming
The marathons are set for December 24 (CREATURES), December 25 (HOW IT'S MADE), December 31 (HOW DO THEY DO IT?) and January 1 (HOW IT'S MADE).

[via press release from Science Channel]

SCIENCE CHANNEL CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS AND THE NEW YEAR WITH MARATHONS OF VIEWERS' FAVORITE PROGRAMMING

(Silver Spring, MD) � Science Channel is providing viewers with their favorite televised treats this holiday season with all-new marathons on December 24, December 25, December 31 and January 1 from 12 PM to 6 AM (ET/PT). From how your favorite holiday gifts and products are manufactured to the fascinating science behind some of the planet's most exotic creatures, Science Channel is once again providing high-quality science programming for the entire family.

Science Channel's holiday marathon line-up includes (All Times ET/PT):

CREATURES MARATHON

Thursday, December 24, 2009, from 12 PM � 6 AM

The Grinch isn't the only creature this holiday season that you wouldn't want to touch with a 39-and-a-half foot pole. Science Channel is examining the science of the world's most fascinating, peculiar animals, organisms and insects with this unique holiday marathon. The network is leaving no corner of the globe unturned in search of these remarkable creatures with a slate of natural history specials including TARANTULAS AND THEIR VENOMOUS RELATIONS at 8 PM, KILLER BEES: TAMING THE SWARM at 9 PM, and GIANT SQUID: CAUGHT ON CAMERA at 10 PM.

HOW IT'S MADE MARATHON

Friday, December 25, 2009, from 12 PM � 6 AM

Friday, January 1, 2009, from 12 PM � 6 AM

Before you leave milk out with those cookies for Santa Claus, take back that brand new luxury watch or bike helmet that doesn't quite fit, eat another piece of holiday chocolate, or try out that new, prized bowling ball find out HOW IT'S MADE. The favorite Science Channel series continues to explore the captivating story behind how everyday objects we seldom stop to think about become the items we value. In each episode of this series, viewers are amazed to see how many common objects are manufactured in high-tech factories around the world.

HOW DO THEY DO IT? MARATHON

Thursday, December 31, 2009, from 12 PM � 6 AM

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 systems, mega freeways, champagne, jumbo jets, gravity suits, LED televisions, electricity and other popular everyday or exotic items.

About Science Channel

Science Channel, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is broadcast 24 hours a day and seven days a week to nearly 58 million U.S. homes and simulcast on Science Channel HD. We immerse viewers in the incredible possibilities of science, from string theory and futuristic cities to accidental discoveries and outrageous inventions. We take things apart, peer inside and put things together in new and unexpected ways. We celebrate the trials, errors and brinking moments that change our lives forever. To find out more go to sciencechannel.com.





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[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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