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[04/01/10 - 06:36 AM]
Discovery and Science Channels Announce New Series/Returning Favorites
New seasons of "How It's Made," "Build It Bigger" and "Deadliest Catch" are due in the coming weeks.

[via press release from Discovery]

Discovery and Science Channels announce new series/returning favorites...

From all-new series debuts to all-new episodes of old favorites, check out what's coming up on Discovery Channel and Science Channel!

MYTHBUSTERS

New Episodes Wednesdays at 9PM (ET/PT) on Discovery Channel

MYTHBUSTERS is back with jaw dropping world premieres hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, and co-hosts Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara and Kari Byron. In all, eleven new episodes will air Wednesdays at 9PM (ET/PT) through June 2010. On the March 31 episode, Kari Byron returns to MYTHBUSTERS from maternity leave!

HOW IT'S MADE

Season Seven Premieres Friday, April 2 at 9PM (ET/PT)

Series Airs Fridays at 9PM (ET/PT) on Science Channel

Science Channel fan favorite HOW IT'S MADE returns for another season of exploring how many of the everyday objects or products we seldom stop to think about are made. In each episode, captivated viewers learn how many common items are manufactured in high-tech factories or processing plants around the world. This season Science Channel examines a range of items and products including dental crowns, corn whiskey, green house tomatoes, rock climbing gear, pipes, luxury sports cars, traditional bookbinding, flight simulators and more.

BUILD IT BIGGER

Fourth Season Premieres Thursday, April 8 at 9PM (ET/PT)

Series Airs Thursdays at 9PM (ET/PT) on Science Channel

Back for a fourth season, host Danny Forster traverses the globe examining life altering, miraculous engineering projects in the Science Channel fan-favorite series BUILD IT BIGGER, premiering Thursday, April 8 at 9 PM ET/PT. A professional architect by trade, Forster brings viewers unique perspective on the planet's most astounding and innovative feats of construction. From the largest cantilever on earth hanging 650 feet in the air above Singapore to constructing the world's most powerful hydroelectric plant in Rio de Janiero and the largest storm surge barrier designed to protect New Orleans, each project not only changes city skylines but alters life for the better for the city's inhabitants. In each episode Forster tackles architectural and engineering concepts to give viewers clear, unprecedented and up-close access to the heaviest construction lifts ever attempted, the largest earthmoving undertakings, the newest construction techniques, and mining projects at the most remote, deepest places on earth.

DEADLIEST CATCH

Sixth Season Premieres Tuesday, April 13 at 9PM (ET/PT)

Series Airs Tuesdays at 9PM (ET/PT) on Discovery Channel

The ultimate tough guys of television return to the Bering Sea for an all-new season of crab fishing in the Emmy´┐Ż-winning DEADLIEST CATCH on Tuesday, April 13 at 9PM (ET/PT). The sixth season takes viewers through some of the roughest situations the captains and crews have ever had to face on the high seas. From treacherous weather conditions to crew conflict to the death of beloved Captain Phil Harris, each of this season's 16 episodes bring viewers into the intimate world of these crab fisherman.

CONSTRUCTION INTERVENTION

Series Premieres Tuesday, April 13 at 10PM (ET/PT)

Series Airs Tuesdays at 10PM (ET/PT) on Discovery Channel

When it comes to rescuing builds that are millions of dollars over budget and months behind schedule, no one does it better than Charlie "The Bulldog" Frattini, a 20-year construction veteran who oversees some of the biggest construction projects in New York City. He and his team of experts have joined forces for one simple reason: help people rebuild their businesses´┐Żand their lives. In the all-new Discovery Channel series CONSTRUCTION INTERVENTION, premiering Tuesday, April 13 at 10 PM ET/PT, Frattini and his crew use their engineering expertise - and passion for the business - to transform botched construction jobs and rebuild dreams.





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· BUILD IT BIGGER (SCIENCE)
· CONSTRUCTION INTERVENTION (DISCOVERY)
· DEADLIEST CATCH (DISCOVERY)
· HOW IT'S MADE (SCIENCE)
· MYTHBUSTERS (DISCOVERY)





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