or


[02/01/13 - 07:21 AM]
Build a Square-Wheeled Motorbike, Blow Over a Brick House and Attempt to Smash the Land Speed Record with BBC America's "Bang Goes the Theory"
The channel's latest import premieres Monday, February 11 at 10:20/9:20c after a new episode of "Top Gear."

[via press release from BBC America]

BUILD A SQUARE-WHEELED MOTORBIKE, BLOW OVER A BRICK HOUSE AND ATTEMPT TO SMASH THE LAND SPEED RECORD WITH BBC AMERICA'S "BANG GOES tHE THEORY"

New science and technology series premieres Monday, February 11 after Top Gear

New York - February 1, 2013 - Hot on the heels of the Top Gear season premiere, fans are invited stick around for another batch of spectacular stunts and crazy innovations in the U.S. premiere of BBC's popular science series Bang Goes the Theory. From turning a square-wheeled skateboard into a motorbike, to blowing over a brick house with a vortex cannon, to an experiment avoiding jetlag - the team demonstrates cutting edge developments in technology and explains the scientific principles that govern the world around us. Nothing is off limits to host Dallas Campbell, biochemist Liz Bonnin, engineer Jem Stansfield and evolutionary biologist Dr. Yan Wong, as they make science both inspiring and engaging by answering today's trickiest questions. Bang Goes the Theory premieres Monday, February 11, 10:20pm ET/PT after a new episode of Top Gear on BBC AMERICA.

Twitter: #BangGoesTheTheory

UPCOMING EPISODES:

EPISODE ONE - premieres February 11, 10:20pm ET/PT Challenge: Blow over a brick house with a vortex cannon. Investigate: The big brother technology that will track every one of us, simply by the way we walk. Meet: A controversial scientist who is working to create the first generation of artificial life. Question: How do you cook an egg with a piece of newspaper?

EPISODE TWO - premieres February 18, 10:20pm ET/PT. Challenge: Attempt to smash the land speed record with the help of a fire extinguisher and a go-kart. Investigate: What will happen when the world's oil supply runs dry? Meet: The real CSI scientists working with the police to solve crimes. Question: Why are clouds white?

EPISODE THREE- premieres February 25, 10:20pm ET/PT. Challenge: Upgrade a square-wheeled skateboard into a motorbike then attempt to jump it into the record books. Investigate: Jetlag and how to avoid it. Meet: The Royal Observatory's Dr Marek Kukula who answers the questions about the solar system, including what happens when the sun's fuel runs out.

EPISODE FOUR - premieres March 4, 10:20pm ET/PT. Challenge: Build a boat out of ice and go for a spin in one of the UK's busiest stretches of water. Explore: The world of comets and how to build one. Investigate: The science behind hypothermia.

EPISODE FIVE - premieres March 11, 10:20pm ET/PT. Explore: An optical illusion. Investigate: What makes stuff sticky? Meet: The team behind a 1,000mph car.

SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter: @BBCAMERICA #BangGoesTheTheory Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BBCAMERICA Tumblr: http://bbcamerica.tumblr.com/





  [february 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· BANG GOES THE THEORY (BBC AMERICA)
· TOP GEAR (BBC AMERICA)





[03/28/17 - 02:16 PM]
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Handcraft Their Return to NBC with Six-Episode Order for "The Handmade Project"
The competition series celebrates artisanship and the makers who can create amazing things with their hands ... and a few tools too.

[03/28/17 - 01:39 PM]
"Rescue Dog to Super Dog" Gives Assistance and Comfort to Those in Need and Purpose and a Forever Home to Rescue Dogs
In Animal Planet's new series, shelter dogs are given a second chance to become a companion to someone in need.

[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Celebrates 4 Years at #1 Turbocharged by "Mickey and the Roadster Racers"
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 01:15 PM]
Animal Owners Look to Make Big Changes for Their Overweight Pets in Animal Planet's "My Fat Pet"
In Animal Planet's all-new series, animal expert and trainer Travis Brorsen works with pets and their owners through a four-month long weight-loss journey.

[03/28/17 - 01:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in April with All-Star Lineups
Look for Louis C.K. and The Chainsmokers on April 8 followed by Jimmy Fallon and Harry Styles on April 15.

[03/28/17 - 12:58 PM]
NBC to Broadcast All Winter Olympic Programming Live Across All Time Zones
Whether daytime, primetime or late night, all U.S. viewers will be able to watch NBC's coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, at the same time.

[03/28/17 - 12:38 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Goes Beyond the Iconic Franco Zeffirelli Miniseries in "The Real Jesus of Nazareth"
40 years later, the actor who portrayed the Son of God, Robert Powell, is returning to the Holy Land to seek out clues to the real historical figure who inspired Christianity.

[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins 1Q 17 with All Kids' Demos, Marks Yearly Growth and Captures All Top Ten Shows for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 11:16 AM]
The Family Celebrates Five Years Together in the Emotional 90-Minute Series Finale of "Switched at Birth," Airing Tuesday, April 11, on Freeform
In the emotional 90-minute series finale of the award-winning drama, Kathryn becomes nostalgic when she realizes that it's been five years since the switch was discovered and the two families started living together.

[03/28/17 - 10:41 AM]
"Married at First Sight" Moves to Lifetime Starting April 20
The new spin-off series, "Married at First Sight: Second Chances," giving two past viewer favorites the chance to find love again, debuts Thursday, April 27.

[03/28/17 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Exclusive Clip from Upcoming Documentary "Disgraced"
The documentary features former Baylor University men's basketball assistant coach Abar Rouse and secret audio recordings of former head coach Dave Bliss.

[03/28/17 - 10:13 AM]
FOX Sports Welcomes Back Big Personality Pierzynski
Hired by FOX Sports initially to be an analyst for the 2011 MLB postseason, Pierzynski joined the FOX Sports team again in 2012, 2013 and 2015.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Three-Night Special Event Taking Viewers Back to Face 1970s Serial Killer in "Son of Sam: The Hunt for a Killer"
The three-night special event will premiere this summer on the cable channel.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Its Sixth Season April 16
Recurring guest stars on the new season include Amy Brenneman, Margaret Colin, Stephen Fry and Paul Scheer.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.