"HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE" KICKS OFF THURSDAY, JUNE 22 ON SCIENCE CHANNEL
New Series Looks at Products Made in the U.S.A
(New York) - The Science Channel series that has for more than a decade put the spotlight on how everyday items are manufactured, goes inside U.S. factories to see how some of world's most essential and innovative products are created. The 10 episode HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE, premiering Thursday, June 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, will look at a wide variety of products that are produced in America including 3-D printers, NASCAR engines, apple pie, barber poles, and more. In addition, the new season of HOW IT'S MADE premieres on the 22nd at 9:30 p.m.
The premiere episode of HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE - BASEBALL EDITION puts the focus on America's Pastime, including a wrist watch that contains wood from the original 1923 Yankee Stadium. Also featured are baseball gloves, scoreboards, hot dogs, and baseball bats.
This season's episodes of HOW IT'S MADE will look at products including skateboard wheels, bicycles, foosball tables, office chairs and more.
Other HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE episodes include:
HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE - NOSTALGIA EDITION premieres June 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Highlighting products related to American nostalgia, this episode features bowling balls, barber poles, miniature train cars, jukeboxes and grandfather clocks.
HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE - RACE CAR EDITION premieres July 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Looking at Fast Cars, this episode features dragsters, racing wheels, race car oil tanks, NASCAR engines, and NASCAR car bodies.
HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE - MUSIC EDITION premieres July 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Music episode that looks at marimba, clarinets, trumpets, banjos, and hand bells.
HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE - TOP FIVE DESSERTS premieres July 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Satisfying episode featuring deserts: chocolate chip cookies, whoopie pies, apple pie, toaster pastries, and cheesecake.
HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE - TOP FIVE ELECTRONICS premieres July 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Electronics are the focus as it looks at commercial drones, 3-D printers, Tube power amplifiers, solid state drives, and flexible circuit boards.
HOW IT'S MADE is produced for Science Channel by Productions Maj. For Productions Maj, the executive producer is Jean-Marc St-Pierre. For Science Channel, Kyle McCabe is executive producer.
About Science Channel
Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the home of all things science around the clock, including series such as THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN, OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE, WHAT ON EARTH?, HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS, UNEARTHED, and HOW IT'S MADE. Science Channel is the premiere TV, digital and social community for those with a passion for science, space, technology, archeology, and engineering, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment across all Science Channel assets including: Science Channel television network, available in more than 72 million homes in the U.S; complimentary Video On Demand offering; SCI Go app allowing viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime; deep video, interactive storytelling and virtual reality at www.sciencechannel.com; and conversations on Science Channel's popular social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat via @ScienceChannel.
About Discovery Communications:
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) satisfies curiosity and captivates superfans around the globe with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands including Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. Available in more than 220 countries and territories, Discovery's programming reaches 3 billion cumulative viewers, who together consume 54 billion hours of Discovery content each year. Discovery's offering extends beyond traditional TV to all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio and Discovery Kids Play; over-the-top streaming services such as Eurosport Player; digital-first and social video from Group Nine Media; and virtual reality storytelling through Discovery VR. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com