SCIENCE CHANNEL DECKS THE HALLS WITH MISTLETOE AND MYTHS FOR THE "MYTHBUSTERS MEGA MERRY-THON" BEGINNING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22 AT MIDNIGHT
Every Episode of MythBusters Featuring Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman
To Air In Chronological Order
(New York) - This holiday season, celebrate with MythBusters as Science Channel airs every episode ever of the iconic series in chronological order. This year's marathon is bigger than ever, starting with the very first myth - "Jet Assisted Chevy," which premiered in 2003 - and ending with the latest myths from the new episodes MythBusters. The MythBusters Mega Merry-Thon begins Thursday, December 22 at 12am ET/PT to Wednesday, January 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by an all-new episode of MythBusters at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
With miles of duct tape and all-time favorite myth busting episodes featuring the original hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, along with their beloved build team, the Mythbusters Mega Merry-Thon will include Penny Drop, The Simpsons Special, President's Challenge featuring President Barack Obama, Diet Coke and Mentos, Star Wars: The Myths Strike Back, James Bond Special, and Bullet Baloney. Closing out the marathon are episodes from the new season of MythBusters with hosts Brian Louden and Jon Lung, which include water-heater torpedoes, the cinematic trope of delayed causality, and a sleeping bag full of flatulence. The marathon will also boast twelve nights of holiday-themed mini-myths from new MythBusters hosts Brian and Jon.
MythBusters made its television debut on Discovery Channel in 2003 and ended its fourteen-year run on the network in 2016. The series earned eight consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Reality Program from 2009-2016. The program fuses scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create a signature style of explosive experimentation.
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 MYTHBUSTERS, OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE, WHAT ON EARTH?, HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS, UNEARTHED, and HOW IT'S MADE. Science Channel's programming also includes daily news updates with SCIENCE PRESENTS DNEWS and timely, expert-driven specials covering breaking science news and discoveries. 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) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.