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07/07/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/07/2020 13:51

AN EPIC NIGHT OF ENGINEERING: NEW SEASON OF ‘IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING’ FOLLOWED BY SERIES PREMIERE OF ‘SUPER FACTORIES’ KICKS OFF ON JULY 15 ON SCIENCE CHANNEL

Impossible Engineering Premieres July 15 at 9pm ET/PT Followed By The Premiere Of Super Factories at 10pm ET/PT

The world is the midst of a modern-day industrial revolution. With growing demand for life to happen faster, better and more efficiently than ever before, engineers must innovate to keep up with the new normal. From floating railway bridges and gravity-defying skyscrapers, to the mega-factories that produce the world's most well-known and beloved products, modern engineering and technological innovations are shaping the world we live in today.

Beginning Wednesday, July 15, Science Channel will kick off a new night of all things engineering, beginning with an all new season of IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING at 9pm ET/PT, followed by the premiere of an all-new series, SUPER FACTORIES, at 10pm ET/PT.

In addition to watching IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING and SUPER FACTORIES on Science Channel, viewers can join the conversation on social media by following SCIENCE CHANNEL on Facebook, Twitterand Instagramand using the hashtags #ImpossibleEngineering and #SuperFactories.

Behind every seemingly impossible feat of engineering are the trailblazers and risk takers who have helped pioneer new technologies and techniques, revolutionizing engineering as we know it today. In an all-new season of IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING, experts celebrate these remarkable triumphs, whether in the sky, sea, or somewhere in between. This season looks to projects including the world's largest heavy-lift ship, capable of carrying both the Statue of Liberty and Eiffel Tower at once.Also this season, viewers will get a never-before-seen look at engineering marvels from The Jenga Tower in Austin, Texas, known for its one of a kind gravity defying projections to a railway in Seattle built on top of the longest floating bridge in the world. Viewers will also hear the incredible story of the Stratolaunch and how engineers got the world's largest airplane airborne, along with never-before-seen footage of the launch itself.

In the new series, SUPER FACTORIES, viewers will be taken inside of the world's smartest, biggest and most cutting-edge factories to get a behind-the-scenes look at the many unique products they manufacture at baffling speeds with astonishing efficiency and precision. From the big and the mighty machines that push boundaries to create things like the McLaren supercar and Tesla batteries, to the useful products that make everyday life go round, such as the inner workings of UPS and the journey of Amazon parcels, SUPER FACTORIES spotlights the factories that make our world what it is today.

IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERINGis produced for Science Channel by Twofour Group. For Twofour, Neil Edwards is executive producer. For Science Channel, Neil Laird is executive producer and Jill Kalin is associate producer.

SUPER FACTORIESis produced for Science Channel by Pioneer Productions. For Pioneer Productions, Peter Collins and Thomas Viner are Executive Producers. For Science Channel, Lindsey Foster Blumberg is Supervising Producer and Jill Kalin is associate producer.

About Science Channel
Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery, Inc. 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 MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED. Science Channel's programming also includes 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 63 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
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, 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. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.

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