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'MythBusters' Signs Off After 13 Years

3/5/2016 8:35am EST
Saturday TV Guide: 'MythBusters' Signs Off After 13 Years
The end is here for Discovery Channel's long-running science series MythBusters. Tonight, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will air their show's last episode, fittingly titled "The MythBusters Grand Finale," before a special reunion that also brings back former cast members Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara.

Starpulse has some video from the MythBusters swan song, starting with a trailer for the "Grand Finale" that sends the show out in epic fake-movie fashion, including dramatic voice-over narration, liberal use of slow motion, a cement truck and of course plenty of explosions:


'MythBusters' Takes On Reddit In 'Reddit Special'

2/27/2016 9:03am EST
Saturday TV Guide: 'MythBusters' Takes On Reddit In 'Reddit Spec
Saturday's TV viewing is highlighted by a new episode of Discovery's MythBusters in which stars Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman test out myths taken from the Internet community Reddit.

Fittingly titled "Reddit Special," the hour-long episode features ideas submitted by Reddit users and chosen by Savage and Hyneman. Check out the duo's amusingly overdramatic, boxing-themed trailer for the installment:

To go along with the theme, Discovery has also posted what appears to be a clip from the production of the episode. It shows Savage logging into Reddit to take part in an "Ask Me Anything" qu...

Saturday TV Guide: 'MythBusters' Premiere, 'Evil Dead' Finale

1/2/2016 9:03am EST
Saturday TV Guide: 'MythBusters' Premiere, 'Evil Dead' Finale
As the new year gets underway, Saturday's TV programming includes a brand new special for Discovery's long-running science show MythBusters and the season finale of Starz's horror hit Ash vs. Evil Dead. Here are today's TV highlights:

Mythbusters Revealed: The Behind-the-Scenes Season Opener (8 p.m., Discovery): This one-hour special kicks off the nineteeth and final season of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage's science adventures. The channel announced that the show will end after this season, and the farewell tour gets underway with this "peek behind the curtain" in which Jamie and Adam prev...

Discovery Channel Ending 'MythBusters' In 2016

10/22/2015 10:52pm EDT
"Mythbusters," the seven time Emmy-nominated Discovery Channel series that made household names of former special effects wizards Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, will come to an end after its 14th season airs in 2016. The network announced the cancellation on Wednesday.

"Making 'Mythbusters' has fundamentally and irrevocably altered the way I think as a person, as an artist, and as a scientist. I'm glad for the chance to say goodbye with some of the best television we've ever made. I will miss making this show," said Savage in a statement.

"I never dreamed we would be on television at all,...

'Mythbusters' To Take A 'New Direction,' Axes Kari Bryon, Tory Belleci & Grant Imahara

8/23/2014 8:41am EDT
'Mythbusters' To Take A 'New Direction,' Axes Kari Bryon, Tory B
"Mythbusters" hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman announced on Thursday night's episode that Kari Bryon, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara won't be returning to the series.

After 10 years of work on the program, the trio expressed their thanks and love for the show on Twitter. Kari Bryon wrote:

The show is taking a new direction. It was an amazing run. I learned so much about myself and the world. I love you all @MythBusters

— Kari Byron (@KariByron) August 22, 2014

Savage thanked his co-stars for their decade of hard work.

.@KariByron, @grantimahara & @ToryBelleci, it's been a plea...

Trio Of Stars Leaving 'MythBusters'

8/22/2014 7:01pm EDT
Grant Imahara, Kari Byron and Tory Belleci
Hit Discovery channel series MythBusters is letting three of its five stars go as producers plan to take the show in "a new direction."

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, the original two stars on the show, announced following Thursday night's episode that fellow MythBusters Grant Imahara, Kari Byron And Tory Belleci would be leaving the show.

Two of the three, Byron and Bellici, started appearing during the second season of the show as part of its "build team," setting up many of the experiments. A third member of the team, Scottie Chapman, left in the the third season and was replace by Ima...

Check Out The Special 'Star Wars' Themed 'Mythbusters' Episode, Tonight!

1/4/2014 10:30am EST
Star Wars
Tonight on the Discovery Channel, "Mythbusters" kicks off all-new episodes by contriving to separate physics from fiction with a "Star Wars" themed episode featuring Sophia Bush, the star of NBC's "Chicago PD."

Could Luke really have swung across a huge chasm on the end of a rope while holding Princess Leia and trying to escape Stormtroopers? 

Could Hans' ingenuity of stuffing Luke inside a Tauntaun have saved him from the bitterly cold and deadly elements of Hoth?

And could the primitive weapons of the Ewoks realistically take down some of Darth Vader’s most sophisticated weapons?


'Mythbusters' Prove Jack Could Have Survived 'Titanic' (Video)

10/9/2012 12:37pm EDT
On a Titanic-based episode of Mythbusters, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman have proven that the movie's heart-breaking ending didn't have to be: Leonardo DiCaprio's Jack could have survived.

While it is proven that the rest of the scene is accurate - Rose would have survived long enough to blow the whistle that alerted a nearby boat, and Jack would have succumbed to hypothermia if he hung off the side of the piece of wood - the guys found that if Rose's life jacket was tired to the scrap of wood to increase its buoyancy, the two of them could have survived.

James Cameron responded i...

Check Out Mythbuster's Annual 'Punkin Chunkin' Competition On Discovery Thanksgiving Night

11/24/2011 10:30am EST
Punkin Chunkin
Discovery Channel and on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, November 24 at 8PM (ET/PT).

CHUNKIN has become a pop culture phenomenon, inspiring countless wacky rituals that make up this autumnal event.

NOTE: MODERN FAMILY's Thanksgiving episode feature's a CHUNKIN for the real thing!

'Night Of The Little Dead' Stars Guy From 'Mythbusters' & Penn Jillette (Watch Trailer!)

5/6/2011 10:37am EDT
Adam Savage
It's the little things that getcha.

Ghost Works Productions has just released the official trailer for their upcoming film "Night of the Little Dead" - a little people zombie film.

The film stars Adam Savage ("Mythbusters"), Penn Jillette ("Penn&Teller"), Bill Moseley ("House of 1000 Corpses"), and Martin Klebba ("Pirates of the Caribbean 3") as the little dead.

The official website is here:

Check out the trailer below!

Sniper Makes Quick Work Of Discovery Channel Eco-Terrorist

9/1/2010 10:42pm EDT
Kate Plus 8
A passionate eco-warrior who sparked a hostage crisis at the headquarters of the Discovery Channel in Silver Spring, Maryland, was shot dead by a sniper after a four hour standoff.

James Jae Lee, 43, walked into the building with a shotgun, handgun and possible explosives as part of a protest about the network's programming. It wasn't the first time, either. In 2008 Lee was arrested outside the building after a protest turned violent.

The Hawaii native targetted the network and its affiliates for not airing enough programs about global warming and endangered species and airing too many sh...

'Glee,' HBO's 'The Pacific' Land Massive Emmy Nominations

7/8/2010 10:26am EDT
Hit TV musical "Glee" is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.

The comedy about a group of high school students in a choir club will fight for the Outstanding TV Comedy prize against "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie," "The Office" and "30 Rock," which has taken home the title for the last three years.

"Glee's" leading stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele have been nominated in the male and female categories for the outstanding comedy actor awards, while their co-star Chris Colfer has received a best supporting...

Top 5 To Watch: 'Dancing' Finale, Thanksgiving Parade & More

11/24/2009 9:22am EST
Dancing with the Stars
It's finally here dancing fans! The "Dancing with the Stars" season nine has finally arrived, and tonight viewers will get to see just who will take home the Mirror Ball trophy this time around. At this point it appears it is anyone's game, but no matter who wins, the long list of celebrities and musical guests planning on attending the finale is sure to make it a must watch for the week.

"Dancing with the Stars" - Tuesday, Nov. 24

It's unbelievable we've finally reached the point of picking a winner, but it is time. "Dancing with the Stars" will come to a close this week, and while ...

Now Playing: Shark Week On Discovery Channel

7/28/2008 3:21pm EDT
Shark Week
From Adam and Jamie to hammerhead and whale sharks, the biggest stars of both land and sea get VIP treatment on Discovery Channel this summer, as "Shark Week" returns for its 21st year beginning July 27.

The Mythbusters, Survivorman’s Les Stroud and Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe join noted shark researchers to lend their unique brand of expertise to this highly anticipated annual event, taking viewers from the Bahamas to South Africa, and from Australia to the Arctic to spotlight the diversity of sharks.

America’s favorite summer television event, "Shark Week" airs July 27 to August 2: S...

Catch 'Mythbusters' & More on iTunes

5/16/2006 11:28am EDT
Content from the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Discovery Health Channel and Discovery Kids is now available for purchase at the iTunes Music Store. Popular offerings include episodes from Mythbusters and Shark Week.

Focused on providing informative and compelling content that people can use to enrich and improve their lives, the Discovery programming available on iTunes includes: “World's Best” travel series, “National Parks Short Films” and “Passport To Europe” from Travel Channel; “Amazing Babies” and “Pregnancy For Dummies” from Discovery Health; and “Kenny ...