Genre: Documentary, History
Premise: Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination on a grand scale, ``Modern Marvels'' tells the amazing stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who create everyday items, technological advancements and manmade wonders. The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and 1990s technology are just a few of the many topics that have been covered during the long-running series' run.
S05, E01 (First Aired: Aug. 17, 1997)
Documentary traces the technological race to build satellites.
S17, E11 (First Aired: Dec. 19, 2011)
Hundreds of years before steel and plastic, wood was the building block of America.