|MARK YOUR CALENDARS
New Science Channel series “If We Built It Today,“ which talks to architects, historians, engineers, and builders to find out if we could use modern day innovations to recreate these iconic masterpieces, will premiere on Sunday, July 14 at 10 p.m. ET. The logline: the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, the Notre Dame Cathedral. What would it take to build these remarkable super structures today? How long would it take? How much would it cost? How many workers would we need? In our modern era of glass and steel, could we even pull it off? The answers to these questions and more are explored in this series.
Travel Channel series “Strange World,“ with Christopher Garetano investigating the legends, mysteries and first-person accounts that fuel this country’s creepiest conspiracy theories and unexplained occurrences, will premiere on Sunday, August 11 at 10 p.m. ET. Over the course of eight hour-long episodes, Garetano will immerse himself in a world of the weird and bizarre, exploring everything from the alleged curse of James Dean’s death car, Little Bastard, to the extraordinary and unexplained disappearances on California’s Mount Shasta.
\Paramount Network will celebrate the life of Patrick Swayze in documentary “I Am Patrick Swayze,“ which will premiere in the actor’s home state of San Antonio on Sunday, August 18 at 9 p.m. ET. The logline: “I Am Patrick Swayze” is a loving tribute to the prolific actor that showcases his life and career through untold stories, exclusive interviews, heartfelt home movies, and family photos featuring those who knew him best. The film explores his childhood in Texas and his enduring relationship with widow Lisa Niemi, whom he met as a teenager at his mother’s dance studio.