Table 7-1
Science programs on television: 2005
Program Program type Channel
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers Series science PBS
Building the Ultimate Limited series anthology, science SCIENCE
Close Up Series nature, science NGC
Deep Sea Detectives Series documentary, science HISTORY
Destination Mars Series documentary, science SCIENCE
Discover Magazine Series science SCIENCE
DragonFlyTV Series children, educational, science PBS
Education File Series educational, science NASA
Gallery/History Series science, history NASA
ISS Mission Coverage Series science NASA
Living Wild Series nature, science NGC
Megascience Series science SCIENCE
MythBusters Series documentary, science DSC
Naked Science Series documentary, science NGC
National Geographic Series anthology, nature, science PBS
Nova Series science, nature, anthology PBS
Paleoworld Series documentary, science SCIENCE
Rough Science Series science SCIENCE
Science Wonders Series science SCIENCE
Solar Science Series science SCIENCE
Strange Days at Blake Holsey High Series children, drama, science, DCKIDS
Techknowledge Series science SCIENCE
The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science Series crime, medical, science DSC
The Planets Limited series documentary, science SCIENCE
This Week at NASA Education file Series educational, science NASA
Video File Series news, science NASA
Voyages Series anthology, documentary, science HISI
What the Ancients Knew Limited series history, science SCIENCE
Wild Tech Series science SCIENCE

DCKIDS = Discovery Kids Network; DSC = The Discovery Channel; HISI = History International; HISTORY = The History Channel; NASA = NASA TV; NGC = National Geographic Channel; PBS = Public Broadcasting Service; SCIENCE = The Science Channel

SOURCE: Rex Rivers, Land of Awes Information Services, Data Direct (Tribune Company), special tabulation.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2006