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Blowdown
Discover the complex science behind controlled demolitions and follow a team as they rely on experience and intuition to bring down structures designed to be indestructible. From nuclear cooling towers to a football stadium to a Vegas casino, each structure presents a unique challenge for this team of experts.
Episodes
Ep 1
Nuclear Plant
Watch April 23, 11:00pm
Ep 2
Vegas Casino
Watch April 30, 11:00pm
Ep 3
The Miami Job
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Ep 4
Rocket Tower
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Ep 5
Super Dome Demolition
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Ep 6
Spy Ship
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Ep 7
Monster Tower
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Ep 8
World Cup Demolition
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Nuclear Plant
The team is tasked with taking down four nuclear cooling towers in what will be the first time explosives have ever been used on an active nuclear site in the UK. (1 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Apr 23, 11:00pm
Sun Apr 29, 12:00pm
Sun Apr 29, 6:00pm
Vegas Casino
A Las Vegas casino presents a unique challenge as the team tries to implode the structure alongside a huge fireworks display. (2 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Apr 30, 11:00pm
The Miami Job
(3 of 8) The team must figure out how to implode an outdated resort complex with multi-million dollar condo buildings sitting just 18 feet away.
Rocket Tower
(4 of 8) The team has one month to load and rig highly specialized, high-speed explosives capable of cutting steel as they look to bring down an obsolete rocket launch tower.
Super Dome Demolition
(5 of 8) The demolition team must take down a massive sports stadium in the heart of Indianapolis and keep its destruction from spreading.
Spy Ship
(6 of 8) In an unprecedented demo job, a unique explosives system is created as the team attempt to scuttle their first ship.
Monster Tower
(7 of 8) An engineering marvel gone horribly wrong leads to a brand new hurricane-proof tower needing demolition. Complicating matters is the tower's sinking foundation.
World Cup Demolition
(8 of 8) A football stadium in Brazil presents new challenges when the team cannot use the explosives they normally do and must oversee a different team of workers.