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‘Outrageous Acts of Science’ Scores Season 4 Renewal (Exclusive)

Countdown program was Science Channel’s most-watched series in 2015

Science Channel is heading back to the lab for more episodes of its most-watched 2015 show, “Outrageous Acts of Science,” TheWrap has exclusively learned.

The series features clips from the Internet that showcase human ingenuity and amazing feats, with a team of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) experts revealing the science behind the stunts. 

From an Olympian cyclist showing just how much power it takes to toast a piece of bread, to a speed flier that lands inside a moving cable car, team of experts Astrophysicist Hakeem Oluseyi and Physicist Debbie Berebichez break it all down for viewers.

“‘Outrageous Acts of Science’ takes the videos we watch every day and explores the science that makes them exciting, entertaining, relevant and real,” channel GM Marc Etkind told us.

The next run of the countdown program, considered Season 4, is set to premiere during summer 2016. Last year, “Outrageous Acts” averaged 574,000 total viewers.

The series is produced for Science Channel by October Films. For October Films, the executive producers are Denman Rooke and Gareth Cornick.  For Science Channel Wyatt Channell is executive producer.

“Outrageous Acts of Science” currently airs Saturdays at 9 p.m. on Science Channel.