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The Best The Science Channel TV Shows

Updated October 12, 2020 4.5k votes 979 voters 10.1k views27 items

List RulesVote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on The Science Channel.

This list of the top current and canceled Science Channel shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Science Channel TV shows of all time includes old series from the Discovery Science channel, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

Answering the question, “What is the best Science Channel show of all time?”, this list includes favorites like BattleBots, How It’s Made, and Survivorman. If you're interested in educational miniseries there’s everything from Miracle Planet to Dinosaur Revolution. If paranormal shows are your thing, then Science Channel has got your back with The Unexplained Files. For fans of documentaries, Science Channel has you covered with shows like Understanding and Weird Nature.

What are the best Science Channel series ever? Vote up the best Science Channel shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

 

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    BattleBots is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    BattleBots

    Alison Haislip, Jessica Chobot

    Premiered2000

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    How It's Made is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    How It's Made

    Mark Tewksbury, Lynne Adams

    Premiered2001

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  • 3
    Extreme Engineering is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
  • 4
    Hubble Live is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Hubble Live

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    Survivorman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Survivorman

    Les Stroud

    Premiered2004

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    Destroyed In Seconds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows

    Premiered2008

  • 7
    Oddities is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Oddities

    Evan Michelson, Mike Zohn

    Premiered2010

  • 8
    Wonders of the Solar System is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Wonders of the Solar System

    Brian Cox

    Premiered2010

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    Extreme Machines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    80

    Extreme Machines

    Jeremy Clarkson

    Premiered1997

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    The Gadget Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    The Gadget Show

    Suzi Perry

    Premiered2004

  • 11
    Mutant Planet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Mutant Planet

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    Through the Wormhole is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Through the Wormhole

    Morgan Freeman, Sean Carroll

    Premiered2010

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    Mars Rising is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Mars Rising

    James Cameron

    Premiered2007

  • 14
    Monster Bug Wars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Monster Bug Wars

  • 15
    Mantracker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Mantracker

    Terry Grant, Chad Savage Lenz

    Premiered2006

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    Head Games is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Head Games

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    Head Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Head Rush

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    Dinosaur Revolution is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
    21
    74

    Dinosaur Revolution

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    Surviving Urban Disasters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Surviving Urban Disasters

    Les Stroud

    Premiered2006

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    Brink is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Brink

    Danica McKellar

    Premiered2008

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    The Day the Universe Changed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    The Day the Universe Changed

    James Burke, James Burke

    Premiered1985

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    Stuck with Hackett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Stuck with Hackett

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    Alien Encounters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Alien Encounters

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    Nik Wallenda: Beyond Niagara is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Nik Wallenda: Beyond Niagara

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    Ingenious Minds is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best The Science Channel TV Shows
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    Ingenious Minds

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