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tv2nite.jpg(Monday, July 24, 2006) Discovery’s really laying it on thick again tonight with How It’s Made, Biker Build-Off, American Chopper, and American Hot Rod all back-to-back tonight running from 6 all the way to midnight.

All times are central.


  • How It’s Made: Episode 11: Plastic Bags, Solar Panels, Plastic Gasoline Containers, Hockey Sticks (Discovery, 6 p.m.)
  • How It’s Made: Episode 32: Yogurt, Candles, Neon Signs, Book Bindings (Discovery, 6:30 p.m.)
  • World Biker Build-Off: The Votes Are In (Discovery, 7 p.m.)
  • Building the Ultimate: Tugboats: Moving the Monsters (Science Channel, 7 p.m.)
  • Trading Spaces: Colorado: Andes Way (Discovery Home, 7 p.m.)
  • Biker Build-Off: Kendall Johnson v. Eddie Trotta (Discovery, 8 p.m.)
  • American Hot Rod: ’40 Ford – Part 3 (Discovery, 9 p.m.)
  • American Chopper: Leno Bike 2 (Discovery, 10 p.m.)
  • American Chopper: Rick’s Bike 2 (Discovery, 11 p.m.)
  • Harley-Davidson: Birth of the V-Rod (Science Channel, midnight)
  • Unique Whips: Dump Trucks, Doctors & Denver (Speed, midnight)

Our insomniac’s recommendation: Used Cars (1980, Kurt Russell, Jack Warden) on Speed’s Lost Drive-In at 2:30 a.m. or Pimp My Ride from 2-3 a.m.


2 Responses to TV Tonight: Another Hot Night on Discovery

  1. Nick says:

    Regarding “How it’s Made” ep 11 today:
    If you are detail oriented, note that the machine that shapes the contour of the hockey stick blades is not, as described, a “lathe”, but rather a “milling machine” or “router” (or even “cutterhead”).
    Odd they got that wrong, what else do they get wrong that we don’t catch?

  2. Sean O'Hara says:

    Sharp catch Nick. Interesting indeed, I’m gonna have to check that out now.

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