Over the years we've seen the 'Mythbusters' crew making a number of headlines for their many themed episodes and stunts, but the latest news may prove troubling for fans of the longtime Discovery Channel series. Not only are fan-favorite M7 Build Team members Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara not returning for the next season in 2015, but the show will undergo a reboot of sorts to take 'Mythbusters' in a "new direction."
As part of the ongoing celebration of all things 'Breaking Bad,' the Discovery Channel's 'Mythbusters' finally aired the long-awaited episode in which the team tackled some of the most badass science happenings of the past five seasons. Series creator Vince Gilligan and Emmy-winning star Aaron Paul even got in on the fun, so which of Walter White's greatest chemical feats were put to the test? Find out by watching the full special right here!
We're guessing the folks at 'Mythbusters' watch a lot of AMC, but then again, who doesn't? After previously hosting an episode to feature various myths based on 'Breaking Bad,' 'Mythbusters' is preparing to bust some zombies by testing various aspects of zombie pop culture, 'The Walking Dead' style! Series star Michael Rooker will make a guest appearance in the zombified hour as well, hopefully keeping both his hands in tact, so check out the latest from 'Mythbusters' zombie special inside!
In addition to a number of television episodes from the likes of 'Haven' and 'Family Guy,' we weren't surprised to see that Discovery opted not to renew its firearm family series 'American Guns,' given the aftermath and national discourse raging from the terrible Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. Now, it seems another of Discovery's 2nd amendment series - Ted Nugent's 'Gun Country' - has been pulled from the network, but is it a reaction to last week's tragedy?
Just days after the terrible tragedy of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, the country, and even the world at large, faces an undeniable need to re-examine the role of gun control on the world stage. As with numerous tragedies in the past, much of the focus shifts to violence in media as depicted across film and television, which today faces one of its first casualties. Discovery has opted to pull the plug on its pro-firearm reality series 'American Guns.' But what will the reaction to the news bring?