James Bond Specials

DISCOVERY PRESENTS: JAMES BOND SPECIALS, Sunday, November 2 and Sunday, November 9

For 007 fans counting down the release of Quantum of Solace, Discovery Channel has what you need to satisfy your Bond addiction! Don’t miss the legendary escapes and impressive weaponry of the 007 as they are demystified by the fiction fighting Mythbusters. Also, learn how interrogator’s uncover the truth of prime suspects and hear the revealing accounts and true stories of the legendary spy hero from creator himself, Ian Fleming.

Mythbusters: James Bond Special
Sunday, November 2 at 8 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. PT

It’s tuxedos and martinis as the MYTHBUSTERS take on 007 in this special two-hour episode. In ‘Electromagnetic Watch’ Adam and Jamie try to create a watch that can deflect bullets. In ‘Propane Peril’ Kari, Grant and Tori examine Bond’s escape in Casino Royale by firing a handgun at a propane tank testing the fireball theory. Finally in ‘Bond Boat Jump’, Adam and Jamie tackle one of 007’s most spectacular getaways as they crash through the movie-moment myth from Live and Let Die.

Science of Interrogation
Sunday, November 9 at 8 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. PT

Revealing the finely tuned, meticulous tricks of psychology, technique and cutting-edge technology, this one-hour special uncovers the tools designed to extract the truth of a prime suspect through footage of real criminal interrogations.

James Bond: The Real Story
Sunday, November 9 at 9 p.m. ET / 10 p.m. PT

Selling more than 100 million books, Ian Fleming’s James Bond series has been the subject of films seen by half the world’s population. His adventures are the ultimate fantasy. But as JAMES BOND: THE REAL STORY reveals, they are based on real people experiencing extraordinary events, using amazing gadgets that were often even more exciting than fiction. This one-hour special reveals the tools of the trade, uncovers the true identity of M, and introduces the heroes behind the world’s most famous spy.

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