With the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic approaching, TV networks are naturally looking to explore the story of the ill-fated ship. For the History channel, that includes Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved, a special looks at the disaster to determine why the “unsinkable” ship sank.
History isn’t the first channel to line up its Titanic-related programming in anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ship’s unfortunate sinking. PBS has a few Titanic related movies and specials on the schedule for April already.
History’s special will feature scientists, engineers, archeologists, and imaging experts, and will focus on how the ship sank. According to History’s description for Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved, the special will “reveal for the first time the complete picture of the breakup and sinking by use of a virtual hangar.” The network’s release mentions a 2010 expedition to the wreck site, which yielded “unprecedented new discoveries and the first comprehensive map of Titanic’s watery grave.”...
Here’s a photo of what appears to be the bow of the ship...
The specials sounds like an good one for those with an interest in Titanic and the story of the ship’s sinking.
Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved premieres Sunday, April 15 at 8-10pm ET/PT
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