Science Channel’s MythBusters: The Search is looking for new MythBusters, but the real fun comes from something other than the competition.
Netflix’s The White Rabbit Project will reunite Mythbusters stars Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara, who will not be busting myths.
At midnight tonight, as Christmas Eve begins, the Science Channel will start airing every single episode of Mythbusters. That will take almost 10 days, and conclude next year, on Jan. 3. The cancelled series starts airing its final season in January.
Next season will be the last for Mythbusters, which has been cancelled one year after the Discovery Channel series fired its build team and relaunched with a new format and aesthetic. Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman have known since the beginning of this year that the next season would be the last, and thus are planning a finale for the… continue reading
After being fired from the show, former Mythbusters cast member Grant Imahara is working once again: for McDonald’s. While he’s not actually salting fries at a restaurant, that would be honest work–especially compared to his actual new gig, starring in advertisements for the company that purport to be his actual investigations into the company’s food…. continue reading
The Discovery Channel has responded to a petition signed by more than 34,000 people that asks for the return of fired Mythbusters Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara. The petition calls their departure “a huge step backward for Discovery” noting that “as the main female Mythbuster, Kari inspired a generation of girls and showed… continue reading
Discovery’s Mythbusters has dropped/fired its B-team cast, Tory Belleci, Kari Byron, and Grant Imahara. Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will host next season by themselves. Kari Byron tweeted that “The show is taking a new direction.” Their exit was announced at the conclusion of tonight’s season 16 finale, after which the show’s official Twitter account thanked… continue reading
Breaking Bad returned Sunday for the first of its final eight episodes, and last night Discovery Channel aired a special episode of Mythbusters that tested two memorable moments from the show. Alas, neither turned out to be true. Oh, science! The AMC show’s creator, Vince Gilligan, actually brought this on himself: About a year ago,… continue reading
Mythbusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman lent their voices to cartoon versions of themselves on the 499th episode of Fox’s The Simpsons, as part of a light parody of their Discovery series (“Mythcrackers”). The episode, which went online today, highlights their show’s tendency to abandon myths and just blow shit up. In the most biting… continue reading
Mythbusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage will judge and executive produce a new competition on the Discovery Channel on which teams produce chain reaction contraptions. On each of Unchained Reaction‘s six episodes, which debut in March, “two teams made up of artists, rocket scientists, animatronic specialists, engineers and even your average Joe, are provided with… continue reading
The episode of Mythbusters being filmed when a cannonball accidentally went through a house and into a car will never air, according to Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who were actually not the ones conducting the experiment; it was the show’s B team, Tory Belleci, Kari Byron, and Grant Imahara, the ones who are bad… continue reading
A cannonball fired by the Mythbusters went through a house, across a road, and into a car, but the accident injured no one. A 5.5 inch cannonball fired from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department bomb range in Dublin, California, “went through the house while the occupants were asleep, then exited the structure and bounced across… continue reading