The most popular show on the History Channel as of 2015 is "Modern Marvels." Created by Bruce Nash, the series focuses on historical technologies and how they relate to modern times. The channel's longest-running program, "Modern Marvels" first aired in January 1995 on the History Channel's broadcast debut.
Over 650 one-hour episodes of "Modern Marvels" have aired on the History Channel. Topics include technology, mechanics, architecture, science, electronics and agriculture. The hit series highlights the connection between everyday items and breakthrough technologies. Episodes typically discuss the history and production of related items. The Erie Canal, power tools and submarines are among some of the subjects explored.