has commissioned six-part docudrama “Disasters at Sea” with Smithsonian Channel in the U.S. and Seven Network in Australia
on board as international broadcast partners.
The series is about the most mysterious and unexpected marine
disasters in recent history
, recreated in each 60-minute episode through the visceral first-hand accounts of seamen and women on their worst day, and for some, their finest hour.
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PREMIERES SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 AT 9 PM ET/PT
n the series premiere, TRAPPED IN TYPHOON ALLEY, the Derbyshire is en route
carrying nearly 160,000 tons of iron ore when it hits Typhoon Orchid ...
Sunday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The SS Marine Electric
sinks in a storm off the coast of Virginia in February 1983, only 30 miles off shore ...
Sunday, January 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
In January 2004, the largest rock discharge carrier in the world, MV Rocknes, capsizes off the coast of Norway
Sunday, February 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A February 2007 adventure cruise
ends in disaster when MV Explorer sinks in Antarctica, stranding 144 passengers and crew in inflatable
rafts to face the sub-arctic temperatures of the South Pole ...
Sunday, February 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Deadly flooding sinks the Alaska Ranger
in March 2008, forcing the crew to abandon ship into the frigid waters off the coast of Alaska
Sunday, February 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
When a violent crack tears the MSC Napoli apart in January 2017, the crew is left stranded in the English Channel