Breakthrough

Tuesdays, 9:00 PM ET on Nat Geo

60 minutes

Executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Steve Michaels, Jonathan Koch and Mark Dowley, BREAKTHROUGH is an anthology about leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the stories, people and technology behind these breakthroughs, and show how they are changing our world. Each hour-long episode will be directed by a Hollywood visionary, with Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner as the first six directors.

Tuesdays, 9:00 PM ET on Nat Geo

60 minutes

Executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Steve Michaels, Jonathan Koch and Mark Dowley, BREAKTHROUGH is an anthology about leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the stories, people and technology behind these breakthroughs, and show how they are changing our world. Each hour-long episode will be directed by a Hollywood visionary, with Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner as the first six directors.

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Watch Breakthrough Season 2 Episode 6 - Power to the People

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s2e6 Power to the People
June 6, 2017
Engineers trek across the Himalayas to bring power to a remote monastery.
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Watch Breakthrough Season 1 Episode 1 - Fighting Pandemics

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s1e1 Fighting Pandemics
November 1, 2015
Viral outbreaks can become deadly pandemics in a matter of days. To prevent catastrophe, courageous scientists are fighting back with new treatments and vaccines.
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Watch Breakthrough Season 1 Episode 1 - Fighting Pandemics
s1e1 Fighting Pandemics
November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015
Fighting Pandemics
Series Premiere
Watch Breakthrough Season 1 Episode 2 - More than Human
s1e2 More than Human
November 8, 2015
November 8, 2015
More than Human
Watch Breakthrough Season 1 Episode 3 - Decoding the Brain
s1e3 Decoding the Brain
November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015
Decoding the Brain
Watch Breakthrough Season 1 Episode 4 - The Age of Aging
s1e4 The Age of Aging
November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015
The Age of Aging
Watch Breakthrough Season 1 Episode 5 - Energy on the Edge
s1e5 Energy on the Edge
December 6, 2015
December 6, 2015
Energy on the Edge
Watch Breakthrough Season 1 Episode 6 - Water Apocalypse
s1e6 Water Apocalypse
December 13, 2015
December 13, 2015
Water Apocalypse
Season Finale
Watch Breakthrough Season 2 Episode 2 - Cyber Terror
s2e2 Cyber Terror
May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017
Cyber Terror
Watch Breakthrough Season 2 Episode 3 - Curing Cancer
s2e3 Curing Cancer
May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017
Curing Cancer
Watch Breakthrough Season 2 Episode 4 - Game of Drones
s2e4 Game of Drones
May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017
Game of Drones
Watch Breakthrough Season 2 Episode 6 - Power to the People
s2e6 Power to the People
June 6, 2017
June 6, 2017
Power to the People
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