Titanic 100th Anniversary
For those interested in the Titanic the following TV programs maybe of interest:
National Geographic Channel Canada
Monday, 9 April 8pm-10pm
Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron
James Camerons epic 1997 film Titanic won 11 Oscars and grossed well over a billion dollars worldwide. Now, on an empty sound stage, in the shadow of a massive 42-foot replica of the Titanic and other props from the blockbuster film, Cameron brings together some the worlds leading Titanic experts, including engineers, naval architects, artists and historians, to solve the lingering mysteries of why and how the unsinkable ship sank.
Monday, 9 April 10pm-11pm
Save the Titanic with Bob Ballard
Ballard travels to the shipyards of Northern Ireland to meet with descendants of Titanics Guarantee Group nine men who helped build the magnificent ship with their own hands and were selected to sail on her maiden voyage. Throughout his journey, Ballard is driven by one personal question will the Titanic survive another 100 years?
Tuesday, 10 April 8pm-9pm
The Titanic With Len Goodman
The legacy of the Titanic is explored by "Dancing With the Stars" judge Len Goodman, who once worked as an apprentice welder for the company that built the ship. He visits Belfast, where it was built, and Southampton, England, home to many of the dead, and meets with descendants of the passengers and crew.
Tuesday, 10 April 9pm-10pm
Saving the Titanic
A dramatic portrayal of the Titanic's final hours from the perspective of the ship's engineers, who toiled beneath deck to keep the ship's power systems running even after they learned all was lost.
Discovery Channel Canada
Sunday, 8 April 10am-12pm
Titanic, The Aftermath
The docudrama reveals how a Canadian team, charged with recovering Titanic's lost passengers, had to invent a whole new forensics system to identify the dead. Led by Halifax public servant John Henry Barnstead, the team inspired a breakthrough in forensic methodology - a procedure still used in mass disasters today. The experiences of Barnstead, the recovery team and other characters are re-created in exceptional detail in this two-hour special.