Seconds From Disaster

Seconds From Disaster (2004)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • First Air Date: 2004-07-06
  • Last Air Date: 2018-02-22
  • Total Seasons: 7
  • Total Episodes: 69
  • Status: Returning Series
  • Episode Runtime: 45 min.
  • Production Company: Darlow Smithson Productions
  • Networks: National Geographic
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Seconds from Disaster is a US/UK-produced documentary television programme that investigates historically relevant man-made and natural disasters of the 20th century. Each episode aims to explain a single incidental by analyzing the causes and circumstances that ultimately effected the disaster. The program uses re-enactments, interviews, testimonies, and CGI to analyze the sequence of events second-by-second for the audience. Narrators for the show are Ashton Smith, Richard Vaughan and Peter Guinness.

  • Keywords: disaster, explosion, chernobyl
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    Seconds From Disaster Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2004-07-06
    13 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2005-06-28
    13 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 2006-01-10
    19 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 2011-09-05
    6 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 2012-03-11
    6 Episodes

    Season 6

    First Air Date: 2012-07-22
    10 Episodes

    Season 7

    First Air Date: 2018-02-15
    2 Episodes

    Seconds From Disaster Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Crash of the Concorde60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Tunnel Inferno60 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Bomb in Oklahoma City60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Fire Onboard the Star (Fire on the Star)60 min
    Season 1Episode 5High Speed Train Wreck (Derailment at Eschede)60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Wreck of the Sunset Limited60 min
    Season 1Episode 7Meltdown in Chernobyl60 min
    Season 1Episode 8Inferno at Guadalajara60 min
    Season 1Episode 9Fire on the Ski Slope60 min
    Season 1Episode 10Explosion in the North Sea60 min
    Season 1Episode 11Flood at Stava Dam60 min
    Season 1Episode 12Collision on the Runway60 min
    Season 1Episode 13Pentagon 9/1160 min
    Season 2Episode 1Columbia's Last Flight (Space Shuttle Columbia)60 min
    Season 2Episode 2Alpine Tsunami60 min
    Season 2Episode 3Motorway Plane Crash60 min
    Season 2Episode 4Mount St. Helens Eruption60 min
    Season 2Episode 5Zeebrugge Ferry Disaster60 min
    Season 2Episode 6Killer Quake (Kobe Earthquake)60 min
    Season 2Episode 7Crash Landing in Sioux City60 min
    Season 2Episode 8Disco Bombing (The Bali Bombing)60 min
    Season 2Episode 9Hotel Collapse60 min
    Season 2Episode 10TWA Flight 80060 min
    Season 2Episode 11Runaway Train (Paris Train Crash)60 min
    Season 2Episode 12Hindenburg Airship60 min
    Season 2Episode 13Puerto Rico Gas Explosion60 min
    Season 3Episode 1Skywalk Collapse60 min
    Season 3Episode 2Amsterdam Air Crash60 min
    Season 3Episode 3Kursk: Russia's Nuclear Nightmare60 min
    Season 3Episode 4King's Cross Fire (London's Subway Inferno)60 min
    Season 3Episode 5Nairobi Bombing60 min
    Season 3Episode 6Everglades Plane Crash60 min
    Season 3Episode 7Titanic60 min
    Season 3Episode 8Aircraft Carrier Explosion60 min
    Season 3Episode 9Queens Air Crash60 min
    Season 3Episode 10Munich Olympic Massacre60 min
    Season 3Episode 11Superstore Collapse60 min
    Season 3Episode 12Plane Crash in the Potomac60 min
    Season 3Episode 13Asian Tsunami60 min
    Season 3Episode 14Comet Air Crash60 min
    Season 3Episode 15Flight Engine Down60 min
    Season 3Episode 16Oil Fire in Texas60 min
    Season 3Episode 17Tornado Outbreak60 min
    Season 3Episode 18Space Shuttle Challenger60 min
    Season 3Episode 19Eruption on Montserrat60 min
    Season 4Episode 19/1160 min
    Season 4Episode 2Pearl Harbor60 min
    Season 4Episode 3Paddington Train Collision60 min
    Season 4Episode 4Collision at 35,000 Feet60 min
    Season 4Episode 5Cable Car Collision60 min
    Season 4Episode 6Bhopal Nightmare60 min
    Season 5Episode 1Japan's Nuclear Nightmare60 min
    Season 5Episode 2Bismarck60 min
    Season 5Episode 3Mountain Tsunami60 min
    Season 5Episode 4Waco Cult60 min
    Season 5Episode 5Deepwater Horizon60 min
    Season 5Episode 6Massacre in Mumbai60 min
    Season 6Episode 1Norway Massacre: I Was There60 min
    Season 6Episode 2Jonestown Cult Suicide60 min
    Season 6Episode 3Fire in the Cockpit60 min
    Season 6Episode 4Black Hawk Down60 min
    Season 6Episode 5Into The Death Zone60 min
    Season 6Episode 6Terrified Over Tokyo60 min
    Season 6Episode 7Runaway Train60 min
    Season 6Episode 8Nagasaki - The Forgotten Bomb60 min
    Season 6Episode 9Sinking the Coventry60 min
    Season 6Episode 10Chinook Helicopter Crash60 min