Research Outline

TV Shows - Makers, Problem Solvers, and Innovators


To compile a list of all the TV shows that deal with makers, problem solvers, and innovators. Examples include such shows as the Big Life Fix, All-American Makers, Making It, and Mythbusters. Research will be used in the development of a new TV show format. Geographical scope is global.

Early Findings

During this initial hour of research, we were able to find seven additional television shows meeting the requested criteria. We organized our findings into an attached spreadsheet. We were also able to find the country of origin, language, and original air channel for each show. We included the original run date, available viewing formats, and a brief summary as time permitted.

Additional TV Shows about Makers, Problem Solvers, or Innovators

  • Innovation Nation
  • Advancements
  • The Amazing Race
  • American Chopper
  • The Dengineers
  • Man Caves
  • Impossible Engineering