Friday, August 26, 2011

Must See TV: Steven Spielberg's "Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero"

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of September 11, executive producer Steven Spielberg and the Discovery Channel will present a special television event."Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero" focuses on the effort to build the new, 104-story One World Trade Center.

According to a press release, the project "celebrates the grit, the drive and the audacious imagination of a wide array of builders, planners and dreamers bonded in grief but united in purpose."

“Discovery Channel is proud to be sharing this important story and transitional moment in the history of our country," said Debbie Myers, general manager of the Science Channel. "With incredible access and deft storytelling, 'Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero' captures a city and a country moving forward but never forgetting."

The Discovery Channel premiered the first 3 segments on August 25, and will conclude the special series on Thursday, September 1st, starting at 8 p.m.

An commercial free, encore presentation of all six episodes will be shown Sunday, September 11th, beginning at 5 p.m. on the Science Channel.

See preview of the special by clicking the image above