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New Discovery Channel Series to Feature Shanghai's 'Amazing Achievements'

Press Trust of India  |  SHANGHAI 

/ -- The Discovery Channels new all-access documentary series "How Works II" hosted by world-renowned has been released. During the three-part series, he gains unprecedented access to the inner workings of China's biggest city,

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The new anthology is deeply rooted in the work and life of Chinese entrepreneurs, scientists, officials and ordinary people, giving audiences a panoramic view of Chinese society while presenting the unique achievements and development plans of modern

"New Ways of Life"

During the first episode, audiences are presented with a visual banquet of Shanghai's new culture creation program, with young people showcasing their talents via and video games. Viewers can also look forward to Danny's performance in the new stage play Tomb Notes, which started life as a popular online novel, and a tour of an innovative new Mexican restaurant, highlighting how continued economic and technological development brings cultural prosperity to the city.

"A Networked World"

The second episode focuses on the achievements of in the fields of scientific and technological innovation, with Danny working on a VR commercial while delving into the intricacies of this emerging technology. Acrophobes beware! Danny takes viewers on the city's first 360-degree rollercoaster, hovering over the famous city skyline and capturing the of this in action.

"The Power of Planning"

The final episode features the unique Shanghainese community spirit, where all elements of the city come together to enhance and support the development of the city through consultation and planning. The futuristic Zhangjiang High-technology park and its state-of-the-art is provided as an example of the forward-thinking actions of the city authorities.

How Works II was developed with support from the Office in coordination with the Discovery Asia-Pacific TV Network, and The program, first aired in and on 29th September, is to be broadcast in Korean, Thai, Hindi, Telugu, Malay, Vietnamese, Cantonese, English, Tamil, Bengali, and additional local and regional languages.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 10:40 IST