Discovery paying tribute to Grant Imahara with TV show marathon, memorial video

(LOS ANGELES) — Fans of electrical engineer, roboticist, and geek icon Grant Imahara were stunned by his death Monday, when the Mythbusters veteran and Battlebots champion died suddenly of a brain aneurysm at age 49.

To pay tribute, Discovery and Science Channel announced it will air a marathon of shows featuring Imahara, starting Friday. 

The Discovery network has also produced a video memorializing Imahara, featuring some classic moments of his time on Mythbusters.

Here’s the Imahara marathon lineup:  

Discovery Channel – Friday, July 17
8 a.m. – Killer Robots: Robo Games 2011
9 a.m. – MythBusters — “Mailbag Special”
10 a.m. – MythBusters — “Motorcycle Water Ski”
11 a.m. – MythBusters — “Paper Armor”
12 p.m. – MythBusters — “Blue Ice”


Science Channel – Saturday, July 18

3 p.m. – Killer Robots: Robogames 2011
4 p.m. – MythBusters: “Shooting Fish in a Barrel”
5 p.m. – MythBusters: “Dog Myths”
6 p.m. – MythBusters: “Paper Armor”
7 p.m. – MythBusters: “Motorcycle Water Ski”
8 p.m. – White Rabbit Project: “May G Force Be with You”

By Stephen Iervolino
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