The History Channel is taking over toys.
On Sunday, November 28 at 10 p.m. ET, a new episode of modern marvels will dive into the history of iconic toy brands and how they have stood the test of time. In the episode, host Adam Richman will visit toy manufacturers and get feedback from industry experts, including our own. James Zahndeputy editor of the toy book and editor of the toy insider and the pop insider. Richman will get the VIP treatment to see how Play-Doh is created, learn the mechanics behind the Slinky, and check out Lionel trains.
Modern Wonders: Classic Toys will debut after the premiere of the new docuseries The toys that built America at 9 p.m., which will explore the history of American toys and games like Silly Putty and Frisbee. Adventure Media and Events President and Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht will also offer insight and commentary on the show.
A second on the theme of toys modern marvels the episode will premiere on Sunday, December 5 at 10 p.m. ET. In this episode, Richman visits a Monopoly factory and gets information from Mattel about the return of the Masters of the Universe and how the company is merging Hot Wheels with the latest technology.