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Discovery Channel's 5th-Annual Thrills, Chills and Spills

The Legend Roller Coaster Holiday WorldIn 2001 Discovery Channel aired an exciting line up including the premiers of three brand-new shows, produced by the same team behind some of Discovery's other wildly popular and highly rated roller coaster and amusement park shows.

New for 2001 were 30 Roller Coasters In 24 Hours?; More Top Ten Coasters; and Extreme Rides 2001. These special programs were made using lipstick-size cameras, custom audio mounts and specialized camera mounts to record exclusive footage on board the rides.

Read more about the 2001 Thrills, Chills and Spills specials that aired on May 28, 2001 on the Discovery Channel. Check the TV Show Guide for reruns of these popular shows.


Top 10 Coasters

Top 10 Coasters
Ride America's top 10 roller coasters, including the Coney Island Cyclone, Alton Towers Nemesis, The Beast at Paramount's Kings Island and the Magnum XL-200 at Cedar Point.

Check the TV Show Guide for dates and times Top 10 Coasters will air. Learn more about Top 10 Coasters.


Extreme Rides Extreme Rides
Celebrate the scariest of thrill rides with looks at rollercoaster rides, G-machines, water rides, and sky diving adventures. See what makes a great extreme ride and how designers create them.

Check the Show Guide for date and times Extreme Rides will air. Learn more about Extreme Rides.

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