SVA Alumnus Jon Lung Wins Competition to Become a Host of 'MythBusters'
February 27, 2017
From CNET: “It's not easy filling the shoes of science rock stars Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, but two competitors have earned spots to host a new version of ‘MythBusters.’
After a grueling competition in Science Channel reality show ‘MythBusters: The Search,’ 10 contestants were narrowed down to four finalists tasked with figuring out through scientific experiments whether it's possible to escape from prison using a rocket-propelled water heater.
‘MythBusters: The Search’ debuted in January with contestants asked to check myths running the gamut from finding a needle in a haystack to painting a room with explosives. The final episode aired Saturday.
Rescue diver and pilot Brian Louden of Spring, Texas, and product designer Jonathan Lung of Staten Island, New York, won and are the new official hosts of ‘MythBusters.’…” (continue reading)