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There's been a revolution in manufacturing and international logistics in the last 10 years. What used to take a month to make and deliver now takes just a day and nowhere is this more evident than in the USA - an economic powerhouse at the heart of the global economy. In this brand-new series, we unveil the incredible scale and human ingenuity behind the manufacture and transportation of some of America's biggest, global brands.

Made in a Day is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on August 15, 2020.

Where do I stream Made in a Day online? Made in a Day is available for streaming on National Geographic Channel, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Made in a Day on demand at Hulu, National Geographic online.

Saturday 9:00 AM et/pt on National Geographic Channel
1 Season, 12 Episodes
August 15, 2020
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Mario De La Rosa, Jat Dhillon, Shawn Henson, Chris Lester
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Made in a Day Full Episode Guide

  • In the series exploring cutting-edge manufacturing in an inter-connected world, OneWeb Satellites in Florida spill the beans on how they're making the world's first mass-produced satellites. A combination of space vehicle designers, manufacturing engineers and robotics come together to build and launch web satellites into space, providing internet to almost every part of the globe.

  • Gate Gourmet are the world's largest airline caterers, producing millions of meals from their huge Los Angeles kitchen every year. In this episode we go behind-the-scenes to reveal how locally sourced ingredients, and expert chefs, manage to feed 40,000 people flying from LAX every day.

  • With a history stretching back almost 80 years, Jeep is the original all-terrain car maker. Unprecedented access to their Ohio factory lifts the lid on how everyday they harness robot power to make thousands of the world's most iconic 4x4- the Jeep Wrangler. We discover the secrets of the Wrangler's success, and how they ship hundreds of thousands of cars per year.

  • As the world gears up to feed growing populations, world-renowned agricultural giant John Deere opens the doors to their Iowa mega-factory to reveal how they make the world's most powerful tractors. Combining a giant iron foundry with high-tech manufacturing operation, they built big machines designed to feed the world.

  • The story of how hot sauce is made and distributed. From its humble beginnings as chili peppers grown on the farms of Central and South America, this zingy fruit has spread globally to become one of the most sought after ingredients in a booming hot sauce market worth over $4 billion in sales. Tabasco, one of the originals, still sets the market on fire, selling over 182 million bottles per year.

  • The story of a rocket from metal sheets to a 1.3 million pound-heavy taxi service to the stars. With opportunities and benefits to all mankind, it's open season in space with rocket missions set toward a trillion dollar economy in the next 20 years. US heavyweight rocket builder, ULA is at the cutting edge of final frontier exploration.

  • This is the story of how Jack Daniels remains a liquor leader and how the global whisky market is now worth over $800 billion a year.

  • New Balance reveals how high-tech machinery, hand crafting skills and global logistics bring the brand's best-selling sneakers to feet, the world over.

  • Fire trucks carry firefighters into battle every day -- this is the story of how Pierce Fire Trucks are made.

  • In this episode we see how Airbus makes the H-125, the most widely sold single-engine chopper, on the frontlines of every major emergency.

  • Gibson Guitars reveals how high-tech machinery, hand crafting skills and global logistics combine to bring the brand's electric guitars to the world's stage.

  • Tesla reveals how high-tech automation together with teams of skilled employees and global logistics come together to build the Model 3 electric car.