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  • Breakthrough (2015– )
  • TV Series | 60 min | Documentary
Breakthrough (2015– )
TV Series | 60 min | Documentary

An anthology of leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the stories, people and technology behind these ...See moreAn anthology of leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the stories, people and technology behind these breakthroughs, and show how they are changing our world. See less
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Seasons
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Status
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Updated Dec 7, 2015

Release date (First episode)
Nov 1, 2015 (United States)

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Cast

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73 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Mike Colter
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
Sheila Vand
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
1
Ron Howard
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
Jason Bateman
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
Adrien Brody
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
1
Paul Giamatti
Narrator / Self Narrator / Self   See fewer
1
Angela Bassett
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
Peter Berg
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
Phillip E. Walker
Ebola Patient Ebola Patient   See fewer
1
Tanya Thompson
Woman 1 Woman 1   See fewer
1
1
1
Laura Deming
Self - Venture Capitalist, Biologist Self - Venture Capitalist, Biologist   See fewer
1
Robert Temple
Self - Deputy Director, FDA Self - Deputy Director, FDA   See fewer
1
Cynthia Kenyon
Self - UCSF School of Medicine, VP Calico Self - UCSF School of Medicine, VP Calico   See fewer
1
Claire McCaskill
Self - Ranking Member, Special Committee on Aging Self - Ranking Member, Special Committee on Aging   See fewer
1
1
1
Christopher James Bohinski
Study participant Study participant   See fewer
1
Sarah Crane
Self - Geriatrician, Mayo Clinic Self - Geriatrician, Mayo Clinic   See fewer
1
Nir Barzilai
Self - Albert Einstein College of Medicine Self - Albert Einstein College of Medicine   See fewer
1
James L. Kirkland
Self - Geriatrician, Mayo Clinic Self - Geriatrician, Mayo Clinic   See fewer
1
Jay Olshansky
Self - University of Illinois at Chicago Self - University of Illinois at Chicago   See fewer
1
1
1
Stephanie Lederman
Self - American Federation for Aging Research Self - American Federation for Aging Research   See fewer
1
Thomas Jaeger
Self - Internist, Mayo Clinic Self - Internist, Mayo Clinic   See fewer
1
Lynn Black
Self - Last Mile Health - Liberia, Massachusetts General Hospital Self - Last Mile Health - Liberia, Massachusetts General Hospital   See fewer
1
Ezekiel Emanuel
Self - UPenn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy Self - UPenn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy   See fewer
1
Edward Kamin
Self - 84 years old Self - 84 years old   See fewer
1
Simon Melov
Self - Buck Institute for Research on Aging Self - Buck Institute for Research on Aging   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Erica Ollmann Saphire
Self - Professor Self - Professor   See fewer
1
Martha Kamin
Self - 90 years old Self - 90 years old   See fewer
1
Fiona Ginty
Self - GE Global Research Center Self - GE Global Research Center   See fewer
1
Joan Mannick
Self - Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Self - Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research   See fewer
1
John M. Dye
Self - Chief of Viral Immunology, USAMRIID Self - Chief of Viral Immunology, USAMRIID   See fewer
1
Michael Pollak
Self - McGill University, Department of Medicine and Oncology Self - McGill University, Department of Medicine and Oncology   See fewer
1
1
Brima Kargbo
Self - Chief Medical Officer, Sierra Leone Self - Chief Medical Officer, Sierra Leone   See fewer
1
Alessandro Vespignani
Self - Professor, Northeastern University Self - Professor, Northeastern University   See fewer
1
Steven Austad
Self - University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Biology Self - University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Biology   See fewer
1
Gordon J. Lithgow
Self - Buck Institute for Research on Aging Self - Buck Institute for Research on Aging   See fewer
1
1
Brian Kennedy
Self - Buck Institute for Research on Aging Self - Buck Institute for Research on Aging   See fewer
1
Chris Pine
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
J.K. Simmons
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
Ed Begley Jr.
Nostradamus Nostradamus   See fewer
1
Dave Klec
Cell Phone Addict Cell Phone Addict   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
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Dave Sims
Engineer and Assistant Medic Engineer and Assistant Medic   See fewer
1
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