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The World's Biggest Rivals Faceoff

The World's Biggest Rivals Faceoff


The World's Biggest Rivals Faceoff

Behind every genius was a great opponent. An unstoppable adversary. Watch the mini series events on History.

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Wright vs Curtiss
Colt Vs Wesson
Jobs Vs Gates
The World's Biggest Rivals Faceoff
Personal Computers: Jobs vs Gates
In the 1980s, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs break out in a heated battle to bring the personal computer to the masses. The race is one to see who will run the world's personal computers.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Wednesday,20 Dec, 2017 - 22:50
  • Thursday,21 Dec, 2017 - 02:05
  • Thursday,21 Dec, 2017 - 10:25
Electricity: Tesla vs Edison
Celebrated inventor Thomas Edison, goes to war with former assistant, Nikola Tesla, an eccentric math genius obsessed with electricity, to determine who will power the world with electric light.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Wednesday,27 Dec, 2017 - 22:50
  • Thursday,28 Dec, 2017 - 02:05
  • Thursday,28 Dec, 2017 - 10:25
The Television: Farnsworth vs Sarnoff
Philo Farnsworth has dedicated his life to developing the electric television. But when his idea gains the attention of RCA founder David Sarnoff, it kicks off a battle between power and perseverance.
Planes: Wright Brothers vs Curtiss
The Wright Brothers built and flew the world's first airplane, but they kept it a secret, leaving an opening for motor designer, Glenn Curtiss, to swoop in and compete to be the first to fly in public.
Journalism: Hearst vs Pulitzer
Joseph Pulitzer's journalistic integrity is tested when millionaire, William Randolph Hearst, sets out to take over the newspaper industry, using a gossip rag to revolutionize the future of journalism.
Guns: Colt vs Smith & Wesson
Samuel Colt and partners Edwin Smith & Daniel Wesson become locked in the first true 'arms' race, as they compete to perfect the world's first revolver.
The Atom Bomb: Oppenheimer vs Heisenberg
J. Robert Oppenheimer is in charge of developing the world's first nuclear bomb, but when he is caught in a race against Hitler's top physicist, Werner Heisenberg, the fate of mankind hangs in the balance.
Space Race: USA vs USSR
The Americans and Soviets, deadlocked in the Cold War, set their sights on 'the final frontier', outer space. Wernher Von Braun and Sergei Korolev face off over the next two decades, in the race to space.