January 11, 2012

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The all-new live show "Mythbusters: Behind the Myths," starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series "Mythbusters," will make its debut at Budweiser Events Center for one performance only on Thursday, January 12. Budweiser Events Center will be the only arena on the live tour, as the rest of the performances will be at theaters.

Tickets to "Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour", go on sale Friday, November 11 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at BEC Box Office, online at ComcastTIX.com, or by phone at 877.544.TIXX (8499).

"Mythbusters: Behind the Myths," promises to be a fantastic evening of on-stage experiments, audience participation, rocking video and behind-the-scenes stories. For the first time ever, fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-blowing approach to science.

The show brings you face-to-face with the curious world of Jamie and Adam as the duo matches wits on stage with each other and members of the audience when it goes on a 31-city national tour that begins in Modesto, California on January 6, 2012.

One of Discovery Channel's most highly regarded and watched series, "Mythbusters" is now in its ninth season. Hosted by Hyneman and Savage, "Mythbusters" mixes scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create its own signature style off explosive experimentation - and the supporting of de-bunking of urban myths that we live with day to day.

Adam and Jamie have become spokespersons at large for applying science to real life - most recently as hosts of the Discovery Channel special ""iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World," and have appeared on numerous shows including "Late Show with David Letterman," "Good Morning America," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "The Colbert Report," NPR's "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition," "Countdown with Keith Olberman," and many more. They were invited to participate in Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Fear And/Or Sanity and have received the Young Artist Award for inspiring young people in the interest of science. "Mythbusters" has been invited to participate on a panel at Comic-Con, where their appearances have sold-out four years running.

Adam and Jamie serve as guest editors for Popular Mechanics and were featured on the cover of the September 2009 issue. That same year, they were inducted as honorary members into Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society. They are Honorary Lifetime Members of the California Science Teachers Association and were named Honorary Engineers and Honorary Members of the Francis Crowe Society at the University of Maine.

Adam and Jamie produced and starred in an H1N1 Public Service Announcement for the White House, and were chosen by the President to retest the Archimedes legend using 500 schoolchildren as surrogate soldiers.

They appeared as themselves in the movie Darwin Awards and have made several cameos on other TV shows, including CSI. And In 2010, Hyneman and Savage received the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism from the Harvard Secular Society.