The Big History television series creates an interconnected panorama of patterns and themes that links history to dozens of fields including astronomy, biology, chemistry, and geology.

Airs Saturdays 10 Eastern, 11 Pacific on the History Channel.

The first season ends with a two-hour finale that pulls everything we know about science and history into one grand narrative of the universe and us.

In collaboration with The Big History Project, Big History is launching an exciting new series that turns history on its head, telling the story of the universe from the Big Bang through today. Narrated by the acclaimed actor Bryan Cranston, Big History crisscrosses through time and space to examine the surprising connections and unexpected twists that have resulted in our world today. Through exploring popular items such as cell phones and airplanes and natural phenomena such as mountains and salt, each episode of the series looks at a topic from a “Big History” perspective.