(NEW YORK) -- Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, best known as the stars of Discovery's hit show Mythbusters, are lighting the fuse on a new experiment.
Unchained Reaction, a new competition show that's produced by the pair, debuts this Sunday. It pits clever teams of various disciplines against each other to design chain reaction contraptions -- sometimes referred to as Rube Goldberg machines -- to perform simple tasks.
Hyneman says, "We got motorcycle mechanics for one of them, and we had people from NASA ... and we match them up. We try to find combinations that will ... make some sparks." Savage said, "We wanted to construct a show that we would be excited to be contestants on ... Every week on the show, the contestants have exceeded our expectations and done things that we could have never imagined...It's really been wonderful."
A six-part series, Unchained Reaction, makes its debut Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on Discovery.
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