TIME WARNER CABLE'S CONNECT A MILLION MINDS PILOT IT AIN'T ROCKET SCIENCE DEBUTS ON YNN

Time Warner Cable today announced that it will premiere an original 30 minute pilot, It Ain't Rocket Science, on YNN and also make it available On Demand for digital customers across the northeast. It Ain't Rocket Science is part of Connect a Million Minds, Time Warner Cable's five year philanthropic initiative to inspire youth to pursue learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Intended for family viewers, It Ain't Rocket Science will explore a variety of STEM related topics through interviews and segments that are meant to engage the minds of youth. Technology reporter, Adam Balkin, will host the 30 minute pilot. Show segments include:
 An inside look at FIRST and its robotics program
 A visit with Goleta California High School teacher Amir Abo-Shaeer, subject of the recently published book, The New Cool which profiles the MacArthur Fellow and his robotics team
 An interview with Scientific American editor Mariette DiChristina about the contagious cancer running rampant among the Tasmanian Devil population. An animated cartoon character known to many youngsters and adults alike, DiChristina breaks down the critter's affliction in a manner we can all understand
 An up close understanding of how the Indiana Jones and the Adventures of Archaeology exhibit can inspire students to find out more about the science of archeology

It Ain't Rocket Science will debut on YNN on Saturday, July 30th at 8:00 p.m. with a replay on Sunday, July 31st at 8:00 p.m. YNN is available to Time Warner Cable customers and there will be additional placement on YNN On Demand. Check your local listings for channel locations.

For more information about It Ain't Rocket Science and Connect a Million Minds, please visit www.connectamillionminds.com.