Discovery premieres new Steve Jobs documentary this Sunday

To celebrate the innovative genius of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who passed away last week at age 56, Discovery Channel is airing a one-hour documentary called iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World, premiering this Sunday, Oct. 16, at 8pm ET/PT. MythBusters stars Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman host the special, which features interviews with people whose lives and livelihoods were forever changed by Jobs, including:

* Those at the front lines of the birth of personal computing, and former Apple employees and executives, including Lee Felsenstein, founding member of the Homebrew Computer Blub; Daniel Kottke, a friend who traveled to India with Jobs and who later became an early Apple employee; and John Draper, an engineer who gave Jobs his start

* Journalists, authors and critics who covered Jobs and his innovations, including NBC correspondent Tom Brokaw, Joe Nocera of the New York Times, cultural critic Toure, Bill Werde of Billboard and Andrew Serwer of Fortune

* Scientists and educators, including theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku

* Musicians, filmmakers and designers who saw their business completely change as a result of Jobs’ technological advancements, including Stevie Wonder, Pete Wentz and less-familiar artists who credit Jobs’ creations, such as iTunes, for their success