The world’s top thinkers in science, astronomy, technology, academia and futurism ponder your most popular “What If” questions.

Join hosts Peter Schmiedchen and Richard Garner as they take a deeper dive into your favorite What If videos with some of the foremost thought leaders on the planet on “What If Discussed”


Peter Schmiedchen is the voice of What If. He also Head of our video team. Having voiced and managed over 500 videos, Peter was involved in the creation of every What If episode. His experience, everlasting curiosity and entertaining personality make him the perfect host of our podcast.

Richard Garner has produced, directed and hosted television and radio shows in a variety of genres on multiple platforms. He has always asked questions, been naturally curious about everything from the biggest existential questions to how peanut butter is made.

Teddy Wilson is a factual & entertainment television host and producer. He is a three-time Canadian Screen Award nominee and a Gemini Award winner. Teddy is currently the host of Discovery Canada’s hit series Mighty Trains, traveling the world to highlight the engineering and people behind the most incredible rail journeys on earth.


Hosts: Richard Garner, Teddy Wilson, Peter Schmiedchen
Executive producer: Steve Hulford
Supervising producer: Richard Garner
Producers: Ira Haberman and Stephen Henrik
Technical producers: Adam Karch, Antosia Fiedur and Demid Tumanov
Channel supervisor: Raphael Faeh
Social media: Saida Mirzalimova
Artwork: Alex Griffith
Research: Jay Moon
Trailer: Evan Yue
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