In END DAY, an excellent BBC docudrama, Dr. Howell, a fictitious scientist, attempts to travel from his London hotel room to his lab in New York City during each of four potential doomsday scenarios, including mega tsunami, pandemic, killer asteroid, supervolcano and strange matter. In each scenario, we see how events affect his journey and also the lives of people around him, with various experts providing commentary on the specific disaster as it unfolds.
Part 1, mega-tsunami:
Part 2, killer asteroid:
Part 3, pandemic:
Part 4, supervolcano and strange matter: