In the feud between the Hatfields and McCoys, the History channel proved the winner. A miniseries about the warring families set basic cable viewing records, according to Nielsen Co. figures the channel released Thursday.
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There’s nothing like a backwoods blood feud to excite television viewers.
The first night of the three-part History Channel miniseries premiered to 13.9 million viewers Monday night, making it the No. 1 non-sports telecast in basic cable television history.
Gabriel Byrne is in a plundering mood. “In Treatment” actor Byrne has signed on for “Vikings,” History Channel’s maiden voyage into scripted programming.
Louisiana authorities say Mitchell Guist, an alligator hunter featured on the reality show “Swamp People,” has died.
The History Channel is getting with the times by ordering its first scripted series. Of course, it will be a period drama. The network announced Tuesday its plans to begin… More
Alligator hunters, raccoon wranglers and crawfish catchers in Louisiana’s critter-filled swamps and bayous are increasingly common on television.
A blatant “product-placement” for Subway sandwiches that played like a commercial within Monday’s episode of “Hawaii Five-O” is raising eyebrows. Watch the “ad” everybody’s talking about here.
A new “Pawn Stars” spinoff series has reportedly riled up History Channel’s original pawn-shop kings. TMZ.com quotes unnamed sources from the production team on the original “Pawn Stars” who say… More
The network said Tuesday that a 12-hour miniseries, “Mankind the Story of All of Us,” will debut late this year. History, seen in more than 300 million homes worldwide, will offer different versions of the series in different parts of the world, the first time it has ever done that.