LAS VEGAS (AP) — Video clips of reality TV figure Richard Harrison played in a Las Vegas funeral home where the patriarch of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop empire was remembered as a Navy veteran, husband, father and sometimes cranky character. One showed a “Pawn Stars” episode where he prepared to drive through an […]
Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence, a two-hour documentary airing Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on the History channel, uncovers records, including a newly revealed photograph that shows what may be a healthy Earhart along with her navigator Fred Noonan, after they were last heard from.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A plane crash in western Montana killed a star of the History channel reality series “Ice Road Truckers” who was planning to film a pilot episode of a show about recovering plane wrecks. Darrell Ward, 52, of Deer Lodge, died in the fiery crash Sunday on the shoulder of Interstate 90 […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen says 5.3 million viewers watched the multi-network debut of “Roots” on Memorial Day, making it the most-watched scripted miniseries premiere on cable television since 2013 when “Bonnie & Clyde” aired on A+E. The premiere airing of “Roots” was carried on History, Lifetime, A+E and LMN. According to Nielsen Fast National […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The man known to millions of cable TV viewers as Chumlee on the reality show “Pawn Stars” was being held late Wednesday in a Las Vegas jail following his arrest on felony weapon and drug charges. Austin Lee Russell, 33, was taken into custody when officers serving a search warrant […]
Paul Buccieri is exiting his post as head of ITV Studios U.S. to join A+E Networks in a new role overseeing A&E Network and History.
NEW YORK (AP) — Less than three weeks after Superstorm Sandy came ashore on the East Coast, three television networks will offer the chance to relive the experience on the same night. PBS’ “Nova” series will air a one-hour special on Sandy on Sunday evening, the same night that History is scheduled to run “Superstorm […]
At the end of its three-night run, History Channel’s Hatfields & McCoys miniseries now holds the top three slots among entertainment telecasts in ad-supported cable history. Wednesday night’s conclusion brought in 14.3 million viewers, topping the previous broadcasts and becoming the most-watched non-sporting event in basic cable history.
History’s record-breaking Hatfields & McCoys took so long to get made that Burt Lancaster — who died in 1994 — was once set to star in the role Kevin Costner plays. But executive producer Leslie Greif never gave up during his decades-long slog to get his labor of love on the air.
History’s Hatfields & McCoys retained most of its jaw-dropping number of viewers for its second installment Tuesday night at 9 p.m., amassing 13.1 million total viewers, with 4.7 million of them in the advertiser-desired 18-49 demographic.
The premiere of History’s three-part miniseries scored record ratings on Monday night, becoming the most-watched non-sports program in ad-supported cable history with 13.9 million viewers.
PIERRE PART, La. (AP) — A cast member of the reality TV show “Swamp People” died Monday, a Louisiana sheriff said. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Mitchell Guist was pronounced dead at a hospital. He had fallen while aboard his boat on the Intracoastal Waterway, near Pierre Part. History, which produces the reality show […]
History and National History Day will announce the 2011 National History Day Award Winners, Thursday, June 16, at Cole Field House on the campus of the University of Maryland-College Park. History, a leading sponsor of National History Day, provides $20,000 in cash prizes to four winning senior student projects as well as the Outstanding History […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After the History channel said it would not air a controversial miniseries on the Kennedy family, producers were already seeking another television home. The Showtime pay cable network has been approached to air the eight-part series, a spokesman said on Saturday. Eight years ago, Showtime aired a movie about President Reagan […]