The History Channel


News brief: History Channel Oz ignites Flame

Foxtel’s thematic net The History Channel in Australia has acquired more than 25 hours of unscripted programming from compatriot Flame Distribution. The channel has acquired new releases Defenders of the Sky, from the UK’s Woodcut Media; Celtic coproduction After Braveheart; and The Man Who Shot the Great War, from Northern Ireland indie Doubleband. History Channel […]

AMC-CBS venture captures Tricon’s Killer

The AMC Networks and CBS channels joint venture in the UK and EMEA is among buyers of Tricon Films & Television programming such as To Catch a Killer. One of the CBS Studios International- and AMC Networks International – Zone-owned channels, CBS Reality, has bought the 8x60mins Killer along with the 7x60mins I Didn’t Do […]

Networks clamber up Berlin Wall

Various broadcasters have acquired Sky Vision’s documentary Berlin Wall: The Night the Iron Curtain Closed. The show is scheduled to deliver on November 9, the 25th anniversary of the falling of the Berlin Wall, which separated East and West Germany after the Second World War. NTV in Germany, Planete Cable in France, AMC Networks International […]

Discovery Channel gets 3.4 million for Klondike

The Discovery Channel’s first scripted miniseries, Klondike, has delivered solid debut ratings of 3.4 million viewers. The three-part Gold Rush drama premiered on Monday on US cable, and stars Richard Madden (Game of Thrones), Abbie Cornish (Limitless), Tim Roth (Pulp Fiction, Lie to Me) and Sam Shephard (August: Osage County) as fortune hunters in the […]