MEMORIAL DAY

President Obama Will Introduce The History Channel’s ‘The World Wars’

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President Obama will introduce the six-part History Channel series 'The World Wars' for Memorial Day. Real History!

THE VIKINGS

Season Two Of The History Channel’s ‘Vikings’ Starts With A Fizzle, But Unprecedented TV Is In Our Future

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The second season of The History Channel's 'The Vikings' starts slow, but promises intriguing major events in future episodes.

ANNIVERSARIES

The History Channel Is ‘Live Tweeting’ John F. Kennedy’s Fateful Trip To Dallas

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On the 50th anniversary of the day John F. Kennedy was shot and killed, the History Channel is 'live Tweeting' his trip to Dallas.

VIKINGS

Weekend Preview: The History Channel Debuts Its First Scripted Series

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The History Channel's 'Vikings,' plus 'The Walking Dead,' and the rest of the weekend's TV highlights.

Documentaries

Six Sickeningly Exploitative 9/11 Specials

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Do you remember what you were doing on September 11, 2001.

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‘Kennedys’ Has New, Unnecessary Trailer

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The embattled miniseries "The Kennedys" will air on ReelzChannel (for reelz) next month, and the upstart cable channel has released a new trailer that doesn't give the series any new meaning to me (video below).

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‘Nice Beaver.’ ‘Thank You, I Just Had It Stuffed.’

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In its ongoing effort to catalog the great tapestry of the American experience, the History Channel will continue to not air anything about the Kennedys, and instead begin airing a reality show about taxidermy.

CIVIL WAR

‘Shark Week with Muskets’

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With the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War coming this year, the History channel is teaming up with director Ridley Scott to make an annual week of programming that will focus on America's deadliest war -- a move that <a href="http://insidetv.ew.com/2011/02/09/history-channel-civil-wa/" target="_blank">Inside TV</a> is calling "Shark Week with muskets.

BARRY PEPPER

‘The Kennedys’ Has a Poster

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The History Channel is making its first foray into scripted television with "The Kennedys," an eight-part miniseries starring Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes that <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/04/kinnear-to-play-jfk-katie-holmes-as-jackie-in-kennedy-miniseries" target="_self">may or may not be a right-wing hatchet job</a>.

andy rooney

Boner Alert: History Channel Making Follow-Up to ‘WWII in HD’

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One of my favorite programs of last year was History's "<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/tag/wwii-in-hd" target="_self">WWII in HD</a>," a documentary that unearthed astonishingly vivid color video of the Second World War.

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Video: X-Rated ‘Ice Road Truckers’

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Gratuitous censorship turns this "Ice Road Truckers" clip into "Ice Road F*ckers," and even though the premise is childish and well-worn (see Jimmy Kimmel's similar bit  or <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/06/food-network-ought-to-be-ashamed" target="_self">Food Network porn</a>), I still think it's funny.

ADAM FERRARA

First Trailer for American ‘Top Gear’

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As <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/04/another-british-show-gets-americanized" target="_self">reported in April</a>, History Channel's fall lineup will include an Americanized version of the popular BBC2 show "Top Gear" (something NBC toyed with and passed on two years ago).

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Stan Lee To Find Real Muties In Inevitably Disappointing Show

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Stan "The Tan" Lee has had an incredible career, as well as a recent renaissance, making him the most beloved senior citizen among nerds since William Shatner.


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