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    History Greenlights Kevin Hart: The Black Man’s Guide to History

    History has ordered a two-hour special from Hartbeat Productions and Comedy Dynamics called “Kevin Hart: The Black Man’s Guide to History,” featuring a look at lesser-known, yet important black history stories, filtered through the lens of Kevin Hart. Hart will star and executive produce the two-hour event. The logline: The show begins as Hart finds […]

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    History Renews ‘Alone’ for Season Four

    History has ordered a fourth season of its hit survival series “Alone” in advance of the season three premiere tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Debuting on June 18, 2015, “Alone” follows the self-documented day-to-day lives of 10 individuals as they attempt to survive in the wilderness for as long as possible. The logline: In “Alone” […]

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    ‘Pawn Stars’ Surpasses 80 Percent Coverage in Off-Net

    Reality staple “Pawn Stars,” which will debut in off-network syndication on a straight barter basis courtesy of distributor Trifecta Entertainment on Monday, Sept. 12, is now cleared in over 80 percent of the country. This includes clearances with Tribune Stations in 16 markets (including WPIX in New York), and stations within the Sinclair, Meredith, Media […]

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    History to Launch ‘Night Class’ on February 25

    History will debut “Night Class,” a short-form, late-night comedy block on Thursday, February 25 at 11:30 p.m. ET. “Night Class” will initially feature three original short-form comedy series (with additional series will be added to the block). The first to premiere are “Great Minds with Dan Harmon,” “Crossroads of History” and “How to Lose the […]

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    ‘Roots’ Revival to Debut on History Networks on Memorial Day 2016

    The upcoming four night, eight-hour reboot of classic miniseries “Roots” will launch on the networks of History, A&E and Lifetime on Memorial Day 2016. The cast includes Academy Award winners Forest Whitaker (“Fiddler”) and Anna Paquin (“Nancy Holt”); Laurence Fishburne (“Alex Haley”); Jonathan Rhys Meyers (“Tom Lea”); Anika Noni Rose (“Kizzy”); Tip “T.I.” Harris (“Cyrus”); […]

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    Cable Top 100 Rankers – January 2016

    What follows are the Top 100 shows on basic cable for the month of January 2016 (ranked in order of total viewers): For mobile users, you may scroll this table horizontally. P 2+  Program Date Network Day Time   AA000 CFP CHAMPIONSHIP  L 01/11/16 ESPN Mon 08:27P-11:45P 25871 CFP SEMIFINAL  L 12/31/15 ESPN Thu 08:20P-11:31P […]

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    History Orders Scripted Drama ‘Knightfall’

    History has picked up “Knightfall,” an original scripted drama series chronicling the mysterious but true accounts of the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusades. Expected to premiere in late 2016, “Knightfall” will be produced by A+E Studios in association with Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Jeremy Renner’s and Don Handfield’s production company The […]

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