About The HISTORY® Channel

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The HISTORY® Channel, a division of A+E Networks, is the premier destination for historical storytelling. From best-in-class documentary events, to a signature slate of industry-leading nonfiction series and premium fact-based scripted programming, The HISTORY® Channel serves as the most trustworthy source of informational entertainment in media. The HISTORY® Channel has been named the #1 U.S. TV network in buzz for seven consecutive years by YouGov BrandIndex, and a top favorite TV network by Beta Research Corporation. For a deeper dive, visit history.com or follow @history on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok. For additional press materials visit the A+E Networks Press Center at http://press.aenetworks.com.


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HISTORY2TM is a brand name owned by A+E Networks® and used internationally as a sister television channel of HISTORY®.
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A counterpart of HISTORY®, this 24-hour Spanish-language network focuses on Latin American and world history.
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Military HISTORY® is a spin-off channel of HISTORY®, featuring programs about the history of the military and significant combat events.
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Subscribers get access to hundreds of hours of acclaimed series, probing documentaries and captivating specials that are all commercial-free.
Visit HISTORY Vault
Watch full episodes of your favorite series from The HISTORY® Channel.
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A fun-filled, three-day, immersive fan experience, HISTORYCon™ features panels with HISTORY show stars and experts, interactive exhibits and more!
HISTORYTalks™ is a limited series of premium live events that invites audiences to hear global leaders and trailblazers in conversation.
Hosted by acclaimed radio producer Sally Helm, HISTORY This Week™ is a weekly podcast that revisits events that happened on “this week” in history.
Sourced from This Day in History archives, this Alexa plug-in of dynamic content informs users about what happened in history every day of the year.
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An innovative, social media series, HISTORY NOW™ features hundreds of unfolding digital stories that can only be lived, documented and shared now.
An interactive, location-based app to thousands of historic locations across the United States, brought to you by HISTORY®.
Visit HISTORY Here
HISTORY® Made Every Day is an inspirational archive and unbeatable resource for American and world history, authored by some of the world’s top historians.
Visit HISTORY Made Every Day
Dramatic nonfiction films about extraordinary people and singular moments in our past, present and future.
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AlienCon® features original programming, celebrity appearances, exhibits, exclusive merchandise, fan competitions and much more.
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“Save Our History” is an Emmy® Award-winning strategic philanthropic initiative launched by The HISTORY® Channel in 1998. The initiative was designed to further historic preservation and history education. “Save Our History” provides community grants to preserve local historic treasures, works to educate the public on the importance of historical preservation and supplements the teaching of history in America’s classrooms.
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The HISTORY® Channel has partnered with the James Beard Foundation to #SaveOurRestaurants, a philanthropic initiative aimed at providing resources and aid to help preserve historic, landmark restaurants in America who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The ongoing commitment from A+E Networks® and HISTORY® to honor veterans includes partnerships with Team Rubicon, The Mission Continues, Headstrong, America’s VetDogs and more.
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Branded physical and multimedia educational materials and tools for use in classrooms across the country offer exciting new ways to bring history to life.
Visit HISTORY Classroom

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