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The True Story of the Black Sheep Squadron

The True Story of the Black Sheep Squadron logoThe story of Greg "Pappy" Boyington and his famous World War II Marine Corps fighter squadron - VMF 214 - the Black Sheep. Flying the famous F4U-1 Corsair.

The Universe

The Universe logo"The Universe" is an American documentary television series that premiered on May 29, 2007 on History. The program is produced by Flight 33 Productions and Workaholic Productions. The show features computer-generated imagery/computer graphics of astronomical objects in the universe and interviews with experts who study in the fields of cosmology, astronomy, and astrophysics.

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War logoAt a total cost of more than 3.1 million lives, the Vietnam conflict is, to date, America s longest and most controversial war. It also marked the first time TV journalists ventured out to the frontlines to bring the spectacle of combat into American living rooms. Across the nation, Americans watched, captivated by the surprise Tet Offensive and the slow-motion tragedy of the 77-day Battle of Khe Sanh, and witnessed the courage and skill of American soldiers at decisive engagements like Ia Drang Valley, Con Thien, and Dak To. Now THE HISTORY CHANNEL presents a comprehensive 2-disc set that profiles the decision-makers and chronicles each key event in the Vietnam war, from the advisors arrival in 1959 to the airlift from the roof of the American Embassy in 1975. Archival footage and interv...

Titanic: The Complete Story

Titanic: The Complete Story logoOn April 14, 1912, during the last leg of her maiden voyage, The Titanic -- known as the "ship of dreams" -- struck an iceberg and sank; more than 1500 lives were lost. In the award-winning documentary, the most complete chronicle of the Titanic disaster ever created, rarely seen newsreel footage and filmed testimonials of survivors and historians take you on an incomparable voyage into one of history's most unforgettable tragedies.
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Top Gear (US)

Top Gear (US) logoFeaturing super-cars, extreme stunts and challenges, car reviews and celebrity interviews, Top Gear is the home for anyone with a love of cars. The U.S. version will be chock-full of high-adrenaline action entertainment as it tracks the colorful history of the automobile as well as the eccentric adventures of its hosts with Top Gear’s customary wit and humor.

Top Guns

Top Guns logoEach week, host Colby Donaldson will be joined by two expert marksmen in a true test of firepower. They will lock and load three iconic weapons and decide which one outshines the others through some healthy competition. Along the way, viewers will discover the amazing history behind such famous firearms as the Kentucky flintlock, the M14 and the legendary Colt .45 revolver. Find out which of these historic weapons prove to be the world's Top Guns.

Top Shot

Top Shot logoSixteen skilled marksmen compete for the title and a $100,000 prize package in this first-ever competition series from History. Each week one contestant is eliminated as they face both individual and team challenges that involve not only modern-day firearms but muzzle-loading muskets, throwing knives and slingshots. Special high-speed, high-definition cameras capture the action for a slow-motion replay.

Tougher in Alaska

Tougher in Alaska logoEverything is tougher in Alaska. From earning a living to burying the dead, everyday life here has always been shaped by severe weather, rugged terrain and vast distances between communities. The people who call Alaska home have a long history of overcoming adversity and adapting to their extreme environment. Host Geo Beach, who has lived in Alaska for more than 25 years, is on a quest to find out what it really takes to survive and thrive in Alaska. It wouldn’t be a tough show without a tough host, and TOUGHER IN ALASKA host Geo Beach is just that. Since moving to Alaska, Geo has worked as a logger, firefighter and medic, and commercial fisherman – including winter crabbing on the Bering Sea. He knows his way around oil spills and industrial kitchens, construction sites and law enfor...

UFO Hunters

UFO Hunters logoThe new HD series is a spin-off from the network's hit program "UFO HUNTERS" which premiered in 2005. UFO HUNTERS airs new episodes every Wednesday at 10PM/9C on The History Channel®. The team's access to UFO evidence is unparalleled and their expertise allows them to quickly identify bogus claims of UFOs. Together, they use eyewitness accounts, scientific experimentation, documents recently released through the Freedom of Information Act and footage that has never been seen before on television to piece together compelling — and at times chilling — evidence of UFO phenomena. Join UFO Hunters Bill Birnes, Pat Uskert, Dr. Ted Acworth, and Jeff Tomlinson as they separate fact from fallacy.

United Stats of America

United Stats of America logoThe average American male spends 198 months watching TV in his lifetime. That is one example of the statistics viewers might learn by watching ``United Stats of America,'' each episode of which accounts for 60 minutes of that TV-watching time. The program, hosted by comedians and identical twins Randy and Jason Sklar, reveals the stories behind some of the most surprising and interesting stats in American history. The wisecracking brothers, who have an obsession with numbers, travel across the country to uncover hidden facts about the nation and its residents. The use of computer technology and infographics help bring the numbers to life for viewers. Statistics featured in the show include information about money (how much we make and how we spend it), free time (what we do with it and how...
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