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Gangland

Gangland logoThis new series tells the insider story of some of America's most notorious street gangs. We learn how they've shaped their times and affected the neighborhoods that they controlled. From the destruction wrought by the heroin kingpins in Harlem of the 1970's to today's most dangerous gang MS-13, which has spread out from the inner city to infect unexpected turf - suburban communities, gangs have a rich yet deadly history. They usually start out as a form of protection for their members and the community but then, grow predatory as they feed on the very people that they purport to defend. With exclusive interviews and rarely seen footage, this is a raw look at life inside these gangs - from those who live it and the agencies that are working to stop them

Gettysburg

Gettysburg logoIt's the summer of 1863, more than two years into our nation's devastating Civil War, and the stakes have never been higher. The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, led by Robert E. Lee, crosses into Pennsylvania. Trailed by the Union's Army of the Potomac, Lee's 75,000-strong army heads toward Harrisburg, but the forces meet instead near Gettysburg, a quiet farm town that would become synonymous with the epic battle that all but decided the outcome of the American Civil War. For three long days, the two sides clashed in one of the war's bloodiest engagements to decide the ultimate question: Would the United States of America survive? Executive produced by Ridley and Tony Scott, GETTYSBURG strips away the romanticized veneer of the Civil War to present the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg ...

God, Guns & Automobiles

God, Guns & Automobiles logoSeveral years ago, a stranger pulled into Butler, Mo., a small farming community on the Kansas-Missouri border, and bought a rundown car dealership. That man, Mark Muller, has since built his Max Motors into a thriving business. Muller is willing to do whatever it takes to increase sales, and he lives by three rules: Do the right thing; let's make a deal; live every day like it's your last. Although he's a larger-than-life personality who would stage a UFO landing to sell a car, Muller is also willing to cut a break for a cash-strapped farmer in need of a vehicle. In addition to showcasing him and his oddball staff, the program features Muller's brother and business partner, noted radio host ``Mancow.''

Great Lake Warriors

Great Lake Warriors logoThe Great Lakes are a thriving industrial highway with 200 million tons of cargo crossing the water on its way to the heart of America. Tugboat men work on the waters for most of the year, combating deadly storms and other hazards, but for the months leading up to winter, only a courageous few dare to brave the turbulent waters with waves that can be more than 30 feet high. This series documents some of those brave souls -- including Capt. John Selvick, known as ``The Legend'' and who has been behind the controls of tugboats since a young age, and the father-son duo of Capt. Mike and Patrick Ojard.

Harvest

Harvest logoHARVEST follows three custom-harvesting crews as they dash from border to border on a six-month cannonball run, chasing crops...and millions in cash. This year, the stakes are higher than ever as the one of history's deadliest drought and tornado seasons bears down on the heartland, killing more than 500 people and leaving behind billions of dollars in damage. As these hard-core harvesters, driving monster machines, dash from one job to the next, they are only one mistake away from losing a job--or their lives. The clock is always ticking, and man, machine or Mother Nature could wipe them out at any moment, but like true American heroes, filled with courage and grit, they put their lives on the line every day, because they love what they do.

Hatfields & McCoys

Hatfields & McCoys logoKevin Costner is set to star as "Devil" Anse Hatfield in this 2012 premiere that will coincide with the 150th anniversary of the famous family feud.

History Channel Declassified

History Channel Declassified logoDeclassified is a television series produced by Ten Worlds Productions on The History Channel that originally aired on November 9, 2004. The series takes viewers inside vaults and archives around the world to reveal the untold stories of modern history. With the fall of the Iron Curtain and the advent of market economies worldwide, new footage and materials are flooding out of formerly secret organizations like East Germany's Stasi, the Kremlin, the CIA, and state television in Korea. Declassified reveals the stories behind the previously-unseen footage with relentless, fast-cut montage and a rock beat. Declassified fuses modern graphics and editing, story-telling, rock music and expert interviews to bring to light the thrilling and secret tales of our modern era. The show's director Kosh...

History Channel Documentaries

History Channel Documentaries logoThe History Channel is a satellite and cable TV channel, devoted mainly to historical events and persons. Programming covers a wide array of periods and topics, while similar topics are often organized into themed weeks or daily marathons. Subjects include military history, medieval history, the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, modern engineering, and historical biographies.

History Channel: After Armageddon

History Channel: After Armageddon logoWhat have past acts of destruction taught us about what will happen to mankind after the apocalypse? Is it inevitable that disaster will someday strike America on an unprecedented level? How has history prepared us? History's most dramatic events--Hiroshima, 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and others--are examined and analyzed with hard data gathered from their massive aftereffects. The disappearance of water and food supplies, the effects of deteriorated sanitation and health care on the remaining population, and the increased use of violence as a means of survival--all illustrate how societies have responded and survived.

History Channel: Seven Deadly Sins

History Channel: Seven Deadly Sins logoThe SEVEN DEADLY SINS — lust, envy, gluttony, sloth, greed, anger and pride — have had an enormous impact on the moral compass of the modern world. These sins have had different interpretations in Christianity, Islam and Judaism, and some argue that they have even greater significance than the Ten Commandments. The series traces the history of the sins, how they became part of religious doctrine, and looks at historical figures who have been the worst perpetrators of each. Each of the seven sins is explored, from their origins and nature, their opposing virtue, and their corresponding punishment.
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