History

Hunting Nazi Treasure

History hopes heist series is an audience gold mine

Mystery, adventure and a global treasure hunt: a new series from Saloon Media and BriteSpark Films aims to replicate the success of The Curse of Oak Island.

Vikings

Vikings renewed for sixth season

Corus Entertainment’s History has ordered 20 additional episodes of the hit Canada/Ireland copro.

Vikings Season 3

Tribute: History’s history

Over 20 years, the specialty shifted its focus from educational to more populist programming, and the rest, as they say is…

Absentia

Upfronts ’17: Corus adds blockbuster series to specialty lineup

Showcase and ABC Spark will both be home to new Marvel shows, while History will debut Knightfall from exec producer Jeremy Renner.

Dan Aykroyd

History preps The World Without Canada

What would life be like without this True North country? The Dan Aykroyd-narrated doc from Cream Productions explores that big question.

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Upfronts ’16: Corus specialty highlights local formats for fall

The company’s fall/winter schedule sees The Real Housewives of Toronto joining The Bachelorette Canada alongside three new originals for its factual lineup on specialty.

Vikings Season 3

Vikings gets the season 5 go-ahead

The drama will head to season five with an expanded order.

Vikings

Vikings building momentum in season four

Total numbers from the History series’ February premiere are up 32% year-over-year in Canada, with ratings success in Asia as well.

RESZIED

Muse to coproduce Vietnam drama for History U.S.

The Montreal-based producer is pacting with A+E Studios on the American war drama.

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Vikings raids new territory with online series

The History channel show has launched two new digital web series in tandem with its upcoming third season.

Brett and Cliff

Proper’s Brett & Cliff Go To Hell greenlight for History

Following a successful pilot broadcast in December, History has given the go-ahead to a short run of the adventure reality show.

Barbara Shearer

Barbara Shearer to head Anaid’s Toronto office

Shearer joins the prodco after an executive stint at Shaw Media.