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Hottest Show on Cable Returns For Season 2 -- American Pickers

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

America's favorite new TV show launched its first episode of Season 2 on June 7th. A staggering 4.3 million viewers tuned in to follow Mike Wolfe a...

"TV Everywhere" Data Finds Consumers Watch Full Online Video Ad Load (video)

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney

Consumers will tolerate more ads and stay tuned into online TV when networks up the ad load, according to data I came across during my reporting on Co...

The Real Face Of Jesus: History Channel Special Examines Shroud Of Turin (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Last night, the History Channel aired "The Real Face Of Jesus," a documentary featuring the work of computer artists who recreated the face of Jesus i...

Top 10 Cable Networks In Primetime For Q1 2010

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As March comes to an end, so does the first quarter of 2010. Below, see the 10 top-rated cable networks in primetime for Q1 and how they stacked up a...

Congratulations, Mom -- Here's Your Graduation Present

Chris Rodda | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Rodda

My present to my mother, a real certified professional genealogist, is to expose the genealogical charlatan Michael Walshe, and the scam of his Historical Research Center's so-called research.

Jeremy Silas Ulibarri's Art For At-Risk Youth Mistakenly Labeled Graffiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Denver artist Jeremy Silas Ulibarri was shocked to learn his signature gorilla artwork had been featured on the History Channel show Gangland as evide...

"Gangland" Episode On Denver

Denver Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Outrage has ensued over a History Channel "Gangland" episode that features current and former members of northwest Denver's North Side Mafia gang. ...

Robert Greenwald On Why TV Series Smearing Kennedys Should Be Stopped (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Sunday, filmmaker Robert Greenwald appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" to discuss his campaign against a proposed TV miniseries about the Kennedys...

The Kennedys: Is Sex Part of History?

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

After more than half-a-century of Kennedy video hagiography, it seems a bit churlish to object to a production that might not so considerately toe the...

Sam Stein

Kennedy TV Series Causing Intense Debate A Year Before Broadcast

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A television series on the Kennedys that is nearly a year away from official release has already spurred heated debate and aggressive pushback over it...

"Great Man" Theory? History Is Driven by the Little Guy

Viggo Mortensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Viggo Mortensen

When looked at from below, rather than from the "great man" perspective, history shows that whenever change has happened, it has been through protest, dissent, and defiance from ordinary people who are struggling.

Zoe Pound Gang: Learn More About Haitian Group Featured On History Channel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Zoe Pound Gang, a Miami hip hop gang with links to Haiti, is gaining plenty of attention today due to a special documentary on the group that aire...

History Channel Eyes Updated Look

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold Reporting From New York >>> | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

History channel President Nancy Dubuc knows what she's up against running a cable television network devoted to events from long ago in an age of real...

Expect to Hear Much More from Allison Moorer

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Bialas

Allison Moorer has signed a deal with Ryko Records and will be releasing Crows, her seventh studio album, on February 9, 2010, almost two years after Mockingbird, her most recent release.

VH1, History Channel Join Forces For Woodstock 40th Anniversary Documentary

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

VH1 and History have joined forces to bring the Barbara Kopple doc "Woodstock: Now and Then" to television, with airings on both channels scheduled wi...

5 Tips For Not Losing Your Mind In These Difficult Times

Dr. Lara Honos-Webb | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lara Honos-Webb

A quick way to reduce stress is to think of one of the most positive memories you can recall. The mood boost may be just what it takes to spur you to take needed action.

Micheal Young History Reinvents Gangsta Rap

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

The creation of Michael Young History goes back to Lupe's first album, Food and Liquor.

Kim Cattrall: From Sexy To Period Parent In Kipling Flick

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Kim Cattrall found many reasons to seize the role of Carrie Kipling, wife of British literary superstar Rudyard Kipling, in the film ...

Zooey Deschanel Goes From Acting To Singing On New Record

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

On screen the actress Zooey Deschanel is often cast as the quirky naïf or the ironic wit, the kind of character too flustered or too eye-rollingly im...

Life Gets Tougher For Runaways

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — The young caller's voice is high-pitched and trembling. Her mother's been drinking, she says. They got into a fistfight, so the girl ...

The Healing Powers Of Hairless Dogs

abcnews.com | Lauren Cahoon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nancy Gordon's fibromyalgia pain had haunted her for years, forcing her to quit her job and sending her into depression. She's found salvation, howeve...

26-Year-Old Secret Could Free Inmate

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — For nearly 26 years, the affidavit was sealed in an envelope and stored in a locked box, tucked away with the lawyer's passport and wi...

Trailer: History Made Everyday. Real People. Real Stories.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch a trailer for the History Channel. ...

Harvey Weinstein Remembers Teacher And Friend Anthony Minghella

The Times | Harvey Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The memories are so vivid; snatches of conversations like pieces of movies - instructive, adventurous and always humorous. "Opera? Me? Never happen,"...

What Celebrities Earned In 2007: From $5M To $260 M

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This Sunday's Parade is their annual feature on what people earn. In addition to regular jobs, they round up some celebrity pay packages for ogling. F...