or


[02/05/14 - 11:07 AM]
History(R) & H2(TM) to Premiere Six-Part Special Event Series "World Wars"
Said event "will tell the story of three devastating decades of war from the perspective of the unique men who came of age in the trenches and later decided the fate of a world on the brink of disaster."

[via press release from History]

HISTORY(R) & H2(TM) TO PREMIERE SIX-PART SPECIAL EVENT SERIES "WORLD WARS"

SERIES WILL SHOWCASE THE THIRTY YEAR PERIOD THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF HUMAN HISTORY

GLOBAL EVENT WILL BE BROADCAST ON HISTORY, H2 AND 160 COUNTRIES ACROSS THE GLOBE

FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH GENERAL COLIN POWELL, BRITISH PRIME MINISTER JOHN MAJOR, ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER MARIO MONTI, SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN AND MORE

New York, NY, February 05, 2014 - HISTORY & H2 are in post-production on a six-hour special event series, WORLD WARS from Stephen David Entertainment (THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA), it was announced today by Dirk Hoogstra, Executive Vice President & General Manager HISTORY and H2.

WORLD WARS will tell the story of three devastating decades of war from the perspective of the unique men who came of age in the trenches and later decided the fate of a world on the brink of disaster. WORLD WARS was filmed in the US and Europe and will premiere later in 2014. The event series will be broadcast on both HISTORY and H2 in the US and internationally. It will also premiere on France Television and Germany's N24 in those markets.

"2014 is the 100 year anniversary of WWI, and for HISTORY and H2 this is an incredible honor and privilege to tell one of the greatest stories of all time in a very different way," said Hoogstra, "WORLD WARS will have the same quality and cinematic story telling that THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA and AMERICA: THE STORY OF US delivered to viewers both of which served as phenomenal successes for HISTORY."

WORLD WARS will be told through the eyes of the powerful men who held the fate of humankind in their hands; men like Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The series examines the two wars as one contiguous timeline starting in 1914 and continuing to 1945 with these unique individuals coming of age on the battlefield before ultimately making some of the toughest decision in the history of mankind. The stories will be told through the original style History and Stephen David Entertainment developed on the Emmy(R) Award-winning THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA using state of the art CGI, dramatic scenes and contributors like General Colin Powell, Leon Panetta, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, Senator John McCain and British Prime Minister John Major.

In addition to the series, HISTORY and H2 are developing a global educational outreach campaign that will be geared toward high school and college students throughout the world.

WORLD WARS is produced Stephen David Productions for HISTORY and H2. Russell McCarroll, Paul Cabana and Christian Murphy are Executive Producers for History. Stephen David serves as Executive Producer for Stephen David Productions.

HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network's all-original programming slate, including scripted event programming, features a roster of hit series including American Pickers(R), American Restoration(TM), Ax Men(TM), The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man, Counting Cars(TM), Pawn Stars(R), Mountain Men and Swamp People(R) as well as HISTORY(R)'s first scripted series Vikings, and epic miniseries and special programming such as The Bible and the Emmy(R) Award-winning Hatfields & McCoys, the Emmy Award-winning The Men Who Built America, Gettysburg, Vietnam in HD, America The Story of Us(R) and 102 Minutes That Changed America. The HISTORY(R) website is the leading online resource for all things history, and in 2011, the United States Library of Congress selected HISTORY(R)'s Civil War 150 site for inclusion in the historic collection of Internet materials related to the American Civil War sesquicentennial. www.history.com.

Welcome to H2(TM) - the #1 emerging network in cable - where information is entertainment, experienced in unexpected and exciting ways. H2 is an extension of the HISTORY brand, featuring an original line up of series and specials that take a deep perspective on history from all around the globe. H2 is now in nearly 70 million households.





  [february 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· WORLD WARS (HISTORY)









[07/02/15 - 03:51 PM]
FOX Bursts Into San Diego Comic-Con with World Premiere Screenings and Panel Debuts of "Scream Queens," "Minority Report" and "Lucifer"
Panels for "Lucifer," "Minority Report" and "Bob's Burgers" will kick things off on Friday, July 10.

[07/02/15 - 01:59 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers All New Digital Content and Social Media Action During "Shark Week 2015"
Sharkopedia - Discovery's ultimate digital guide to all things shark - makes its online debut this year.

[07/02/15 - 11:49 AM]
FOX Sports Expands FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Coverage with 30 Hours of Added Programming
Said additions include expanded pre- and post-game coverage of the championship match, a pair of marathons showcasing the U.S. Women's National Team's dramatic run to the final and more.

[07/02/15 - 11:06 AM]
The Biting Snark Continues on WE tv - Network's Second Annual "Snark Week" Featuring the Snarkiest Personalities and Shows Returns July 6-10
This year's on-air celebration includes biting one-liners from new episodes of WE tv's original series "Braxton Family Values," "Cutting It: In the ATL" and "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars."

[07/02/15 - 10:18 AM]
Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers Rank #1 for the Late-Night Second Quarter vs. Their ABC-CBS Competition in All Key Measures
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/02/15 - 10:00 AM]
Donald Glover Pilot "Atlanta" Casts Its Leads as Production Gets Underway
Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Zazie Beetz will co-star while Hiro Murai is set to direct.

[07/02/15 - 09:46 AM]
Season Three Premieres of the Hit Dramas "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Are Available for Early Sampling
Viewers can sample the TV-14 rated premieres of both episodes for free now on YouTube and SHO.com.

[07/02/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Nightline" Wins 2Q15 in Total Viewers For Second Year in a Row, Leading in Four of the Last Five Quarters
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/02/15 - 08:52 AM]
A+E Networks(R) Launches Lifetime(R) Movie Club(TM)
The subscription video service comes in time for the 25-year anniversary of Lifetime Movies and is available exclusively on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch at launch.

[07/02/15 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Encores Tie for the Wednesday Win Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 1.

[07/02/15 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Big Brother" is the night's top program among adults 18-49.

[07/02/15 - 07:48 AM]
FOX Sports Names John Strong Lead Play-By-Play Voice for CONCACAF Gold Cup Coverage
The U.S. team enters the region's biennial championship coming off huge away wins over European powerhouse Netherlands and World Champion Germany, and FOX Sports televises every match.

[07/02/15 - 07:35 AM]
NBC Renews New Variety Series "I Can Do That" for Eight-Episode Second Season
"This series thrust our celebrities out of their comfort zones and into exciting, unpredictable situations and they rose to the occasion each week," said Paul Telegdy.

[07/02/15 - 07:09 AM]
Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" and "Mother Funders" Move to a New Time Beginning Sunday July 5
Both series will now air one hour later: 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[07/02/15 - 07:00 AM]
Amid a Sea of Schtick, Nat Geo WILD Presents Some Real-World Reality for the Whole Family
"We are proud to be the only network that dedicates one night every week to wildlife programming," said Geoff Daniels.