SEASON(S): 2 (30 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from History's press release, August 2012) Every state has a shape, and every border has a surprising story to tell. But are Americans aware that our jagged geography actually helped shape us as a nation? HOW THE STATES GOT THEIR SHAPES is back and putting America to the test with back-to-back 30 minute episodes premiering on Saturday, September 29 at 10 p.m. on H2. Journalist and former Daily Show correspondent Brian Unger hits the road again to uncover the history hidden in our map - but this time, he is quizzing Americans about what unites us and what really divides the states - and exposing some of our country's most stubborn regional rivalries. Competitors will make some fast cash and show their state pride by proving just how well they know their United States. Unger will travel state-to-state from Pittsburg, PA; Miami, FL and Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL; St. Louis, MO and Nashville, TN.