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2014-01-23 16:21:56

Ginseng stakeholders challenge 'Appalachian Outlaws' to set the record straight ATHENS, Ohio., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental, trade and academic organizations are criticizing History(®) (formerly The History Channel) for its false portrayal of the wild American ginseng harvest presented on its 'reality' style show, 'Appalachian Outlaws.' This series showcases trespassing and theft, parodies rural Americans as criminals, and ignores the tradition of wild...

2013-11-21 23:32:48

NewsWatch, a morning news television show, will air on the History Channel and Biography Channel, November 21st at 6:00am EST/PST and 7:00am EST respectively. The episode, hosted by Susan Bridges with reports by Andrew Tropeano and Scott Steinberg, will feature celebrity interviews, app reviews, technology news, and several other original stories. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 NewsWatch, a morning news television show, will air on the History Channel and Biography Channel, November 21st at...

2012-02-22 17:30:00

Glenn and Mitchell Guist, stars of History Channel´s smash-hit television series “Swamp People”, are scheduled to appear at the East Texas Oilfield Expo in March. Longview, Texas (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Texas Classic Productions LLC, the powerhouse production company behind the East Texas Oilfield Expo, announced today that their 2012 event will feature two very special guests: Glenn and Mitchell Guist, stars of The History Channel´s smash-hit television series,...

2011-08-01 07:21:00

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean energy, this week saw its Floresville, Texas, Cycle Ranch Motocross Park showcased on the season premiere of The History Channel's nationally broadcast Top Gear series. In spring the Top Gear crew visited Cycle Ranch to film a Texas episode of its hit series in front of race enthusiasts and the general public. The season premiere aired this week on The History Channel's...

2011-06-20 19:03:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty-seven students from schools across California represented the state at the National History Day finals at the University of Maryland this week. More than 2,700 competitors from 50 states, U.S. possessions and Department of Defense schools around the world presented their projects to the judges, who included historians, museum curators, teachers and archivists. National History Day, a year-long effort in which students learn...

2011-05-03 06:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean energy, was selected by The History Channel to host an episode of its hit series Top Gear at its wholly owned Cycle Ranch Motocross Park subsidiary in Texas. The Top Gear crew filmed the episode, which featured a Monster Truck competition, at Here Enterprises' Cycle Ranch raceway on April 1st. The public was invited to attend and be a part of the event, which will air on The...

2008-07-31 09:00:55

By Anne Riley It must be a drag to watch movies with Russell Richards. "Saving Private Ryan" irks him because it doesn't use authentic German tanks, but decorated Soviet ones. "Cold Mountain" irritates him because the soldiers at the Battle of the Crater are all white, when really, the majority were black. And don't even get him started on "Gone with the Wind." "It's a great movie -- if you don't know what you're looking at," Richards said. "I look at it, and I'm going, 'Oh gosh. Vivien...

2007-09-04 21:02:26

NEW YORK and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 4, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) and its DISH Network(r) satellite TV service today launched The History Channel HD(tm), making DISH Network the first major multichannel distributor to provide the network to viewers. The addition will bring DISH Network's total national HD channel lineup to 39 -- the most in the pay-TV industry. "The History Channel HD offers consumers an unparalleled view of history with...

2007-06-11 18:00:21

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning marketing executive Chris Moseley has been appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing for The History Channel. The announcement was made today by Nancy Dubuc, Executive Vice President and General Manager, The History Channel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051031/HISTORYLOGO ) In her new role, Moseley will spearhead all marketing, promotional and branding campaigns for The History Channel and its domestic networks...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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