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2012-12-04 12:24:24

Joint Effort Will Encourage Viewers to Get Prepared for a Potential Crisis Using Tips from the CDC Featured On-Air, in Blog Posts and Via Social Media Second Season of Doomsday Preppers Continues Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is your family ready if disaster strikes? How long would you last without power, food, water supply or reliable transportation? As proven by Hurricane Sandy's lingering effects on...

2012-11-09 16:23:27

Sweepstakes Runs from Tues., Oct. 30 through Wed., Nov. 28, 2012, via Natgeotv.com and Doomsday Preppers Facebook Page Season Two of Doomsday Preppers Premieres Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT; Airs Weekly Tuesdays at 9 PM ET/PT on National Geographic Channel WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One lucky winner will literally receive a lifesaving grand prize when National Geographic Channel (NGC) launches the "Ultimate Prep-Over Sweepstakes," a multiplatform...

2012-10-10 07:25:37

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, announced today that the network reached a notable distribution milestone in September 2012, experiencing an increase of more than one million new subscribers. Recent packaging upgrades on cable systems such as Comcast and RCN across regions like New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. contributed to the network's increased audience reach. The expansion of Outdoor Channel's...

2012-07-11 14:20:53

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HISTORY and Delivery Agent have expanded their groundbreaking television commerce initiative to additional programming. Delivery Agent Inc., the leader in transactional media for more than 350 of the world's leading global media brands, will power HISTORY's newest competition series, Picked Off, premiering Wednesday, July 11 at 10pm ET. The new series featuring amateur antiquers competing for a $10,000 prize will join Pawn Stars,...

2012-02-13 10:41:00

32 Percent of Men, 16 Percent of Women Surveyed Said They'd Like to Get Pre-Apocalyptic Action WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Love, or maybe just lust, is in the air this Valentine's season as National Geographic Channel and Kelton Research reveal the findings from a recent survey coinciding with National Geographic Channel's newly launched series, "Doomsday Preppers" (Tuesdays at 9 PM ET/PT). When more than 1,000 Americans were polled on various topics...

2011-05-25 19:30:00

MOUNT VERNON, Va., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seventh annual George Washington Book Prize, co-sponsored by Washington College, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and George Washington's Mount Vernon, honoring the year's best book about America's founding era, has been awarded to Pauline Maier for Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788 (Simon & Schuster, 2010). Maier, author of five previous books on the history of revolutionary...

2011-04-08 00:00:27

Game Challenges Players to Set-up and Run Their Own Virtual Pawn Shop with Help from the Stars of Pawn Stars New York (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 HISTORY® continues its brand expansion across digital platforms with the launch of for a social game on Facebook, based on the network's #1 rated series, Pawn Stars. The tycoon style game allows each player the chance to become a "Pawn Star", through the operation of their own virtual pawn shop. Launched in beta on January 27, the Pawn Stars...

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2011-01-18 10:05:00

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has collected some 2,000 oral histories of witnesses, first responders and others who shared their experiences of Sept. 11, 2001. When it opens to the public next month, Broadcastr will be a repository of thousands of these audio clips linked to specific geographical spots. Web startup Broadcastr is putting those oral stories on the internet and on smartphones for the world to hear. This partnership allows the museum's oral histories to be...

2011-01-06 00:01:44

Three Lifetime Moms bloggers are working to bring positive change to their local communities while vying for a chance to donate $10,000 to their favorite charity in AETN Digital's returning sweepstakes, Clean Start Challenge, hosted on LifetimeMoms.com. The 12-week challenge, which started this week, tracks the moms' progress through weekly videos and asks America to vote for their favorite blogger and project. The winning mom will receive $10,000 - and the runners-up $2,500 - to donate to...

2010-12-11 00:00:58

Fans of Popular HISTORY® and A&E Network Original Series can Buy Products Directly on Facebook New York, NY (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 AETN Consumer Products, a division of A&E Television Networks, LLC (AETN), has announced today an initiative that will enable fans of AETN television programming to buy merchandise directly on Facebook. Beginning today, products tied to HISTORY® original hit series Pawn Stars and American Pickers, as well as A&E Network's Billy the...