History Orders First Scripted Series, ‘Vikings’

The History Channel is getting with the times by ordering its first scripted series. Of course, it will be a period drama. The network announced Tuesday its plans to begin production on “Vikings,” to be executive produced by Michael Hirst, the man behind Showtime’s “The Tudors.” The series, which has been given a full-season commitment, […]

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‘Cajun’ Spinoff Irks History’s Original ‘Pawn’ Stars: Report

A new “Pawn Stars” spinoff series has reportedly riled up History Channel’s original pawn-shop kings. TMZ.com quotes unnamed sources from the production team on the original “Pawn Stars” who say the “Pawn Stars” guys — patriarch Richard Harrison, brothers Rick and Corey Harrison and lovable shop employee Chumlee — feel they were “blindsided” when History […]

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