New History Channel Entry in TV’s Collectible Craze

TV is continuing its love of old things with a new History Channel show called “Real Deal.” The show, announced Tuesday and set to premiere Friday, Nov. 25, at 9/8c, will have dealers in antiques and collectibles evaluating old things brought to them by ordinary people. The show extends a trend that has been widespread […]

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Tom Berenger Joins ‘The Hatfields And McCoys’

By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – History Channel has tapped a pair of grizzled veteran character actors for its upcoming mini-series “The Hatfields and McCoys.” “Platoon” star Tom Berenger and “Deadwood” villain Powers Boothe will join the project as members of the Hatfield clan. In addition, Oscar-nominee Mare Winningham (“Georgia”) will play the McCoy […]

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Costner to Feud With Paxton in Hatfield-McCoy Miniseries

History Channel has found someone for Kevin Costner to feud with – “Big Love’s” Bill Paxton. The two will star as patriarchs of those warring hillbilly clans, the Hatfields and the McCoys, in a miniseries about their infamous family feud that’s being produced by History Channel. Costner was previously announced for the role of “Devil” […]

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Man Vs. Critters: TV Swamped By Animal-Pursuit Shows

Can we please just leave these poor fish alone? Our concern for innocent fish arises on the occasion of this weekend’s premiere of “Hillbilly Handfishin’ ” – Sunday (Aug. 7) at 10/9c on Animal Planet. This unscripted series sheds light on the obscure sport of “noodling,” which has nothing at all to do with pasta. […]

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