History’s ‘Vikings’ Renewed for Season 2

The History Channel’s first gamble on a scripted series was a worthy adventure. “Vikings” has been renewed for a second season of 10 episodes, the network announced Friday. Production on Season 2 is slated to begin this summer and will air in 2014. [xfinity-record-button id=”5369987084856006112″ program_type=”series”] The series is based on the legend of Viking […]

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History Channel Takes a Stab at Jousting Reality Show

If you’re an advanced renaissance larper (whatever that means) or just a big-time fan of “Game of Thrones,” then your dreams of going medieval in a bone-crushing sorta way might become reality. The History Channel is currently casting for an upcoming competition series called “Full Metal Jousting” with a $100K prize tacked to it, reports […]

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Still No Takers for Katie Holmes’ Kennedys Miniseries

Will TV viewers ever get to see Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy in The Kennedys? After The History Channel dropped the controversial miniseries last week, Showtime became the latest network to slam the door on the epic — declining to buy the miniseries, Entertainment Weekly reports. An executive told The New York Times “there has […]

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‘Ice Trucker’ Lisa Kelly Is Queen of the Road

‘Ice Road Truckers‘ babe Lisa Kelly has found that being the only woman in a reality series about a male-dominated profession is a good way to get noticed. So is posing for a glamorous photo shoot in an evening gown with a big rig. Kelly, 28, got dolled up for a recent Esquire photo shoot, […]

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Kinnear, Holmes, Starring as JFK, Jackie in Drama

LOS ANGELES Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes will star in ‘The Kennedys,’ the History Channel’s first scripted miniseries. The channel announced Wednesday that Kinnear will play President John F. Kennedy, and Holmes will portray first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the eight-hour program about the famous family. Barry Pepper is set to play Robert Kennedy, who […]

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History’s ‘Pawn Stars’ Hits Gold (& Silver)

Growing up in glittering Las Vegas, Rick Harrison saw plenty of celebrities come through town. But until he began headlining The History Channel’s ‘Pawn Stars,’ he never dreamed he’d become one himself. When reached by Fancast last week, Rick had just finished posing for a magazine photo shoot and was now ready for a series […]

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