The History channel is to air an epic six part mini-series narrated by Stephen Fry which tells the story of humankind.
Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his co-star Lara Pulver have been nominated in the 2012 Critics Choice TV Awards.
The premier of drama series Hatfields & McCoy on History proved to be a hit with viewers.
Award winning actor Gabriel Byrne has joined the cast of History’s first ever scripted drama Vikings which will be the cable channel’s answer to historical romps such as The Tudors and The Borgias.
The American version of BBC Two’s Top Gear has been renewed by History for a third season.