What are the best History Channel shows?

This channel is home to many popular shows about survival, history, technology, and conspiracy theories since its establishment in 1995. Find out which shows from History Channel have captured the most hearts of viewers from this list and learn which one will best suit your taste. 

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    Vikings is an action, adventure and drama TV show directed by Johan Renck. It was released in History channel in the year 2013. It starred Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Gabriel Byrne, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgard and George Blagden.

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    Russell Jones
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I love watching white people battle each other with swords... Vikings is one of my favorite shows, I first heard of it from a friend when we were all waiting for the new season of GOT to come up, but I ended up loving it more than GOT! Ragnar Lothbrok FOREVER 💯"
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    #2Ancient Aliens

    Ancient Aliens

    Hosted by Giorgio A. Tsoukalos since its premiere in 2010, Ancient Aliens probes theories of extraterrestrial beings visiting the earth in the past and to this day. Alien related sightings, speculations, and theories are discussed in the show.

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    Jacob Perry
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "ALIENS!!!!!! Who doesn't love that meme from 2012? I've been a long time fan of the show and I just can't tire of it... Giorgio is the best host #AliensExist 👽"
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    #3Forged in Fire

    Forged in Fire

    Every episode, a new set of bladesmiths compete for the $10,000 prize and the Forged in Fire champion title. The show is hosted by Wil Willis and the blades are judged by J. Nielson, Doug Marcaida, and David Baker. It premiered on 2015.

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    Manuel Quintana
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Seriously one of the best new shows of History Channel! Their old content was getting a bit too same-y for me, but this was definitely a fresh concept. I love History Channel shows and this made me love them even more. THIS... WILL KILL... 🤣💯👌"
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    #4Hunting Hitler

    Hunting Hitler

    Discussions have yet to be made regarding the truth in the death of mass murderer Adolf Hitler. Host Bob Baer set out to find out if Hitler truly died in the World War using the consultation of experts and declassified FBI files.

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    Harry Long
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Espionage and spy-related shows are one of my favorite things in the world. Being able to see that being applied in real life scenarios like the death of Hitler and various terrorists, is so cool to me. 🤙 "
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    #5The Curse of Oak Island

    The Curse of Oak Island

    Brothers Rick and Marty Lagina bought a significant part of the Oak Island, an island that has been in the interest of treasure hunters for over 2 centuries, to seek its treasure despite several reported deaths in the past.

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    Kathy Hill
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "When I catch this show on TV, there's a little part of me that wants to see a big disaster occur on camera, but I never really see one except them wasting tons of cash for a promise that may or may not be there. 💸💸💸With that said, this show made me want to hunt treeasure once I'm filthy rich! "
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    10 survival experts are sent to different points of challenging environments like the Arctic to survive in solitary. The contestants face wildlife and different weather conditions using limited gear and a camera for self-documentation. 

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    Will Gu
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Bear Grylls fanboy here.. I don't watch a lot of reality tv shows but this definitely converted me to develop a liking of the concept. Survival shows rock 🤟"
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    #7America: The Story of Us

    America: The Story of Us

    In this miniseries, the story of how America came to be was told by featuring conflict that occurred during slavery and the colonization of Native American peoples. It also included the transition of America towards the age of steel.

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    Marilyn Gilbert
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "My teacher used to make us watch this show in class. It makes history somewhat interesting to me. Shout out to this show because I think it has definitely made pass exams and understand the magnitude of America's history on our everyday lives. 🙆"
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    #8Pawn Stars

    Pawn Stars

    Rick Harrison and his family own and run a pawn shop on the Las Vegas strip. They buy, sell, and appraise items of historical value. Pawn Stars is an American reality television series filmed in Las Vegas, Nevada since its launch in 2009. 

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    Aaradhya Jindal
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I visited their shop when I went to Vegas sometime last year. It was so surrel 10/10 seeing their displays and their daily operation. Sadly there weren't any cameras rolling at the time. 😕"


Best What are the best History Channel shows
1VikingsTV Shows 16 Paid
2Ancient AliensTV Shows 11 Paid
3Forged in FireTV Shows 6 Paid
4Hunting HitlerTV Shows 4 Paid
5The Curse of Oak IslandTV Shows 2 Paid
6AloneTV Shows 2 Paid
7America: The Story of UsTV Shows 1 Paid
8Pawn StarsTV Shows 1 Paid

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