19 Facts About History Channel


International localized versions of History Channel are available, in various forms, in India, Canada, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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The History Channel was launched on January 1,1995, with its UK counterpart, a partnership with British Sky Broadcasting, following on November 1,1995.

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In 2021, the History Channel Network ordered a documentary series covering the history of the decades long Star Trek science fiction franchise.

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On December 8,2021, History Channel received a major rebrand for the first time since 2008.

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Programming on History Channel has covered a wide range of historical periods and topics, while similar themed topics are often organized into themed weeks or daily marathons.

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Stoddard claimed that the History Channel did not contribute to this phenomenon alone, but rather, it was caused by the misperception that documentaries are "objective sources of history".

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History Channel was singled out in a post for Smithsonian magazine.

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Researcher Ben Radford performed a detailed analysis of the mistakes made by The History Channel in building their documentary on bad photographic evidence.

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History Channel Television launched in 1997 and was not initially related to its then similarly named American counterpart.

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History Channel is available in Spain and Portugal though cable, satellite, and IPTV platforms, as well as streaming media under the brand Canal de Historia.

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The History Channel Iberia is a joint venture between A+E Networks and AMC Networks International Iberia.

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When History channel announced their own 24-hour pan-European channel, Viasat launched its own history-oriented channel, Viasat History, in the Nordic region, but with no original programming.

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On February 1,2007, the History Channel returned to Sweden and Denmark, Norway, Finland when the pan-European version was launched as a standalone channel on the Canal Digital satellite platform and later through cable operator Com hem.

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The History Channel launched on February 1,2007, on the Canal Digital DTH satellite package for viewers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

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History Channel started its operations in India in late 2003 with 21st Century Fox's STAR TV as its sales partner, managed by National Geographic until November 21,2008.

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In 2011, History Channel was granted permission to relaunch services in India.

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On September 1,2008, History Channel Asia was officially launched in Singapore and Hong Kong followed by the Philippines.

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South Korean version of History Channel was launched on September 22,2017, replacing the Southeast version that was previously transmitted.

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History Channel was launched on December 1,2003, as part of the DStv satellite TV package provided by MultiChoice.

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