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History Channel vs History Television?

Discussion in 'WWII Films & TV' started by DarkEdge, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. DarkEdge

    DarkEdge New Member

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    I'm a little disappointed with the History Channel these days. There are some very good programs, but I've recently seen shows covering the Twinkie, some program about furniture and most recently a show about Salt! I mean seriously a show about Salt, how far they have fallen! Does anyone else in the US see this trend of the History Channel going to the dogs, or is it just me https://trackeasy.fun/usps/ https://showbox.tools/ ?

    Compared to the quality programming on canada's History Television I'm even more dissappointed with The US versions. Does anyone else who has access to both networks think one is better than the other?
     
  2. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    When the Science Fiction Channel went to "SyFY" I started calling the History Channel "HyFy".
     
  3. Biak

    Biak Adjutant Patron  

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    The History Channel is great !

    If you're into Sasquatch, UFO and never found buried treasure documentaries
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    The History Channel is a shell of its former self, which still isn't saying much.

    I have no idea the last time I watched one their mockumentaries.
     
  5. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I don't know how many times I've seen people get upset when I point out that TV shows are not appropriate for referencing. They don't have any reason to tell the truth, they'll lie in an instant if it means higher rating.
     
  6. Biak

    Biak Adjutant Patron  

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    The World citizens have taken "reality" to a whole new level. A lot of the American shows are spinoffs of other countries television fare. I'm looking at you Great Britain!

    Remember a time while talking to a cousin and his relating some lumberjack show was actually really real. I asked if he didn't think having a camera set up under the very tree stump a guy took shelter from to escape a rolling log was Really fortuitous?
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I started out sorting legit combat footage from staged events.
     

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