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The Best Shows on The History Channel

This list of the top current and cancelled History Channel TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best History Channel TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on History Channel, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list. Tons of new History Channel shows are added each year, as well as traditional History Channel specials. Were you bummed out when Brad Meltzer Decoded cancelled? We were too! But don't worry. This History Channel Miniseries list and History Channel documentary list will help you find new shows on History Channel to love. 

The History Channel is home to some of the best shows on television today. Over the years, it has become less about actual history shows, and more about rough-and-tumble reality television. If you love rednecks and cold weather, you'll totally love Ice Road TruckersPawn Stars and American Restoration are other great reality TV shows on the History Channel. If learning about ancient civilizations, cultures, and life forms, Ancient Discoveries is an awesome show for you to check out. The Men Who Built America and The Bible are more historically accurate programs for viewers who want to delve deep into history. 

Although television fans in different locations grew up with History Channel shows on different channels, the top TV shows on the History Channel should be pretty familiar to everyone. The list of top History Channel television shows below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the History Channel network, even cancelled History Channel shows. Vote up the best shows on the History Channel below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.


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    The Curse of Oak Island Marty Lagina, Rick Lagina

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    Lloyd Sherr

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    LL Cool J, Amy Smart, Rob Lowe

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    America: The Story of Us

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    Ancient Discoveries Sean Barrett

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    Corey Harrison

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    Robert Clotworthy

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    Vietnam in HD Michael C. Hall, Adrian Grenier

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    How the Earth Was Made

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    How the States Got Their Shapes Brian Unger

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    The Presidents

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    Battle 360°

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    America Unearthed

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    Engineering an Empire Peter Weller

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    Digging for the Truth Hunter Ellis, Josh Bernstein

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    Brad Meltzer's Decoded

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    Banned from the Bible

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    Lost Worlds

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    Clash of the Gods

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    Phil Crowley

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    Cowboys and Outlaws

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    Gangland

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    The History of Sex Peter Coyote

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    The Real Face of Jesus?

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    Declassified

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    Mega Disasters

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    Battlefield Detectives

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    Surviving History

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    Man, Moment, Machine Hunter Ellis

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    History's Lost & Found Edward Herrmann

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