TITLE

History Lessons

AUTHOR(S)
Rice, Lynette
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Entertainment Weekly;8/12/2011, Issue 1167, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Nancy Dubuc, general manager and president of the television channel History, as she shares information on why she chose to air hit television shows like "Ice Road Truckers," "Ax Men," and "Modern Marvels." Also noted is the miniseries "The Kennedys," which the channel passed on, and an upcoming miniseries about the rivalry between the Hatfield and McCoy families.
ACCESSION #
64134907

 

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