- Nov 14, 2005
You would think the History Channel would do a better job. But i guess I'm asking too much because they don't even show history shows anymore. “Unsinkable” Titanic sinks - Apr 15, 1912 - HISTORY.com
I agree. Market forces will always win out in the end. But I think its time for them to change their name. Maybe to something like "The highly edited tv shows to make them look like something their not channel"Pawn Stars gets a lot more viewers than some show about history. IRT is a big hit too.
Trading Spaces was the single highest rated show in the history of cable (up to that point) - guess what TLC became.
IIRC A&E said their highest rated show is Storage Wars - they even have theatrical trailers (aka commercial) for this season.
Not only are these shows getting ratings, they are cheap to make.