History is a remarkable subject. Albeit many of us would remember it perhaps as one of the boring subjects from school, it has the ability to transform the picture of the world around us—it is almost uncanny how at times tracing footsteps back can unravel what confuses us about the present. Learning through the happenings of the past, and being able to place the current in a more informed perspective, is an interesting quest. And, when facts come to the forefront in a way that is entertaining and informative at the same time, you are bound to find your curious self engaged.
A pay-tv network, the History Channel is owned by A&E Networks—which in turn is a Hearst Communications and the Disney Media Networks joint venture. The History channel has been up and running since 1995 and is available to over 96 million U.S. households.
But what catches the attention the most is History channel programming. A channel that was well-known for its history-based shows and documentaries has now successfully come to include reality TV. You get to binge on content focused on UFO investigations, mythical creatures, post-apocalyptic scenarios, and more – all on a single TV network.
Now, if that sparks your interest, the History channel can become your one-stop for weekend binge-watching. The best part is the American pay television and flagship channel is available via most cable TV providers, as well as streaming platforms like Philo, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, and Sling TV. However, if you are looking to get the ultimate televisual entertainment package, you can rely on Charter Spectrum™ for that through and through. From a massive channel directory of 200 channels to premium favorites like HBO®, Epix®, and Showtime®, you get to immerse yourself in a galactic world of non-stop entertainment. And to top it all, the History channel is part of the Spectrum channel lineup.
Spectrum TV plans are assorted into three tiers—SELECT, SILVER, and GOLD. Each TV package has varied perks. The go-to deal that covers most TV essentials is the Spectrum SELECT package that offers 125 channels. But if you want to equip your household cable TV network with premium TV, you can go for the Spectrum SILVER package (175 channels) or the Spectrum GOLD package (200 channels). The good news for history buffs is the History channel is available in all three Spectrum TV packages.
History buffs get a moment to rejoice with the History channel added to their TV channel repository. From mind-boggling subjects like mythical creators, survival scenarios, and dinosaurs to the more sophisticated topics like alternate history, nature, and inventions, the History channel spurs up your love for historical content like nothing else.
So are you a new Spectrum TV subscriber? Or a ‘veteran’ subscriber who has just made a home in a new town? Well, you can take your sweet time to navigate the Spectrum TV on-screen guide and organize your cable TV favorites—among them the History channel. Or take a quick look at the listing below.
We have compiled channel numbers for the History channel in different U.S. cities and towns where Spectrum is particularly popular—because as it is the numbers for cable TV channels vary from one region to another. If you do not find your hometown listed, just click here, and insert your ZIP code to find the History channel on Spectrum TV in your region. Let is add, for the Spanish-speaking audience Spectrum, cable TV service offers History en Español in its Spanish channel lineup.
|City||History Channel Number||History en Español Channel Number|
|Baton Rouge, LA||44/766||218|
|Baker City, OR||60/796||275|
|Grand Junction, CO||55/555||205|
|Great Falls, MT||50/550||205|
|Kansas City, KS||27||932|
|Los Angeles, CA||72, 73/773||932, 275|
|New York, NY||40||932|
|Ridgefield Park, NJ||45||932|
|San Antonio, TX||66||932|
|Saint Louis, MO||56/766||310|
The History channel’s original programming focused on documentaries based on historical events as well as fictional history series. But with time, the dynamics of the channel’s programming changed. And, now the History channel also airs reality TV programs that revolve around mainstream topics such as human-extraterrestrial contact, historical artifacts, and non-fiction content like the series The UnXplained.
The History Channel has been around since 1995, but its first-ever original series was Vikings, a historical drama based on legendary Viking, Ragnar Lothbrok. The TV show originally released in 2013 and ran for a good six seasons. The sixth season wrapped up the story on December 30, 2020. However, a sequel series is currently in development and will be released on Netflix.
Here is a little flavor from TV shows you can catch up with on the History channel on Spectrum, as well as former favorites broadcast on the channel.
|Original Programming||Past Favorites|
|The Curse of Oak Island (Reality)||Vikings (Historical drama)|
|Alone (Reality, Survival)||Mega Disasters (Documentary, Disaster)|
|Ancient Aliens (Pseudoscience)||Haunted History (Paranormal, Documentary)|
|Mountain Men (Reality)||Band of Brothers (War, Drama)|
|The UnXplained (Non-fiction)||Ancients Behaving Badly (Documentary)|
|Swamp People (Reality)|
The History Channel is one of the several TV networks which adorn the Spectrum channel lineup. With Spectrum cable TV, you get an assortment of premium TV networks like HBO® & SHOWTIME® and sought-after sports networks like the BTN, FS2, and NFL—which you can add on to customize your current Spectrum TV package. Not to forget, an all-encompassing international programming lineup is also available, with an abundance of choices for the Latino audience. If you wish to explore what more is on the Spectrum menu, contact Spectrum Customer Service at 1-855-423-0918 for pro advice on how to best customize your in-home entertainment. For the Spanish speaking, you can contact Servicio al Cliente de Spectrum at Spectrum Telefono i.e. 1-844-487-2710.
The number for the History channel on Spectrum Dallas, TX is 55.
The number for the History channel on Spectrum Austin, TX is 61.
The number for the History channel on Spectrum New York, NY is 40.
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