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History Adds 15 New Originals

5/11/2010 6:13 AM Eastern

NEW YORKHistory will look
to continue its ratings winning
streak with the addition of 15
new original series and 10 specials
to its programming lineup.

Additional series on the way
include Top Shot, a competition
series about amazing marksmanship;
archeology series
Chasing Mummies; and a U.S.
version of popular U.K. show
Top Gear.

Also green-lit: transportation
competition skein Around the
World in 80 Ways
(working title,
premiering in second-quarter
2011); Brad Meltzer’s Decoded,
about the hidden codes and
symbols we encounter daily life
(fourth quarter 2010); human
evolution series Stan Lee’s Superhumans
(third quarter 2010); and
Swamp People, which explores
Cajuns living the nation’s largest
swamp in Louisiana (third
quarter.

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