History Channel Takes the Reality Route

Channel has ordered several reality shows, including a spin-off of “Ice Road Truckers.”

Last Updated: September 30, 2009 @ 10:34 AM

Building on three years of ratings growth, History has ordered several reality shows, including a spin-off of Thom Beers’ top-rated "Ice Road Truckers."

Under the leadership of president and general manager Nancy Dubuc, History recently launched its 10 highest-rated series to date. She plans to continue the network’s strategy of developing informative reality shows and headline-drawing event specials.
 
For next summer, Dubuc plans to introduce Beers’ "Extreme Trucking," which takes the North American-based "Ice Road Truckers" format to locations worldwide where truckers navigate hazardous highways.
 
Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.