or


[03/27/18 - 09:01 AM]
History's New Competition Series "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death" Hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg Premieres April 17 at 10PM ET/PT
The six episode series features fearless competitors as they race against the clock putting their blades and blade-wielding skills through a grueling gauntlet of challenges.

[via press release from History]

HISTORY(R)'S NEW COMPETITION SERIES 'FORGED IN FIRE: KNIFE OR DEATH' ASSEMBLES AMERICA'S GREATEST EDGED WEAPONS EXPERTS IN ULTIMATE BLADE-WIELDING SHOWDOWN

Hosted By WWE Hall Of Famer Bill Goldberg Six Episode Series Premieres Tuesday, April 17 at 10PM ET/PT

New York, NY - March 27, 2018 - The nation's top bladesmiths, martial artists and knife experts slice, stab and chop their way through some of the most daunting obstacle courses ever seen in HISTORY's new nonfiction competition series "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death" premiering Tuesday, April 17 at 10PM ET/PT. Hosted by WWE Hall Of Famer Bill Goldberg, the six episode series features fearless competitors as they race against the clock putting their blades and blade-wielding skills through a grueling gauntlet of challenges such as slicing through flying watermelons, hacking through massive ice blocks and severing various types of ropes, tubes, metals and item-filled crates.

Joining Goldberg as co-host is Special Forces veteran, martial artist and edged weapons expert Tu Lam, along with two-time "Forged in Fire" champion Travis Wuertz as the sideline blade specialist. In this series, competitors bring their best blades, ranging from America's historical Bowie knife and a Viking Seax, to a medieval sword and a traditional Japanese Katana. Throughout history, the blade and one's ability to wield it meant the difference between life and death and in this series, competitors go back to their roots in using these various knives and swords in a way that showcases what they were initially intended for. From competitors utilizing ancient martial arts techniques to excel through the obstacle courses, to hand-forging their blades using historical methods of craftsmanship, "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death" stresses the importance of the art of blade wielding as much as it entertains.

In two different timed courses - "Knife Fight" and the "Dead Run" - each obstacle challenges competitors to test numerous facets of their blades from strength, durability and sharpness to the speed, precision and overall technique of the blade wielder. After all competitors attempt the first course, "Knife Fight," the top two performers face off in the "Dead Run," an even more rigorous final test of their sharp blades, coordination and minds. The winner of each episode will earn a cash prize and a coveted spot in the season finale where they will compete in the ultimate showdown to be crowned the first ever "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death Champion."

New episodes of HISTORY's hit competition series "Forged in Fire" airs Tuesdays at 9PM ET/PT and features world-class bladesmiths competing to create history's most iconic edged weapons. In 2017, "Forged in Fire" was HISTORY's #2 nonfiction series across key demographics averaging 1.1 million viewers Adults 25-54 and 993,000 viewers Adults 18-49 in Live+7. Additionally, the series averaged 2.0 million Total Viewers in Live+7.

"Forged in Fire: Knife or Death" is produced for HISTORY by Outpost Entertainment. Jodi Flynn, David George, Simon Thomas and Vincent Cariati serve as executive producers for Outpost Entertainment. Jim Pasquarella is the executive producer for HISTORY. A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights for "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death."

About HISTORY(R)

HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 96 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network's all-original programming slate features a roster of signature series including The Curse of Oak Island, Forged in Fire, Alone, Pawn Stars, American Pickers, as well as the hit drama series Vikings and SIX. The HISTORY website is located at history.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/history and Facebook at facebook.com/history.





  [march 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· FORGED IN FIRE (HISTORY)
· FORGED IN FIRE: KNIFE OR DEATH (HISTORY)





[09/18/18 - 11:56 AM]
Velocity Ups the Ante with "Barrett-Jackson Live" from Las Vegas
Veterans Chris Jacobs, Cristy Lee, Mike Joy, Steve Magnante and Rick DeBruhl return to provide fascinating, in-depth information about each of the timeless vehicles on the grounds and on the auction block.

[09/18/18 - 11:30 AM]
Secrets of Egypt, Pompeii, The Titanic and More Revealed in New Season of Science Channel's "Unearthed" Premiering Tuesday, October 2nd at 10PM
Using scientific investigations and explosive animation to unearth the hidden secrets of iconic monuments, the series answers questions that have confounded experts for generations.

[09/18/18 - 11:03 AM]
"Suze Orman at The Apollo: Women and Money" Special to Air Exclusively on OWN Monday, October 1
The special provides a window into Orman's unparalleled appreciation that for women, money itself is not the end goal, it's the means to living a full and meaningful life.

[09/18/18 - 09:01 AM]
"Harvey Birdman, Attorney General" Premieres October 14th on Adult Swim
The new special features the original cast of voice actors reprising their roles from the beloved animated series "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law."

[09/18/18 - 08:31 AM]
A Reimagined, Live-Action "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Series Is Coming to Netflix
The streaming service also releases concept art for the project from John Staub.

[09/18/18 - 08:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's Emmy Coverage on Par with Last Year
Early results see the Peacock's telecast even with 2017 among adults 18-49.

[09/18/18 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix Picks Up BBC One's Breakout Hit "Bodyguard" Starring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes
The streaming service will premiere the thrilling series on October 24.

[09/18/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Expand. Your. Mind. "Maniac" Premieres Friday on Netflix.
Watch the "ad" for the revolutionary procedure from the upcoming limited series.

[09/17/18 - 08:03 PM]
Complete Listing of 70th Emmy(R) Awards Winners
HBO's "Game of Thrones" and Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" are named Outstanding Drama and Comedy Series, respectively.

[09/17/18 - 12:44 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Premieres on Sept. 29 with Adam Driver and Kanye West
Returning for his second time as host, Emmy Award-nominated Driver recently starred in Spike Lee's critically acclaimed summer film, "BlacKkKlansman."

[09/17/18 - 10:04 AM]
Alton Brown Updates Classic Episodes of "Good Eats" with New Scenes, New Recipes and New Culinary Madness in "Good Eats: Reloaded"
The 13-episode series is both a celebration and update of favorite "Good Eats" moments, complete with Alton's signature humor and smart spin on food.

[09/17/18 - 09:59 AM]
The Truth Behind Creatures of Legend Revealed in New Science Channel Series "Mythical Beasts" Premiering Sunday, October 14 at 10PM
Each episode will look at the history, archaeology and truths behind legendary creatures.

[09/17/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Monchhichi" Streams to Boomerang - The Beloved Plush from Sekiguchi Sets U.S. Premiere on the Premium Streaming Service
Monchhichi are a community of brave and equally cute friends whose mission in life is to act as sleep custodians, creating dreams for children around the world.

[09/17/18 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/18 - 08:04 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Counts Down the Most Terrifying Predators of All Time with "Top Ten Deadliest Beasts"
The two-hour special will count down the 10 most lethal animals in all of history, with computer-generated imagery showing these killers as they were in all their glory.