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[08/10/23 - 09:06 AM]
The History Channel to Premiere New Three-Night Television Event "Ancient Empires" on Monday, September 4 at 8PM ET/PT
This seven-hour miniseries explores the foundations of the greatest empires of all time and the incredible stories of the three iconic rulers who amassed unbelievable power and transformed the world.

[via press release from History]

THE HISTORY(R) CHANNEL TO PREMIERE NEW THREE-NIGHT TELEVISION EVENT "ANCIENT EMPIRES" ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 AT 8PM ET/PT

NEW PREMIUM DOCUMENTARY SERIES EXPLORES THE GREATEST EMPIRES OF ALL TIME AND THE THREE ICONIC LEADERS WHO SHAPED THEM- ALEXANDER THE GREAT, JULIUS CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA

New York, NY - August 10, 2023 -- The HISTORY(R) Channel will premiere "Ancient Empires," a new, three-night television event airing across three consecutive nights on Monday, September 4, Tuesday, September 5 and Wednesday, September 6 at 8pm ET/PT. Produced by Ample Entertainment, in association with GroupM Motion Entertainment, this seven-hour miniseries explores the foundations of the greatest empires of all time and the incredible stories of the three iconic rulers who amassed unbelievable power and transformed the world. Night one kicks off with Alexander the Great, followed by Julius Caesar and Cleopatra.

While their lives and legacies live on today, their stories have never been told like this. "Ancient Empires" will shed new light on the way that history remembers Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Cleopatra through exceptional, dramatic narrative sequences and explosive premium battle scenes as well as insightful expert interviews and the latest contemporary scholarship. To survive and succeed they had to be strategic, ruthless, and charming. Each episode chronicles the ruler's rise to influence and astonishing power with the events and choices that led to their eventual fall. Expert interviews include Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning biographer and historian Stacy Schiff, retired four-star General Stanley McChrystal, former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO General Wesley Clark, retired Major General Marcia Anderson, the first African American woman to achieve the rank and renowned classicist and Cleopatra expert Dr. Shelley Haley to name a few.

For more information, please visit: https://www.history.com/shows/ancient-empires

"Ancient Empires" is produced for The HISTORY(R) Channel by Ample Entertainment, in association with GroupM Motion Entertainment. Ari Mark, Phil Lott and Joey Allen serve as executive producers for Ample Entertainment. Richard Foster and Chet Fenster serve as executive producers for GroupM Motion Entertainment. Roel Reine serves as director for the series. Eli Lehrer, Mary E. Donahue and Jennifer Wagman are executive producers for The HISTORY Channel.

About The HISTORY(R) Channel

The HISTORY(R) Channel, a division of A+E Networks, is the premier destination for historical storytelling. From best-in-class documentary events to a signature slate of industry-leading nonfiction series and premium fact-based scripted programming, The HISTORY(R) Channel serves as the most trustworthy source of informational entertainment in media. The HISTORY(R) channel has been named the #1 U.S. TV network in buzz for seven consecutive years by YouGov BrandIndex, and a top favorite TV network by Beta Research Corporation. For a deeper dive, visit history.com or follow @history on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok. For additional press materials visit the A+E Networks Press Center at http://press.aenetworks.com.

About AMPLE ENTERTAINMENT

Founded by Ari Mark and Phil Lott, AMPLE Entertainment is an Emmy-winning production company dedicated to hands-on filmmaker-led premium content. Over the past year alone, the company has created premium hits like The Invisible Pilot (HBO) with Adam McKay, the Emmy-nominated Kangaroo Valley (Netflix) with Sarah Snook, Morimoto's Sushi Master (Roku) with Chef Masaharu Morimoto, and the upcoming docudrama series Ancient Empires (History). Other new series include an unannounced slate of true crime originals, plus season six of Murder in the Heartland, Price of Glee, Queen of Versailles Reigns Again, and Death by Fame for Discovery+. Mark and Lott are also directing and financing a slate of indie films, starting with the feature documentary After the Fyre with Fremantle Media.





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