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History Channel Plans First Scripted Series

The History Channel is planning its first scripted  series, "The Vikings" -- all about those medieval Norsemen -- set to debut next year.

"It is a bold play for the channel, which has become a top-rated ad-supported cable network on the strength of its male-targeted unscripted slate including 'Pawn Stars'and 'Ice Road Truckers,'" writes Marisa Guthrie.

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