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History Hit TV (Dan Snow)
« on: June 29, 2021, 01:32:53 PM »
I came across History Hit TV recently. I normally don't get excited about streaming channels.

But History Hit TV seems to hit all the right notes to satisfy my history documentary cravings.

It has the endorsement (for better or worse) of Dan Snow.

The channel has some pretty in-depth history documentaries lined up, and the price ($5.99 / month) seems reasonable. Anyway, I signed up and so far am liking it.

Here is the channel browsing page...

https://access.historyhit.com/browse
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Re: History Hit TV (Dan Snow)
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2021, 03:22:00 PM »
Nice thanks for posting. If they have lots of ancient and medieval content I am in.
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Re: History Hit TV (Dan Snow)
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2021, 04:06:25 PM »
I've subscribed to this and I think it's worth the dosh.  Certainly when you first join there are plenty of (IMO) interesting vids.  Once you've explored all those things dry up a bit, but there is a reasonable drip-feed of new stuff.

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Re: History Hit TV (Dan Snow)
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2021, 04:28:42 PM »
I listen to the podcast. Its pretty basic stuff and can be a bit bias at times simply because it is a modern show, it has to nod in certain directions evety now and then if I recall correctly. Its very entertaining.

I enjoyed the Snows battlefield britain back in the day. Own that on dvd.

By the way what do people think of curiosity stream tv subscription?
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Re: History Hit TV (Dan Snow)
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2021, 04:31:15 PM »
Ive been tempted by Curiosity Stream but always hold on pulling the trigger as a lot of their content strikes me as generic, with a few diamonds in the rough. If anyone here has it and vouches for it, I would get it.
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Re: History Hit TV (Dan Snow)
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2021, 04:33:42 PM »
Thank God for some kind of something smart on the tube - do love me some cooking/foodie things, though.  Anyhoo, will look forward to the podcasts, so thanks for the heads-up!

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Re: History Hit TV (Dan Snow)
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2021, 05:22:35 PM »
I enjoyed the Snows battlefield britain back in the day. Own that on dvd.

Same here! Excellent series...loved the battlefield graphics...

My only issue with Dan Snow is that he aims for the general history market at times. I generally like to see deeper dives. But that doesn't stop me from watching his stuff.

By the way what do people think of curiosity stream tv subscription?

I had it for a while...the price was right. But I quickly ran out of things I was interested in. Same thing with "History Vault".

I have been considering "Great Courses" for history and general subjects, but I have recently found free MIT courses on YouTube that I will plow through first.
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