Viasat History inspires viewers with content that takes a modern look at history: well-researched programmes that challenge minds with intelligent, perceptive takes on the past, recounted by the most charismatic of historians.
Gripping true stories, captivating narratives... from the pampered lives of kings to the struggles of slaves and the great military campaigns of world history.
Our main focus is European history but we also venture to other parts of the world and to ancient times, revealing the secrets of the past and reinterpreting it in the light of contemporary events.
We explore various genres including ancient history with The Ghost of the Neolithic, Riddle of the Bones: Gender Revolution and The Lost Viking Army; military in Great War Diaries and The Abyss: Rise and Fall of the Nazis and mysteries and conspiracies with Mysteries at the Museum and Strangest Things. Viasat History also showcases refreshing perspectives and previously untold stories surrounding well-known figures and moments in history, with Rise of Empires: Ottoman, Epidemic: The Great Plague, The Other Goering - A Divided Brotherhood and Hannibal: The New Evidence.