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History launches app for Xbox

The video game console's Xbox Live Gold members in the United States can use the app to watch full previous seasons of reality series such as Pawn Stars (pictured), videos on historical topics and special features.
November 6, 2013

U.S. cable network History has launched an app for the Xbox 360.

Available as of Wednesday (November 6) for the video game console’s Xbox Live Gold members in the United States, the History App allows users to watch full episodes of series including Pawn Stars (pictured above), Ax Men, American Pickers, Counting Cars, Mountain Men and Swamp People.

Videos on topics such as the American Revolution, the Cold War and U.S. first ladies and special features such as Hidden History, Coroner’s Report and Deconstructing History are also available via the app.

The Xbox app follows the launch of the A+E Networks-owned channel’s TV Everywhere apps on the iOS, Android and Kindle Fire HD platforms. According to the company, the apps have been downloaded eight million times.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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