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Podcast: History Hit’s Dan Snow

Podcast: History Hit’s Dan Snow

Broadcaster introduces his US-themed podcast and sets out how he built a bespoke SVoD.

This week’s Broadcast Behind the Screens features historian and broadcaster Dan Snow.

Speaking as he launches history podcast American History Hit, Snow discusses casting American TV presenter Don Wildman as host of the bi-weekly show that launches on 12 September and will looks at key events in American history, from the declaration of independence to the atomic bomb.

Elsewhere Snow unpacks the types of programming that History Hit is looking to commission, its upcoming co-productions with Channel 5 and Nat Geo, and what he is currently watching.

Hosts Alice Redman and Heather Fallon also discuss the upcoming Edinburgh TV Festival.

This article was originally written for BroadcastNow, the original article can be seen here.