The Archaeology Channel has exciting news about a new streaming channel for shows about archaeology and cultural heritage:

We [The Archaeology Channel] made this for people who may be tired of mindless reality TV shows, or watered-down content disguising itself as science, and who might be interested in binge-worthy shows, NOT from Netflix, that people can watch on their own smart TVs.

Heritage Broadcasting Service, or just plain Heritage, launched formally on January 1. Developed by nonprofit Archaeological Legacy Institute (that’s us, the people who created The Archaeology Channel at, Heritage features more than 100 outstanding film titles from many countries, on familiar subjects such as ancient Egypt, Stonehenge, Mesoamerica, and Peru, but also on diverse and rarer topics ranging from prehistoric astronomers to the only Japanese bombing of the US mainland in World War II.  Many more titles are in the pipeline.  Subscribers will be able to watch all the shows on their smart TVs with Roku. as well as on their desktop computers, tablets and smartphones.  See our short video about Heritage at

You can check out the Heritage site at, where you can watch many trailers already before subscribing and read descriptions of the dozens of titles posted there so far.  Subscriptions ($5.99 per month, with discounts for longer terms) are available.   Gift cards (at are available for immediate redemption.  You can support this nonprofit service now by reserving gift cards as presents or even for yourself.