A series that has thrived on cable will be back for one more season before calling it a wrap. History announced plans today for what will be the third and final season of “Hunting Hitler.”
The nonfiction series examines what History calls “one of the greatest cold cases in history,” tracking 21-year CIA veteran Bob Baer as he attempts to determine the true fate of Adolf Hitler. The show’s eight-episode final season will premiere Tuesday, Jan. 2, on History.
A recap special is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 26.
“Across all platforms, season two of ‘Hunting Hitler’ averaged nearly 3.0 million viewers per episode,” History said in today’s announcement. “It’s currently a top 5 nonfiction series on History in all key demos this year in Live+7 (A25-54, A18-49, M25-54, M18-49) and averaged 2.2 million total viewers last season in Live+7 delivery. Additionally, the series reached over 15 million total viewers in linear Live+7 last season, according to Nielsen Media Research.”
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