TCA 2009: Matt Damon ‘Speaks’ at History’s Showcase

History Channel was at TCA for a packed session featuring Matt Damon and Marisa Tomei, two of the actors participating in the documentary The People Speak, which focuses on the Americans who are credited with changing the course of history.

Others featured in the two-hour special, which is scheduled in fourth quarter 2009, include musicians Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder.

Also slated at History Channel are new series Nostradamous Effect (premieres Wednesday, Sept. 9, 9 p.m.), Mysteryquest (Wednesday, Sept. 16, 10 p.m.) and WWII in HD (4Q 2009); and specials Manson (Monday, Sept. 7, 9 p.m.), which delves into the murder of Sharon Tate, Holy Grail in America (Sunday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m.) and Day After Disaster (Sunday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m.), which focuses on disaster planning.
Premiering on History Channel in 2010 is 12-part series America: The Story of Us, which links the key people, events and locations who helped shape American history.

Check out exclusive video interviews with The People Speak’s Matt Damon and Howard Zinn: