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Six: History Announces Scripted Series Premiere and Other Debuts May 17, 2016

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16 de May0 2016

It’s a new season for History. Today, the network announced the summer premiere dates for their new scripted series.

New series include the military drama Six, the Roman Empire drama Barbarians Rising, and a reboot of the classic mini-series Roots.

Six follows the elite members of Navy SEAL Team Six as they embark on a mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan. The eight-part series stars Walton Goggins, Barry Sloane, and Juan Pablo Raba. Six premieres on July 18th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Based on historical events, Barbarians Rising will tell the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire from the perspective of Hannibal, Spartacus, Attila, and the other warriors who fought the empire. Barbarians Rising debuts on June 6th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. 

Roots premieres on May 30th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. 

[05/16/16 – 06:03 AM]
History(R) Unveils Summer Original Programming Lineup
Look for new scripted drama “Six” to launch on Monday, July 18 at 10:00/9:00c.


[via press release from History]

HISTORY(R) UNVEILS SUMMER ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING LINEUP

‘ROOTS,’ ‘BARBARIANS RISING,’ ‘SIX,’ ‘OZZY & JACK’S WORLD DETOUR,’ ‘DB COOPER,” ‘FORGED IN FIRE,’ AND MORE ANCHOR THE NETWORK’S MOST ROBUST SUMMER SCHEDULE EVER

NEW YORK, NY – May 16, 2016 – Kicking off with the premiere of the highly anticipated event series “ROOTS,” HISTORY is unveiling the most robust summer of original programming in the 21 year history of the network. From the new original scripted series “SIX,” to the eight-part docu-drama “Barbarians Rising,” to the groundbreaking documentary “DB Cooper,” along with new and returning non-fiction series, HISTORY is poised to make history this summer.

“HISTORY’s robust summer slate helps build upon the network’s position as the leader in factual programming, by widening the net of history to include our recent past,” said Jana Bennett, President and General Manager of HISTORY. “This lineup exemplifies the best of historical storytelling about centuries past as well as explosive events of the past few decades.”

HISTORY EVENTS:

SIX – 8x60min – Series Premiere Monday, July 18 at 10pm

Written by William Broyles (Castaway, Apollo 13, Jarhead) and David Broyles, a military special operations veteran, the eight episode first season of “SIX” follows Navy SEAL Team Six, the best of the best, whose 2014 mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working as a jihadist fighter with the terrorists. “SIX” stars Barry Sloane (“Revenge”), Kyle Schmid (“Copper”) Juan Pablo Raba (“Narcos“), Edwin Hodge (“Chicago Fire”), Brianne Davis (“Jarhead”), Nadine Velazquez (Ride Along 2), Dominic Adams (“Devious Maids”) and Walton Goggins (The Hateful Eight; “Justified”).

SIX” is executive produced by William Broyles, David Broyles, Harvey and Bob Weinstein, Alfredo Barrios, Jr. (Burn Notice) and George W. Perkins (Live from Baghdad). Bruce C. McKenna (Band of Brothers, The Pacific) will serve as Executive Consultant, and join Barrios, William and David Broyles, and Karen Campbell (Dexter) in writing the episodes. Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Mitchell Hall (Zero Dark Thirty, Lone Survivor) will serve as the series’ technical advisor.

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