HISTORY(R)'S NAVY SEAL ACTION DRAMA SERIES "SIX" RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO ON MEMORIAL DAY AT 10PM ET/PT
OLIVIA MUNN MAKES SERIES DEBUT
Series Regularly Airs on Wednesdays at 10PM ET/PT beginning May 30
New York, New York - March 8, 2018 - HISTORY's hit Navy SEAL drama series "SIX," returns for its sophomore season in a special Memorial Day premiere on Monday, May 28 at 10PM ET/PT and doubles up on the action with an all-new episode airing during its regular timeslot on Wednesday, May 30 at 10PM ET/PT. Olivia Munn (The Predator, X-Men: Apocalypse, "The Newsroom") reports in for duty and makes her "SIX" debut as the smart, ruthless CIA operative "Gina Cline."
From A+E Studios, the ten-episode second season of "SIX" follows Navy SEAL Team Six in a mission to destroy the terrorist network responsible for the shooting of their former team leader Richard "Rip" Taggart (Walton Goggins, "Justified"). Led by Joe 'Bear' Graves (Barry Sloane, "Revenge"), the Navy SEALS will join forces with cunning and tenacious CIA officer Gina Cline (Munn) to scour Eastern Europe, infiltrating hostile territory and terrorist hotspots like Chechnya as they track the mastermind behind Michael's (Dominic Adams, "Devious Maids") jihadist network. The chase will bring the Navy SEALs to the border of Russia, where the consequences of their actions could spark World War III.
Also returning for season two are series regulars Kyle Schmid ("Copper"), Juan Pablo Raba ("Narcos"), Edwin Hodge ("Chicago Fire"), Jaylen Moore ("The Night Shift"), Brianne Davis (Jarhead) and Nadine Velazquez (Flight). In addition to Munn, newcomers to season two include previously announced Eric Ladin ("The Killing") and Nikolai Nikolaeff ("The OA") and recurring guest star, Erik Palladino ("Suits").
In its first season, "SIX" reached 39 million total viewers across HISTORY and all A+E Networks in Live+7 Days and was cable's #2 new original series in 2017 among total viewers in Live+7 delivery.
"SIX" was created and written by Academy Award(R) Nominee William Broyles (Cast Away, Apollo 13, Jarhead) and David Broyles, a military special operations veteran. "SIX" is an A+E Studios production. William Broyles, David Broyles, Bruce C. McKenna ("Band of Brothers," "The Pacific"), Alfredo Barrios, Jr. ("Burn Notice"), George W. Perkins (Live from Baghdad), Meryl Poster and Barry Jossen are executive producers. Arturo Interian serves as the Executive Producer for HISTORY.
A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights for "SIX."
About A+E Studios
A+E Studios is the studio unit of the award-winning global media company A+E Networks, LLC. A+E Studios creates, produces and distributes high-quality scripted programming across all networks and platforms in the A+E Networks portfolio, including Lifetime(R), HISTORY(R), Lifetime Movie(R), and A&E IndieFilms(R), as well as outside buyers. A+E Studios' slate of programming consists of scripted series, event series and movies, including the Peabody Award-winning UnREAL and upcoming Jenji Kohan-produced series American Princess for Lifetime; the event miniseries ROOTS, the breakout action drama SIX, the new hit series Knightfall, and the recently greenlighted series ProjectBlue Book for HISTORY, among others. Following its first full production year, A+E Studios received 16 Primetime Emmy(R) nominations including Outstanding Limited Series for ROOTS.
HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 96 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network's all-original programming slate features a roster of signature series including The Curse of Oak Island, Forged in Fire, Alone, Pawn Stars, American Pickers, as well as the hit drama series Vikings and SIX. The HISTORY website is located at history.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/history and Facebook at facebook.com/history.