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[06/11/13 - 01:22 PM]
National Geographic Channel Launches Two New Powerful, First-Person Combat Series: "Battleground Afghanistan" and "Eyewitness War"
Both series will launch back-to-back on Monday, July 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/30/13 - 08:17 AM]
Five New Gripping National Geographic Channel Series Explore Topics from the Battleground in Afghanistan and Wooded Bunkers, to the American Mob and Underground Networks
Returning series include "Ultimate Survival Alaska," "Life Below Zero," "Taboo," "Diggers" and "Doomsday Preppers."







BATTLEGROUND AFGHANISTAN (NGC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/1/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (5 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 7/29/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, May 2013) BATTLEGROUND AFGHANISTAN (Markus Vernon Davies) Premieres Monday, July 1, at 9 PM ET/PT Following the critically acclaimed series Inside Combat Rescue, NGC looks inside the latest chapter of the Afghan Conflict as seen by the American Marines in Afghanistan. Capt. Ben Middendorf and his men take the fight directly to the Taliban with a mission to locate, disrupt and destroy the enemy.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jeff Ulin as EP
· Michael Knobloch as EP
· Michael Welsh as EP (NGC)
· Ned Nalle as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Markus Vernon Davies