A&E, TWC Move Forward With Military Drama, SIX, For History
Written by William Broyles (Castaway, Apollo 13, Jarhead) and David Broyles, a military special operations veteran, SIX follows a brotherhood of modern American warriors, 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 with the terrorists. A drama inspired by real missions capturing what these SEALs do, their complex personal lives, and the life and death decisions they make, SIX will be 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.