[11/01/23 - 09:10 AM] Executive Produced by Peyton Manning, Featuring Tony Hawk & Hosted by Navy Veteran Remi Adeleke, Veterans Day Special "Beyond the Battlefield" Premieres November 11 on The History Channel Featuring archival footage, insightful interviews with active-duty military members, renowned experts, and historians, "Beyond the Battlefield" takes a closer look at crucial moments in the history of the U.S. Army Special Forces, as well as Marine and Naval Aviation.
[via press release from History]
THE HISTORY(R) CHANNEL HONORS VETERANS DAY WITH NEW SPECIAL "BEYOND THE BATTLEFIELD" EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMER PEYTON MANNING, HIS COMPANY OMAHA PRODUCTIONS AND LEFT/RIGHT ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11 AT 8PM ET/PT
HOSTED BY NAVY VETERAN REMI ADELEKE THE TWO-PART SPECIAL TAKES A LOOK BACK AT PIVOTAL MOMENTS THROUGHOUT THE HISTORY OF THE U.S. ARMY SPECIAL FORCES AND MARINE AVIATORS
New York, NY - November 1, 2023 - The HISTORY(R) Channel is honoring Veterans Day with a new two-part special "Beyond the Battlefield," hosted by Navy veteran Remi Adeleke and executive produced by Pro Football Hall of Famer, Peyton Manning on Saturday, November 11 at 8pm ET/PT. Produced by Manning's production company, Omaha Productions, and Left/Right, the special features appearances by both Manning and professional skateboarder Tony Hawk and provides an immersive, in-depth look at the United States military. Featuring archival footage, insightful interviews with active-duty military members, renowned experts, and historians, "Beyond the Battlefield" takes a closer look at crucial moments in the history of the U.S. Army Special Forces, as well as Marine and Naval Aviation.
In the first hour of "Beyond The Battlefield," host Remi Adeleke lands at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, outside San Diego, CA, where he touches base with Peyton Manning before heading to the base. This aviation-focused episode weaves Adeleke's exploration of the thrilling, day-to-day operations at Miramar with the fascinating history of Marine Corps Aviation, from its humble beginnings in WWI, as part of the Navy, to the unique history of MCAS Miramar. Meanwhile, Tony Hawk drops in to suit up with the team and shares his father's legacy as a WWII Navy pilot.
In the second hour, Adeleke heads to Army Special Operations Forces headquarters at Fort Liberty, NC. Once there, he is introduced to the rigorous training pipeline, beginning with the Nasty Nick Obstacle Course, where he learns firsthand what it takes to become part of one of the most elite and agile military groups in the world. Adeleke meets with Sergeants and Generals on base to learn more about the Green Berets, their storied history dating back to WWII and the work they do both domestically and internationally.
For more information, please visit: https://www.history.com/shows/beyond-the-battlefield
"Beyond The Battlefield" is produced for The HISTORY(R) Channel by Omaha Productions and Left/Right. Peyton Manning, Jamie Horowitz, Colin Campbell and Therese Andrews serve as executive producers for Omaha Productions. Banks Tarver, Ken Druckerman, Anneka Jones and Divya Chungi serve as executive producers for Left/Right. Eli Lehrer and Alex Hicks serve as executive producers for The HISTORY(R) Channel.
A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights to "Beyond the Battlefield." The two-part special will stream the next day on history.com, The HISTORY Channel app and across major television providers' VOD platforms.
About The HISTORY(R) Channel
The HISTORY(R) Channel, a division of A+E Networks, is the premier destination for historical storytelling. From best-in-class documentary events to a signature slate of industry leading nonfiction series and premium fact-based scripted programming, The HISTORY(R) Channel serves as the most trustworthy source of informational entertainment in media. The HISTORY(R) channel has been named the #1 U.S. TV network in buzz for seven consecutive years by YouGov BrandIndex, and a top favorite TV network by Beta Research Corporation. For a deeper dive, visit history.com or follow @history on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok. For additional press materials visit the A+E Networks Press Center at http://press.aenetworks.com.
ABOUT OMAHA PRODUCTIONS
Omaha Productions is an entertainment company launched by Peyton Manning following his retirement from the NFL. Omaha focuses on developing content that unifies and uplifts people and communities. Omaha Productions executive produces ESPN's Emmy-award-winning Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli along with alternative telecasts for college football, NBA, golf, and The UFC. The company also serves as executive producer on NFL Honors and ESPN+'s Places franchise featuring series from Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Abby Wambach, Vince Carter, David Ortiz, Ronda Rousey, P.K. Subban, Sue Bird, and John McEnroe. The company also has series at ABC, A+E Networks, NBCUniversal, and Netflix. The Omaha Audio Network provides daily sports talk in partnership with ESPN. More info here: www.omahaproductions.com
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