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[02/12/20 - 12:11 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Enters the World of Global Espionage to Retrace the Movements of the World's Most Notorious Spies in "Spy Wars with Damian Lewis"
The eight-episode series launches Sunday, March 22 at 8:00/7:00c.







SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS (SMITH)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/22/20 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 5/10/20; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Smithsonian Channel's press release, February 2020) Smithsonian Channel is set to investigate some of the most shocking and explosive cases of espionage over the last 50 years. SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS features the incredible true stories of spy wars fought in the shadows, from the turbulent years of the Cold War to the Iran Hostage Crisis and the discovery of a complex web of sleeper agents living in the U.S. - a major inspiration for the plot of The Americans. Each episode of this new eight-part series sees host Damian Lewis revealing these remarkable tales of the secretive world of government intelligence, surveillance and international conspiracy plots with interviews from the experts and eyewitnesses that lived through them. SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS premieres Sunday, March 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Damian Lewis as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Charles Poe as EP (Smithsonian)
· Chris Fouracre as EP
· David Royle as EP (Smithsonian)
· Gareth Lewis as EP
· Ian Lamarra as EP
· Liz Soriano as CO-EP
· Paul Sommers as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Alaska TV