via press release:
G4 Honors The Sailors Who Fought For Our Freedom With a Special “Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan” Marathon This Independence Day
Seventeen-Episode Marathon Airing July 4th Follows Navy EOD Platoon 3-4-2’s Entire Five Month Deployment Including Extended Footage from Nerve-Racking Missions Abroad and a Tell-All Reunion Special Hosted By Josh Duhamel
G4 is giving viewers a chance to commemorate this Fourth of July by revisiting the critically acclaimed “Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan.” The ground-breaking series follows an elite, eight man U.S. Navy EOD platoon as they patrol the war-torn battlegrounds of Afghanistan using state-of-the art robotics and technology to search for and disarm explosives. The marathon will include the series original 10-episode run along with the additional seven episodes that included never-before-seen missions and behind-the-scenes footage and a reunion special hosted by actor Josh Duhamel. The “Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan” marathon starts Wednesday, July 4th at 9am ET/PT on G4.
More than 15 cameras, including both helmet and body mounted, were utilized to capture the eight-man team’s five-month tour. Viewers will be embedded with the troops witnessing every aspect of their deployment, from the life-or-death missions to the humorous, light-hearted moments shared between brothers-in-arms. “Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan” is produced by Big Fish Entertainment with Doug DePriest and Dan Cesareo serving as executive producers. Laura Civiello and Tim Rummel are the series’ network executives for G4.
See what had critics and viewers enthralled with the “Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan” Fourth of July Marathon starting next Wednesday, 9am ET/PT on G4.