Strike Back

(2010)

When a resourceful international terrorist group plots an attack, a charismatic former U.S. Special Forces operative joins forces with a stealth British military unit to stop them in the ten-episode action series Strike Back.

The team that tracks the terrorists is Section 20, an elite military black ops unit within the British government that focuses on high-risk, top-priority targets. When one of their own is captured and held hostage, the group enlists the help of Damien Scott (Sullivan Stapleton), a former Delta Force operative who is familiar with the terrorists. Although he has good instincts and skills, his cocky style is often at odds with the more formal team, especially the more by-the-book Sgt. Michael Stonebridge (Philip Winchester). Team leader Col. Eleanor Grant (Amanda Mealing) is a smart, tough military leader who is skilled with a gun and diplomacy, but knows when to break a rule or two.

COMIC-CON 2012: ‘Strike Back’ Season 2 Photos with Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton

Set to invade the Comic-Con 2012 stage in a few short hours is the hit Cinemax series Strike Back, which returns for Season 2 with all-new episodes starting August 17th. We have five new photos from this upcoming run, which feature sexy stars Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton. Check out the warfare in this televised fight against terrorism!

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COMIC-CON 2012: ‘Strike Back’ Season 2 Promo Art

Strike Back is gearing up for its Season 2 debut on August 17th, only on Cinemax. Fresh from the stink of Comic-Con 2012, we have your first look at the promo art featuring greasy stars Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton. Check out the hottness!

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Sullivan Stapleton and Phillip Winchester Return for ‘Strike Back’ Season 2

Sullivan Stapleton and Philip Winchester will return for Season 2 of Cinemax's hit action series Strike Back, which will shoot ten new episodes on location in South Africa starting in January for debut later in 2012. Rhashan Stone and Michelle Lukes will also return for the new season.

Debuting its first-season finale Oct. 21, the series began an encore run on Cinemax Oct. 28 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT), presenting an episode each Friday night. All episodes are also available on MAXGO and Max On Demand.

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‘Strike Back’ How to Fight Naked Featurette

Starting tonight, October 28th, Cinemax will begin re-airing its hit action series Strike Back, starting with Episode 1. If you missed it the first time around, now is your chance to catch all ten episodes of Season 1 in order. To celebrate the return of this popular show, we have an all-new featurette with star Sullivan Stapleton, as he teaches fans how to fight naked. Check it out below, and be sure to catch Strike Back as it returns for an encore presentation of Season 1 tonight!

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EXCLUSIVE: Philip Winchester and Amanda Mealing Talk ‘Strike Back’ Season 1 Finale

Philip Winchester and Amanda Mealing discuss the final episode of Strike Back Season 1

Cinemax's hit action series Strike Back will bring Season 1 to a close tonight with the highly explosive finale Episode 1.10. In anticipation of this last episode of the year, which promises to tie up some major loose ends, we caught up with two of Strike Back's lead cast, Philip Winchester and Amanda Mealing, who play Sgt. Michael Stonebridge and Col. Eleanor Grant, respectively.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Strike Back’ Season 1 Finale Clip

After a successful ten week run on Cinemax, the hit action series Strike Back brings Season 1 to a close with the highly explosive finale Episode 1.10, which finally slams some doors shut while flinging others wide open in anticipation of next year's Season 2. Airing this Friday night, October 21st, Section 20 tracks Latif's (Jimi Mistry) suicide bombers to Budapest, where their target could be international leaders at a security summit, or even themselves. Latif's multi-faceted plan has Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) and Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) rushing to neutralize the bombers, save one of their own and prevent the rest of his diabolical scheme. We have an exclusive clip from this highly anticipated conclusion, as well as a second scene from tomorrow night's episode, and an all-new photo gallery. Check it all out below.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Strike Back’ Episode 1.09 Clip

There are only two more episodes left in Season 1 of Cinemax's must-see hit series Strike Back. The all-new Episode 1.09 airs this Friday night at 10 pm. After decrypting John Allen's PDA, which was recovered from Latif's (Jimi Mistry) man, and connecting it to the doctor Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) saw with Latif in Kosovo, Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) and Stonebridge travel to Chechnya to investigate a mysterious bunker with recent activity. They uncover the facility's vile purpose and discover more clues about Latif's plan. Scott is irritated to discover that Col. Grant (Amanda Mealing) has been investigating his behavior and allegiance, while Stonebridge struggles with a family decision. We have an early exclusive look at this week's Episode 1.09, along with two more clips and new photos. Check it all out below.

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‘Strike Back’ Gets Season 2 on Cinemax

The hit action series Strike Back will return to CINEMAX in 2012 for a second season of ten new episodes, which will begin shooting in South Africa in early 2012 and air later in the year. CINEMAX/HBO will again produce the series with partners Left Bank and Sky, who will air the series in the U.K. The series marks the first time the two broadcasters have co-produced an original series together.

Left Bank's Andy Harries will return as executive producer, and series producer Michael Casey and head of production Marigo Kehoe will also return. Sky's Huw Kennair-Jones will executive produce. Also returning are Bill Eagles (Beautiful Creatures; director of episodes 3 and 4), who will direct four new episodes, Paul Wilmshurst (director of episodes 7 and 8), who will direct two episodes, and Tony Saint (writer of episodes 9 and 10), who will write a number of episodes and co-executive produce.

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  • First Aired
    2010