Why would actor/director Ricky Schroder gather a small crew to travel to Afghanistan and embed themselves with the American soldiers for three months? Simple: to document the soldiers’ experience for a new docu-series.
And as a result, DirecTV’s The Fighting Season gives a first-person perspective on the inner workings of the war in Afghanistan. The six-episode docuseries intends to answer the questions: “What is America doing there, and why has it become the scene of America’s longest war?”
EW has an exclusive first look at the trailer for The Fighting Season:
The Fighting Season premieres Tuesday, May 19 at 9 p.m. on DirecTV’s Audience Network.