Strike Back is a British/American action-adventure/spy-drama television series based on a novel of the same name by novelist and former Special Air Service (SAS) soldier Chris Ryan. The series follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive branch of the British Defence Intelligence service (DI), who operate several high risk, priority missions throughout the globe. The series began broadcasting on Sky1 on 5 May 2010, showing the first six-part series. After a second series was commissioned, it was announced that Cinemaxwould co-produce the franchise. The first episode of the ten-part second series, under the banner title Project Dawn in the United Kingdom, first aired on Cinemax on 12 August 2011. The ten-part third series, under the title Strike Back: Vengeance, began airing on Cinemax on 17 August 2012. On 3 October 2012, Cinemax and Sky commissioned a fourth series, which was broadcast on Cinemax beginning 9 August 2013. A ten-episode, fifth series aired in 2015, with the last episode airing on 29 July, and that point, this was to be final series for the show. On 8 December 2016, Cinemax and Sky1 announced they would revive the show for a sixth series, which debuted on 31 October 2017 on Sky1 in the UK, and will debut in the US on Cinemax in 2018.
No of Seasons 1 to 7
No of DVDs – 8