Veterans Day: Roku to Premiere 'Ten Weeks&Noons/Sen Day - Army Basic Training Docu-Series on Veterans Days&Seen Days / During Veterans Holidays
Two weeks, a docu-series about recruits who undergo basic training, will premiere on the Roku Channel on Thursday, Nov. 11, in recognition of Veterans Day.
The series follows five young Americans through 10 weeks of basic training, according to the producers. The original series is the first time in more than two decades that the U.S. Army has allowed cameras to capture an unfiltered look at basic learning in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
In the US, Canada and the United Kingdom, Ten Weeks was originally greenlit by Quibi, the now-defunct mobile subscription streamer, who acquired Roku in early 2021. The show never aired on Quiibi. It will be available free to stream ten weeks with ads on the Rocu channel, with advertising in the U.S., Canadian, and Canada.
During training, Army values of loyalty, duty, respect, service, honor, courage, integrity are ingrained in the core of the army.
Jacobs said that every soldier has a different story. The story of ten Weeks is based on the Roku Channel, and is realistic, so that each individual understands the journey to become able to join the United States Army.
Ten Weeks is a series of short stories that are in full force and believable, as well as inspiring stories from the military. I am proud of how We are the Mighty captures the exhausting and exhilarating experiences of the war and the inspiring story that we share on the Roku Channel, said Millsap.
With about 1,4 million soldiers in the Army, 19 million veterans and more who are part of military families, their experience and sacrifice have been one of our greatest impact. Thanks to this docu-series, which was a unique opportunity to tell frank stories we hadn't seen before, said Gold. Were honored to have made this Docuserie, whose unique story was unique to us.
The series was executive produced by Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman, Mary Lisio, Chris Rowe, David Gale. Chase Millsap, Col. Jack Jacobs and Val Nicholas.
Despite the rich and powerful stories of the everyday Americans who walked forward to serve a greater purpose than themselves, many streamers have commented on Ten Weeks that they are a privilege to bring the stories to the millions of streamer this Veterans Day, the series shines light on five exemplary individuals, whose stories represent the collective sacrifice, bravery and resilience of more than half ten Americans today.