History, Peter Berg Team To Produce Docu-Series

History will partner with actor/director Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) for a docu-series focusing on the U.S. Special Forces. 

The eight-episode docu-series to premiere later this year will follow men and women from the US Special Forces as they reveal, through first-hand accounts, details into their heroic missions.

This series, produced by Berg’s Film 45, will be executively produced by Peter Berg, Matt Goldberg and Brandon Carroll, as well as History’s Matt Ginsburg and Elaine Frontain Bryant, said network officials.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.