Airdate: The Line
Was US Navy SEAL platoon chief Eddie Gallagher guilty of war crimes in Iraq?
4 part documentary series The Line will screen on Apple TV+ in November.
Based on a podcast of the same name, the series examines the unprecedented 2018 case in which a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon accused its chief, Eddie Gallagher, of war crimes.
Featuring exclusive interviews with Gallagher, his wife Andrea, members of SEAL Team 7 who accused their chief, journalist Dave Philipps, former Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer and more, the docuseries is a raw look inside Seal Team 7 and the deployment that pushed the bonds of brotherhood to their limits. Told through first-person accounts and never-before-seen footage gathered by the SEALs during their controversial tour in Mosul, Iraq, “The Line” hunts for the truth behind the events that led to one of the highest profile war crimes trials in recent history, revealing a nation deeply divided over how we fight war.
Hailing from Academy Award winning Jigsaw Productions, the team behind the Apple TV+ Original podcast, “The Line” is produced by Doug Shultz, executive produced by showrunner Brad Hebert, Alex Gibney, Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist, Stacey Offman and Richard Perello. Doug Shultz and Jeff Zimbalist serve as directors on the series.
All episodes of Apple TV+ Original Podcast “The Line” are currently available on Apple Podcasts, where available. Hosted by Dan Taberski, the podcast takes an unflinching deep dive into moral ambiguities of forever wars and their impact on special operators through the lens of the Gallagher war crimes trial.
All four parts will premiere on 19 November on Apple TV+.