'68 Whiskey': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Paramount Network's military dramedy set in Afghanistan

'68 Whiskey': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Paramount Network's military dramedy set in Afghanistan

The series from Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios is the first scripted show following Paramount Network's 'Yellowstone'.  '68 Whiskey' is an adaptation of Israeli TV series 'Charlie Golf One, 68 Whisky'.  Season 1 is coming out in 2020 and it will have 10 episodes.

Here's everything you need to know about this series ahead of its release:

Release date

This epic dramedy is all set to premiere on January 15, 2020.


It follows a multicultural blend of women and men deployed as Army medics to a forward operating base in Afghanistan, which goes by the nickname "The Orphanage". United, they endure a dangerous and Kafkaesque world that leads to outrageous behaviors, self-destructive appetites, intense brotherhood and innate sense of purpose. 


Aaron Glenane

Aaron Glenane plays Chef Colin Gale (Getty Images)

Aron is a director, actor and producer who rose to fame with 'The Black Balloon' in 2008. He has been unstoppable ever since as he appeared in several TV shows and films. Aron is popular for his work on films and TV shows like 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' and 'Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan'. He will play Chef Colin in paramount Network's '68 Whiskey'. 

Cristina Rodlo

Cristina Rodlo plays Rosa Alvarez (Getty Images)

Cristina Rodlo is an actress known for her role in 'Miss Bala', 'Too Old to Die Young' and 'The Terror'. She is an upcoming actress who will be next seen in '68 Whisky'. 

Nicholas Coombe

Nicholas Coombe plays  Anthony Petrocelli (Getty Images)

Relatively fresh in the industry, he has already made his spot in the industry with the popular film 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold'. He has also worked in films like 'The Magicians', 'Midnight Sun' and 'Imaginary Mary'. 


Roberto Benabi

Roberto is the executive producer of this upcoming TV series '68 Whisky'. The Emmy Primetime nominee is also a writer and a producer whose work can be seen in popular shows and films like 'Weeds', 'Little City', 'The Brink', 'Ally McBeal' and 'Kidding'.

Brian Grazer & Ron Howard

Brian Grazer and Ron Howard are Oscar-winning directors for their work on the film 'A Beautiful Mind'.  They have several Primetime awards to their name. They are the executive producers of this show coming out next year on the Paramount network. Some of their best-known movies and TV shows are: 'A Beautiful Mind', 'Arrested Development', 'Apollo 13', and 'Splash'. 




From the trailer, it looks like this show is going to be epic! The story follows the lives of a band of Army that is positioned in Afghanistan. It feels a lot like an attempt to bring in the American ways of life in Afghanistan. It looks so promising that we cannot wait to watch this show already. It is a typical dramedy, which you can't afford to miss. 

Where to watch

Tune in to Paramount Network on January 15, 2020, at 10/9c 

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