Strike Back returns to HBO Canada this August

HBO Canada presents Season 2 of Cinemax’s high-octane, globe-spanning series, Strike Back.

The 10-episode second season premieres with two back-to-back episodes on Friday, August 17 beginning at 11 p.m. ET/MT, following Real Time With Bill Maher. Subsequent episodes premiere Friday nights at 11 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada.

Starring Sullivan Stapleton as Sgt. Damien Scott, a disgraced Delta Forces operative who was discharged on the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, and Philip Winchester as Sgt. Michael Stonebridge, a British sergeant in the stealth counterterrorism unit Section 20, Strike Back follows Section 20 as they span the globe to stop potential threats.

Researched by the creators of the series and aided by consultants, the action-packed drama is rooted in the field of counter-terrorism and set against the backdrop of timely global issues, such as human and drug trafficking, conflict among nations, poverty, danger for international aid workers and child soldiers.

Strike Back also stars Rhashan Stone as Oliver Sinclair and Michelle Lukes as Julia Richmond and joining the cast for Season 2 is Rhona Mitra as Captain Rachel Dalton. The series is produced by Cinemax/HBO in association with British Sky Broadcasting Limited and Left Bank Pictures.

In Western Canada, Strike Back will be available in High Definition on HBO Canada HD, and on demand and online with HBO Canada On Demand where available through participating broadcasters. In Eastern Canada, episodes will be available in High Definition and on demand, and on HBO Canada OnLine with Bell TV Online, Rogers Anyplace TV and Videotron’s Illico Web. In Western Canada,

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