Ron Howard

History's new Navy SEALs series 'Six' packs an action-focused punch

History's new Navy SEALs series 'Six' packs an action-focused punch

“Six,” which begins Wednesday on History Channel, is based on the work of the elite anti-terrorist force known as the Navy SEALs, and specifically its Team Six – the best of the best, the most secretive of the secret.

Walton Goggins, from “Justified” and “Vice Principals” (and whose late substitution pushed the series' debut into 2017), plays team leader Richard Taggart. We meet him and his crew — Graves (Barry Sloane), Ortiz (Juan-Pablo Raba) and Caulder (Kyle Schmid), most notably — on a mission in Afghanistan. Things go sideways. Two years later, suddenly, we are in Virginia Beach, where the SEALs await assignments...

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