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The Unit

Format

Military procedural, Action, Drama, Thriller

Created by

David Mamet

No. of seasons

4

No. of episodes

69

Production

Running time

42 minutes

Broadcast

Original channel

CBS

Original run

March 7, 2006 - May 10, 2009

Status

Canceled



The Unit is an American action-drama television series that focuses on a top-secret military unit modeled after the real-life U.S. Army special operations unit commonly known as Delta Force. The series originally aired on CBS from March 7, 2006, to May 10, 2009.

Production InformationEdit

The program features both the domestic lives of the team members and their missions abroad, in addition to the effects their careers have on their home lives, wives and girlfriends. It premiered in the United States on March 7, 2006, on CBS as a mid-season replacement. The second season debuted on September 19, 2006. The third season started on September 25, 2007, with a hiatus occurring after the 11th episode due to 2007–08 Writers Guild of America strike. The show was picked up for a fourth season by CBS on May 12, 2008.[1] The fourth season began on September 28, 2008, and concluded on May 10, 2009. On May 19, 2009, it was announced that, after four seasons and 69 episodes, the series had been canceled by CBS.[2] But on the same day, producers 20th Century Fox Television announced that the reruns of the show would be broadcast in syndication, in stations covering 56 percent of the country already committed to carrying the show, including the Fox Television Stations.[3]

StarringEdit

Regular CastEdit

Dennis Haysbert

Recurring CastEdit

SummaryEdit

DVD ReleasesEdit

Awards and nominations Edit

Primetime Emmy Awards 2006 Edit

Nominated

Primetime Emmy

Outstanding Stunt Coordination

Norman Howell (stunt coordinator) 
For episode "First Responders".


Screen Actors Guild Awards 2010 Edit

Nominated

Actor

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

Troy Brown 
Max Daniels 
J.J. Dashnaw 
Oakley Lehman 


Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009 Edit

Nominated

Actor

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

Troy Brown 
J.J. Dashnaw 
Eddie J. Fernandez 
Oakley Lehman 


Screen Actors Guild Awards 2008 Edit

Nominated

Actor

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

Troy Brown 
Max Daniels 
Steve M. Davison 
Jeffrey J. Dashnaw 
Daniel Hernandez 


Screen Actors Guild Awards 2007 Edit

Nominated

Actor

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

Kanin Howell (stunts) 


ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2007 Edit

Won

ASCAP Award

Top TV Series

Robert Duncan 


Casting Society of America, USA 2006 Edit

Nominated

Artios

Best Dramatic Pilot Casting

Sharon Bialy 
Sherry Thomas 
For episode "First Responders (#1.1)".


Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2007 Edit

Nominated

HPA Awards

Outstanding Compositing - Television

Bob Minshall 
Matt von Brock 
Changsoo Eun 
Dan Lopez 
Encore 
Episode: "The Unit: Johnny B. Good (2007)"


Image Awards 2009 Edit

Nominated

Image Award

Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Dennis Haysbert 


Image Awards 2008 Edit

Won

Image Award

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Regina Taylor 

Nominated

Image Award

Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Dennis Haysbert 


Image Awards 2007 Edit

Nominated

Image Award

Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Dennis Haysbert 

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Regina Taylor 


Young Artist Awards 2009 Edit

Nominated

Young Artist Award

Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress

Danielle Hanratty 


Young Artist Awards 2008 Edit

Nominated

Young Artist Award

Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress

Danielle Hanratty 


Young Artist Awards 2007 Edit

Nominated

Young Artist Award

Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Guest Starring Young Actor

Alec Holden 

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/showtracker/2008/05/upfronts-cbs-re.html
  2. http://www.reuters.com/article/entertainmentNews/idUSTRE54J0Z620090520
  3. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/television/news/e3ic8543054a8a9084d4e05790a72e1e68e

External LinksEdit

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