The documentary, which New York Magazine calls an “insta-mentary,” will debut on May 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel. The special will be appropriately titled KILLING BIN LADEN (WT), according to a Discovery press release.
“Bringing Osama Bin Laden to justice is one of the biggest stories of our country’s lifetime,” said Discovery Channel President and GM, Clark Bunting in a statement.
Blunt also told New York Magazine, “We want to bring as much added context and in-depth historical insight to the story as we can.”
Encore airings of KILLING BIN LADEN (WT) will air on Discovery Communications- Military Channel, Science Channel ID and Planet Green in the United States. The special will also air internationally within Discovery’s portfolio of global networks.