Fox Nation April 6 announced it will debut a new series hosted by actor Kelsey Grammer (“Frasier”) titled, “Kelsey Grammer’s Historic Battles for America,” launching May 1. Grammer will take viewers on an inside look at eight key battles that left an indelible mark on the United States, spanning the American Revolution, the Texas Revolution, the Civil War and the American Indian Wars.
“Kelsey is a legend in the entertainment industry, and we are proud to bring his talents to our platform,” Jason Klarman, president of Fox Nation, said in a statement. “His affinity for our nation’s history and charismatic delivery will provide [our] subscribers with an entertaining, yet educational viewing experience they can’t get anywhere else.”
The chronological eight-part series will begin with three episodes on battles during the American Revolutionary War, including the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Battle of Brooklyn, and the Battle of Yorktown. After the focus on the American Revolution, the show will bring viewers inside the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution followed by three episodes on the American Civil War, highlighting the First Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Antietam and the Siege of Vicksburg.
Grammer will conclude the series with a spotlight on the American Indian Wars’ Battle of the Little Bighorn.
With an illustrious career spanning three decades, Grammer’s work includes critically acclaimed stints on Broadway, roles on several hit series and parts in award-winning movies. His role as Dr. Frasier Crane on “Cheers” and “Frasier” remains one of the most beloved characters in television history. The Juilliard-trained actor has won one Tony, six Emmys, three Golden Globes and a SAG Award. Additionally, Grammer has received 18 Emmy nominations, eight Golden Globe nominations, 16 SAG nominations and two Tony nominations.