Watch: First Look at 'The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen' On HISTORY

HISTORY released the first look at their upcoming series The Men Who Built America" Frontiersmen. The series is a dramatic portrayal of American frontier personalities like  Daniel Boone, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Davy Crockett as they explore the unknown.

Leonardo DiCaprio is on board the series as executive producer, along with Jennifer Davisson and Stephen David also producing.

Derek Chariton (The American WestStargate: Origins) is playing explorer Meriwether Lewis, Joseph Carlson (The American West) is playing William Clark, Jonathan C. Stewart (who played Wyatt Earp in The American Westas Daniel Boone, Gareth Reeves (The Leftovers) as Davy Crockett,  Robert I. Mesa (From Dusk til Dawn tv series) as Tecumseh, and Adam Jonas Segaller (who played A.C. Spectorsky in American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story) as John Charles Fremont.

The show will also include exclusive interviews with experts and survivalists offering their thoughts and opinions.

The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen airs on March 7 at 6pm (PST) on HISTORY.

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About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

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