Surviving The Cut premiered on DISC on August 18, 2010. This series follows the best of the best the US military has to offer as they fight for special operations' most elite status. Each episode goes to hell and back as select candidates are pushed to the brink to weed out the weak. This series reveals how elite schools select and shape human weapons to be used in the most classified military operations in the world. While the tactics and technology provide an impressive backdrop, the focus is on the candidates' constant struggle to overcome relentless psychological and physical obstacles.