The television series began the broadcasting of its first season on May 5, 2010, on sky1 and since it has aired the total of five seasons that includes forty-six episodes. The series aired its final season of ten episodes from 3 June 2015 to 29 July 2015. However, on December 6, 2016, Cinemax and Sky1 announced the production of brand new series of Strike back with a completely new cast.
The series of forty-six episodes that starred Sullivan Stapleton, Philip Winchester, Daniel MacPhrson, Alin Sumarwata, Roxanne McKee and Warren Brown as the protagonist was mostly well received with 91% rotten tomatoes rating and 8.3\10 by IMDb. It was also ranked as one of the most watched television series right during the release of its first few episodes with 1.7 percent audience share which distinctively increased with few more episodes. Besides, it is also the recipient of several awards that including Royal Television Society for best special effects.