Nat Geo sets airdate for Firecracker’s “Family Guns”

The series, originally titled Jersey Combat, follows the action within New Jersey-based International Military Antiques, a family-owned military warehouse. (Pictured: series stars Christian and Alex Cranmer)
August 23, 2012

National Geographic Channel in the U.S. has announced an airdate for Family Guns, a new series from Firecracker Films (Big Fat Gypsy Weddings) that follows that action within a family-run military warehouse.

The nine-part series, originally titled Jersey Combat when first announced, will premiere on Wednesday, September 12, at 10 p.m. EST/PST and run in that time slot for the duration of its season.

The program stars Christian and Alex Cranmer, a father-and-son team that owns and operates New Jersey-based International Military Antiques, and follows the team as they bid on rare firearms and test the items on the firing range.

For Firecracker Films, series producer is Simon Everson and executive producers are David Herman and Mark Soldinger. For National Geographic Channel, the executive producer is Richard Wells.

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