HBO's 'The Pacific' gets airdate

10-part miniseries set to debut March 14

HBO's long-awaited follow-up to the epic "Band of Brothers" has a firm airdate.

The 10-part miniseries "The Pacific" will debut Sunday, March 14, and will air weekly.

The Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg-produced project is likely the most expensive TV movie/miniseries ever made and chronicles Marines fighting in the Pacific Theater during World War II.