American Hostage

Based on a true story, American Hostage stars Jon Hamm as Fred Heckman, a beloved local radio reporter who is thrust into the middle of a life-or-death crisis when hostage-taker, Tony Kiritsis, demands to be interviewed on his popular radio news program. Kiritsis has tied a shotgun to his banker’s neck in grim fashion, but through Heckman's radio show he gradually becomes a media sensation and unexpected anti-hero during a nail biting 63-hour standoff.American Hostage is an 8-episode scripted psychological thriller from Amazon Music & Criminal Content starring Emmy Award-winner Jon Hamm and directed by Academy Award® winner Shawn Christensen.Follow American Hostage on Amazon Music: amazon.com/AmericanHostage.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 12 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 hours 56 minutes

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 2022-05-04  4m
 
 

episode 10: Killer Psyche: Inside the Mind of Tony Kiritsis


In this special Killer Psyche and American Hostage crossover episode, former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong digs into the twisted mind of the real-life Tony Kiritsis. Candice surfaces new details from Tony's past, revealing who he was before this crime and what drove him to kidnap Richard Hall, strap a gun to the back of his head, and hold him hostage for 63 hours.


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 2022-05-03  51m
 
 

episode 9: American Hostage Aftershow with Jon Hamm


What happened to the real Tony Kiritsis after the hostage crisis? Did he and Fred Heckman ever meet again? Plus, what drew Jon Hamm to step into this world and play Fred Heckman? In this special bonus episode, join us for a roundtable discussion about the making of American Hostage, featuring Jon Hamm, Joe Perrino, director Shawn Christensen, writer CD Carpenter, and moderator G.G. Hawkins.


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 2022-04-26  46m
 
 

episode 8: Live: On National Television


In the season finale of American Hostage, Tony pulls Fred in closer, as the TV cameras record his last hope for retribution.


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 2022-04-19  25m
 
 

episode 7: To Kill or Not to Kill


Tony pressures the tyrannical banking system to issue him an apology letter to read at the press conference as Fred mentally prepares to meet Tony in person, live on national television.


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 2022-04-12  22m
 
 

episode 6: Playing with Fire


As the public joins the airwaves to sound off on Tony and the hostage crisis, local authorities send in SWAT, setting Tony off, and putting everyone's life at risk.


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 2022-04-05  20m
 
 

episode 5: The Interview


Fred goes live on the air with Tony, knowing that with one wrong word, the gun goes off.


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 2022-03-29  22m
 
 

episode 4: The Profiler


The FBI sends in their newest profiler to help Fred prepare for the most dangerous on-air interview of his life. Don't want to wait for the next episode? Follow American Hostage on Amazon Music to hear all 8 episodes right now: amazon.com/AmericanHostage. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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 2022-03-22  19m
 
 

episode 3: The Lion's Den


As authorities surround Tony's apartment, Heckman continues to chip away at Tony and slowly inch toward his heart.


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 2022-03-15  28m
 
 

episode 2: The Man with the Microphone


Tony and Fred’s negotiations heat up as WIBC and Indianapolis detectives contemplate the ramifications of letting a hostage-taker air his personal grievances live on the radio. Follow American Hostage on Amazon Music, to hear all 8 episodes right now: amazon.com/AmericanHostage. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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 2022-03-08  26m
 
 
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