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American Hostage

Amazon Music | Criminal Content | Wondery

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.

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Introducing: American Hostage
Introducing: American HostageThe Man with the Gun | Episode 1The Man with the Microphone | Episode 2The Lion's Den | Episode 3The Profiler | Episode 4The Interview | Episode 5Playing with Fire | Episode 6To Kill or Not to Kill | Episode 7Live: On National Television | Episode 8American Hostage Aftershow with Jon Hamm | Episode 9Killer Psyche: Inside the Mind of Tony Kiritsis | Episode 10What To Listen To Next: American History Tellers