American Hostage

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.

Follow American Hostage on Amazon Music:

Where can you listen?

Apple Podcasts Logo Spotify Logo Podtail Logo Google Podcasts Logo RSS


Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of American Hostage?

There are 12 episodes avaiable of American Hostage.

What is American Hostage about?

We have categorized American Hostage as:

  • Fiction
  • True Crime

Where can you listen to American Hostage?

American Hostage is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did American Hostage start?

The first episode of American Hostage that we have available was released 22 February 2022.

Who creates the podcast American Hostage?

American Hostage is produced and created by Amazon Music | Criminal Content | Wondery .