Set in Indianapolis in 1977, American Hostage is a suspenseful true story starring mad Men’s Jon Hamm as Fred Heckman, a beloved local radio reporter who is forced into the middle of a life-or-death crisis when a hostage taker, Tony Kiritsis (Kir-it-sis) , demands to be interviewed live on his popular radio news program.
Through Heckman’s radio show, Kiritsis gradually becomes a media sensation, and an unexpected national hero during a nail biting 63-hour police standoff. I’m about to play you a preview of American Hostage – while you’re listening, follow American Hostage wherever you get your podcasts, or you can binge the entire season right now on Amazon Music, or Wondery Plus.
In the series premiere, radio DJ Fred Heckman (Jon Hamm) receives an unexpected call from a listener that turns his life upside down.
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