Panic 911

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Panic 911
Panic 911 series logo.jpg
Genre Documentary
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 9
Executive producer(s)
  • Anne S. Rothwell
  • Brad Holcman
  • David McKillop
  • Elaine Frontain Bryant
  • Rebecca Toth Diefenbach
  • Valerie Haselton Drescher
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) Sirens Media
Original channel A&E
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run November 29, 2012 (2012-11-29) – present
External links

Panic 911 (also stylized as PANIC 9-1-1) is an American documentary television series that airs on A&E and debuted on November 29, 2012.[1] The series got its name from the emergency telephone number used in the United States.


The series reenacts and follows the events of actual 9-1-1 calls. Within each episode, the 9-1-1 call narrates what is happening while interviews with those involved are also included with their first-hand details.[2]

Each episode opens with the following:


Season 1 (2012)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
1 1 "I Need You to Put the Gun Down" November 29, 2012 (2012-11-29) 1.62[3]
In the series debut, a mother debates whether to use her gun on a suspected rapist; a grandmother is in panic when she's faced with an burglar at her residence and a gunman holds a sporting goods retail store hostage.
2 2 "He Told Me I Was Going to Die Today" December 6, 2012 (2012-12-06) 1.32[4]
An obsessed previous love interest comes back to get revenge on his past lover, which leads to a high speed pursuit. Two females in Indiana are put into danger when they stand on an unstable frozen lake. A pregnant woman in Denver, Colorado is assaulted by a stalker.
3 3 "I Plan on Leaving Here in a Body Bag" December 13, 2012 (2012-12-13) 1.47[5]
A man abducts his previous wife, and holds her hostage due to unresolved issues. A mentally unstable male opens fire on a suburban neighborhood in Ohio. A widow in California carefully contacts authorities when an unknown burglar attempts to discover a way into her house.

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
4 1 "He's in My Room" August 8, 2013 (2013-08-08) 1.18[6]
A mother and son are trapped inside a closet after a burglar makes his way into their home. A pair of teenagers who are enjoying their spring break are key witnesses to a car crash. A hiker ends up buried in the snow.
5 2 "I'm Gonna Shoot Your Head Off" August 15, 2013 (2013-08-15) 1.31[7]
A customer attempts to acquire weapons from inside a sporting goods store. Two teenagers exploring are trapped after an ice cave falls in. An employee and a customer at a tanning salon are met with an evil individual.
6 3 "I Don't Want to Die Like This" August 22, 2013 (2013-08-22) 1.11[8]
A young woman calls for help when she sees two men crawl over her back fence. An AMBER Alert helps a woman spot a child and his kidnapper. A man with a machete forces his way into his ex-wife's home.
7 4 "Get Out of the Van and Run" August 29, 2013 (2013-08-29) 1.34[9]
A cab driver calls 911 after she's met with a violent passenger. A teenager is woken up at home after an intruder enters with weapons. A pregnant woman ends up trapped in a fire.
8 5 "I'm in the Back of a Truck" September 5, 2013 (2013-09-05) 1.18[10]
Two masked burglars make their way into a man's residence. A college student calls for help after her ex-boyfriend abducts her. A woman is hiding in her closet after a man breaks into her home.
9 6 "I Don't Want to Shoot a Gun" September 12, 2013 (2013-09-12) 1.25[11]
A 12 year old girl grabs her parents gun when a burglar makes his way in. A kidnapping spills over into a nearby residence. An elderly couple make a call for help.


  1. ^ "A&E Presents New Original Real Life Series "PANIC 9-1-1" Thursday November 29 at 10PM ET/PT". Retrieved December 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Panic 911 - About the Show". Retrieved December 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Network Tops Competition with "Thursday Night Football"". Retrieved December 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Network Tops Charts with Broncos/Raiders". Retrieved December 15, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps Season on Top". Retrieved December 15, 2012. 
  6. ^ Bibel, Sara (August 9, 2013). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Alien Sharks' Wins Night, 'Pawn Stars', 'Burn Notice', 'Sullivan & Son', 'Graceland', 'Project Runway' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  7. ^ Bibel, Sara (August 16, 2013). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Pawn Stars' Wins Night, Pre-Season Football, 'Burn Notice', 'Sullivan & Son', 'Project Runway', 'Graceland' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  8. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (August 23, 2013). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Pawn Stars' Tops Night + Pre-Season Football, 'Burn Notice', 'Ridiculousness', 'Sullivan & Son' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  9. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (August 30, 2013). "Thursday Cable Ratings: College Football Wins Night + 'Pawn Stars', 'Project Runway', 'Hatfields & McCoys: White Lightning' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  10. ^ Bibel, Sara (September 6, 2013). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Burn Notice' Wins Night, 'Project Runway', 'Graceland', 'Ridiculousness', 'Pawn Stars', 'Anger Management' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  11. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (September 13, 2013). "Thursday Cable Ratings 'Thursday Night Football' Wins Night 'Burn Notice' Finale, 'Project Runway', 'Pawn Stars', 'Graceland' & More". TV by the Numbers.