Air America (TV series)

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Air America
Genre Action/Adventure
Created by Philip DeGuere
Starring Lorenzo Lamas
Scott Plank
Diana Barton
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26 (4 unaired)
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Pearson Television
The Fremantle Corporation
Release
Original network Syndication
Original release October 3, 1998 – May 22, 1999

Air America is an American action/adventure television series starring Lorenzo Lamas, and premiering on October 3, 1998.[1][2] The series is not based on the 1990 film Air America.[2]

Plot[edit]

The series concerns two undercover secret agents, Rio and Wiley, who assume a new role for the State Department as pilots who work for the Latin America airline Air America. They receive direct orders from the State Department to do various missions such as protecting witnesses, investigating international crime, and rescuing those in need.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Lost City" TBA TBA October 3, 1998 (1998-10-03)
2 "Hostage City" TBA TBA October 10, 1998 (1998-10-10)
3 "Crosshairs" TBA TBA October 17, 1998 (1998-10-17)
4 "Abduction" TBA TBA October 24, 1998 (1998-10-24)
5 "Seller's Market" TBA TBA October 31, 1998 (1998-10-31)
6 "Rebound" TBA TBA November 7, 1998 (1998-11-07)
7 "The Hit" TBA TBA November 14, 1998 (1998-11-14)
8 "High Noon in Costa Perdida" TBA TBA November 21, 1998 (1998-11-21)
9 "Till Death" TBA TBA November 28, 1998 (1998-11-28)
10 "Fever" TBA TBA December 5, 1998 (1998-12-05)
11 "The Witness" TBA TBA January 16, 1999 (1999-01-16)
12 "Old Gold" TBA TBA January 23, 1999 (1999-01-23)
13 "Fear of Flying" TBA TBA January 30, 1999 (1999-01-30)
14 "Engraved Danger" TBA TBA February 6, 1999 (1999-02-06)
15 "Catch-23" TBA TBA February 13, 1999 (1999-02-13)
16 "Eye of the Storm" TBA TBA February 20, 1999 (1999-02-20)
17 "The Court Martial of Rio Arnett" TBA TBA February 27, 1999 (1999-02-27)
18 "The Rescue" TBA TBA March 27, 1999 (1999-03-27)
19 "Blown Away" TBA TBA May 1, 1999 (1999-05-01)
20 "Heartbreak Hotel" TBA TBA May 8, 1999 (1999-05-08)
21 "Red Sub" TBA TBA May 15, 1999 (1999-05-15)
22 "American Gulag" TBA TBA May 22, 1999 (1999-05-22)
23 "Betryal" TBA TBA UNAIRED
24 "Safe Passage" TBA TBA UNAIRED
25 "The Cure" TBA TBA UNAIRED
26 "The Miracle" TBA TBA UNAIRED

DVD release[edit]

On June 6, 2006, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment released Air America: The Complete Series on DVD in Region 1.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brownfield, Paul (October 24, 1998). "First-Run Syndicated Series Are Flexing Their Muscles". Los Angeles Times. p. F-2. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  2. ^ a b Snow, Shauna (September 8, 1998). "Morning Report". Los Angeles Times. p. F-2. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  3. ^ Movie's Spin-Off Series w/Lorenzo Lamas Comes To 6-DVD Set

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