Level 9 (TV series)

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Level 9
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Level 9 Cast
Created by
Starring
Composer(s) Brian Tyler
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (3 unaired) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Release
Original network UPN
Original release October 27, 2000 (2000-10-27) – January 26, 2001 (2001-01-26)

Level 9 is an American science-fiction drama that was broadcast on UPN from October 27, 2000 until January 26, 2001.

Plot[edit]

The series revolved around a secret agency within the government, staffed by government agents, tech-savvy geeks, and former criminal hackers, which is tasked with solving or preventing cyber crimes.

Cast[edit]

  • Fabrizio Filippo as Roland Travis, a former criminal hacker given a choice between prison and joining Level 9.
  • Kate Hodge as Annie Price, the Level 9 team leader and a former FBI agent.
  • Michael Joseph Kelly as Wilbert "Tibbs" Thibodeaux
  • Romany Malco as Jerry Hooten, formerly with the United States Postal Inspection Service.
  • Max Martini as Jack Wiley, an agent with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), a former army ranger who studied cyber-ops before joining the team in the second episode.
  • Kim Murphy as Margaret "Sosh" Perkins, born June 9, 1972, she was an internet model before she got into anti-cyber-crime.
  • Susie Park as Joss Nakano
  • Esteban Powell as Jargon, a few years ago he quit his high-school hacking club when they started getting into criminal hacking.
  • Tim Guinee as Det. John Burrows, he works closely with Level 9 in first episode, but did not return. (Max Martini's character filling the same general role)
  • Willie Garson as Bones, an expert on internet privacy and "big brother" who helps the team in the first two episodes.
  • Miguel Sandoval as Santoro Goff, the agency director in Washington D.C. with oversight of Level 9.

Production[edit]

Thirteen episodes were produced, ten of which were aired on UPN, before the program was canceled in January 2001 due to low ratings.[citation needed]

Episodes[edit]

No.Title [1]Directed by Original air date Prod.
code [1]
1"Mail Call"Robert HarmonOctober 27, 2000 (2000-10-27)001
2"DefCon"John Sacret YoungNovember 3, 2000 (2000-11-03)002
3"Through the Looking Glass"Vincent MisianoNovember 10, 2000 (2000-11-10)005
4"Reboot"Vincent MisianoNovember 17, 2000 (2000-11-17)003
5"Digital Babylon"Aaron LipstadtNovember 24, 2000 (2000-11-24)008
6"Ten Little Hackers"Aaron LipstadtDecember 1, 2000 (2000-12-01)004
7"A Price to Pay"Jeffrey ReinerDecember 8, 2000 (2000-12-08)006
8"Eat Flaming Death"Norberto BarbaDecember 15, 2000 (2000-12-15)007
9"Wetware"Goran GajicJanuary 19, 2001 (2001-01-19)009
10"Avatar"Whitney RansickJanuary 26, 2001 (2001-01-26)010
11"Goff Goes Home"
"It's Magic"
TBAUnaired011
12"The Programmer"TBAUnaired012
13"Mob.com"TBAUnaired013

Broadcast and syndication[edit]

In August 2006, the Sci-Fi Channel acquired rerun rights to the series which was added to their schedule in June 2007. Sci-Fi aired the episodes never shown by UPN in February 2008.[citation needed]

DVD release[edit]

On May 11, 2018, Visual Entertainment released Level 9- The Complete Series on DVD in Region 1 for the very first time.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "Level 9"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-11-06. 
  2. ^ Level 9 - TV Series

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