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 originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (3 unaired) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Release
Original networkUPN
Original releaseOctober 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 byOriginal air dateProd.
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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