Murder Live!

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Murder Live!
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Promotional poster
Written by Peter Horton
Chris Bertolet
Directed by Roger Spottiswoode
Starring Marg Helgenberger
David Morse
Peter Horton
Music by Gary Chang
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Karen Moore
Randy Sutter
Cinematography Jeffrey Jur
Editor(s) Dominique Fortin
Running time 96 minutes
Distributor NBC Studios
Original release 9 March 1997

Murder Live! is an American television film that first aired on NBC on March 9, 1997. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, the film stars Marg Helgenberger, David Morse and Peter Horton, who also co-write the film.


Pia Postman is the host of a talk show called The Pia Postman Show. On the air, a member of the audience named Frank McGrath takes Pia hostage and tapes over Pia's mouth. Holding Pia responsible for his daughter's suicide after being humiliated on the show, Frank threatens to kill her on the air and also has a bomb strapped to himself if the police ever try to storm the place.[1]



  1. ^ Scanner – A Weekly Guide to TV. page 4.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help);

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