Murder Live!

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Murder Live!
Murder Live.jpg
Promotional poster
Written byPeter Horton
Chris Bertolet
Directed byRoger Spottiswoode
StarringMarg Helgenberger
David Morse
Teri Garr
Peter Horton
Music byGary Chang
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Karen Moore
Randy Sutter
CinematographyJeffrey Jur
Editor(s)Dominique Fortin
Running time96 minutes
DistributorNBC Studios
Original release9 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]



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