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Midnight Caller


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Late night San Francisco.
Tune in the radio - it's time for the Nighthawk to fly the airwaves ... The first show in a stylish new
American drama series. Starring
Conversations with an Assassin
Jack Killian had a reputation as a brilliant dedicated cop whose quickfire conversation earned him the name 'The Mouth'. That was until one tragic mistake plunged him into a deep depression and moody silence. Six months later, unwilling to return to the job, Killian is approached by Devon King, owner of KJCM Radio, with a startling proposal: for him to become a late night talk show host, speaking to midnight callers about their fears and anxieties. Killian's style is extraordinary, but his new career is unlikely to keep him behind the microphone - as a disturbed young woman who walks a fine line between love and death is about to prove....


Unknown: Jack Killian
Written By: Richard Dilello
Directed By: Thomas Carter
Jack Killian: Gary Cole
Devon King: Wendy Kilbourne
Lt Carl Zymak: Arthur Taxier
Billy Po: Dennis Dun
Angel: Jenny Wright
Tina: Kay Lenz

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