Active Shooter: America Under Fire

Fridays, 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

60 minutes

Active Shooter: America Under Fire delivers an in-depth exploration of mass shootings and their devastating consequences. From the first-hand perspective of survivors, families of the victims, witnesses and heroic first responders, the series goes beyond the sensationalistic coverage of these nightmarish moments to offer a comprehensive report on these tragic events. Each of the eight episodes of Active Shooter: America Under Fire focuses on one of the numerous active shooter incidents that have occurred in the United States, to provide a thoughtful and comprehensive examination of one of the most important issues of our time. Making a careful study of the attacks at Aurora, San Bernardino, Charleston, the Washington D.C. Navy Yard, Santa Monica, Oak Creek, Orlando and the incident that proved a fundamental turning point for the country, Columbine, Active Shooter: America Under Fire analyzes the full arc of each incident - emotional as well as procedural. Even when there is no doubt about the guilt or cruelty of the shooter, identifying the root cause of mass shootings remains profoundly challenging. From the precipitating factors for each event to the heroic bravery and compassion of the first responders as they come upon the scene - and the ongoing impact on survivors, their families and communities.

Fridays, 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

60 minutes

Active Shooter: America Under Fire delivers an in-depth exploration of mass shootings and their devastating consequences. From the first-hand perspective of survivors, families of the victims, witnesses and heroic first responders, the series goes beyond the sensationalistic coverage of these nightmarish moments to offer a comprehensive report on these tragic events. Each of the eight episodes of Active Shooter: America Under Fire focuses on one of the numerous active shooter incidents that have occurred in the United States, to provide a thoughtful and comprehensive examination of one of the most important issues of our time. Making a careful study of the attacks at Aurora, San Bernardino, Charleston, the Washington D.C. Navy Yard, Santa Monica, Oak Creek, Orlando and the incident that proved a fundamental turning point for the country, Columbine, Active Shooter: America Under Fire analyzes the full arc of each incident - emotional as well as procedural. Even when there is no doubt about the guilt or cruelty of the shooter, identifying the root cause of mass shootings remains profoundly challenging. From the precipitating factors for each event to the heroic bravery and compassion of the first responders as they come upon the scene - and the ongoing impact on survivors, their families and communities.

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Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 8 - Columbine, Colorado

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s1e8 Columbine, Colorado
November 17, 2017
An exploration of the 1999 attack at a high school in Littleton, Colo., and the myths that may have inspired the active shooter phenomenon.
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Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 1 - Aurora, Colorado

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s1e1 Aurora, Colorado
September 29, 2017
Survivors and first responders recount the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo.; a grieving family challenges the media.
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Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 1 - Aurora, Colorado
s1e1 Aurora, Colorado
September 29, 2017
September 29, 2017
Aurora, Colorado
Series Premiere
Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 4 - Washington, D.C.
s1e4 Washington, D.C.
October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017
Washington, D.C.
Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 5 - Orlando, Florida
s1e5 Orlando, Florida
October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017
Orlando, Florida
Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 6 - Santa Monica, California
s1e6 Santa Monica, California
November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017
Santa Monica, California
Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 7 - Oak Creek, Wisconsin
s1e7 Oak Creek, Wisconsin
November 10, 2017
November 10, 2017
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Watch Active Shooter: America Under Fire Season 1 Episode 8 - Columbine, Colorado
s1e8 Columbine, Colorado
November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017
Columbine, Colorado
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