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The Looming Tower

Season 1
(152)8.02018Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions

The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, and takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

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1. Now It Begins.

The chief of the FBI's counter-terrorism unit, John O'Neill, invites rookie Muslim-American agent, Ali Soufan, onto his squad. Fighting to get information from the CIA, they soon realize their work is just beginning as two American embassies are bombed.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 50 minutes Release date: 28 February 2018
2. Losing My Religion

Following the simultaneous embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, the FBI begins its investigation on the ground while the CIA starts working on a retaliation plan.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 50 minutes Release date: 28 February 2018
3. Mistakes Were Made

The FBI finds one of the surviving terrorists and discovers a game changing lead in Nairobi, while the CIAâ€TMs retaliation plan is approved.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: 28 February 2018
4. Mercury

Continuing to keep information from the FBI, Schmidt is fired from Alec Station. Diane makes an important discovery about the owner of the phone number Owhali gave Chesney. O'Neill searches for solace in his faith as his personal and professional lives crumble before him.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: 7 March 2018
5. Y2K

The CIA and FBI are on high alert as threats surrounding the new millennium abound. O'Neill and Soufan raid an AQ cell in Brooklyn. The CIA continues to hide vital information from the FBI while they track suspicious individuals entering the U.S.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 46 minutes Release date: 14 March 2018
6. Boys At War

Vince continues asking for permission to share Mihdhar's visa with the FBI. O'Neill loses his briefcase and an investigation into his handling of classified materials begins. A boy, radicalized after the CIA's retaliation attack killed his friend, travels to Yemen to start his own martyrdom journey.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: 21 March 2018
7. The General

O'Neill and Soufan travel to Yemen to begin the investigation into the bombing of the U.S.S. Cole. The FBI becomes aware of a meeting in Malaysia and of Khallad, without knowing the CIA has been aware of both of those things for months.

Suitable for ages 12 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 50 minutes Release date: 28 March 2018
8. A Very Special Relationship

Everyone adjusts to a new president and, with it, a shift in threat priority. Soufan learns of the importance of UBL's bodyguard and is refused access to him. O'Neill is denied re-entry into Yemen and forced to resign. The terrorists in the US, Hazmi, Mihdhar and Atta, are lost by their U.S. handler.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: 4 April 2018
9. Tuesday

The CIA becomes aware that Hazmi and Mihdhar are gone and must relay that to the FBI. O'Neill accepts a job as head of security at the World Trade Center. Soufan is sent back to Yemen. Hazmi, Mihdhar and Atta head to Vegas for a final indulgence.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: 11 April 2018
10. 11-Sep

September 11, 2001 and no one can get a hold of O'Neill. Soufan's evacuation from Yemen stops short as the CIA Station Chief gives him all the answers he has been asking from the CIA for months. Schmidt is reinstated into Alec Station. Soufan finally interrogates Abu Jandal.

Suitable for ages 12 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: 18 April 2018
Bonus: Season 1 Trailer

The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, and takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq. Watch the trailer now.

Language: English Release date: 21 February 2018

Cast and Crew

Jeff Daniels

Tahar Rahim

Wrenn Schmidt


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