The BEST episodes of Active Shooter: America Under Fire

Every episode of Active Shooter: America Under Fire ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Active Shooter: America Under Fire!

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.

Last Updated: 11/30/2023Network: ShowtimeStatus: Ended
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
43 votes

#1 - Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/10/2017

A white supremacist's deadly attack on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and the heroic response by local police, transforms a community.

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Santa Monica, California
55 votes

#2 - Santa Monica, California

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/2017

A shooter's violent path through Santa Monica, California leads to a deadly confrontation on a college campus. An examination of the shooter's mental health.

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Orlando, Florida
70 votes

#3 - Orlando, Florida

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/27/2017

Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida is attacked by a shooter who kills 49 people, leaving an entire community devastated and traumatized by the loss.

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San Bernardino, California
105 votes

#4 - San Bernardino, California

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/6/2017

The 2015 shooting in San Bernardino, California brings out a massive response from law enforcement. A shocked community responds to homegrown terrorism.

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Aurora, Colorado
126 votes

#5 - Aurora, Colorado

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/29/2017

Survivors and first responders recount the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. A grieving family challenges the media.

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Charleston, South Carolina
79 votes

#6 - Charleston, South Carolina

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/13/2017

The city of Charleston, South Carolina is ripped apart by a shooting at a historic church. In the aftermath, the community is divided by the idea of forgiveness.

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Washington, D.C.
57 votes

#7 - Washington, D.C.

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/20/2017

Stories of loss and heroism during the 2013 shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The shooter's sister recounts her brother's descent into violence.

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Columbine, Colorado
50 votes

#8 - Columbine, Colorado

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/17/2017

An exploration of the 1999 attack at a high school in Littleton, Colorado and the myths that may have inspired the active shooter phenomenon. Documentary series finale.

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