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Sleeper Cell

Genres: Drama
Broadcast on: M-Net, Mzansi Magic, actionX, M-Net Edge

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Showtime 04 Dec 2005 18 Dec 2005 Sunday - Wednesday, 22h00 10
M-Net 08 Jul 2007 16 Sep 2007 Sundays, 21h50 - 22h50 10
actionX 07 Sep 2007 09 Nov 2007 Fridays, 20h00 - 21h00 10
Mzansi Magic 16 May 2011 18 Jul 2011 Mondays, 21h30 - 22h30 10
M-Net Edge 17 Jan 2017 14 Feb 2017 Tuesdays, 22h00 (double bill) 10


Season 1

Sleeper Cell is an American television drama series created by Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris about an African-American undercover FBI agent who is seduced into joining an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States by the cell's ruthless leader, with the aim of stopping an attack on American soil.

The series stars Michael Ealy as an African-American undercover FBI agent who is seduced into joining an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States by the cell's ruthless leader, played by Oded Fehr.

Darwyn Al-Sayeed, a 30-year-old African-American undercover FBI agent who is also a practicing Muslim, is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell that is planning an attack in Los Angeles.

The cell is run by a Muslim extremist named Faris al-Farik (Fehr). Darwyn is supervised by FBI senior agent Ray Fuller (James LeGros), also a close friend who worries for Darwyn's safety.

The explosive Sleeper Cell takes viewers underneath the veil of a sleeper terrorist cell and follows the harrowing challenges faced by an agent determined to uncover its dark, twisted intentions.

Sleeper Cell folds current events and pertinent political developments into its storylines as it explores the personal and professional side of committed agents combating the greatest and most concealed threat in America's history.

Viewers are taken behind the veil of a terrorist group and track the harrowing challenges faced by an agent determined to learn its secrets.

Broadcast Notes

Season 1 originally aired on M-Net from 8 July to 16 September, 2007, on Sundays after the 8pm movie. New episodes broadcast weekly, although the finale was delayed by a week due to coverage of the Springboks arriving in France ahead of the Rugby World Cup.


Season 1 Cast

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Darwyn Al-Sayeed

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Farik

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Ilija Korjenic

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Christian Aumont

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Thomas 'Tommy' Emerson

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Gayle Bishop

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Car Salesman

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Carli

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Cornrow

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David

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Frat Boy

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Jail Librarian

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Khashul

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LAPD Detective Walt Moss

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LAPD Officer - Bill

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Lynn Ellen Emerson

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SAC Edgar Diaz

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Special Agent Alim Saleh

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Special Agent Patrice Serxner

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Special Agent Ray Fuller

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Teen #1

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Teen #2

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The Scholar/Zayd Abdal Malik


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