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The Undercovers

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They are Federal Law Enforcement’s greatest allies in the war on drugs, terrorism, organized gangs, and arms dealing. Their life and work includes some of the most unbelievable, adventurous, shockingly, violent, and harrowing stories imaginable. They are The Undercovers, a new podcast thriller hosted by Ed O’Neill (Modern Family). Season 1 tells the remarkable story of DEA agent Edward Follis, the primary undercover agent for the operation that took down Taliban/Al-Qaeda financial patron and global drug trafficking kingpin Haji Juma Khan, a confederate of Osama Bin Laden. From the streets of LA to the jungles of Thailand, from the ruthless drug wars at the U.S./Mexican border to the perilous no-man’s lands of Afghanistan, Follis was at the front lines of the battles against narco-terrorism and organized crime.Written by Mark Ramsey and Edward Follis. Produced by P.G. Cuschieri and Mark Ramsey Media. Executive Produced by Christopher Lloyd (Modern Family), Paul Anderson and Nick Panella (Workhouse Media), and Shane Powers. Sound design by Jeff Schmidt. Music consulting composer Christine Wu. The Undercovers is a Global original podcast.

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They are Federal Law Enforcement’s greatest allies in the war on drugs, terrorism, organized gangs, and arms dealing. Their life and work includes some of the most unbelievable, adventurous, shockingly, violent, and harrowing stories imaginable. They are The Undercovers, a new podcast thriller hosted by Ed O’Neill (Modern Family). Season 1 tells the remarkable story of DEA agent Edward Follis, the primary undercover agent for the operation that took down Taliban/Al-Qaeda financial patron and global drug trafficking kingpin Haji Juma Khan, a confederate of Osama Bin Laden. From the streets of LA to the jungles of Thailand, from the ruthless drug wars at the U.S./Mexican border to the perilous no-man’s lands of Afghanistan, Follis was at the front lines of the battles against narco-terrorism and organized crime.Written by Mark Ramsey and Edward Follis. Produced by P.G. Cuschieri and Mark Ramsey Media. Executive Produced by Christopher Lloyd (Modern Family), Paul Anderson and Nick Panella (Workhouse Media), and Shane Powers. Sound design by Jeff Schmidt. Music consulting composer Christine Wu. The Undercovers is a Global original podcast.

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Great story!

By djconman - Jan 27 2020
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What a fantastic story and I could listen to Ed O,Neil all day. Great voice!

SEASON 2! SEASON 2!

By This_ismeh - Jan 07 2020
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Hurrrrrrrry up and make season 2, Ed! The anticipation is killing me.

iTunes Ratings

774 Ratings
Average Ratings
609
66
34
30
35

Great story!

By djconman - Jan 27 2020
Read more
What a fantastic story and I could listen to Ed O,Neil all day. Great voice!

SEASON 2! SEASON 2!

By This_ismeh - Jan 07 2020
Read more
Hurrrrrrrry up and make season 2, Ed! The anticipation is killing me.
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The Undercovers

Latest release on Nov 26, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: E1: The Most Potent Heroin on the Planet

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A bust goes deadly wrong in Pasadena. In its wake, we meet Eddie Follis who has worked his entire life to become a special agent for the DEA. He learns the ropes from the best in the business and comes face to face with an agent of the most powerful illegal drug merchant on Earth. This is how fast it can go bad.

Oct 08 2019

24mins

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Rank #2: E3: No Hunting Like the Hunting of Men

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After a near brush with death and a brief stop in Honolulu’s field office, Eddie is assigned to work in the epicenter of the world’s heroin trafficking, The Golden Triangle. There he takes on an untouchable new foe, the largest exporter of heroin in the region – but first Eddie has to break into the target’s house and dodge a pack of mangy, angry dogs. Can he bring down the opium warlord nicknamed “The Prince of Death”?

Oct 15 2019

25mins

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Rank #3: E4: The Lord of the Skies

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Reassigned to Juarez, Mexico, Eddie hunts down Amado Carrillo-Fuentes, the “Lord of the Skies.” One death is faked, but another is all too real. And during multiple clashes along the border, Eddie has a brush with another future kingpin, a young cartel member named Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, also known as “El Chapo.”

Oct 22 2019

25mins

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Rank #4: E9: BONUS EPISODE – Ed O’Neill interviews the talented cast and one of the creators of “The Undercovers”

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Ed O’Neill interviews Mark Ramsey, one of the creator/producers of “The Undercovers,” as well as meeting the Hollywood actors behind the voices: Sam Daly, Eric Etebari, and Sam Fusaro.

Nov 26 2019

14mins

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Rank #5: E8: BONUS EPISODE – Ed O’Neill interviews undercover agents Hector Berrellez, Billy Queen, Paul Lipscomb, and Joe Pistone

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Ed O’Neill shares the studio with three additional undercover agents, whose stories will be the subject of future seasons: Hector Berrellez, Billy Queen and Paul Lipscomb. Ed also receives a special call from the godfather of all undercovers, the man best known as the real-life “Donnie Brasco,” Joe Pistone.

Nov 19 2019

29mins

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