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24’s Tenth Anniversary

Today marks 24‘s tenth anniversary – the show premiered on November 6, 2001 to critical acclaim. Although the ratings weren’t great at first, FOX believed in the show and stuck with it. They aired the seventh episode of the series several days early at 3:00 AM just so it would meet the deadline to be… View Article

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24 in the top 10 Tivo’ed shows

Tivo has released data on the top 10 most DVR’ed shows since they started compiling data in October 2007. 24 has made the list at number seven. And when you take into account that the show was off the air for a whole year due to the writers strike which delayed Season 7, that’s pretty… View Article

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NCIS: LA Season 3 Premiere plays out in real-time

Although 24 may be over, it seems like other television dramas will be making use of the real-time gimmick. The NCIS: Los Angeles Season 3 premiere titled “Lange, H.” will play out in real time, 24-style, according to a tweet from TV Line’s Matt Mitovich. NCIS: LA season 3 is currently scheduled to premiere September… View Article

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24: A Timeless Legacy

One year ago today, the 24 series finale aired on FOX. Rather than writing a long post praising the show, I assume everyone here is already aware of the awesomeness that is 24. So instead, I’ll post some videos for you to watch including this great documentary that you most likely haven’t seen before: Here’s… View Article

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Japanese broadcasters ban 24 Season 8

Japanese broadcasters won’t show the final season of Fox’s “24,” as planned — because its storyline involves radiation poisoning. Executives at TV Tokyo say they’re sensitive to the storyline in light of the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami in Northern Japan on March 11 — which severely damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant, unleashing… View Article

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24 Seasons 1-7 expiring on Netflix April 1st

Update: Netflix has signed a new multi-year deal with FOX, so 24 is back on the service. More details here. According to Instant Watcher which uses the Netflix API, the first seven seasons of 24 are being pulled from the service on April 1st (exactly one year after they were added). If you were planning… View Article

Howard Gordon Glenn Beck Interview

Glenn Beck interviews Howard Gordon

This is actually a pretty candid interview where Howard Gordon gets grilled about the “political correctness” of the 24 in recent years with the numerous “Go Green” PSA’s in Season 7 (which he says was a Rupert Murdoch mandate) and the Season 4 pro-Muslim PSA’s with Kiefer Sutherland. Skip to 4:55 if you want to… View Article

No 24 Blooper Reel Explanation

Reason for no ’24’ blooper reel

After being asked by fans on Twitter, Howard Gordon took to his other Twitter account, @24Season8 (shh… I think it’s supposed to be a secret) to explain why bloopers weren’t included on the DVD. The answer is pretty insulting in my opinion.

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’24’ the 7th Most Pirated TV Show of 2010

24 came in seventh place on TorrentFreak’s Top 10 Most Pirated TV-Shows of 2010 with an estimated 2,240,000 downloads from BitTorrent. Other TV series making the top ten list include Lost, Dexter, House, True Blood, Glee, The Big Bang Theory, Heroes, How I Met Your Mother, and Family Guy. TorrentFreak notes that the percentage of… View Article