Joel Surnow

Joel Surnow is the co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the 24 series. He served as showrunner from Seasons 1-4 before leaving the show during the seventh season.

Jennifer Aniston

’24’ Producers Turn Down Jennifer Aniston, Ben Stiller

Jennifer Aniston has been snubbed in her bid to land a guest spot on her favorite TV drama 24. The star reportedly put her name forward for a part in the show but producers turned her down flat – because she’s “too recognizable.” Executive producer Joel Surnow says, “You can’t put those people on (the… View Article

Jon Cassar, Kim Raver, and Kiefer Sutherland at the 24 Season 5 DVD Launch Party

24 cast show up to season 5 DVD launch party

LOS ANGELES — At a 24 party, the dead are among the living. At Monday’s launch of the Fox thriller’s Season 5 DVD (Fox Home Entertainment, $59.98), held at Hollywood nightspot Les Deux, more than a few of the actors present represented characters who have succumbed during the five-year run of the high-octane, high-casualty series…. View Article

Final 24 Season 5 DVD cover art

24 Season 5 DVD Audio Commentaries

Here are all twelve audio commentaries from the 24 Season 5 DVD. 24 Season 5 Episode 1 commentary by director Jon Cassar and writer Howard Gordon: 24 Season 5 Episode 1 commentary by director Jon Cassar and Kiefer Sutherland (Jack Bauer): 24 Season 5 Episode 4 commentary by writers Joel Surnow and Michael Loceff: 24… View Article

Editing Process of 24

The Editing Process of 24

Here’s video of “24” Behind the Scenes – The Editing Process DVD. The crew behind 24 explain the editing process of the series in great detail. Some of the cast members interviewed include Kiefer Sutherland, Elisha Cuthbert, Reiko Aylesworth, James Badge Dale, and Carlos Bernard.

Kiefer Sutherland winner of two Emmy awards

24 Wins at 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – Photos

Here are some HQ photos of the cast of “24” accepting the award for Outstanding Drama Series onstage at the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Kiefer Sutherland also won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Congrats!

Gregory Itzin - Cast of "24" Discuss Fact Vs. Fiction In War On Terror

Cast of “24” Discuss Fact Vs. Fiction In War On Terror

Here are some high quality images from a panel discussion “’24’ and America’s Image in Fighting Terrorism: Fact, Fiction, or Does It Matter?” held on June 23, 2006 in Washington, DC. Gregory Itzin, Carlos Bernard, and Mary Lynn Rajskub were the cast members in attendance along with 24 co-creator Joel Surnow, Homeland Security Secretary Michael… View Article

Richard Burgi in 24 Season 1

Richard Burgi was original choice for Jack Bauer

Richard Burgi who had a role in the first fourteen episodes of 24 Season 1 revealed that he was originally cast in the role of Jack Bauer – but the network wanted a well-known actor to have the leading role and they cast Kiefer Sutherland in the part instead. TVGuide.com: Speaking of The Sentinel, you… View Article

Joel Surnow & Robert Cochran discuss 24 behind the scenes details

Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran have a tough time believing that the high-concept, race–against-the-clock Fox drama series they co-created and executive produce, 24, could possibly be reaching its 100-episode milestone on Monday. There was a time, after all, when completing six or 12 installments of a show driven by such a complex formula appeared out… View Article

24 Season 4

24 Season 4 DVD Audio Commentaries

Here are all twelve audio commentaries from the 24 Season 4 DVD. 24 Season 4 Episode 1 commentary by creator and writer Joel Surnow and Mary Lynn Rajskub (Chloe O’Brian): 24 Season 4 Episode 6 Commentary with production designer Joseph Hodges and director Jon Cassar: 24 Season 4 Episode 8 commentary by Peter Lenkov and… View Article

Charlie Rose interviews 24 Season 4 Cast

Charlie Rose interviews 24 Season 4 Cast and Crew

Charlie Rose interviews 24 co-creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and actors Kiefer Sutherland, Carlos Bernard, Kim Raver, and Arnold Vosloo. It’s a lengthy interview at nearly an hour, with lots of good stuff. Enjoy.

24 co-creator Joel Surnow

Joel Surnow promises “provocative ending” for 24 Season 4

Do you have any spoilers on the upcoming two-hour finale of 24? — Victor Ausiello: Executive producer Joel Surnow says not to expect a cliff-hanger like Season 2’s toxic handshake. “But,” he adds, “it’s gonna be a provocative ending.” When I asked him whether there will be a cast purge similar to the one we… View Article

Joel Surnow talks 24 Season 3 DVD

UGO scored an exclusive interview with 24 co-creator Joel Surnow which covers the third season, season 3 DVD, repeats on FX, a possible Donald Sutherland guest spot, 24 Conspiracy, and more. UGO: Hey Joel, what are you up to? JOEL SURNOW: Editing, writing, interviewing, a bunch of stuff. You name it. UGO: What is your… View Article

24 Season 3 Artwork

24 Season 3 DVD Audio Commentaries

Here are all six audio commentaries from the 24 Season 3 DVD. 24 Season 3 Episode 3 commentary by Kiefer Sutherland (Jack Bauer) and writer Howard Gordon: 24 Season 3 Episode 5 commentary by writer Evan Katz and Riley Smith (Kyle Singer): 24 Season 3 Episode 10 commentary by Sarah Clarke (Nina Myers) and writer… View Article

24 Wins 2004 Golden Globe for Best Drama Series

24 Wins Best Drama Series at 61st Golden Globe Awards

24 nabbed another huge award win tonight at the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards – the best television drama series. Watch this video of co-creator Joel Surnow and the 24 cast going on stage and accepting their award. Other series nominated in the category were CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Nip/Tuck, Six Feet Under, and The… View Article