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2010-12-07 17:39:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Coon, Victor Lopez and Farris Hodo beat out 100 other hopefuls to win the "24" Marathon Challenge, a contest to see who could watch continuous episodes of the award-wining television series "24" starring Kiefer Sutherland the longest to set a new Guinness World Records achievement. The marathon, sponsored by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to celebrate the release of "24" The Complete Series DVD box set, saw 100 contestants enter...

2010-05-03 12:13:00

ATLANTA, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based SecureWorks®, Inc., a leading global provider of security services protecting 2,800 clients worldwide, announced today that Colonel Barry R. Hensley, the former Director of the Army's Global Network Operations and Security Center (AGNOSC), has joined the company as Vice President of SecureWorks' Counter Threat Unit(SM) (CTU(SM)). The SecureWorks CTU is comprised of a team of top security experts who identify and analyze...

2010-01-13 14:00:00

BOSTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- KIEFER SUTHERLAND: Living Dangerously (Transit Publishing; $25.00; January 11, 2010) by celebrity biographer CHRISTOPHER HEARD is an in-depth portrait of Kiefer Sutherland, the man and the actor. The book details how Sutherland's personality and life experiences have added up to make him the perfect Jack Bauer, a man of extremes, on the long-running action-drama-espionage TV series 24. This brand-new biography follows Sutherland from the highs of his major...

2009-09-04 21:05:48

Cleveland center fielder Grady Sizemore needs surgeries on his left elbow and left side and will not play again this season. The team said Friday the elbow surgery will be an arthroscopic procedure designed to eliminate his constant pain and the second is for an unstable abdominal wall. The elbow surgery will be performed next week at Cleveland Clinic by Dr. Mark Schickendantz, the team's medical director. Sizemore, 27, went to the disabled list for the first time in his career with the elbow...

2009-05-30 13:59:33

Actor Mykelti Williamson has reportedly signed on to play an anti-terrorism official in the eighth season of the hit U.S. TV series 24. The Hollywood Reporter reported Friday the actor, who played Private Benjamin Buford Bubba Blue in Forest Gump, will portray the head of the New York branch of the Counter Terrorist Unit. The addition of Williamson to the 24 cast comes as the Fox series is retooling its cast for the upcoming season. Other new cast additions include Freddie Prinze Jr., John...

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2009-05-28 10:32:42

U.S. actor Freddie Prinze Jr. has joined the cast of 24 for the popular TV drama's eighth season, entertainment industry sources told The Hollywood Reporter. Prinze reportedly will play Davis Cole, a U.S. Marine who wants to follow in the footsteps of the show's hero, Jack Bauer, who is played by Kiefer Sutherland. Other additions to the show in the upcoming season include actors Anil Kapoor, Chris Diamantopoulos and John Boyd. Shooting on the new season began this week, The Hollywood...

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2009-05-11 17:35:00

Kiefer Sutherland's attorney says the actor was not an instigator or a wrongdoer in a recent alleged altercation in New York in which he faces charges. The 24 star was charged last week with misdemeanor assault after Proenza Schouler co-designer Jack McCollough reportedly accused Sutherland of head-butting him at a Manhattan nightclub after the pair exchanged words May 4. We are troubled by the untruthful and self-serving information circulating regarding Kiefer Sutherland and events of last...

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2009-05-07 14:20:40

Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland is expected to turn himself in to New York City prosecutors in connection with an alleged altercation in Manhattan. Police told New York 1 that fashion designer Jack McCollough has accused Sutherland, the star of the popular TV series 24, of heat-butting him after a verbal altercation. The incident allegedly happened early Tuesday morning in a Manhattan nightclub. New York 1 reported on its Web site that Sutherland is expected to be charged with third-degree...

2009-01-26 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia S. Bauer, who served as CEO and Secretary of the New Jersey Commerce, Economic Growth and Tourism Commission, and is a Commissioner of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has been named Senior Vice President at Covenant House, the nation's largest privately funded nonprofit agency in North and Central America helping homeless youth. A widely respected advocate for children and families, Ms. Bauer first gained national prominence as an...

2009-01-11 11:38:10

Howard Gordon, executive producer of the popular U.S. TV series 24, says the show could be off the air after two more seasons. Gordon said the seventh season of 24 that kicks off Sunday has been the most difficult to make, leading to speculation that the Fox series may call it quits after an anticipated eighth season, Newsday reported. I take it one hour at a time. The important thing is to find the right end to the show. Kiefer feels this way (too) and it's entirely possible the eighth year...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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