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2014-05-16 16:23:43

NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The groundbreaking television phenomenon "24" returned May 5, 2014 for a twelve episode arc, and Tor/Forge Books, in conjunction with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, will release 24: Deadline on August 5, 2014 to answer the question of what happened to CTU agent Jack Bauer between the thrilling final moments of the last season and his heroic return this Spring. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88456 Receiving 73 Emmy Award...

2010-05-03 11:25:00

LOS ANGELES, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take it from Jack Bauer, the antiterrorist super-agent from "24": accountability is a fundamental principle of democracy that should not be compromised, contends journalist Martin Berg on WheresOurMoney.org. In the most recent episode of the popular TV show, an uncompromising Bauer decides that the principle of accountability is stronger than his ingrained loyalty to the president of the United States. "Accountability, Bauer says, is so...

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...

2009-01-11 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...

2008-10-10 18:00:22

By Alison Jones There is no question that Kiefer Sutherland can play 'hard'. Think back to his early teen roles when he was a genuine unsettling presence as the leader of the gang threatening River Phoenix and his friends in Stand by Me, or the vampire who took his style cues from Billy Idol in The Lost Boys. More recently, he has single-handedly averted nuclear wars with his hardness as Jack Bauer in 24. But when it comes to watching horror films the actor admits he is not so tough....

2008-07-15 06:00:00

Admired, lionized, and copied since it bowed in the immediate aftermath of Sept. 11, "24" was attacked, belittled, and -- worst -- nearly dismissed by fans and critics last season. So what'll one of television's truly groundbreaking series do for an encore this fall? In a word, change. Show-runner Howard Gordon yesterday outlined a strategy at the TV press tour in Beverly Hills that he says will bring the show back to pop culture's center stage and answer critics, notably some in the...

2006-08-27 22:50:18

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kiefer Sutherland won the Emmy Award as best actor in a drama series on Sunday for his role as never-say-die government agent Jack Bauer on the Fox network's hit espionage thriller "24." Sutherland, son of actor Donald Sutherland, had been nominated for five straight years for the same role but this marked his first triumph in competition for U.S. television's top honor.

2005-08-26 08:13:16

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sean Astin, who starred in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, is joining the cast of Fox's real-time drama "24," which will again kick off its season with four episodes screening on two consecutive nights. Astin will portray a new addition to the Counter Terrorist Unit in the drama series, which stars Kiefer Sutherland as agent Jack Bauer. The fifth season will premiere with two episodes from 8-10 p.m. January 8, followed by two...


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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