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Jack Bauer Returns In '24: Live Another Day'

January 13th, 2014 5:03pm EST
Jack Bauer Returns In '24: Live Another Day'
Jack Bauer is returning to television after a few years off.

Today FOX revealed details for the limited series 24: Live Another Day, which will follow Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer as he deals with another tense 24 hours.

Also returning to the series are Mary Lynn Rajskub (Chloe), Kim Raver (Audrey) and William Devane (James Heller). Additions to the cast include Chuck star Yvonne Strahovski, Gbenga Akinnagbe, and Judy Davis.

The series was revealed during the Television Critics Association press tour. Despite the recent reveal, the show will premiere this year on May 5th with a two-ho...

The 10th Anniversary Of '24'

November 6th, 2011 3:17pm EST
How time flies: 10 years ago today, 24 premiered on FOX, and television - not to mention pop culture and the world - was never the same.

The action-drama series, created by La Femme Nikita bosses Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as now-famous government agent Jack Bauer, was a groundbreaking piece of entertainment. It introduced the idea of a television series in real time (each episode was an hour in a day) and employed a distinctive visual style that included the widespread use of "boxes" to provide simultaneous glimpses at multiple storylines. In concept ...

Q&A: 'How To Be A Gentleman' Star Mary Lynn Rajskub

August 26th, 2011 8:00am EDT
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Mary Lynn Rajskub has gone from hilarious comedienne to a cult favorite actress. You may have spotted her making people laugh in series like The Larry Sanders Show and Mr. Show. Or you may have seen her helping save the day as computer expert Chloe O'Brian on 24. Now she has a regular role on CBS' new sitcom How To Be A Gentleman. Rajskub plays Janet, the "bossy sister" of struggling advice columnist Andrew (David Hornsby). She dropped by recently to chat about her return to comedy and her long history of making us laugh.

I'm sure everyone says "I loved you on 24," but I'm going to go ...

TV On DVD: 'Royal Pains: Season 2'

June 2nd, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Royal Pains
Universal Studios Home Entertainment recently released the sophomore season of USA's Royal Pains on DVD (just in time for the premiere of season three, of course!) The four-disc set contains all eighteen episodes from season two plus a handful of bonus features. Here's my review.

The Show

I checked out Royal Pains when it first premiered, and it was the first USA original series that didn't catch on with me. It wasn't necessarily bad, but not a strong enough show to grab my attention. Digging into season two, that's still the case. It's not a misfire, just not my cup of tea. (I kn...

CBS Announces New & Returning Shows For 2011-12

May 18th, 2011 11:57am EDT
Blue Bloods
CBS announced today its new 2011-2012 primetime schedule, ordering five new series and making key time-period moves for CSI and The Good Wife to strengthen its already top-rated primetime lineup.

The new series include three new dramas and two new comedies: "Person Of Interest," a crime thriller from renowned executive producer J.J. Abrams starring Jim Caviezel, Emmy Award winner Michael Emerson and Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson; "Unforgettable," starring Dylan Walsh and Poppy Montgomery as a former detective with a rare condition that enables her to remember virtually every det...

Celebs Opt For Short, Strapless Dresses At Creative Arts Emmys (Photos)

August 23rd, 2010 8:19am EDT
Mary Rajskub
Mary Lynn Rajskub ("24"), Melanie Brown ("Dance Your Ass Off") and Kristin Chenoweth ("Pushing Daisies") walked the red carpet at the Creative Arts Emmys looking lovely in similar styled dresses. Mary opted for a pink frock with ruffles, while Kristin wore a dark blue jeweled dress. Mel B was elegant in black.

Betty White picked up her fifth Emmy on Saturday - walking away with a trophy for her work hosting "Saturday Night Live."

Neil Patrick Harris picked up trophies for his work at the 63rd Annual Tony Awards last June, as well as for his guest role on "Glee."

Anne Hathaway's vocal t...

In Case You Missed It: Teen Choice Awards Red Carpet Video, Photos, Winners

August 10th, 2010 10:36am EDT
2010 Teen Choice Awards
Vampires dominated The Teen Choice Awards on Monday night, as the "Twilight" franchise scooped up 12 surf-board shaped trophies and TV drama "The Vampire Dairies" took home seven.

"Twilight" actor Robert Pattinson, country music sensation Taylor Swift, and pop star Justin Bieber each received four awards.

The winners were chosen by more than 85 million online votes.

In total, 105 award winners were announced, spanning movies, television, music, sports and fashion.

Check out Hilary Duff at the award show!

See photos of Megan Fox!

Peruse pics of Nina Dobrev!

In Memory Of '24'

May 25th, 2010 9:55am EDT
24 Series Finale
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to remember ’24,’ the television program which showed us that torture is sometimes necessary, that evil is rarely absolute, and that government agencies are infiltrated with alarming regularity.

To see the program now, it’s hard to imagine that the whole thing started with a gimmick. The initial marketing campaign for ‘24’ focused mainly on one thing: The show would occur in real time. An hour long episode would actually cover one hour of the characters’ lives. Given the subject matter, the possibilities were endless: Terrorist deadlines and ultim...

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: The Gang Gives Frank An Intervention

October 9th, 2009 12:45pm EDT
Against all odds, Sunny managed to get through four whole seasons with no interventions (unless you count Charlie's molestation intervention), but last night it finally happened. The gang intervened all over Frank.

Everyone knew that Frank's behavior had gotten progressively crazier over the years, but when he got drunk (on boxed wine that he brilliantly poured into a soda can for easier drinking) and took the gang to a "party" that actually turned out to be his brother-in-law's funeral, they knew that something had to be done.

Proving that he was even more messed up than the gang or...

'24' Star Mary Lynn Rajskub Had 'Spontaneous' Wedding Last Weekend

August 4th, 2009 8:41am EDT
Mary Lynn Rajskub
24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub added to Saturday's celebrity weddings by exchanging vows with fiance Matthew Rolph in Las Vegas.

The couple married at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, with their one-year-old son Valentine among the intimate wedding party.

Rajskub wore an ivory wedding gown designed by Nicole Miller, according to

She says, "Our wedding was beautiful, spontaneous and intimate... We are so excited to officially be husband and wife."

The newlyweds share a wedding anniversary with Ali Larter and Hayes MacArthur, who wed in Maine; Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Du...

'True Blood' Star Kristin Bauer Weds

August 4th, 2009 8:40am EDT
Kristin Bauer Weds
True Blood star Kristin Bauer married her musician boyfriend in an intimate ceremony in Wisconsin on Saturday.

The actress wore a stunning white plunge-neck dress as she wed South African musician Abri van Straten on her farm surrounded by close friends and family.

Bauer tells, "On the morning of the wedding I woke up to rain but even the weather played along as the relatives arrived. The sky cleared, the sun came out and we had the most perfect wedding. We are very happy."

The newlyweds share an anniversary with three other Hollywood couples who wed on Saturday ...

Katee Sackhoff, Freddie Prinze Jr. & Others Join '24'

June 9th, 2009 1:58pm EDT
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Katee Sackhoff, Freddie Prinze Jr., Mykelti Williamson, John Boyd, Jennifer Westfeldt and Chris Diamantopoulos have joined the cast of 24 for the series' eighth season.

The Emmy Award-winning drama starring Kiefer Sutherland returns for its next astonishing day with a two-night, four-hour premiere beginning Sunday, Jan. 17 (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Season Eight will unfold in New York City amidst the shadows of the Statue of Liberty and the United Nations. In this new day, CTU has been upgraded and is run by MBA-schooled and razor-sharp head honcho Brian Hastings (Williamson)...

'24' Season Seven Comes To DVD & Blu-ray May 19 (Win A Copy!)

May 18th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
Get ready to get addicted again with another heart-pounding, nail-biting thrill ride when 24 Season Seven arrives for the first time ever on high-definition Blu-ray Disc and DVD May 19 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. The countdown starts over as Jack Bauer (Emmy® Award winner Kiefer Sutherland) is thrust back into action in a new city, with a new role and a new enemy to bring down. Set in Washington, D.C., Jack is under investigation for his “high crimes” during his time at CTU as a mysterious new threat is attempting to take the government down. As the race against the clock...

Hollywood Stars To Race For Charity

March 10th, 2009 1:40pm EDT
Hollywood Stars
Actors Keanu Reeves, Luke Wilson and Adrien Brody are getting behind the wheel to compete in the 2009 Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach, California.

The stars will race for charity against celebrities including Mad Men's Jon Hamm, model Tyson Beckford and actresses Raven-Symone and Mary Lynn Rajskub, star of TV series 24, at next month's event.

The winner will land a $15,000 check for their chosen charity.

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Preview '24' Season 7

November 6th, 2008 11:51am EST
24, starring Kiefer Sutherland, will premiere with a special two-night, four-hour event Sunday, Jan. 11 and Monday, Jan. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The series, returning for its seventh season, celebrates its milestone 150th episode during the fourth hour of the not-to-be-missed two-night premiere.

Watch the '24' Season 7 Trailer: (more clips below)

About '24' Season 7:

Making its time period premiere Monday, Jan. 19 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), 24 will unfold without interruption through the season finale in May. Set in Washington, D.C., "Day Seven" opens with...

'24' Star Rajskub Gives Birth

July 29th, 2008 8:57am EDT
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Comedienne and 24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub has given birth to a baby boy, two weeks late. The 37-year-old actress delivered Valentine Anthony - her first child with boyfriend Matthew Rolph, 27 - on Thursday. The tot weighed in at nine pounds and five ounces.

Rajskub jokes about the delay in giving birth, stating, "It was like an episode of 24 with the clock ticking."

Speaking last month, the actress told pregnancy had been "scary and exciting," but she regretted asking friends and family for advice.

She said, "The closer I get to having this child, the more I'm letti...

'24' Gets A Jumpstart On The Clock With Special 2-Hour Prequel

May 15th, 2008 10:29am EDT
Fans have been waiting almost a year for the return of 24, television's most addictive drama. On Sunday, November 23 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the wait will be over as FOX presents a special two-hour prequel event.

Shot on location in South Africa, Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) battles an international crisis, while here at home the nation prepares for a new president on inauguration day. Taking place just a few months before the new day dawns, the prequel will set the stage and raise the stakes for Season Seven.

Celebrating its 150th episode this season, the series has resumed prod...

Notes & Quotes: Apatow Honored, Fergie's Wedding, Jamie Lynn's Due Date & More

April 10th, 2008 8:00pm EDT
"Everyone is starting to ask about the wedding, and it's like, 'Back off, people!' I want to enjoy saying the word 'fiance'." Fergie plays down reports she and boyfriend Josh Duhamel will soon walk down the aisle.

Knocked Up director Judd Apatow will be honored as Comedy Person Of The Year at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada in July.

Johnny Depp has denied a report he's been offered $10 million to become the face of Trojan condoms. His representative says, "There's no truth to this."

24 actress and mother-to-be Mary Lynn Rajskub is filming her everyday...

Actress Mary Lynn Rajskub Is Pregnant

January 31st, 2008 9:29am EST
Mary Lynn Rajskub
24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub is pregnant with her first child. The actress, who plays Chloe in the hit drama series, and boyfriend Matthew Rolph, 27, are expecting the baby at the end of the summer.

Rajskub jokes the pregnancy was a result of the ongoing Hollywood writers' strikes. She tells, "With the strike going on, I had to keep busy! We are thrilled and couldn't be more excited."

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'24' Star Was Mistaken For Prostitute

December 15th, 2007 7:37pm EST
Mary Lynn Rajskub
24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub was once mistaken for a prostitute when she was an out-of-work actress in Los Angeles. The comedienne, who plays Chloe in the hit drama series, had to flee after stumbling into an "audition" with a pimp, by accident.

She explains, "I was wandering aimlessly wearing ratty pajama bottoms, a top, metallic wraparound sunglasses and a dirty lavender backpack. A girl wearing a tank top and short shorts stopped me and asked, `Are you looking for work?' I was, sort of. I had just finished a role in the Kirstie Alley sitcom Veronica's Closet. `Come with me,' said the ...

'24' Star Shocked At Obsessive Fans

October 5th, 2007 3:42pm EDT
24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub is shocked by the commitment of the show's fans - one chose an episode over the birth of his child. The actress, who plays espionage expert Chloe O'Brian, was left stunned when the die hard devotee made his confession to her.

Speaking to promote the U.K. DVD launch of season six, she says, "I'm kind of amazed at how many people come up to me and say stuff. People want to tell you their experience of watching the DVD's - 'I watched it for 48 hours straight... I missed the birth of my second child because I was busy watching it.'

"And I think, that's real...

'24' Star Eager For More Action Roles

October 3rd, 2007 11:54am EDT
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Comedienne Mary Lynn Rajskub loves the stunt work on hit show 24 so much she now wants to reinvent herself as an action star. The actress, who plays espionage expert Chloe O'Brian on the show, was shocked by how much she has enjoyed the physical work on the series.

Speaking to promote the U.K. DVD launch of season six, Rajskub says "It's really fun. It's really cool to see how they do all the action stuff."

Talking about future projects, she adds, "I'd like to be a wacky detective. Or an action star. A funny action star."

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'24' Star Was Sure She'd Be Killed Off

September 26th, 2007 9:18am EDT
Mary Lynn Rajskub
24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub spent her first few months on the long-running drama convinced her character was about to die. The actress, who plays pregnant espionage expert Chloe O'Brian on the show, admits she didn't think her character would be around for very long.

She says, "I thought I'd be fired after four episodes. I spent the first three years being hired for 'OK, two more... three more... four more...' And then, early on, they gave me a baby to put under my desk... I was like, 'Oh, I am so out of here. This character is so gone.' But then it worked."

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'24' Star Thrilled About Becoming A TV Mom

July 19th, 2007 11:17am EDT
Mary Lynn Rajskub
24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub can't wait to play a mother on the hit show - because she thinks a baby will "freak" her character Chloe out. The pregnancy was announced at the end of the most recent season of the fast-paced espionage drama and Rajskub will return as a new mom in the seventh season of the show.

She says, "It's always a dicey thing to throw a baby into the mix... 'What would Chloe be like as a mom?' It could go a number of ways. I want to see her freak out a little bit."

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New Season Of '24' To Feature A Female President?

June 22nd, 2007 9:28am EDT
24 reports that the President on next season's revamped 24 will likely be a woman. Sources confirm that casting could begin any day now. A show rep, however, cautions that, "Nothing about next season has been absolutely decided as of yet."

Coincidentally, "24's" female president would be in office just as Hillary Clinton's bid for the White House kicks into high gear. The show is also adding a female FBI agent to the mix. As previously reported on, "24" — in an effort to reclaim some of the creative and ratings steam it lost last season — is shaking things up in...

Human Giant To Take Over MTV Studios

May 17th, 2007 7:00pm EDT
Human Giant
MTV is planning a 24-hour telethon on both MTV and MTV2. They're putting the fate of the "Human Giant" sketch comedy show right where it belongs: in the hands of the fans. Human Giant needs a million hits on between 12 noon ET on Friday, May 18th and 12 noon ET on Saturday, May 19th – ending with the Human Giant season finale at 11:30 am ET/8:30 pm PT.

To show their support, fans can text, email, send photos, watch videos and pretty much do anything the Human Giant cast demands on -- like showing up in Times Square to deliver a pizza counting for 80 hits.


MTV's New Thursday Block To Premiere April 5

March 22nd, 2007 6:00pm EDT
Nick Cannon
-Sketch Comedy Goes Haywire As MTV & Nick Cannon Team Up On Dynamic New Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz"

MTV has again teamed up with comedic mastermind Nick Cannon for a new project, Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz. The series, created, executive produced and starring Nick Cannon himself offers a fresh new blend of sketch comedy that skewers pop culture with a hip-hop edge. With the help of some of the hottest comedy players, viewers will enjoy topical sketches, dead-on impersonations of beloved celebrities, notables and laugh-out-loud hi-jinx as only Nick and M...

Fascinating Facts

March 13th, 2007 12:00am EDT
Richard Gere
Richard Gere has "the most romantic table" at his favorite New York City restaurant named after him.

24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub once had sex in a train bathroom during a trip through Europe.

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A Sneak Peek Into Season Five of '24'

November 18th, 2005 2:22pm EST
The cast of 24 is growing. Julian Sands, Peter Weller and JoBeth Williams join the series for its fifth season. British-born actor Julian Sands will play billionaire bad guy "Vladamir Bierko" while Peter Weller portrays "Christopher Henderson," the federal agent who recruited Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) to counter terrorist work more than a decade ago. JoBeth Williams is Henderson's wife, Miriam. All three characters will come face-to-face with Bauer as he desperately attempts to prevent the series' most lethal terror threat yet on US soil.

Season five picks up 18 months after the ...

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