24 TV Show
Show Important Facts:
- Premise: Kiefer Sutherland stars as counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer. Each season depicted 24 consecutive hours with real-time episodes covering a danger-filled day in Bauer’s life.
- Genre: Action-thriller/drama
- Creators: Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran
- Original Run: 9 seasons from 2001-2010 on Fox
- Setting: Based in Los Angeles along with missions abroad. A CTU (Counter Terrorist Unit) office is command central.
- Style: Known for split screens, ticking clocks, and intense race-against-time storylines. Primarily handheld cameras and fast cuts/zooms.
- Awards: Won Outstanding Drama Series Emmy in 2006. Sutherland won Lead Actor award that year too.
- Where to Watch: Streaming on Hulu. Also available on Amazon Prime Video and for digital purchase.
Plot: In this concept drama, each season takes place within one 24 hour period. Day 1: Jack Bauer is the head of field ops for an elite team of CTU agents who uncover an assassination plot targeting Presidential nominee David Palmer. Meanwhile, Jack's strained marriage to his wife, Teri, is pushed to the brink by the sudden disappearance of their troubled teenage daughter. What will the next 24 hours hold?
Runtime: 44 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 20 Primetime Emmys. 74 wins & 207 nominations total
Writer: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow
Actors: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard
Language: English, Russian, German, Korean, Arabic, Spanish, Serbian, Mandarin
Country: United States
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