24 Update: Fox Scraps 2 Spinoff Ideas, Including Potential Prequel Series Centered on Young Jack Bauer
24‘s timeout will continue indefinitely.
Fox entertainment president Michael Thorn tells TVLine that the network has scrapped a pair of 24 offshoot ideas — one of which would’ve centered on a young Jack Bauer — that were in the early stages of development. READ MORE
Emmys Truth Bomb: A Broadcast Show Hasn't Won Best Drama in 13 Years
In a world of more than 500 scripted programs, it should come as no surprise that traditional broadcast-TV fare has had a tough time, as of late, getting noticed by the Primetime Emmy Awards. But just how bad has it been? READ MORE
24 Revival, Plan B: Death Row Thriller Might Beat Out Young Jack Bauer
On the heels of the rather polarizing announcement that the next 24 revival might follow a young Jack Bauer, Fox execs have made clear that an altogether different storytelling option remains on the table. READ MORE
24 Prequel Series Featuring a Young Jack Bauer in the Works at Fox
Jack is back… but he’s a bit younger than the last time you saw him.
Fox is developing a 24 prequel series centered on a young Jack Bauer READ MORE
The TV Writers' Strike, a Decade Later: 10 Shows It Changed Forever
You think your TV options are scarce right now with the Winter Olympics on? Compared to the 2007-08 writers’ strike, this is nothing. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY
TV Reboots, Revivals and Spinoffs: Do They Have an Easier Road to Renewal?
Conventional wisdom (and even the occasional network boss) tells us that one of the appeals of rebooting or reviving an old TV properties is that there is built-in awareness. But at the end of the day, do such series actually benefit from that “pre-sold” nature? READ MORE
Designated Survivor Stages 24 Reunion: Kim Raver Set for Big Season 2 Arc
It’s the Jack-Audrey reunion 24 fans never thought they’d see: Kim Raver is returning to Kiefer Sutherland’s orbit with a major arc on ABC’s Designated Survivor, TVLine has learned exclusively. The casting comes just weeks after word leaked that the sophomore series’ current leading lady, Natascha McElhone, will exit at midseason. READ MORE
24 Update: Fox Eyes Legal-Themed Franchise Tweak With Female Lead
Fox is looking to restart the clock on 24, albeit with a few significant tweaks.
The network is developing a new incarnation of the iconic franchise that would shift the focus from terrorism to criminal justice. READ MORE
24's Post-Legacy Status: Fox Eying 'Very Compelling,' Non-CTU Reboot
If 24‘s clock starts ticking again, it won’t echo in the halls of the infamous Counter-terrorism Unit. READ MORE
24: Legacy Cancelled at Fox, as Next Incarnation of 24 Franchise Is Explored
The clock has run out on Fox’s 24 reboot — but not the franchise itself. READ MORE