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PRODUCER DEFENDS “THE KENNEDYS” MINISERIES

June 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Joe Surnow, the creator of Fox’s 24, has assured admirers of President John F. Kennedy that they have nothing to worry about when it comes to his upcoming History Channel miniseries, The Kennedys. Referring to the outrage vented by such Kennedy associates as former presidential adviser Theodore Sorensen over a preliminary script that was leaked […]

“24” HAS A GOOD DAY

May 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The two-hour series finale of Fox’s 24 Monday night drew better ratings than the series had all season long, but clearly it had seen better days. It averaged 8.85 million viewers, peaking in the final half hour with 9.62 million. Of course, it had to battle against some heavy-duty competition, namely the season finale of […]

TV REVIEWS: “24” FINALE

May 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Critics bade farewell to 24 with generally respectful reviews but little acclamation. “Taken simply as two hours of TV, it was exciting in its own insane way,” wrote Robert Bianco in USA Today. “And the ending was, at least, suitably bittersweet. … It just wasn’t the ending, or the last season, a great series deserved.” […]

“24” — THE END OF DAYS

March 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After eight “days,” time has run out for 24. Confirming widespread rumors, the producers of the Fox drama, regarded as one of the most expensive to produce (the Hollywood Reporter, citing unnamed sources, said that Fox paid its corporate sibling 20th TV $5 million per episode this season), announced that the series will air its […]