"24INSIDE" TO OFFER ORIGINAL AND COMPELLING CONTENT FOR ONLINE EXCITEMENT FOCUSED ON HIT SERIES "24"
Penny Johnson Jerald, Howard Gordon First Guests
Immediately following the 24 episode on Tuesday, Jan. 27, FOX.com will premiere "24inside" -- a live web show that airs from 10:00-10:15 PM ET (a warning will be posted advising viewers in other time zones that plot points may be revealed).
"24inside" will be similar to a standard entertainment talk show but it will be presented especially for the devoted fans of 24. With help from host Amanda Byram ("Paradise Hotel," "Miss World"), a lively discussion will ensue dissecting what happened on the episode that just aired. The audience will participate via in-studio comments, call-ins and e-mails. The guests for the premiere chat will be Penny Johnson Jerald ("Sherry Palmer") and executive producer Howard Gordon.
Additional details will be announced soon. "24inside" information can also be found on the 24 web site – 24inside.com. Fans will be able to view "24inside" online for seven days.
24 is one of the most innovative and thrilling drama series on television. The series won 2002 Emmy Awards for writing and editing, and has now been nominated for a total of 20 Emmys in its first two seasons, including twice for Outstanding Drama Series and twice for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for Kiefer Sutherland). The series also has received seven Golden Globe nominations in total (Best Television Series – Drama, three times; Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Drama, three years with Sutherland winning for 2001; and Best Performance by a Supporting Actor for Dennis Haysbert).
Created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, 24 retains its unique format in the third season. Each episode covers one hour of real time and the season's entire story takes place over one day.
24 is a production of Real Time Productions and Imagine Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television. Surnow, Cochran, Brian Grazer and Gordon are the executive producers.