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Postby StlSluggers » Thu Feb 14, 2008 6:49 pm

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CNN.com wrote: NEW YORK (AP) -- One fallout of the Hollywood writers strike is that fans of Fox's drama "24" have to wait until next January to see Jack Bauer again.

The network has committed to air a full season on consecutive weeks and had been planning to start last month. If it had started airing new episodes soon, the season finale would not have taken place until the summer, when TV networks rarely show their high-profile programs.

Even though eight episodes for this season had already been filmed before the beginning of the writers strike, producers would have had to ramp up production soon to complete the season.

So "24" represents this television season's most prominent casualty due to the writers strike.

A January 2009 start seemed the best way to comply with viewers' wishes that a season's episodes run without interruption to conclusion, Fox said on Thursday.

Oh no! Not the summer!!!!!

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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

Postby Yoda » Thu Feb 14, 2008 7:02 pm

24 is a stupid show anyway.

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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

Postby The Artful Dodger » Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:13 pm

No surprise. From the outset of the strike, there was speculation that 24 would be canceled entirely if the strike lasted into '08 or even into December '07. I think it could be a blessing coming off of a bore that was last season just to have time to keep honing in on the story.
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Postby teddy ballgame » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:48 pm

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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

Postby JRM4833 » Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:14 pm

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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

Postby Dan Lambskin » Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:31 pm

meh...after that turd that was season 6 i'm not sure i ever want to see that show again
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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

Postby mweir145 » Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:40 pm

Dan Lambskin wrote:meh...after that turd that was season 6 i'm not sure i ever want to see that show again

Meh, indeed. I haven't really missed this show at all, but I suppose I'll watch it when it airs again.
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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

Postby chadlincoln » Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:46 pm

Why do they have to start in January? Why not start in the fall at least?
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Re: Writers' Strike Fallout: 24 Cancelled

Postby ThatDude » Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:56 pm

Them canceling it for the year is a good thing.

It will give them time to come up with a better idea than bringing back Tony and making him the bad guy.
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