It's ironic that HawthoRNe's third season opens with a scene of bliss because almost everything that follows is heartache.
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The new season (premiering Tuesday, 10/9c, TNT) begins with a pregnant Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett Smith) preparing to marry boyfriend and baby-daddy Tom Wakefield (Michael Vartan). But the rest of the season-opener is no honeymoon: Christina is brutally attacked in the hospital ...
Not only does Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) have to save the world, once again, but he has to do it with the help of a new CTU and an even newer boss, Brian Hastings (Mykelti Williamson). TVGuide.com hit the set of 24 to find out about the big threat this season, how Hastings interacts with Chloe (Mary Lynn Rajskub) and Jack and if he'll live up to former CTU head Bill Buchanan (James Morrison).
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"This is a different guy," Williamson says about being compared to Buchanan. "He's here for a different reason and he's not really sure he should be here."
Check out the video from the 24 set:
As the White House invasion is resolved and before this hour even hits its first break, we bid farewell to one of 24's longest-running characters, who goes out in a literal blaze of glory.
But first there is the statement General Juma is forcing President Taylor to recite while the whole world watches. Taylor tries to demand Juma release the hostages in a show of good faith — and the General actually seems to be extending an olive branch when he offers to release one person. Then he promptly shoots that hostage ...
CTU may be a goner, but the ever reliable Bill Buchanan is still in the mix and helping to save Jack Bauer's bacon. "I'm thrilled to be back," 24 vet James Morrison shares with TVGuide.com in this red-carpet video.
Morrison also brings us up to speed on the Season 7 whereabouts of Bill's wife, Karen Hayes (played by Jayne Atkinson), opens up about whether Bill and go-to gal Chloe have ever hooked up, and ponders his prospects for surviving 24's latest day-long ordeal.
See the video after the jump!
Written by Sean Crouch this mightve been the best episode of the season so farWe begin with FBI agent Don Eppes Rob Morrow out on a date with a woman Leah Wexford Jennifer Riker whom we soon learn is in the witness-protection program After the chastest of goodnight kisses Wexford goes into her house and greets her teenage son Kevin G Schmidt whos watching television Don sits in his car for a moment after she goes in obviously a bit torn about what to do next shes made a gesture that suggests that she might be open to his coming in too but we havent heard their dialogue Then he starts his car and drives away A moment later someone knocks and presents an FBI badge at the front door of the Wexford house Leah opens the door clearly expecting Don only to be shot by the man who bursts in but shes not brought down till after she shepherds her son upstairs his shoulder is grazed by a bullet but she takes several to the abdomen before she collapses on the st