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Resurrection Bosses: The Dead's Return Is Not About "Why," But "What If?"

ABC's Resurrection sees dead people come alive again, but it's not related to The Returned. Except it is.

The drama, which premieres Sunday at 9/8c, is based on Jason Mott's best-selling book The Returned about people who come back from the dead. That's not to be confused with the critically acclaimed, similarly themed French series on Sundance Channel, The Returned, which is based on the French film Les Revenants and is being adapted by Lost's Carlton Cuse for A&E, or the fact that Resurrection refers to its walking dead as The Returned.

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"It is kind of confusing, we'll admit that," Resurrection executive producer Michele Fazekas tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "But even though the premise is the same, I think we all have different takes on it and different stories."

Set in Arcadia, Mo., Resurrection follows Jacob (Landon Gimenez), a dead 8-year-old boy who wakes up in a rice paddy field in rural China. With the help of immigration ...
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ABC Announces a Thor-S.H.I.E.L.D. Crossover, Confirms Casting for Agent Carter

ABC's partnership with Marvel is continuing at a good pace. On Friday's Television Critics Association winter TV previews, ABC entertainment head Paul Lee announced that the character of Lady Sif from the Thor films will cross over to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.read more

VIDEO: Touch of Death

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Touch of Death
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Length: 41:17
Aired: 5/1/2012

The joint NCIS: Los Angeles and Hawaii Five-O task force travel from Hawaii to Los Angeles, when the lead suspect in the case moves to the mainland with a deadly virus in tow. watch


Henry & Lucille Make a Decision About Jacob
Resurrection Recap: Season 1
Caleb's Message for Jacob
Bellamy Realizes He's Returned

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Year Title Description
2014 Resurrection TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2014 Marvel's Agent Carter TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Reaper Reunion Special TV Show Series, Appearing
2007 Reaper TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2007 Reaper TV Show Series, Co-Creator

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Reaper's Producers Preview a "Huge" Finale

Its been a trying season for the CWs Reaper Tuesdays at 8pmET But even after a crippling writers strike and disappointing ratings this supernatural tale of a boy and his Devil returned post-strike with its strongest episodes yet Though the show just got picked up for a second season two of the shows executive producers Tara Butters and Tom Spezialy got on the horn with us to gab about the shows mind-blowing May 20 season finale Readers be warned Some content may be considered spoiler-worthy Sandra Kofler TVGuidecom I cant believe the seasons almost over How do you cap off all those storylines Butters Well we have some really fun stuff in the last few episodesSpezialy And we have a huge finale TVGuidecom OhSpezialy You know so far that theres a rebellion that Sam has been reluctantly tied into it that its had a huge setback and that Sams parents sold his soul out from under him Well thats all going to converge in the finale Well begin read more

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