Kiefer Sutherland, Tzi Ma
The clock is about to stop ticking on another season of 24.
On Monday's Live Another Day finale (9/8c, Fox), Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) must find and apprehend Cheng Zhi (Tzi Ma) in order to prove that the United States wasn't responsible for bombing a Chinese ship and, in turn, prevent China from declaring war against the U.S. Of course, Jack might be a little bit distracted by the fact that Cheng also has Audrey (Kim Raver) trapped under the watchful eye a sniper who could take her out at any moment.
Two U.S. dramas shooting in Israel are exploring their contingency options given the region's current turmoil. FX's Tyrant, which is shooting in Tel Aviv, has temporarily relocated to Turkey, while USA's Dig, which shoots in Jerusalem, has been on a previously scheduled hiatus for the past week. That break will now continue for a few more days.
Gary Newman, Dana Walden
Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television will be combined into the new business unit Fox Television Group, under the leadership of Gary Newman and Dana Walden, the network announced Monday. The two groups will continue to operate independently, but will have shared financial and creative goals, according to a statement from Fox.
Jenny McCarthy has booked her first post-View job.
McCarthy will host her own weekly, hour-long SiriusXM radio show, she announced on The Howard Stern ShowMonday. Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy will begin its limited run on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET on SiriusXM Stars.
Kari Matchett, Hill Harper
Though he remains acting DCS until he gets his "affairs in order" on Covert Affairs, Calder (Hill Harper) is still Joan's (Kari Matchett) superior to her chagrin.
On Tuesday's episode (10/9c, USA), he tasks her to attend a dinner honoring a senator, but she ...
Juliana Margulies, Tatiana Maslany
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Question: Once again, this year's Emmy nominations are predictably boring. What was the bigger snub: No Good Wife nomination for Best Drama (especially with a weak Downton Abbey season in its place) or no nomination for Tatiana Maslany for her web of roles on Orphan Black? (I already know the answer: Both snubs were egregious.) — Erin
Some of Michael Jackson's extended family members are getting a reality show this fall on Reelz, the network announced.
NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt did everything but launch into a chorus of "I've Gotta Crow" — a song from Peter Pan, the next live musical on the network's slate (on Dec. 4) — as he bullishly opened the network portion of the TCA summer press tour on Sunday. (One of his buzzier announcements involved naming Christopher Walken as that show's Captain Hook.)
CW's Backpackers is taking viewers on one wild road trip.
Backpackers, which was originally created as an online series for the network's digital studio CW Seed, is about a soon-to-be married guy named Ryan (Noah Reid), who takes a last-minute trip across Europe with his best friend Brandon (Dillon Casey). When Ryan's lost journal takes them off track, they wind up racing from Thailand to Canada in search of the missing journal, while also seeking the ultimate answers to life, love and partying.