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24's days may not be numbered.

NBC is considering picking up the real-time drama should Fox cancel it, reports Entertainment Weekly.

Last week, it was reported that 20th Century Fox, the studio behind 24, and Fox network were close to ending the series after eight seasons because of an increase in production costs and decrease in ratings.

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Production for Season 8 is scheduled to wrap March 24.

Reps for both the network and studio declined to comment.

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