Fox's 24 notched some of its best ratings of the season Tuesday fitting considering it was one of its best episodes ever. The serial thriller, which returned from a monthlong hiatus, attracted 11.8 million viewers well above its season average. In other Fox news, how freakin' fierce was Linda Lavin last night on The O.C.? Welcome to the Emmy race, bi.., er, Nana!
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