That enjoying 24 requires a certain suspension of disbelief is nothing new. But even still, the gaping holes in this season's major storylines are unforgivable.
In what may be the most startling transformation of a female character on 24 since the revelation in Season 1 that Nina Myers was a mole, Renee returned to CTU a haunted and damaged vision of her previous self.
The first part of 24's traditional two-day, four-hour season premiere set the scene for the day's New York-based action and introduced some promising new characters.
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Plus: House brings back a familiar face, Michael C. Hall beats a life-threatening illness, and TV will kill you.
On Monday's episode of Men of a Certain Age, Joe struggled to reenter the world of dating.
Plus: Sarah Palin joins Fox News, Breaking Bad sets a return date, and Kiefer Sutherland says he wants to keep doing 24.
LOST LOST LOST
The midseason starts on Sunday and there's plenty to get excited about—including the final season of this one show about an island.
A new video promo reveals that Jack Bauer will be doing what he does best: Kicking butt for America's safety!
THE DOCTOR IS IN
New doc Teddy Altman will be sticking around for a while, now that the Lipstick Jungle vet has been promoted on ABC's soapy med show.
NBC's ratings-deficient drama was the Internet's most plundered booty, according to a torrent-tracking site.
THE GREATEST LIST OF ALL
Here at TV.com, we take our year-end list-making very seriously. Behold the 100 most awesome things about TV in 2009. (Vol. 8)
These 15 shows have already made their mark.
PLUS: JIM BREUER IS DEVELOPING A NEW SITCOM.
What's up in the TV world on Thursday, September 24.