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  24 (television)
24 is a U.S. television series, broadcast on the Fox Network in the US, and on the BBC in the UK.
The technique is not new, for instance, Timecode, a film released in 2000, from which 24 borrows its use of split screen techniques, to show events in two different places at once.
24 is undoubtedly the most ambitious exercise in such a dramatic technique to date.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/24/24_(television).html   (237 words)

 24 (television) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
24 is a thriller which purports to be shown in "real-time", with each minute of airtime corresponding to a minute in the lives of the characters.
The similarities of the first 24 season to the 1995 real-time movie Nick of Time suggest the series was inspired by the movie's plot and technique: In Nick of Time, a man's daughter is kidnapped in order to set him up to assassinate a senator within ninety minutes.
In Argentina on Telefé (terrestrial television) and FOX (cable television).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/24_(television)   (6317 words)

 Station Information - 24 (television)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
24 is a U.S. television series, broadcast on the Fox Network in the United States, and syndicated to the Global Television in Canada, BBC in the UK, and on TV3 in New Zealand.
24 is a thriller, whose main innovation is that it is shown in "real time", with regular flashes of a ticking digital clock to emphasize this.
The technique is not new; for instance, 24 borrows its use of split screen techniques from Timecode (movie), a film released in 2000, to show events in two different places at once.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/2/24/24__television_.html   (385 words)

 Children, Television and Gender Roles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Television presents to its attentive audience a certain image of the world, providing a framework for what is acceptable and what is unacceptable in society, and also sends out implicit and explicit messages of what the world is like.
Television has the potential to teach children about how men and women act in society, and to mold their views of what is expected of them in society as either a man or a woman.
The fact that a majority of voice-overs on television are male, that there are more male news readers on television and that many of the major film directors are men indicates that it is the male who has the authority and the control of the world of television.
www.public.asu.edu /~rafabes/fas301/readings/tvgender.html   (1215 words)

 24 (television) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is named 24 because the action on the show ostensibly occurs in "real-time", with each season covering the events of one day in the life of Jack Bauer, who is played by Kiefer Sutherland.
However the necessities of its format sometimes lead to lots of egregious padding and some manifest absurdities (for example, traffic jams are surprisingly uncommon for a show set mostly in Southern California), which call upon the audience for a considerable amount of suspension of disbelief.
A scene from the pilot episode depicting a Boeing 747 exploding was toned down for broadcast in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States, which had occurred less than two months earlier.
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 24 (television): Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
24 was created by Joel Surnow (additional info and facts about Joel Surnow) and Robert Cochran (additional info and facts about Robert Cochran) (La Femme Nikita (additional info and facts about La Femme Nikita)), and premiered in 2001 (additional info and facts about 2001).
24 is a thriller (A suspenseful adventure story or play or movie) which purports to be shown in "real-time", with each minute of airtime corresponding to a minute in the lives of the characters.
24 also borrows its use of split-screen techniques from Timecode, a film released in 2000 (additional info and facts about film released in 2000), to show events in two different places at once.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/24/24_(television).htm   (4961 words)

 Encyclopedia: 24 (television)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert Cochran is the co-creator of the television series 24 which is currently airing on the Fox television network.
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The similarities of the first 24 season to the 1995 real-time movie Nick of Time strongly suggest that the series was inspired both by the movie's plot and technique: In Nick of Time, a man's daughter is kidnapped in order to set him up to assassinate a senator within 90 minutes.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/24-(television)   (767 words)

 Numbers1317.org - School Preparing Intelligent Educated Survivors
Feelings of conflict, and their embodiment in actions, work better on television than feelings of agreement and their embodiment in calm and unity.
The desires of fl people for jobs, housing, integration makes for better television, because they are objective desires, than the conveyance of fl culture itself, which is subjective, multifaceted and sensory.
The advertising relationship to life as consumption is easier to get across on television than the spiritualist relationship to life as expression.
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 BBC - Cult Television - 24 goes mobile
According to a report on the Variety.com website, the fourth season of 24 will be accompanied by a mobile-only spin-off in the UK.
It will consist of 24 one-minute long "mobisodes", as Fox is insisting on calling the installments, downloaded to subscribers' phones weekly.
The live-action spin-off follows CTU agent Susan Walker (Beverly Bryant) as she is pursued by colleague Martin Kali (Dylan Bruce) for a murder, but of course things aren't as simple as they first appear.
www.bbc.co.uk /cult/news/cult/2004/11/10/15401.shtml   (182 words)

 Numbers1317.org - School Preparing Intelligent Educated Survivors
Because eliminating television seems impossible, and personal withdrawal is in some ways not enough, at least at a systematic level, most of us naturally attempt to reform matters.
As for the political effects, if we switched from the commercial control of television to, say, governmental control, this would not change the essential political relationships: the unification of experience, the one speaking to the many, the inevitable training in autocracy that these conditions engender.
If we banned all nature shows or news broadcasts from television, due to the unavoidable and very dangerous distortions and aberrations which are inherent in televising these subjects, then this would leave other, better-qualified media to report them to us.
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 24 (2001-????)- A Hollywood Jesus Television Show Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Consisting of 24 hour-long episodes and employing split screens and a "real-time" clock, the second season picks up months after the first season's tragic end, as Bauer is still mourning the loss of his wife.
24 is an action thriller paced in real time (one minute of the show is one minute for the audience), the 24 in question being the number of hours in Jack’s tumultuous day.
Assuring the public that 24 was fictional and that Muslim-Americans stand firmly against terrorism, the PSA addressed concerns from the Council on American Islamic Relations, who objected to the depiction of the Araz family on the show.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /24.htm   (2334 words)

 24 Television Program
Turns out that 24 hours is a lot of hours: as predicted, the second half of the season just didn't live up to the first.
So Kim's “jump the shark” moment was when she was caught in the leghold trap and the cougar showed up (the first of her ridiculous predicaments), but she didn't take the whole show down with her.
In fact, the 24 writers themselves apparently became kind of embarrassed about the whole Kim thing, and suddenly she wasn't on every episode anymore.
ca.geocities.com /lenair@rogers.com/TV/24.htm   (671 words)

 Arts Television Programs Dramas 24   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kiefer Sutherland 24 - News, episode guide, character and cast details, including guest cast, as well as downloads, and images.
Mad for 24 - Promotional and behind the scenes images, fan testimonials, and video clips for season 4.
Television Without Pity: 24 - Offers weekly updates for the show with commentary and analysis.
www.iper1.com /iper1-odp/scat/id/Arts/Television/Programs/Dramas/24   (490 words)

 Chairman Kennard's 3/24/99 Remarks "Television in the Digital Age" before the Variety/Schroders Media Conference in New ...
And I believe that when we marry the technological potential of digital to the ubiquity of television, the impact on our economy, our society, and on your businesses will be immeasurable.
The old days of television where time-tested formulas made it easy to fill a schedule will soon be over.
The entrepreneurial spirit which produced the movie studios and the television networks in the earlier part of this century is now being seen again with the Internet entrepreneurs at the latter part of the century.
www.fcc.gov /Speeches/Kennard/spwek913.html   (2072 words)

 Read about 24 (television) at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research 24 (television) and learn about 24 (television) here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is named 24 because the action on the show ostensibly occurs in "real-time", with each season covering the events of one day in the life of Jack Bauer and his colleagues at the Counter Terrorist Unit in
2003 broadcast of 24, Kiefer Sutherland broke character to address the issue of gun safety, most likely to waive Fox of liability in case someone attempted to recreate the Russian Roulette scenes.
24-Archive is a complete archive of all seasons of 24 and current season news.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/24_%28television%29   (4247 words)

 Amazon.com: 24 - Season One: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The idea of a season of 24 episodes each of which cover one hour in real time was very creative, but would not have been successful without an amazing story to go with it.
The concept of the show obviously is 24 hrs is the season while each hour is in real-time (1hr per episode or 45min with commericals).
24 is a show about a counter terrorist office that tries to stop the attempts of attacks within a whole 24 hours.
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 Fox's 24: propaganda thinly disguised as television programming
The torture scenes in 24 are obviously based on real incidents such as those inflicted by prison guards and interrogators at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, or carried out by foreign government operatives against prisoners “rendered” by the US to other countries.
She ignorantly and disingenuously asserted that “although not all the Muslims are terrorists, unfortunately most terrorists are Muslim.” She said, “The vast majority, 99 per cent of all terrorists are Muslim.” Such statements come directly from the playbook of Zionists advocating unbridled repression of the Palestinian population in the Middle East.
Within the context of the controversy surrounding this season’s 24 that led to the statement being aired, the implication is that those who oppose the action of US police agencies in the war on terror are themselves legitimate targets for political repression.
www.wsws.org /articles/2005/apr2005/2424-a05.shtml   (1798 words)

 '24' Series Information Page | Television Series Information on Arizona Reporter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jack, who now runs a special field operations division for the Counter Terrorist Unit, sets off on the trail of this viral threat, which is nothing short of a ticking time bomb.
Starring Golden Globe winner Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer, 24 is one of the most innovative and thrilling drama series on television.
24 is a production of Real Time Productions and Imagine Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television.
www.azreporter.com /entertainment/television/24   (487 words)

 24 TV Show - 24 Television Show - TV.com
One of the most innovative, thrilling and acclaimed drama series on television, 24, created by Joel Surnow (“La Femme Nikita,” “Miami Vice”) and Robert Cochran (“La Femme Nikita,” “The Commish”), will retain its unique format in the fifth season.
Field Agent Jack Bauer has 24 hours to stop terrorists from accomplishing their goal.
Every morning at 0800 hours, the President of the United States is given a report that outlines the most active international and domestic threats against the United States.
www.tv.com /24/show/3866/summary.html   (499 words)

 "24" (2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A creative and revolutionary television program that could best be described as "High Noon" for the 21st Century X and Y generational groups starved for cinema-like ideas and executions.
"24" (representing the number of hours in a day) runs an hour a week, in real time, and advances to a staggering climax as an anti-terrorist specialist (Kiefer Sutherland) races against the clock to save the day.
Assassination attempts, germ warfare and anti-American enemies are constant obstacles for Sutherland, daughter Elisha Cuthbert, president Dennis Haysbert and an innumerable cast of others.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0285331   (430 words)

 24 Volt Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All our advertisers are displayed in order of relevance to your search for 24 Volt Television.
Note that these are paid links and that advertisers are using pay-per-click in order to increase visits to their web sites.
Police are considering whether all frontline officers should carry stun guns after a poll found eight out of ten support the move.
www.said.net /directory/24-Volt-Television.html   (197 words)

 Tsunamis and Death-Toll Pornography
In the middle of some stock crisis footage from Thailand, there was a brief shot of the naked corpse of a young man hanging from the branch of a tree.
The fact that I was sitting in my comfortable living room, drinking coffee, looking at a naked corpse in a tree convinced me that what I was watching was not news, but a perverted form of reality television.
I wondered how I would feel if that naked boy had been a member of my family: his undignified death a passing spectacle for all the world to see over their mugs of morning coffee.
www.commondreams.org /views04/1229-10.htm   (841 words)

 24weblog.com- events occur in real time (on the web)
You can see the '24' season five prequel to download as a 15mb.wmv file courtesy of the 24natic.
With '24' season five likely to premiere on Sky One around the beginning of February 2006, it's likely that either some or all of the fifth season will be broadcast in the UK using the high definition format.
Jonah Lotan has joined the cast of '24' for the fifth season.
www.24weblog.com   (812 words)

 Macomb Daily : Sports : Extra pointers for candidates on television 10/24/04
The latest issue of Campaigns & Elections magazine has tips for political candidates appearing on television as developed by a media expert, Rich Masters, who works for a public relations firm in the nation's capital.
Interrupt the reporter and ignore the question that was asked by answering the question you wish had been asked.
If the opponent wins, the consequences are too horrible to contemplate, hypothetically or otherwise.
www.macombdaily.com /stories/102404/opi_mcfetters001.shtml   (637 words)

 Amazon.com: 24 - Season One: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These scenes ranged from nice additions to important points: one cut scene had a major impact on the crucial events in the final episode and another even greatly improved the climactic battle between Jack and the bad guys.
Season 1 has such a story where a counter-terrorism agent has to deal with an assassination attempt on a presidential candidate, one or more moles in his agency, and his family in danger.
24 is poorly plotted, poorly scripted and dreadfully acted.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005JLF2?v=glance   (4052 words)

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