Archive for January, 2006

Just-In-Time Plots

January 27th, 2006

“… Because the ticktock drama about danger-prone federal agent Jack Bauer is and always has been a work in progress, the ending will be figured out along the way … ‘We’re lucky, at the beginning of the year, if we know where it starts,’ one of the executive producers, Howard Gordon, told television critics this month.’ I think that’s part of what gives the show its energy, is we paint ourselves into corners and blast our way out.’ … Sutherland said he has learned to believe in the writing team, but still, ‘It scares us.’ But ‘after five years, I think we’ve got some faith in the way we’re figuring this out,’ he said.… executive producer, Evan Katz, said that at its best, production is two episodes ahead of the scheduled air date.

‘We know in general we’ll avert a terrorist threat or conclude the conventional story, but we begin the year sort of pretending we have the first four to six. But even as we’re writing those, they change.'”

Article about how the writers on the show really do wing the story, week by week.

source : kentucky.com

Day Five premiere

January 26th, 2006

A quick note to explain that the sites recent downtime was unavoidable, it’s taken me some time to get it back up, which is why updates have been a little slow. But now that Day Five has premiered in the states updates will get back to normal. Back on the subject of the Day Five Premiere, the internet has been going crazy for it as usual, here’s some quick quotes. All articles have specific details about the premiere, so if you don’t want to know details then don’t click the links.

“I’m really thinking/hoping this is going to be one of 24’s best seasons yet, because the producers have already surrounded Jack who must remain distant, ruthless, and poker-faced with lots of cleverly conceived new and returning characters … What do you think? Are you hooked yet, or are you waiting to see what happens before you commit to this season? And do you have any theories on what the big conspiracy will turn out to be?”

source : ew.com

“It’s gonna be one of those days for Jack Bauer … The trademark combination of soap opera with extreme action is one of the keys to 24’s success. There is something for everyone … I will be watching tonight. I just wish they could show 2 hours a night for the next eleven days. I am addicted, and do not look forward to 6 days a week of withdrawal over the next three months.”

source : americanthinker.com
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