Fox Networks Group (FNG), the operating unit for TV and Cable of the 21st Century Fox, is all in for the launch of the new American television series, 24: Legacy. Once premiered in the United States, the launch will be done in over 160 countries, including South Africa.
Peter Rice, the chairman and CEO of Fox Networks Group, said: The 24 franchise is a true cultural phenomenon and we are excited to allow fans in these 160 countries to experience the next instalment all at once. At a time when media is instantaneous and global, viewers around the world will now experience, in real time, the events of this series which invented real-time storytelling.
The series consists of 12 episodes, featuring Corey Hawkins (as Eric Carter), Miranda Otto (Rebecca Ingram) and Jimmy Smits (John Donovan). The show is about the life of Carter, an ex- Army Ranger who came back to America and trouble follows him back. He is bound to as CTU to save his life while stopping the largest terrorist attacks on American soil. The series reunites the original series producing team of Howard Gordon, Brian Grazer, Manny Coto, and Evan Katz; directors Stephen Hopkins and Jon Cassar; and Sutherland, serving as an executive producer.