Jack’s back: 24 Live Another Day available to watch online in the UK on 7th May
Staff Reporter | On 07, Apr 2014
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Jack’s back. 24: Live Another Day will be available to watch online in the UK on 7th May when the show returns to Sky 1 HD.
The new season of the award-winning show will premiere on Sky 1 HD with a double episode at 9pm on Wednesday 7th May, which will also be available to stream live online on NOW TV.
Set and shot in London, the 12-episode series will once again follow the exploits of heroic agent Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland). Four years ago, Jack was a fugitive from justice, now in exile; he nevertheless is willing to risk his life and freedom to avert yet another global disaster.
Tracking Jack are CIA head Steve Navarro (Benjamin Bratt), CIA agent Kate Morgan (Yvonne Strahovski), who is both resourceful and ruthless; Jordan Reed (Giles Matthey), a smart and sophisticated CIA computer tech; and Erik Ritter (Gbenga Akinnagbe), a sharp, strong and arrogant field operative. British national treasure and lifelong 24 fan Stephen Fry also joins the cast as British Prime Minister Trevor Davies.
Calling the shots is James Heller (William Devane), now President of the United States and flanked by his Chief of Staff Mark Boudreau (Tate Donovan), who is married to Heller’s daughter and Jack’s former flame, Audrey (Kim Raver). Meanwhile, a hardened Chloe O’Brian (Mary Lynn Rajskub), Jack Bauer’s former CTU confidante, is now working underground with high-profile hacker Adrian Cross (Michael Wincott).
24: Live Another Day also stars Charles Furness as Peter, an elite young hacker and member of a “hacktivist” organization based in Britain. Attack the Block’s John Boyega will play a computer tech who flies drones for the military and Michelle Fairley, Tamer Hassan and Colin Salmon also star.
Adam MacDonald, Director, Sky 1 HD said: “I’m delighted that Jack and the team at 24 are returning exclusively to Sky 1 HD. The scale, ambition and fast-paced energy of the series epitomize everything we look for in a drama for the channel. I can’t wait to bring it back to our customers.”
Sky’s VOD service costs £4.99 a month, no contract, for an Entertainment Pass. This will be increased to £6.99 a month on 16th October and gives non-Sky customers live and on-demand access to Sky 1, Sky Atlantic and other channels. Viewers can watch 24: Live Another Day online, as well as Game of Thrones Season 4, with no commitment to a 12-month subscription.
Steve Cornish, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution said: “24 really set the benchmark for epic, tense storytelling in the medium of television. It really was the first ‘binge-watching’ TV experience and I can’t tell you how exciting it is to be bringing the legendary Jack Bauer back to the small screen.”
Those not up to speed with Jack’s running, shooting and torturing exploits can currently binge-watch all eight seasons of 24 online on Sky’s NOW TV in the run-up to the new season. Existing Sky customers will also be able to use Sky On Demand to watch the new series online, as well as catch-up on previous seasons.
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