Plus: The Public announces plays by John Guare, Christopher Durang, and Danny Hoch.
Plus: Bow Wow joins 'Entourage,' Sam Neill joins 'Crusoe,' and Blake Lively's brother joins the '24' prequel.
Plus: Jim Carrey in Jason Reitman's next.
Vulture takes a look at ten other characters whose ignoble deaths made us shake our heads and think, He deserved better.
Constantly updated reports on which of your favorite shows will return this spring, this fall, in 2009, or (gulp) never.
Plus: Sam Mendes to shoot Dave Eggers's and Vendela Vida's comedy.
On the phone last night, New York stage darling Cherry Jones almost spilled a few good beans on 24's seventh season (premiering January 13), in which she plays President Allison Taylor.
Plus news on Samantha Who?, Jack Bauer, and the U.S. version of Spaced.
Stock footage to the rescue!
After a disappointing season of shark-jumping absurdity, Jack Bauer returns in January — with more shark-jumping absurdity!
Slate magazine — a top source of witty satire for, well, no one, hopefully — debuted an animated parody of 24 today, inspired by recent remarks made by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Are we in the midst of a Cold War of absurd-o-meter escalation?
R.E.M., Halloween, and more!
Jennifer Garner on Broadway, Janeane Garofalo on 24, and Anthony Hopkins makes a vanity project!
Last month, fans argued about whether Tony Soprano was killed at the end of The Sopranos. This month, fans are eagerly flipping to the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows to see whether Harry snuffs it. In honor of those two cliffhangers, Vulture presents its list of ten fictional characters we definitely want to see die.
This was a less-than-thrilling end to a less-than-thrilling season.
Let's start the countdown.
Let's get to the absurdity, shall we?
This week, the absurdities started in the pre-show "previously on 24" segment and ratcheted up from there.