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Freddie Prinze Jr.: Kiefer Made Me Want to Quit Acting

There's no love lost between the former '24' co-stars, according to Prinze

(Newser) - Here's a Hollywood catfight you probably didn't see coming: Freddie Prinze Jr. vs. Kiefer Sutherland. Prinze tells ABC News that he “hated every moment” he spent on the set of 24 in 2010, and that co-star Sutherland almost caused him to quit the acting business entirely. “... More »

Why I'll Miss 'Modern Hero' Jack Bauer

The 24 character protected us, no matter what

(Newser) - America is about to lose a hero, writes Claudia Rosett. That would be Jack Bauer, the Kiefer Sutherland character whose 24 wraps up this season. Yeah, it's only TV, but Bauer "summed up something important about the American spirit: a will to defend his country, against all attackers, no... More »

Mad Men, 30 Rock Clean Up

Close, Cranston snag back-to-back drama awards for leading roles; Collette, Baldwin top comedy winners

(Newser) - The Emmy Awards ended with a spell of deja vu as Mad Men won its second consecutive best drama trophy and 30 Rock captured its third straight best comedy award tonight in Los Angeles. Glenn Close of Damages and Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad, last year's winners for lead roles... More »

'Model Prisoner' Sutherland Leaves Jail

24 star served 48 days for DUI, 'never griped'

(Newser) - Actor Kiefer Sutherland walked out of a California jail today after serving all 48 days of his sentence for DUI and violating probation, People reports. The 24 star looked "glad to be out," said a prison spokesman. Sutherland did his time in an 8-by-10 cell, spending his birthday,... More »

Sutherland Sentenced to 48 Days on DUI Charge

He'll do the time during 24 production break

(Newser) - Actor Kiefer Sutherland was sentenced yesterday to 48 days in jail after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor DUI charge. The Emmy Award-winning actor will begin serving his time in December during the winter production break for his hit TV show 24. He'll serve 30 days for the charge and... More »

Oprah Tops List of TV's Biggest Earners—Again

She collected cool $260m; second-place Seinfeld nabbed $60m

(Newser) - Talk show diva Oprah Winfrey continues her reign as the Queen of  Media, topping Forbes' list of 2007's 20 highest earning TV stars with a whopping $260 million. Jerry Seinfeld came in a distant second with $60 million—mostly from residuals. They were followed by Simon Cowell ($45 million), David... More »

Kiefer's DUI Bust Threatens '24' Future

Star could face a year in jail after allegedly violating probation

(Newser) - A hefty jail term linked to Kiefer Sutherland's DUI arrest this week could threaten the future of the actor's hit show "24," according to the Hollywood Reporter. Sutherland's arrest Tuesday apparently violates a five-year probation and could cost him a year in jail. Sutherland was returning from a... More »

'24' Will Elect Female Prez in '08

Cherry Jones to inhabit Oval Office in Fox thriller

(Newser) - The United States will have a female president next year—and on Fox, no less. The political thriller "24" will feature Tony Award-winning actress Cherry Jones as President Allison Taylor when the seventh season of Jack Bauer's technological derring-do kicks off in January.  More »

Cheney Should TiVo 'Heroes'

The War on Terror could take some pointers from NBC show, says Juan Cole

(Newser) - With the ratings on Jack Bauer's "24" fading almost as fast as those of George Bush's White House, it's time for the principals in the war in Iraq to start studying "Heroes"—the most-watched show on television this year—writes Salon's Juan Cole. In fact, think of... More »

Big Guns Battle Video Sharing With Free TV Shows

Copyright-protected content will be available for free online in new NBC-News Corp. partnernship

(Newser) - TV biggies NBC Universal and News Corp. are teaming up to hit YouTube with the full force of their their combined TV content, offered online for free. Starting this summer, AOL, Yahoo, Microsoft's MSN and News Corp. subsidiary MySpace will hope to win over internet users (and the advertising that... More »

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