Confirmation has come today that this season will be the last for 24.
From the LA Times:
Jack Bauer has cheated death a few dozen times, but he couldn't avoid cancellation.
Tonight, the news becomes official: The clock will stop ticking on "24."
After putting the tireless Counter Terrorist Unit agent to work for eight extra-long days, snapping necks between his thighs and protecting presidents (except when they're evil), Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly has ordered that Jack stand down at this season's end.
Although everyone on set reacted to the news emotionally, no one is perhaps sadder than the man who brought Jack Bauer to life.
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