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'Crisis' & 'Believe' Hit NBC Timeslot Highs in Total Viewers

The premiere of “Crisis” (1.6/4 in 18-49 and 6.5 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) finished within a tenth of a rating point of #1 in 18-49 a.  Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/vLM2j5yyFNo/

'Crisis' premiere: Kidnapping, conspiracies and Gillian Anderson in the pilot episode

"Crisis" marks NBC's final midseason premiere and one of the first truly engrossing episodes of new network programming seen in months. Plot twists, real tension and surprising emotions make this one of the best pilots of the year -- let's just hope that a semi-buried arrival doesn't kill the "Crisis" before its full potential can be reached. When the tuition just isn't worth itThe show begins with the Ballard School. It's one of those ultra-high-end, D.C. academies that most of us only ever hear vague rumors of, the kind of place where Presidents and diplomats send their kids for education and around -the-clock protection.Why so much protection? Let's just say that "Crisis" makes that all too clear.A group of particularly important kids are going on a field trip to do community service in New York. The group includes class-president Amber, US President's-son Kyle, smart and fat boy Anton, angry scholarship kid Beth Ann and... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/03/crisis-premiere-kidnapping-conspiracies-and-gillian-anderson-in-the-pilot-episode.html

'Crisis' Gillian Anderson: 'It's really important she's not evil'

Anyone who's watched the political and personal machinations on "The West Wing" or "House of Cards" -- or watched cable news for half a day -- realizes that the rich and powerful can be just as vulnerable as human beings as anybody else.We all have our weak points, and when you hit people where it hurts most, they'll give up just about anything to make it stop.On Sunday, March 16, NBC premieres "Crisis," a 13-episode drama that tracks the moment-to-moment action when mysterious forces snatch the progeny of the powerful, to use as leverage against their parents."The machine of the season," says executive producer (with Far Shariat and Phillip Noyce) Rand Ravich to Zap2it, "The machine of the season is, 'What will you do for your child?' So we want to see parents, week after week, being asked the question, 'Will they say yes?' 'Will they say no?' 'Who will they betray?' 'How will they... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/03/crisis-gillian-anderson-its-really-important-shes-not-evil.html

'Crisis' premiere video: High-powered parents, terrorists and children in peril

NBC's new drama, "Crisis," basically has it all. There are children in danger, kidnapped by terrorists with mysterious and nefarious desires. The kids' parents are among the most powerful people in the world -- even the President's son gets taken.Unraveling the mystery -- and saving the innocent (whoever they may be) -- is what will keep the show going. Watch a few preview videos for the show to get a feel for what is coming.Although this is very much an ensemble show, sisters Susie Dunn (Rachael Taylor) and Meg Fitch (Gillian Anderson) are at the center of everything. Susie is one of the lead FBI agents assigned to the case, while Meg's daughter, Amber, is one of the kidnapped kids.Needless to say, relations between the sisters are strained at best. It's not just a story of sibling rivalry on "Crisis." Other main characters include Secret Service agent Marcus Finley (Lance Gross) and former CIA... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/03/crisis-premiere-video-high-powered-parents-terrorists-and-children-in-peril.html

On the Set: The Pressure Is on for Gillian Anderson in Crisis

There's a crisis on the set of Crisis : Although the NBC drama is filming indoors on this late-January day, the high temperature outside the Chicago set is zero degrees (and with the wind chill, it feels like 30 below). Even inside, it's frosty, and star Gillian Anderson huddles for warmth by wrapping herself in a full-length parka between takes.   Read More... //www.tvguide.com/News/Crisis-Gillian-Anderson-Set-1079353.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Crisis (NBC) Series Premiere 2014 “Pilot”

Crisis  series premiere airs Sunday, March 16th at 10/9c on NBC. Episode Synopsis:  Crisis episode 1 “Pilot” – It’s field trip day for the students of Ballard High, a school that educates the children of Washington, D.C.’s elite, top-of-their-industry CEOs, international diplomats, political power players, even the President’s son. But when their bus is ambushed on a secluded rural road, the teenagers and their chaperones are taken, igniting a national crisis. Now, with some of the country’s most powerful parents at the mercy of one vengeful mastermind, the question arises: How far would you go and what would you become to ensure your child’s safe return? Gillian Anderson, Dermot Mulroney, Rachael Taylor, Lance Gross, James Lafferty, Michael Beach, Max Schneider, Halston Sage, Stevie Lynn Jones, Joshua Erenberg and Max Martini star. Mark Valley guest stars. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2014/03/16/crisis-nbc-series-premiere-2014-pilot/