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Topic: Kiefer Sutherland

Why Some Broadcast Shows Are Getting Smaller, Cable-Sized Season Orders

This Is Us, The Good Place and 24: Legacy won’t make 22 episodes

It was no surprise that NBC gave This Is Us a full-season pickup on Tuesday—after all, the series had the highest-rated 18-49 debut of any new series last week: a…

Kiefer Sutherland on the Allure of 22-Episode Seasons and Why He Gets Bryan Cranston

Plus, how he puts together the perfect concert set

For his cover story in this week's issue of Adweek, Kiefer Sutherland talked about his new ABC drama, Designated Survivor (debuting tonight), the future of Jack Bauer and why he's sticking…

Kiefer Sutherland Saved the World on 24, but Can He Rescue ABC?

Actor returns to TV in fall’s most anticipated new show

In May, media buyers and advertisers filing into ABC's upfront presentation at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York were eager to see what the network's new entertainment president…

Stephen Colbert, Kelly Ripa and Other TV Stars Recall Their Most Memorable Commercials

From Super Bowl spots to local hair salon ads

Many of fall TV's biggest stars have one thing in common: They appeared in commercials early (and sometimes, not-so-early) in their career as they tried to break into Hollywood. Earlier…

The 5 Buzziest Television Trends That Defined This Year's Upfronts

From digital disruption to Kiefer Sutherland

The annual broadcast upfronts week has wrapped, as the networks spent four days wooing buyers with their new schedules, lots of impressive-sounding stats (some figures were more accurate than others)…

Decent Turnout for 24: Live Another Day

After a 4-year hiatus, Jack Bauer may still have legs

Jack Bauer’s return to prime time was met with a reception that hovered somewhere between a bang and a whimper. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day ratings, the premiere of Fox’s limited series 24:…

Fox Looks to ‘Sweep’ Its Rivals With 24 Reboot

Live Another Day promises to be May’s biggest event series

A week of May sweeps has been burned off and yet the broadcast networks have yet to air a single tent pole event. But while it’s been business as usual…

The Changing Role of Bartenders in Ads

He’s not the old Jake we used to know

In 1956, intrepid reporter Hal Boyle of the Associated Press asked drinkers everywhere for a small favor: show a little love for the barkeep. “If you have sent flowers to…

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 2-9

Kiefer Sutherland's new tattoo, Penélope Cruz's directorial debut and the Manning brothers' bad rap

Jack Bauer Bakes the Hell Out of Cupcakes in Killer Laptop Ad

Kiefer Sutherland's latest commercial gig

Kiefer Sutherland gives a fun performance, reviving his Jack Bauer persona from 24, as he bakes cupcakes in this 90-second spot punctuated by car chases, explosions, the actor's trademark intense…

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