Don’t Sweat It: Degree’s Web Series Based on ’24’ Returns

Thanks to the writer’s strike, we won’t see Jack Bauer and his cohorts and enemies until next January, but fans of the Fox series “24” can get a little taste of the show’s fast-paced action starting this week.

Degree for Men antiperspirant has teamed with Fox to offer a second season of “The Rookie,” a Web series inspired by “24.”

According to the Hollywood Reporter, “The Rookie: Day 3 Extraction” is a six-part series of three- to five-minute episodes following a CTU agent trying to rescue his boss.

The series is online at and is also available through some mobile operators and on TV via video-on-demand.