Ever since the return of 24 in a 12-episode "event series" was announced, we've had a ton of questions. And just like Kiefer Sutherland, WE NEED ANSWERS! TELL US!
First off, if they were just going to bring it back, why the heck was the show cancelled in the first place? Fox's Chairman of Entertainment Kevin Reilly says:
"Everybody was drained creatively and it felt like it was time. We wanted it to go out strong."
But as they were discussing ideas for a possible movie, co-creator Howard Gordon decided 2 hours just wasn't 24- but maybe 12 was! Kevin says: