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24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY Finale Post-Mortem: Manny Coto on the Most Emotional Scene

July 14, 2014 by  
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[Warning: This post contains massive spoilers for the finale of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY. If you have not watched the finale, please don’t read this post until after you’ve viewed the hour.]

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24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY: Manny Coto on the Time Jump, the Finale, and More

July 11, 2014 by  
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24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY concludes on Monday with a jam-packed finale, and while the hour includes a number of highly emotional scenes and incredible action sequences, the series is also pulling off a first: they’re doing a time jump during the hour to help conclude the day’s events.

“We’ve always had, since pretty early on in the design of the season, the feeling that to do time jumps throughout the season didn’t feel right to us,” 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY executive producer Manny Coto told reporters on a conference call earlier today. “We quickly found that it was easy to — while it’s possible to pause one story for a time jump, 24 is always telling multiple stories. And to pause them all became kind of unwieldy, and we found really slowed momentum. At a certain point we kind of realized where the season was building, and…given [the finale] ending, we knew we wanted…a sequence after [some of the big events], that would take place after people had processed what has happened. We knew that that would be a good place for a 12 hour time jump, and it felt right to do the time jump at that point.”

And while the time jump allows for a degree of closure, in true 24 tradition, every single storyline won’t be neatly tied up.

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May 4, 2014 by  
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GMMR in case you missed it featured

Were you too busy this week to keep up with everything that happened in TV news? Give Me My Remote‘s got you covered! We’re catching you up on anything exciting you might have missed here at GMMR!

This week on GMMR:

ONCE UPON A TIME: Josh Dallas Previews a Big Charming/Snow Episode
FAKING IT: Carter Covington Previews What’s to Come in Season 1
ARROW Season 2 Finale First Look Photo: Look Who’s Back!
REVOLUTION’s Rockne S. O’Bannon on the Last Four Episodes of the Season: ‘Everything Absolutely Comes to a Head’
24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY Bosses Evan Katz and Manny Coto Preview the Event Series
THE GOLDBERGS: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin, Troy Gentile, and Hayley Orrantia Preview ‘The Age of Darkness’
PLAYING HOUSE: Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham on Their Reel (and Real) Best Friendship, their Unique USA Network Show, and More
THE FOLLOWING Season 2 Finale Post-Mortem: Marcos Siega on the End of the Joe Carroll Chapter, the ‘Epic’ Alternate Ending, Season 3, and More
THE VOICE: The Eliminated Contestants Speak Out
REVOLUTION: Elizabeth Mitchell on Rachel Being the ‘Catalyst for Change’ and What’s to Come
SUBURGATORY: Carly Chaikin Teases ‘Dalia Nicole Smith’ and What’s to Come
THE BIG BANG THEORY: Steve Molaro on the STAR WARS Tribute, the Season Finale, and More
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES: Caroline Dries and Ian Somerhalder on Enzo’s Return, and Damon and Elena Tension
BOB’S BURGERS: Loren Bouchard and Kristen Schaal on the Upcoming Soundtrack and Comic Books
SLEEPY HOLLOW: Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci Tease One of the Big Questions of Season 2 and New Characters
ONCE UPON A TIME: Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis on the Season Finale, and More

This week in pictures:

24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY Two-Hour Premiere Photos
BONES, GLEE, NEW GIRL and More: Check Out Some Behind-the-Scenes Pictures!
THE SIMPSONS: Check Out a Poster for the LEGO Episode!
ONCE UPON A TIME: ‘Kansas’ Photo Preview

This week in videos:

PENNY DREADFUL: Watch the Premiere Now!

This week in news:

PERSON OF INTEREST, NCIS, THE BIG BANG THEORY, and More: CBS Teases Its Upcoming Season Finale Schedule
Fox Sets GREASE LIVE for 2015
THE VOICE: Gwen Stefani Officially Joins Season 7
ALMOST HUMAN Canceled By Fox
THE MINDY PROJECT: Zoe Jarman Will Not Be a Series Regular in Season 3