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Show Details

Broadcaster: DStv 
Show Genre: Made-For-TV Movie
Season Premiere: Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Time: 19h00 - 20h30

Show Summary


24: Redemption is an American television movie written by Howard Gordon and directed by Jon Cassar that bridges the gap between the sixth and seventh seasons of the action series 24.

The narrative in the episode takes place during a presidential inauguration and is split between the fictional African nation Sangala and the United States: in Sangala, Jack Bauer finds himself caught up in a military coup while trying to find a place where he can 'be at peace'; and in the United States, where President-elect Allison Taylor is being sworn in to office.

The movie takes place in real-time, covering two hours, 15h00 to 17h00, GMT. It originally aired in the USA on FOX on 23 November, 2008 and is 89 minutes long.

24: Redemption aired in South Africa on DStv's M-Net Action channel on Wednesday 3 June 2009, at 19h00. It is followed the next week by the Season 7 premiere of 24, on 10 June.

See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Repeats

Wednesday 3 June: 22h30
Thursday 4 June: 11h00
Sunday 7 June: 13h00

Synopsis

The wait is finally over as the highly anticipated television event shot on location in South Africa and in Los Angeles finds Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) working at a school in Africa where he is called upon to stop a ruthless warlord from drafting innocent children into his murderous militia.

At home, it's inauguration day for President-elect Allison Taylor (Cherry Jones) while malevolent mastermind Jonas Hodges (Jon Voight) fans the flames of the international crisis.

Jack soon finds himself in the midst of a bloody uprising in the fictitious African nation of Sangala where a ruthless dictator is drafting innocent children to serve as soldiers in his army.

As the vicious Colonel Dubaku (Hakeem Kae-Kazim) descends on an orphanage in search of recruits, Jack enters into a one-man crusade at the behest of his friend Carl Benton (Robert Carlyle) to rescue the children and get them to safety.

Setting the stage and raising the stakes for the upcoming season, Jack faces decisions and sacrifices that will change his life forever in the heart-pounding 24: Redemption.

Cast and Characters

SANGALA, AFRICA

Kiefer Sutherland
Jack Bauer, who finds himself traveling the world in self-imposed exile. He visits his friend Carl in Africa, where he gets caught up in a military coup.

Robert Carlyle
Carl Benton, an old friend of Bauer's who is running a school for rescued war orphans.

Gil Bellows
Frank Tramell, a State Department official ordered to subpoena Bauer.

Tony Todd
General Benjamin Juma, a former dictator responsible for committing genocide in Sangala and leader of the People's Freedom Army.

Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Colonel Iké Dubaku, one of Juma's lieutenants in the PFA.

Isaach De Bankolé
Ule Matobo, Prime Minister of Sangala.

Sean Cameron Michael
Charles Solenz, a UN aid worker helping at Benton's school.

Sivuyeli Ngesi
Thomas, an African young man helping at Benton's school.

Siyabulela Ramba
Willie, a war orphan under the care of Benton.

Zolile Nokwe
Youssou Dubaku, Iké's younger brother and second-in-command.

WASHINGTON, DC

Cherry Jones
President-elect Allison Taylor.

Colm Feore
First Gentleman Henry Taylor.

Bob Gunton
White House Chief of Staff Ethan Kanin.

Jon Voight
Jonas Hodges, a serious villain involved in a Blackwater-type organisation.

Powers Boothe
Outgoing president Noah Daniels.

Peter MacNicol
Outgoing White House Chief of Staff Tom Lennox.

Eric Lively
First Son Roger Taylor.

Carly Pope
Samantha Roth, girlfriend of Roger Taylor.

Kris Lemche
Chris Whitley, a friend of Roger Taylor.

Mark Kiely
Secret Service Agent Edward Vossler.

Seasons

Note: Seasons 6 and 7 were separated by the TV movie 24: Redemption, which did not air on Fox Entertainment.

Season 1 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 31 Jan 2002 | Finale: 11 Jul 2002 | Thursdays, 19h00
Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 15 Feb 2005 | Finale: 26 Jul 2005 | Tuesdays, 21h00
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 12 Sep 2010 | Finale: 5 Oct 2010 | Daily, 23h15

Season 2 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 1 Jul 2003 | Finale: 9 Dec 2003 | Tuesdays, 21h30
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 6 Oct 2010 | Finale: 29 Oct 2010 | Daily, 23h15

Season 3 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 13 Apr 2004 | Finale: 21 Sep 2004 | Tuesdays, 21h30
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 30 Oct 2010 | Finale: 22 Nov 2010 | Daily, 23h15

Season 4 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 3 May 2005 | Finale: 11 Oct 2005 | Tuesdays, 21h30
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 9 Jul 2010 | Finale: 17 Dec 2010 | Fridays, 21h00

Season 5 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 9 May 2006 | Finale: 17 Oct 2006 | Tuesdays, 21h30
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 4 Jul 2011 | Finale: 12 Dec 2011 | Mondays, 21h00

Season 6 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 15 May 2007 | Finale: 23 Oct 2007 | Tuesdays, 21h30
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 3 Jul 2012 | Finale: 11 Dec 2012 | Tuesdays, 21h00

24: Redemption

Channel: M-Net Action | Premiere: 3 Jun 2009 | Wednesday, 19h00
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Aired: Did not air

Season 7 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net Action | Premiere: 10 Jun 2009 | Finale: 18 Nov 2009 | Wednesdays, 19h00
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 1 Jan 2013 | Finale: 4 Jun 2013 | Tuesdays, 21h00

Season 8 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net Action | Premiere: 6 Oct 2010 | Finale: 16 Mar 2011 | Wednesdays, 19h00

Cast & Characters

Character Actor
Jack Bauer Kiefer Sutherland
President Elect Allison Taylor Cherry Jones
Ethan Kanin Bob Gunton
Henry Taylor Colm Feore
President Noah Daniels Powers Boothe
Carl Benton Robert Carlyle
Tom Lennox Peter MacNicol
Frank Trammell Gil Bellows
Jonas Hodges Jon Voight
Colonel Iké Dubaku Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Willie Siyabulela Ramba
President Ule Matobo Isaach De Bankolé
Chris Whitley Kris Lemche
Roger Taylor Eric Lively
Halcott James Joseph O'Neil
Samantha Roth Carly Pope
John Quinn Sebastian Roché
General Benjamin Juma Tony Todd
Edward Vossler Mark Kiely
Nichols Mark Aiken
Charles Solenz Sean Cameron Michael
Thomas Sivuyile Ngesi
Youssou Dubaku Zolile Nokwe
Rebel Commander Tshamano Sebe

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