Touch

24-jack-bauerIt’s been a big day for Kiefer Sutherland.

The Canadian actor has seen his new drama series Touch cancelled by its American network and at the same time news has spread of a potential return of 24.

The Fox network is looking at the bringing 24 back as a limited series with Sutherland returning as the bad-ass Jack Bauer.

No deals are in place yet but the idea is in motion with former 24 showrunner Howard Gordon (Homeland) involved. Continue reading »

Touch2013Kiefer Sutherland’s drama series Touch will not be returning for a third season.

The Canadian actor features in the Tim Kring (Heroes) produced drama alongside new additions Mario Bello and Lukas Haas.

Touch is currently in its second season, which has struggled to pull audiences in the US. Its premiere drew only 1.1 million (adults 18-49) on Fox.

Kiefer-SutherlandKiefer Sutherland has thrown his support behind a push for the Canadian TV industry to retain its stars.

The 24 and Touch actor and his mother, actress Shirley Douglas, said that the country needs to support its top talent more.

Sutherland said: “For the first five years of my career I was working back and forth between the United States and Canada. The Bay Boy was the first film I got to do, I would come back and do plays, do theatre here.

“I’ve loved coming back here to work over the course of my career.” Continue reading »

Touch2013Season two of Touch kicks into gear on Global with back-to-back episodes this Friday.

The Kiefer Sutherland drama picks up where season one left off, with Martin Bohm (Sutherland) on the run with his son, Jake (David Mazouz).

Martin is determined to keep Jake safe from those who want to exploit his supernatural abilities, but Jake is on a mission of his own – to find the elusive Amelia (Saxon Sharbino).

When Jake leads Martin to Los Angeles, and to Amelia’s mother, Lucy Robbins (Maria Bello), these three form an ad hoc family, searching for the girl who may be the key to understanding Jake’s abilities. Continue reading »

Friday, September 14 – 8pm ET/PT *Special Bonus Episode* on Global

Martin’s car mysteriously breaks down in the town where he first became a reporter. When he begins to suspect his mentor is involved in illegal activity there, he risks severing their friendship in order to find the truth.

Friday, June 1 – 8pm ET/PT *Two-Hour Season Finale* on Global

As Aster Corporation grows more interested in Jake, Martin joins forces with Abigail as the battle of Jake’s custody escalates. Meanwhile, circumstances intensify when Lucy (Maria Bello) enters the picture and seemingly unrelated events are tied together, and Clea is faced with an ultimatum that has the potential to change the game.

Thursday, May 17 – 9pm ET/PT on Global

When Martin is mistaken for a criminal, he must involve himself with a heist crew in order to win back an innocent dock worker’s job. Meanwhile, Clea uncovers some surprising documents about Jake, while Martin and his late wife’s sister meet to make a pivotal decision.

Thursday, May 10 – 9pm ET/PT on Global

Martin exposes a corrupt parole officer (Scott Michael Campbell), and a Brazilian street musician (Louis Ferreira) uses his guitar to win the heart of a beautiful woman. Meanwhile, Jake bonds with another mute boy (Tre C. Roberts).

Thursday, May 3 – 9pm ET/PT on Global

Martin reunites a woman with her biological mother and twin sister, then attempts to find the person responsible for their estrangement. Meanwhile, a superstitious young woman becomes worried when her astronaut husband loses contact with earth.

Thursday, April 26 – 9pm ET/PT on Global

Martin searches for Teller’s workshop and winds up aiding another professor win big at poker. Meanwhile, a young Italian man creates a viral video to track down the love of his life whom he met in passing; a city slicker learns a lesson from a horse that makes him appreciate the rural life his deceased father chose.