‘24’ Veteran Evan Katz Joins ‘Live Another Day’ As EP, Inks Overall Deal With 20th TV

EXCLUSIVE: Another high-profile member of the 24 team has signed on for the event series reboot of the Emmy-winning real-time drama. Evan Katz is set to join fellow 24 alums — showrunner Howard Gordon, writer David Fury and director Jon Cassar — as an executive producer on Fox‘s 24: Live Another Day. The stint is part of a new two-year overall deal Katz has signed with the studio behind the 24 franchise, 20th Century Fox TV.

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Next to Gordon, Katz was probably 24’s longest-serving writer. He joined at the beginning of Season 2 and won a WGA Award for the first episode he ever wrote on the show, the Day 2 hour in which Jack Bauer fakes killing the son of a terrorist in order to force him to talk. Katz started as a consulting producer, becoming co-executive producer in Season 3 and executive producer in Season 4, staying with the series until its end in May 2010 after eight seasons. He shared in 24‘s best series Emmy win in 2006. (more…)

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