'24' fifth season cast confirmed
US TV network Fox has confirmed that the fifth season of 24 will be given a four-hour premiere over two nights on January 8 and 9.
"Day 5" takes place 18 months after the conclusion of season four. Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), presumed dead, is leading a new life with Diane (Connie Britton) and her son Derek (Brady Corbet). President Logan is running the country, with CTU being commanded by Bill Buchanan (James Morrison). Key CTU operatives this season will include Curtis Manning (Roger Cross), Edgar Stiles (Louis Lombardi) and Chloe O'Brian (Mary Lynn Rajskub). Other cast confirmations for the fifth season include First Lady Martha Logan (Jean Smart), Tony Almeida (Carlos Bernard) and Audrey Raines (Kim Raver).