Premiere Date, Trailer Released for 24 Season Eight

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NFL playoffs. A white Christmas. The season premiere of 24.

These are all things individuals look forward to each winter. While we've been aware of the dates on which the first two will occur, Fox has revealed the seasin eight premiere date for 24: January 17.

When the suspense-filled drama returns, it will shift locations to New York City. It will also feature big names such as Katee Sackhoff and Freddie Prinze, Jr.

But, based on the promo below, one thing will remain the same: the country will need Jack Bauer!

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