Written by Adam DaSilva
Directed by Milan Cheylov
Airs Mondays at 9pm (Et) on Fox
One of the best things about this event series version of 24 is that the narrative is more tightly scripted. With 12 episodes instead of 24, there is no room for fluff. There hasn’t been much of it so far, and the producers have been able to keep the tension high almost the entire way. It’s also difficult at this stage in the game for it to spring genuine surprises.
So it is very satisfying to see the unexpected return of a man who has had such an impact on both Jack’s and Audrey’s lives in the past: Cheng. He’s a true villain, unrelenting in his aggression and with zero dissension in his ranks. This makes any goal he sets out to achieve,