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Evan Katz is a writer and executive producer for 24. He was also the showrunner of 24: Live Another Day and, with Manny Coto, the creator and showrunner for 24: Legacy.

Career Edit

Katz began his professional career in 1990, working as both writer and producer of the TV film Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again. After that, he continued working on shows such as The Commish and McKenna. In the 1990s, while working as part of the writers' staff for the show JAG, Katz met 24 co-creator Robert Cochran. He also worked with writer and co-creator Joel Surnow on the show Special Unit 2 in 2001.

In 2012, after 24's initial run, Katz served as producer and writer for the series Awake, along with Howard Gordon. The show features Cherry Jones in its main cast. During that time, he also collaborated on shows like The Event and Body of Proof.

Katz is married to casting director Lisa Miller Katz.

Role on 24 Edit

Katz started working on 24 during Season 2, serving as both writer and consulting producer. In 2004, Katz won a Writers Guild of America award for the episode "Day 2: 7:00pm-8:00pm." Starting with Season 3, he also became an executive producer on the show.

In 2014, Katz returned with Cochran, Gordon and Manny Coto to write 24: Live Another Day, on which he and Coto served as showrunners. Katz and Coto later served as showrunners for 24: Legacy.

24 credits Edit




BTS Evan Katz

Katz during an interview for 24: Live Another Day

24-related appearances Edit

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