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|name=Joel Surnow
 
|name=Joel Surnow
|born ={{d|November|29|1954}}<br>Detroit, Michigan, USA
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|role = Co-creator<br>Executive producer<br>Writer<br>Showrunner (Days 1-4)}}
 
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:''"Another thing is that a lot of shows are forgiven for sort of repeating certain plot twists and turns. But we can't get away with it. We're expected to go into new territory every time out."''
 
:''"Another thing is that a lot of shows are forgiven for sort of repeating certain plot twists and turns. But we can't get away with it. We're expected to go into new territory every time out."''
 
:<small>&mdash; [http://www.backstage.com/news/dialogue-joel-surnow-robert-cochran/ Joel Surnow on the writing procedures for ''24'']</small>
 
:<small>&mdash; [http://www.backstage.com/news/dialogue-joel-surnow-robert-cochran/ Joel Surnow on the writing procedures for ''24'']</small>
   
'''Joel Surnow''' {{born|November|29|1954}} is the co-creator of ''[[24]]'', along with [[Robert Cochran]]. He is also a former executive producer and writer on the show and served as showrunner for the first four seasons, after which [[Howard Gordon]] took over for unknown reasons. His cousin is fellow ''24'' writer-producer [[Michael Loceff]].
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'''Joel Surnow''' {{born|November|29|1954}} is the co-creator of ''[[24]]'', along with [[Robert Cochran]]. He is also a former executive producer and writer on the show. His cousin is fellow ''24'' writer-producer [[Michael Loceff]].
   
 
== Biography and career ==
 
== Biography and career ==
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=== ''24''-related appearances ===
 
=== ''24''-related appearances ===
[[File:Day_4_production_Surnow_Callery_Cassar_Kiefer.jpg|thumb|right|Joel Surnow with Sean Callery, Jon Cassar and Kiefer Sutherland]]
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[[File:Day_4_production_Surnow_Callery_Cassar_Kiefer.jpg|thumb|right|Joe Surnow with Jon Cassar and Kiefer Sutherland]]
 
* ''[[24 Inside]]'' season 5 show 2
 
* ''[[24 Inside]]'' season 5 show 2
 
* ''[[Pure 24]]'' episode 1x23
 
* ''[[Pure 24]]'' episode 1x23
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[[File:Day_3_Surnow_and_Gordon_discuss.jpg|thumb|Surnow and Howard Gordon discuss the outcome of [[Season 3|Day 3]].]]
 
[[File:Day_3_Surnow_and_Gordon_discuss.jpg|thumb|Surnow and Howard Gordon discuss the outcome of [[Season 3|Day 3]].]]
 
=== Creator ===
 
=== Creator ===
All with [[Robert Cochran]]
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*All episodes (with [[Robert Cochran]])
*''[[24]]'' (all episodes)
 
*''[[24: Live Another Day]]'' (all episodes)
 
*''[[24: Legacy]]'' (all episodes, "Based on the series '24' created by")
 
*[[24 (Indian TV series)|''24'' (Indian)]] (all episodes, "Based on the U.S. series '24' created by")
 
 
 
=== Producer ===
 
=== Producer ===
 
* [[Season 1]] &ndash; [[Season 6]]: Executive Producer
 
* [[Season 1]] &ndash; [[Season 6]]: Executive Producer
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** {{ep|7x00}}, {{ep|7x09s}} &ndash; {{ep|7x24s}}: Executive Consultant
 
** {{ep|7x00}}, {{ep|7x09s}} &ndash; {{ep|7x24s}}: Executive Consultant
 
* [[Season 8]]: Executive Consultant
 
* [[Season 8]]: Executive Consultant
* {{ep|9x02}}: Executive Consultant
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* {{ep|Lx02}}: Executive Consultant
* ''[[24: Legacy|Legacy]]'': Executive Consultant
 
 
=== Writer ===
 
=== Writer ===
 
All with [[Michael Loceff]] unless otherwise indicated.
 
All with [[Michael Loceff]] unless otherwise indicated.
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**{{ep|2x02}}
 
**{{ep|2x08}}
 
**{{ep|2x08}}
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**{{ep|2x18}}
 
**{{ep|2x18}}
 
**{{ep|2x24}} (teleplay)
 
**{{ep|2x24}} (teleplay)
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**{{ep|6x23}}
 
**{{ep|6x23}}
 
*[[Season 7]]
 
*[[Season 7]]
**{{ep|7x01}} (with [[Howard Gordon]] & [[Michael Loceff]])
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**{{ep|7x01}}
 
**{{ep|7x02}} (teleplay)
 
**{{ep|7x02}} (teleplay)
 
*[[24 (Indian TV series)|''24'' (Indian)]]
 
*[[24 (Indian TV series)|''24'' (Indian)]]
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**{{ep|in1x21}}
 
**{{ep|in1x24}}
 
**{{ep|in1x24}}
**{{ep|in2x01}}
 
**{{ep|in2x02}}
 
**{{ep|in2x09}}
 
**{{ep|in2x11}}
 
**{{ep|in2x13}} (teleplay)
 
**{{ep|in2x21}}
 
**{{ep|in2x24}}
 
 
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* {{wp}}
 
 
* {{Imdb|name/nm0839695}}
 
* {{Imdb|name/nm0839695}}
 
* [http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr/television/feature_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001842709 Interview with The Hollywood Reporter]
 
* [http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr/television/feature_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001842709 Interview with The Hollywood Reporter]
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[[Category:Season 8 crew]]
 
[[Category:Season 8 crew]]
 
[[Category:Live Another Day crew]]
 
[[Category:Live Another Day crew]]
[[Category:Legacy crew]]
 
 
[[Category:Emmy Award nominees]]
 
[[Category:Emmy Award nominees]]
 
[[Category:Emmy Award winners]]
 
[[Category:Emmy Award winners]]
 
[[Category:24 (Indian) crew]]
 
[[Category:Featured articles|Joel Surnow]]
 
[[Category:Featured articles|Joel Surnow]]

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