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[11/08/17 - 02:22 PM]
NBC Reveals January Return Dates, "Taken" Season Premiere
Look for the show's revamped second season to launch on Friday, January 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/15/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 15
Updates include: Scott Glenn cast in Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Adam Goldberg signs onto NBC's "Taken"; Kirk Acevedo to recur on The CW's "Arrow."

[07/25/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 25
Updates include: Tom Felton exiting The CW's "The Flash"; Tracy Spiridakos set as regular on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and Colin Ferguson to recur on FXX's "You're the Worst."

[06/21/17 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 21
Updates include: Clive Standen, Jennifer Beals only regulars due back on NBC's "Taken"; Michael Esper cast in FX's "Trust"; and Michael Seitzman to run ABC's "Quantico."

[06/19/17 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 Season
Said dates run from Monday, September 25 ("The Voice," "The Brave") through Friday, October 27 ("Blindspot"); plus two-hour "Dateline NBC" on Fridays pushes "Taken" to midseason.

[06/05/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 5
Updates include: ESPN to air ABC comedy pilot "Jalen vs. Everybody" on Tuesday; Julianne Nicholson cast in NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Lifetime pushes "UnReal" return to 2018.

[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[05/09/17 - 01:30 PM]
NBC Orders Second Season of "Taken"
Plus: the Peacock will expand the show's sophomore run from 10 to 16 episodes.

[03/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
"SNL" Is Saturday's #1 Telecast, Up 20% vs. the Show's March Average Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 11.

[11/01/16 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Solidifies Monday Strategy for the Season: More "Timeless" Plus Premieres of "The Voice" and New Action Series "Taken"
The highly anticipated new action series "Taken" will launch Monday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/15/16 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Augments Its Stable Schedule with Ambitious New Dramas, High-Concept Comedies and Unpredictable Unscripted Series
Highlights include new dramas "Timeless" on Mondays and "This Is Us" on Tuesdays; plus "Blindspot" moves to Wednesdays and "Chicago Med" relocates to Thursdays.

[05/11/16 - 05:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11 - "Powerless," "Trial & Error" Join NBC's Comedy Series Roster
The Peacock previously ordered comedy "The Good Place" and dramas "Taken" and "Emerald City" straight to series.

[03/25/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 25
Updates include: HBO's "Togetherness" to sign off after two seasons; Spike TV presses pause on "Red Mars" after showrunner exit; and The CW to redevelop "The Notebook," "Weaveworld" next season.

[03/21/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 21
Updates include: Lucas Till cast as "MacGyver" for CBS; Will Patton signs onto FOX's "Shots Fired"; and Lorraine Toussaint, Carl Weathers join "Chicago Justice" at NBC.

[03/17/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 17
Updates include: J.D. Pardo is the latest to join ABC's "The Jury"; Daniel Bonjour set for a role on The CW's "Frequency"; and Sterling Sulieman is "Still Star-Crossed" for ABC.

[03/15/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 15
Updates include: Jennifer Beals to star in NBC's "Taken"; Sakina Jaffrey set as lead in ABC's "Toast"; and Stephen Fry to visit "The Great Indoors" at CBS.

[03/08/16 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 8
Updates include: A&E gives early renewal to "60 Days In"; Goran Visnjic to chase "Time" for NBC; and Anna Torv cast in "Mind Hunter" at Netflix.

[03/02/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 2
Updates include: Piper Perabo to become "Notorious" for ABC; Kaitlin Olson to lead FOX's "The Mick"; and Cyrus Arnold and Simon Belz to star as "Chunk & Bean" at ABC.

[03/01/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 1
Updates include: Jason Lee to lead "What Goes Around Comes Around" at CBS; Taylor Handley to answer the "APB" at FOX; and Katie Aselton joins the cast of FX's "Legion."

[02/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer cast in The CW's "Frequency"; Dan Byrd first to board ABC's "Model Woman"; and Vanessa Hudgens is bound for NBC's "Powerless."

[02/03/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 3
Updates include: Barry Sloane, Edwin Hodge cast in History's "Six"; Emily Rios tapped for "The Infamous" at A&E; and WGN America cancels "Manhattan" after two seasons.

[10/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 19
Updates include: Netflix eyes limited series revival of "Gilmore Girls"; NBC trims orders for "Hot & Bothered," "Superstore"; and ABC Family extends "Baby Daddy" by 10 additional episodes.

[09/17/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 17
Updates include: Omar Epps cast in USA's "Shooter"; NBC to bring "Taken" to the small screen; and Denzel Washington to bring August Wilson's "The Pittsburgh Cycle" to HBO.







TAKEN (NBC)
Returns Friday, January 12
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/27/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (16 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, November 2017) From executive producer Luc Besson ("Taken," "The Fifth Element"), this modern-day, edge-of-your-seat thriller follows a young but deadly Bryan Mills (Clive Standen, "Vikings"), former CIA spy Christina Hart (Jennifer Beals, "The L Word," "The Last Tycoon") and a team of covert operatives as they embark on rescue missions around the world - a job that employs Bryan's very particular, and very dangerous, set of skills. In 30 years, this character is destined to become the Bryan Mills that we've come to love from the "Taken" films. Adam Goldberg ("Fargo") and Jessica Camacho ("The Flash") also star. Luc Besson, Greg Plageman, Matthew Gross and Thomas Anargyros executive produce. "Taken" is produced by EuropaCorp TV and Universal Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brooklyn Sudano as Asha Flynn
· Clive Standen as Bryan Mills
· Gaius Charles as John
· James Landry Hebert as Rem
· Jennifer Beals as Christina Hart
· Jose Pablo Cantillo as Dave
· Michael Irby as Scott
· Monique Gabriela Curnen as Becca Vlasik
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Graves as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Alexander Cary as CRTR/EP
· Edouard de Vesinne as EP
· Luc Besson as EP
· Matthew Gross as EP
· Thomas Anargyros as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· EuropaCorp Television
· Universal Television