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Mary Lynn Rajskub to Return to ’24’

Jack Bauer will return to the airwaves next year to save the world, and he will once again do so with the help of his trusted, yet socially awkward sidekick, Chloe O’Brian.

Fox announced today that Mary Lynn Rajskub, a series regular on “24” since season 3, will return for “24: Live Another Day,” set to bow in Spring 2014. Only series star Kiefer Sutherland appeared on more eps of the show than Rajskub.

“I am thrilled to be working with Howard and the writers again — and, of course, Kiefer!,” said Rajskub. “There’s a lot more room to grow in my character … I’m going to start sharpening my computer skills now!”

The new series picks up several years after the end of the show, which last aired on Fox in 2010.

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