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9.24.2009

flashforward premieres tonight


FlashForward premieres tonight! I've written quite a bit about this show over the last year, and now it's finally here. I've seen the pilot episode that's airing tonight, and it's a doozy. I'm looking forward to seeing where this is going.

It's a sci-fi-tinged drama about what happens when the everyone in the world blacks out for 2 minutes and 17 seconds, and gets a glimpse of his or her life six months in the future. Want a preview? The first 17 minutes of the premiere are available for viewing online here.

It's promising. I like the characters, and it's hell of a premise. And of course, our man John Cho is in the starring cast as FBI Agent Demetri Noh. He has to figure out what's up when everyone sees their future... except for him. He doesn't see anything. What does that mean? He's quite likeable in the role, and I can't to wait to see what happens with the character.

The pilot episodes leaves you with a lot to go on. Who/what caused the blackout? The entire world's population has seen its future -- what are the repercussions? But looking ahead, my main concern is what happens six months from now, when we reach the fated date of April 29. Where does the show go after that?