Jack Bauer tops TV heroes list

Jack Bauer tops TV heroes list

'24:'This image released by Fox shows Kiefer Sutherland in a scene from "24: Live Another Day." Photo: Associated Press

Kiefer Sutherland’s “24” character Jack Bauer has topped a new poll to find TV’s Greatest Action Hero.

The tough guy has beaten out Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Buffy Summers and Adam West’s Batman in the new TV Guide magazine survey.

Richard Dean Anderson’s MacGyver and Diana Rigg’s Avengers character Emma Peel round out the top five, while “The Six Million Dollar Man’s” Steve Austin (Lee Majors), “Alias'” Sydney Bristow (Jennifer Garner) and “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’s” Illya Kuryakin (David McCallum) make the top 10.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 9


A look back at the entertainment headlines that went down in history.

in Entertainment

‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

in Entertainment

Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

in Music

New biography details Tom Petty’s drug use


Tom Petty was hooked on heroin in the 1990s, according to his longtime pal Warren Haynes, who is preparing to release an unauthorized biography.

in Music

Phil Collins undergoes back surgery


The former Genesis star underwent the operation last week.