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January 16th, 2012

Last updated: 2015-05-26

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Watch Alcatraz Online

Alcatraz is a sci-fi show which is creating huge furor in the US television industry and scaling new heights of popularity. The show happens to be the brain child of Elizabeth Sarnoff (Lost, Dead wood, NYPD Blue, Crossing Jordan etc). This highly attention-grabbing television series has been produced by none other than the legendary J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions. Since the pilot episode the show has exercised its command over the viewers’ interest level. All the credit goes to the perfect delineation of the out of the ordinary situations of the series. There is a perfect amalgamation of eerie or supernatural sensations with that of a thriller.

The backdrop of the show is definitely Alcatraz prison which is situated in an island and is a natural abode of inexplicable incidents. The interesting as well as exciting story line of Alcatraz goes on like this. On the fateful day of 21t March, 1963 Alcatraz prison (set in an island) came to a sudden close. The most bizarre incident that paved the way for this abrupt as well as unusual closure of the prison facility was a series of mysterious disappearances that took place in the inner sanctums of the prison.

It was found that around 300 prison mates as well as 40 guards were missing from Alcatraz. There was absolutely no clue to where they could have gone. In order to make this incident undercover, government fabricated a story that the prison was being closed. Unsafe conditions in the prison were shown to be the main reason. The truth starts getting revealed as San Francisco cop, Hauser (role played by Sam Neil) finds out those prison inmates were actually missing from Alcatraz. They had never been transported. The scenario changes gradually and shifts its focus in the San Francisco of the present time. Like a miracle the prison mates start returning. They have not been subjected to aging process and they have no clue that they had actually been missing all these years. This is where the suspense deepens. More surprisingly Government too seems to expect their return. Hauser along with Detective Rebecca Madsen (role played by Sarah Jones) sets forth in a journey to capture the returning prisoners.

Viewers feel drawn to the show with each captivating scene. This high ratings as well as regular viewers are the best proof of the potential autonomy that it enjoys. The show kicked off on Fox. It was 16th January, 2012. Alcatraz was pout on air as a midseason replacement. While telecasting the show, even the producers or the channel authorities might not have figured that it was going to be such a big hit.

The cast of the show has done significant justice to their roles. If you would like to take a searching glance at the most important lead actors of the show they are as follows-Sam Neil, Sarah Jones, Parminder Naga, Jason Butler Harner, Robert Forster as well as Jonny Coyne. All these actors have exerted the best of their acting prowess. As a result viewers could get to see a thrilling series which is galvanized with suspense in every moment.

First Aired: January 16, 2012
Air Day: Monday
Air Time: 9:00 PM
Runtime: 60 minutes
Network: FOX
Genre: Action, Drama, Science-Fiction

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