Category Archives: Hostages


What would you do if you were the surgeon assigned to the save the life of the current US President, only to come home and realize that your family has been taken hostage and if you don’t do what’s in your power as the chief surgeon assigned to the President, and kill the Commander in Chief, your family will be killed?  That’s exactly what Dr Ellen Sanders (Toni Collette) will have to figure out this season on CBS’ newest drama

The Scoop on CBS UpFronts

CBS rolled out its new drama and comedy series yesterday at the Upfronts in NYC. I thought this might be a good time for a brief synopsis on what to expect in the 2013-14 season. Here goes. Hostages, set to air on Mondays at 10 (taking the slot of Hawaii Five-0), takes a dare and uses kidnappers led by Agent Duncan Carlisle (Dylan McDermott) to attempt to force a Presidential assassination via threats to Dr. Ellen Sanders (Toni Collette) and

First Look: HOSTAGES on CBS

What is HOSTAGES? HOSTAGES, from executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer, is a high-octane suspense drama starring Emmy Award winner Toni Collette as a premiere surgeon thrust into a chilling political conspiracy when her family is taken hostage by rogue FBI Agent Duncan Carlisle (Dylan McDermott). Dr. Ellen Sanders (Collette) and her family are held captive in their home by Carlisle, a desperate man doing the wrong thing for the right reasons, who orders her to assassinate the President (James Naughton) when