In the wake of a mysterious alien invasion, a family fights to stay together in a new world order.
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Josh Holloway ...  Will Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Sarah Wayne Callies ...  Katie Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Peter Jacobson ...  Alan Snyder 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Tory Kittles ...  Broussard 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Isabella Crovetti ...  Gracie Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Alex Neustaedter ...  Bram Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Amanda Righetti ...  Madeline 23 episodes, 2016-2017
Jacob Buster ...  Charlie Bowman 17 episodes, 2016-2018
Ally Walker ...  Helena / ... 16 episodes, 2016-2018
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Set in the near future, Colony centers on a family who must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together while trying to survive. They live in L.A., which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled and suffer the consequences. Written by malahide-107-163858

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Collaborate or resist. (Season 1) See more »


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The bar's name Yoknapatawpha comes from William Faulkner and he is referenced in the pilot. Faulkner said it meant "water flows slow through flat land." in Chickasaw. See more »

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Very few shows capture my attention this well
14 January 2016 | by thirdlocksteveSee all my reviews

Josh Holloway (Sawyer, from "Lost") heads a fine cast that includes Peter Jacobson (Taub, from "House") in a thrilling dramatic take on what the world might become once aliens have landed and divided humanity into those who collaborate, and those who suffer if they don't. A wall has been erected to keep the huddled masses out of the 'good' part of California, and the stage is set for conflict and character development. Jacobson's character heads the 'Red Hats', the security forces that enforce the division of mankind into the 'regular' people & 'the new elite'. Smuggling and resistance is a large part of daily life under the alien overlords' rule. The parallels between real life in the 21st century & the fictional world of 'Colony' are nicely handled, and the political statement that the writers are making is clear: there already is a division between the haves & the have-nots is real and disturbing. Robotic drones patrol the skies, your neighbors may turn on you at any minute, and the tension is palpable from the very first scene. I liked the first episode a lot, and I hope the quality of writing stays this high. 'Colony' stands a good chance of being a hit if people tune in, it's really well done.


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