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cliffhanger

a situation of imminent disaster usually occurring at the end of each episode of a serialized film
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Then suddenly prime time was flush with cliffhangers.
CLIFFHANGERS, produced by Lions Gate Television in partnership with Paramount International Television, will air in the United States on Fox Family Channel.
Whether it's Den and Angie with the 'I'm dying' and 'Oh really, here's the divorce papers' stand-off, or poor Lofty being jilted by Michelle back in 1985, or more recently the will-they, won't-they cliffhanger surrounding the marriage of secret bisexual Syed and bride Amira.
Thankfully, the all-important cliffhangers will still be present, leaving viewers dangling until the concluding episode.
Gen tells her story in bits and pieces, always ending on cliffhangers that have her blog readers speculating as to who is really at fault and what will happen next.
The surprising twists and page-turning cliffhangers literally pulsate with dramatic tension, and the novel's pace, in near-breathless passages, runs full-throttle as the reader approaches the story's climax and vows to untangle each perilous detail.
Joe Lando will star in CLIFFHANGERS, a new and innovative one-hour dramatic series from Lions Gate, in partnership with Paramount International Television.
Based on the classic game show, The Price is Right Cliffhangers is as easy and exciting as the TV version.
So today, we look at 10 famous Corrie cliffhangers of the past:
Whew - that's enough disaster for several seasons of cliffhangers.