What's the Difference between Flashforward the Book and Flashforward the TV Show?

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Flashforward

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Released: 1999
Author: Robert Sawyer

Flashforward

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Released: 2009
Creator: Brannon Braga and David S. Goyer
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   Lloyd is childless, but his Fiance has a daughter, Timiko who is killed during the blackout. Lloyd was divorced, and his ex wife was killed in the blackout. He has a son with Autism who survives.
   Simcoe is enganged to Michiko who also works at CERN. He is not engaged, but sees the future where he has a relationship with Benford's wife.
   During the blackout nothing was recorded by any cameras. Recordings were made and the FBI uses them to find Suspect Zero.
   Dr. Simcoe's research partner, Theo Procopides, doesn't have a flashforward and assumes that he will be dead in the future. This character doesn't appear. Benford's parter, Demetri Fordis Noh doesn't have a flashforward.
   A second flashforward occurs 21 years later, and this time it lasts for an hour. No one sees anything this time. The second flashforward occurs 6 months later, and everyone sees about 10 years into the future.
   The world blacks out for less than 2 minutes. The blackout last 137 seconds.
   The story is centered on Dr. Lloyd Simcoe. While Dr. Lloyd Simcoe is part of the story, the main character is FBI Special Agent Mark Benford.
   The flashforward was created because of an experiment at CERN coinciding with a burst of neutrinos from a supernova. It was a coincidence. The flashforward was engineered and had been tested before.
   Simcoe works at CERN in Switzerland. He works at Stanford.
   During the flashforward people saw 21 years into the future. They only saw 6 months in the future.
   Lloyd works at CERN. He works at NLAP.
   CERN attempts to duplicate their experiment 6 months later, but no blackout occurs. They don't duplicate the experiment.
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