ABC PRESENTS AN UNPRECEDENTED WEEKEND FILLED WITH PROGRAMMING
TO CELEBRATE THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SERIES FINALE OF "LOST"
Enhanced "Pilot, Parts 1 & 2," Airs Saturday, May 22 from 8:00-10:00 p.m., ET
"Lost" Series Finale Airs Sunday, May 23 from 9:00-11:30 p.m., ET
Retrospective Special, "Lost: The Final Journey," Precedes the Finale
from 7:00-9:00 p.m., ET - Fan Messages to Run During the Special
Jimmy Kimmel Bids the Show Farewell in
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Aloha to Lost" from 12:05-1:05 a.m., ET
The ABC "Lost" Series Finale event is set to kick off with the airing of "Pilot, Parts 1 & 2," an enhanced version of the two-hour pilot of the series that changed the way viewers watch television. The enhanced pilot will feature exclusive insight with the cast saying goodbye to the groundbreaking series and talking about what "Lost" has meant to them over the years. The enhanced pilot airs SATURDAY, MAY 22 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 9/22&29/04).
ABC and Verizon recently announced a unique opportunity for fans to participate in and say goodbye to this critically acclaimed series. Fans were asked to watch yesterday's episode of "Lost" in order to get a special short code to text in their farewell messages. Only Verizon customers were eligible to submit, and all texts had to be received within 30 minutes after the special short code was aired on ABC. Selected messages will be used on-air on Sunday, May 23 during the retrospective special, "Lost: The Final Journey," from 7:00-9:00 p.m., ET.
Also, ABC aired the winning promo on-air during last night's episode of "Lost" from passionate fans who entered the Ultimate Fan Promo Contest online at ABC.com
The series finale will air SUNDAY, MAY 23 (9:00-11:30 p.m., ET).
Following the finale episode, Jimmy Kimmel will host a one-hour post-show discussion and celebration of the beloved series in "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Aloha to Lost," SUNDAY, MAY 23 (12:05-1:05 a.m., ET). Kimmel will be joined in studio by Naveen Andrews, Nestor Carbonell, Alan Dale, Jeremy Davies, Emilie de Ravin, Michael Emerson, Matthew Fox, Daniel Dae Kim, Terry O'Quinn and Harold Perrineau, with special appearances by Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway and Evangeline Lilly and an exclusive look at THREE ALTERNATIVE FINAL SCENES from the minds of executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse.
"Lost" was created by Jeffrey Lieber and J.J. Abrams & Damon Lindelof. Abrams, Lindelof, Bryan Burk, Jean Higgins, Elizabeth Sarnoff, Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, Jack Bender and Carlton Cuse serve as executive producers. "Lost," which is filmed entirely on location in Hawaii and premiered on September 22, 2004, is from ABC Studios.