LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Fans of ABC's "Alias" can rest easy.
Several sources close to the series have confirmed the network has picked up the drama for a fourth season today. The veteran drama joins "According to Jim," "America's Funniest Home Videos," "The Bachelor," "Extreme Makeover," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "The George Lopez Show," "Hope & Faith," "Monday Night Football," "My Wife and Kids" and "N.Y.P.D. Blue" as the initial members of the Alphabet's returning 2004-05 class.
ABC announces its fall schedule at its annual upfront presentation in New York City on Tuesday, May 18.
J.J. Abrams, John Eisendrath, Ken Olin, Alex Kurtzman-Counter and Bob Orci are the executive producers of "Alias," which comes from Touchstone Television.