If you like the sound of a “Lost” podcast, but could do without the family-den production values and amateur talent of our show, it looks like ABC is cooking up something just for you. Yes, there will be an official weekly “Lost” podcast from the network, featuring interviews with cast members and insights from the show’s creators. We do hope you’ll still stick around for our episode-by-episode reviews and fan feedback, though! Official ABC press release follows (and thanks to Cinefantastique Magazine for the tip).
ABC IS SET TO LAUNCH THE FIRST OFFICIAL â€œLOSTâ€ PODCAST SERIES ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
First Podcast Will Be Available on ABC.com on November 8
Future Podcasts will be Available on both ABC.com and Appleâ€™s iTunes, Beginning on November 15
The ABC Television Network will be launching the first official â€œLostâ€ podcast series on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8. The first podcast will be available on ABC.com. Beginning on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, all future podcasts will be available on both ABC.com and Appleâ€™s iTunes.
Each week throughout the November sweeps, various â€œLostâ€ cast members, along with informative conversations between creator/executive producer Damon Lindelof and executive producer Carlton Cuse, will tease the weekâ€™s upcoming episode, as well as answer fan questions.
On Tuesday, November 8, the first podcast will feature Josh Holloway (Sawyer) and Daniel Dae Kim (Jin) providing compelling insights into filming some rather rough raft scenes. Lindelof and Cuse will be on hand to discuss the first season, music and the upcoming episode â€œAbandonedâ€ (airing on Wednesday, November 9).
Lindelof and Cuse commented, â€œDamon and I began dreaming about podcasts back when we were working on â€˜Nash Bridgesâ€™ together – even though there was no such thing yet. Now that those dreams finally make sense, we couldn’t be more excited. If such excitement were measured on a scale of 1-7, ours would be a 19.â€
The â€œLostâ€ podcasts will be available for download on the official â€œLostâ€ website at lost.abc.com (beginning on November 8) and on Appleâ€™s iTunes (beginning on November 15). Users will be able to download the podcasts on both sites at no cost. Podcasts will remain available on each site for an unspecified time.
Fans wishing to post questions to the producers of â€œLostâ€ can do so on the â€œLostâ€ site at lost.abc.com.
A podcast is the distribution of audio files for download. You can then hear the podcast whenever you want from your computer or a portable media player.
On this Wednesdayâ€™s episode, entitled â€œAbandoned,â€ Sawyerâ€™s wound becomes life-threatening as he, Michael and Jin make their way through the interior of the island with the tail section survivors. Meanwhile, Shannon is once again haunted by visions of Walt, and Charlie becomes jealous of Lockeâ€™s interest in Claire. Ian Somerhalder and Malcolm David Kelley guest star as Boone and Walt, respectively.
â€œLost,â€ which airs WEDNESDAYS (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network, stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Mr. Eko, Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Emilie de Ravin as Claire, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Maggie Grace as Shannon, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Dominic Monaghan as Charlie, Terry Oâ€™Quinn as Locke, Harold Perrineau as Michael, Michelle Rodriguez as Ana Lucia and Cynthia Watros as Libby.
J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof co-created â€œLostâ€ and also serve as executive producers, along with Bryan Burk, Jack Bender and Carlton Cuse. â€œLost,â€ which is filmed entirely on location in Hawaii, is from Touchstone Television.