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alcatraz-finale-sarah-tommy.jpg“Alcatraz” fans, get ready for a doozy of a finale. In tonight’s two-hour conclusion to the first season of the time-bending drama, we’ll finally get some answers about just what happened in 1963 and how the mysterious warden was involved.

Though FOX has not yet picked up “Alcatraz” for a Season 2, co-creator Stephen Lilien tells Zap2it that the writers weren’t afraid to leave us hanging… Continue reading 'Alcatraz' finale: What's behind the warden's door?

Open Caption: Alcatraz

242 years ago today, blood was spilled in the streets of Boston. Fun fact, right? Too soon to ask you guys to put a caption on an artist’s rendering of the Boston Massacre? Thought so. Here are the winners from Friday’s contest:

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From Geek_Queen:

Damien: “What do you mean this isn’t Michael Westen’s loft?”

From mksystem74:

Damien: “Josh Holloway… eat your heart out!”

From Mate:

Damien: “What’s that smell?”

Today’s Image: Alcatraz

Tonight’s episode, “Ames Brothers/Sonny… Continue reading Open Caption: Alcatraz

‘Alcatraz’ review: Caught between the Rock and a hard place

alcatraz-review.jpgStop us if you’ve heard this before: “Alcatraz,” the latest series from executive producer J.J. Abrams, has an overarching story to tell, but its week-to-week structure is more like a crime procedural, so viewers won’t feel out of sorts if they miss an episode.

The easy comparison for “Alcatraz” is “Lost,” because it involves Abrams, an island, time travel and Jorge Garcia. But the way Abrams… Continue reading 'Alcatraz' review: Caught between the Rock and a hard place


… Uh-oh, trouble in Alcatraz! The upcoming J.J. Abrams-produced Fox show has lost its showrunner and co-creator Elizabeth Sarnoff over creative differences. The sci-fi-ish drama, about missing guards and inmates at the world’s most famous prison, will now be run by Jennifer Johnson (Chase) and screenwriter Daniel Pyne. Apparently this decision was also responsible for the production hiatus the show announced a few weeks back that consisted mostly of… Continue reading News Briefs: Alcatraz Hits More Problems

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Just after fall schedules are determined at networks’ upfront presentations in late May, major networks send the pilots of their new programs to the media. These previews are not for in-depth review, because many pilots are retooled, recast, and reshot before they officially debut, and the final product might be much different. But that doesn’t mean we can’t share some basic ideas of