Tuesday, May 11, 2010 ABC Television Network
PRESS RELEASE - ENTERTAINMENT - ABC AND VERIZON OFFER LOST FANS OPPORTUNITY TO SAY FAREWELL
IN CELEBRATION OF THE SIXTH AND FINAL SEASON OF "LOST," ABC AND VERIZON GIVE FANS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO SAY FAREWELL
Selected Messages from Fans Will Be Used On-Air During Retrospective Special
In celebration of the sixth and final season for "Lost," ABC and Verizon will give fans a unique opportunity to participate and say goodbye to one of the most iconic shows of all time. Fans will need to watch "Lost" on Tuesday, May 18 (9:00-10:02 p.m. ET) in order to get a special short code to text in their farewell messages. Only Verizon customers are eligible to submit and all texts must be received within 30 minutes after the special short code is aired on ABC. Standard text/data rates may apply.
Selected messages will then be used on-air on Sunday, May 23 during the retrospective special, "Lost: The Final Journey," from 7:00-9:00 p.m., ET, which takes a look back over the past six seasons of this groundbreaking show that precedes the highly anticipated series finale, airing from 9:00-11:30 p.m., ET.
"Lost" stars Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Nestor Carbonell as Richard Alpert, Emilie de Ravin as Claire, Michael Emerson as Ben, Jeff Fahey as Frank Lapidus, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Ken Leung as Miles, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Terry O'Quinn as Locke and Zuleikha Robinson as Ilana.
"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.
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