Every Wednesday, senior editors Matt Webb Mitovich and Mickey O'Connor answer your questions!In what capacity we will be seeing Desmond and his constant, Penny, next season on Lost? Any word on that? MajaMatt: Maja, this is an excellent question. I even rewatched the season finale to confirm my own POV: "Why would we ever see Dez again?" I mean, he and Penny reconnected just before sendind the Oceanic Six on their (actually not-so-)merry way. However... I have it on good authority that Henry Ian Cusick is still a part of the cast, and that Sonya Walger is likely to resurface as well. As one setsider reminds me, "Just like when people die on Lost and you see them again, just because everyone reunited doesnt mean you've seen the last of them."I was wondering what fans of CSI could look forward to for some of the other characters? There's been a lot of talk about Grissom and Sara but nothing about, say, Catherine or Nick. JocelynMatt: The good news, if you did not g...
Question: Any news on ABC's absolutely riveting Hopkins series extending its run? This is just pure quality and definitely needs more than a six-week season. Any chance of it becoming a "regular"?
Answer: I've heard nothing about an expanded series. But given that this is a continuation of a limited-run docu-series that ABC News aired several years ago, I'd think it's more likely that we'll see it return in miniseries format a while down the line. That would give each installment more of an "event" status ...
Viewers were definitely not afraid to see the doctor. Thursday's premiere of Hopkins on ABC registered 5.8 million viewers for the net, and built upon on its lead-in by 2.4 million sets of eyeballs. Good enough to win its 10 pm/ET time slot.TVNewser.com reports Hopkins, a six-week series examining life inside Baltimore's Johns Hopkins hospital, eeked out the win over CBS's Swingtown by just 100,000 viewers.For ABC, it was the best summertime, non-sports, 10 pm perfomance in two years. J.R. Whalen