Question: Do you know when Alias' season premiere will be? — Cindi

Ausiello: It's still slated to return in January, but the time slot remains an open question — even to J.J. Abrams. "ABC is contemplating what the best spot for it is," he told me Friday. When I suggested Wednesday at 9 pm following his other baby, Lost, he said, "I would be thrilled with that."