The bad news: As reported in my Today's News blog earlier this week, ABC has decided on an end date for

Lost. The good news: But hey, we still have three seasons left! The bad news: Each of those seasons is a mere 16 episodes. The good news: Sixteen episodes means maybe two Jack flashbacks per season. At most. The bad news: Unconfirmed buzz says that one of them revolves around a recurring case of athlete's foot. The good news: Each of the three seasons will be uninterrupted. No more 13-week mid-season hiatuses! The bad news: Instead, there will be nine months between seasons. The good news: All questions will be answered, all mysteries solved.... The bad news: ... by May 2010.