ABC Slates Lost Premiere

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 8, 2008 4:45 PM CST
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(Newser) – After months of speculation, ABC insiders say that season five of Lost will premiere on ABC January 21, with an hour-long refresher and two new episodes, Entertainment Weekly reports. The 3-hour special will air on a Wednesday, setting up Lost to compete with American Idol on Fox. But regular episodes will likely air at 9 pm, skirting Idol and instead going up against a new Fox show, Lie to Me.