Flash Forward moves forward

ABC is no stranger to flash-forwards, thanks to the time-traveling hit Lost, but now the network is really getting into them. The drama Flash Forward has received an early pickup of 13 episodes, says The Hollywood Reporter.

In Flash Forward, everyone in the world simultaneously loses consciousness for 2 minutes and 17 seconds. During the blackout, people have visions of six months into the future. Joseph Fiennes stars in the show, which is based on a novel by author Robert J. Sawyer.

The pickup isn't a big surprise, as Flash Forward has already been promoted on ABC during an episode of Lost. In a series of short spots (which can be seen below), a tiny image of an event--say, for example, a couple kissing at a wedding or a man surfing--appeared on a black screen for a second, then words popped up asking "What did you see?"

Viral marketers, you have my attention! Expect a formal announcement of pickup and timeslot from ABC at next week's upfronts.

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Agreed, great book, great author. Can't wait to see this series unfold.
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A great book. I can hope that the series is as entertaining as the premise the book brought forward.
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Sounds interesting, but i am afraid that it will fail with epic proportions, this thing will never catch 2nd season.
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Watching it! Good to know that there are still going to be new shows that survive long enough for a pilot...
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Sounds interesting.bring it on.
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It definitely looks like one to look out for.
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It looks awesome but I'm little bit pessimist - what if it won't have big Ratings after all?? Then they'll cancel it as they canceled so many great series.¨



But I'll watch it - oh yeah. ;)
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LOOKS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!! Love time travel shows. I MISS JOURNEYMAN
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ill definitely watch.
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I will watch!
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