Jimmy Kimmel's Lost Special Will Feature Alternate Endings

... With all the hype and expectations surrounding the series finale of ABC's Lost, it's bound to disappoint at least a few fans. Thankfully, the show will have three more chances to get it right. The Lost-themed Jimmy Kimmel Live special airing after the series finale on May 23 will not only feature executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse and several cast members, it will also feature "an exclusive look at three alternative final scenes." Now, whether these are fully filmed scenes, doodles on napkins, or pantomimes performed by Team Darlton is still up in the air. [Variety]

... Sons of Anarchy is down with the King. FX's "Hamlet on Harleys" has booked legendary author Stephen King for a guest appearance as a "quiet loner" who helps out club matriarch Gemma (Katey Sagal). King's a huge fan of the show, because he's smart and the show's really good. [EW]

... FlashForward is struggling for a slot on ABC's schedule next season, so dropping 19 percent in the ratings is probably not a good idea. Thursday's airing drew a series low 4.7 million viewers and a 1.3 rating among adults. Even the CW's The Vampire Diaries posted better ratings. The only way things could get worse for FlashForward is if a naked Joseph Fiennes runs into ABC president Stephen McPherson's office and poops on his desk. [The Live Feed]

... Speaking of the CW and vampires, the network has decided to re-air the canceled CBS vampire series Moonlight this summer. Rumor has it that the move was made partly to keep Alex O'Loughlin's face fresh on TV in anticipation of his new CBS show Hawaii Five-0 (CBS is the parent company of the CW). The show will be paired with an encore run of The Vampire Diaries' first season, making the CW on Thursday nights THE place to be for lonely housewives. [CW via press release]

... NBC continues to pick up shows before anyone else does and has signed the following: Outsourced, a comedy about a company that outsources its call center to India; The Event, a thriller about a plot to assassinate the president; and Love Bites, starring Becki Newton and Jordana Spiro in a comedy about love and all that. The Event sounds great, Love Bites has a great cast, and Outsourced... well... we'll see. [The Live Feed]


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