Will Obama Bump the Lost Premiere?

There are only 27 Faradays left until the season six premiere of Lost! Wait, let me correct myself, there are only 27 Faradays left until the scheduled season six premiere of Lost!

While ABC spent weeks in their underground hatch devising the best possible return date for the final season of the hit—February 2 and its Groundhog Day-ness was deemed the winner—that decision may be all for naught. And misguided blame can be pointed at President Obama and the White House.

The White House is picking between two dates—January 26 and February 2—for the State of the Union address, according to TheWrap.com, which would put it in conflict with Lost. The president has had his share of detractors, but if he gets in the way of a Lost premiere, he may feel a wrath a million times the potency of town hall disruptors.

When asked for comment, ABC said there will be no plans to change anything until the State of the Union address is confirmed.

Obama has peeved networks before with his many televised speeches, but has since cooled off from the primetime chats shortly after his election. But the State of the Union is one of those special events that networks would be forced to carry. Even if it coincides with the network's biggest premiere of the season.

Could you wait one more week for the Lost premiere?

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No, I will not wait :D. Give us Lost!
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come on no don't make us wait longer for the premiere.why are you doing this obama already got your fill of scifi from avatar.
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Every president does this every year. It's probably going to be the earlier date so as not to mess with the time-honoured White House Groundhog Day Hootenanny.
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It's not enough that you dragged our economy further into the sinkhole, now you're bumping Lost? Worst president ever. Even GWB didn't bump Lost.
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Wow, just look at all this concentrated stupidity... XD
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Destiny, John, is a fickle btch... And so are you, Obama!
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Why, Obama? Why would you do this to yourself?
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I do not want to wait another week, but I can. I will probably watch 5 minutes of the State of the Union Address before I get bored. I think all the networks should air the President and have ABC air LOST and let's see who gets more viewers:)
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I always turn him off when he comes on, cannot stand to see his face or listen to his lie after lie. Better NOT mess with LOST!!!!!!!
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I do not live in america so this doesnt really affect me unless the premiere of Lost is set back a further two weeks in ireland!! Which would suck royally. So fingers crossed Obama makes the right decision and chooses another date for his public address...because i need me some Lost :D
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im an Obama supporter but if he messes with lost then im becoming a republican. ;)
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The President better know his role and not mess with Lost fans!
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Nothing is bigger than LOST, not even the President ;)
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Sure, don't mind to wait a extra bit. Only on one condition, let the show end with dignity. I am really hoping that the writers have created a wonderful ending of this Lost feeling.
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one week . wouldnt matter , but i really hope will start next week lol , LOST is the THING! .
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That crap is gonna be on like 4 other networks, why does ABC have to carry it? Actually, if they aired against each other, the Lost premiere would probably get more viewers than it would have if the networks have on their regular programming.
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he'll lose my vote if this happens, if i voted
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Noooo! I can't wait an extra week! :(
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pls stop this its not well...........

http://www.goarticles.com/cgi-bin/showa.cgi?C=2448543
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oh please, unless it's some emergency broadcast about how we're all gonna die horribly in some cool way i aint watching no government broadcast willingly
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Wow... I don't care
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ppl care more about lost then the president
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cant abc just air lost and not the president

dont the american public have the right to choose what they watch? i mean in canada you just change the channel when the primeminister is on and catch the recap on the news
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It's the State of the Union? It's been on television like every single year? Get over it.
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Yeah sure, I've waited this long, one week isn't going to matter
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I'm no Lost fan, but I think Crono has the right idea.
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The Big Head in the picture sure does fit Obama, lol. Does this guy have to be on TV 24/7 to fill some quota or something? GIVE ME LOST OR GIVE ME DEATH!!
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I think that is rediculous! I am Canadian and no offence to Americans but he isn't my president so I really do hope that they choose the 26 for the announcment thingy! I would be PISSED if it was moved because of that! AND it would ruin my tv schedule!
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Why doesn't ABC air the SOTU delayed an hour? They could say they're implementing a broadcast delay to avoid any Adam Lambert-like shenanigans.
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People are really going to complain about the LOST premier having to get moved for a national tradition that's also politically important? Jeez, I thought some LOST fans (one of which I am) were nuts, but this is a bit overboard.
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ABC can get a lot of new viewers for LOST's final season if they go head with the premiere cause people will be flipping the channels to see what else is on and then some of those might get hooked.
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Why does ABC NEED to air it?
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F*ck Obama Give me LOST!
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I agree with FriendlyCrono.

PS: I'm guessing Obama isn't a Lost fan...
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if he wants to be on tv so much then he should go to hollywood and be an actor. i am tired of him messing with my television schedule!!!!
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Obama should watch more Lost so that he'll be left complete and utterly "speechless".
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This should be considered as grounds for impeachment!!!
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Couldn't they just put the premiere one week EARLY instead of LATER?
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I could wait but Obama definitely has too many televised speeches.
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