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No Plans For a Lost TV Revival At ABC Just Yet

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No Plans For a Lost TV Revival At ABC Just Yet

Television networks have been keen to bolster their lineups with revivals such as The X-Files, Will & Grace and the upcoming Roseanne. Ironically, however, a flashback is not in the cards for ABC’s Lost — at least not any time soon.

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In an interview with TVLine, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey was asked whether fans might be booking a return trip to the mystical island of polar bears and smoke monsters now that Lost co-creator Carlton Cuse has returned to the network under a four-year contract. “We have not had any official discussions about that,” Dungey said. “It’s something that’s on a list of, ‘Wouldn’t that be great if …,’ but at this point it’s only at that place.”

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Should a relaunch eventually take place, it would likely be without the assistance of co-creator Damon Lindelof. The writer/producer, who is developing a Watchmen series for HBO, also told TVLine, “It would be really exciting if there’s another incarnation of Lost, I just won’t have any association with it. Not because I’m too good for it. I just feel like, again, we worked so hard to end our story, that to come back and say, ‘Well, that wasn’t the real ending,’ would be frustrating.”

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Airing on ABC from 2004 to 2010, Lost starred Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly, Josh Holloway, Terry O’Quinn, Naveen Andrews, Yunjin Kim, Daniel Dae Kim, and Jorge Garcia. The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series is available in its entirety on Hulu.

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