Fox ordered a full season of J.J. Abrams’ latest pilot project, Alcatraz, back in May. Since the Lost creator’s show draw great traffic in the geek community, the network is airing at least some of the pilot in its panel directly following Fringe.
The premise of the mid-season show revolves around a group of prisoners and staff of the famous San Francisco penitentiary that vanished in the 60s, only to re-appear in modern times without aging. The task of tracking down these criminals falls to government agent Emmerson Houser (Sam Neill), SFPD officer Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones) and geeky Alcatraz historian Dr. Diego Soto (Lost veteran Jorge Garcia).
The panel will feature actors Sarah Jones (SJ) and Jorge Garcia (JG) as well as executive producer Elizabeth Sarnoff (ES). The panel begins at 5:15 PM Pacific Time, but we may not be able to begin posting for some time, since we’re not allowed to post while footage is rolling.