‘LOST’ Hurley convinces Jack in ‘Lighthouse’ (audio)


On ‘Lost’ this Tuesday, “Lighthouse” – Hurley must convince Jack to accompany him on an unspecified mission, and Jin stumbles across an old friend, on “Lost,” TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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“Lost” stars Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Nestor Carbonell as Richard Alpert, Emilie de Ravin as Claire, Michael Emerson as Ben, Jeff Fahey as Frank Lapidus, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Ken Leung as Miles, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Terry O’Quinn as Locke and Zuleikha Robinson as Ilana.

Guest starring are Veronica Hamel as Margo Shephard, Mark Pellegrino as Jacob, Hiroyuki Sanada as Dogen, Dayo Ade as Justin, Dylan Minnette as David and Sean Kinerney as Japanese boy.

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LOST building audience last week

Jumping from its Lead-in and Building Throughout its Telecast, “Lost” Wins at 9pm and is Tuesday’s No. 1 Scripted Show in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Straight Week
 “Lost” is Up Substantially Over its Performance on the Same Week Last Year  And Delivers Dramatic Year-to-Year Improvement for ABC in the Time Slot Generating its Strongest Numbers Since Fall ’09.

With its Tuesday lineup of a “Lost” replay, “Lost” and “the forgotten,” ABC was up over the same night last year (2/10/09) by 3.0 million viewers (7.3 vs. 4.3 million) and by 71% in Adults 18-49 (2.9/8 vs. 1.7/4).
“Lost” (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Despite facing stiff, established time period competition on CBS (“NCIS: LA”) and NBC (“Biggest Loser”), as well as Fox’s “American Idol”-inflated series debut of “Past Life,” ABC self-starter “Lost” shot up from its lead-in by 6.3 million viewers (11.1 vs. 4.8 million) and by 194% in young adults

(5.0/12 vs. 1.7/4) and built its audience from start to finish (+5% in viewers/+6% in young adults).   “Lost” dominated the 9 o’clock hour for its 2nd straight telecast in the key young Adult sales demo, defeating second-place CBS’ “NCIS: LA” by 22% (4.1/10), third-place NBC’s “Biggest Loser” by 25% (4.0/10) and fourth-place Fox’s “Past Life” by 79% (2.8/7).  
“Lost” qualified as Tuesday’s No. 1 scripted TV show for the 2nd week in a row in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and across key Men (M18-34/M18-49/M25-54). 
“Lost” was up from its performance on the same week last year by 1.3 million viewers and by 14% in Adults 18-49 (9.8 million and 4.4/10, Wednesday 9:00 p.m. on 2/11/09).
“Lost” delivered enormous year-to-year time period improvement for ABC, boosting the hour by 6.7 million viewers and by 150% in Adults 18-49 over the year-ago night with original programming (4.4 million and 2.0/5 – originals of “Scrubs”).
Excluding only last week’s sixth-season premiere, “Lost” posted its highest-rated telecast in over 2 years among Adults 18-34 (5.1/14) – since 2/7/08.

(source: ABC)