Reality Junkie Alert: FoxReality airs entire Lost [travel competition] series

Discussion in 'Season Pass Alerts' started by weymo, Jan 3, 2006.

  1. weymo

    weymo timeshifter

    Jan 26, 2003


    You may recall a series called 'Lost' which aired on NBC right around the time of 9/11. Few episodes actually aired although Travel Channel revived it temporarily for a while.
    In the vein of 'The Amazing Race' the series promised to drop challengers off in the middle of nowhere with no information about where they are (even what hemisphere) and are left to find their way home.
    The entire series will air as a marathon on FoxReality, Sunday 1/8 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. An additional marathon, Sunday 1/22 at 9:30 am will include behind the scenes segments from cast an crew.
    Times listed are Eastern.
  2. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Dec 26, 2005
    A Galaxy...
    Aren't they worried about the New and Hot/popular Tv show LOST on ABC?
  3. Tracy

    Tracy Truly

    Mar 12, 2000
    Galena, IL
    Cool! I remember enjoying this when it first aired.
  4. timr_42

    timr_42 Active Member

    Oct 14, 2001
    st louis, MO
    Dang it! I wish my cable co would carry this channel. I thought the first group was pretty good, the second not so much. It could have been a better show if they done it right.
  5. appleye1

    appleye1 Active Member

    Jan 26, 2002
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    Of course it didn't help that NBC originally showed only the first and last episode of the second group. Episode 2 was just dropped without explanation.

    I thought this show was pretty good. A lot like The Amazing Race, but a bit meaner. A lot of people at the time didn't like the fact that the contestants always had to beg for money (an aspect added to TAR in later seasons). I loved the way they were just dropped off in the middle of nowhere with no idea where they were.

    If you didn't see it the first time its definitely worth a watch.
  6. jaydro

    jaydro Senior Member

    Oct 19, 2003
    Durham, NC
    The issue mentioned here also affects DirecTV customers with Fox Reality SPs, like "Lost."
  7. appleye1

    appleye1 Active Member

    Jan 26, 2002
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    Yeah, I've set up two different SP's for Lost (the NBC show) on Fox Reality. First time it listed upcoming episodes to be recorded, and then the next day showed no upcoming episodes. Set it up again, checked it today, and no upcoming episodes again.

    So I deleted the SP and went through the program guide and set up one-time recordings for any episodes I could find. So far that seems to be working but its a PITA.
  8. WinBear

    WinBear Konner Kringle

    Aug 24, 2000
    Wasn't this show adversely affected by 9/11 coverage?

    Also, one of the contestants went on to be on another reality series as one of the "Boy Meets Boy" ringers.

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