Category: Television

First Look at Hawaii Five-O Reboot

First Look at Hawaii Five-O Reboot

As the world, and Hawaii, prepares to say goodbye to “LOST,” news came this week that CBS had picked up the long-awaited reboot of its hit series from over three decades ago. The new “Hawaii Five-O” will be part of the network’s fall line up, and is already one of...

Food Network Gets ‘LOST’ on Wednesday

Food Network Gets ‘LOST’ on Wednesday

The series finale of “LOST” is less than a week away, and the Food Network is visiting “The Island” just in time. In the Wednesday installment of “Dinner: Impossible,” celebrity chef Robert Irvine finds himself stranded on Papailoa Beach — the very stretch of sand the survivors of Oceanic 815...

Special “LOST” Tour at Kualoa on May 23

Special “LOST” Tour at Kualoa on May 23

After six incredible seasons, the awesome filmed-in-Hawaii series “LOST” will come to an end on Sunday, May 23. The two-and-a-half-hour series finale will be sandwiched between a two-hour retrospective and a special “LOST” sendoff on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” That adds up to over five hours of “LOST” goodness on ABC...

“LOST” Filming Update

“LOST” Filming Update

SPOILER ALERT: Though the final chapter of “LOST” is only just beginning to unfold on television, production in Honolulu is rapidly reaching its last few hours. Filming began this week on the 14th of 18 episodes scheduled for Season 6 (the last three of which comprise the finale). From several...

Big Weekend, Big Night for ‘LOST’ Fans

Big Weekend, Big Night for ‘LOST’ Fans

I’m exhausted. My body is aching. My mind is spinning. But with “LOST,” these are good things. Tonight brings the Season 6 premiere, but I’m still thinking about the last few days. The “LOST” beach premiere on Saturday was fantastic, but I most cherished spending time with the fans and...

“LOST” Beach Premiere Details

“LOST” Beach Premiere Details

Just in from ABC, a few more details on the advance screening of the “LOST” final season premiere on Waikiki Beach on Jan. 30. As in 2006, they will indeed be showing only the first hour of the two-hour episode, and adding on the pilot of another show. But the...

“LOST” on the Lawn [Updated]

“LOST” on the Lawn [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: While additional shooting takes place this morning at the Ilikai Marina, continuing the big stunt scene from yesterday, local blogger GeeWhy of Pulpconnection broke the news of a concurrent “LOST” location shoot on Twitter and with a blog post. The scene, fortunately, is considerably more low key than yesterday’s....

“LOST” at the Marina

“LOST” at the Marina

SPOILER ALERT: It was a big day for the “LOST” crew, setting up at the marina behind the Ilikai Hotel. Early on the agenda was an ambitious stunt, but it took a second try to make a splash.

“LOST” Connections [Updated]

“LOST” Connections [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” is filming in downtown Honolulu this morning, taking over the entrance of the State Attorney General building on Queen St. And two characters that fans have been eager to see in Season 6 are featured in the street-front scene.

“LOST” for the Holidays

“LOST” for the Holidays

SPOILER ALERT: Today is the last day of “LOST” production for the year, with most of the cast and crew taking a break until Jan. 10, 2010. Most of this week, they were working at Police Beach on the North Shore, but there were a few location shoots closer to...

“LOST” Beach Premiere Set for Jan. 30

“LOST” Beach Premiere Set for Jan. 30

The much-anticipated premiere episode of the sixth and final season of “LOST” will be shown three days early on the beach in Waikiki, TV blogger and “LOST” fan Doc Arzt reported this afternoon. To say there has been strong demand for the event would be an understatement. I receive several...

“LOST” Season 5 DVD Release Tomorrow

“LOST” Season 5 DVD Release Tomorrow

It’s hardly news to any hardcore “LOST” fan in North America, but tomorrow brings the long-awaited release of the Season 5 DVDs from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. (And some people who ordered online have actually received their shipments a day early.) As I blogged last month, a series of “sneak...

Kalaheo Grad on “FlashForward”

Kalaheo Grad on “FlashForward”

“Flashforward” is a new show on ABC, a sci-fi drama that the network is pushing very hard on fans of “LOST.” My wife and I have been watching it, and finally enjoying it after a very wobbly start. Last night, the tenth episode of “Flashforward” aired, and while it was...

“LOST” Season 5 DVDs Coming Dec. 8 [Updated]

“LOST” Season 5 DVDs Coming Dec. 8 [Updated]

Of all the seasons of “LOST” we’ve had so far, the fifth is perhaps the most deserving of careful scrutiny and repeated viewings. So Tuesday, Dec. 8 is a date many fans have circled on their calendars. That’s the U.S. release date of the Season 5 DVDs (lucky fans in...

“LOST” on the Case [Updated]

“LOST” on the Case [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” is filming today near Hawaii Pacific University in downtown Honolulu today. Thanks to an email alert widely circulated among HPU staff and students, and a post from an HPU account on Twitter, fans had ample notice to head over to check out the filming.

“LOST” Underway

“LOST” Underway

SPOILER ALERT: This morning, local blogger Vernon Brown was attending a shipmate’s re-enlistment ceremony at Pearl Harbor when he spotted the “LOST” crew setting up for a shoot. He posted the news to Twitter, along with a few pictures. Meanwhile, long-time lostspotter Eric, who works at Pearl Harbor, sent in...

“LOST” and the Law

“LOST” and the Law

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” turned up in downtown Honolulu today, returning to the old Honolulu Police Station, the historic Walter Murray Gibson building at the corner of Nuuanu and Merchant streets. This location previously played the lockup where Sarah bailed Jack out in the Season 3 premiere, “A Tale of Two...

“LOST” on the Menu

“LOST” on the Menu

SPOILER ALERT: Many “LOST” fans visit Honolulu in the hopes of coming across a location shoot or two, particularly now as the series films its final season. And sometimes, even when staying in the tourist mecca of Waikiki, some fans don’t have to look much further than out the window...

“LOST” at Home [Updated]

“LOST” at Home [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: An early morning Twitter post from local social media star Russ (a.k.a. @ParkRat) revealed the tell-tale presence of production trailers near Kahala Mall. It was a modest, mostly interior shoot, so there were few details. But those few details are still worth pondering.

“LOST” in Late October

“LOST” in Late October

SPOILER ALERT: Leading into Halloween, it’s been relatively quiet for “LOST” production. Most of the work took place behind closed doors at the Hawaii Film Studio. But a couple of visiting fans stumbled across the crew at work at location shoots that bookend the week, and passed along brief reports.