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A six-episode retrospective on the TV show Lost hosted by SYFY WIRE's Senior Producer, Tara Bennett, and renowned TV critic, Maureen Ryan. Fifteen-years ago, Lost changed the television landscape and its impact is still influencing what we watch today. For this podcast series, we're not recapping episodes. Instead, we're exploring how Lost impacted high-concept, serialized storytelling, opened the door for shorter U.S. seasons, created a transmedia landscape that fed water-cooler TV, ushered in a new era of fan engagement, and went on to populate the next generation of showrunners and landmark television series.

Through the Looking Glass: A LOST Retrospective SYFY WIRE

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A six-episode retrospective on the TV show Lost hosted by SYFY WIRE's Senior Producer, Tara Bennett, and renowned TV critic, Maureen Ryan. Fifteen-years ago, Lost changed the television landscape and its impact is still influencing what we watch today. For this podcast series, we're not recapping episodes. Instead, we're exploring how Lost impacted high-concept, serialized storytelling, opened the door for shorter U.S. seasons, created a transmedia landscape that fed water-cooler TV, ushered in a new era of fan engagement, and went on to populate the next generation of showrunners and landmark television series.

    Discussion with Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse

    Discussion with Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse

    Lost executive producers, Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, sit down with co-hosts Mo Ryan and Tara Bennett to go back for the limited series finale.

    • 42 min
    Fan Expectations vs. Showrunner Vision with Drew Goddard and Liz Sarnoff

    Fan Expectations vs. Showrunner Vision with Drew Goddard and Liz Sarnoff

    Co-hosts Tara Bennett and Mo Ryan discuss that and many more Lost writing-centric topics with VIPs of the writer's room: Drew Goddard and Liz Sarnoff

    • 28 min
    Lost and the Birth of Transmedia

    Lost and the Birth of Transmedia

    Co-hosts Tara Bennett and Mo Ryan welcome former ABC transmedia innovators, John Bernstein and David J. Daniels, and Editor of the Official Lost Magazine and co-host of The Lost Initiative, Paul Terry, to crack open Lost's creative marketing.

    • 40 min
    What TV failed to learn (and learned) from Lost

    What TV failed to learn (and learned) from Lost

    Co-hosts Mo Ryan & Tara Bennett welcome EW's Sarah Rodman as they parse out why so many post Lost shows did NOT work, and what shows are the true successors to Lost.

    • 33 min
    The Mythology that Bred a Watercooler Monster

    The Mythology that Bred a Watercooler Monster

    Co-hosts Tara Bennett and Mo Ryan sit down with Finding Lost author, Nikki Stafford, for an insightful look at how Lost took fan engagement to a new level.

    • 34 min
    How Lost Changed TV

    How Lost Changed TV

    Hosts Tara Bennett and Maureen Ryan kick off the limited series with their first guest, Melanie McFarland, TV Critic for Salon.com, to discuss "How Lost Changed TV".

    • 38 min

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