J.J. Abrams ‘Alcatraz’ Hits Big On Opening Night In The U.S.!

Monday night in the U.S. saw the 2 hour pilot of ‘ALCATRAZ’ launch on FOX (Channel 9 has it here in Australia) and handed the channel its biggest ever ratings opener since 2009’s LIE TO ME. ALCATRAZ drew in almost 10,000,000 viewers for its premiere run.

ALCATRAZ stars Sam Neill and it looks like its gonna be a big big hit here too!

Alcatraz follows Rebecca Madsen, a police officer (Sarah Jones), and Dr. Diego Soto (Jorge Garcia), a “hippy geek” who is the world’s foremost expert on Alcatraz. Both will investigate the reappearance of twenty wardens and prisoners of Alcatraz in modern day, after their mysterious disappearance fifty years ago.