'Alcatraz': Jorge Garcia on what to expect from new J.J. Abrams show -- VIDEO

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In October, a group of reporters descended upon the set of Alcatraz on a chilly Vancouver morning to get a first-hand peek at the latest mind-bending show from J.J. Abrams.

The show, debuting tonight, follows a group of investigators who, in the face of an unidentified supernatural occurrence, find themselves hunting down hundreds of convicts who disappeared from the legendary prison island in 1963. Jorge Garcia, who worked with Abrams on Lost, plays Dr. Diego “Doc” Soto, an Alcatraz expert — and raging comic book nerd — who is recruited into the special task force for his expertise (and wit).

While in Vancouver, EW got a chance to chat with Garcia about how he never quite lost touch with Abrams, his role, and what viewers can expect from his first post-Lost return to television.

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