The Return of Alias

ABC ended speculation about the fate of its spy drama Alias on Feb. 28 by announcing that it would return to the prime-time schedule on April 19 with a two-hour episode, starting at 8 p.m. ABC also released spoilers about the special episode, which will feature the birth of Sydney’s (Jennifer Garner) baby and the reappearance of Michael Vaughn (Michael Vartan). Alias, which is in its final season, will move to Wednesdays at 8 p.m. 

In further spoilers, ABC said that upcoming episodes will reveal the outcome of Sloane’s unholy alliance in his search for the cure for daughter Nadia (Mia Maestro) and the endgame of the Rambaldi prophecy. 

The network also confirmed that familiar faces from the past will crop up in Sydney’s life, including Will Tippin (Bradley Cooper), Irina Derevko (Lena Olin), nemeses Julian Sark (David Anders) and Anna Espinosa (Gina Torres). 

E! Online reports that the show has cut back its order of episodes. According to the report, the show will air six more episodes, including two-hour segments on April 19 and May 24, the series finale.