AFTER LEARNING THAT IRINA DEREVKO IS ALIVE, SYDNEY, JACK AND NADIA MUST FIND HER IN ORDER TO THWART ELENA DEREVKO'S DEADLY RAMBALDI ENDGAME; MEANWHILE, DIXON'S CONDITION WORSENS, ON ABC'S "ALIAS"
Lena Olin Returns in the Role of Irina Derevko
Sonia Braga ("American Family," "Kiss of the Spider Woman") Guest Stars as Elena Derevko
Angela Bassett ("How Stella Got Her Groove Back," "Waiting to Exhale," "What's Love Got to Do with It?") Guests as Hayden Chase
"Search and Rescue" - Upon discovering that Irina Derevko (Lena Olin) is alive, Sydney, Jack and Nadia set out to find her in order to thwart Elena Derevko's (Sonia Braga, "American Family," "Kiss of the Spider Woman") deadly Rambaldi endgame. Meanwhile, Dixon's condition takes a turn for the worse. Angela Bassett guest stars as Hayden Chase, on "Alias," WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Editors please note: This episode, along with "The Descent" which precedes it, will air as a two-hour program from 9:01-11:00 p.m., ET.
"Alias" stars Jennifer Garner as Sydney Bristow, Victor Garber as Jack Bristow, Ron Rifkin as Arvin Sloane, Michael Vartan as Michael Vaughn, Carl Lumbly as Marcus Dixon, Kevin Weisman as Marshall Flinkman, Greg Grunberg as Eric Weiss and Mia Maestro as Nadia Santos.
Guest starring are Angela Bassett as Hayden Chase, Sonia Braga as Elena Derevko, Lena Olin as Irina Derevko and Andrew Divoff as Lucien Nisard.
"Search and Rescue" was written by Monica Breen & Alison Schapker and directed by Lawrence Trilling.
"Alias" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.