"Person of Interest" reunites "Lost" creator J.J. Abrams with one of the mysterious-island show's stars, Michael Emerson. The crime thriller, also starring Jim Caviezel and Taraji P. Henson, centers on an elite former CIA agent who teams with a shadowy billionaire to prevent violent crime before it happens. The well-capitalized vigilantes work outside the criminal-justice system but forge an advantageous link to the NYPD. Among the creative executives on the show with Abrams: "Lost" alum Bryan Burk and Oscar nominee Jonathan Nolan ("Memento," "The Dark Knight"). RELATED: CBS unveils prime-time schedule Video: Watch a sneak preview of 'Person of Interest' Michael Emerson still a bit 'Lost' on 'Person of Interest' -- T.L. Stanley Photo: James Caviezel, left, and Michael Emerson in "Person of Interest"
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