By Kate Ward
Updated July 23, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT

Being that it’s a new J.J. Abrams show, Alcatraz is kinda hard to summarize in a few short words. Nevertheless, the cast did their best to explain what the twist-filled, time-jumping series is all about when they stopped by EW’s Comic-Con lounge on Saturday. Click below to see what they had to say, then check out our report from Wednesday, when we talked to people who were lucky enough to catch a special screening of the pilot during Comic-Con preview night.