J.J. Abrams has given us Keri Russell in “Felicity” and Jennifer Garner in “Alias.” Now the spotlight shines on Anna Torv, the lead actress in “Fringe,” Abrams’ newest show which debuts to high anticipations (and great reviews) on Tuesday night (8 p.m., Fox). Abrams raves about his latest discovery to TVGuide,com:

“I saw Anna’s audition video and I just immediately knew. When you see the right person, you’re like, ‘Oh my God, can we actually get her? Is she really available?’ It’s no longer about giving her the part; it’s just about having to make it work. I knew she had a quality that was unique. She’s smart and beautiful, but not in a way that’s phony, tough and sophisticated, and I just felt like she was the right one.”