Moritz, and Brett Ratner who directed the pilot episode.
The series' theme music, composed by Ramin Djawadi, was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in 2006.
The third season follows Michael inside Sona and Lincoln on the outside in Panama.
Two additional episodes, titled "The Old Ball and Chain" and "Free" were produced, and were later transformed into a standalone feature, titled The Final Break.
The events of this feature take place before the last scene of the series finale, and are intended to conclude unfinished plotlines.
The series has spawned an official magazine and a tie-in novel.
The fourth season of Prison Break returned from its mid-season break in a new timeslot on April 17, 2009, for the series' last six episodes.
The Company was responsible for framing Lincoln, and they did so because of Lincoln's father Aldo Burrows, and his former connections with The Company.
The brothers, along with six other inmates, Fernando Sucre, Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell, Benjamin Miles "C-Note" Franklin, David "Tweener" Apolskis, John Abruzzi, and Charles "Haywire" Patoshik, who come to be known as the Fox River Eight, escape in the episode immediately prior to the season finale, after using their prison industry privileges to dig an escape tunnel underneath the prison.The first season received generally positive reviews, and performed well in the ratings.The first season was originally planned for a 13-episode run, but was extended to include an extra nine episodes due to its popularity.To ensure the brothers' safety, Sara allows herself to be arrested and faces trial.During the trial, the testimony of former Secret Service agent Paul Kellerman, who used to work for The Company-controlled President, exonerates Lincoln and Sara.Prison Break is an American television serial drama created by Paul Scheuring for Fox.