On March 23, 2002 Cinescape published the article “Frakes talks CLOCKSTOPPERS, STAR TREK: NEMESIS, ROSWELL, and TWILIGHT ZONE” in which he discussed several of this upcoming projects.
This is what the article tells about Roswell:
Unfortunately, he had less hopeful news on ROSWELL, which he helps to produce. He seemed to confirm UPN is not taking it back, and the creators are looking for somewhere else to produce it.
“There is no official word [on ROSWELL] and we’re trying to find a home for it on another network.”
He confirmed that network was the Sci-Fi Channel.
Read the article in full on Cinescape.