Originally Posted by Keyser Soze
You are correct.
JJ really has no say in the content of this one - his involvement is pretty much nil. With Lost, Fringe, and Undercovers he had a small, but ever decreasing, say with what appears on screen as both a director and writer, but with this he is just a exec-producer. His name just help get the show on TV. At best, he probably told them to "add more mystery, that worked for me before."
That's what I thought.