Post by maverick43 on Jan 25, 2006 23:01:11 GMT -5
has anyone heard the fate of the USA network shows the 4400 and the Dead Zone? since USA as no concept of a what a normal tv season is they are really hard to keep track of....or is just the term tv season in itself obsolete? if anyone has heard if and when these two shows are returning please let me know!Thanks!!! ;D
USA NETWORK ANNOUNCES SIXTH SEASON PICKUP OF "THE DEAD ZONE"
HIT SERIES FROM LIONSGATE AND CBS PARAMOUNT INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION TO RETURN WITH 13 ORIGINAL EPISODES IN SUMMER 2007 LOS ANGELES, CA – September 18, 2006 – USA Network has picked up The Dead Zone, the hit series starring Anthony Michael Hall ("61*," "The Pirates of Silicon Valley," "Sixteen Candles"), for a sixth broadcast season of 13 one-hour episodes, it was announced today by Jeff Wachtel, USA's executive vice president, original programming.
Produced by Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, and CBS Paramount International Television in association with Piller-Segan, the series will return to USA Network in Summer 2007, with production scheduled to begin early next year.
The Dead Zone premiered in June 2002 as the network's highest-rated original dramatic series debut ever, earning a place as the top basic cable original dramatic series of all time. The show still continues to perform as one of basic cable's top-rated series.
"It's been a long, winding and wonderful road on 'The Dead Zone'. Our relationship with Lionsgate and the show's producers has been everything a network could ask for," said Wachtel. "We look forward to continued success in the show's Sixth Season."
"'The Dead Zone' is an important franchise for us and we're delighted about the pick-up," said Kevin Beggs, Lionsgate's president of television programming and production. "We've enjoyed a great creative partnership with Piller-Segan and tremendous support from the network, and are looking forward to the start of an exciting new season."
The Dead Zone is a psychological thriller blending action, romance, the paranormal and a continuing quest for justice. In one of the most demanding roles on series television, Hall stars as Johnny Smith, a man injured in a near-fatal car crash, who emerges from a six-yearlong coma with psychic powers that allow him to see into the past and future through visions triggered by touch.
LOS ANGELES -- August 22, 2006 -- USA Network has ordered 13 one-hour episodes of the Emmy-nominated and critically-acclaimed hit series The 4400, it was announced today by Jeff Wachtel, USA's executive vice president, original programming. The series, which has garnered an Emmy nomination, will return to USA Network in summer 2007 with production scheduled to begin in Vancouver in early 2007. The 4400 is produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in Association with Sky Television, Renegade 83 and American Zoetrope for USA Network.