“Dead Zone” Livens Up USA
Jun 19, 2002, 12:00 AM
USA Networks claims the premiere of its original series “The Dead Zone” set records on Sunday, June 16 (9-10 pm) with a 4.7 household rating and 6.4 million viewers. The Dead Zone became the network's highest-rated original dramatic series debut and earned a place as the top basic cable original dramatic series of all time. Demographically, the premiere episode of The Dead Zone was the highest rated cable program of the week in households (4.7), 25-54 (4.1) and 18-49 (3.9). USA Network was #1 for the week in primetime for both 25-54 (1.3 rating) and 18-49 (1.3 rating).