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[05/24/07 - 09:32 PM]
The Dead Zone, a USA Network Original Series, Returns for Season Six on Sunday, June 17 at 10:00pm/9:00 Central
In addition, Lionsgate will also release the show's complete fifth season on DVD on June 5.

[via press release from USA]

THE DEAD ZONE, A USA NETWORK ORIGINAL SERIES, RETURNS FOR SEASON SIX ON SUNDAY, JUNE 17 AT 10:00PM/9:00 CENTRAL

THE DEAD ZONE, the hit series starring Anthony Michael Hall ("61*," "The Pirates of Silicon Valley," "Sixteen Candles"), launches its sixth broadcast season on USA Network Sunday, June 17 at 10:00PM/9:00 Central. Based on characters from the Stephen King novel, the powerful drama returns with intriguing stories and surprising new twists.

Produced by Lionsgate and CBS Paramount International Television in association with Piller/Segan, THE DEAD ZONE is a psychological thriller blending action, romance, the paranormal and a continuing quest for justice. Hall stars as Johnny Smith, a man injured in a near-fatal car crash, who emerges from a six-year coma with psychic powers that allow him to see into the past and future through visions triggered by touch.

The ensemble cast includes Nicole deBoer ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") as Johnny's former fianc�e, Sarah; Chris Bruno ("Another World") as Sarah's husband, Sheriff Walt Bannerman; Connor Price ("Cinderella Man") as Sarah and Walt's son, J.J. Bannerman; John L. Adams ("Pacific Blue") as Johnny's best friend Bruce; Sean Patrick Flanery ("Dead Lawyers") as Johnny's archenemy, Greg Stillson; Martin Donovan ("Weeds") as Malcolm Janus, the mastermind behind Stillson's rise to national power; and David Ogden Stiers ("Curse of the Jade Scorpion") as ambitious televangelist Reverend Purdy. Cara Buono ("The Sopranos") joins the cast as Anna Turner, Cleaves Mills' newest law enforcement officer.

As the new season opens, Johnny (Hall) is enjoying the company of his extended family when he's rocked by the first in a series of visions involving friends in peril. Walt (Bruno) is preoccupied with an investigation he's been concealing from everyone including Sarah (deBoer), who is now six months pregnant and very concerned about her husband's secretive behavior. Greg Stillson (Flanery), has been launched onto the national scene by Malcolm Janus (Donovan) and is now Vice President of the United States. Janus is trying to keep a tight rein on Stillson and Reverend Gene Purdy (Stiers), who is chafing against the demands of the Stillson camp to continue promoting their agenda through his ministry.

Purdy's open defiance of Janus' orders leads to a shocking tragedy and dramatic changes in all aspects of Johnny's life. His personal relationships are shaken up by unexpected circumstances, including the arrival of Anna Turner (Buono), a law enforcement officer who dismisses his psychic abilities. He is also faced with the prospect of losing his best friend Bruce (Adams), who is considering a job offer in another state. Most importantly, Johnny stops seeing visions of Armageddon when he shakes Stillson's hand. Questioning his own abilities but still convinced that Stillson is dangerous, Johnny struggles to deal with an uncertain future.

Johnny's visions are rendered through fast motion, slow motion and freeze frame photography, enhanced by cutting-edge digital effects and masterful editing. These powerful visual sequences propel the stories, adding mystery, suspense and emotional impact. The series' visual effects are produced by Stargate Digital Studios. Joe Lomba is visual effects producer and Jaison Stritch is visual effects supervisor.

THE DEAD ZONE was created for television by acclaimed writer-producer Michael Piller ("Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Star Trek: Voyager") and his son, Shawn Piller ("Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Wildfire," "Greek"). Executive producers are Lloyd Segan ("The Bachelor," "Wildfire," "Greek"), Shawn Piller and Scott Shepherd ("Tru Calling," "Angela's Eyes," "North Shore"). Anthony Michael Hall and Stefani Deoul are producers.

On June 5, Lionsgate will release all 11 episodes from the fifth season of THE DEAD ZONE on DVD in "The Dead Zone: The Complete Fifth Season." The 3-disc set is packed with special features including deleted scenes as well as audio commentaries on "Independence Day," "Articles of Faith," "Revelations" and the season finale, "The Hunting Party." The set also contains exclusively produced featurettes, including "A Day with JLA," a guided tour of a typical day on set with series star John L. Adams, and "The Other Side of the Camera," which explores the directorial debuts of Chris Bruno and John L. Adams on the show.

Explore the world of Johnny Smith and the rest of the Cleaves Mills clan at the official site of THE DEAD ZONE. Devoted viewers of the show get an in-depth look at the entire series run with detailed episode guides, character profiles and downloadable show scripts. Behind the scenes interviews with the actors and weekly blogs by the writers and producers allow fans a glimpse into the creative process, while the site's active community forum houses detailed discussions of the on- and off-screen doings at THE DEAD ZONE. To visit the site, log on to http://www.usanetwork.com/thedeadzone/.

Lionsgate

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) is the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, winning the 2006 Best Picture Academy Award� for Crash, generating two consecutive years of $300 million-plus domestic theatrical box office, operating a $500 million-plus home entertainment business and producing a broad slate of prime time television series for fiscal 2007. It is a premier producer and distributor of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment, and video-on-demand content. Its prestigious and prolific library of more than 10,000 titles is a valuable source of stable, recurring revenue and a foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

CBS Paramount International Television

CBS Paramount International Television is one of the most diverse suppliers of current and library programming to the international television marketplace featuring drama, comedy, talk, court, game shows, entertainment news, news and movies of the week from a catalog of over 70,000 hours of programming. The slate of programming comes from CBS Paramount Network Television, CBS Paramount Domestic Television, King World Productions, CBS News and Spelling Television, and can be seen in over 200 countries and in more than 30 languages. Additionally, the Division is involved in the development and production of television programming customized for the international marketplace and producing product with international partners. CBS Paramount International Television is a unit of CBS Paramount Television, a division of CBS Corporation.

USA Network

USA NETWORK is cable television's leading provider of original series and feature movies, sports and entertainment events, off-net television shows, and blockbuster theatrical films. The #1 basic cable network across the board in 2006, USA Network is seen in 90 million U.S. homes. The USA Network Web site is located at www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.

USA Network is a program service of NBC Universal Cable a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





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· 61* (HBO)
· ANGELA'S EYES (LIFETIME)
· DEAD LAWYERS (SYFY)
· DEAD ZONE, THE (USA)
· GREEK (ABC FAMILY)
· NORTH SHORE (FOX)
· PACIFIC BLUE (USA)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· STAR TREK: VOYAGER (UPN)
· TRU CALLING (FOX)
· WEEDS (SHOWTIME)
· WILDFIRE (ABC FAMILY)





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