"THE 4400" SCORES AS HIGHEST-RATED CABLE SERIES PREMIERE OF THE YEAR
NEW YORK -- June 7, 2005 -- The return of the USA Network original series THE 4400 on Sunday averaged a 4.0 household rating with 5.3 million viewers tuning in, making it the highest-rated basic cable original series telecast of the year among P18-49 (2.4 rating) and P25-54 (2.9 rating).
The premiere of THE 4400 on USA also topped all other original series premieres on cable the same night in all key demos, ahead of the competition by triple-digit percentages among both P18-49 and P25-54.
In prime (8p-11p) on Sunday, THE 4400 was the #1 rated program in all of basic cable in households (4.0), all key demos (2.4 in P18-49 and 3.0 in P25-54) and viewers tuning in (5.3 million).
THE 4400 will air all-new episodes through Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.
USA Network is cable television's leading provider of original series and feature movies, sports events, off-net television shows, and blockbuster theatrical films. USA Network is seen in over 88 million U.S. homes. The USA Network Web site is located at www.usanetwork.com.
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.
Source: Source: Nielsen Media Research Galaxy Explorer, qualifications available upon request.