SYFY'S ANNUAL "TWILIGHT ZONE" NEW YEAR'S EVE MARATHON TAKES 1.1 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS INTO THE FIFTH DIMENSION OF IMAGINATION
RISES NINE PERCENT VERSUS 2011
NEW YORK - January 4, 2013 - Syfy's annual New Year's Eve Twilight Zone marathon transported 1.1 million total viewers into that fifth dimension between light and shadow, and science and superstition.
The prime time viewership (8-11PM) rose nine percent versus 2011.
The entire marathon (8AM-6AM) averaged 893,000 total viewers with the 5PM telecast delivering the top numbers of the day at 1.3 million. That classic episode, "It's a Good Life," originally starred Cloris Leachman and Billy Mumy, who played a six-year-old boy possessing the power to change things with a thought inside his mind.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)