EMMY-NOMINATED HIT SERIES THE 4400 RESUMES PRODUCTION IN VANCOUVER
LOS ANGELES -- March 29, 2006 -- Production has begun in Vancouver on The 4400, USA Network's Emmy-nominated and critically-acclaimed hit series. Returning for its third season this summer, the 4400 will air Sundays at 9:00 PM, ET/PT.
Billy Campbell ("Once and Again") will reprise his role as Collier, the self-anointed leader of the 4400, and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Tippi Hedren ("I Heart Huckabees") joins the cast this season in a role that is sure to surprise fans of the series. In addition to the return of the original cast, Karina Lombard ("The L Word") joins as a series regular playing Alana Mareva. Megalyn Echikunwoke ("That '70s Show," "Supernatural") joins the cast as the newly grown-up Isabelle. Peter Coyote ("Commander in Chief") returns as Dennis Ryland in the season opener.
The 4400 premiered as a limited series on July 11, 2004 on USA Network as the highest-rated and most-watched new series premiere ever on a basic cable network. Last summer, The 4400 ranked as the #1 original scripted series on cable in P18-49, beating every other cable network's new series launches. The 4400 was honored with three Emmy nominations for its first season including Outstanding Miniseries, as well as Outstanding Writing and Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie.
The 4400 was created by Scott Peters and Rene Echevarria. Scott Peters, Maira Suro, Ira Steven Behr and Perry Simon are executive producers. The 4400 is produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with Sky Television, Renegade 83 and American Zoetrope.