THE 4400 WILL RETURN !
The Emmy-nominated and Critically-Acclaimed Series Returns to USA with 13 Original Episodes in Summer 2006
Los Angeles, CA – Sept. 30, 2005 – USA Network has ordered 13 one-hour episodes of the Emmy®–nominated and critically-acclaimed hit series THE 4400, it was announced today by Jeff Wachtel, USA’s executive vice president, original programming. The series, which received Emmy® nominations for Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries and Outstanding Cinematography, will return to USA Network in summer 2006 with production scheduled to begin in Vancouver in early 2006. THE 4400 is produced by Paramount Network Television in association with Sky Television, Renegade 83 and American Zoetrope.
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. This summer, THE 4400 was the #1 original scripted series on cable in P18-49, beating every other cable networks new series launches.
“Even in this increasingly competitive climate, renewing ‘The 4400’ was an easy call,” said Wachtel. “Its compelling characters fit perfectly within the USA brand. And the creative team’s ability to balance story, character and ‘big themes’ really makes this show unique.”
THE 4400 was created by Scott Peters and Rene Echevarria. Ira Steven Behr, Scott Peters, Maira Suro and Perry Simon are executive producers. THE 4400 is produced by Paramount Network Television in Association with Sky Television, Renegade 83 and American Zoetrope for USA Network.