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The Dead Zone

Genres: Drama, Science Fiction

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The Dead Zone is an American science fiction television series created by Michael and Shawn Piller, based on characters from Stephen King's 1979 novel The Dead Zone and starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma.

The series aired in the USA on USA Network from 16 June, 2002 to 16 September, 2007. It was cancelled in December 2007. There are 80 hour-long episodes in six seasons.

The Dead Zone premiered in South Africa on SABC3 on Monday 24 March 2003, at 19h30. Only the first two seasons aired on SABC3, after which the show was picked up by DStv's actionX (which became M-Net Action) channel and premiered on Tuesday 21 November 2006, at 19h00.

See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Season 6 premiered on M-Net Action on Tuesday 27 October 2009, at 18h00. New episodes air weekly. There are 13 episodes in the sixth and final season.

Repeats

Tuesdays: 23h00
Wednesdays: 10h00
Sundays: 07h00

Synopsis

Johnny Smith is a man injured in a near-fatal car crash who awakens from a six-year-long coma with extraordinary psychic abilities.

These powers allow him to see into the past and future through vision triggered by touch, which he is compelled to act upon in order to help others.

In episodes ranging from high-stakes adventures to political thrillers, Johnny tests the potential and the limits of his psychic gifts while struggling to deal with a recurring vision of the future which lies at the heart of the series - a terrifying glimpse of Armageddon.

The series also stars Nicole deBoer as Johnny's former fiancée Sarah; Chris Bruno as county sheriff Walt Bannerman, who is now married to Sarah; John L. Adams as Johnny's best friend Bruce; and David Ogden Stiers as the ambitious televangelist Reverend Purdy, who controls Johnny's trust fund.

Combining action, romance, the paranormal and a continuing quest for justice, The Dead Zone follows Johnny's remarkable life as he explores the mystery surrounding his destiny and struggles to find his place in the world.

Seasons

(SABC3 aired only the first two seasons)

Season 1 (13 episodes)

Channel: SABC3 | Premiere: 24 Mar 2003 | Finale: 16 Jun 2003 | Mondays, 19h30
Channel: actionX | Premiere: 21 Nov 2006 | Finale: 13 Feb 2007 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 2 (19 episodes)

Channel: SABC3 | Premiere: 18 Mar 2005 | Finale: 22 Jul 2005 | Fridays, 21h00
Channel: actionX | Premiere: 20 Feb 2007 | Finale: 26 Jun 2007 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 3 (12 episodes)

Channel: actionX | Premiere: 11 Dec 2007 | Finale: 4 Mar 2008 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 4 (12 episodes)

Channel: M-Net Action | Premiere: 12 Aug 2008 | Finale: 28 Oct 2008 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 5 (11 episodes)

Channel: M-Net Action | Premiere: 17 Mar 2009 | Finale: 26 May 2009 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 6 (13 episodes)

Channel: M-Net Action | Premiere: 27 Oct 2009 | Finale: 19 Jan 2010 | Tuesdays, 18h00


Season 6 Cast

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Bruce Lewis

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Greg Stillson

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Johnny Smith

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Rev. Gene Purdy

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Sarah Bracknell Bannerman

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Sheriff Walt Bannerman

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Johnny 'JJ' Bannerman

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Alex Sinclair

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Herb Smith

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Malcolm Janus

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Captain Steve Wilcox

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Duncan Miller

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Elaine Dowd

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Father Brendan

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Maggie Hollister

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Malone

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Megan Wilcox

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Nurse Carrie

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Orderley Dewey Morris

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Sheriff Anna Turner

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Young Johnny

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Waitress


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