Sci Fi Channel will telecast episodes of sister service USA Network's Dead
Zone beginning July 12, according to sources.
The quasi-repurposing deal -- through which Sci Fi will not show Dead
Zone episodes days after their premiere on USA, but rather begin with the
series' debut installment -- marks the first time a cable channel has aired
another network's series during its initial run, sources said.
The June 16 premiere of Dead Zone, based on a Stephen King novel, set
a record for an original-series bow with a 4.7 household