via press release:
MORE THAN ONE MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS ENTER THE TWILIGHT ZONE DURING SYFY’S 16TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S MARATHON
NEW YORK – January 4, 2011 – Syfy’s 16th annual The Twilight Zone New Year’s marathon lured more than one million total viewers (1.02 million) into the “fifth dimension of imagination,” up eight percent compared to last year’s journey.
From 6AM-8PM on New Year’s Day, the marathon of Rod Serling’s iconic series averaged 1.16 million total viewers, up 17 percent versus January 1, 2010. During 8-11PM prime, viewership climbed to 1.54 million.
On Friday, December 31, The Twilight Zone trapped nearly one million total viewers (910,000) in that middle ground between science and superstition, peaking from 10-11PM at 1.2 million. That was up eight percent versus the comparable December 31, 2009 10-11PM time slot.
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 NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)