- 6 Seasons
The Dead Zone is a science fiction suspense television series created by Stephen King based on his 1979 novel. It was developed by Michael Piller and Shawn Piller. The series stars Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno, John L. Adams and Conner Price. Johnny Smith has a great life in a small town as a science teacher. He has a wonderful relationship with his fiance Sarah. They have known each other since they were kids and now teach at the same school together. He also stays in contact with his mother who lives fairly close. Nothing could be better until he has a horrible car accident which nearly kills him. The accident leaves him in a coma for six years. Six years later when he wakes up, the world he knew has completely changed. His mother died and his fiance Sarah has had Johnny's baby but has married a man named Walt. Johnny quickly starts to realize that he has this amazing ability to see the past and the future by touching an object or person. Concerned Johnny contacts his doctor who tells him that it probably is a part in his brain not normally used, to compensate for the parts that had been injured.