‘DEA’ Hits the Streets of New Jersey for Second Season
Nine New One-Hour Episodes, Produced By Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. In Association With Size 12 Productions
“This season of ‘DEA’ was shot in our own back yard and is packed with action,” said executive producer
This season, Spike was given exclusive access to follow a group of DEA Special Agents and Task Force Officers in DEA’s northern
After 9/11, many illegal drug dealers left
Viewers will witness first-hand what it is like for DEA Special Agents to go out on undercover missions. Spike is there when DEA Special Agents bust down doors and execute drug raids that put their lives directly in the line of fire. “DEA” also takes a look at the complex relationship that agents have with informants, revealing the strange kinship they share with these criminals who see themselves not as arch enemies, but rather as opponents in the “game” of the illegal drug trade.
“If you liked the first season of ‘DEA,’ you’ll love the second,” said special agent in charge,
Spike.com will offer users a preview of the premiere episode of “DEA” in early February and throughout the season, full episodes will be available at DEA.Spike.com directly after their on-air debut, along with a sneak peek of the action in next week’s episode. The site will also feature a video glossary of DEA terminology and procedures that will be illustrated by show clips featuring the DEA Special Agents themselves, creating a one-stop shop for insight into the DEA. Users will also be able to send embeddable clips to their friends and check out video clips of DEA on their mobile phones.
“DEA” averaged 1.3 million viewers for its premiere season (April-May, 2008) and gave the network a 132% increase in viewership in its timeslot. “DEA” ranked #4 in all of cable in its timeslot among Men 18-34 and 18-49.
“DEA” is produced for Spike by Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. and Size 12 Productions. Executive producers for the series are
About Al Roker Entertainment, Inc.:
Formed in 1994, Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. (ARE) is a thriving multimedia company based in
About Size 12 Productions:
Size 12 is a full service production company with more than thirty years of television experience of
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