-ROSWELL IN NEW ZEALAND FACTS-
The first episode of Roswell premiered in New Zealand on February 8 1999 and the last episode on May 19 2002
Roswell is the third best rating US Drama in New Zealand after E.R. and Six Feet Under. US rival Smallville is the 4th and C.S.I. is the 5th.
New Zealand was the second country to screen Roswell after the USA. Some Season Three episodes were screened on the TV2 Network less than a week after they premiered on UPN.
An average of 380,000 viewers tune into Roswell each week in New Zealand.
470,000 viewers watched "Panacea" (from a potential 3,360,000) making it the best rating episode for Season Three. It got TV2s 6th best rating for that week.
Roswell is so popular in New Zealand that the entire first season was repeated in prime-time. The second and third seasons are yet to be repeated.
NB: These facts were compiled in early May 2002. They are likely to change in the near future.