- Starring: Patricia Smith, William D. Gordon, Wayne Heffley
The series was a collection of various tales that range from the tragic to the comedic. They may be scary or just thought-provoking. Most episodes have unexpected endings and a moral lesson. But, no matter what, it's "a journey into a wondrous land, whose boundaries are that of the imagination."
Rod Serling, creator and host of the series, won two Emmys for outstanding writing (1960 & '61), and the Golden Globe in 1962 for best TV director/producer.
Reruns of the original Twilight Zone can be seen on the US Sci Fi channel.
This is the Original 1959 series, not the CBS The Twilight Zone (1985) version nor the UPN The Twilight Zone (2002) version.
CBS Programming History
October 1959-September 1962 ..... Friday 10:00 January 1963-September 1963 ..... Thursday 9:00 September 1961-September 1964 ..... Friday 9:30 May 1965-September 1965 ..... Sunday 9:00
Note: Seasons 1-3 & 5 have a running time of 30 minutes. All of the episodes in Season 4 have a running time of one hour.… Expand
- Genre(s): Drama, Horror, Suspense, Science Fiction
- Show Type: Ended
- Season 1 premiere date: Oct 2, 1959
- Episode Length: 30
- Air Time: 08:00 PM
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10Eerie, creepy classic of a science fiction/drama is a televised masterpiece.
If you have not watched the original TWILIGHT ZONE yet, get to your couch and find it on TV. There are quite a few channels re-running these vintage stories by Rod Serling. It is one of the classics that not only made history, but leaves you wanting more.… Expand