Some of the legendary collection of TV historical past needs to be The Twilight Zone, which mastered the artwork of anthology tv. The present tackled a wide range of genres, together with science fiction, fantasy, psychological thriller, suspense, and scares. Episodes not often ended on a happily-ever-after, and there have been usually morals of the tales. Now, The Twilight Zone is getting the reboot remedy from a significant community: CBS.
The newest Twilight Zone reboot might be launched by CBS on its streaming service, CBS All Entry, which not too long ago skilled an enormous increase in reputation due to the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery. Evidently the community intends to proceed offering subscribers with style content material on All Entry. Variety reviews that Jordan Peele of Get Out is in talks to affix the mission as govt producer. Marc Ramirez would function showrunner.
Information of the reboot comes after CBS has had The Twilight Zone on the backburner for fairly some time. Final yr, the mission appeared to be transferring ahead beneath the steering of X-Males bigwigs Bryan Singer and Simon Kinberg, with Limitless showrunner Craig Sweeny on board as effectively. It had not but been introduced whether or not that model was supposed for airing on broadcast or being launched by way of streaming. The brand new reboot doesn’t have Singer, Kinberg, or Sweeny hooked up.
The unique Twilight Zone aired in black and white for 5 seasons from 1959-1964 on CBS. The first reboot additionally aired on CBS, premiering in 1986 and operating for a grand complete of 110 episodes. The third reboot was much less of a hit, airing on UPN in 2002 and solely lasting for 43 episodes. A Twilight Zone characteristic movie was produced as effectively, again in 1983.
It must be fascinating to see how audiences reply to The Twilight Zone on a streaming service. Netflix has discovered large streaming success with the style collection Stranger Things, however Netflix and CBS All Entry are fairly totally different on the subject of streaming. Netflix releases full seasons abruptly, to the delight of binge-watchers all over the place. CBS All Entry is very similar to Hulu, in that it releases particular person episodes frequently somewhat than abruptly. The brand new Twilight Zone presumably will not be binge-able for people who need to watch from the start, however that does not should be a nasty factor. Different horror anthologies are fairly profitable within the weekly launch format, as the continued American Horror Story franchise proves.
Keep tuned to CinemaBlend for the newest in TV information, and be sure you try our breakdown of the reboots and revivals that we’re tremendous enthusiastic about. If you happen to’re now within the temper for some Twilight Zone, you will discover full seasons streaming on Netflix and Hulu. On your different choices for small display viewing, take a peek at our fall TV guide.