Rod Serling

Star Trek writer's brilliant Twilight Zone/Mad Men mashup
Jul 4, 2015

I started following Marc Scott Zicree's career long before he wrote some of my favorite episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Babylon 5—back when he was analyzing Twilight Zone episodes in the 1980s' magazine of the same name (essays later collected in the indispensable The Twilight Zone Companion).

That signpost up ahead? It's your next stop: a Rod Serling movie
Jul 4, 2015

There have been three Twilight Zone TV series, a feature film, a magazine, comic books and all kinds of other stuff. But there has never been a movie about its creator Rod Serling—until now.

Mike Wallace's revealing (and ironic) Rod Serling interview
Jul 4, 2015

With the passing of revered journalist Mike Wallace this weekend, a lot of his old interview footage has started popping back into the limelight—including the time he got Rod Serling to crack on his most famed creation, The Twilight Zone.

20 Years of the Twilight Zone New Year's Marathon and 20 things you didn't know about the show
Dec 31, 2014

This holiday, Syfy celebrates two decades of New Year's Eve spent in the fifth dimension, so we spoke to a pop culture expert (and Rod Serling's friend) for 20 things you didn't know about the Zone.

Rod Serling's last script finally coming to TV thanks to J.J. Abrams
Jun 5, 2013

What happens when you mix Lost with The Twilight Zone? Hope you're ready, because we're about to find out.

8 eye-poppingly horrific moments from the original Twilight Zone
Dec 15, 2012

Sure, The Twilight Zone pushed the limits of sci-fi television with its shocking plot twists, but it also sometimes simply used a startling image to strike fear into our hearts. For the 5th of our 31 posts for the 31 days of Halloween, here are the seven scenes from this classic series most likely to give you nightmares.

Rod Serling says he was never able to make real science fiction
Dec 14, 2012

In a never before seen interview from 1970 that just surfaced on YouTube, The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling talks with SF author James Gunn about his show, the stories he created and his own ability to actually write science fiction.

Rod Serling among TV icons to be honored on U.S. postage stamps
Dec 14, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock, Groucho Marx and others are part of the Early TV Memories set.