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J.J. Abrams picks up Twilight Zone creator's last screenplay

June 5th, 2013 8:42pm EDT
J.J. Abrams
Star Trek mastermind J.J. Abrams is set to tackle another piece of sci-fi history after securing the rights to The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling's final screenplay.

The young movie mogul is hoping to shop The Stops Along the Way through his Bad Robot production company to TV network bosses, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Serling was a six-time Emmy winner for his writing work on The Twilight Zone, which he also presented.

It is not known if Abrams will direct the sci-fi series if it gets picked up.

Here Are The Rest Of Our 'Twilight Zone' Top 25 Episodes

December 31st, 2011 9:12am EST
The Twilight Zone
A few months ago, we brought you a list of our Top 10 ‘Twilight Zone’ episodes. With another New Year’s marathon approaching on SyFy, we decided there were just too many good installments missing from the previous list. Here, in no particular order, are the rest of the Top 25 episodes, in our book.

‘The Long Morrow’ – Season Five – Jan. 10, 1964

By the fifth season, the show had gotten a little stiff, the writing sometimes forced. But even imperfect episodes like this one strike an emotional chord. The plot is actually quite brilliant: An astronaut decides to take on a 40-year-mission int...

With SyFy Marathon Ahead, Here Are The 10 Best 'Twilight Zone' Episodes

June 30th, 2011 3:49pm EDT
The Twilight Zone
SyFy’s "Twilight Zone" marathon kicks off over the July 4th weekend. Some of you may have missed it last year; it played on New Year’s but took a breather over Independence Day, but now it’s back. It airs all day July 3 and July 4. Check out the schedules for those days here and here.

It seems appropriate to think of the best episodes of this iconic series. For hardcore fans, this can be controversial, because there are so many awesome segments to choose from. Let me just say that these are my favorites, and if yours doesn’t make the list, I apologize and I understand. Stay tuned for...

Top Ten 'Twilight Zone' Episodes

July 3rd, 2008 8:27am EDT
The Twilight Zone
Every year, the Sci Fi channel celebrates Independence Day with a two-day marathon of episodes from The Twilight Zone, one of the most enduring and renowned anthology series in the history of television.

If it's too hot outside for fireworks and cook-outs this July 4th, you can opt for a long, lazy weekend indoors with TZ on your tube. Rod Serling is so cool, you might not even need to turn on your air conditioner!

Submitted for your approval: These are the ten stops you shouldn't miss when traveling along the shadowy road that winds through…The Twilight Zone.

1. "A Kind of a Stopw...

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