For three consecutive weekends, El Rey Network is presenting miniseries adapted from the works of Stephen King – beginning at noon on Saturday, September 12th with The Stand.
Follow the jump for further details – and the killer TV spot.
YOU CAN’T RUN, YOU CAN’T HIDE THIS SEPTEMBER, RIDE WITH THE KING OF HORROR ON EL REY NETWORK WITH THREE STEPHEN KING MINI-SERIES
THREE CONSECUTIVE WEEKENDS OF CLASSIC KING EVENT TELEVISION BEGINS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th AT NOON ET
Austin, TX (September 9, 2015) – This September, ride with the king of horror when El Rey Network presents three classic Stephen King mini-series airing over three consecutive weekends. “The Stand” (1994) airs on Saturday, September 12th at noon and 8:00pm ET; continuing with “The Tommyknockers” (1993) on Saturday, September 19th at noon, 4:00pm, 8:00pm and midnight ET; and concluding with “The Langoliers” (1995) on Saturday, September 26th at noon, 4:00pm, 8:00pm and midnight ET.
Created in the early-to-mid ’90s, when long-form event television was king of the airwaves, these three spine-tingling mini-series feature the perfect mix of real-world and supernatural horror King fans love, plus an exciting roster of film and television stars, including Gary Sinise (TV’s “C.S.I.: NY,” Forrest Gump), Molly Ringwald (Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles) and Rob Lowe (“Parks and Recreation,” “The West Wing”) in “The Stand”; Patricia Wettig (“Brothers & Sisters,” “Thirtysomething”), Dean Stockwell (“Quantum Leap,” Blue Velvet) and Bronson Pinchot (“Perfect Strangers”) in “The Langoliers”; and Marg Helgenberger (“C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation”) and Jimmy Smits (“NYPD Blue,” “L.A. Law”) in “The Tommyknockers.”
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th beginning at noon
After a deadly plague kills most of the world’s population, the remaining survivors split into two groups – one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being – to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
Starring Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Rob Lowe
Saturday, SEPTEMBER 19th beginning at noon
The residents of a small town begin to obey a summons one by one, following the eerie light glowing from out of the woods.
Starring Marg Helgenberger, Jimmy Smits
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th Beginning at noon
On a cross-country red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston, ten passengers awaken to find that the crew and most of their fellow passengers have disappeared.
Starring Patricia Wettig, Dean Stockwell, Bronson Pinchot
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About El Rey Network
El Rey Network is a 24-hour English language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites “the new mainstream” through badass content that awakens the renegade in everyone. El Rey’s action-packed slate is anchored by signature series including the original drama, “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” which returns for a second season in summer 2015, the one-on-one interview program, “El Rey Network Presents: The Director’s Chair” and “Lucha Underground,” a freestyle wrestling series from Mark Burnett. El Rey Network’s lineup also showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and TV series including grindhouse genre, cult classic action, and horror/sci-fi. El Rey Network LLC is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios, Inc.