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SYFY TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH 23RD ANNUAL MARATHON OF THE TWILIGHT ZONE!

The Twilight Zone – Rod Serling – Photo courtesy of Syfy.

SYFY’s New Year’s Eve marathon of “The Twilight Zone” is returning for its 23rd year beginning Sunday, December 30 at 11pm/10C and running through Wednesday, January 2 at 6am/5C.

A complete schedule follows.

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Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Begins Production!

Production has officially begun on the first season of the new CBS All Access original series THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Principal photography began Monday, Oct. 1 in Vancouver, British Columbia, 59 years after the premiere of the original series.

Jordan Peele will host and narrate the new iteration, a role made famous by creator Rod Serling.

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Jordan Peele To Host CBS All Access’ The Twilight Zone!

In CBS All Access’ third reboot of The Twilight Zone, Jordan Peele – who created this new take – will host and narrate the series.

The announcement video for the series shows the title sequence and merges past (with narration by original series creator Rod Serling) into present (Peele’s narration) in a unique and effective style.

The Twilight Zone will premiere on CBS All Access in 2019.

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BOOM! Studios Brings Twilight Zone Creator’s Original Planet of the Apes Script To Life!

Planet of the Apes: Visionaries cover by Paolo Rivera/Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

The first Planet of The Apes (1968) film is an adaptation of the French novel La Planète des singes by Pierre Boule. On the road to making the landmark science-fiction classic, 20th Century Fox commissioned Rod Serling to adapt the source material. Serling’s first draft, which was drastically revised before filming, is a radically different vision of the franchise than the one the world has come to know and love.

Now, for the first time in any medium, that vision is fully realized as a graphic novel with Planet of the Apes: Visionaries from acclaimed actor/comedian/writer Dana Gould (The Simpsons) and Chad Lewis (Avengers Origins).

Planet of the Apes: Visionaries will be in stores in August.

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Syfy’s 21st Annual Twilight Zone Marathon Goes HD!

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For the first time, Twilight zones will have the opportunity to see Rod Serling’s classic series in hi-def as Syfy airs its 21st Annual The Twilight Zone Marathon from December 30th to January 3, 2016.

That’s something like 89 hours of magic and No-Doze – but considering that even the worst Twilight Zone episode is better than ninety per cent of what’s ever been on TV, it’s a small price to pay. Especially in HD! For more, follow the jump.

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