Check out this 2019 Twilight Zone spot which during last night’s Super Bowl. It’s for a new series available on CBS Interactive service from April.
The Twilight Zone teaser begins with what seemingly is a return from commercial break to CBS’ broadcast of the Super Bowl. the feed blacks out, noting “CBS Is Off The Air.”
Moments later, viewers are brought back to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It is left eerily empty except for one man, Jordan Peele.
The spot serves as fans’ first sneak peek of Peele stepping into Rod Serling’s iconic role, as host and narrator of The Twilight Zone.
The Twilight Zone teaser was shot overnight last month at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The symbolic “Twilight Zone” door featured in the teaser was created and assembled on the 50-yard line.
The Twilight Zone Spot video
The Twilight Zone is said to ‘lead fans to another dimension’. It begins Monday, April 1st, 2019 (no joke?). It going to debut with two episodes.
Following the series premiere, new episodes of the anthology series will be available on demand. This will be weekly, on Thursdays, beginning April 11th, 2019 and exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.
The Twilight Zone original series
The original The Twilight Zone series premiered on October 2nd, 1959. It took viewers to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and but of mind.
The Twilight Zone became a worldwide phenomenon as it used socially conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times.
The series was a journey into a wondrous land of imagination. It ran for five years on CBS, from 1959 to 1964.
The show is widely regarded as the godfather of sci-fi series. It explored humanity’s hopes, despairs, and prejudices. This was conveyed in metaphoric ways conventional dramas could not.
Every episode of the original series is available to stream now on CBS All Access.