You’re Traveling to Another Dimension … in Entertainment! From the mind of Rod Serling, the master of the macabre… The original 1960’s TV scripts are now compelling radio dramas with today’s favorite Hollywood stars. Visit the online home of The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas to meet the stars, see behind-the-scenes cast photos and more.
Saturday, October 20 9pm
“Steel” starring Lou Gossett, Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman / Roots) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: In the near future boxing has been outlawed and is performed by mechanical robots. The manager of a robot desperately in need of repair does the unthinkable to win a bout.
Sunday, October 21 9pm
“The Silence” starring Chris McDonald (Quiz Show / Happy Gilmore) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: Archie Taylor offers incessant talker Jamie Tennyson a fortune if he can keep quiet for a year. It’s a bet that Tennyson can’t resist and insists on winning – at any cost!
Saturday, October 27 9pm
“The New Exhibit” starring JoBe Cerny (Somewhere In Time / Road To Perdition) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: An overachieving museum caretaker stores wax dummies of five notorious killers in his basement. Then the bodies start to pile up!
Sunday, October 28 8pm
We’re giving The Twilight Zone the night off so we can bring you a special Halloween presentation.
RAY BRADBURY’S THE HALLOWEEN TREE.
Broadcast Premiere. 2 Hour Special Presentation.
On a Halloween night, eight boys are led on an incredible journey into the past by the mysterious “spirit” Moundshroud. Riding a dark autumn wind from ancient Egypt to the land of the Celtic druids, from Mexico to a cathedral in Paris, they will witness the haunting beginnings of the holiday called Halloween.
Featuring the evocative prose and imagery of Ray Bradbury, the fine acting of the Colonial Radio Theater players, and atmospheric music and sound effects will send shivers of delight (and spine-chilling terror) through listeners young and old, long after the last candle has died in your jack-o’-lantern.
Saturday, November 3 9pm
“Sounds and Silences” starring Richard Kind (Curb Your Enthusiasm / Spin City) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A man who has lived his life joyously surrounded by loud noise suddenly finds that trivial sounds, such as dripping water, begin to drive him insane.
Sunday, November 4 9pm
“A World of His Own” starring Charles Shaugnessy (Mad Men / The Nanny) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A playwright has the power to conjure up any person or thing by simply dictating a vivid description into his tape recorder. He also has the power to make them disappear too.
Saturday, November 10 9pm
“Stopover in a Quiet Town” starring Stephnie Weir (MadTV / Fun With Dick and Jane) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: The day after a drunken party, a married couple awakens in an unfamiliar house with no idea how they got there.
Sunday, November 11 9pm
“And When the Sky Is Opened” starring Barry Bostwick (Spin City / Evening) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: Three Astronauts return from the first successful space probe – but are unable to recall what happened on the flight.
Saturday, November 17 9pm
“Third From the Sun” starring Fred Willard (Everybody Loves Raymond / A Mighty Wind) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: Certain that a nuclear war is imminent; a scientist plots to escape with his family and closest friends in an experimental spaceship to a planet 11 million miles away.
Sunday, November 18 9pm
“Now You Hear It, Now You Don’t” starring Dee Wallace (E.T. / Halloween) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A powerful businesswoman reluctantly agrees to wear an experimental hearing aid when she begins to lose her hearing. With the aid of the hearing device, she believes she can now hear other people’s thoughts and fears that her husband is plotting to kill her.
Saturday, November 24 9pm
“The Time Element” starring Bobby Slayton (Rat Pack / Mind of the Married Man) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A wisecracking New Yorker finds himself in Honolulu on December 6th, 1941 – the day before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He knows of the invasion but can’t get anyone to believe him.
Sunday, November 25 9pm
“…And Cauldron Bubble” starring Virginia Williams (Monarch Cove / Facing Kate) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: During rehearsals for a college production of “Macbeth” a series of increasingly serious accidents involving the cast and crew has people worried about its reputation as a jinxed play. Only the strange school Janitor seems to have a clue as to the mysterious events.
Saturday, December 1 9pm
“To Serve Man” starring Blair Underwood (Sex and the City / The Event) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: The Kanamits, 9 foot tall aliens, arrive on Earth with one goal: To Serve Man. They end war. They end famine. But they make the military wonder: What’s the catch?
Sunday, December 2 9pm
“On Thursday We Leave For Home” starring Barry Bostwick (Spin City / Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A colony has barely survived on a sparse planet banked by two suns for 30 years only because their megalomaniac leader dictates their every move. When a rescue ship arrives and offers them a new life back on Earth – things do not go as planned.
Saturday, December 8 9pm
“Twenty-Twelve” starring Christian Stolte (Law Abiding Citizen / Chicago Fire) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: Two brothers argue about yet another end of the world prediction only to discover that this time it’s for real – but not quite as expected.
Sunday, December 9 9pm
“Pattern For Doomsday” starring Henry Rollins (The Henry Rollins Show / Heat) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A tremendous asteroid is on a collision course with Earth and a computer selects 8 people from all walks of life to escape on the lone spaceship.
Saturday, December 15 9pm
“The 25th Hour” starring Mike Nussbaum (Field of Dreams / Men in Black) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A busy executive can’t find enough time in his week to keep his boss and his girlfriend satisfied. This problem is quickly solved when a strange old man with a mysterious invention gives him all the time he needs – but at what price?
Sunday, December 16 9pm
“The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine” starring Kathy Garver (Family Affair / The Princess Diaries) and Charles Shaughnessy (Days of Our Lives / The Nanny) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: Aging film star Barbara Jean Trenton secludes herself in her private screening room, where she reminisces on her past by watching her old films. Her friend and agent Danny Weiss tries to bring her out into the real world but Barbara wants to escape into her old films and eventually, gets her wish.
Saturday, December 22 9pm
“Snow Angel” starring Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings / Rudy / Stranger Things) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: At Christmastime, a pregnant teenage runaway finds herself in the care of an elderly Grandma-type who is an independent, practical, tough-minded recluse living in a remote part of South Dakota.
Sunday, December 23 9pm
“Night of the Meek” starring Chris McDonald (The Perfect Storm / Happy Gilmour) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: Henry Corwin, a down-at-the-heels department store Santa, dispenses Christmas cheer to a mission house with the help of a sack that will produce whatever one asks for.
Saturday, December 29 9pm
“Valley of the Shadow” starring Chelcie Ross (Madison / Mad Men) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A reporter comes upon a peaceful village that guards the secret of creating and obliterating matter. Once he learns the secret, it takes another miracle to release him from the responsibility of the knowledge.
Sunday, December 30 9pm
“The Changing of the Guard” starring * Orson Bean (Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman / Two and a Half Men) with Stacy Keach as narrator.
Plot: A well-loved teacher feels his useful life is over when he is asked to retire. * Orson Bean starred in The Twilight Zone episode “Mr. Bevis” originally televised 6/3/60.