This Day in Halloween: Boris Karloff's anthology horror show "Thriller" premieres on NBC in 1960.
Thriller premieres on NBC in 1960. The anthology horror and mystery show features Boris Karloff as host and occasional star of episodes. Writers included Robert Bloch and Cornell Woolrich. Actors inlcuded William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Mary Tyler-Moore, Bruce Dern, Rip Torn, John Carradine, and Elizabeth Montgomery. A total of 67 episodes were produced over two seasons.