This Day in Halloween: The new "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS in 1985.
The new Twilight Zone premieres on CBS in 1985. The revival of the iconic TV series played for two series and included stories by Harlan Ellison and George R. R. Martin, and episodes directed by Wes Craven and William Friedkin. Actors included Morgan Freeman and Bruce Willis. A new version of the classic theme music was performed The Grateful Dead. A third season was added for syndication purposes.