Oct. 25, 2020

The first Treehouse of Horror episode of The Simpsons airs in 1990. Presented as a special episode outside the show’s regular continuity, it features three segments inspired by EC Comics tales. The episode is a...

Sept. 27, 2020

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 ...

Sept. 16, 2020

The Outer Limits premieres on ABC in 1963. The science-fiction and horror-themed anthology series rivals The Twilight Zone during its original two-season run, with quality writing and acting, but is less succes...

Sept. 4, 2020

Dead of Night premieres in London in 1945. The British anthology horror movie includes five different tales and a framing story, and becomes a highly influential film to multiple filmmakers and inspires several...

Aug. 29, 2020

William Friedkin is born in Chicago in 1935. The Oscar-winning director’s long career includes The Exorcist, The Guardian, Bug and the documentary The Devil and Father Amorth.  He also directed episodes of Alfr...

Aug. 23, 2020

Vera Miles is born in Boise City, Okla. in 1929. The actress’ career spanned five decades and multiple genres, and is notable for her supporting role in Psycho and Psycho II, as well as substantial TV work incl...

Aug. 22, 2020

Ray Bradbury is born in Waukegan, Illinois in 1920. The prolific, versatile and highly-influential author of sci-fi, horror, and mystery wrote 27 novels including Fahrenheit 451 and Something Wicked This Way Co...