The episodic anthology from host/narrator Jordan Peele ran for 2 seasons on the streamer and was not included in Wednesday’s presentation to buyers because the platform is rebranded Paramount+.
The Twilight Zone is not going to return on CBS All Entry when it’s rebranded subsequent month as Paramount+.
The anthology from exec producers Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg has been canceled after a two-season run on the ViacomCBS-backed platform. Sources say Peele and Kinberg’s firms had been each able to stroll away from the sequence although CBS All Entry/Paramount+ wished the sequence to proceed.
“Jordan Peele, Simon Kinberg and all the manufacturing workforce actually reimagined The Twilight Zone for the fashionable age,” Paramount+ head of programming Julie McNamara mentioned in a press release to The Hollywood Reporter. “They upheld the basic sequence’ legacy of socially aware storytelling and pushed at the moment’s viewers to discover all new dimensions of thought-provoking and topical themes that we hope will resonate with audiences for years to come back.”
The Twilight Zone was rebooted as a person episodic anthology in late 2017 as the person episodic anthology regarded to select up the place the beloved Rod Serling-created sequence left off with a contemporary reimagining of the unique drama. Along with exec producing, Peele served as its host and narrator.
All advised, Peele’s Twilight Zone ran for 2 seasons and 20 episodes and wrapped its run final summer season when CBS All Entry deserted its weekly rollout to a binge mannequin. The sequence, from CBS Studios and Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, attracted an all-star forged together with Steven Yeun, Okay umail Nanjiani, Rhea Seehorn, Sanaa Lathan, Adam Scott, Billy Porter, Jurnee Smollett and Chris Meloni, amongst others.
Information of Twilight Zone‘s ending comes as CBS All Entry will relaunch as Paramount+ on March 4. The cancellation comes after ViacomCBS executives Wednesday introduced their imaginative and prescient — and a mountain of programming bulletins — for the brand new service. Whereas the unique Twilight Zone lives on the platform, a brand new season was not a part of the plan for subscription service.
Paramount+ will boast quite a few originals from Taylor Sheridan, together with two Yellowstone offshoots, a rising variety of Star Trek originals, the ultimate season of TV Land import Youthful, Showtime switch Halo, a brand new Prison Minds and a number of other different originals that construct off of ViacomCBS’ well-known manufacturers. Learn extra on the bigger imaginative and prescient for the streamer here.
Peele, in the meantime, has an general TV cope with Amazon.