New Line TV has cleared off-net skein “The Twilight Zone” in more than 75% of the country.
The Forest Whitaker-hosted series first aired on UPN in 2002. Jason Alexander, Molly Sims and Portia de Rossi are among stars who made appearances.
“Twilight Zone” was made available to the marketplace as single half-hour or back-to-back segments. Shows are offered entirely on a barter basis. (Daily Variety, Sept. 23).
Tribune stations WPIX New York, KCAL/KCBS Los Angeles and WGN Chicago have signed on, along with station groups Belo, Hearst Argyle, Scripps Howard and Meredith, for a fall launch.
“Twilight Zone” is produced by New Line Television in association with Trilogy Entertainment Group.