Rod Serling on THE TWILIGHT ZONE & Other Amazing Shows

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For those who don’t know about him, Rod Serling was the Aaron Sorkin of his day, only shorter. A multi-award winning writer with opinions on everything and a writing style that no one, including Sorkin, has ever matched. To put it another way, anything this dude has to say about television and television writing is worth listening to, and in this 1959 video interview has a hella lot to say:

About LB

Larry Brody has been profiled in such national magazines and websites as Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Starlog, People, Electronic Media, IndieSlate, TechTV, io9, and of course TV Guide.

A legendary figure in the television writing and production world, with a career going back to the late ’60s, Brody has written and produced literally thousands of hours of network and syndicated television.

Brody has also been active in the TV animation world, writing, creating, consulting, and/or supervising the cult favorite STAR TREK animated TV series, the SILVER SURFER, SPAWN, SUPERMAN, SPIDERMAN, and SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED animated series, and was showrunner of the French animated series, DIABOLIK, as well as part of the team that developed and wrote the live-action/cgi animation sci-fi series Ace Lightning for the BBC.

Shows written or produced by Brody have won several awards including – yes, it’s true – Emmys.