Rod Serling created & hosted the CBS tv series 10-2-59 to 9-5-65, with the exception of the 1 hour pilot, which was hosted by Desi Arnaz (a story in which the subject kept waking up in a Pearl Harbor waterfront bar on 12-7-41, but couldn't get anyone to believe him: not bartender Jesse White in 1941 or psychiatrist Martin Balsom in the present), and is not seen on the Sci-Fi channel (TV Land has exclusive rights). Though Ray Bradbury was not credited for it, one of his novels was adapted for a classic episode in which a man is on trial for not turning in his books to be burned as ordered by a government.
All the other episodes were half hour with the exception of 1963 when CBS tried hour-long episodes. But the fans seemed to prefer the more concentrated writing and suspense of 30 minutes and the series returned to half-hour stories the remaining 2 years. When Twilight Zone ended its run in 1965, Serling went on to other projects and CBS assigned the writers & directors to a new science fiction-western project called Wild Wild West. When West ended its run in 1970, Rod Serling needed them back for a new series on NBC called Night Gallery starting with a 3-segment Night Gallery movie.
A few Twilight Zone episodes, the TZ movie, and a couple of recent versions of Rod Serling stories are available on video or on DVD, followed by this month's episode titles showing on the Sci-Fi channel:
Treasures of the Twilight Zone
Twilight Zone - Vol. 1-43 (1959/62)
Twilight Zone - Season 1 is available on DVD from Amazon.com
2 regular 30-minute or 1 hour-long episode(s) are sometimes broadcast in a 1-hour timeslot unless noted. 5am episodes are usually followed by a 5:30 episode without commercials (see separate list below). Up to 6am is night of date shown; it's not morning until the sun comes up
Mar 1 09:00 AM A Passage For Trumpet Mar 1 09:30 AM Mr. Bevis Mar 1 04:30 AM The After Hours Mar 1 05:00 AM The Mighty Casey Mar 1 05:30 AM A World Of His Own Mar 2 05:30 AM The Purple Testament Mar 3 08:00 AM King Nine Will Not Return Mar 3 08:30 AM A Man In The Bottle Mar 5 04:30 AM Nervous Man In A Four Dollar Room Mar 6 08:00 AM A Thing About Machines Mar 9 04:30 AM The Howling Man Mar 9 05:00 AM Nick Of Time Mar 9 05:30 AM Elegy Mar 10 08:00 AM The Lateness Of The Hour Mar 12 08:00 AM The Trouble With Templeton Mar 13 08:00 AM A Most Unusual Camera Mar 15 09:00 AM Night Of The Meek Mar 15 05:30 AM Dust Mar 16 09:00 AM Back There Mar 16 05:00 AM The Whole Truth Mar 16 05:30 AM Mirror Image Mar 17 08:00 AM The Invaders Mar 22 05:00 AM A Penny For Your Thoughts Mar 22 05:30 AM Twenty-two Mar 23 05:30 AM The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street Mar 26 04:30 AM The Odyssey Of Flight 33 Mar 27 08:00 AM Mr. Dingle, The Strong Mar 27 05:00 AM The Prime Movers Mar 27 05:30 AM Long Distance Call Mar 29 09:00 AM A Hundred Yards Over The Rim Mar 29 05:30 AM The Rip Van Winkle Caper Mar 30 09:00 AM The Silence Mar 30 05:00 AM Shadow Play Mar 30 05:30 AM A World Of DifferenceYou're a very bad man
On other channels: The Dick Van Dyke Show: It May Look like a Walnut Rob discovers Earth's been invaded by aliens (they have one flaw) in this b/w TZ spoof from 1963, as aired on TVLAND and HULU Previous episode titles broadcast (2003-13) 12/31/13 New Year marathon 2013/2014 7/4/1013 July 4th 2013 12/31/12 New Year marathon for 2012/2013 7/4/2012 July 4th Zonethon for 2012 12/31/2011 New Year marathon for 2011/2012 7/3/2011 July 4th marathon for 2011 12/31/2010 Twilight Zone marathon for 2010/2011 There was no Twilight Zone marathon for July 2010. 12/31/2009 last New Year's marathon (2009/2010) 7/2/2009 July 4th marathon (2009) 12/31/2008 New Year's marathon (2008/2009) 7/3/2008 July 4th marathon (2008) 12/31/2007 New Year's marathon (2007/2008) 07/03/2007 July 4th marathon (2007) 12/31/2006 New Year's marathon (2006/2007) 2006 July 4th Twilight Zone-thon (Global Flight 33 is Lost)Episodes of The New Twilight Zone may be showing on Chiller TV, but Chiller TV does not want anyone to see it's schedule more than one day at a time
"Planet Of The Apes" done as a Twilight Zone episode: Click here (Rod Serling intro & parting comments, on the beach)
"Twilight Zone: The Movie" is occasionally on cable
Monstervision Host Segments of Forbidden Planet including interview with in-studio guest Anne Francis about her Twilight Zone episode (she still has the head)
The Twilight Zone is also currently scheduled (2 episodes a day) on Sundays
in 40 states on the myRTN cable network channel.
Twilight Zone episode list, all 5 seasons
Ted Cassidy served TV's Addams Family as their butler Lurch; before that, he served Man
Outer Limits page (the original black & white series)
Results of SciFi.com's survey: best Science Fiction tv series of each decade.
Rod Serling Bio at the Sci-Fi channel's website