Leslie Moonves

CBS, seeking growth, will bring back 'The Twilight Zone' for its digital service

CBS, seeking growth, will bring back 'The Twilight Zone' for its digital service

CBS Corp. is bringing back another quirky classic — “The Twilight Zone” — for its CBS All Access streaming service, after the company’s successful launch this fall of “Star Trek: Discovery.”

CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves announced a reboot of the Rod Sterling program Thursday during the company’s third-quarter earnings call with analysts. His message was that CBS was mixing old with new — in this case, new versions of old gems to encourage subscribers to sign up for the company’s stand-alone $5.99-a-month streaming service.

“Yes, we are in a time of great change across our industry and, at CBS we have been anticipating these changes for years,” Moonves told...

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