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Series Based on Stephen King Novels

A list of television series adapted from American author Stephen King’s literary works.

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Salem's Lot

Writer Ben Mears, a former resident of Salem's Lot, returns to the town of his childhood haunted by his fascination with the Marsten House, a sinister old mansion that overlooks the small town. Both entranced by and fearful of the house, Ben attempts to rent it, but finds that another new arrival has beat him to the property; the mysterious Richard Straker. Ben's belief that the house is inherently evil and attracts evil men is soon vindicated as the town is struck by a series of mysterious deaths. From the novel by Stephen King.

Stephen King's It

In the quiet town of Derry, Maine, seven friends (Bill, Eddie, Mike, Bev, Stan, Richie and Ben, the "Losers Club") have all been seeing and hearing strange things, most of which revolve around an evil entity appearing as a clown named Pennywise. The kids eventually discover that Georgie, the younger brother of the leader of the club, Bill, fell victim to this evil. The group sets out to stop the force and put it to rest once and for all. Thirty years after defeating It, Mike Hanlon, the only member who remained in Derry, is suspecting that It has returned, and is forced to call back all of the Losers Club, due to a promise they all made to return if its evil shall ever resurface. Uncovering new powers and clues, the club reunites as adults and comes face-to-face with the evil that has haunted and fed on Derry for centuries.

The Tommyknockers

The small town of Haven becomes a hot-bed of inventions all run by a strange green power device. The whole town is digging something up in the woods, and only an alcoholic poet can discover the secret of the Tommyknockers.

The Stand

When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, the population of the world is decimated. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man.

The Langoliers

On a red eye flight to Boston from LA 10 people wake up to a shock. All the other passengers and crew have vanished but all sorts of personal possessions remain. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But its like the world is dead.

The Shining

A television adaptation of the Stephen King novel that follows a recovering alcoholic professor. He ends up taking a job as a winter caretaker for a remote Colorado hotel which he seeks as an opportunity to finish a piece of work. With his wife and son with him, the caretaker settles in, only to see visions of the hotel's long deceased employees and guests. With evil intentions, they manipulate him into his dark side which takes a toll on him and his family.

The Dead Zone

Johnny had the perfect life until he was in coma for six years. When he awoke, he found his fiancee married to another man. His son doesn't know him. Everything's changed, including Johnny. With one touch, he can see things.

Salem's Lot (2004)

Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.

Haven

When shrewd and confident FBI Special Agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven she soon finds herself caught up with the return of The Troubles, a plague of supernatural afflictions that occurred in the town at least once before. If that was not enough to draw her in, she also finds a link that may lead her to the mother she has never known.

Bag of Bones

Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy grandfather. Mike inexplicably receives mysterious ghostly visitations, escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him.

Under the Dome

An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small fictional town in the United States, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townsfolk must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other.

11.22.63

Jake Epping, an ordinary high school teacher, is presented with a chance to change history. When a longtime friend shows Jake how to travel back in time, he tasks Jake with a mission he has been trying in vain to complete: stopping the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. Jake quickly learns that the past does not want to be changed, and that his attempts to divert the course of history can quickly turn dangerous.

The Mist

After an eerie mist rolls into a small town, the residents must battle the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain their morality and sanity.

Mr. Mercedes

Two years ago, a psychopathic killer drove a stolen Mercedes into a crowd, killing 16. The recently retired detective who headed the unsolved case suddenly begins receiving mysterious messages containing unreleased information and decides to start his own, unofficial investigation.

The Outsider

Investigators are confounded over an unspeakable crime that's been committed.

The Stand (2020)

In a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil, the fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man.

Lisey's Story

Follow widow Lisey Landon as a series of disturbing events revives memories of her marriage to author Scott Landon and the darkness that plagued him.

Chapelwaite

Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone, who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. However, Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family’s sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations.