Stephen King’s ‘Mr. Mercedes’ Lands On Peacock: An Interview With Director Jack Bender And Harry Treadaway

It’s a Stephen King world, and we’re all merely living in it.

The author’s works have long dominated our theater and television screens, and between remakes (looking at you, It and Pet Sematary), new adaptations (Doctor Sleep, The Outsider), and the author’s steady stream of high quality works, that’s not changing any time soon.

Stephen King's TV reign: Author discusses Mr. Mercedes, The Stand, The Outsider

With 'Mr. Mercedes' set to debut on Peacock, the king of horror discusses his 2020 TV reign.

With America experiencing what's objectively its most terrifying year of the 21st century, it's perhaps only appropriate that the master of horror is having one of his best.

FIRST LOOK: Two New Netflix Holiday Specials

Netflix has revealed its holiday programming today – and it included two new animated specials of note. First up, Alien Xmas (November 20th) based on a 2006 picture book by the Chiodo Bros, and is an homage to the classic Rankin-Bass holiday specials. The stop-motion special is directed by Stephen Chiodo, produced by Edward Chiodo, and executive produced by Jon Favreau, David Ellender of Sonar Entertainment, Sander Schwartz, Charles Chiodo, Jim Strain and Karen Gilchrist.

Stephen King’s ‘Mr. Mercedes’ Crime Thriller Drama Series Lands At Peacock

Peacock has acquired crime-thriller drama series Mr. Mercedes, from David E. Kelley based on Stephen King’s bestselling Bill Hodges trilogy.

The first two seasons will premiere exclusively on the NBCUniversal streaming service on Thursday, October 15, with a premiere date for Season 3 TBD. The announcement came Monday, on King’s birthday.