What are the best Stephen King TV shows?

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    #111.22.63

    11.22.63

    11.22.63 is a science fiction thriller miniseries based on the book of the same name by Stephen King. James Franco stars as Jack Epping, a high school teacher gifted with the chance to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy by travelling back in time. 

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    Joyce Flores
    Written on January 26, 2017
    "This solution satisfies my needs because it provides me with the name of a TV show based on Stephen King's book. I was looking to watch a TV show based on a Stephen King book but didn't have a title to search by, so this hit perfectly satisfies my needs to find that show. The only thing I didn't like was that the hit took me to HULU, which I don't subscribe to, rather than a review website that might list all the services the show could be viewed on."
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    #2The Stand

    The Stand

    The Stand is a 1994 American television horror miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It was directed by Mick Garris and stars Gary Sinise, Miguel Ferrer, and Rob Lowe.

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    Christopher Martinez
    Written on April 26, 2017
    "The Stand is a great adaptation! Stephen King is notoriously hard to adapt - his stories have frustrated some of the best directors in Hollywood. But this one knocks it out of the park - bringing his vivid stories to life in a way that is uniquely designed for the screen!"
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    #3The Dead Zone

    The Dead Zone

    The Dead Zone is a science fiction drama television series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show is based on characters from Stephen King's 1979 novel of the same name.

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    Amy Welch
    Written on June 13, 2017
    "The Dead Zone is a great science fiction series about a man with psychic abilities he develops after being in a coma. This is based on Stephen King's novel. It stars Anthony Michael Hall and is worth checking out. "
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    #4Nightmares & Dreamscapes

    Nightmares & Dreamscapes

    Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King is an eight-episode anthology series based on short stories written by Stephen King. It features notable performances by Oscar nominees William H. Macy, William Hurt, Tom Berenger and other favorites as Kim Delaney, Steven Weber, Henry Thomas, Samantha Manthis, and Claire Forlani.

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    Anthony Douglas
    Written on January 27, 2017
    "I think this is a very good response overall. However the full name of the TNT show referred to in the solution is more accurately titled "Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King." The show was definitely based on the works of King, and the analysis makes mention of the "notable" performances by respected actors, which is a compelling argument in favor of the quality of the show."
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    #5The Langoliers

    The Langoliers

    The Langoliers is a horror miniseries based on Stephen King's novella from his four part anthology book Four Past Midnight. In it, the passengers on a red-eye flight bound for Boston awaken to find a terrifying world inhabited by an unknown enemy.

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    Jesse Banks
    Written on June 28, 2017
    "If looking for a Stephen King TV show, the link provided to The Langoliers seems like a good choice. One, I like the fact that it took me to a well known website (Amazon) and there were plenty of reviews. I do remember back in the 90’s there seemed to be quite a few Stephen King mini-series on TV and I would watch some on occasion. My preference would be Stephen King’s It, but if I wanted to see something different, I would consider The Langoliers. "
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    #6The Shining

    The Shining

    The Shining is a three-part television miniseries based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. Stephen Weber takes over the role of Jack Torrance, the caretaker who slowly descends into madness in the haunted Overlook Hotel. 

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    Maria Burke
    Written on August 3, 2017
    "Although I thought that the Shining was a good miniseries, I still think that I may have preferred under the dome better. The actors chosen to play the parts make so much difference in whether it manages to capture a Stephen King world. Too many times an awesome book of his is ruined by a moving with bad acting. "
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    #7Rose Red

    Rose Red

    Rose Red is a miniseries scripted by horror novelist Stephen King. The story centers on a mysteriously haunted Seattle mansion named Rose Red and parapsychologist Dr. Joyce Reardon with his team of gifted psychics who come to investigate the house.

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    Brandon Douglas
    Written on April 29, 2017
    "Without logging into Netflix, this just takes you to the main Netflix page, without showing anything else. Not helpful at all without a Netflix account."
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    #8Storm of the Century

    Storm of the Century

    Storm of the Century is a Stephen King miniseries set in a quiet island community on the verge of the worst storm in decades. Their residents are menaced by a powerful force of darkness in the form of a sinister stranger who begins to exploit the town members darkest secrets until they give him "what he wants".

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    Jaime Marín
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "This is a fascinating horror story. A town off the coast of Maine is isolated due to the worst snow storm in decades. During the period of isolation a killer murders an elderly woman and uses the line "give me what I want and I will go away." He is then arrested but continues to carry out murders from jail. The story then lapses into a struggle to find out what he "wants" so that the murdering will stop."
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    #9Under The Dome

    Under The Dome

    Under the Dome is a science fiction mystery drama television series based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It stars Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, and Natalie Martinez which aired on CBS from 2013 to 2015.

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    Tiffany Nguyen
    Written on February 1, 2017
    "I hit the view solution button and got taken to Netflix - not helpful unless I already have a Netflix subscription. How about a link to the wiki page about Under the Dome or the imdb page so I can look into it without having to have my subscription, since without the subscription to Netlflix I can't even go and peruse the reviews others left about Under The Dome to find out if other people liked it or not before I sit down for the long haul of watching the seasons."
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    #10Kingdom Hospital

    Kingdom Hospital

    Kingdom Hospital is a thirteen-episode television series based on Lars von Trier's The Kingdom, developed by horror writer Stephen King in 2004 for American television. It tells the surreal story of a haunted high-tech hospital plagued by child ghosts, eerie psychics, and freaky forces of nature.

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    Dorothy Aguilar
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "Kingdom Hospital is an okay show for Stephen King but it does not have much depth or likable characters. It features creepiness and horror like you would expect but I was disappointed. I prefer the tv show Haven for an adaptation of a Stephen King work."
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    #11Dreamcatcher

    Dreamcatcher
    Dreamcatcher is a science-fiction horror novel written by Stephen King. It was first published in 2001 by Charles Scribner's Sons under ISBN: 1501156756. The movie Dreamcatcher is based on this novel.
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    Jerry McDonald
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I love King's writing so much, I usually slow down towards the end of the book because I don't want it to end. Wow, There is nothing negative to say about this. It is a great read, and it arrived very quickly, and was priced at an awesome rate. I will buy again from this seller and more Stephen King books... I have a big collection of his books and this one is one I will add for sure. "

Summary

Best What are the best Stephen King TV shows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
111.22.63TV Shows 14 Paid
2The StandTV Shows 11 Paid
3The Dead ZoneTV Shows 9 Paid
4Nightmares & DreamscapesTV Shows 9 Paid
5The LangoliersMovies 7 Paid
6The ShiningTV Shows 6 Paid
7Rose RedMovies 5 Paid
8Storm of the CenturyMovies 3 Paid
9Under The DomeTV Shows 2 Paid
10Kingdom HospitalTV Shows 1 Paid
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