Salem's Lot (1979)

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Salem's Lot
Premiere November 17, 1979
Finale November 24, 1979
Creator based on the novel by:
Stephen King
Network/Provider CBS
Style 120-minutes horror
Company CBS
Episodes 2
Origin USA

Salem's Lot is a horror miniseries that aired on CBS. It is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King and was directed by horror film veteran Tobe Hooper.

The miniseries was edited together into a 112-minute theatrical cut, which was shown in some theaters and later was released to VHS, although the DVD features the entire miniseries. A sequel film was made, titled A Return to Salem's Lot, which had a limited theatrical release before being released to VHS and later DVD.



Actor Character
Main Cast
David Soul Ben Mears
James Mason Richard Straker


# Title Airdate
1 Part 1 November 17, 1979
2 Part 2 November 24, 1979


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
Salem's Lot October 26, 1999 1