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War of the Worlds
War of the Worlds-Title.jpg
Premiere October 7, 1988
Finale May 14, 1990
Creator Greg Strangis
Network/Provider First-run syndication
Style 60-minute sci-fi drama
Company Hometown Films,
Paramount Television,
Ten Four Productions,
Triumph Entertainment
Distributor Paramount Domestic Television (1988-2006)
CBS Paramount Television (2006-07)
CBS Television Distribution (2007-2021)
CBS Media Ventures (2021-)
Filming Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Seasons 2
Episodes 44
Origin USA
For other uses of the title, see The War of the Worlds.

War of the Worlds is a sci-fi drama that aired in first-run syndication. The series is a continuation of the 1953 Paramount Pictures film The War of the Worlds.



Actor Character Duration
Billed Cast 1 2
Jared Martin Dr. Harrison Blackwood * *
Lynda Mason Green Dr. Suzanne McCullough * *
Philip Akin Norton Drake * o
Richard Chaves Colonel Paul Ironhorse * o
Adrian Paul John Kincaid *
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2
Rachel Blanchard Debi McCullough * *
John Vernon General Wilson *
John Colicos Quinn *
Ann Robinson Sylvia Van Buren *
Richard Comar Advocate #1 *
Ilse Von Glatz Advocate #2 *
Michael Rudder Advocate #3 *
Denis Forest Malzor *
Catherine Disher Mana *
Julian Richings Ardix *
Belinda Metz Scoggs *


Season  Premiere Finale #
First-run syndication
Season One October 7, 1988 May 15, 1989 24
Season Two October 2, 1989 May 14, 1990 20


DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Complete Series  (Region 1)
The Complete Series February 6, 2018 purchase 11
Season Sets  (Region 1)
The Complete First Season November 1, 2005 purchase 6
The Final Season October 26, 2010 purchase 5

External Links