Amazing Stories (television)

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Amazing Stories was the name of an American television show put together by director Steven Spielberg from 1985 to 1987. It was an anthology show, featuring unrelated stories each week in the manner of such programs as The Twilight Zone. Unlike that program, however, it did not have a regular host - a fact that some said contributed to its decline.

Although nominated for two Emmy Awards, it was not a hit and the network, NBC, did not renew it after the two-year contract expired.

The show was named after Amazing Stories, a ground-breaking science fiction magazine that Spielberg read.

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