The series ran on NBC from 1969 to 1973 ,and Serling hosted the series. He would appear in an art gallery setting to introduce each segment of an episode by unveiling a painting that illustrated the story.
Like The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery influenced a lot of filmmakers and storytellers. Serling actually hand-picked a 21-year-old up and coming filmmaker named Steven Spielberg to direct an episode that he wrote called “Eyes” with Joan Crawford. That was Spielberg’s first professional directing gig.
Guillermo del Toro also talked about the influence that the series had on him saying that the episode “The Doll” scared him the most that he had ever been scared as a kid.
It was a great show that told some fantastic and creepy stories, and now the