The upcoming TV version of The Mist won’t be a “monster show,” strictly speaking. While TV miniseries based on the works of iconic horror author Stephen King have been a fairly common occurrence since Salem’s Lot arrived back in 1979, it’s only in more recent times that King’s stories have become a popular basis for actual ongoing TV series. Just a few of these shows include USA’s mid-2000s adaptation of The Dead Zone, CBS 3-season version of Under the Dome, Syfy’s long-running original Haven, and Hulu’s 8-episode take on time travel tale 11/22/63. One of the newest entries into the King-based TV series realm is Spike’s The Mist, ...

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