Masters of Science Fiction premiering on Space

Stephen Hawking and big-name actors will bring renowned sci-fi stories to life next month.

The six-part anthology series Masters of Science Fiction will premiere on Nov. 11 at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT on Space. The series will broadcast some of science fiction’s most popular and highly regarded short stories in 60-minute installments. The stories – written by classic sci-fi writers Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein and H.G. Wells – are tied together with opening and closing narration from acclaimed physicist Stephen Hawking.

Appearing in the series are big-name actors including Sam Waterston, Judy Davis, Anne Heche, Terry O’Quinn, James Cromwell, Brian Dennehy, John Hurt and James Denton. Directors include Mark Rydell (On Golden Pond).