A small screen adaptation of Stephen King novel IT has been crowned the
scariest TV programme of all time by British viewers.
The mini-series - which aired on UK television in 1990 - beat out
competition from creepy classics THE X-FILES and Twin Peaks to land the top
spot in the RADIO TIMES magazine poll.
A spokesman for the TV listings publication says, "Stephen King books are
spooky, not to say terrifying, but TV versions of them have generally been
"So it was a shock to settle down to watch this one and actually be