SYNOPSIS: Deadline is a 1959–61 American television drama series that re-enacted famous newspaper stories from the past. Hosted and narrated by Paul Stewart, the syndicated series was produced by Arnold Perl. Guest stars included Peter Falk, Will Kuluva, Diane Ladd, Robert Lansing, George Maharis, Simon Oakland, and Edgar Stehli. Thirty-nine 30-minute episodes were produced. Deadline, a syndicated anthology series, scored high by making its plot lines secondary to its violent action content. It was an Official Films production.