The Chronicle is the name of a science fiction television series on the Sci-Fi Channel. The series is based on the "News from the Edge" series of novels (Ex. "Vampires from Vermont") by Mark Sumner, a St. Louis, Missouri based author. The show was originally sold to NBC, which shot the pilot, then later found a home with Sci-Fi Channel. The original creative producers who brought the Mark Sumner series to Television were German Michael Torres and Trevor Taylor.