The answer has finally come: U.S. television studios."
Stephen King teams up with Canada's E1 for new series
"It is a deal that shatters the conventions of big-budget television productions. Rather than take his concept directly to a Hollywood studio, the author has specifically gone outside of the U.S. in order to retain more creative control over how the series is made."
There's a REASON he's my platonic!pretend!boyfriend, guys.