"CHANNEL ZERO: THE DREAM DOOR" AIRS OCT. 26 (11/10c) AS PART OF SYFY'S "31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN."
Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs
It’s October and the SYFY Channel is the destination for non-stop horror as the network celebrates its 10th annual “31 Days Of Halloween” programming event. The chilling lineup airs all day and night throughout the month.
The network will feature the premieres of five terrifying original movies. There’s a new installment of the acclaimed anthology series “Channel Zero,” spooky new seasons of SYFY series “Van Helsing” and “Z Nation,” (kicked off Oct. 5) along with a variety of cult horror flicks.
There’s also all things horror on genre news destination SYFY WIRE. The month-long event includes:
SELECT FAN FAVORITE MOVIES:
“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"—Oct. 11 at 5/4c
”Leatherface”—Oct. 12 at 7/6c
ALL-NEW ORIGINAL MOVIES:
“CUCUY: THE BOOGEYMAN” Oct. 13 at 7/6c
A teenage girl confined to her home on house arrest soon discovers that the nightmarish urban legends of the Mexican boogeyman, El Cucuy, are actually true. Starring Marisol Nichols ("Riverdale") and Brian Krause ("Charmed," "House of Purgatory," "Sleepwalkers").
When recent college grad Manny has trouble making ends meet, his father-in-law offers him a job evicting delinquent tenants. Manny soon finds himself unleashing a karma demon which stalks him at every turn. Starring Mandela Van Peebles ("Jigsaw"), Brytni Sarpy ("Truth or Dare") and Tony Amendola ("Annabelle," "Once Upon a Time").
“KILLER HIGH”—Oct. 20 at 9/8c
Sabrina's perfectly planned high school reunion goes south when a monster keeps killing all the guests in this horror-comedy. Starring Kacey Rohl (“The Magicians,” "Hannibal"), Asha Bromfield ("Riverdale") and Varun Saranga (“Wynonna Earp”).
“CHANNEL ZERO: THE DREAM DOOR”--World Premiere, Oct. 26 at 11/10c, airs Oct. 26-31.
“Channel Zero” returns with “The Dream Door,” the anthology series' latest installment based on the "creepypasta" short story "Hidden Door" by Charlotte Bywater.
Premiering over six consecutive nights from Friday, October 26 through Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31 at 11/10c, “Channel Zero: The Dream Door” follows newlyweds Jillian and Tom, who have each brought secrets into their marriage. When they discover a strange door in their basement, those secrets start to threaten their relationship and their lives.
Created by Nick Antosca, “Channel Zero: The Dream Door” is directed by Evan Katz ("Small Crimes," "Cheap Thrills") and stars Brandon Scott ("Grey's Anatomy"), Maria Sten ("Straight Outta Compton"), Steven Robertson ("Elementary"), Troy James ("The Strain"), Steven Weber ("Wings") and Barbara Crampton ("You're Next").
Following the premiere on Oct. 26, all six episodes will be available on VOD.
“DEAD IN THE WATER”—Oct. 27 at 9/8c.
An all-female crew on a boat in the middle of nowhere must deal with an invader on their ship. Starring Nikohl Boosheri ("The Bold Type").
Editor’s Note: For a daily schedule and full list of movies, visit SYFY.com.
In addition to the non-stop on-screen celebration, SYFY WIRE--the destination for all things science fiction, fantasy and horror--enlists resident horror experts Dany Roth, Caitlin Busch and Kristy Puchko for daily horror-inspired lists, features and in-depth video interviews with genre luminaries such as scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis ("Halloween"), the legendary John Carpenter ("Halloween," "The Fog," "They Live") and horror-movie marvel Jason Blum ("The Purge," "Get Out," "Insidious").
The site's popular Fangirls vertical, celebrates women in horror all month long with interviews, videos and horror-focused episodes of the "Strong Female Characters" podcast.
SYFY WIRE will also launch a new limited podcast series, "Every Day Horror"--a month-long, daily deep dive into various horror films.
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Editor’s Note: Some information used in this report obtained from SYFY publicity department.