It is that time of year again. Crisp autumn nights, bonfires and the month of “tricks or treats” are but a day away as is SyFy’s “31 Days of Halloween.” The annual celebration, with its immense collection of spooky shows on offer, starts off with a brilliant new series.
The “October Spook-a-thon” will feature the Channel Zero: Candle Cove premiere on October 11. It will also include five “made for” SyFy films and air some new features from the big screen.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Zombieland, I, Frankenstein, Cabin in the Woods, Drag Me to Hell, The Strangers, Wrong Turn and Maleficent will all be shown to celebrate the season.
On top of these cinematic treats, SyFy will be airing some original films on Saturday nights. The Crooked Man, The Night Before Halloween and a sequel to the brilliant Stake Land; Stake Land 2.
All of the regularly programmed shows will continue to air throughout the month: Van Helsing, Z Nation and Aftermath will continue uninterrupted.
As well as this terrifying lineup of toe curling horror, Syfy will explore some creepy Halloween lore and present a load of horror film trivia throughout the month.
SyFy will also take the audience right into the action at Universal Studios with their “Halloween Horror Nights” and include some fan interviews. Syfy.com and Blastr.com, will provide some great accompanying treats that will include daily Top 13 lists.
There will also be some amazing party tips to help make your party scream along, horror trope bingo cards and interviews with genre experts.
SyFy’s social channels will ask viewers to show off their best trick or treat outfits and Halloween decorations along with their finest bloodcurdling screams. SyFy’s Snapchat and Instagram accounts will feature the scariest entries.
On October 31 viewers can celebrate Halloween with the Syfy social team inside the New York City Greenwich Village Halloween Parade via Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.
The SyFy schedule for the 31 Days of Halloween is as follows:
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 at 9/8c – The Crooked Man stars Michael Jai White and Amber Benson .
Singing a nursery rhyme summons the demonic Crooked Man. Once The song is sung, everybody in the house will be killed by the summoned demon.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 at 9/8c – Day of Reckoning stars Raymond J. Barry and Barbara Crampton.
Years ago, the world experienced a “day of reckoning.” Creatures came up from beneath the Earth and purged humanity of evil. Looks like it is happening all over again.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 at 9/8c – Premiere of Channel Zero: Candle Cove.
A man’s is obsessed with his memories of a children’s TV show from the ’80’s and his belief that the show caused a series of deadly and nightmarish events.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 at 9/8c –Stake Land 2 starring Conor Paolo, Nick Damici and Laura Abramsen.
Vampires have evolved. Mister has to save an innocent young woman from a brotherhood of Evil.
SATUDAY, OCTOBER 22 at 9/8c –Shadows of the Dead
A group of teenagers must get away from a creature that lives and hunts in the shadows. The thing is killing them off one by one.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 at 9/8c – The Night Before Halloween starring Bailee Madison and Anthony Lemke (Marcus Boone from Dark Matter)
A Halloween prank goes wrong and unleashes a monster that tracks down all the participants. It will kill them all unless they can divert the murderous creature to someone else.
SyFy has gone all out to make this years 31 Days of Halloween as scary as possible. Tune in and catch up on Mister and Martin in Stake Land 2 or to see just what Anthony Lemke gets up to when he is not Number Three on Dark Matter.
Or stop by to see Johnny Depp in that barbershop.
With plenty of scares on offer, there is a lot to choose from. Stop by or compete in the contests. The celebration starts 1 October with The Crooked Man.
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