Syfy’s “31 Days of Halloween” Jam-Packed with On-Air Scares and Interactive Cross-Platform Celebration
Are you ready for Syfy’s spooktacular “31 Days of Halloween”? The annual horror extravaganza–which promises all-new Syfy originals, the premiere of the highly-anticipated anthology series Channel Zero: Candle Cove (October 11), five original movies every Saturday, classic horror flicks and on-air trivia all month long–kicks off this week with a chilling line-up of films and shows. Check it out below! Also, make sure you visit Syfy.com for Halloween party tips, Top 13 lists, and interviews with surprise genre insiders. In addition, on Syfy’s social channels, fans can submit their best costumes, screams, and holiday décor for a chance to be featured on-air and online. Make sure to join the fun on Syfy’s social accounts posting LIVE from New York City’s Greenwich Village Halloween Parade on October 31.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 3
THE GRUDGE 2 (2006) – 10/9c *Movie*
While investigating the death of her sister, a young woman encounters a terrible curse that unites her with a group of individuals in a fight for their lives. Starring Amber Tamblyn, Arielle Kebbel, and Sarah Michelle Gellar.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4
AFTERMATH “In Rats Alley” – 10/9c
As the Copelands continue their quest to find their daughter, they encounter catastrophic solar flares, demons, and beasts that were once mythological, but are now terrifyingly real.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5
GHOST HUNTERS “Stone Cold Colonists” – 9/8c
A house formerly owned by the “Father of American Surgery” harbors a dark secret deep beneath its floors. Now restless spirits, once the subjects of experiments and research, inhabit the home. Next up, TAPS visits a 19th-century almshouse and adjacent jail after new tenants report that the former occupants never left.
PARANORMAL WITNESS “The Jail” – 10/9c
Detention officer Jay Yates of the infamous Estrella Jail realizes that the prison houses not only some of the most violent criminals in America, but also sinister spirits driving inmates and officers to insanity, and even death. Will Jay fall victim to the evil in Estrella?
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
WRONG TURN 4: BLOODY BEGINNINGS (2011) – 5/4c *Movie Marathon*
WRONG TURN 5: BLOODLINES (2012) – 7/6c
WRONG TURN (2003) – 9/8c
College students fight deformed cannibals in this WRONG TURN movie marathon.
PHANTASM: REMASTERED (2016) – 11/10c *Network Television Premiere*
Syfy will premiere PHANTASM: REMASTERED, a 4K restoration of the 1979 horror classic from writer-director Don Coscarelli for the first time on television. The cult classic about a group of friends fighting for their lives against the mysterious Tall Man stars Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Angus Scrimm. Overseen by Coscarelli in conjunction with J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, and screened in cinemas as part of Art House Theater Day, the film will open in a limited theatrical release and on demand Friday, October 7.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
Z NATION “Escorpion and The Red Hand” – 9/8c
The allure of becoming a ‘Blend’ entices people to Murphytown. Dr. Merch works on a vaccine and booster shot to restore free will, but when he stabs 10K with it, mutiny invokes. Elsewhere in the Apocalypse, Warren and the gang are stuck in the middle of a bloody battle waged by the Red Hand, a vigilante group led by Escorpion.
VAN HELSING “Coming Back” – 10/9c
Vanessa and Mohamad head into the vampire-controlled streets in search of Dylan, the daughter that Vanessa orphaned when she ‘died’. Back at the hospital, Cynthia is found dead, and Doc soon discovers that what looked like a suicide is actually a deliberate murder. Is there a killer amongst the group? On their return to the hospital, Vanessa is captured by vampires while Mohamad leads a new group of refugees to the hospital.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
DAY OF RECKONING – 9/8c *ORIGINAL MOVIE PREMIERE*
Some years ago, the world experienced a “day of reckoning” where creatures came up from below and purged humanity of evil… now it is happening again. Starring Hana Hayes, Jay Jay Warren, Heather McComb, Jackson Hurst.
WESTWORLD (1973) – 11/10c *Movie*
At a futuristic amusement park for adults, a malfunctioning robot wreaks havoc on unsuspecting vacationers. Starring James Brolin, Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET (2012) – 9/8c *Movie*
After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager discovers that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street. Things get more complicated when she befriends the only survivor of the accident. Starring Jennifer Lawrence.