Week of October 17: Syfy’s 31 Days of Halloween Frightens with All-New Episode of “Channel Zero: Candle Cove”
Syfy’s annual spooktacular “31 Days of Halloween,” continues featuring all-new Syfy originals, which included the premiere of the unnerving anthology series Channel Zero: Candle Cove, five original movies every Saturday, classic horror flicks, and on-air trivia all month long. Check out Syfy.com as your ultimate Halloween destination for party tips, Top 13 lists, and interviews with surprise genre insiders. 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 17
MALEFICENT (2014) – 9/8c *Movie*
After her heart is broken, Maleficent places a curse upon the king’s newborn infant, Aurora. However, Maleficent soon realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land. Starring Angelina Jolie, Brenton Thwaites, Elle Fanning.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18
CHANNEL ZERO: CANDLE COVE “I’ll Hold Your Hand” – 9/8c
After what happened to Katie, Marla agrees to help Mike investigate the murders. But Marla is horrified to learn a secret about what happened in 1988 that’s been hidden since that time.
AFTERMATH “Fever of the Bone” – 10/9c
A horde of vicious feverheads and flesh-eating parasites trap the Copelands at a plague isolation unit.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19
GHOST HUNTERS “Dudley Dead Wright” – 9/8c
A homeowner’s property borders what was once a cursed 1740’s village. Could evil entities threaten her family? Later, a restaurant and nearby house seem to be linked by spirits.
PARANORMAL WITNESS “The Mojave Encounter” – 10/9c
A couple camping in the desert sees lights in the night sky and figures descending to Earth. Later, with limited memory of the night, their hypnotism unlocks the truth—of their alien abduction.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20
CABIN IN THE WOODS (2012) – 7/6c *Movie*
Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods and become victims of a ritual carried out to placate supernatural beings. Starring Bradley Whitford, Chris Hemsworth, Jesse Williams, Kristen Connolly.
ZOMBIELAND (2009) – 9/8c *Movie*
In the aftermath of the zombie apocalypse, a shy teen, a gun-slinging tough guy, and two young sisters try to make their way to an amusement park that’s said to be zombie-free. Starring Abigail Breslin, Jesse Eisenberg, Amber Heard, Bill Murray, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
Z NATION “Doc Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” – 9/8c
Doc finds himself taken captive by a psychotic nurse and her surviving mental patients in an homage to “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” but with Zombies. Doc discovers that 10K is also being held prisoner by the lunatics, who plan to give him a lobotomy to cure him of his delusions about a “mission to capture a blue man and save the world.” Doc and 10K must escape their captors, but not before defeating Electro-shock Zombies and Flaming Zombie Psychopaths on Wheels. No, really.
VAN HELSING “Nothing Matters” – 10/9c
Vanessa and Susan are pursued through the sewers by mutated feral vampires and arrive back at the safety of the hospital only to find the aftermath of a hostile takeover.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2003) – 5/4c *Movie *
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers. Starring Jessica Biel, Eric Balfour, Andrew Bryniarski.
THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING (2006) – 7/6c *Movie *
On one last road trip before they’re sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends get into an accident that calls their local sheriff to the scene. Thus begins a terrifying experience where the teens are taken to a secluded house of horrors, where a young, would-be killer is being nurtured. Starring Jordanna Brewster, Matt Bomer, Andrew Bryniarski.
SHADOWS OF THE DEAD – 9/8c *ORIGINAL MOVIE PREMIERE*
A group of teenagers try to escape a creature that lives among the shadows and is hunting them down one by one. Starring Alexandria Paige Chapman, Brian Scott Maierhofer, Kennedy Tucker.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23
THE FACULTY (1998) – 7/6c *Movie*
In a small-town high school, the teachers start abruptly changing personalities, and the students later discover an alien infection has taken over them. Clea DuVall, Jordana Brewster, Josh Hartnett, Salma Hayek.
I, FRANKENSTEIN (2014) – 9/8c *Movie*
Frankenstein’s creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries-old war between two immortal clans. Starring Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski.