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Horror Channel To Screen Classic Cronenberg Season In January
Posted on Tuesday 11th December 2012
cronenbergHorror Channel showcases three of David Cronenberg's most defining films with a season that can't fail to shock and awaken the senses. Shivers, Rabid and The Dead Zone all receive their Horror Channel premieres, exclusively introduced by top horror directors Simon Rumley (Red White & Blue), Sean Hogan (The Devil's Playground) and Pascal Laugier (Martyrs). January 12th - Shivers The seaso...

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Horror Channel's Horror Club To Present Julian Richard's New Movie Shiver
Posted on Thursday 1st November 2012
horror_clubFollowing the inaugural sell-out showing of Inbred, Horror Club, created by Horror Channel, will host its second event at The Horse Hospital on Tuesday December 4th from 7pm with an exclusive preview screening of Julian Richard's spine-chilling Shiver. This special event, open to all horror fans, will be introduced by Horror Channel's Emily Booth and genre expert/writer Billy Chainsaw. Chainsa...

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Winter Chills Weekend Comes To Horror In November
Posted on Monday 22nd October 2012
winter_chillsFancy tuning in for three movies with a real frosty bite? Then be sure to be watching the Horror Channel on the 9th, 10th and 11th of November at 10.55pm for three movies that will take you to the frozen edge of fear in our Winter Chills Weekend event. Full details are below and if you fancy a taster check out the trailer too. Friday 9th - Dead Snow The gloriously gruesome gorefes...

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Stalk 'N Slash Season Coming To The Horror Channel In October
Posted on Tuesday 25th September 2012
stalkerHorror Channel will be slicing its way through our TV schedules every Friday night throughout October as it celebrates slasher films, both classic and contemporary. From October 5th there will be four double-bills, headed up by four UK TV premieres. Seen as the most controversial of horror film sub-genres, the slasher film has delighted fans for over 30 years with its iconic psychopaths, trend-setting spec...

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Horror Channel Presents World SINema Season In September
Posted on Thursday 30th August 2012
the_devils_backboneGore goes global during September as Horror Channel serves up three slices of sinful celluloid shocks in its World SINema Season. Here you'll discover three premieres that highlight taboo, terror and blasphemy at their core and deliver unforgettable film experiences. For three Fridays at 10.55pm experience what the world has to offer in the world of horror. Friday ...

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Don't Miss The FrightFest International Short Film Showcase
Posted on Sunday 26th August 2012
isfsIt's a big, big day at Frightfest The 13th as the Horror Channel is sponsoring the International Short Film Showcase. This annual event is designed to highlight the emerging talent in the horror industry and this year is one has one of the strongest line-ups ever. It's a really inventive mix, from giant snails to fairytale nightmares this collection of shorts truly does reflect how exciting, inventive and talented ...

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Horror Channel Now Also On Sky 198 from 9am till 9pm!
Posted on Monday 20th August 2012
logo_channel_3Horror Channel viewers can now get their fix from 9am to 9pm on Sky Channel 198, in the Entertainment section of Sky's EPG starting August 21st. The channel is listed as The Horror Channel and is a simulcast of the original channel which will continue to be broadcast on Sky Channel 319, Virgin Channel 149 and Freesat Channel 138 from 9am until 4:30am every day. The programming will b...

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FrightFest Directors, Cannabalism, A Mad Monk And Afternoon Shocks - August On The Horror Channel
Posted on Wednesday 1st August 2012
FF DIRECTORS NIGHT IMAGEAugust on the Horror Channel is an incredibly busy month as not only are we bringing you a shedload of movie premieres we’re also celebrating FrightFest the 13th in style by having special editions of our acclaimed Director's Night series. In this series the men behind FrightFest present their favourite films from past events. Here's the skinny on what no...

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FrightFest 2012 - Full Discovery Screen Listing
Posted on Sunday 1st July 2012
Before DawnThe FrightFest Discovery Screen is back for a third year and has once again surpassed itself in bringing you a varied selection of cracking movies that are just waiting to be, well, discovered! This year attendees will have the chance to watch Michael Biehn's directorial debut The Victim, Stig Svendson's Elevator as well as Kill Zombie!! which is described as Shaun Of The Dead in Amsterdam. A ...

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Horror Bites - July Edition
Posted on Sunday 1st July 2012
Emily Booth Horror BitesEmily Booth is back with all the latest information from the Horror Channel in a brand new episode of Horror Bites. Here she guides us through the juciest cuts that July has to offer including our Evilution Of Horror movie marathons which cover the four main corners of horror cinema; Vampires, Werewolves, Slasher and Werewolf genres. Emily also checks out o...

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Cyborgs, Gut-Munching, J-Horror And A Coffin - July On The Horror Channel
Posted on Sunday 24th June 2012
Cyborg 2Summer is turning into a bit of a washout but that's OK as why would you want to go out when the Horror Channel has lined up a month packed with the best that horror cinema has to offer? Apart from our Evilution Of Horror season we have some stunning movie premieres just waiting to send you to be with the lights on! Saturday 7th - Cyborg 2 Michael Schroeder directs Hollywood legend Jack Palance and...

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Horror Channel Is Given A Highly Commended At Broadcast Digital Awards
Posted on Thursday 21st June 2012
Broadcast Digital Award 2012At last night's Broadcast Digital Awards the Horror Channel lost out to the title of Best Specialist Channel to At The Races but we did pick up a very honourable Highly Commended nod, something of which we're incredibly proud. Although we were beaten by yet another horse channel - last year we lost out to Horse And Country TV - we didn't have lo...

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Celebrate The Evilution Of Horror This July On The Horror Channel
Posted on Monday 11th June 2012
Evilution Vampires FridayIn a munching, slashing, biting and clawing month-long Friday night movie-marathon, Horror Channel traverses the four cornerstones of terror - Vampires, Werewolves, the Slasher film and Zombies - to deliver 16 films that celebrate the progression of the most popular horror genres. Friday 6th July - Vampires First up is a foray into Vampire lore, kicking ...

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Umbrage: The First Vampire To Get UK TV Premiere On Horror Channel This Month
Posted on Wednesday 6th June 2012
Natalia Celino As LilithUmbrage: The First Vampire will receive its UK TV premiere on Horror Channel this June. Marking his feature film debut with this twisted cocktail of mythology, horror and vampiristic mayhem, Drew Cullingham's dark fairytale stars Doug Bradley (Pinhead from Hellraiser fame) as Jacob, an unscrupulous antiques dealer who unwittingly unleashes supernatural forc...

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Horror Bites - June Edition
Posted on Saturday 2nd June 2012
Emily Booth Horror BitesYes, it's that time again when everyone's favourite Scream Queen Emily Booth gives you the low down on what to watch on the Horror Channel this month with the latest edition of Horror Bites. In this edition she takes look at the UK TV premiere of Umbrage: The First Vampire which stars Doug Bradley and chats to director Drew Cullingham and actor Jonnie Hurn w...

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A Sci-Fi Splatter-Fest, A Vampiric Dog And Skeletal Conquistadors - June On The Horror Channel
Posted on Sunday 27th May 2012
Horror Channel Logo WhiteSummer seems to be finally here but who needs the sun when the Horror Channel can get you hot under the collar with fright as it presents a month packed with top drawer shocks. During June we have cult classics, a loyal canine, zombie conquistadors and a game of death. Here are the juiciest pieces of what we have to offer. June 8th - The Deadly Spawn Do...

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Nuns With Guns, Horrorific Heists, Family Fears And A Japanese Ghost - May On The Horror Channel: Part 2
Posted on Tuesday 8th May 2012
Ju-On The GrudgeMay is here and though the weather isn't exactly what it should be it's perfect for settling down in front of the TV and enjoy some of the best scares around. Here's the second part of our look at what the month has to offer on the Horror Channel. May 18th - Nude Nuns With Big Guns Fans of exploitation and grindhouse genres need to tune in for the UK Television Premiere of Nude ...

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Horror Bites - May Edition
Posted on Monday 7th May 2012
Emily Booth Horror Bites The latest edition of Horror Bites with Emily Booth, your one stop for all the latest that we have to offer has now been uploaded to our You Tube Feed. It includes info on the premieres of An American Werewolf In Paris, The Thaw, Nude Nuns With Big Guns, The Stepfather, Ju-On:The Grudge and much, much more. It also has information on our next edition o...

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Ee By Gum! First Ever Horror Club Event Is A Huge Success
Posted on Friday 4th May 2012
Horror Club LogoThe first ever Horror Channel Horror Club event has been hailed as a huge success. People who had won the chance of seeing an advance screening Alex Chandon's new movie Inbred arrived from miles around and weren't disappointed. Journalist Billy Chainsaw introduced the event whilst Alex and Emily Booth welcomed all the attendees. After a Horror Channel promo reel of some of the juic...

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The Devil, Robert Englund, A Werewolf And A Prehistoric Parasite - May On The Horror Channel: Part 1
Posted on Sunday 29th April 2012
The ThawMay is here and though the weather isn't exactly what it should be it's perfect for settling down in front of the TV and enjoy some of the best scares around. Here's a choice selection from the first couple of weeks of May, Part 2 will follow next week. May 4th - The Calling If you fancy a devilish horror then The Calling is for you. On her wedding night, Kristie St. Clair conceives a child in a halluc...

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Horror Channel Broadcast 2012 Nomination
Posted on Sunday 29th April 2012
Horror Channel Logo WhiteHorror Channel, the UK's first TV channel dedicated to the dark side of cinema and television has been shortlisted for Best Specialist Channel at the prestigious Broadcast Digital Awards 2012 for the second year running. When the shortlist was announced Broadcast said, "We are pleased to say we had a record breaking year and the entries really reflect th...

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Horror Club Event - More Details
Posted on Friday 13th April 2012
Horror Club LogoCalling all horror film fans! Would you like to be at our very first Horror Channel Horror Club event? We will be showcasing an exclusive advance preview screening of Alex Chandon's acclaimed blood-splattered shocker Inbred. By answering a simple question you could win one of 50 pairs of tickets. The screening will take place on Thursday May 3rd from 7pm at a secret London venue t...

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Hypnosis, Hitler, Murders and Gore - April On Horror
Posted on Friday 6th April 2012
Horror Club LogoApril is another very busy month on Horror. Not only do we have our Season Of The Dead, which features deadly double-bills of some of the finest zombie gut-munching movies ever made but its also the month where you can catch more classic British horror as well as one of the bloodiest movies ever made. Here's a brief look at the tasty pieces we have instore for you and don't forge...

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Horror Club - Coming Soon
Posted on Wednesday 4th April 2012
Horror Club LogoHorror Channel will be holding an exclusive Horror Event on 3rd May 2012! All will be revealed soon...

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Horror Bites - April Edition
Posted on Sunday 1st April 2012
Emily Booth HBHorror Channel has packed so much into April that you're spoilt for choice as to what to view. Luckily Emily Booth is on hand with another episode of Horror Bites to guide you through this gore-filled month. In this month's episode Emily gives us the low down on the classic gut-muncher Night Of The Living Dead and gets a quick work in with George A. Romero and chats to the director of...

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The Dead Invade The Horror Channel This April
Posted on Tuesday 13th March 2012
Night Of The Living DeadRising up from the Friday 6th of April are a putrid plethora of zombie movies, both contemporary and classic, celebrating the popularity of one of the genre's most enduring archetypal villains. Horror Channel's Season Of The Dead reflects the diverse range of metaphors these ungodly creatures represent - from the breakdown of society to our addiction to con...

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Horror Bites - March Edition
Posted on Monday 5th March 2012
Emily Booth HBMarch is a very busy month on the Horror Channel so to help you decide what to watch Emily Booth is on hand with another edition of our news series, Horror Bites. In this month's episode Emily gives us the low down on our Heritage Of Horror season and chats to directors Jonathan Glendening (13HRS) and Reg Traviss (Psychosis) whose films are showing as part of the season. Emily also...

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Witches, Power Tools And Killer Prom Queens - March On Horror
Posted on Saturday 3rd March 2012
The Driller KillerMarch is the month where one of the most controversial movies ever made comes to the Horror Channel alongside another classic from the vaults of Hammer plus High School scares from one of the finest slasher movies made and it's equally frightening sequel. Oh, don't forget about our Heritage Of Horror Season as well. March 10th – The Witches Oscar-winner Joan Fontaine sta...

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Emily Booth Live Twitter Chat - March 1st at 10pm
Posted on Tuesday 28th February 2012
Emily Booth HBEmily Booth, the face of the Horror Channel will be will be taking part in a live Twitter chat on the Horror Channel Twitter feed on the 1st March at 10pm so put that date in your diary! Join us @horror_channel

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British Horror To Be Celebrated This March On The Horror Channel
Posted on Thursday 16th February 2012
Heritage Of HorrorFollowing the enormous success of last year's Cruel Britannia season, Horror Channel presents Heritage Of Horror, which continues to showcase and celebrate British horror, past and present, at its very finest. The Heritage Of Horror season contains two stunning classics from the vaults and two startling brand new films, yet to be shown on UK television. March 9th – Death ...

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Horror Bites With Emily Booth Starts February 8th
Posted on Friday 3rd February 2012
Emily Booth Horror BitesKicking off this month, Emily Booth will present Horror Bites With Emily Booth – a monthly round-up of previews, exclusive interviews, movie clips and trailers plus the latest news of what is premiering on Horror Channel. Emily said today, "I grew up loving The Incredibly Strange Film Show with Jonathon Ross, but we've been starved of a good horror enterta...

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Pensioner With A Power Tool And Other Urban Stories - Horror Celebrates The Work Of Pete Walker This February
Posted on Wednesday 1st February 2012
The Flesh And Blood ShowFebruary, on the Horror Channel, is the month where we celebrate the work of British director and exploitation specialist Pete Walker, with a trio of his finest and most controversial features. Walker took the horror movie genre and regularly added a brutal and shocking element of sadistic torture to many of his films, which made them popular with the cinem...

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Hammer On Horror This February
Posted on Tuesday 31st January 2012
Horror Channel LogoMore classics from the vaults of Hammer come to the Horror Channel this February and this time we’re exposing you to the darker side of the studio with a pair of movies that illustrate just how inventive and daring Hammer could be. February 3rd - Hands Of The Ripper Hammer delivers top-drawer psychological scares in the smart and shocking slasher Hands Of The Ripper. In ...

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House Of The Devil Finds Home On Horror Channel
Posted on Saturday 28th January 2012
The House Of The DevilFrom Ti West the director of The Roost and The Innkeepers comes a slow-brewing, old school psychological horror at its finest, freakiest and most fiendish, The House Of The Devil. Horror Channel is proud to be giving this acclaimed movie its UK TV Premiere on February 17th.. A terrific cult cast (Eating Raoul's Mary Woronov, Monster Squad's Tom Noonan, ET's Dee Wa...

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PICK OF THE WEEK
Star Trek: Voyager
STAR TREK: VOYAGER
Thursday 14th December
7.00 PM
Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort
WRONG TURN 6: LAST RESORT
Sunday 17th December
10.50 PM
The Happening
THE HAPPENING
Tuesday 19th December
9.00 PM