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Horror Channel Goes Down Under For Season Of Outback Slashers This January
Posted on Monday 30th December 2013
Wolf CreekHorror Channel goes down under for an Ozploitation season of outback slashers each Friday in January featuring a dark collection of the best of Australian contemporary horror, Grisly with a capital ‘G’. Plus there are network premieres for Victor Salva’s box office smash Jeepers Creepers, the original Halloween II and Steven Spielberg’s TV cult classic Something Evil. Here’s the skinny o...

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Rabies, A Horror Legend And An Evil Santa - December On Horror
Posted on Monday 25th November 2013
Rabies PosterChristmas is a time for giving and we’re delivering a sack full of movies including the UK TV premiere of Rabies, the critically acclaimed movie from Big Bad Wolves directors Ahron Keshales and Navat Papushado. Plus Horror Channel spreads a little wickedness on Christmas Day with the Network premiere of Christmas Evil and there are network premieres for Bruce Campbell’s My Name Is Bruc...

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Horror Channel Celebrates British Horror Classics With A Brit-Cult Season This November
Posted on Thursday 17th October 2013
Peeping TomNovember on Horror Channel sees network premieres for a memorable collection of strange cult oddities and forgotten British horror classics, kicking off with the network premiere of Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell To Earth, starring David Bowie. Joining Bowie in the realm of the weird and wonderful is Roy Boulting’s psychological ground-breaker Twisted Nerve, Michael Powell’s controversial P...

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Sharni Vinson To Present Latest Movie At FrightFest All-Nighter
Posted on Monday 14th October 2013
Sharni VinsonSharni Vinson star of Bait 3D and You’re Next!, makes her first appearance at FrightFest, presenting the premiere of her latest film Patrick, which screens at 9.15pm on Saturday October 26th as part of The FrightFest All-Nighter at the Vue in London’s Leicester Square. Alan Jones, co-director, said today: "Ever since she became Australia's Scream Queen, we've always wanted to have Shar...

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Hammer Classics, Sexploitation And Heavy Metal Shocks - October On Horror
Posted on Thursday 10th October 2013
Quatermass and the PitOctober is the highlight of any horror lover's year and Horror has made sure we have more channel premieres than ever before for you to enjoy! Here’s the juiciest ones picked for you to view. Friday 11th - Horror Of Frankenstein Hammer horror based on Mary Shelley's classic tale, Horror Of Frankenstein stars Ralph Bates, Kate O'Mara and Veronica Carlson. The br...

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Great News For Virgin Media Customers About CBS UK Channels
Posted on Thursday 29th August 2013
HC Logo For Twitter SmallGreat news for Virgin Media Customers. All Virgin Media TV customers can watch CBS Drama, CBS Reality, CBS Action and the Horror Channel at no extra cost from 3rd September for one month until October 3rd.

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666 Short Cuts To Hell Trailer
Posted on Saturday 24th August 2013
clip_image002FrightFest and Movie Mogul, in association with Horror Channel, challenged aspiring filmmakers all over the country to make a short horror film, but 666 Short Cuts To Hell was no ordinary film competition. Entrants had to follow a series of 'killer' restraints such as a maximum of 6 lines of dialogue, a maximum of 6 cast and crew members and a maximum budget of £666. A staggering...

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Brace Yourself For A Chilling Winter - Horror Channel Sizzle Reel
Posted on Friday 23rd August 2013
As promised, this is the Sizzle Reel we're showing at FrightFest showing you the tasty treats Horror Channel has lined up over the next few months. Be warned there are scenes of nudity, violence and gore that some people may find disturbing.

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Horror Channel To Premiere Two Frightfest Discoveries This September
Posted on Monday 19th August 2013
The Inside Pic 2Horror Channel's UK TV premieres for September are two films that scored high on the terror-scale when they screened at FrightFest 2012. Dubbed "The Wicker Man for the Harry Brown generation", Community is a fine example of the growing trend in home-grown urban horror and The Inside (pictured) marks the impressive directorial debut of Irish actor Eoin Macken, who played Sir Gawaine ...

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Lucio Fulci Season This August On The Horror Channel
Posted on Tuesday 16th July 2013
Zombie Flesh EatersHorror Channel is giving Italian horror maestro Lucio Fulci a much deserved season – comprising of four of his most memorable films – genre classics that were either banned or heavily censored in the UK during the late seventies, early eighties. Fulci, the forerunner of Italian splatter, once said that violence IS Italian art, and who would disagree with him when you ...

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Horror Bites - July Edition
Posted on Thursday 4th July 2013
Horror BitesEmily Booth is back with the latest and let’s face it, unmissable edition of Horror Bites. This month she has the skinny on the Network premiere of the cult classic Donnie Darko which is also going to be part of a live Twitter event hosted by Emily. Follow the movie on July 19th and Tweet us @horror_channel and discuss what you think this movie is all about. Emily also previews our UK TV pr...

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Werewolves, A Bunny Suit And Frozen Frights - July On The Horror Channel
Posted on Monday 24th June 2013
Attack Of The WerewolvesSink your teeth into the Horror Channel’s Howling Mad! Season this July with UK TV premieres of Simeon Halligan's beastly chiller Splintered and Juan Martínez Moreno’s Spanish award-winning horror comedy Attack Of The Werewolves. Plus, there are second bites of channel werewolf favourites Ginger Snaps and 13HRS. That’s not to mention some very special ...

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Horror Channel Presents The Last Exorcism: Part 2 Facebook App
Posted on Monday 3rd June 2013
The Last Exorcism 2 Facebook Small"He's still out there" To celebrate the release of the superb sequel The Last Exorcism: Part 2 into cinemas on June 11th Horror Channel presents The Last Exorcism: Part 2 App for Facebook. By clicking on the link at the top of Horror Channel's Facebook page you can try and win the scariest night of your life. One lucky person...

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Horror Bites - June Edition
Posted on Wednesday 29th May 2013
Horror BitesThe summer is finally here (!) and what better way to celebrate than to watch the latest edition of Horror Bites with our very own Emily Booth. This month the Horror Channel has a smattering of UK TV premieres (Elfie Hopkins, Dear God No! and Bare Behind Bars), Network Premieres (George A Romero's Day Of The Dead, the remake of Night Of The Demons and Kill Zomie!) plus a season of movies that ...

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Winstones, Romero and Grindhouse - June On The Horror Channel
Posted on Tuesday 21st May 2013
Elfie HopkinsRyan Andrews' tasty horror thriller, starring Jaime and Ray Winstone (on screen for the first time together), makes its TV debut on Saturday June 22, courtesy of Horror Channel. A twisted tale of cannibalism set in a British rural hunting village, Elfie Hopkins stars Jaime Winstone as wannabe detective Elfie Hopkins, whose life changes when a mysterious family moves into her sleepy neighbo...

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Wonder Woman - May 20th On The Horror Channel
Posted on Sunday 12th May 2013
Wonder Woman Image 1Wonder Woman, one of the most popular cult TV shows from the 70s makes its debut on the Horror Channel May 20th. Fans will relish another chance to watch the unforgettable Linda Carter kick ass and ‘bust’ the bad guys.

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Horror Bites - May Edition
Posted on Thursday 9th May 2013
Horror BitesThe latest edition of Horror Bites with Emily Booth is now ready to watch. This month Emily takes a look at this month’s must see movie premieres including the occult chiller The Devil's Business, the apocalyptic gut-muncher Remains and the brutal urban shocker Cherry Tree Lane. Also look out for Emily chatting about Harold's Going Stiff and our celebration of one of cinema's most enduring ...

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Horror Channel Celebrates Centenary Of Peter Cushing On May 26th
Posted on Thursday 2nd May 2013
Peter CushingOn Sunday May 26th Horror Channel celebrates 100 years of the birth of one of the country's most beloved actors - Peter Cushing (OBE). Peter Cushing Centenary Day will be devoted to some of the legendary actor's finest work, picked from a film and TV career which spanned 50 years and over 80 films. Born on 26 May 1913, Cushing's career took off in the 50s and he is probably best known for ...

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Stunning UK TV Premieres On The Horror Channel In May
Posted on Sunday 21st April 2013
s Going StiffHorror fans can sink their teeth into all things dark and dangerous as the menacing month of May ushers in three exciting UK TV premieres - Sean Hogan's haunting The Devil's Business, Colin Theys' apocalyptic zombie thriller Remains, Keith Wright's touching horror comedy Harold's Going Stiff (pictured) plus the urban shocker Cherry Tree Lane from Paul Andrew Williams. May 4th – Harold's G...

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Horror Channel - New On Air Look
Posted on Monday 8th April 2013
HORROR_160x160CBS Chello Zone Channels UK are launching a new on air look for all channels in its entertainment portfolio – CBS Reality, CBS Drama, CBS Action and the Horror Channel - featuring sleek cutting edge idents that reinforce the distinctive identity of each channel. Chris Sharp, Chief Programming Officer for CBS Chello Zone Channels Partnership said: "We are enhancing the on air look with...

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More UK TV Premieres This April On The Horror Channel
Posted on Wednesday 3rd April 2013
BereavementApril sees Horror Channel broadcast a trio of UK TV premieres; Steven Mena's critically-acclaimed psychological slasher Bereavement (pictured), Kelly Smith's serial killer shocker Don't Let Him In and Stig Svendsen's white-knuckle suspense thriller Elevator. Here’s the what you need to know and each one starts at 10.55pm. April 6th - Bereavement This gripping story of a child who is abducte...

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Horror Channel Brings Chillerama and Penumbra To UK TV Screens
Posted on Monday 4th March 2013
chilleramaAdrian Garcia Bogliano's creepy thriller Penumbra and the US horror fantasy anthology Chillerama (pictured) will receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel - which is a treat for genre fans as the films are not currently available on DVD in the UK. That's not all for March also features the spectacular Monster Mash season. Fridays from March 8th - Monster Mash Season This creature filled s...

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Horror Channel, Frightfest & Movie Mogul Team Up To Launch Nationwide Search For New Filmmakers
Posted on Thursday 21st February 2013
666Can you make a short film that can cut it in hell? Have you got some killer ideas? FrightFest and Movie Mogul, in association with Horror Channel, are challenging aspiring filmmakers to make a short horror film - the best six of which will be shown on Horror Channel and at the 2013 Film4 FrightFest event. The overall winner will receive a prize fund of £6,666 and the opportunity to develop a horror short or feature i...

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Horror Channel Presents Sinister Facebook App
Posted on Thursday 31st January 2013
To celebrate the release of the superb shocker Sinister onto DVD, Blu-ray and Download on February 11th Horror Channel presents the Sinister App for Facebook. Here you have the chance of winning the scariest night of your life. Don't worry too much as four of your friends can come along as well. Other prizes are also up for grabs. Click here for the Facebook link. Sinister is about true crime writer Ellison Oswald (Ethan Hawke) who has made a career out of exposing police mistakes and now he’s investigating a shocking small-town death first hand by moving into the house where it actual...

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Werewolves, Organs And Old-School Shocks - February On The Horror Channel
Posted on Sunday 27th January 2013
repo_the_genetic_opeFebruary is almost here and the Horror Channel has some superb premieres for you to enjoy. We’ve got classic chills, operatic shrills, lycanthrope kills and distressing thrills. Here's the skinny on what we have to offer. February 8th - The Gate The Gate is a classic old school fantasy horror that has Stephen Dorff in his first big screen role. Three children u...

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Horror Channel Celebrates The Horror Novels Of Barker, King, Ketchum And Burgess
Posted on Wednesday 23rd January 2013
page_to_screamHorror Channel celebrates the pen behind the poison with From Page To Scream - a season of films with literary origins from some of the most talented authors in the genre: Clive Barker, Stephen King, Jack Ketchum and Tony Burgess. February 2nd - The Lost First in the series is The Lost - a dark horror thriller directed by Chris Sivertson. Originally a novel written by Jack Ketchum, i...

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PICK OF THE WEEK
Savaged
SAVAGED
Friday 15th December
10.50 PM
The Descent
THE DESCENT
Wednesday 20th December
9.00 PM
Ravenous
RAVENOUS
Wednesday 13th December
10.40 PM