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Horror Channel to become the new exclusive UK TV home of the re-mastered "Star Trek: The Original Series"
Posted on Monday 19th December 2016
Horror Channel, owned by CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International, today announced that it will become the exclusive UK television broadcaster of Star Trek: The Original Series as of Wednesday, 4th January 2017. Star Trek has aired on CBS Action, another member of the CBS UK channels portfolio since 2009, and its move to Horror Channel in 2017 comes as Horror Channel reinforces itself as t...

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January is filled with premieres on Horror
Posted on Tuesday 13th December 2016
There are seven fearful film premieres on Horror Channel in January 2017, including the UK TV premiere of Ted Geoghegan's terrifyingly taut ghost story We Are Still Here, starring horror icon Barbara Crampton. There are also network premieres for Roman Polanski's supernatural biblical puzzler The Ninth Gate, starring Johnny Depp and Daniel Stamm's possession nightmare The Last Exorcism, produced by Eli Roth. Horror Ch...

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Gallowwalkers and Matinee arrive on Horror this December
Posted on Saturday 26th November 2016
GallowwalkersAndrew Goth's ambitious and disaster beset zombie cowboy feature (it started production in 2009) finally gets an outing on UK TV on Friday 16 December at 9pm, courtesy of Horror Channel. Starring Wesley Snipes (who served a prison sentence soon after the film was completed) Gallowwalkers is a heady mix of Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Westerns, and Alejandro Jodorowsky's mystical cul...

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November contains even more surprises for you!
Posted on Tuesday 8th November 2016
We've already told you about the UK TV premiers for November but we've also a sheldload of Network Premieres for you too. There's Wes Craven's demented classic The Hills Have Eyes, Leigh Janiak's acclaimed Honeymoon starring Harry Treadaway and Rose Leslie, John Grissmer's gloriously gruesome slice of '80s slasher, Blood Rage and Steve Miner's hilarious cult favourite House. Here's the full skinny, as they say! ...

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A coffin load of UK TV premieres this November on Horror
Posted on Tuesday 1st November 2016
AntiviralHorror Channel will be screening eleven weekend film premieres this month, including the UK TV premieres of Brandon Cronenberg's darkly disturbing skin crawler Antiviral, Tommy Wirkola's crowd-pleasing, carnage-driven Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead, Jon Knautz's demonic gem The Shrine, Tyler Shields's stylish mash-up of Scream and La Femme Nikita, Final Girl, and Ben Kital's underground possession...

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Horror Channel Celebrates Halloween With A Mammoth Frightfest Weekend
Posted on Thursday 6th October 2016
To celebrate Halloween, there is a FrightFest Weekend special, a marathon of cinematic scares featuring sixteen of the best films from previous FrightFest events - including the UK TV premieres of V/H/S, a terrifying anthology pushing the genre in a fresh direction and Vincenzo Natali's Haunter, where 'Groundhog Day' meets 'The Others' in a chilling reverse-ghost story. Also included are the network premieres of Tom...

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Horror Channel To Premiere Hobo With A Shotgun, Triangle And The Wicker Man
Posted on Tuesday 6th September 2016
Triangle-300x199There are a magnificent seven premieres on the Horror Channel this month, including the UK TV premiere of Renny Harlin's icy horror mystery The Dyatlov Pass Incident and the network premieres of Christopher Smith's compelling psychological thriller Triangle and Jason Eisener's rampaging Hobo With A Shotgun, starring a pistol-packing Rutger Hauer. Also enjoying their network premi...

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Horror Channel Plans Home Invasion Of FrightFest Movies
Posted on Saturday 6th August 2016
The SandCan’t make it to the Vue Cinema in Shepherd’s Bush for this year’s FrightFest event? Never fear! Horror Channel will be bringing the UK’s biggest, boldest and bloodiest festival to your screens during August, dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including seven monstrous UK TV premieres from the 2015 event. These are  Isaac Gabaeff’s rewarding monster mash-up The Sand, Adam L...

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Horror Channel FrightFest Announces Line-Up!
Posted on Friday 1st July 2016
FF Poster 2016 SmallFrom grindhouse to art-house, feel-good to squeal-good, blockbuster to ghostbuster FrightFest returns in all its gory glory, now housed at the 12-screen Vue Cinema at Shepherd’s Bush, West London, from August 25th - August 29th. In its 17th year, the world renowned genre film festival will present 62 new feature films, embracing sixteen countries and bringing togethe...

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Horror Channel Bares Its Teeth This July
Posted on Wednesday 29th June 2016
Prey SmallThere is real bite to July’s line-up on Horror Channel, as killer sharks, a rampaging tiger, a family of cannibals, a vengeful Chupacabra and a wolf in serial killer clothing herald in a premiere-packed month on the UK’s only channel dedicated to the dark side. There are four UK TV premieres: Jim Mickle’s brilliant re-imagining of Jorge Michel Grau’s Mexican art-house cannibal fantasy We Ar...

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We are...
Posted on Monday 6th June 2016
Click to enlarge How Horror are you? #wearehorror

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Brit Films Takes Centre-Stage In Horror Channel’s June Line-Up
Posted on Friday 3rd June 2016
Siren SmallBritish-made horror takes centre-stage as Horror Channel broadcasts five premieres during June, including the UK TV premiere of Christian James’ brilliantly executed British horror comedy Stalled, the network premieres of two classic British ‘sexploitation’ movies: Norman J Warren’s hypnotic sci-fi mystery Prey and Ray Austin’s tale of carnage and covens, Virgin Witch. There is also th...

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Horror Channel To Broadcast The Vatican Tapes – One Of 8 Premieres In May
Posted on Wednesday 27th April 2016
The Vatican Tapes SmallHorror Channel will be broadcasting eight premieres during May, including the UK TV premiere of The Vatican Tapes, a dynamic, unusual and thrilling exorcism shocker by Crank director Mark Neveldine, which will broadcast on Friday 13th May at 9pm. Screened at FrightFest Halloween 2015, the story centres on the battle to save a young girl’s her soul after she...

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Horror Channel Serves Up Seven Premieres For April
Posted on Wednesday 30th March 2016
Satans SlaveHorror Channel will be broadcasting seven premieres during April, including the Network premieres of Tom Shankland’s gripping film noir serial killer shocker WAZ, starring Stellan Skarsgard, Tom Hardy and Selma Blair, in David Keating’s deadly supernatural drama Wake Wood, with Timothy Spall. There is also a UK premiere for Eric England’s edge-of-your-seat chill ride Roadside. Other net...

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Horror Channel Runs Hammer-Thon At Easter
Posted on Monday 21st March 2016
The Brides of Dracula Image 3Hammer film fans are in for a treat… Horror Channel is to screen an Easter Hammer-thon with back-to-back Hammer classics. Some of Hammer’s most popular films, including The Revenge Of Frankenstein, The Devil Rides Out and The Brides Of Dracula will be broadcast across the weekend from 3pm till 10pm on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27...

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Laugh Your Head Off…Or Else This Month On Horror Channel
Posted on Tuesday 1st March 2016
Zombie StrippersHorror Channel presents a Laugh Or Die Season this March, with a collection of extremely bloody and funny films spearheaded by the UK TV premiere of Jon Wright’s Grabbers, a Father Ted Vs Aliens monster romp from Ireland and the network premiere of Jake West’s gore-ridden, exuberant zom-com Doghouse, starring Danny Dyer, Noel Clarke and Horror Channel’s Emily Booth. The sea...

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Eight Unmissable Network Premieres This February On Horror
Posted on Sunday 24th January 2016
HorrorChannel-Feb16Horror Channel presents eight petrifying premieres for Friday and Saturday nights this February, including the UK TV Premiere of Daric Gates’ possession thriller The Appearing and the Network premieres of Paul Hyett’s disturbing directorial debut The Seasoning House, Stephen King’s psychological thriller Secret Window, starring Johnny Depp and Renny Harlin...

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Horror Channel To Screen Friday Night Premieres In January
Posted on Sunday 3rd January 2016
s House Of Horrors SmallFriday nights in January just got hotter as Horror Channel will be screening the network premiere of Chris Crow’s much-praised cyber Brit-horror Panic Button as well as the UK TV premiere of Texas Chainsaw, the seventh installment in the franchise and the Network premiere of Tom Savini’s multi-layered remake of Night Of The Living Dead. There is also a ...

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PICK OF THE WEEK
The Children
THE CHILDREN
Friday 22nd December
9.00 PM
P2
P2
Friday 22nd December
10.40 PM
Big Trouble In Little China
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA
Monday 25th December
9.00 PM