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Posted on Wednesday 19th June 2019 Saturday nights on Horror Channel in July sees the UK TV premieres of Casey La Scala's disaster shocker The Remaining, based on the Book of Revelations; Mark Young's contagious chiller Feral; Robbie Pickering's comedy horror Freaks of Nature and Nils Taylor's fearsome female thriller Quarries. In the UK TV premiere of The Remaining on the 6th, a group of close friends gathers for a wedding, but the celebration is shat...
SHARE: READ MORE Killer Thriller season sends shock waves through June on Horror Channel
Posted on Tuesday 21st May 2019 Summer kicks off on Horror Channel in suspenseful style with Killer Thriller Season - a selection of tense shockers including the channel premieres of Rod Lurie's 2011 pulsating remake of Straw Dogs, starring James Marsden and Kate Bosworth; the murder motel chiller Vacancy, starring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson; and the 2009 remake of kin killer slasher The Stepfather. The Saturday night primetim...
SHARE: READ MORE Horror will be at MCM Comic Con London 2019, and you could be too!
Posted on Friday 17th May 2019 Horror will be at MCM Comic Con London 2019 and you've got the chance to be there too. More details on our Competitions Page.
SHARE: READ MORE Interview with Horror's Channel Manager Stewart Bridle
Posted on Friday 10th May 2019 Stewart Bridle is Horror Channel's longest serving Channel Manager. He has guided Horror for almost a decade and has managed to bring to our screens many classics as well as introducing us to some new horror movie talent. In this, our 15th anniversary month we chat to Stewart about his role and some of the juicy pieces he has lined up for the rest of 2019. HC: Have you always been a horror movie fan? SB: Yes! I've al...
SHARE: READ MORE Horror Bites - Now available on Freesat
Posted on Wednesday 8th May 2019 Satellite TV audiences are now able to catch up on their favourite Horror Channel, CBS Reality, CBS Justice and CBS Drama programmes through their Freesat set top boxes as the CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership, a joint venture between AMC Networks International and CBS Studios International, launches Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK on Freesat, the UK's leading subscription free satellite TV platform. Freesat viewers can now access content from the CBS UK channels, one of the fastest-growing channel portfolios in the UK, for up to thirty days after broadcast. Viewers can also watch on...
SHARE: READ MORE A brief history of Horror
Posted on Friday 3rd May 2019 "Let the nightmares begin..." It's hard to think that way back in 2004 that there wasn't a TV station dedicated to the darker side of cinema. We all had to make do with DVDs, late night repeats or subscribe to Sky Movies to get our fix of classic and contemporary chills. The Horror Channel (for that it was called way back) was launched on May 3rd, 2004 on an unsuspecting public. This free-to-air destination for horror fans was filled with some true classics as well as the odd piece of news and some features. After a few months the channel had built up a loyal following and was notice...
SHARE: READ MORE Horror brings terror home in May
Posted on Saturday 27th April 2019 Apart from the movies in our Invasion Season (Channel premieres for The Darkest Hour, Extraterrestrial and Dark Skies) tune in for the UK TV premiere of Roxy Shith's blood-thirsty thriller Painkillers and channel premieres for horror anthology, Tales That Witness Madness, helmed by Freddie Francis and Neil LaBute's horrifying racial drama Lakeview Terrace, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Patrick Wilson. Plus, the channel premiere of Paul W.S. Anderson's Resident Evil: Retribution, with Milla Jovovich, returning as iconic heroine Alice.
SHARE: READ MORE Dark forces invade Horror Channel in May
Posted on Thursday 18th April 2019 Dark forces arrive on Horror Channel in May when the UK's most popular genre TV channel unleashes Invasion Season: a collection of Saturday night alien attack sci-fi movies. The line-up includes Chris Gorak's Moscow-set apocalyptic fantasy, The Darkest Hour, Colin Minihan's wonderfully effective sci-fi shocker Extraterrestrial, Scott Stewart's compulsive alien home-invasion thriller Dark Skies and the high velocity alien battler drama Skyline, directed by Greg and Colin Strause. In the Channel Premiere of The Darkest Hours on the 4th, young entrepreneurs Sean (Emile Hirsch) and Ben (Max ...
SHARE: READ MORE Fright Night, The Woman in Black and The Final Girls lead Horror Channel's April line-up
Posted on Monday 18th March 2019 Coming up in April, Horror Channel premieres two playfully affecting horror comedies that both pack a mighty punch. Todd Strauss-Schulson's entertainingly subversive slasher fantasy The Final Girls, receives its UK TV premiere on Friday 19th April, 9pm, whilst Tom Holland's voracious vampire classic Fright Night will get its Channel premiere on Sa...
SHARE: READ MORE Hit the road with Horror in March
Posted on Monday 18th February 2019 Apart from our Season of the Dead event throughout March, Horror also wants to take you on a couple of trips, dare you come with us to Ireland, France and a mythical forest? backpacking trip through Ireland sees the resurrection of a franchise on the 1st and a UK TV premiere for Leprechaun: Origins. Two unsuspecting young couples discover a town's chilling secret when the town's residents offer them an old cabin at the edge of the woods. Soon, they discover that one of Ireland's most famous legends is a terrifying reality. Another UK TV premiere on the 8th, Resurrection of Evil. Jackie Sul...
SHARE: READ MORE All rise for Horror Channel's Season of the Dead
Posted on Monday 18th February 2019 Be prepared for a Zombie invasion as Saturday nights in March on Horror Channel give rise to Season of the Dead, a collection of modern zombie movies. Highlights include the channel premieres of critically-acclaimed Maggie, a heart-breaking take on the Zombie genre starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Joe Dante's Burying The Ex, a radical blend of classic horror and screwball zomedy. There are also welcome returns for post-apocalyptic zombie actioner Extinction, directed by Inside helmer Miguel Angel Vivas, Matthias Hoene's ultra-splatter comedy horror Cockneys Vs Zombies, starring Michelle Ry...
SHARE: READ MORE A Grimmfest double-bill event to celebrate Horror Channel's Season of the Dead
Posted on Wednesday 13th February 2019 Grimmfest will be presenting a Zombie Double Bill, in association with Horror Channel's upcoming Season of the Dead on February 20th. The evening is being held at Plaza Cinema, Stockport with doors opening at 6.30pm for a 7pm start and contains two celebrated gut-munching must sees back on the big screen; Shaun of the Dead and Zombieland. Shaun of the Dead is the cult horror/comedy starring Simon Pegg, ...
SHARE: READ MORE UK TV premieres for Redwood and The Tall Man lead Horror Channel's February line-up
Posted on Monday 21st January 2019 February on Horror Channel sees the UK TV premieres of films by two highly talented directors: Tom Paton brings a fresh spin to creature-in-the-woods mythology with Redwood, a nerve-shredding chiller that will make you think twice about going camping, and The Tall Man, Pascal Laugier's follow-up to his classic Martyrs is another sensational thriller of astonishing depth. There are also channel premiere...
SHARE: READ MORE Get ready to move into 2019 with Sliders.
Posted on Thursday 3rd January 2019 Ever wanted the ability to move between periods of time in Earth's history, and if so, where would you choose? But what if each period of time was from an alternate universe? This is the added jeopardy faced by the four travellers in the cult series Sliders, which starts on Horror on January 7th. A physics postgraduate student Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell) discovers how to travel or 'slide' to parallel dimensions via a vortex, and is joined by his professor Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), his friend Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), and a stranger Rembrandt Brown (Cleavant ...
SHARE: READ MORE Top 10 movies of 2018
Posted on Tuesday 1st January 2019 It's been a real bumper year for horror movie fans. 2018 delivered up more cinematic scares than most years, it also saw he return of some of one of the most iconic monsters of all time. Here, in no particular order, is our ten favourites and let us know yours via Facebook and Twitter. Ghost Stories The movie that breathed new life into the portmanteau genre, Ghost Stories is a sublime excursion into the smart minds of two incredibly talented people; Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman. Phillip Goodman (Nyman), professor of psychology, arch-skeptic, one-man 'belief buster' - has his rationality t...
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