This October, SYFY is the destination for non-stop horror as the network celebrates its 10th annual 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN programming event. The chilling lineup airs all day and night throughout the month, and includes the premieres of five terrifying original movies, a new installment of the acclaimed anthology series CHANNEL ZERO, spooky new seasons of SYFY series VAN HELSING and Z NATION, a variety of cult horror flicks, and deep dives into all things horror on genre news destination SYFY WIRE.
The month-long event includes:
Season 5 Premiere Friday, October 5th at 9/8c
An unlikely group of survivors become reluctant heroes in the zombie apocalypse when they find themselves on a mission to save humanity in this series starring Kellita Smith, Keith Allan, Russell Hodgkinson, DJ Qualls, Anastasia Baranova, Nat Zang and Lydia Hearst.
Season 3 Premiere Friday, October 5th at 10/9c
In Season 3, after being bitten by a shape-shifting Elder vampire loyal to the Van Helsing clan, Vanessa is once again resurrected and forced to confront her family’s legacy. At Crooked Falls, Axel, Scarlett and the others fend off Blak Tek’s forces who hope to add Scarlett to their list of lab rats. The series stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Missy Peregrym, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro and Aleks Paunovic.
CHANNEL ZERO: THE DREAM DOOR
World Premiere, Friday October 26th at 11/10c, airs October 26th-31st
CHANNEL ZERO returns with THE DREAM DOOR, the anthology series’ latest installment based on the “creepypasta” short story “Hidden Door” by Charlotte Bywater. Premiering over six consecutive nights from Friday, October 26th through Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31st at 11/10c, CHANNEL ZERO: THE DREAM DOOR follows newlyweds Jillian and Tom, who have each brought secrets into their marriage. When they discover a strange door in their basement, those secrets start to threaten their relationship and their lives. Created by Nick Antosca, CHANNEL ZERO: THE DREAM DOOR is directed by Evan Katz (“Small Crimes,” “Cheap Thrills”) and stars Brandon Scott (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Maria Sten (“Straight Outta Compton”), Steven Robertson (“Elementary”), Troy James (“The Strain”), Steven Weber (“Wings”) and Barbara Crampton (“You’re Next”). Following the premiere on October 26, all 6 episodes will be available on VOD.
ALL-NEW ORIGINAL MOVIES
NO ESCAPE ROOM
Saturday, October 6th at 9/8c
A father and daughter check out a small town escape room and discover there is something sinister about the place. Starring Mark Ghanimé (“Reign”).
CUCUY: THE BOOGEYMAN
Saturday, October 13th at 7/6c
A teenage girl confined to her home on house arrest soon discovers that the nightmarish urban legends of the Mexican boogeyman, El Cucuy, are actually true. Starring Marisol Nichols (“Riverdale”) and Brian Krause (“Charmed,” “House of Purgatory,” “Sleepwalkers”).
Saturday, October 13th at 9/8c
When recent college grad Manny has trouble making ends meet, his father-in-law offers him a job evicting delinquent tenants. Manny soon finds himself unleashing a karma demon which stalks him at every turn. Starring Mandela Van Peebles (“Jigsaw”), Brytni Sarpy (“Truth or Dare”) and Tony Amendola (“Annabelle,” “Once Upon a Time”).
Saturday, October 20th at 9/8c
Sabrina’s perfectly planned high school reunion goes south when a monster keeps killing all the guests in this horror-comedy. Starring Kacey Rohl (THE MAGICIANS, “Hannibal”), Asha Bromfield (“Riverdale”) and Varun Saranga (WYNONNA EARP).
DEAD IN THE WATER
Saturday, October 27th at 9/8c
An all-female crew on a boat in the middle of nowhere must deal with an invader on their ship. Starring Nikohl Boosheri (“The Bold Type”).
SELECT FAN FAVORITE MOVIES
- RESIDENT EVIL – Monday, October 1st at 2:30/1:30c
- SORORITY ROW – Tuesday, October 2nd at 1:30/12:30c
- SILENT HOUSE – Wednesday, October 3rd at 1/12c
- AMERICAN PSYCHO – Wednesday, October 3rd at 7/6c
- INSIDIOUS – Thursday, October 4th at 6:30/5:30c
- CABIN FEVER – Saturday, October 6th at 11/10c
- CABIN IN THE WOODS – Saturday, October 6th at 5/4c
- FRIGHT NIGHT – Sunday, October 7th at 11:25/10:25c
- THE QUIET ONES – Tuesday, October 9th at 9/8c
- LIGHTS OUT – Wednesday, October 10th at 7:15/6:15c
- TRUTH OR DARE – Wednesday, October 10th at 8:30/7:30c
- THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE – Thursday, October 11th at 5/4c
- LEATHERFACE – Friday, October 12th at 7/6c
Who else is ready for Halloween?