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SYFY Announces Halloween Line-Up of Spooky Premieres and Marathons!

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Like every major network, SYFY is gearing up to serve spooky goodness throughout the month of October for Halloween, and we’ve got all the details including premieres, marathons, and even a shopping event that horror fans won’t want to miss!

Check out the programming highlights below, and don’t forget to check your local listings for the rest of their spooky schedule throughout the month of October!

SYFY Halloween Television Premieres:

The Strangers: Prey at Night: Catch the world television premiere of this sequel to 2008’s The Strangers on October 1, 2020 at 9 pm ET/PT. A family staying overnight in a mobile home park a hunted and toyed with by three masked strangers.

Tales from the Hood 3: World Television Premiere Starting Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 9 pm ET/PT. Academy Award®-Winning director Spike Lee executive produces with writers/directors/producers Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott in this next installment of the ground-breaking original Tales from the Hood. Following the franchise’s cult classic roots, this all-new anthology, which features Tony Todd and Lynn Whitfield, is four terrifying tales that will scare and thrill audiences with its horrifying twists and social commentary.

Movie Marathons:

Dark Arts Sundays: Every Sunday in the month of October will feature various entries of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts film franchises.

Bust a Gut Halloween: Saturday 10/2 from 12:50 pm to 12 am ET/PT. SYFY brings the laughs and the chills with films including Hook, Zombieland, Monster House, and The Mask.

Ride or Die Marathon: Tuesday, 10/5 from 8 pm to 2 am ET/PT. You won’t want to miss these high-octane thrillers including Dead End, Wrong Turn 2, Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings, and Drive Angry.

Don’t Fear the Sequel Marathon: Monday, 10/12 from 12 pm to 12 am ET/PT. The network is running a host of double features all day including 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, The Strangers, The Strangers: Prey at Night, The Purge, and The Purge: Anarchy.

Back to the Future Day Marathon: Wednesday, 10/21 from 10:35 am to 1:30 am ET/PT. They’re running the Back to the Future films all day long!

What’s Eating You? Marathon: Thursday 10/22 from 10 am to 5:30 am ET/PT. Zombies abound all day and all night with films including Zombieland, 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, Zombie Night, Zombie Apocalypse, Dead 7, and Rise of the Zombies.

A Nightmare on Elm Street Marathon: Thursday, 10/29 from 12 pm to 4 am ET/PT. Catch an all day marathon of Freddy’s franchise, but whatever you do, don’t fall asleep…

Mask Up Marathon: Friday, 10/30 from 8 am to 4:30 am ET/PT. Some of our favorite masked killers are on display in this marathon that includes Jason X, Halloween, Leatherface, The Purge, You Might be the Killer and so many more!

Harry Potter Halloween Marathon: Saturday, 10/31 from 10 am to 12 am ET/PT. Yeah, that pretty much says it all!

SYFY Wire’s Halloween Horror Nights Digital Shopping Experience

For the entire month, SYFY WIRE is partnering with Universal Orlando Resort to give viewers the opportunity to purchase Halloween Horror Nights-themed merchandise from the comfort of their home. Beginning early October, select merchandise that is currently available in the Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store in Universal Studios Florida — including sweatshirts, tees, face coverings, shot glasses and more — will be available for fans to shop via an online hub on SYFY.com. This digital shopping experience, powered by NBCUniversal Checkout, kicks off a new editorial web series that will allow fans to shop their favorite gear from their favorite SYFY content, all year long.

Waylon Jordan is a lifelong fan of genre fiction and film especially those with a supernatural element. He firmly believes that horror reflects collective fears of society and can be used as a tool for social change.