Syfy has released a third trailer for it’s upcoming anthology series Channel Zero: Candle Cove, giving fans a closer look at what’s to come. According to Syfy, the “creepypasta”(user-generated horror stories that are published and passed around the Internet) based series, Candle Cove centers on one man’s obsessive recollections of a mysterious children’s television program from the 1980s, and his ever-growing suspicions about the role it might have played in a series of nightmarish and deadly events from his childhood.
A sneak peak has been released for Syfy’s Channel Zero, a six-part anthology TV series based on “creepypasta”. The first season of the show, entitled Candle Cove, will premiere on September 27. For those who are unfamiliar with it, Creepypasta is described as “user-generated horror stories that are published and passed around the Internet.”
Candle Cove, based on a story by Kris Straub, follows one man’s obsession with a 1980’s children’s TV show of the same name, and his suspicions that the show may have been somehow connected to the deadly events from his childhood. The series stars Paul Schneider (Newsroom) and Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter). The new clip shows the group talking about their memories of “Candle Cove” and a character known as “Jawbone.” read more
Everyone has their own “body horror” hang-ups. Some people cringe at joint or digit manipulation. Others duck for cover when eyes are in danger of being injured or removed. If the removal of teeth gets your skin crawling, my advice is to steer clear of the new teaser trailer for SyFy’s Channel Zero.
Channel Zero, a season long horror anthology program in the vein of American Horror Story from Max Landis (Chronicle) and Nick Antosca (co-producer and writer of Hannibal), begins with a tale based on Kris Straub’s short story “Candle Cove” from internet fan fiction site creepypasta.com. The creators expressed their excitement for the new project in an official release stating that, “We love the idea of doing seasons of TV like rich, character-driven horror novels, and for ‘Channel Zero: Candle Cove’ we’ve expanded this great short story ‘Candle Cove’ into something really nightmarish and haunting and surreal,” said Landis and Antosca. “We can’t wait to dig in deeper and bring this to life with Syfy and Universal Cable Productions.” read more