Syfy Boasts Spooky Lineup For Halloween Month

October is just around the corner and, of course, that means Halloween will be here before we know it. And the Syfy Channel aims to make this season scarier this ever.

Syfy is loaded with frightful October features from top to bottom, highlighted by the world premiere of Tales From the Hood 3 on Oct. 17, as reported by A teaser trailer for the film–from executive producer Spike Lee and the writer/director team of Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott–is available on this page.

The balance of the month-long spooky celebration is as follows:

World TV Movie Premieres

  • The Strangers: Prey at Night (Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. ET)–A family staying at a mobile home park is hunted by three masked psychopaths.
  • Tales From the Hood 3 (Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. ET)–This new anthology–with Tony Todd and Lynn Whitfield–contains four terrifying tales.

Movie Marathons

  • Dark Arts Sundays (every Sunday in October)–The Harry Potter film series and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
  • Bust A Gut Halloween (Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. ET)–Frighteningly funny films include ZombielandMonster House and The Mask.
  • Ride or Die Marathon (Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. ET)–High-octane thrillers include Dead End and Drive Angry.
  • Don’t Fear the Sequel Marathon (Oct. 12 at noon ET)–Scary sequels include The Purge and The Purge: Anarchy.
  • What’s Eating YouMarathon (Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. ET)–Zombie flicks include Dawn of the DeadZombie Night and Rise of the Zombies.
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Marathon (Oct. 29 at noon ET)–An all-day marathon of the classic horror franchise.
  • Mask Up Marathon (Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. ET)–Catch a bunch of masked murderers in such films as Halloween (2007), LeatherfaceJigsaw and Friday the 13th: Jason Goes to Hell.

Keep reading Horror News Network for all additional Halloween scare-fests scheduled for October.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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