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ShortsTV Unveils “Shriek Week” & Halloween Programming

In honor of the upcoming season which calls for horror, thrills and gore, ShortsTV, the exclusive presenter of the Oscar® Nominated Short Films theatrical releases for the last 15 years, announced today their Halloween-themed programming lineup will debut today and continue throughout the duration of the month. 

Throughout the month, ShortsTV will air “Midnight Hour,” programming blocks from midnight to 6am on Fridays, which will feature short films of varying horror including thriller, suspense and more. “Midnight Hour” will run through October 23rd. Highlighted films include Last One Screaming, directed by Matt Devino, The Station, directed by Patrick Ridremont, and Akuji Devil’s Board, directed by Nelson Ricardo, amongst many more. 

Additionally, powered by Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest, ShortsTV is debuting “Shriek Week” on October 25th to air throughout the week leading up to Halloween through Saturday, October 31st. In addition to airing more than 25 films that were previously featured at Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest, ShortsTV will air five filmmaker spotlights, showcasing award-winning filmmakers and providing a closer look inside of the processes of renowned creators. 

Listed below, the following films and filmmakers will be highlighted on ShortsTV this Halloween season: 


Anniversary, Directed by Tommy Faircloth

A married couple, Richard and Etna, finds their relationship is in danger. Etna reaches her breaking point and from that moment on, their emotional tension only seems to rise.

Ens Rationis, Directed by Richard Blakewell

Ten years ago, Vivian struck a pact with a mysterious stranger who promised her something no one else could. Tonight she abandons the love of her life to make a dark rendezvous and settle her debt.

Eyecatcher, Directed by Jun Shimizu

Two young brothers tell each other scary stories of an urban legend – a creature lurking

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SYFY Announces Spooktacular Halloween Programming for October

SYFY is getting into the Halloween spirit with the premiere of original horror film Tales from the Hood 3, and a slew of spooky and fun marathons airing all October.

Additionally, SYFY WIRE will kick off a new shoppable editorial web series with a specially-curated online hub featuring Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights-themed merchandise. SYFY HALLOWEEN will include: WORLD TELEVISION MOVIE PREMIERES

  • The Strangers: Prey at Night (World Television Premiere Starting Thursday, Oct. 1 at 9 PM ET/PT) – A family of four staying at a secluded mobile home park for the night are stalked and then hunted by three masked psychopaths
  • Tales from the Hood 3 (World Television Premiere Starting Saturday, Oct. 17, 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.


  • DARK ARTS SUNDAYS (Every Sunday in October)

Celebrate the dark side of the Wizarding World with the Harry Potter film series and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them airing every Sunday throughout the month. 

  • BUST A GUT HALLOWEEN (Saturday, 10/3 from 12:50PM to 12AM ET/PT)

Who says you can’t have your scares but laugh at them too? Join us for some frighteningly funny films, including Hook, Zombieland, and the SYFY premieres of Monster House and The Mask

  • RIDE OR DIE MARATHON (Tuesday, 10/6 from 8PM to 2AM ET/PT)

Hit the road with these high-octane thrillers, including Wrong Turn 2, Dead End, Wrong Turn 4: