Starz and Encore Serve Up a Halloween Feast Fit For the Insatiably Insane in October

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October 4th, 2012

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Starz and Encore Serve up a Halloween Feast fit for the flesh eating, blood thirsty and Insatiably Insane in October

Encore Suspense’s “Horror District” Offers a Double Dose of Horror Features Each Night Including Night of the Living Dead, The Fog, Species, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Hitchcock’s Psycho and More

Beverly Hills, Calif., October 4, 2012 STARZ and ENCORE are serving up a month-long Halloween feast, guaranteed to satisfy anyone with an appetite for frightful fun. STARZ, STARZ Kids & Family, ENCORE Suspense and ENCORE FAMILY each offer a Halloween-centric slate in October.


ENCORE Suspense presents “Horror District,” which celebrates Halloween each night with a double feature of popular and classic thrillers, beginning at 10pm ET/PT each night in October. Films include the cult-classic Night of the Living Dead, The Fog, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hitchcock’s Psycho and more. The October “Horror District” stunt concludes on Halloween night with Bram Stoker’s Dracula.


Bundle up for ENCORE’s chilling premiere of “Stephen King’s Storm of the Century,” beginning Monday, October 29th – Wednesday, October 31st at 8pm ET/PT. The three-part miniseries stars Tim Daly and depicts the impact of a gigantic winter storm on a small town, which is just the beginning of trouble for the neighbors of Little Tall Island, Maine. A marathon will air on Sunday, November 4th at 1:40pm.

ENCORE FAMILY’s “Halloween Trick or Treat” marathon begins Wednesday, October 31st at 2:45pm ET/PT, showcasing films such as Ghost Dad, Ghostbusters II, Young Frankenstein and more.


STARZ rings in the frightful festivities on Saturday, October 27th at 9pm ET/PT, as the epic Lycan versus Vampire saga continues in Underworld: Awakening. On Tuesday, October 30th at 8pm ET/PT, STARZ Kids & Family celebrates light-hearted mischief and true friendship with the presentation of Casper.


See the detailed Halloween schedule below (all times are ET/PT and subject to change):


ENCORE FAMILY’s Halloween Trick or Treats – Wednesday, October 31st beginning at 2:45pm

2:45 pm Charlie’s Ghost

4:15 pm Ghost Dad

5:40 pm Daffy Duck’s Quackbusters

7:00 pm Teen Wolf Too

8:40 pm Ghostbusters II

10:35 pm Young Frankenstein


ENCORE SuspensE Presents “Horror District” – nights in October beginning at 10pm

Oct 4 10:00pm – And Soon the Darkness

11:35pm – The Rage


Oct 5 10:00pm – Psycho

11:50pm – Raising Cain


Oct 6 10:00pm – Willard

11:50pm – The Craft


Oct 7 10:00pm – The Wicker Tree

11:40pm – The Fog


Oct 8 10:00pm – Curse of Alcatraz

11:30pm – Freddy vs. Jason


Oct 9 10:00pm – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

11:40pm – When a Stranger Calls


Oct 10 10:00pm – Dead Tone

11:40pm – Frayed


Oct 11 10:00pm – The Birds

12:00am – Ghost Story


Oct 12 10:00pm – Howling II… Your Sister is a Werewolf

11:35pm – The Addiction


Oct 13 10:00pm – The Roommate

11:35pm – Videodrome


Oct 14 10:00pm – Priest

11:30pm – The Serpent and the Rainbow


Oct 15 10:00pm – Dracula II: Ascension

11:30pm – Bloody Murder


Oct 16 10:00pm – Urban Legends: The Final Cut

11:40pm – Species


Oct 17 10:00pm – Species II

11:35pm – Species: The Awakening


Oct 18 10:00pm – Big Bad Wolf

11:40pm – The Wisdom of Crocodiles


Oct 19 10:00pm – Wolf

12:10am – The Fog


Oct 20 10:00pm – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

11:40pm – The Wicker Tree


Oct 21 10:00pm – Nightmare of Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

11:40pm – Freddy vs. Jason

Oct 22 10:00pm – Ghost Son

11:40pm – Exorcist II: The Heretic


Oct 23 10:00pm – Species: The Awakening

11:40pm – The Exorcist III


Oct 24 10:00pm – Videodrome

11:30pm – The Serpent and the Rainbow


Oct 25 10:00pm – The Bleeding

11:30pm – Nightwatch


Oct 26 10:00pm – When a Stranger Calls

11:30pm – Urban Legends: The Final Cut


Oct 27 10:00pm – Final Destination 2

11:35pm – The Birds


Oct 28 10:00pm – Let Me In

12:00am – Shocker


Oct 29 10:00pm – Are You Scared?

11:20pm – Are You Scared 2


Oct 30 10:00pm – Priest

11:30pm – Night of the Living Dead (1968)



Oct 31 10:00pm – Bram Stroker’s Dracula

12:10am – Children of the Living Dead


  • Richard Steven Hack

    The Fog was one of only two films I ever walked out on, due to gratuitous eye-gouging. However, I later watched it on TV.

    Underworld: Awakening wasn’t quite as good as the first two, but hey – it’s KATE in form-fitting vinyl! :-)

  • ;)

    looks like claire danes

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