2013/10/02 17:34:29 UTC

AMC Fearfest to Start with The Walking Dead Season 4 Premiere

walking-4-zombieAMC has announced that The Walking Dead Season 4 premiere will officially kick off Fearfest. The annual horror event will run for 19 days and includes dozens of films playing on AMC, along with a number of online activities:

“NEW YORK – October 2, 2013 – AMC announces the launch of its annual AMC FEARFEST, the biggest annual horror and thriller movie marathon of the Halloween season, starting Sunday, October 13. The 19-day virtual film festival, kicking off with the season four premiere of “The Walking Dead,” celebrates the best in contemporary and classic horror genre films, including the 40th anniversary of The Exorcist and the 30th anniversary of Cujo. AMC FEARFEST features 19 days of continuous scare-themed programming, including classic film franchises such as Halloween, The Omen, Alien, Friday the 13th and Tremors, and 10 AMC premieres including A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Amityville Horror. In addition to the on-air festivities, AMC FEARFEST will feature daily online interactive movie trivia games inviting horror movie fans to take quizzes, earn badges and challenge friends via Facebook. AMC FEARFEST begins Sunday, October 13th at 9 PM and concludes Thursday, October 31st.

AMC FEARFEST’s programming specials include:

AMC PREMIERE MOVIES
Among a vast library of horror favorites, AMC FEARFEST will present AMC premieres of the following:

  • Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth debuting October 14, 3:00pm ET
  • Friday the 13th (2009) debuting October 19, 8:00pm ET
  • A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) debuting October 19, 10:00pm ET
  • Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare debuting October 19, 12:00am ET
  • Child’s Play 2 debuting October 20, 12:00pm ET
  • Child’s Play 3 debuting October 20, 2:00pm ET
  • Seed of Chucky debuting October 20, 6:00pm ET
  • The Amityville Horror (2005) debuting October 26, 8:00pm ET
  • The Omen debuting October 26, 10:00pm ET
  • Tremors 4: The Legend Begins debuting October 30, 5:30pm ET

Also during AMC FEARFEST, AMC is the exclusive TV home of the following film franchises and titles this Halloween season:
Franchises:

  • Halloween, Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michel Myers, Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers
  • Friday the 13th (2009), Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, Friday the 13th Part III, Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
  • Tremors, Tremors 2: Aftershocks, Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
  • Candyman, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
  • Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection
  • The Omen and Omen III: The Final Conflict

Other titles:

  • Land of the Dead
  • I am Legend
  • House on Haunted Hill
  • Last House on the Left
  • Jeepers Creepers
  • Scream
  • Thirteen Ghosts
  • Motel Hell
  • Graveyard Shift
  • Silver Bullet
  • Cujo
  • House of Wax
  • Bride of Chucky”
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