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