Advanced Television


Horror channel NYX launches on Freeview

Horror channel NYX TV is now available on Freeview UK, channel 289, via a strategic partnership with Global Distribution Services. NYX curates an extensive, 24/7 collection of movies for connoisseurs of the horror genre. “We are thrilled to bring NYX into homes across Freeview UK in time for Halloween,” said Tanya Kronfli, managing director of […]

October 25, 2023

Survey: Classic movies still key for streamers

Rocky, the 1976 boxing movie written by and starring Sylvester Stallone is America’s favourite indie movie of all time, according to a poll of streaming subscribers conducted by Bitcentral’s ViewNexa, the unified workflow solution. The findings come from the company’s new report How to follow the audience: the challenges and opportunities in today’s streaming market. […]

October 11, 2023

Buffy cast reunites for audio episode

Audible, a creator and provider of audio storytelling, has announced the first ever audio original set in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe. Slayers: A Buffyverse Story is set to premiere October 12th, twenty years after the finale of seminal TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The audio original was written by original cast member […]

September 13, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Haunted Mansion lands on Disney+ in October

Disney announced during the Destination D23 event in Orlando that Haunted Mansion, the hit movie inspired by the classic theme park attraction, will begin streaming on Disney+ from October 4th in the countdown to Halloween. The family horror-comedy, which opened in cinemas on August 11th, is directed by Justin Simien and features an all-star ensemble cast including […]

September 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

AMC Networks kicks off FearFest

AMC Networks has announced the return of AMC’s FearFest, its long-running horror and genre programming event, with over 700 hours of films, series and specials to be curated by Shudder, AMC Networks’ streamer for horror, thrillers and the supernatural. This year FearFest, Shocked by Shudder, will expand into September and across AMC Networks’ entire portfolio […]

September 4, 2023

Gunpowder & Sky acquires titles for FAST channels

Gunpowder & Sky (G&S), an independent studio, has acquired more than 30 TV series and feature films for its thematic FAST channels, DUST and ALTER, New acquisitions include: Train to Busan; Creep; Hounds of Love; Summer of ‘84; The Masters of Horror series, with episodes directed by John Carpenter,Tobe Hooper, Joe Dante and John Landis; Fear Itself, […]

June 7, 2023

108 Media launches action-horror series NIGHTSHADE

London/Singapore-based international content investment studio 108 Media will finance, co-develop, and produce the upcoming premium live-action supernatural-action returning series NIGHTSHADE (6 x 60’) with co-showrunners Simon Uttley and Neil Marshall, who will be directing the pilot.Sprung from the deep genre wellspring of the Marshall-Uttley writing partnership, the world of NIGHTSHADE is set in a bustling […]

November 14, 2022

BBC acquires new Pretty Little Liars

The BBC has acquired Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin from Warner Bros Television and Alloy Entertainment. The series is the latest success in the hit Pretty Little Liars horror franchise. The series stars a new generation of Liars: Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Zaria, Malia Pyles and Maia Reficco. Also starring Mallory Bechtel, Sharon Leal, Elena […]

October 27, 2022

Cinedigm relaunches Screambox

Cinedigm has announced that Screambox, the company’s flagship enthusiast streaming service for horror fans, has relaunched with a new consumer experience and features in time for Halloween. To celebrate the relaunch, the box office hit Terrifer 2, starring David Howard and AEW wrestler Chris Jericho, will stream exclusively on Screambox beginning October 31st. The new […]

October 26, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Get into the spirit this season with FAST Channels TV lineup

FAST Channels TV offers an impressive collection of horror content, from unexplained stories and independent slashers to cult classics – just in time for Halloween. With more than 20 new linear channels in the process of being added to the current FAST Channels TV line-up, there are a number of listings that promise a fright […]

October 11, 2022