Tonight, Syfy's horror anthology series Channel Zero dips back into the creepypasta chest of frights for Butcher's Block. The third season of the show is just as unsettling as Candle Cove and No-End House - with the added distinction of being the goriest Channel Zero yet. We watched the first four episodes (although we won't be revealing any spoilers here!), and spoke with the show's creator and director to learn more.
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Olivia Munn teases the scope of X-Men: Dark Phoenix. Another Stephen King property is heading to TV, just as another gets cancelled. Flash producer Andrew Kreisberg discusses the arrival of the Elongated Man on the show. Plus, a creepy new clip from Channel Zero and new Riverdale footage. Hooray for spoilers!
The first season of Channel Zero, Syfy's creepypasta-inspired anthology series, explored the nightmares of Candle Cove, a sinister TV puppet show. Season two, No-End House, features a new story, a new cast, and an even more dreadful evil. If you thrill to mind-warping horror stories, you do not want to miss this.
Shazam audition tapes could tease the movie's villain. Yet another member of the Marvel family has been confirmed for Infinity War and Avengers 4. The Joker origin movie is close to taking a big step forward. Plus, new looks at the returns of Gotham and The Walking Dead, and new footage from Zoo's season finale. Spoilers now!
Syfy dipped into surreal horror last fall with Channel Zero: Candle Cove, based on a Creepypasta story about a children's TV program that made people do very bad things. A new story informs the anthology show's second season, No-End House, and it looks quite different -- albeit equally as disturbing.
Looks like another familiar face is in Thor: Ragnarok. The porgs strike back in new Star Wars: The Last Jedi pictures. Westworld casts some suitably mysterious new roles. Yes, the 2016 US election will still play a part in American Horror Story: Cult. Plus, new footage from Channel Zero's second season. Spoilers now!
Some very ominous news about The Last Jedi. The New Mutants movie is taking a surprising direction. The Doctor may change, but Doctor Who itself doesn't appear to be going anywhere. Plus: A tease about the setting of the Wonder Woman sequel, and hints about the monsters of Stranger Things' second season! Spoiler ho, me mateys!
A major character will return for The Vampire Diaries' series finale. Arrow teases its potential new Black Canary, while Legends of Tomorrow lays out some big plans for crossovers with the other DC/CW shows. Plus, there are new motion posters for Beauty and the Beast, and Maisie Williams teases what's in store for Arya on Game of Thrones. Spoilers get!
And confirmation that season two will be a little longer than season one. Joe Mangianello is full of praise for The Batman. Alan Menken talks about the new songs coming to Beauty and the Beast. The new Willy Wonka movie could be an origin story. Plus, a new look at the next episode of Supergirl. Spoilers get!
Syfy's new anthology horror show, Channel Zero, has kicked off its first six-episode arc. It's subtitled Candle Cove, and it takes inspiration from Kris Straub's popular Creepypasta story about a very spooky children's show. The whole thing oozes slow-burn eeriness, and we spoke with creator Nick Antosca and director Craig William Macneill about it.
Don't expect Supergirl's Gotham Easter egg to lead to Batman's arrival on the show. A Luke Cage star is circling Alita: Battle Angel. Doctor Strange shows off its humorous side in new footage. The first set pictures from Punisher filming are here. Plus, new looks at Moana and Channel Zero. To me, my spoilers!
It's a Marvel blowout, as Kevin Feige talks magic in Doctor Strange and Sam Jackson hopes for the return of SHIELD in the movies. Syfy's Channel Zero is already casting for season two. Lin-Manuel Miranda teases Mary Poppins Returns. Plus, a look at Tom Felton's new Flash character. To me, my spoilers!