The Emmy Award-winning anthology horror series Tales from the Crypt returns to network television starting Friday, October 5 when FEARnet debuts TV versions of the groundbreaking program on its linear channel and presents original episodes on its VOD platform.
The â€œTales from the Cryptâ€ episodes will premiere Friday nights in a two-hour block on FEARnet from 10 p.m. to Midnight ET/7 p.m. to 9 p.m. PT and will be re-aired on Mondays in the same time period. The 93 produced episodes will play in order, beginning with season one and continuing through its seventh, and final, season.
The original cable versions of â€œTales from the Crypt,â€ running from 1989 to 1996, are now available for the first time since their first airing, for FEARnetâ€™s VOD platform. Starting Wednesday, October 10, the premiere episodes will launch on FEARnetâ€™s VOD platform, which is currently available in more than 26 million homes. On FEARnetâ€™s industry-leading VOD Channel, the episodes will be presented in their original unedited format. Four episodes will be added to the VOD library every Wednesday, ensuring that there will always be something new and fresh for viewers to watch. Each episode will remain in the VOD library for six weeks.
In the month of October alone, FEARnet viewers will be treated to timeless episodes like â€œAnd All Through the House,â€ based on the classic â€œVault of Horrorâ€ entry about a maniacal Santa Clause terrorizing a murderous housewife on Christmas Eve (Oct. 5);â€œCollection Completed,â€ directed by Mary Lambert (â€œPet Semataryâ€) and starring M. Emmet Walsh (â€œBlood Simpleâ€) as a recent retiree with a sinister plan for his wifeâ€™s adopted pets (Oct. 12); â€œThe Sacrifice,â€ starring Michael Ironside (â€œScannersâ€), about a murderous man being blackmailed for his deeds (Oct. 26); and â€œFour-Sided Triangle,â€ directed by Tom Holland (â€œFright Nightâ€) and starring Patricia Arquette (â€œMediumâ€) as a troubled woman in love with a scarecrow (Oct. 26).
Additionally, FEARnet fans will be able to access all-new â€œCryptâ€ content on FEARnet.com. These extras will include a gallery of â€œTales from the Cryptâ€ comic book covers that were used on the show; exclusive video clips such as this one* when FEARnet filmed the opening of the â€œTalesâ€ storage vault; and â€œCryptkeeper-isms,â€ a collection of classic one-liners from the Master of Scaremonies, himself.