Horror Anthology Series Being Developed by SyFy

By Kitin Miranda | 2 years ago
Horror Anthology Series Being Developed by SyFy
Syfy Logo. April 2011. Wikimedia Commons/NBC Universal.

SyFy is a network that has been known for producing different television shows that have a more science fiction and fantasy leaning. However, this time around, it looks like the network will be expanding its genre to projects that are more horror related, as the it has been reported that the network is currently developing a horror anthology show. Read on to learn more about this brand new show from SyFy.

Variety reported that SyFy, a network long known for producing projects rooted in science fiction and fantasy, is leaning more towards the horror genre as it is currently developing a horror anthology program entitled “Channel Zero” with Max Landis and Nick Antosca.

As this will be an anthology show, much like “American Horror Story”, every season will be telling a different story.

The first season of the series will be entitled “Channel Zero: Candle Cove.” It will be written by Nick Antosca, and will be directed by Max Landis.

“Candle Cove” is based on a story which its author, Kris Straub, based on the horror story internet thread and a phenomenon called “creepypasta.”

The first season will center around a mysterious and terrifying children’s show called “Candle Cove,” which aired in the 1980s. It actually contained the dark secret to several horrific murders that occurred during that time.

Both Landis and Antosco have promised that the end result will be “surreal and haunting.”

This is the latest project in SyFy’s latest campaign to have more scripted dramas, and to return back to its roots. As of the moment, “Channel Zero” joins other programs in development and other currently running shows such as “Bitten,” “Defiance,” “Dominion,” “Childhood’s End,” “Hunters,” “Killjoys” and “Dark Matter.”

What do you think of this new show being developed by SyFy? Would you watch it? How do you think this would compare to other horror anthology shows? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

And that was all for the news for the latest show in development on SyFy- “Channel Zero”, and it’s first season. For more news, updates and recaps on “Channel Zero” and other television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).

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About the author

Kitin Miranda enjoys writing, learning new things, telling stories, and doing theater. When she is not busy with her many projects, she can be found reading a good book, writing poetry or fiction, updating her blog, discovering new food places around her neighborhood, or watching American or Asian TV shows.