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NEW HORROR ANTHOLOGY SERIES CREEPSHOW PREMIERES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
AT 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT ON SHUDDER
Featuring David Arquette, Giancarlo Esposito, Tobin Bell, Adrienne Barbeau, Kid Cudi, Big Boi, Jeffrey Combs, Tricia Helfer, Bruce Davison, Dana Gould and DJ Qualls
Shudder's Creepshow anthology series, based on the iconic 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero, and executive produced by Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), premieres on Thursday, September 26 at 9:00 pm ET/6:00 pm PT, both on the Shudder TV live-stream and on demand. Subsequent episodes will premiere live and on demand Thursdays at 9pm ET/6pm PT.
The season premiere episode features two stories:
Richie's drinking habit was getting out of control, but no one expected his thirst to become insatiable. His appetite grew from beer, to animals, to people; and with a hurricane closing in, Richie begins to devour everything in sight.
Written by: Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi, based on the short story "Gray Matter" by Stephen King
Directed by: Greg Nicotero
Cast: Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito, Tobin Bell, Christopher Nathan, Jesse C. Boyd
"The House of the Head"
Evie's dolls are some of her favorite companions, but when a severed toy head appears in their dollhouse and starts murdering, Evie can't protect them. Are her favorite dolls next? Or worse, if it escapes the confines of the dollhouse... is she next?
Written by: Josh Malerman
Directed by: John Harrison
Cast: Cailey Fleming, Rachel Hendrix, David Shae, Guy Messenger, Diane D. Carter
Creepshow stars David Arquette (Scream franchise), Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog), Tobin Bell (Saw), Big Boi (Scream: The TV Series), Jeffrey Combs (Star Trek, Re-Animator), Kid Cudi (Drunk Parents), Bruce Davison (Longtime Companion, X-Men), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Dana Gould (The Simpsons, Stan Against Evil), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica, Lucifer) and DJ Qualls (The Man in the High Castle, Supernatural).
Creepshow is produced by the Cartel with Monster Agency Productions, Taurus Entertainment, and Striker Entertainment: Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, and Eric Woods are executive producers for the Cartel; Greg Nicotero and Brian Witten are executive producers for Monster Agency Productions; Robert Dudelson, James Dudelson and Jordan Kizwani are executive producers for Taurus Entertainment;
Russell Binder is executive producer and Marc Mostman co-executive producer for Striker Entertainment.
AMC Networks' SHUDDER is a premium streaming video service, super-serving members with the best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural. SHUDDER's expanding library of film, TV series, and originals is available on most streaming devices in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland and Germany. To experience SHUDDER commitment-free for 7 days, visit www.shudder.com.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's second) on 10/30/19
DESCRIPTION: (from Shudder's press release, October 2019) Following a record-setting first season, Shudder - AMC Networks' premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural - today announced the season two renewal of its horror anthology series, Creepshow. Executive produced by showrunner Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), Creepshow is based on the iconic 1982 movie written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero. Creepshow, Shudder's first hour-long scripted series, has been a hit with its members and critics alike. The series is rated 92% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and was called one of the "10 best shows on TV right now" by Paste Magazine. More than 50% of Shudder members watched at least one episode of the series, and the show has also helped drive record growth for the streaming service.