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[10/03/11 - 11:10 AM]
Syfy's Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Spook-a-thon Unleashes Over 600 Hours of Bone-Chilling Programming, October 1-31
Said lineup includes the return of "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" plus original movies "Zombie Apocalypse" and "Terror Beneath."

[via press release from Syfy]

SYFY'S ANNUAL 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN SPOOK-A-THON UNLEASHES OVER 600 HOURS OF BONE-CHILLING PROGRAMMING, OCTOBER 1-31

GHOST HUNTERS HALLOWEEN LIVE ON HALLOWEEN

SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIES ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE (STARRING VING RHAMES) AND THE TERROR BENEATH

FACT OR FAKED: PARANORMAL FILES, SANCTUARY AND SCARE TACTICS RETURN PLUS SEASON FINALE OF PARANORMAL WITNESS

DODGE AND HERSHEY WILL BE SPONSORS

NEW YORK - October 3, 2011 - Syfy will celebrate Halloween with its fourth annual 31 Days of Halloween fright fest showcasing more than 600 hours of holiday- themed programming, running October 1-October 31.

As always, the centerpiece of the month-long spook-a-thon will be Ghost Hunters Halloween Live on Monday, October 31 from 7PM-1AM/ET. This year, Jason, Grant and team members from both Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters International will head to Pennhurst Asylum in Pennsylvania, a sprawling maze of buildings constituting a former state mental institution. Abandoned for decades, Pennhurst is now one of the country's most notoriously haunted locales.

Dodge will sponsor 31 Days of Halloween with a fully integrated partnership featuring the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan as the official vehicle. Once again, Hershey will be the participating sponsor with a continuous presence throughout October.

As an expansion of 31 Days of Halloween, Syfy will imagine a greater Halloween by sponsoring New York City's holiday celebrations through a multi-media, on-the-ground partnership, 31 Days of HalloweeNYC, with NYC & Company, the city's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization.

31 Days of Halloween Programming Highlights

The Syfy Saturday Original Movies kick off with The Terror Beneath on Saturday, October 8 at 9PM, as Adrian Pasdar (Heroes) battles monstrous tree roots from the Garden of Eden which are threatening to destroy the world.

On Saturday, October 29 at 9PM, Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction, Mission Impossible, Day of the Dead) stars in Zombie Apocalypse as the leader of a small group of survivors fighting their way across America after a zombie plague wipes out 90 percent of the world's population.

This October, Syfy will showcase the best in scary independent and theatrical films, including:

· Valentine - Saturday, October 1 at 7PM

· My Bloody Valentine - Saturday, October 1 at 9PM

· Chain Letter - Sunday, October 9 at 9PM

· 30 Days of Night 2: Dark Days - Saturday, October 15 at 9PM

· Halloween 2007 - Saturday, October 22 at 9PM

· The Haunting In Connecticut - Sunday, October 23 at 9PM

For the fifth straight year, Syfy will also present spine-tingling movies from After Dark's Horrorfest, premiering The Task on Sunday, October 16 at 7PM, followed by Prowl at 9PM.

In addition to the season finale of Syfy's newest hit series, Paranormal Witness, on Wednesday, October 12 at 10PM, a trio of popular original Syfy series will return in October. Season Four of Sanctuary, starring Amanda Tapping and Robin Dunne, begins Friday, October 7 at 10PM, with a catch-up Season Three marathon that day from 8AM-6PM.

Scare Tactics, hosted by Tracy Morgan, kicks off Season 4.5 on Monday, October 10 at 9 PM.

The Season Three of Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files will premiere on Wednesday, October 19 at 10PM. A marathon of the previous two seasons will air from 8AM-7PM.

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)





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· FACT OR FAKED: PARANORMAL FILES (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS (SYFY)
· PARANORMAL WITNESS (SYFY)
· SANCTUARY (SYFY)
· SCARE TACTICS (SYFY)
· TERROR BENEATH (SYFY)
· ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE (SYFY)











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[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
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