CHILLER UNVEILS PROGRAMMING SLATE FOR JUNE 2009
New York, NY � May 19, 2009 � This June, Chiller heats up with an all-new programming slate full of network series and movie premieres. In addition, Sunday nights will feature UK series Spine Chillers (U.S. television debut) and Strange, both airing in their original, unedited formats. Chiller will also launch the network television premieres of two films (The Thirst and The Girl Next Door) and will air a special weeklong Invasion marathon.
June Programming Includes:
Every Sunday Night Beginning @ 10 PM ET
10 PM "Spine Chillers" � U.S. Television Premiere!
Sinister, bizarre, engaging and funny, Spinechillers is a series of sophisticated urban fables, full of dark comedy, dramatic plots and suspense. Each script has a different cast and writer, and episodes range in theme from doomed romantic comedy to tense psychological thriller to cannibal horror.
(shown in the original British format with breaks - 45 minute block)
10:45 PM "Strange" - Chiller Premiere!
In this murder mystery series, John Strange, a former priest with a dark and hidden past, and nurse Jude Atkins, a pragmatic lapsed scientist, investigate a series of chilling deaths in a medieval cathedral city in present-day England. Stars Richard Coyle and Samantha Janus; guest stars include Imelda Staunton.
(shown in the original British format with breaks - 1 hour 15 minute block)
Sundays @ 12 AM ET (All Chiller Premieres)
June 7 @ 12 AM
A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness. (2002, Scotland)
June 14 @ 12 AM
In this psychological thriller, two young people, lost in a foreign city, discover that they are the subjects of a sinister experiment. (2005, Czech Republic)
June 21 @ 12 AM
A young actress starring in a horror film is terrorized by the victims of the actual murders that inspired the film. (2004, Japan).
"The Haunting of #24"
June 28 @ 12 AM
A man moves into a new home, only to find out too late that he is not the house's only occupant. (2005, England)
Begins Monday, June 8 @ 8 PM
All week in primetime, Chiller will feature ALL 22 episodes of Invasion, the thrilling series about a town infiltrated by supernatural creatures in the aftermath of a hurricane.
"The Thirst" - Network Television Premiere!
Friday, June 5, 2009 @ 10 PM ET
Encore: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 @ 8 PM ET
When an unwitting college student, Will, is bitten by a vampire, he finds himself in the middle of an ancient conflict between vampires and the elite sentries who hunt them. Stars Tony Todd, Jason Connery and Allison Lange.
"The Girl Next Door" - Network Television Premiere!
Friday, June 26, 2009 @ 10 PM ET
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime. Stars Blythe Auffarth, Blanche Baker, William Atherton, Mary Stewart and Grant Show.
Chiller, the recently-launched cable channel from NBC Universal, is the only network devoted to delivering viewers round-the-clock scares. Chiller's eclectic slate of adrenaline-fueled, soul-stirring entertainment includes classic drama and anthology series (Tales from the Darkside, Twin Peaks, Nightmare Cafe) and a broad offering of films, including feature-length premieres on the first Friday of each month. To learn more, visit: www.chillertv.com.