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[10/11/11 - 07:13 AM]
AMC FearFest Kicks Off With the Season Two Premiere of "The Walking Dead"
Hosted by George A. Romero, this year's stunt will introduce the 14-part original mini-documentary series, "American Haunters."

[via press release from AMC]

AMC FEARFEST KICKS OFF WITH THE SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF "THE WALKING DEAD"

AMC FEARFEST ALSO FEATURES: World Television Premiere of Survival of the Dead; "American Haunters," a 14-Part AMC Original Mini-Documentary Series Based on Kevin McCurdy's Haunted Mansion; Premiere Movies and Online Activities

Hosted by the "Master of Horror," World Renowned Film Director and Screen Writer, George A. Romero

NEW YORK - October 11, 2011 - AMC announces the launch of its annual AMC FEARFEST, the most highly anticipated horror movie marathon of the Halloween season, on Sunday, October 16. The 16-day virtual film festival, which kicks off with the 90-minute premiere of "The Walking Dead" season two, celebrates the best in contemporary and classic horror genre films. Hosted by the "Master of Horror," George A. Romero, AMC FEARFEST 2011 will introduce the AMC 14-part original mini-documentary series, "American Haunters," and feature over 300 hours of Halloween themed programming of more than 60 films, including the world television premiere of Romero's own Survival of the Dead. In addition to the on-air festivities, AMC FEARFEST will feature daily online interactive movie trivia games inviting horror movie fans to take quizzes, earn badges and challenge friends via Facebook. AMC FEARFEST begins Sunday, October 16th at 9 PM with the season two premiere of "The Walking Dead" and concludes Tuesday, October 31st.

AMC FEARFEST's programming specials include:

"AMERICAN HAUNTERS"

AMC FEARFEST invites viewers to take a behind-the-scenes look at Kevin McCurdy's Haunted Mansion, a real commercial haunted house that features a series of 13 horror-themed rooms. AMC viewers will witness the design process from the initial concept to the intricate design details, as well as the build and reveal of these rooms. The 14-part original mini-documentary series is set to air every week night at 8 PM & 10 PM.

AMC PREMIERE MOVIES

Among a vast library of horror favorites, AMC FEARFEST will present primetime premieres of the following:

· The World Television Premiere of Survival of the Dead debuting October 17, 8pm ET

· Diary of the Dead debuting October 18, 8pm ET

· The Hills Have Eyes debuting October 18, 10pm ET

· Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane debuting October 19, 8pm ET

· Slither debuting October 20, 8pm ET

· From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money debuting October 22, 10:15pm ET

· From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter debuting October 22, 12:15am ET

· Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later debuting October 28, 8pm ET

In addition, the following movies will also air during AMC FEARFEST: Night of the Living Dead (1968), The Fly (1958 & 1986), Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995), Bride of Frankenstein (1932), The Omen (1976), White Noise (2005), Scream 3 (2000), Cujo (1983), Resident Evil (2002), Halloween (1978) and more.

AMC FEARFEST ONLINE MOVIE TRIVIA

Each day, amctv.com will feature an online interactive movie trivia game focusing primarily on horror movies. Fans will be able to take quizzes, earn badges and challenge friends via Facebook. Movie Trivia Games will cover topics including Friday the 13th, George A. Romero, Halloween, Jamie Lee Curtis and more.

ONLINE MOVIES

Several zombie and "B" horror movies will be streamed online at amctv.com in conjunction with both AMC FEARFEST and the premiere of "The Walking Dead" season two, including, White Zombie (1932), The Last Man on Earth (1964), Teenage Zombies (1959), Asylum (1972), Carnival of Souls (1962), The Undead (1957) and more.

ABOUT AMC

AMC reigns as the only cable network in history to ever win the Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row, as well as the Golden Globe(R) Award for Best Television Series - Drama for three consecutive years. Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade or creating acclaimed original programming, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great stories. AMC's original stories include "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," "The Walking Dead," "The Killing" and "Hell On Wheels." AMC further demonstrates its commitment to the art of storytelling with "AMC's Docu-stories" a slate of unscripted original series, as well as curated movie franchises like "AMC Can't Get Enough" and "AMC's Crazy About". Available in more than 97 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Story Matters HereSM.





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[07/31/15 - 03:50 PM]
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[07/31/15 - 03:33 PM]
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[07/31/15 - 03:32 PM]
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[07/31/15 - 03:31 PM]
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[07/31/15 - 11:58 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 11:20 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 11:19 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 11:18 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 10:45 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 09:31 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 07:59 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 07:13 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 07:00 AM]
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