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[10/28/13 - 10:09 AM]
"Why We (Heart) Vampires" to Premiere on Friday, November 1st on NBC
Victoria Smurfit, Anne Rice, Kristin Bauer, Carrie Preston, Cassandra Peterson and James Marsters are among those interviewed for the one-hour special.

[via press release from NBC]

"WHY WE (HEART) VAMPIRES" TO PREMIERE ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST ON NBC

NEW YORK, NY - October 28, 2013 - NBC today announced that it will air a one-hour primetime special, "Why We (heart) Vampires" on Friday, November 1st at 8pm ET. Hosted by NBCUniversal News Group's Tamron Hall, "Why We (heart) Vampires" is a collection of fun, comedic interviews accompanied by entertaining clips from our favorite vampire moments. The special will air before an all new "Grimm" followed by "Dracula," starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

Our fascination with vampires goes back decades, if not longer, and they continue to captivate our imaginations. Produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, "Why We (heart) Vampires" will feature a mix of some of Hollywood's greatest vampire experts, including "Dracula's" Victoria Smurfit; author Anne Rice; "True Blood's" Kristin Bauer and Carrie Preston; Cassandra Peterson, best known as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark; "Buffy the Vampire Slayer's" James Marsters, and more. From our fascination with vampires, to their immortality and super human powers, Hall will explore why these night stalkers continue to have such an enduring appeal.

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About Peacock Productions

Peacock Productions is an award-winning, nonfiction production company that combines the editorial expertise, technical resources and seasoned production talent of NBCUniversal. It offers a wide-range of programming to broadcast, cable and digital entities with worldwide reach. To learn more, please visit peacockproductions.tv. Follow us @PeacockNBC.





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