This October, DUSK announces a month-long free preview during the most paranormal and spookiest month of the year. All month long, including Halloween, viewers can partake in the suspense, scares and spine-chilling fun with Hollywood hit films and new seasons of Medium and Supernatural.
Every night, all month long, DUSK will feature Hollywood suspense and paranormal movies at 10 p.m. ET, including a new film premiering every Friday and Saturday night. Titles include the network premiere of Identity starring John Cusack, Ray Liotta and Amanda Peet on Halloween night; From Hell starring Johnny Depp; and Secret Window, written by Stephen King and starring Johnny Depp and John Turturro.
DUSK also premieres Season 4 of Medium and Season 6 of Supernatural airing every Monday through Thursday nights, starting at 8 p.m.
DUSK FREE PREVIEW
For October and leading up to Halloween, DUSK will be available for a free preview in over 7.5 million homes with participating television service providers.
PREMIERING THIS MONTH ON DUSK
Medium (Season 4) airs Monday to Thursday starting Monday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
Allison (Patricia Arquette) is overwhelmed when her world is turned upside down because her supernatural gifts became known to the world. After Allison loses her job at the district attorney’s office, she struggles to balance the ever growing media attention and the visions that haunt her. This season she meets the skeptic Cynthia Keener (Anjelica Huston), who personally hires her to help solve crimes.
Supernatural (Season 6) airs Monday to Thursday starting Monday, October 3 at 9 p.m.
Taking place a year after last season ends, a mysteriously resurrected Sam appears at his brother Dean’s door. Shocked, Dean, who had returned to a normal life joins his brother and abandons his new life to go back in the hunt. The brothers faced increasingly strange, deadly creatures, ultimately fighting their way to the original monster-the Mother Of All. And Dean discovered the shocking, dangerous truth about Sam: he’d returned from Hell-but without his soul, leaving him calculating and untrustworthy.
DUSK FILMS THIS MONTH
The Haunting (1999) airs Saturday, October 1 at 10 p.m.
When Eleanor (Lili Taylor), Theo (Catherine Zeta-Jones), and Luke (Owen Wilson) decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow (Liam Neeson) tells them of the house’s ghostly past and spooky present.
The Funhouse (1981) airs Sunday, October 2 at 10 p.m.
Horror master Tobe Hooper directs this tale of four young couples trapped in a demonic funhouse and stalked by a deformed killer in a Frankenstein mask.
Anaconda (1997) premieres Friday, October 7 at 10 p.m.
Jennifer Lopez and Jon Voight star in the adventure thriller where a documentary film crew is searching for a lost tribe on the Amazon River when their boat is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world’s largest and deadliest anaconda.
Arachnophobia (1990) premieres Saturday, October 8 at 10 p.m.
A newly discovered Venezuelan spider is transported to a small American town where it breeds to a new race of deadly spiders, which begin killing the town’s residents one by one. Jeff Daniels, Harley Jane Kozak and John Goodman star.
The Abandoned (2006) airs Sunday, October 9 at 10 p.m.
Marie (Anastasia Hille) an adopted American film producer returns to her homeland, Russia, where she discovers the truth about her family history. This British-Spanish horror thriller was nominated for Best Film in the Catalonian International Film Festival.
Joy Ride (2001) premieres Friday, October 14 at 10 p.m.
Lewis (Paul Walker) sets out to drive him and his long term friend (Leelee Sobieski) home from college. On the way Lewis picks up his troublesome brother (Steve Zahn) who pokes fun at truckers through a CB radio. There joy ride turns terrifying when a teased trucker turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Unbreakable (2000) premieres Saturday, October 15 at 10 p.m.
M. Night Shyamalan (Sixth Sense, The Village) wrote, produced and directed this superhero drama with a strong cast of Golden Globe winner Bruce Willis, Oscar nominated Samuel L. Jackson and Golden Globe nominee Robin Wright. A Philadelphia security guard, David Dunn (Willis), slowly discovers that he has superpowers.
House on Haunted Hill (1999) airs Sunday, October 15 at 10 p.m.
In this remake directed by William Malone (Creature, Feardotcom) a millionaire (Geoffrey Rush) offers a diverse group of people (Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter) $1,000,000 each to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past. Horror ensues as each character slowly finds their fate in the haunted asylum known as the House on Haunted Hill.
The Covenant (2006) premieres Friday, October 21 at 10 p.m.
In the Ipswich Colony of Massachusetts, four friends who have superpowers are years-bounded by a covenant of silence. After a fifth person from a bloodline long since banished for greed returns, the four young men must use their powers against the newcomer whose powers are far greater than theirs.
The Forsaken (2001) premieres Saturday, October 22 at 10 p.m.
Sean (Kerr Smith) is driving cross-country when he picks up a hitch hiker (Brendan Fehr) who is also a hunting a group of vampires called the Forsaken. After running into a girl (Izabella Miko) that has been infected, Sean begins to help the hitch hiker in his mission to kill the remaining members and stop the vampire virus from infecting himself and others.
Stir of Echos (1998) airs Sunday, October 23 at 10 p.m.
Tom Witzky (Kevin Bacon), a typical husband and father, finds himself transformed by his realization that supernatural forces beyond his understanding do exist. What he learns during his journey to the brink of insanity will change his life and his neighbourhood forever. Written and directed by David Koepps (Secret Window, Ghost Town).
Secret Window (2004) premieres Friday, October 28 at 10 p.m.
Based on the novel, Secret Garden by Stephen King, Johnny Depp plays Mort Rainey, a writer, accused of plagiarism by a strange man (John Turturro), who then starts haunting him for “justice.” With writer’s block, a broken marriage and this sudden accusation, Rainey’s life starts spiralling out of control.
From Hell (2001) premieres Saturday, October 29 at 10 p.m.
In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective (Johnny Depp) investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper only to find that the prostitutes ending up dead have a connection that is beyond the public knowledge.
***Before the premiere of From Hell, DUSK will feature a full day of Johnny Depps’ suspense and supernatural films starting at 9 a.m., titles include Nick of Time, Edward Scissorhands, The Ninth Gate, and Sleepy Hollow***
Identity (2003) premieres Monday, October 31 at 10 p.m.
A man with severe dissociative identity disorder is on death row when his doctor fights to spare his sentence due to his illness. As the trial takes place, ten strangers fight to survive a killer in a remote hotel all taking place in the convict’s mind. If the killer can be caught in his mind, he has a good chance of salvaging his freedom.
All times ET. Check local listings for times.
DUSK is a Canadian specialty television service dedicated to the thriller, suspense and supernatural-based genres. Visit the DUSK website at www.Dusktv.ca. DUSK is a partnership between Corus Entertainment Inc. and Canwest Global Communications Corp.