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Syfy’s creepypasta-inspired ‘Channel Zero’ is here to freak you out
Just in time for Halloween.
Slenderman, and many other internet-age boogeyman, became popular in this online forum for scary stories, and today Syfy released the first promo for its creepypasta-informed series, Channel Zero.
The anthology series’s first six episodes are influenced by the 2009 story “Candle Cove,” which is about a kids’ show from the ’70s that gives certain people the same shared nightmare and might not really exist at all.
Watch some other preview clips here to get extra creeped out.
Channel Zero debuts Oct. 11.
Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.