From October 20 to 31, HauntTV brings fans back-to-back episodes of hit ghost series including Haunted Hospitals, Evil Encounters, World’s Scariest Hauntings and a special sneak peek of Hotel Paranormal, narrated by Dan Aykroyd
HauntTV is available on The Roku Channel and Samsung TV Plus in Canada
(Toronto, ON – October 12, 2021) – If you’ve got it, haunt it. This Halloween, Blue Ant Media’s FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) channel, HauntTV, where the afterlife comes crawling, will up the jump scares with even more haunting programming than ever before to keep viewers up at night. Kicking off on Wednesday, October 20 and counting down to Halloween on Sunday, October 31, the channel’s spine-tingling lineup includes back-to-back marathons, running daily from 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. ET, of eerie encounters with terrifying spirits from around the world. Highlights include taking viewers on a hair-raising trip with Haunted Hospitals; the bone-chilling will take on momentum with A Haunting, following the blood curdling true stories of possession, exorcism and paranormal encounters of those haunted; and fan-favourite Paranormal: Caught on Camera, showcasing the eye-opening and downright scary paranormal videos captured by eyewitnesses from around the world. The screams and scares continue into Halloween weekend with a special three-episode sneak peek of the hit original series Hotel Paranormal, Season 1, narrated by Emmy® Award-winning and Oscar®-nominated actor Dan Aykroyd.
To enjoy access to hundreds of hours of your favourite eerie ghost stories this Halloween, stream HauntTV for free on The Roku Channel and Samsung TV Plus. Canadians can find HauntTV on The Roku Channel in the “Live TV” section on their Roku® streaming player or Roku TV™ device. On Samsung TV Plus, HauntTV (channel # 1420) is available on the Samsung TV Plus app, Samsung TVs and on select Samsung Galaxy mobile devices.
HauntTV’s Halloween Countdown Programming Highlights:
- A Haunting
October 20, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
An American paranormal anthology previewing stories told by victims sharing their terrifying encounters through narrations, frightening reenactments and religious content.
- Evil Encounters
October 21, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
There are millions of acres of wilderness throughout North America; hills, plains and forests that are home to the kind of evil thought only to exist in nightmares. Legions of people have traumatic, first-person stories to tell about ghosts, demons and terrible creatures that curdle the blood of all who cross their paths. Evil Encounters delivers heart stopping, terrifying tales of people out in nature who find themselves in the wrong place, at the wrong time.
- Paranormal Survivor
October 22, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
In this revealing paranormal documentary series, survivors of paranormal experiences recount their terrifying and life-changing stories. Each hour-long episode features three remarkable stories inter-linked by a specific supernatural theme, while professionals in the field give expert insight into these extraordinary events.
- Paranormal 911
October 23, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
The series follows first responders who encounter the supernatural when answering emergency calls.
- Help! My House is Haunted!
October 24, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
Created by Ghost Adventures’ Zak Bagans, Help! My House is Haunted is a ghost-hunting series that leaves no stone unturned when it comes to searching for paranormal entities.
- Haunting: Australia
October 25, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
Hailing from all corners of the globe, six of the best ghost hunters in the business have joined forces to investigate paranormal activity in Australia’s most haunted locations. Led by the highly experienced and committed Robb Demarest, the Haunting: Australia team travel across the country unearthing ghostly evidence and seeking answers to often asked questions. Haunting: Australia is a journey into the unknown that often features terrifying twists and turns, from psychic scares and demonic possessions to sightings and stories that offer no rational explanation.
- Paranormal State
October 26, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
Paranormal State follows members of the famous Penn State Paranormal Research Society as they investigate strange and unusual phenomena across the country.
- Haunted Hospitals
October 27, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
Explores chilling tales of otherworldly activity inside medical institutions. In each episode, doctors, nurses, and patients give first-hand accounts of deceased patients and medical staff who come back from the grave and stalk the corridors to warn of impending danger.
- Paranormal: Caught on Camera
October 28, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
Watch as eyewitness’ capture amazing, eye-opening and downright scary paranormal videos from around the world while a panel of experts break down the footage and analyze what was captured.
- World’s Scariest Hauntings
October 29, beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
World’s Scariest Hauntings delves into another realm to reveal ghosts and horror stories from 10 terrifying locations around the globe. From exploring The Merchant’s House in New York City, to Montreal’s Griffintown district and the Edinburgh Vaults in Scotland.
HauntTV’s Halloweekend Programming Highlights:
- Hotel Paranormal
October 30 at 8:30 p.m. ET.
October 31 at 2 a.m. ET., 11:30 a.m., 6 p.m. ET and 11 p.m. ET.
Narrated by Emmy® Award winner and Oscar®-nominated actor, Dan Aykroyd, the documentary series features terrifying real-life stories of paranormal encounters at 4-star hotels, bed and breakfasts, highway motels and inns around the world. From hotel workers and guests witnessing objects flying across the room to uncovering trapped ancient spirits and experiencing demonic possession, Hotel Paranormal brings to life terrifying encounters with dramatic recreations and paranormal expert insights.
HauntTV is a Blue Ant Media streaming channel now available to stream for free on The Roku Channel in the U.S. and Canada; and SamsungTV Plus in Canada. Programmed with chills in mind, HauntTV is where the afterlife comes to life with a ghoulish lineup of series such as Ghostly Chasers, Ghostly Encounters and World’s Scariest Hauntings. Love jump scares and ghosts that go bump in the night? Good. You’re gonna love this channel. www.haunttv.ca.
Blue Ant Media is a privately held, international content producer, distributor and channel operator. We own and operate numerous production companies in North America and Asia-Pacific under the Blue Ant Studios banner, creating content for broadcasters and streaming platforms in multiple genres including factual entertainment, natural history, documentary, adult animation and drama. Our distribution business, Blue Ant International, offers a substantial catalogue of content, including one of the world’s largest 4K natural history offerings. Blue Ant Media operates channels under nine brands including Love Nature, Smithsonian Channel Canada, BBC Earth (Canada), BBC First (Canada) and more. Blue Ant Media is headquartered in Toronto, with seven international offices in Los Angeles, New York, Singapore, Tokyo, London, Washington and Beijing. www.blueantmedia.com.