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  • Premiered: 
    September 26, 2019
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  • Network: Shudder
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Anthology
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the 1982 movie (Creepshow) by Stephen King & George A. Romero 
  • Subject Matter: Horror
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    A Creepshow Animated Special
    A Creepshow Holiday Special
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Plot Synopsis

Based on the 1982 film of the same name written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero, CREEPSHOW is a horror anthology series that features two vignettes in each episode, exploring terrors from murder to the supernatural and unexplainable. Revived by showrunner Greg Nicotero, haunted dollhouses, werewolves, murderous goblins, villainous trick-or-treaters, the dead, and medical marvels are just a few of the things to watch out for.

Season 1 features 12 segments based on stories by acclaimed writers including: the Stephen King story "Gray Matter," adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi (starring Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito, and Tobin Bell); "House of the Head," written by Josh Malerman (and directed by John Harrison; "By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain" by Joe Hill; "The Companion" by Joe R. Lansdale, Kasey Lansdale and Keith Lansdale; "The Finger" by David J. Schow; "Lydia Layne's Better Half" by John Harrison and Greg Nicotero; "Night of the Paw" by John Esposito; "Bad Wolf Down" by Rob Schrab; "All Hallows Eve" by Bruce Jones; "The Man in the Suitcase" by Christopher Buehlman; "Times is Tough in Musky Holler" by John Skipp and Dori Miller; and "Skincrawlers" Paul Dini and Stephen Langford. Additional stars in the first season are: Big Boi, Jeffrey Combs, Kid Cudi, Bruce Davison, Dana Gould, Tricia Helfer, and DJ Qualls.

"A Creepshow Animated Special" premiered late night Thursday, October 29, 2020 on Shudder. This animated special features two stories directed by Nicotero, with animation by Octopie animation studio: "Survivor Type," based on the short story by Stephen King and adapted by Nicotero, stars Kiefer Sutherland as a man determined to stay alive alone on a deserted island no matter what the cost; and "Twittering from the Circus of the Dead," based on the short story by Joe Hill and adapted by Melanie Dale, stars Joey King as a teen whose family road trip includes a visit to the gravest show on earth.

A holiday themed hour-long special, "A Creepshow Holiday Special," premiered December 18, 2020. In the story, "Shapeshifters Anonymous," an anxious man fears he is a murderer and searches for answers for his "unique condition" from an unusual support group. Starring Anna Camp and Adam Pally, the special is written and directed by Nicotero, based on a short story by J.A. Konrath.

Season 2 of CREEPSHOW drops Thursday, April 1, 2021 on Shudder, featuring Barbara Crampton, Keith David, Josh McDermott, Ashley Laurence, Ryan Kwanten, Breckin Meyer, Eric Edelstein, Ali Larter, C Thomas Howell, Iman Benson, Ted Raimi, Denise Crosby, Kevin Dillon, and others. The new season includes twisted tales of monsters, the supernatural and the unexplained that live up the franchise's famous tagline, "the most fun you'll ever have being scared." The second season of CREEPSHOW made its linear television debut on Monday, September 6, 2021 at 10pm ET/PT on AMC. In the season opener, "Model Kid; Public Television of the Dead," Joe's closest friends are the model toys of his favorite scary movie monsters; a public TV station is overwhelmed when the appraisal of an antique book accidentally summons a dark force.

Season 3 of CREEPSHOW dropped its first episode on Thursday, September 23, 2021 on Shudder. Season 3 guest stars include: Michael Rooker, James Remar, Johnathon Schaech, Reid Scott, Hannah Fierman, King Bach, and Ethan Embry. In the season opener, "Mumms; Queen Bee," Jack's mother is taken from him, but her garden leaves more to remember her by than he first thought; then, three teens meet their favorite pop star and realize she's not at all what they imagined.
On Thursday, October 28, 2021, Shudder released the Season 3 finale of CREEPSHOW. In the season ender, "Drug Traffic; Dead Girl Named Sue," a family is detained, and a young girl's distressing symptoms quickly escalate without her medication; when the dead rise from their graves, townspeople take justice into their own hands.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by The Cartel
  • With Monster Agency Productions
  • With Taurus Entertainment
  • With Striker Entertainment