There is no sign of the new horror series trend slowing. In fact, new genre shows are being announced monthly. One of the biggest series on television is AMC’s The Walking Dead. AMC is so happy with their new influx of viewers that they have just announced not one, but eight new genre shows on its slate, each “script-to-series”, Variety reports.
The Untitled Rainn Wilson Project
Thisone-hour series, from Wilson and Odenkirk Provissiero, follows an alien entity that takes over a poly-addicted middle-aged man from the San Fernando Valley.
Shock Theater is an anthology series where each episode tells a new sci-fi horror film. This seris is from Greg Nicotero and will be executive produced by Matt Lambert, Joe Earley and Gail Berman.
From Dan Connolly and Fish Ladder Productions comes this series which will delve into the dark side of popular culture by using the horror genre as a way to explore storylines in an anthology format.
The Middle of the Street
This series is from Alisa Tager and Colman Domingo, based on his play ‘Dot’, and follows a family faced with old secrets that come back to haunt them in order for them to handle what is currently happening in their lives.
Ballad of Black Tom
This tale of magic is from Victor LaValle who wrote the novella by the same name. The series centers on Tommy Tester, a street musician and hustler in the jazz age of New York. After he delivers an occult object to a reclusive sorceress she opens a door deep in the realm of magic, leaving Tom trapped in a Lovecraftian conspiracy that puts the world in danger.
Blumhouse Television non-fiction series is a horror anthology designed to uncover the most frightening and disturbing tales of the old West.
AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror
This show will bring storytellers and stars together to explore the genre’s biggest themes.
We reported this series back in June. The show is the adaption of Joe Hill’s novel by the same name and is currently under consideration for development.