Barnabas Collins Is Back – Decades Streaming The Entire “Dark Shadows” Series

September 27, 2018

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]

 

 
Decades TV Network is going viewers a real treat, starting Halloween week on Monday, October 29 at 12 AM Eastern, Barnabas Collins returns in 260 episodes of “Dark Shadows“.
Decades will start airing 260 episodes of the drama featuring the guilt-ridden, 175-year-old vampire as he made his first appearance, which originally aired on April 18, 1967.

Since first airing on ABC-TV from 1966-71, the horror soap opera found its own unique place in TV immortality that had fans running home from school to catch each episode. With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, “Dark Shadows” earned the reputation as being one of the most unusual and enduring programs in broadcasting history. Now, viewers can relive the thrills and chills every weeknight on Decades.
Mixing high camp and Gothic horror into the moribund soap formula, “Dark Shadows” quickly gathered a fanatical audience so large that TV Guide called the series one of the 25 greatest cult shows of all time (5/26/2014).
The creation of legendary producer Dan Curtis, “Dark Shadows” tells the tragic tale of the Collins family, a seemingly white lace patriarchal dynasty that ran a dark New England town from their family estate, appropriately called Collinwood. Into this world enters young nanny Victoria (Alexandra Moltke), who soon learns there is a lot more to this family than initially meets the eye. Mysterious relative Barnabas (Jonathan Frid), moves into the dilapidated estate next door. Soon the household is beset with all manners of classic monsters, including werewolves, witches and ghosts.
Dark Shadows” starred Joan Bennett, Louis Edmonds, Nancy Barrett, Mitchell Ryan, Kathryn Leigh Scott, David Henesy, Joel Crothers, Mark Allen, George Mitchell, Frank Schofield, Elizabeth Wilson, Conrad Bain, Michael Currie, Jane Rose, Barnard Hughes, Joseph Julian, Katherine Bruce, and Alexandra Moltke.
 

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