Here at Dread Central we try our best to partner with the best to bring you the coolest things imaginable. When it came time to work with someone to deliver the longest horror movie marathon in history, we jumped at the chance! George Romero’s Day of the Dead? Madman? The Loved Ones? A week-long celebration of the macabre? HELL YES! Read on for details.
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From the Press Release:
Tubi TV, the largest provider of free TV and movies, and Dread Central, the premier website for horror news and entertainment, today announced #TubiHorrorFest, the longest horror movie marathon ever. Over the course of eight days and 192 hours, Tubi TV will air more than 80 horror movies in eight different genres, with a new featured genre each day. The marathon will be available on Facebook and Roku.
“Live television programming on set-top devices is the next big industry movement as more and more people cut the cord each year,” said Farhad Massoudi, CEO and Founder, Tubi TV. “In being the first premium content provider to bring live television to Facebook, we’re excited to work with Dread Central to curate the most diverse horror content ever seen to the most diverse audience in the world.”
The marathon starts at 12:01 am Saturday, October 24th, and runs through Halloween. The programming schedule by genre starts with Zombie Saturday, Slasher Sunday, Supernatural Monday, Teen Tuesday, Psychological Wednesday, Risque Thursday, Action Friday, and ends with Freestyle Halloween. Previous record-holding television marathons include 12 straight days of “The Simpsons” and 19 days of “SNL.” #TubiHorrorFest is the first sub-genre divided horror movie marathon, along with the longest horror movie marathon ever.
“Tubi TV is way ahead of the curve when it comes to delivering quality films free of charge,” said Steve Barton, Editor-In-Chief and Co-Founder, Dread Central. “We’re stoked beyond words and couldn’t be happier to embark on this dark yet fun journey into horror’s favorite day of the year.”
About Tubi TV:
Tubi TV is disrupting the pay-for-play television model by freeing TV and movies across all viewing platforms. With over 40,000 titles, Tubi TV is the largest provider of free and legal TV shows and movies on the Web, mobile, and Connected TV devices. Silicon Valley to Hollywood investors include Foundation Capital, Bobby Yazdani, and Mark Amin, amongst others.
Tubi TV is powered by adRise, the leading monetization platform for content distributors and brand advertisers. Find out more at tubitv.com or download our app on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Samsung.
About Dread Central:
DreadCentral.com is the premier website for breaking news, original content, and active community in horror entertainment, covering movies, TVs, Blu-rays/DVDs, video games, literature, collectibles, live events, and music. DreadCentral.com is the largest independently owned website dedicated to the horror genre.