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NBCUniversal axes horror-focused network Chiller

NBCUniversal has decided to cease operations of its horror and thriller-focused network, Chiller. NBCU has confirmed that the network will go dark as of Jan. 1, 2018. While Chiller is currently available in over ...
November 17, 2017

NBCUniversal has decided to cease operations of its horror and thriller-focused network, Chiller.

NBCU has confirmed that the network will go dark as of Jan. 1, 2018.

While Chiller is currently available in over 40-million households, NBCU has not decided if other platforms or networks will be able to pick up its current programming.

Chiller’s current schedule includes feature-length films, documentaries, specials, classic and reality series. The network, which launched in 2007, hosts such unscripted series as Deep South Paranormal; Haunted Collector; Most Daring; Unexplained Mysteries; Psychic Investigators; Urban Legends; and more.

NBCU does not plan to discontinue any other network and has said that no employees will be impacted by Chiller’s closing.

The story was first reported by industry blogger TV Answer Man.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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