Fall TV of Horror
October is known for many things; Halloween, the change in weather and primetime TV’s all-star fall lineup.
Kicking off the fall lineup is Supernatural. The veteran series leads the pack as it enters it eighth season. The series follows two brothers plagued by horrific supernatural events as well as destiny that dedicate their lives to saving others from supernatural forces. Season seven’s isolation theme resulted in the death of series regular and favorite Bobby Singer. This season was a very mythological themed one, the big villains were the biblical creatures featured in the Book of Revelations, the Leviathans. The Leviathans who’s plans included feeding on humans to the elimination of all skinny people. The season ends with the defeat of Leviathan leader Dick Roman but at the cost of landing both Dean and Castiel in Purgatory. Supernatural season eight premieres on The CW on Oct. 3 at 9pm.
The next of the upcoming premieres is “The Vampire Diaries.” The series enters its fourth season and a new chapter in the lives of the residents of Mystic Falls. Season three faced numerous trails mainly revolving around the threat of Klaus and his original family and the ongoing saga between Damon and Stefan Salvatore reaching epic heights over Elena Gilbert.
Also coming back for another season this fall is AMC’s The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead is the series adaption of the comic book under the same name. Season two followed the journey of Atlanta survivors in search of a group member’s missing daughter, which later lead them to a farm housing more survivors. Season Three premieres on Oct. 14 on AMC.
Rounding out the horror is the highly anticipated new season of American Horror Story. Unlike the aforementioned shows, “American Horror Story” caters to an adult audience with is themes and content. Season two will take place in an asylum featuring some actors of the previous season in different roles, such as Jessica Lange playing a sadistic who will playing a nun this time around. American Horror Story season two airs Oct. 17 on FX