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Lee Pace Hosts New Horror Anthology Podcast ‘Darkest Night’ on Shudder

The series stars Denis O'Hare ("American Horror Story"), Missi Pyle ("The Artist"), RuPaul and more.

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Lee Pace in “Halt and Catch Fire”

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AMC Networks’ horror streaming service Shudder, in partnership with podcast network The Paragon Collective, debuts “Darkest Night,” a new weekly horror anthology series narrated by renowned actor Lee Pace and written by Chris Bloodworth. The series features performances from actors like Denis O’Hare (“American Horror Story”), Missi Pyle (“The Artist”), RuPaul (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”), Michelle Visage, Ricky Dillon, KC Wayland, Johnny Ferro, Callie Schuttera, Miguel Lopez and more.

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Each episode of “Darkest Night” will place the listener in a recovered memory of the recently deceased, which slowly reveals a horrifying master plan. Recorded binaurally with cutting-edge technology, “Darkest Night” promises a fully immersive audio experience with sound quality that brings the entire narrative to life for a rich 360-degree, virtual reality effect when listening with headphones. 

Shudder is a premium streaming video service that serves both the casual and hardcore fans of horror and suspenseful entertainment. The service offers new premieres and exclusives every month, with a wide library ranging from cult grindhouse classics to Hollywood blockbusters. This month, Shudder is hosting a “horror essentials” collection for those new to horror, or those looking for the best films to stream for the season. Additionally, Shudder recently acquired the three-part French mini-series “Beyond the Walls,” which premiered October 20.

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The first two episodes of the hour-long podcast are currently available with a free trial subscription to Shudder or on iTunes. Shudder has also exclusively premiered a third episode ad-free on their site. Subsequent episodes will be released a week in advance exclusively on Shudder and will feature premium uncompressed audio quality.

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