"I’m calling it a dark docudrama-Twilight Zone," horror icon Robert Englund tells EW, who today premiered the official trailer for Travel Channel's upcoming series "True Terror with Robert Englund."
In each episode, Englund will narrate a trilogy of "true" and chilling tales from America's past. Of course, everything will be re-enacted, much like they were in "Unsolved Mysteries," but we're sure to be treated to all sorts paranormal happenings, extraterrestrial experiences and monster encounters.
The six-part series begins on Wednesday, March 18th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
You can watch the trailer and find more info below.
Hidden away in the dark shadows of our nation’s history are tales so terrifying, they must be true. Now, veteran actor and legendary horror movie icon Robert Englund scours news reports of yesteryear to bring viewers twisted tales ripped straight from the headlines in "True Terror with Robert Englund."
In each episode, Englund uses his ominous tones and creepy charisma to masterfully weave together a trilogy of spine-tingling tales, guided by newspaper accounts and layered with commentary from historians and experts that prove that truth is always stranger than fiction. From flying monsters to creatures in the night, to evil possessions and hauntings, these twisted tales will leave viewers wishing the stories really were only in their dreams.
The premiere episode, "Twisted Relationships," begins with a North Carolina storekeeper who is tormented by a prophetic countdown to his doom. Did he will his own fate, or was there a higher power at play? Then, a New Orleans teenager finds himself literally trapped inside a waking nightmare, unable to save himself from his horrific fate. Finally, an Atlanta police station becomes a battleground for a killer … and a vengeful spirit.
Other stories this season include: a mechanical marvel that torments its owner; a shadowy serial killer known as "The Axeman" authors a letter that ignites panic; a farmer battles a devilish curse; a greedy undertaker defiles the dead – then faces their wrath; a future president enters a savage beast’s den; a family is stalked by a mythical creature; and many more haunting stories you have to see to believe.