** PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: JUNE 7 – 20 **
NEW SPECIAL SHOCK DOCS: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT EXPLORES THE TRUE STORY OF THE CONNECTICUT MURDER CASE WHERE DEMONIC FORCES WERE USED AS A DEFENSE AT TRIAL
Plus, New Episodes of WEB OF DARKNESS, HAUNTED HOSPITALS and UNEXPLAINED: CAUGHT ON CAMERA
SHOCK DOCS – THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT
TWO-HOUR SPECIAL – Begins Streaming Friday, June 11 on discovery+
Charged with a brutal murder, a Connecticut man claims his innocence insisting, “the devil made me do it.” For the first time in U.S. history, the existence of demonic forces is used as a defense at trial. SHOCK DOCS: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT examines the harrowing events leading up to the murder and the astonishing court case that followed. Getting to the very heart of evil and to where the actual terror lies, the family, aided by renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren, must do battle with overpowering demons. Based on the real-life inspiration for New Line Cinema’s upcoming horror film, “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,” this terrifying documentary dives into the true story with never-before-seen interviews with the family, the Warrens, the defendant’s lawyer and local police.
New Season, Now Streaming on discovery+
Each episode of HAUNTED HOSPITALS tells chilling tales of paranormal activity inside hospitals, nursing homes, morgues and medical institutions. Past patients suspended between this world and the next, departed medical professionals who insist on overseeing their wards long after death, spirits roaming corridors to signal unfinished business with their presence – these terrifying stories are told by the medical professionals and patients who experienced them. These are not random encounters, but part of paranormal patterns experienced by hospital staff all over the world. [Hour-long episodes]
“Reckless Thrills and Shadow Demon” – Begins Streaming Friday, June 11
A nurse and her friends get more than they bargained for when they seek thrills in an abandoned hospital on Halloween night. An ICU doctor employs a Catholic priest to banish a demonic entity from his life after years of terrifying encounters.
“The Woman in White, The Burnt Man and The Harbingers” – Begins Streaming Friday, June 18 An EMT arrives at a hospital for a routine patient transfer only to find her patient has ghostly company. A hospital pharmacy technician’s family is burdened with a dark entity for decades. During the COVID-19 crisis, a volunteer is faced with the presence of death and spirits at every turn.
WEB OF DARKNESS
New Series, Now Streaming on discovery+
Deep beneath the outer layers of the internet is a web of darkness inhabited by the unexplained and the unnerving. Inspired by true events and the internet’s scariest stories, WEB OF DARKNESS is a spine-chilling anthology series that brings these terrifying tales to life to thrill, chill and feed the need for supernatural delights. Each episode features five stranger-than-fiction accounts of monsters, aliens and encounters from beyond. [Hour-long episodes]
“Scared Sick, The Dark Witch and Happily Never After” – Begins Streaming Saturday, June 12
A writer is tormented by long-dead patients at an abandoned hospital. A young girl finds herself trapped in a dark fairy tale about a bloodthirsty witch. A man can’t shake the feeling that his girlfriend’s dead ex is trying to kill him.
“Skeletons in the Closet, Newborn Alien and Tattoo From Hell” – Begins Streaming Saturday, June 19
A man awakens vengeful spirits when he renovates a remote cabin in the woods. Aliens terrorize a pregnant woman in a park. A tattoo artist unleashes hell when he inks the image of a powerful demon on himself.
UNEXPLAINED: CAUGHT ON CAMERA
New Season, Now Streaming on discovery+
With people the world over using cell phones, CCTV and dashcams, more paranormal phenomena are being captured than ever before. In this series, viewers will hear firsthand from those who recorded the remarkable footage and meet experts who will attempt to explain the – often terrifying – unexplainable. [Hour-long episodes]
“A Haunting in Houston and Terrifying Toys” – Begins Streaming Sunday, June 13
A haunted house in Texas has a chilling twist. An eerie escape room gives players a fright in the United Kingdom. Paranormal investigators in Florida communicate with the dead through a creepy doll.
“Things Go Bump in the Night, Skeletons in the Closet and Shadow Figures” – Begins Streaming Sunday, June 20
A Michigan man reveals his extraordinary ability to control the dead. Paranormal investigators have a supernatural standoff in a haunted mansion. A woman is terrified to discover she has a ghostly guest in Canada.
TRAVEL CHANNEL PREMIERES
The programs below will premiere on Travel Channel as follows:
NOSTRADAMUS: END OF DAYS (Season 1)
New Episodes: Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel
Episode: “Waters Rising” – Monday, June 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode: “Volcanic Ruin” – Monday, June 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAMERA (Season 4)
New Episodes: Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel
Episode: “Louisville Dog Senses a Poltergeist and More” – Thursday, June 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Episode: “Greek Ghost and More” – Thursday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
KINDRED SPIRITS (Season 5)
New Episodes: Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel
Episode: “Dead Stop” – Saturday, June 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Episode: “Sea Witch” – Saturday, June 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
EXPEDITION BIGFOOT (Season 2)
New Episodes: Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel
Episode: “Lake Fear” – Sunday, June 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Season Finale: “Closer Than Ever” – Sunday, June 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Special Episode: “New Discoveries” – Sunday, June 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT