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THE DICK CAVETT SHOW, SUMMER OF FEAR, AND MORE

STREAMING ON SHOUT! FACTORY TV JULY 1

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This July, summer heats up with a plethora of new programming on Shout! Factory TV that is sure to beat those binge cravings.

Shout! Factory TV has opened up the vault to a library of 2,500 hours from The Dick Cavett Show, which ran for five decades on multiple television networks. Each month, we’ll be releasing a new collection. We start in July with the release of the rock icons collection. See the renowned host interview legendary artists including David Bowie, Janis Joplin, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, and many more!

For you horror fans, Shout! Factory TV is unveiling Summer of Fear, a fright fest sure to please! A collection of classic horror films debut this month, featuring Body Bags, Day of the Dead, Night of the Demons, Q: The Winged Serpent, The Final Terror and many more. Shout! Factory TV grants an insider’s insight into these films with the premiere of audio commentaries on the streaming service. This month, directors John Carpenter, George A. Romero, Kevin Tenney, and many more actors, writers and directors of your favorite horror classics comment on the films that impacted their careers.

Discover, experience and binge-watch thousands of hours of culture-defining entertainment for free on Shout! Factory TV by visiting ShoutFactoryTV.com on your desktop or through a mobile browser.  Download the Shout! Factory TV app on Roku to watch through your television set.

 

THE DICK CAVETT SHOW: ROCK ICONS

The Dick Cavett Show gave the Woodstock generation a reason to stay up late. Joining the late-night talk show circuit in 1969, Dick Cavett’s show changed broadcasting standards. Cavett’s wit alongside his star-studded guest stars drew audiences in daily, tuning in to see what notable figures appeared and what they had to say about modern day issues. The Dick Cavett Show also became the late-night home of rock ‘n’ roll with a guest list that reads like a who’s who of the era’s top performers.

Shout! Factory TV proudly presents the kickoff to a monthly themed series of The Dick Cavett Show episodes, curated for fans of rock icons, comic legends, and many more groupings of entertainment’s finest subjects. This July, Shout! Factory TV is streaming a collection of fifteen episodes (from 1969-1974) featuring rock icons David Bowie, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, and many more music legends. In addition, never-before -released episodes debut on Shout! TV, featuring a two part Billy Joel interview.

 

SUMMER OF FEAR

Body Bags (with commentary)

(Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Stacy Keach)

Two Masters of Horror – John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) and Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Lifeforce) – come together to create a chilling anthology of terror.

Young college student Anne (Alex Datcher) working the late shift at “The Gas Station” while a killer is on the loose. Then, middle-aged business man Richard Coberts (Stacy Keach) can’t stand the thought of losing his “Hair” and he’ll do anything to keep it. And finally, Brent Matthews

(Mark Hamill), a baseball player submits to an “Eye” transplant after he loses an eye in a car accident. After going through the revolutionary eye surgery, he ends up getting more than just his eye sight back.  Audio commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Robert Carradine on “The Gas Station,” director John Carpenter and actor Stacy Keach on “Hair”, and producers Sandy King and Justin Beahm on “Eye”.

Day of the Dead (with commentary)

(Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato)

In this the third film in the continuing saga of the undead from writer/director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, Survival of the Dead), a small group of scientists and soldiers have taken refuge in an underground missile silo where they struggle to control the flesh-eating horror that walks the earth above. But will the final battle for the future of the human race be fought among the living or have they forever unleashed the hunger of the dead? Audio commentary with writer/director George A. Romero, special make-up effects artist Tom Savini, production designer Cletus Anderson and actress Lori Cardille.

Night of the Demons (with commentary)

(Cathy Podewell, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins)

It’s Halloween night and Angela is throwing a party…but this is no ordinary Halloween party. Everybody’s headed to Hull House, a deserted funeral home, formerly the home of a mass murderer. But when the partygoers decide to have a séance, they awaken something evil…and these party crashers have a thirst for blood. Now it’s a battle for who can survive the night in Hull House. Audio commentary with director Kevin Tenney and actors Cathy Podewell, Hal Havins, Billy Gallo and FX artist Steve Johnson.

Q: The Winged Serpent (with commentary)

(David Carradine, Michael Moriarity, Candy Clark)
Its name is Quetzalcoatl, a dragon-like Aztec god that is summoned to modern-day Manhattan by a mysterious cult. But just call it “Q”…because that is all you’ll be able to say before it tears you apart! Roosting within the top of the Chrysler Building, this fearsome monster begins raining blood – from the bodies of window washers, construction workers and rooftop sunbathers alike – onto the streets of New York! Audio commentary with writer/producer/director Larry Cohen.

The Final Terror (with commentary)

(John Friedrich, Adrian Zmed, Ernest Harden Jr.)

A group of young campers out for what they hope will be a fun-filled weekend find their plans spoiled by a disguised, merciless killer who stalks the forest in search of new victims. Soon they are caught in a terrifying web of bloodshed and murder. It is up to the remaining few to defend themselves and put an end to the terror-filled weekend.

Audio commentary with director Andrew Davis.

Sleepaway Camp

(Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields)

After a terrible boating accident killed her family, shy Angela Baker went to live with her eccentric Aunt Martha and her cousin Ricky. This summer, Martha decides to send them both to Camp Arawak, a place to enjoy the great outdoors. Shortly after their arrival, a series of bizarre and violent “accidents” begin to claim the lives of various campers. Has a dark secret returned from the camp’s past…or will an unspeakable horror end the Summer season for all?

From its grisly makeup effects to the truly shocking, and unforgettable, climax, Sleepaway Camp is no ordinary slasher film…it’s a cult classic!

Witchboard

(Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols)

It’s called a Ouija Board and it’s been used for thousands of years to communicate with the souls of the afterworld. For beautiful Linda Brewster (Tawny Kitaen), it brings the playful ghost of a dead ten-year-old boy. But when the friendly spirit develops a sudden taste for violent murder and demonic possession, Linda’s boyfriend (Todd Allen) and her former lover (Stephen Nichols) must race to destroy the ferocious portal of the damned.

Steve Niles’ Remains

(Grant Bowler, Evalena Marie, Tawny Cypress)

Based on the highly acclaimed IDW Publishing graphic novel written by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Steve Niles’ Remains is set in a chilling postapocalyptic Reno, Nevada, and follows the survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world’s population to zombies. The group takes refuge in a vacant casino and fights a losing battle against the undead, who grow steadily stronger, smarter and more aggressive by the minute.

Dead Shadows

(Fabian Wolfrom, Gilles Barret, Laurie Cholewa)

Eleven years ago on the night of Halley’s Comet crossing, Chris’ parents were brutally killed. With a new comet appearing, everyone in Chris’ building is celebrating the event, partaking in the festivities. As the night falls, Chris starts to discover that people are acting strange – and it seems to somehow be connected to the comet. People are becoming disoriented and violent and it doesn’t take long before they start mutating into something from beyond this world. In a fight for survival, Chris has to try to escape from his building with the help from some other tenants – but will they make it out alive?

House in the Alley

(Veronica Ngo, Son Bao Tran, Van Hai Bui)

Boasting a large cult following overseas and a film festivals favorite, HOUSE IN THE ALLEY is a gripping haunted house thriller that exposes the weaknesses of the human psyche and deftly combines suspense, horror and emotional dramas.

A young couple, settling into their new life in their spacious home, lose their newborn to a miscarriage. After the tragedy, Thao is inconsolable and won’t let her baby’s body leave the house. She soon begins suffering from terrifying visions and she slowly begins to lose her sanity. Her husband, Thanh, soon begins experiencing strange things around their home and when his wife turns on him, he must race to uncover the secrets of the house in the alley before they both lose their sanity…and their lives.

 

GERRY ANDERSON’S SUPERCAR

(Featuring 6 hand-picked episodes)

Fasten your seatbelts and climb into the Mercury-manned machine of the future with the release of Supercar on Shout! Factory TV. All month long, fans can stream six hand-selected episodes of the Gerry Anderson classic series.

On land, sea, or in the air, you’ve never seen anything like Supercar! Piloted by the intrepid Mike Mercury, the ultimate all-terrain vehicle Supercar races from its base of operations in the Nevada desert in search of action and adventure. With the assistance of his young sidekick Jimmy and eccentric geniuses Dr. Horatio Beaker and Professor Rudolph Popkiss, Mercury travels the world to protect the innocent and bring the guilty-including his greatest foe, the fiendish Masterspy- to justice.

An early Supermarionation production from the legendary Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, Supercar set the stage for the Anderson’s later triumphs, including Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, and Thunderbirds. Like all of the Anderson’s creations, the groundbreaking Supercar sparked the imaginations of generations of children and continues to fascinate audiences to this day.

 

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000

This July, Shout! Factory TV presents two classic MST3K episodes available exclusively month-long!

Multiple Emmy®-nominated and Peabody Award-winning Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) is a true cult classic. Its high-camp rendition of B-movies from every genre to the small screen makes it one of the most memorable pop culture shows of our time. Brimming with laugh-out-loud commentaries from caustically hilarious space travelers Joel Robinson, Mike Nelson and their robot pals Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo, MST3K was a genuine phenomenon. Its popularity spawned an MST3K fan following that numbers over hundreds of thousands of fans world-wide.

MST3K: Crash of the Moons [EXCLUSIVE]

Two inhabited moons are doomed to collide with one another — unless they get the help of United Worlds space ranger Rocky Jones and his trusted navigator Winky! The only thing standing in Rocky’s way is Queen Cleolanta, a suspicious empress with plans of her own. Join Joel and the ’bots aboard the Satellite of Love as they celebrate the adventures of Rocky Jones — and the life of Hogan’s Heroes’ John Banner — with their own rendition of the “The Gypsy Moons,” riffs aplenty and, of course, Banner-grams!

MST3K: Star Force: Fugitive Alien 2 [EXCLUSIVE]

In Fugitive Alien, our hero Ken was pursued as a traitor by his own race because he refused to kill humans; Star Force: Fugitive Alien II continues the story of Captain Joe, reformed interstellar marauder Ken and the rest of the crew of the Bacchus-3 as they set off to destroy an alien race’s super-weapon.

 

ULTRA SERIES BLOCK

Ultraman fans rejoice! This Julu, Shout! Factory TV premieres Ultra Q, featuring original kaiju monsters Kairyuh, Gorath, Sudar and more. Also streaming this month is Ultra Seven, where our superhero from M-78 protects Earth from extraterrestrial threats.

ULTRA Q: THE COMPLETE SERIES

“For the next 30 minutes, your eyes will leave your body and arrive in this strange moment in time…” In the world of Ultra Q, the very fabric of nature is warped into a state of unbalance, and all manner of strange phenomenon, and unearthly creatures, threaten the very future of mankind! On the scene are a world-renown scientist and his young friends—a girl photojournalist, an aviator, and his co-pilot—who investigate these supernatural menaces. When sheer military might is futile, the intrepid trio comes to the rescue, armed solely with their ingenuity, and scientific prowess, to quell these malevolent forces and restore the balance of nature.

The precursor to Ultraman, Ultra Q is a seminal science-fantasy television series in the monstrous mold of The Outer Limits and The X Files, which is deeply ingrained in the psyche of Japanese pop culture as The Twilight Zone is to America. Eiji Tsuburaya, the visual effects wizard behind Godzilla, Rodan, and Mothra, creates a spectacular cavalcade of bizarre beasts and mass mayhem in each and every episode of this wildly popular series. Never before broadcast in the North America, Ultra Q stars Kenji Sahara (Rodan), Hiroko Sakurai (Ultraman), Yasuhiko Saijo (Destroy All Monsters), and now all 28 episodes are available on Shout! Factory TV

ULTRA SEVEN: THE COMPLETE SERIES

The Earth is in danger! Even now, fiendish hands are stretching out from the distant stars to seize the world…From their massive underground complex near Mt. Fuji, the Ultra Guard, an elite unit of the Terrestrial Defense Force, equipped with a squadron of Ultra Hawks, stands vigilant as our decisive first-line to combat the myriad of alien aggressors, who threaten the very existence of our planet. But, unbeknownst to his fellow teammates, Dan Moroboshi, is secretly an extraterrestrial aiding them in their fight to preserve the future of humanity — considered the “7th member” of the Ultra Guard — better known as “Ultra Seven!”

Produced by the creative team behind Ultraman, Ultra Seven is the third entry in the “Ultra Series,” and is arguably the best of the long-running franchise, with its emphasis on science fiction and themes touching on subjects ranging from the cruelty of war to social and racial injustices in the grand tradition of Star Trek and The Outer Limits. Plus, Ultra Seven features the colossal monsters and spectacular visual effects viewers expect from the men who brought Godzilla to life! All 48 episodes complete and uncut, come to Shout! Factory TV to fill out an Ultra block sure to please!

 

STELLA: LIVE IN BOSTON

(Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain)

Critically acclaimed comedy trio Stella began their success with a long-running nightclub show and viral internet shorts. This STELLA performance captures their signature uncensored humor, and the ability to blend smart with the absurd that continues to be synonymous to Black, Showalter, and Wain. Collaborating for over twenty years, the trio returns in the Wain directed Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp launching on Netflix on July 31, 2015. Written by Wain and Showalter, the eight episode series is a prequel to the 2001 film starring the original cast.

 

INSOMNIA

(Stellan Skarsgard, Maria Mathiesen, Sverre Anker)

In a Norwegian city with a 24-hour daylight cycle, a Swedish murder investigator has been brought in on a special case. Sleep deprived, he makes a horrible mistake which is discovered by the killer he has been hunting.

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