Shock Theatre to Air on WDEF and TuffTV
The Infamous Shock Theatre will make it’s historic return to the airwaves on WDEF and TuffTV.
Chattanooga, TN. -- December 8, 2011 -- A haunted world featuring classic and contemporary horror films, hosted by the neurotic ghoul Dr. Shock and his devilishly lovely sidekick Nurse Goodbody. Joining them is the mischievous prankster puppet Dingbat and a new addition as puppet master, a “dream reaper,” known as The“Dirge.” The three exchange humorous banter and discuss facts drawn from “Night of the Living Dead:, presented by New Shock Theater .
The cast and crew of Shock Theatre has completed shooting and editing for a full 2 hour Shock Theatre presentation of “Night of the Living Dead.” 40 years after leaving the airwaves Shock Theatre will make it’s historic return to WDEF TV12 and TuffTV.
Shock Theatre has created a zombie apocalypse back story to augment their debut presentation of George Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead.” The program is due to air three separate times for WDEF TV12 and TuffTV. The first airing is scheduled for Saturday, December 17th at Midnight on TuffTV. Then get ready for an all Shock Theatre Christmas Night as Shock Theatre’s “Night of the Living Dead” airs twice on December 25th. The first airing will be at 9pm to 11pm on TuffTV, then at Midnight Shock Theatre returns to WDEF for an historic encore presentation.
Saturday, December 17th at 9pm to 11pm on TuffTV
Sunday, December 25th (Christmas Night) at 9pm to 11p,m on TuffTV
Sunday, December 25th (Christmas Night) at midnight (12am to 2am) on WDEF TV12
Jack Gray, who portrays Dr. Shock and is a lead producer for the program along with Johnny Stockman, goes on to say, “we’ve created a whole zombie apocalypse back story as a wrap around horror hosting package for “Night of the Living Dead.” It’s a full 2 hour program with skits, original music, movie facts, horror news and comes complete with an onboard sponsor Aretha Frankenstein’s Pancake Mix.
We’re so grateful that Jeff Brakebill from Aretha Frankestein’s has been an early supporter of the Shock Theatre project and we can think of no other product line more fitting than Aretha Frankenstein’s Pancake Mix.
This is the latest phase in an attempt by Gray and the cast and crew of Shock Theatre to have the infamous horror hosting program revamped and air on a a local station. “WDEF TV12 and TuffTV have really stepped up to the plate and given Shock Theatre a warm reception and we’re looking forward to the success of the first airing of Shock Theatre’s Night of the Living Dead” Gray says.