What’s On Tonight: Syfy takes a stab at horror anthologies with a new series

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Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Tuesday, October 11. All times are Eastern.

Top picks

Channel Zero: Candle Cove (Syfy, 9 p.m.): We’re just 20 days from Halloween, so expect a lot of spooky recommendations (and the odd scary name-pun here and there) in the upcoming Tuesday editions of What’s On Tonight. First up is Syfy’s horror nutso-looking anthology series, Channel Zero. Taking a note from American Horror Story, each season will focus on a different arc, with the first six episodes adapting Kris Straub’s creepypasta, Candle Cove. We know what you’re thinking, and no, Kris Straub isn’t related to horror novelist Peter Straub. Let’s hope Emily “Hell” Stephens knows that before diving in for a pre-air review.

Black Market: Dispatches (Viceland, 10 p.m.): On the latest episode of Viceland’s breakout series, the real-life subjects ...