Horror-themed channel does celebrity chats
Horror-themed broadband channel FearNet is getting into the celebrity chat biz.“Post Mortem With Mick Garris” features the creator behind the anthology “Masters of Horror” as he sits down with some of the genre’s top writers, producers and stars. The webisodes will debut in December on the network, which is distributed via on demand, online and mobile platforms. Segments, running five minutes, will include chats with John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Robert Englund and Tobe Hooper. Garris has hosted the local L.A. movie series “The Fantasy Film Festival.” “Post Mortem” reps the eighth original series to come from FearNet, which most recently bowed “Fear Clinic.” Jim Burns is exec producing “Post Mortem,” while Eric Spiegelman is producing. Jetpack Media is behind the show. “There is nobody in the business who can bring to our audience what Mick can: an unprecedented knowledge of the industry from the ground up, and a network of A-list colleagues,” said FearNet prexy Diane Robina.