This coming Friday the 13th (March 13th, 2020, if you’re boring), you’ll want to dig out your cable boxes and don your hockey masks, because SYFY channel has a special day planned in honor of one of the most iconic slasher franchises of all time. This Friday marks 40 years of summer camp terror with the Friday the 13th franchise, and for his bloody anniversary, Jason Voorhees will control the screen for a full 24 hours, starting at the stroke of midnight.
The Friday the 13th SYFY marathon will feature the first eight movies in the original franchise. After 6pm (timezone not listed, but we assume EDT), things get extra special, as SYFY will fill the airwaves with the “Camp Crystal Lake Public Access Channel.” in-world commercials, camp counselor recruitment videos, and PSAs will create a unique immersive experience that any Friday the 13th fan would adore. This segment of the marathon will also feature SYFY WIRE’s Whitney Moore, Juan Cadavid, and Matt Romano in between the films, sharing favorite movie moments and geeking out over all things Friday the 13th.
In an age of on-demand streaming and digital downloads, this SYFY channel Friday the 13th marathon may be just the thing to make you glad you held out on ditching your cable company. Make sure to grab some trail mix and marshmallows and settle in for an entire day of good old fashioned gory entertainment!