Officially streaming for the first time in the United States on Shudder is the infamous BBC faux documentary, Ghostwatch. For those not familiar with Ghostwatch, it was presented to viewers as part of a BBC anthology series called Screen One
as a legitimate live investigation of the paranormal.
Press Release: Today, Shudder, the premium thriller, horror, and supernatural streaming service backed by AMC Networks, releases the BBC’s infamous faux-paranormal documentary Ghostwatch for the first time ever in the United States.
Produced as a part of the BBC anthology series Screen One
, it was presented as a live television investigation of paranormal activity, not as a scripted TV movie. It was banned after the premiere because of disturbed viewers making an estimated 30,000 panicked calls to the BBC switchboard in a single hour. Ghostwatch was never re-aired on UK television, it never aired in the United States, and has never been