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Why is Channel Zero Season 5 Cancelled?


David Mudd

Channel Zero is one of the best American horror anthology television series. Are you in search of such series? If you are searching for such kind of TV series then no need to visit any other page.

Here is the solution to satisfy your thirst. In this article you will get to know each and every thing about the 5th Season of Channel Zero in depth. Initially, the series was aired in late 2016 and late 2017 with 6 episodes on Syfy.


The plotline of Channel Zero is completely based on popular creepypastas. Syfy renewed the 3rd and 4th Season of Channel Zero on 9th February, 2017.

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The 1st Season of the series is based on Kris Straub’s Candle Cove. Channel Zero premiered on 11th October, 2016. After the premiere of the 4th Season, all the fans (including me) are waiting for the next installment.

So, here is everything like the plotline, the casting characters, the upcoming date, the trailer and much more……….

Channel Zero Season 5

Channel Zero Season 5 is one of the best American horror anthology television series which is created by Nick Antosca, who is also a writer, show runner and executive producer of the series.

The stars are Paul Schneider and Fiona Shaw. Channel Zero Season 5 was directed by Craig William Macneil. The series based on Kris Straub’s story where man’s obsessive recollection is a children’s television program.

The 2nd Season of Channel Zero premiered on 20th September, 2017. Channel Zero Season 2 is based on Brian Russell’s and was directed by Steven Piet. On 7th February, 2018 the 3rd Season was aired. The director of the 3rd Season is Arkasha Stevenson. Then the next Season (4th) broadcasted between 26th October and 31st October, 2018 which is directed by E. L. Katz.

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Now the question is for the 5th Season……………..

Channel Zero Season 5: The Plotline

As Channel Zero is an anthology series, each and every season is based on a new storyline with different characters. In Channel Zero Season 1, a child psychologist investigates the murder case of 5 children. His brother is also a victim named Eddie. All the murders revolve around a puppet called Candle Cove.


The 2nd Season is adapted from creepypasta written by Brian Russell. In this, Margot Sleator, the protagonist visits a haunted house with her close friends. Here, the house is made of 6 rooms.

The story of 3rd Season is taken from a Reddit series called Search and Rescue Woods written by Kerry Hammond. So many disappearances happen in a town. Zoe and Alice Woods, 2 sisters are there to help him.

The 4th Season is based on I Found a Hidden Door in My Cellar. In this, an eerie door is found in the cellar of a house. Jillian and Tom Hodgson, both find themselves in a nightmare.

Now, turns for the 5th Season of Channel Zero. Therefore, Season 5 would be different but not explained yet.

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Cast/ Characters of Channel Zero Season 5

  • Brandon Scott as Luke Vanczyk
  • Marina Stephenson Kerr as Frances Booth
  • Abigail Pniowsky as Lily Painter
  • Diana Bentley as Edie Peach
  • Keenan Lehman as Alex Fry
  • Amy Forsyth as Margot Sleator
  • Rutger Hauer as Joseph Peach
  • Maria Sten as Jillian Hope Hodgson
  • Aisha Dee as Jules Koja
  • Holland Roden as Zoe Woods
  • Jeff Ward as Seth Marlowe
  • Olivia Luccardi as Alice Woods
  • Steven Robertson as Ian

These are the main characters of the show.

The Release Date of Channel Zero Season 5

The 4th Season of Channel Zero was premiered on 26th October, 2018 with 6 main episodes. As the next Season goes on, Syfy gave an official announcement for the cancellation of the show.


This official announcement was given by Nick Antosca who is the runner of the show. It is one of the disappointing news for the fans who are waiting for the 5th Season by heart.

Let’s now the reason of cancellation of Channel Zero after the 4th Season……….

Why the Show Has Been Cancelled?

The show has been cancelled just because of the lack of viewership. SYFY is not a popular channel so SYFY itself didn’t promote the show.

The Trailer of Channel Zero Season 5

As the series cancelled, there is no official trailer for the 5th Season. To refresh your memories here is the official trailer of Channel Zero season 4 that may give you feeling of happiness.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the seasons of Channel Zero connected with each other?

No, as the series is anthology so the seasons are not connected.

How many Channel Zero Seasons are there?

There are total 4 seasons.

Final Words

Channel Zero Season 5 is one of the best series but has been officially cancelled by SYFY due to lack of viewership. The story is based on an interesting fact.

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