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What to Watch on Wednesday: Dark and twisted ‘Tell Me A Story’ hits CBS All Access

(L-R): Michael Raymond-James as Mitch, Paul Wesley as Eddie and Dorian Missick as Sam in the new CBS All Access series “Tell Me A Story.”
(L-R): Michael Raymond-James as Mitch, Paul Wesley as Eddie and Dorian Missick as Sam in the new CBS All Access series “Tell Me A Story.” CBS Interactive

Tell Me A Story (CBS All Access) - This new series from New Bern’s own Kevin Williamson, available only on CBS’ streaming site, takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. It’s set in modern-day New York City, and the first season will interweave “The Three Little Pigs,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Hansel and Gretel” into an epic and subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder. Williamson is best known for his TV series “Dawson’s Creek,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Scream” and “The Following,” and the horror film “I Know What You Did Last Summer.” Tonight’s premiere episode is a twist on the “Three Little Pigs” story. Subsequent episodes land each Thursday. Here’s all the info you need on how to watch “Tell Me A Story,” including how much it costs for CBS All Access and the platforms you can use to play it.

Halloween Marathon (AMC) — It’s the last day of AMC’s 3-day marathon of all of the “Halloween” movies. It features the 1978 John Carpenter original classic starring Jamie Lee Curtis, about the escaped maniac Michael Myers, who returns to his Illinois hometown to continue this bloody rampage. The marathon appears to include all of the sequels and even the 2007 remake starring Malcolm McDowell.

Ghost Adventures Live (8 p.m., Travel) - A four-hour live investigation inside Zak Bagans’ Las Vegas Haunted Museum involves the regular crew and special guests investigating the museum and its hundreds of haunted objects (some of which are so frightening they can’t be touched).

Sinking Cities (10 p.m., PBS / UNC-TV) - In the first episode of this new series engineers and urban planners look at New York and how the city, with 520 miles of shoreline and no coastal protection, might defend itself against rising seas and storms.

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