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‘Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block’: Inside the Making of an Experimental and Insane Season Finale

‘Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block’: Inside the Making of an Experimental and Insane Season Finale

[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for the “Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block” finale, “Sacrifice Zone.”]

For 99 percent of other shows on TV, the main character ripping out a student loan collector’s throat would certainly be the most memorable part of an entire season. For “Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block,” it’s just another thread in a shocking season finale that brought together every single element from the previous five episodes.

Channel Zero” creator Nick Antosca explained in an interview with IndieWire that Alice’s attack on the guy behind those persistent phone calls was an example of another “Butcher’s Block” setpiece that uses a practical setup for maximum effect.

“It’s always delightful when that stuff works and you don’t even have to clean it up in VFX. There’s not even a CGI touch-up there,” Antosca said. “It’s just Adam Hurtig, the loan collector, wearing a thing on his neck and her biting it off. That’s one of my favorite moments in the show,

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