Sleepy Hollow is an American supernatural drama television series that premiered on Fox on September 16, 2013, that airs on Mondays at 9:00 pm ET. The series is considered a "modern-day retelling" of the 1820 short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving.
The pilot episode was filmed in Gastonia, Salisbury, and Charlotte. The rest of the first season was filmed in Wilmington. Filming began in early July 2013. Aerial footage is filmed over the actual Village of Sleepy Hollow and the surrounding Tappan Zee region of New York.