Halloween TV is here!
The big week is apon us! A full list of Trick's and Treats for us this week!
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Marathon – Oct. 26 beginning at 12pm on FXX. FXX airs all 24 Treehouse of Horror Halloween special episodes of The Simpsons in a marathon today, featuring plenty of The Twilight Zone parodies, and lots of alien invasions by Kang and Kodos. Themed Treehouse of Horror mini-marathons will air from 8pm-11pm Oct. 27-30 on FXX.
The Dorm – Oct. 26 at 8pm on MTV. The Dorm is an original horror movie that centers on Vivian, an awkward college freshman who undergoes a transformation into a flawless, seductive beauty at the hands of her new dorm mates. When she begins questioning her friends’ motives, Vivian uncovers an unimaginable evil lurking in the halls. Alexis Knapp, Cassie Steele, Max Lloyd Jones, Jake Crocker and Rami Kahlo star.
Beastly Nights – Oct. 26-30 on Animal Planet. Animal Planet’s first-ever “Beastly Nights” programming stunt features five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage. Notable premieres include Monsters Behind the Iron Curtain (Oct. 26, 9pm), The Hunt for Hogzilla (Oct. 27, 8pm) and Blood Lake: The Lost Footage (Oct. 30, 11pm).
Halloween Wars: “Haunted Carnival” – Oct. 26 at 9pm on Food Network. Horror actor Lew Temple (The Walking Dead) guest-judges tonight’s Halloween Wars finale, in which the two remaining teams of food-centric artists must create displays that capture the terrifying fun of a haunted carnival.
Curious George: “A Halloween Boo Fest” – Oct. 27 and 31 on PBS (check local listings for time). It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin – a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first, George needs to figure out what he’s going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. Will George’s quest for the perfect costume interfere with his quest for the truth?
The Chew – Oct. 27-31 at 1pm on ABC. This week features Halloween-themed segments, including Carla hall and Clinton Kelly’s Haunted House experience; a visit to DeBrito Chocolate Factory in California, with their gourmet caramel apples; and the Secret Jack-O-Lantern is passed around, where the hosts will secretly assign each other the costumes they will wear on Oct. 31.
Kirby Buckets: “Flice of the Living Dead” – Oct. 27 at 7:30pm on Disney XD. Kirby and his friends are excited that they’re finally old enough to attend the annual “Forest Hills Ninth Annual Fright Night Film Festival.” However, when their biology teacher accidentally breaks open a container of Forest Hills Super Flice, the principal quarantines Kirby’s class within the school, ruining their chance to go. Meanwhile, Dawn and Belinda are psyched to be invited to a Halloween party at the house of one of the coolest boys in school, Evan.
Dancing With the Stars – Oct. 27 at 8pm on ABC. DWTS will treat viewers to an exciting Halloween-themed episode filled with thrilling performances from the remaining eight couples. Each pair will light up the ballroom floor with spectacular costumes vying for a wickedly perfect score.
Rewrapped: “Jelly Belly Candy Corn” – Oct. 27 at 8:30pm on Food Network. It’s Halloween’s favorite friend, the Candy Corn. In the first round, chefs must use all their culinary tricks to Recreate this spook-tacular treat. Those who survive the Recreate Round move on to the Innovate Round, where they must incorporate the Candy Corn in an original dish. Will their Innovations be ghoulish or de-lish?
Scorpion: “True Colors” – Oct. 27 at 9pm on CBS. Team Scorpion must pass a mandated psych evaluation or face being disbanded after they’re accused of destroying a priceless work of art in an attempt to protect an art exhibit. Meanwhile, Paige enlists the help of the team when Ralph is reluctant to go to his school’s Halloween party.
South Park: Goth Kids – Oct. 27 from 9:30pm-11pm on Comedy Central. Prepare for Halloween with the ones who know darkness best: the Goth Kids.
Duck Dynasty: “Quack O’Lanterns” – Oct. 27 at 11:32pm & Oct. 29 at 10:01pm on A&E. The Robertsons host a Halloween event at Duck Commander, where they all come together to transform the warehouse into a “scarehouse.” Everyone dresses up and Willie desperately tries to be the scariest, but none of the kids are afraid of him. The youngest grandkids help Kay make treats while Phil puts his own twist on Halloween decorating by making a jack-o-lantern with a shotgun.
General Hospital – Oct. 28 at 2pm/1pm PT on ABC. The kids in Port Charles celebrate Beggars Night, a regional holiday that falls on Halloween Eve.
Adventure Time: “Ghost Fly” – Oct. 28 at 6pm on Cartoon Network. Jake and the tree house are haunted by a vengeful specter.
Uncle Grandpa: “Haunted RV” – Oct. 28 at 6:15pm on Cartoon Network. Tiny Miracle allows the gang to take advantage of his generosity at the expense of his own health.
The Great Halloween Fright Fight – Oct. 28 at 8pm on ABC. Families showcase their impressive Halloween-decorated houses, or “haunts,” in hopes of winning a $50,000 prize. Designers Sabrina Soto and Michael Moloney serve as judges in this spinoff of The Great Christmas Light Fight.
Horror Anthologies – Oct. 28 at 8pm on TCM. TCM airs horror anthology films, including Dead of Night (1945) and Kwaidan (1965).
NCIS: New Orleans: “Master of Horror” – Oct. 28 at 9pm on CBS. With New Orleans decorated for Halloween, the NCIS team investigates the murder of a Naval Staff Judge Advocate found in a cemetery dressed in a Victorian costume with vampiric puncture wounds on her neck. Meanwhile, the team debates what Halloween night activity and costumes would be best.
Marry Me: “Scary Me” – Oct. 28 at 9pm on NBC. Annie and Jake plan a haunted house in their apartment for the kids in their building but their plans run afoul of a super-mom Julie (guest star Jessica St. Clair). Dennah plans to make a big splash at an exclusive party in a very skimpy costume. Meanwhile, Gil and Kay go trick-or-treating and use the opportunity to spy incognito on Gil’s ex-wife.
About a Boy: “About a Will-O-Ween” – Oct. 28 at 9:30pm on NBC. Will throws his annual Halloween bash, much to the dismay of Fiona and Marcus, who consider it one of their least favorite holidays. Despite the fact that Fiona believes Will has other motives for throwing the party, she ends up meeting Sean (guest star Humphrey Ker) there and reveals a whole new side of herself. After a few mishaps at the party, Will shows Marcus the joys of Halloween.
“Ozzmania” on The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands – Oct. 28 at 10pm on AXS TV. On a special Halloween-themed broadcast of “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” Ozzmania: a Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath takes the stage live to pay tribute to the music and horrified stylings of Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath.
Regular Show: “Terror Tales of the Park IV” – Oct. 29 at 6pm on Cartoon Network. The park guys try to keep Muscle Man awake with scary stories on a long drive so that they can met his mom.
The Middle: “Halloween V” – Oct. 29 at 8pm on ABC. It’s Halloween night, and Frankie and Mike are stunned – and a bit scared — to learn that Brick has invited a girl over to the house just to hang with him. Meanwhile, to help supplement her college fund, Sue attempts to put together a pumpkin patch screening of the animated classic, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” and Axl reluctantly goes to the library to write a history paper and ironically gets locked inside after staying past closing hours.
South Park Halloween episodes – Oct. 29 at 8pm on Comedy Central. Episodes include “Hell on Earth 2006,” “Night of the Living Homeless” and “A Nightmare on FaceTime.”
.The Recline: “Rare Scares” – Oct. 29 at 8pm on Sony Movie Channel. The rarely screened horror films The Brotherhood of Satan (1971) and See No Evil (1971).
The Goldbergs: “Family Takes Care of Beverly” – Oct. 29 at 8:30pm on ABC. When Pops accidentally starts a fire in his apartment during a Halloween party, he’s evicted and Beverly invites him to move into the Goldbergs’ home. Pops’ wild lifestyle is soon too much for the family to handle and they decide to look into other options. Meanwhile, Barry stops Erica from eating Pop Rocks candy with soda, since according to urban legend, the combination would kill her. Since he “saves” her, Barry wants something in return from Erica.
Modern Family: “Halloween 3: AwesomeLand” – Oct. 29 at 9pm on ABC. Even though Halloween is Claire’s holiday, she allows Phil to take over this year so instead of her usual fright-fest theme, he decides to turn the house into AwesomeLand. Gloria picks out Princess Fiona and Shrek costumes for her and Jay, but Jay decides he wants to be Prince Charming complete with a full head of gorgeous hair, and with the hair comes a new sense of confidence. Elsewhere, Cameron gets overwhelmed by the day’s activities and Mitchell has closing arguments for a huge case, and it doesn’t help that the stenographer is dressed like a spider.
Criminal Minds: “Boxed In” – Oct. 29 at 9pm on CBS. When a young boy who went missing in San Diego on Halloween suddenly reappears one year later, the BAU must work fast when another trick-or-treater disappears under similar circumstances. Series star Thomas Gibson directed the episode, and his son, Travis, guest-stars.
Ghost Hunters: “Phantoms of the Opera” – Oct. 29 at 9pm on Syfy. On this special Halloween episode, TAPS travels to Ohio to investigate the Cincinnati Music Hall, a building where the hauntings are as frequent as the performances. What lies beneath this historic structure could help the team uncover the basis for paranormal activity.
black-ish: “The Prank King” – Oct. 29 at 9:31pm on ABC. Dre fears his holiday fun will be ruined when the older kids balk at the glorious Johnson Halloween tradition of seeing who can pull the most outlandish pranks on each other.
American Horror Story: Freak Show: “Edward Mordrake, Pt. 2″ – Oct. 29 at 10pm on FX.Edward Mordrake continues his search for a Freak to add to his ghostly coterie. Elsa tells the grisly story of her days in Germany. Jimmy and Maggie have a run-in with the Twisted Clown.
The Bold and the Beautiful – Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 at 1:30pm/12:30pm PT on CBS. During these Halloween-themed episodes, series regulars Scott Clifton (Liam) and Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy) embark on a new romance while attending the annual Halloween party at Bikini Beach. Series regular Lawrence Saint Victor (Carter) and costume clad Big Brother 16 fan favorite Donny Thompson will also be there to celebrate the holiday. In addition, Season 16 Houseguests Amber Borzotra, Cody Calafiore, Nicole Franzel, Zach Rance, Caleb Reynolds, Devin Shepard, Hayden Voss and past Big Brother favorites Jordan Lloyd, Rachel Reilly, Jeff Schroeder, Elissa Slater and Brendon Villegas will appear.
Throughout the Halloween-themed shows, “Big Brother” fan favorite Donny will make multiple costume changes in an homage to the running story of his fellow Houseguests attempting to guess what his real occupation was during the past season of “Big Brother.”
Teen Titans Go!: “Halloween” – Oct. 30 at 6pm on Cartoon Network. Raven tries to put the spirit of Halloween back into the holiday.
The Amazing World of Gumball: “The Mirror” – Oct. 30 at 6:15pm on Cartoon Network. When Gumball refuses to forward a scare email, the curse becomes all too real. Gumball receives a scare email from a freaky ghost and decides to ignore it, despite Darwin’s advice. He refuses to admit it, but the curse starts to come true and his whole family gets dragged into another dimension. Gumball and Darwin, with help from Carrie, set out to save their family.
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown/You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown – Oct. 30 at 8pm on ABC. The classic animated Halloween-themed PEANUTS special is repeated, along with a bonus PEANUTS cartoon, “You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown,” in which Linus runs for class president.
Two and a Half Men: “The Ol’ Mexican Spinach” – Oct. 30 at 9:01pm on CBS. Following a health scare on Halloween, Walden decides to reprioritize his life with Alan’s help, on the twelfth season premiere.
A to Z – Oct. 30 at 9:30pm on NBC. Andrew and Zelda break with their respective traditions and decide to throw a monster of a joint Halloween party.
Killer Thursdays: “Sinister Remakes” – Oct. 30 at 10pm on Sony Movie Channel. The horror remakes When a Stranger Calls (2006) and Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation(1994), starring Matthew McConaughey and Renée Zellweger.
Pawn Stars: “Rick or Treat” – Oct. 30 at 11:03pm on History. The Pawn Stars are ready for Halloween when a 19th-century vampire-killing kit stakes out the shop. Complete with a gun and silver bullets, will Rick try to hunt down these terrifying tools or will an eternal negotiation spook the deal? Then, a couple appears in the store with a set of equipment used for paranormal investigations. Everything for recording evidence of spirits, will this ghostly gear capture Rick’s attention, or will lack of proof leave him feeling skeptical? And later, Rick tries to get the guys into the holiday spirit when he holds a costume contest in the shop. Will they dress to impress, or will this haunted holiday become a bust?
Halloween Marathon – Oct. 31 beginning at 6am on Sony Movie Channel. A day of horror films, including Candyman (1992), Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994), Wolf (1994) and more.
24 Hours of Horror – Oct. 31 beginning at 6am on TCM. A day of scary classic movies, includingLondon After Midnight (1927), Cat People (1942), Carnival of Souls (1962), Night of the Living Dead (1968), Poltergeist (1982) and plenty more. *Hell Yeah!*
Decoding the Past: “Monsters” – Oct. 31 at 7am on History. For centuries, tales of monsters have piqued our curiosity. Legendary beasts from folklore, literature, and film have captivated audiences around the world. But some say monsters are not confined to just our imaginations. Stories of the Abominable Snowman, Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster have triggered worldwide investigations … and continue to enthrall believers and skeptics alike.
Decoding the Past: “In Search of the Real Frankenstein” – Oct. 31 at 8am on History. The fascinating story of Johann Konrad Dipple, a brilliant scientist caught up in the dark world of alchemy and body snatching. This is the true tale of the original mad scientist, born in 1673, in the famous gothic Frankenstein Castle that overlooked Germany’s Rhine Valley. His pioneering work would lead to electric shock therapy used in modern medicine. It was at Frankenstein Castle that Dipple would carry out his search to brew a secret elixir of life. He began to dig up fresh corpses from the nearby Nieder-Beerbach cemetery and dragged them to his laboratory in Castle Frankenstein to test out his formulas. Ironically, it was his potions that finally killed him.
The Real Wolfman – Oct. 31 at 9am on History. Follow veteran criminal profiler George Deuchar and renowned cryptozoologist, Ken Gerhardt as they investigate the legend of the notorious Wolfman. Between the years of 1764 and 1767, the small French hamlet of Gevaudan was plagued by a mysterious beast that attacked and killed 102 villagers. The victims (mostly women and children) were all maliciously mauled and decapitated. All bore the bite marks of a non-human creature, and even more bizarre, many victims were found undressed and sexually assaulted. For centuries, the true identify of this mysterious “wolfman” has remained a mystery.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show marathon – Oct. 31 at 10am-Nov. 1 at 6am on Logo TV. Dr. Frank N. Furter, Janet, Brad and Riff Raff are taking over Logo TV on Halloween for an all-day marathon of the camp classic. Beginning during the midnight showing, there will be audience participation elements, so stock up on toilet paper, hot dogs, water pistols and rice.
Twilight Saga Marathon – Oct. 31 beginning at 12pm on FXX. Daylong movie marathon featuring Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1. UGH WHY!
Zombies: A Living History – Oct. 31 at 1pm on History. This two-hour special explores the real story of zombies beginning at the dawn of civilization and continuing right through to today.
General Hospital – Oct. 31 at 2pm/1pm PT on ABC. Franco and Carly are planning on getting married on Halloween, but what tricks does Franco have up his sleeve?
Disney Channel Halloween Marathon – Oct. 31 from 2pm-10:30pm on Disney Channel. Encore presentations of Halloween-themed episodes and movies.
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Marathon – Oct. 31 starting at 2pm on El Rey Network. All 10 episodes from Season 1 of the series based on Robert Rodriguez’ cult film.
Bloodlines: The Dracula Family Tree – Oct. 31 at 3pm on History. When a team of Dracula hunters, notably members of a family linked to the real-life Prince Vlad Dracul, tries to unearth the truth about the tyrant, they are haunted by mystifying events, misfortune, and tragedy 500 years after the 15th-century prince died.
Vampire Secrets – Oct. 31 at 4pm on History. Since Bram Stoker first published his novel Draculain 1897, the world’s most popular vampire has made his appearance in 44 languages. The vampire myth however, is much older than Count Dracula, popping up from Athens to Beijing almost 1000 years before the Transylvanian legend.
Modern Marvels: “Halloween Tech” – Oct. 31 at 6pm on History. Halloween has become a six billion-dollar industry. Go behind-the-scenes at Knott’s Berry Farm’s 35th annual Halloween Haunt. Learn how to apply Hollywood grade monster make-up, watch scary latex masks cranked out by the thousands and discover which costumes are past and present winners. See the most extreme jack-o-lanterns ever made, find out how hundreds of gallons of fake blood are manufactured and finally visit a haunted house with an annual attendance of over 50,000.
Cristela: “Hall-Oates-Ween” — Oct. 31 at 8:31pm on ABC. It’s Halloween, and Cristela is eager to show Trent her “party-whispering” skills to make this year’s party a success. After failing to convince Josh, Cristela gets Maddie to join her in dressing up as Hall & Oates. Meanwhile at home, Natalia’s dislike for Halloween has her celebrating the Day of the Dead instead and, ironically, her stories of deceased relatives makes her the most popular Halloween attraction in the neighborhood.
Hawaii Five-0: “Ho’omā’ike” – Oct. 31 at 9pm on CBS. It’s Halloween, and Five-0 must track down a serial killer who is copying murders depicted in a cult slasher film. (Episode title is Hawaiian for “Unmasked.”)
Ghost Adventures Two-Hour Halloween Special: “Ireland’s Celtic Demons” – Oct. 31 at 9pm on Travel Channel. Ireland abounds with ancient legends and haunted locales infested by vengeful ghosts, banshees and satanic elements. Leap Castle in County Offaly is a building ridden with paranormal activity and a bloody history of battles, massacres, murders and a dungeon of death few dare to enter. Hell Fire Club in Dublin has a long history of debauchery and satanic activities. There are even recent reports of black masses at which animal sacrifices were made. Loftus Hall in Wexford is said to be home to the devil himself, and haunted by the Loftus daughter whose unsettled ghost still roams the property.
Z Nation: “Zunami” – Oct. 31 at 10pm on Syfy. A literal zombie tsunmai engulfs the survivors, who are forced to take drastic action to survive. Plus: Citizen Z gets a visitor. (Location: Nebraska)
Jimmy Kimmel Live – Oct. 31 at 11:35pm on ABC. The show features its ninth annual Half & Half Halloween Costume Pageant.
“Day of the Dead” – Nov. 1-2 on SundanceTV. The network will be airing The Dead Zone (1983) at 12am and 2:15am on Nov. 1; a marathon of Season 1 of The Returned on Nov. 2 starting at 12pm; and John Carpenter’s 1978 classic Halloween at 10pm on Nov. 2.
Wow well there you have it a weeks worth of screams! The History Channel looks to take up some space on my TiVo this week. Happy Hunts and make sure to check out The Count Down To Halloween as we hit the home stretch!