Can you believe it? October is here! Once you get over your shock at how quickly the year has flown, you know you’re going to want to watch all the Halloween TV you can. Below is a list of the best Halloween movies and TV shows for your viewing pleasure.


Syfy’s 31 “Days of Halloween.” Syfy will be celebrating the spooky season with its “31 Days of Halloween” run, which will feature new original content like Channel Zero: Candle Cove and Day of Reckoning as well as the airing of creepy films like The Exorcism of Emily RoseDrag Me to HellSilent Hill, and Trick ‘R Treat. Unlike some of the others of its ilk, Syfy’s occupying the whole month of October with its Halloween-friendly fare, starting October 1.


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Freeform’s “13 Nights of Halloween
.” There’s something for everyone, and ABC’s Freeform will be offering up some of the more family-friendly Halloween movie mainstays, like Hocus PocusThe Addams FamilySleepy Hollow, and Frankenweenie. during its “13 Nights of Halloween” run, which kicks off on October 19.


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Disney Channel’s “Monstober.” For those little ones who are still young enough to agree to a pudgy pumpkin costume, the Disney Channel will also be participating in the festivities this year with “Monstober,” with programs like Girl Vs. MonsterMonsters University, and The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular.



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AMC’s “Fearfest.” AMC will bring back its “Fearfest” marathon series this year, with film series like HalloweenNightmare on Elm StreetFriday the 13thChild’s PlayLeprachaun, and Dawn of the Deadinforming this year’s cinematic lineup, which launches on the network starting October 23 and lasting up until Halloween day.


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TCM’s “Classic Horror: Tuesdays in October.” Turner Classic Movies will give film buffs some serious satisfaction with a week theatrical throwback series devoted to the decades spanning from the ’30s to the ’60s. The line-up for the network’s “Classic Horror: Tuesdays in October” schedule includes films like FrankensteinThe Invisible ManHouse on Haunted Hill and more. The network will also devote Sundays to the “Monster of the Month,” Dracula, which means the litany of bloodsucker-centric films will be aired on that day each week, from the 1897 pic Dracula on up to 1972’s Dracula A.D.



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So whether you’re in the mood for kid-friendly or scare your socks off, there’s something for everyone this month. Happy watching! (Cue scary laughter and creaking door noises.)


Contributed by Shellie Sylla – Marketing Director, Steadfast Management