Halloween 2009 on TV

Halloween TV programming has begun! Here's our complete guide to spooky specials, eerie episodes, and freaky films airing in honor of Fright Night 2009. Happy haunting!

Wednesday, October 21

8 p.m., ABC family Beetlejuice

Thursday, October 22

8 p.m., ABC family The Addams Family

Friday, October 23

8 p.m., ABC family Addams Family Values

Saturday, October 24

11:30 a.m., ABC family The Mask
2 p.m., ABC family The Addams Family
4 p.m., ABC family Addams Family Values
6 p.m., ABC family Hocus Pocus
8 p.m., ABC family The Goonies
10:30 p.m., ABC family The Mask

Sunday, October 25

10:30 a.m., ABC family Casper Meets Wendy
12:30 p.m., ABC family The Goonies
3 p.m., ABC family Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
5:30 p.m., ABC family Corpse Bride
7:30 p.m., ABC family Edward Scissorhands
10 p.m., ABC family Beetlejuice

October 26-30 >>

Halloween is just days away -- and the airwaves are filled with witches and zombies and ghosts, oh my! We'll be watching Hocus Pocus, Eastwick, The Office, Young Frankenstein and -- of course -- It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! What are you watching?

Monday, October 26

9 p.m., CW Gossip Girl
Rufus and Lily celebrate Halloween in "How to Succeed in Bassness" -- though the rest of the crew's Halloween plans are questionable.
9 p.m., FOOD Unwrapped
Marc Sommers peeks into the world of -- what else? -- candy.
10 p.m., ABC Castle
In "Vampire Weekend," Castle and Beckett look into the murder of a vampire fetishist whose body is found with fake fangs and a stake through his heart.
10 p.m., ABC family America's Funniest Home Videos
The only thing funnier than people falling down is people falling down IN COSTUME.

Tuesday, October 27

8 p.m., ABC It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!
8 p.m., ABC family Haunted Mansion
8 p.m., AMC Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
8 p.m., DISNEY Halloweentown High
10 p.m., ABC family America's Funniest Home Videos
The Halloween-themed home movies continue.
10 p.m., SPIKEtv Scream 2009
SPIKEtv's Halloween special features unaired Star Trek footage, a preview of Martin Scorsese's new film, scenes from the new Twilight movie, and more.

Wednesday, October 28

8 p.m., ABC It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!
8 p.m., NBC Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
This Halloween special and follow-up to the movie features the voices of Will Arnett, Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie, and more.
8 p.m., ABC family Hocus Pocus
8 p.m., AMC House on Haunted Hill
8 p.m., DISNEY Return to Halloweentown
9 p.m., LIFE Practical Magic
10 p.m., ABC Eastwick
Of course Eastwick has a Halloween episode ("Bonfire and Betrayal"). The show is about witches!

Thursday, October 29

7 p.m., Syfy The Skeleton Key
8 p.m., ABC FlashForward
Freshman FlashForward is giving the Halloween theme a try with "Scary Monsters and Super Creeps."
8 p.m., NBC Community
Annie is throwing a Day of the Dead party in "Introduction to Statistics"!
8 p.m., CW Vampire Diaries
Uh, the show is about vampires. And the episode is called "Haunted." 'Nuff said.
8 p.m., ABC family Scooby-Doo
8:30 p.m., NBC Parks and Recreation
Ann is planning a Halloween party in "Greg Pitikis." Hopefully someone dresses up as Smokey the Bear.
9 p.m., NBC The Office
In "Koi Pond," the Scranton folks put together a haunted house for kids in the community.
10 p.m., CBS The Mentalist
A man is killed by the ghost who supposedly haunts his mansion in "Red Scare." Creepy!

Friday, October 30

6:30 p.m., Syfy Interview with the Vampire
7 p.m., TCM Night Must Fall
8 p.m. CBS Ghost Whisperer
In "Head Over Heels," the headless horseman from "Legend of the Sleepy Hollow" appears to Melinda. Ew.
8 p.m., ABC family Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
8 p.m., AMC Young Frankenstein
8 p.m., OXYGEN Dark Water
9 p.m., CBS Medium
In "Bite Me," Alison (Patricia Arquette) dreams that she's been cast in zombie film "Night of the Living Dead."
9 p.m., TCM Psycho
9:05 p.m., HBO2 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
10 p.m., CBS Numb3rs
Paranormal activity seeps into a murder case in "Dreamland."
10 p.m., HBO The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
10 p.m., MTV Scream 3
10:30 p.m., AMC The Amityville Horror
11 p.m., STARZ The Mummy Returns

Halloween! >>

Halloween is finally here -- and so are all the classic movies! Our top picks: Buffy, Shaun of the Dead, and The Dark Knight. Trick or treat!

Saturday, October 31

9:30 a.m., ABC family Scooby-Doo
9:30 a.m., CINEMAX Halloween II
10 a.m., AMC Buffy the Vampire Slayer
10:30 a.m., CARTOON Ed, Edd n Eddy's Boo-Haw-Haw!
11 a.m., CARTOON The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
Reminisce a little with this throwback episode, "The Wrath of the Spider Queen."
11 a.m., CINEMAX The Strangers
11:30 a.m., ABC family Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
12 p.m., AMC Halloween
12 p.m., BIO The Silence of the Lambs
12 p.m., DIS Halloweentown
12:30 p.m., CINEMAX Army of Darkness
1 p.m., MTV My Super Psycho Sweet 16
1:30 p.m., ABC family Edward Scissorhands
1:35 p.m., DIS Halloweentown 2: Kalabar's Revenge
2 p.m., AMC Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
2 p.m., WE Ghost
3 pm, CARTOON Scooby Doo: The Mystery Begins
3 pm, COMEDY Shaun of the Dead
3:05 p.m., DIS Halloweentown High
3 p.m., WGN The Addams Family marathon (to 11 p.m.)
4 p.m., ABC family Batman
4 p.m., AMC Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
4 p.m., CINEMAX Death Becomes Her
4:40 p.m., DIS Return to Halloweentown
5 p.m., CARTOON The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It
5 p.m., TCM Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
5:10 p.m., TMC 1408
6 p.m., AMC Night of the Living Dead
6 p.m., FX Halloween H20
6:20 p.m., DIS Twitches
7 p.m., BOOMERANG Courage the Cowardly Dog marathon (to 11 p.m.)
7 p.m., COMEDY Scary Movie
7 p.m., ABC family Batman Returns
7 p.m., CARTOON Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy
7:15 p.m., CINEMAX The Dark Knight
7:30 p.m., BET Frankenhood
8 p.m., CARTOON The Witches
8 p.m., DIS Twitches Too
8 p.m., ENC Carrie
8 p.m., FX Ghost Rider
8 p.m., OXYGEN Resident Evil: Apocalypse
8:15 p.m., TCM The Body Snatcher
9 pm, COMEDY Scary Movie 3
9 p.m., HBO Signature True Blood marathon (to 2 a.m.)
9:45 p.m., TCM Circus of Horrors
10 pm, BRAVO 13 Scarier Movie Moments
10 pm, ABC family Batman Forever
10 p.m., HBO2 Entourage marathon (to 4 a.m.)
11 p.m., BRAVO Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth
11 p.m., COMEDY Club Dread
1 a.m., BRAVO Hannibal

Sunday, November 8

7 p.m., FOX The Simpsons
If you missed the annual "Treehouse of Horror," special (which aired early this year, on October 18) Fox is running an encore presentation. Or, watch the full episode below!

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