You won’t want to miss the upcoming Halloween TV specials airing on October 31, 2010. With movies, cartoons, and Halloween-themed shows, there will be no shortage of upcoming Halloween TV specials to keep you entertained while handing out treats. So grab some caramel corn and a mug of witch’s brew and enjoy Halloween TV specials like these:
Mad Monster Party – The Hallmark Channel – October 31, 2010 at 6:00 a.m. ET – Kick off your Halloween with some hilarity by catching one of the best but more obscure classic Halloween TV specials. Sure you have to get up early to see this Rankin/Bass stop animation monster movie featuring the likes of Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster and his mate, the mummy, the wolf man, and more, but it’s definitely worth it to witness this spooky 60’s precursor to ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Fox Movie Channel – October 31, 2010 at 6:00 a.m. ET – Get your fill of your favorite transvestite from Transylvania as the Fox Movie Channel takes this midnight movie to the extreme by showing it back-to-back in a marathon that lasts all Halloween long. If the ‘Glee’ version of the musical was one of your favorite new Halloween TV specials, then you’ll definitely love singing along to the classic.
The Munsters: Munster Masquerade – The Hallmark Channel – October 31, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. ET – Here’s another of the best upcoming classic Halloween TV specials, as the Munster clan don costumes to attend a masquerade (despite looking like they’re dressed for Halloween every day).
Today – NBC – October 31, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. ET – This is one of the new upcoming Halloween TV specials coming your way, as the Today cast dedicates most of the show to celebrating the spooky holiday.
The Real Story of Halloween – The History Channel – October 31, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. ET – Before you take the kids trick-or-treating, brush up on your Halloween history with one of the most informative upcoming Halloween TV specials. You might not be able to regale sugar-drunk kids with tales of Halloweens past, but perhaps they’ll retain a little information between candy stops.
America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions 1, 2, and 3 – The Travel Channel – October 31, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. ET – If you’re not planning a trip to a Halloween attraction this year, perhaps the Travel Channel can bring you a bit of the fear with these Halloween TV specials about the creative ways different places celebrate the holiday.
Scooby Doo Halloween – Cartoon Network – October 31, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. ET – Costumed band KISS joins our favorite animated cast of mystery solvers in one of the best upcoming classic Halloween TV specials for the kids.
Ed, Edd, n’ Eddy’s Boo Haw Haw – Cartoon Network – October 31, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. ET – Is Eddy’s special map a Halloween trick or the key to obtaining the motherload of treats? Kids will enjoy their Halloween adventure in one of the kookiest upcoming animated Halloween TV specials (you’ve got to love Ed’s hilarious horror movie monster hallucinations).
Halloweentown, Halloweentown 2: Kalabar’s Revenge, Halloweentown High, and Return to Halloweentown – Disney – October 31, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. ET – These made-for-TV Halloween movies about the adventures of a young witch in Halloweentown might not be nearly as good as the Harry Potter movies, but they make a great way to keep the kids entertained all afternoon before trick-or-treat time.
Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktacular and Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy – Cartoon Network – October 31, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. ET – And younger kids might enjoy these animated upcoming Halloween TV specials that feature a witch-like Scary Godmother from the Fright Side, a frightful and delightful place also inhabited by some of their favorite Halloween creatures.
Addams Family: Halloween with the Addam’s Family – The Hallmark Channel – October 31, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. – And here’s a chance to celebrate Halloween with another of TV’s most beloved spooky families, as comedian Don Rickles gets to spend a night full of fright with them on their favorite holiday.
Ghost Hunters Halloween Live – Syfy – October 31, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. – This is one of the biggest new upcoming TV specials airing this Halloween, as the TAPS team explore the huge (and potentially haunted) Buffalo Central Terminal. Since the special is live, anything can happen in the many hours the Ghost Hunters team will spend there, so fans of the paranormal won’t want to miss this one (you can read more about the Buffalo Central Terminal hauntings here).
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – Oregon School for the Deaf – ABC – October 31, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. ET – Rob Zombie and Marlee Matlin guest star in another of the new upcoming Halloween TV specials of 2010, as Ty and the team build a haunted house to raise money for the Oregon School for the Deaf.
Desperate Housewives: Excited and Scared – ABC – October 31, 2010 at 9:00 p.m. ET – You can bet Halloween on Wisteria Lane is going to be full of tricks and treats, so fans of the show won’t want to miss all the frights and delights.
The Walking Dead: Days Gone By – AMC – October 31, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. ET – Out of all the new upcoming Halloween TV specials, this is the one that really sounds like must-see TV. It’s the first episode of a whole show about the survivors of a world overrun by zombies, so fans of the undead definitely need to tune in to see the start of what could be something really special (the trailer is simply amazing).
Addams Family: Halloween—Addams Style – The Hallmark Channel – November1, 2010 at 12:00 a.m. ET – And you can join the Addams family for another Halloween celebration as poor Wednesday wants to believe that witches really exist (guess to a gal like her, they’re more important than boring ol’ Santa Claus).
So whether you prefer your Halloween to be haunted by ghosts, witches, zombies, or a transvestite, you’ll sure to find some upcoming Halloween TV specials here that delight on your favorite night of fright.