Halloween will soon be here, so be sure to bring the fear with some of the best Halloween TV specials of October 2010. On this list you’ll find plenty of frights and delights for the whole family to enjoy, from the fun to the frightening. So from Halloween TV specials of some of your favorite shows to movies and Halloween how-to guides, don’t miss these Halloween-themed shows coming your way during the second week of October 2010:
Tricking and Treating with Martha Stewart – The Hallmark Channel – Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 9:00 p.m. ET – When you think of spooky, you might not immediately think of Martha Stewart, but the lady knows her tricks and treats. So if you’re looking for upcoming Halloween TV specials to help make you a better Hostess of Haunting, don’t miss this show about how to make Halloween-themed food like a “bloody brain” shrimp cocktail, Halloween costumes, and décor like a mummy mirror. ‘The Mummy’ star Brendan Fraser will even be on hand to help.
Scooby-Doo Halloween – Cartoon Network – Monday, October 11, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. ET – And here’s one of the best Halloween TV specials for the kids. Velma’s family is being haunted by a vengeful ghost, so it’s up to Scooby and the gang to solve the mystery while having a ball at the local Halloween masquerade ball. You also won’t want to miss a performance by some of the guys with the best Halloween costumes ever: the band KISS.
Scare Tactics: Channeling the Dead – Syfy – Monday, October 11, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. ET – In one of the only upcoming TV specials that causes some real-life terror, the ‘Scare Tactics’ team conducts a real interview with a vampire and sets up some night watchmen to see the end results of a mad scientist’s spooky experiments. If you’re looking for inspiration for Halloween tricks, you definitely need to check out upcoming Halloween TV specials like this.
America Haunts 4, 3, and 2 – The Travel Channel – Tuesday, October 12, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET – This ‘America Haunts’ mini-marathon will take viewers all across the U.S. to some of the country’s best Halloween attractions, offering a behind-the-scenes look at some of the spookiest haunted houses you’ll ever see. If you’re looking for something to do this Halloween or want some inspiration for making your own haunted house more horrifying, this is one of the upcoming Halloween TV specials that will help you bring the howls on your favorite holiday.
The Little Vampire – Disney – Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. ET – Vampires can be scary; they can be sparkly and romantic; or they can be the best friend a boy has ever had, as Jonathan Lipnicki proves in this movie about a bullied boy that befriends a bloodsucker (but don’t worry; his new BFF is on a quest to become human). It may not be one of the best vampire movies you’ll ever see, but it’s one of the upcoming Halloween TV specials here that younger kids should enjoy.
NCIS: Code of Conduct – USA – Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 9:00 p.m. ET – Tricks turn deadly in one of the Halloween TV specials here about something horrible happening on the holiday, as a Marine who was a practical joker is found dead on Halloween. So was his murder payback for his pranks? Let TV specials like this be a warning to all of those who might take their Halloween tricks a little too far.
Roseanne: Halloween: The Final Chapter – TV Land – October 13, 2010 at 11:00 p.m. ET – Roseanne contacts “The Dead” using a Ouija board in this Halloween classic, an event that might just wreak some haunting havoc. You won’t want to miss seeing one of the most hilarious Halloween TV specials all over again.
Halloween Block Party 2010 – HGTV – Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. – Here’s one of the few new upcoming Halloween TV specials on this list, as designers help homeowners transform their houses into haunted Halloween masterpieces. If you’re looking to amaze the neighborhood kids (or scare them off your lawn), don’t miss the tips and tricks here for making your home a real Halloween treat.
So from helpful Halloween shows to TV specials starring your favorite characters and made-for-Halloween movies, the upcoming Halloween TV specials here will help you get in the mood for this spooky time of year.