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Halloween TV 2019: Scary Streaming and Television Series, Episodes, Specials, Movies, and Marathons

Find out which spooky TV will premiere through Halloween.

by | October 23, 2019 | Comments

Looking for a Halloween horror binge for the weekend? Stream the three seasons of Penny Dreadful on Netflix. Want to frighten your friends and loved ones?  Turn on Splatterdays, Pluto TV’s free marathon of horror classics. Keep reading to learn more about the season’s best Halloween programming.


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31 Nights of Halloween, Freeform
The annual event on the network features its usual lineup of Halloween-themed movies — The Addams Family, Maleficent, Hotel Transylvania, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and of course Hocus Pocus — along with a special (31 Nights of Halloween Special Fan Fest) and an all-day Hocus Pocus marathon on the day itself.

Huluween, Hulu
Visit the streaming service’s Halloween-themed hub for a personalized selection of popular Halloween TV episodes and movies. Hand-picked Halloween collections include Freaky Franchises, Foreign Frights, Psychological Horror & Thrillers, Sci-Fi Scares, Indies, Zombies, Humorous Horror, Anthologies, alongside Hulu Originals and Huluween Essentials.

AMC FearFest, AMC
The network’s annual horror marathon promises 104 spooky titles, including Alien, Halloween, Friday the 13th, Final Destination, The Omen, Leprechaun, and more (ongoing).

Netflix & Chills, Netflix
The streaming service’s spooky hub contains plenty of horror movies and horror TV series, plus a selection of original movies and series debuting throughout the month of October.

Splatterdays and 31 Nights of Horror, Pluto TV
In the free streaming service’s horror marathon, watch a different scary movie every night starting at 10 p.m. ET. Selections include classics like Day of the Dead and Hellraiser and modern hits like You’re Next and Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones. In the “Splatterdays” terror marathon, watch a marathon of slasher movies every Saturday night starting at 7 p.m. ET. Titles include Prom Night, Prom Night 2: Hello Mary Lou, I Saw The Devil, Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers, and Severance.

Supernatural, TNT
On Halloween day, TNT will air nine hours straight of some of the CW hit’s spookiest episodes, including “Ghostfacers,” “Monster Movie,” “ScoobyNatural,” and many more. The marathon runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 31.

A Shudder Halloween Collection, Shudder
The horror streaming service is highlighting classics including the Halloween movies and originals including Belzebuth and Terrified.

13 Nights of Halloween, HDNet Movies
A mix of classic and modern horror and thriller films will play every night on the network. Highlights include a Night of the Living Dead Marathon, an Edgar Allan Poe/Vincent Price night, and a 24-hour marathon on Halloween itself.


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SERIES

American Horror Story 77% — Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX

Castle Rock 88% —  available to stream on Hulu

Charmed  — Fridays at 8 p.m. on The CW

Creepshow — streaming Thursdays on Shudder

Daybreak 70% — streaming Thursday, Oct. 24 on Netflix

A Discovery of Witches 86% — available to stream on Sundance Now

Glitch 80% — season 3 is now available to stream on Netflix

Legacies  — Thursdays at 9 p.m. on The CW

Halloween Baking Championship — Mondays at 9 p.m. on Food Network

Haunted  —  available to stream on Netflix

Into the Dark 70% — Blumhouse’s horror anthology — available to stream on Hulu

Marianne 94% — available to stream on Netflix

Mr. Mercedes 91% — Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on Audience

Light as a Feather 50% — available to stream on Hulu

Penny Dreadful 91% — available to stream on Netflix

Prank Encounters 40% — streaming Friday, Oct. 25 on Netflix

The Purge 42% — Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on USA

The Walking Dead 80% — Sundays at 9 p.m. on AMC

Zomboat! — streaming Friday, Oct. 25 on Hulu


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MOVIES & SPECIALS

In the Tall Grass (2019) 36% — the film based on the novella by Stephen King and Joe Hill, now streaming on Netflix

Fractured (2019) 59% — a family’s car trip goes wrong in this film starring Sam Worthington and Lily Rabe, now streaming on Netflix

Wounds (2019) 47% — a New Orleans bartender’s life begins to unravel after a series of disturbing and inexplicable events that begin to happen to him after picking up a phone left behind at a bar, now streaming on Hulu

Little Monsters (2019) 79% — the critically acclaimed Australian horror comedy about a school field trip that ends with a zombie outbreak stars Lupita Nyong’o and is now streaming on Hulu

Rattlesnake (2019) 30% — a single mother (Carmen Ejogo) and her daughter drive across the country to start their new life, but things go wrong when their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere and the daughter is bitten by a rattlesnake, premieres Friday, Oct. 25 on Netflix


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The Top Ten Revealed: Rockin’ Ghoulish Songs — premieres Sunday, Oct. 27 at 8:30 p.m. ET on AXS TV

Agatha Raisin — premieres Monday, Oct. 28 on Acorn TV

World’s Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum — premieres Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. on A&E

The Very VERY Best of the 70s: Horror Films — premieres Thursday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m. ET on AXS TV

The 13 Scariest Movies of All Time — premieres Thursday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW, hosted by Dean Cain


EPISODES

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The Simpsons 85% — “Treehouse of Horror XXX” now available to stream on Fox.com

Evil 95% — “October 31” premieres Thursday, October 24 on CBS

The Conners 93% — “Nightmare on Lunch Box Street” premieres Tuesday, October 29 on ABC

Schooled 73% — “Run, Rick, Run” premieres Wednesday, October 30 on ABC


Riverdale -- "Chapter Sixty-One: Halloween" -- Image Number: RVD404b_0249.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Camila Mendes as Veronica, KJ Apa as Archie and Eli Goree as Munroe -- Photo: Jack Rowand/The CW -- © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

(Photo by Jack Rowand/The CW)

Riverdale 80% — “Chapter Sixty-One: Halloween” premieres Wednesday, October 30 on The CW

Nancy Drew — “The Haunted Ring” premieres Wednesday, October 30 on The CW

Young Sheldon — “Seven Deadly Sins and a Small Carl Sagan” rebroadcast Thursday, October 31 on CBS

Mysteries Decoded — “Vampires of New Orleans” premieres Thursday, October 31 on The CW


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