Binge Alert! Freeform Channel’s 31 Nights of Halloween Returns!

Freeform Channel’s 31 Nights of Halloween programming is returning this October!

This year’s celebration of all things Halloween will see new movies in the lineup including “Ghostbusters”, “Ghostbusters 2”, and all three “Scream” films. The new films join returning favorites “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “The Addams Family”. In addition, this year get ready to binge “Hocus Pocus” as it airs back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back on Halloween!

A new original special, “31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest” will join the lineup. This special was taped on September 12 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California. The event celebrates Halloween’s biggest pop culture moments and honors the icons of the season as movies, television shows, and musical artists who have become synonymous with Halloween are honored.

The Nightmare Before Christmas ©Disney

Below is a night-by-night list of the movies airing during “31 Nights of Halloween”:

Tuesday, October 1
12:30 p.m. – “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”
3:00 p.m. – “Monster House”
5:05 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
6:45 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Monster’s Inc.”
8:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

Wednesday, October 2
11:30 a.m. – “Scared Shrekless” – Freeform Premiere
12:00 p.m. – “Monster House”
2:05 p.m. – “R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House” – Freeform Premiere
4:10 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
5:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
8:00 p.m. – “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror” marathon – Freeform Premiere

Thursday, October 3
12:30 p.m. – “Edward Scissorhands”
2:40 p.m. – “ParaNorman”
4:45 p.m. – “The Haunted Mansion” (2003)
6:50 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
8:55 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”

Friday, October 4
11:00 a.m. – “Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins” – Freeform Premiere
11:30 a.m. – “Hook” (1991)
2:35 p.m. – “The Haunted Mansion” (2003)
4:40 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
6:45 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
8:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

Saturday, October 5
7:00 a.m. – “ParaNorman”
9:00 a.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
11:10 a.m. – “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror” marathon
1:40 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
3:45 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
5:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
8:00 p.m. – “31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest” – Freeform Premiere
9:00 p.m. – “Goosebumps” – Freeform Premiere
11:30 p.m. – “Monster House”

Sunday, October 6
7:00 a.m. – “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
9:30 a.m. – “Monster House”
11:30 a.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
1:30 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
3:35 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
5:45 p.m. – “Goosebumps”
8:15 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
10:20 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

Monday, October 7
11:30 a.m. – “Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic”
12:30 p.m. – “31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest”
1:30 p.m. – “Dark Shadows” (2012)
4:10 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
6:20 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
8:25 p.m. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)

Tuesday, October 8
11:00 a.m. – “The Haunted Mansion” (2003)
1:00 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride”
3:00 p.m. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)
5:30 p.m. – “Ghostbusters II”
8:00 p.m. – “Iron Man”

Wednesday, October 9
11:00 a.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
12:40 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
2:45 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
4:55 p.m. – “Iron Man”
8:00 p.m. – “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror” marathon

Thursday, October 10
11:00 a.m. – “Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins”
11:30 a.m. – “R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House”
1:40 p.m. – “Monster House”
3:45 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Nemo”
6:15 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
8:25 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
10:30 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Toy Story of TERROR!”

Friday, October 11
11:00 a.m. – “Scared Shrekless”
11:30 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Nemo”
2:00 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
4:05 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “The Incredibles”
6:45 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Toy Story of TERROR!”
7:15 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
9:20 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”

Saturday, October 12
7:00 a.m. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)
9:30 a.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “The Incredibles”
12:10 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
1:50 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
3:55 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
Saturday Scream-a-thon!
6:00 p.m. – “Scream” – Freeform Premiere
8:40 p.m. – “Scream 2” – Freeform Premiere
11:20 p.m. – “Scream 3” – Freeform Premiere

Sunday, October 13
7:00 a.m. – “Ghostbusters II”
9:35 a.m. – “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride”
11:10 a.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
1:15 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
3:20 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Dory”
5:25 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”
7:30 p.m. – Disney’s “Moana”
10:00 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

Monday, October 14
11:30 a.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
1:40 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”
3:45 p.m. – “Matilda”
5:50 p.m. – “Mrs. Doubtfire”
8:55 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”

Tuesday, October 15
11:30 a.m. – “Matilda”
1:40 p.m. – “Mrs. Doubtfire”
4:45 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
6:50 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
8:55 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”

Wednesday, October 16
11:00 a.m. – “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2007)
1:40 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
3:50 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
5:55 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
8:00 p.m. – “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror” marathon

Thursday, October 17
11:00 a.m. – “ParaNorman”
1:05 p.m. – “The Haunted Mansion” (2003)
3:10 p.m. – Disney’s “101 Dalmatians” (1996) (Live Action)
5:15 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride”
6:50 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
8:55 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”

Friday, October 18
11:00 a.m. – “31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest”
12:00 p.m. – “National Treasure”
3:00 p.m. – “Scream”
5:40 p.m. – “Scream 2”
8:20 p.m. – “Scream 3”

Saturday, October 19
7:00 a.m. – “ParaNorman”
9:05 a.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
11:15 a.m. – “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror” marathon
4:15 p.m. – Disney’s “Zootopia”
6:45 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
8:55 p.m. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)
11:25 p.m. – “Ghostbusters II”

Sunday, October 20
7:00 a.m. – “31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest”
8:00 a.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
10:05 a.m. – Disney’s “Zootopia”
12:35 p.m. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)
3:05 p.m. – “Ghostbusters II”
5:35 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
7:45 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
9:50 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
11:55 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”

Monday, October 21
11:00 a.m. – “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride”
12:35 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
2:40 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
4:45 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
6:25 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
8:30 p.m. – “Goosebumps”

Tuesday, October 22
11:00 a.m. – “Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic”
12:03 p.m. – “Scared Shrekless”
12:35 p.m. – “Monster House”
2:40 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
4:20 p.m. – “Goosebumps”
6:50 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo”(2002)
8:55 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”

Wednesday, October 23
11:00 a.m. – “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”
1:30 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
3:30 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
5:30 p.m. – Disney’s “Moana”
8:00 p.m. – “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror” marathon

Thursday, October 24
11:00 a.m. – “Matilda”
1:10 p.m. – Disney’s “Moana”
3:40 p.m. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)
6:15 p.m. – “Ghostbusters II”
8:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

Friday, October 25
11:00 a.m. – “Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins”
11:32 a.m. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)
2:05 p.m. – “Ghostbusters II”
4:40 p.m. – “The Haunted Mansion” (2003)
6:45 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
8:55 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”

Saturday, October 26
7:00 a.m. – “Monster House”
9:10 a.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
11:20 a.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
1:25 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
3:30 p.m. – Disney-Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”
5:35 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
7:40 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
9:45 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
11:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

Sunday, October 27
7:00 a.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
9:00 a.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
11:05 a.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
1:15 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
2:55 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
5:00 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
7:05 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
9:10 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
11:20 p.m. – “Dark Shadows” (2012)

Monday, October 28
7:00 a.m. – “Dark Shadows” (2012)
11:30 a.m. – “The Haunted Mansion” (2003)
1:30 p.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
3:10 p.m. – “Scream”
5:40 p.m. – “Scream 2”
8:20 p.m. – “Scream 3”

Tuesday, October 29
7:30 a.m. – “The Haunted Mansion”(2003)
11:00 a.m. – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
12:35 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
2:40 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
4:45 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
6:50 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
8:55 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”

Wednesday, October 30
7:30 a.m. – “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
11:00 a.m. – “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride”
12:30 p.m. – “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”
2:35 p.m. – “The Addams Family” (1991)
4:40 p.m. – “Addams Family Values”
6:45 p.m. – “Hotel Transylvania”
8:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

Thursday, October 31 – Hocus Pocus Marathon!
11:30 a.m. – “31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest”
12:30 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
2:35 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
4:40 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
6:45 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”
8:50 p.m. – “Hocus Pocus”

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