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[08/29/19 - 05:01 AM]
Freeform Screams Into October with Their Annual "31 Nights of Halloween" Programming Event
After last year's highly successful "Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash," Freeform will continue the party this year with a new original special, "31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest."

[via press release from Freeform]

FREEFORM SCREAMS INTO OCTOBER WITH THEIR ANNUAL '31 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN' PROGRAMMING EVENT

All-New '31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest' Special Celebrates Halloween's Biggest Pop Culture Moments

This Year's Event Will Feature Fan Favorites 'Hocus Pocus,' 'Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas,' 'Ghostbusters,' 'Ghostbusters II' and the First Three 'Scream' Films

'The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror' Also Joins the Haunted Line-Up With Multiple 'Treehouse of Horror-a-thons' Throughout the Stunt

Unruly ghosts, a terrifying masked murderer and everyone's favorite sister witches are heading your way for Freeform's annual "31 Nights of Halloween" programming event. From Oct. 1-31, fans of the most spooktacular time of year can enjoy all of the haunts with fan-favorite feature films, a new original special, marathons of "The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror" and more all month long.

After last year's highly successful "Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash," Freeform will continue the party this year with a new original special, "31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest." Taping on Sept. 12th at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California, the celebration of Halloween's biggest pop culture moments will honor the icons of the season as we celebrate the most beloved movies, television shows and musical artists who have become synonymous with Halloween. More details about the special will be announced at a later date.

The network has also added more chills and thrills with new movies to the line-up. Marking its 35th anniversary, the classic hit "Ghostbusters" and its sequel "Ghostbusters 2," as well as the first three "Scream" films, will be airing throughout the stunt, joining other "31 Nights of Halloween" staples including "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" and "The Addams Family." And not to be forgotten, Freeform is THE home for the iconic Halloween feature film "Hocus Pocus," airing throughout the stunt and a back-to-back-to-back marathon on Oct. 31.

For the second year, Freeform opens its ghoulish gates to Freeform's Halloween House, an interactive experience in the heart of Hollywood and the ultimate destination for Halloween lovers. Open to the public from WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2, through MONDAY, OCT. 7, the limited time encounter will bring back buzzed-about photo opportunities, as well as new activations that will surely give guests the chills. Tickets are now available here.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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"

About Freeform

Freeform connects to audiences with bold original programming and immersive social engagement that moves the cultural conversation a little forward. As Walt Disney Television's young adult television network, Freeform channels the force and momentum of its audience in its quest for progress with authentic, groundbreaking original series such as "grown-ish," "The Bold Type," "Good Trouble," "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," "Siren," "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" and more. The network also programs tentpole events such as "31 Nights of Halloween," "Kick Off to Christmas" and "25 Days of Christmas." Upcoming original series include "Party of Five," "Motherland" and "Everything's Gonna Be Okay."





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