or


[10/15/15 - 09:23 AM]
Halloween 2015 Programming Highlights for the ABC Television Network
Said offerings include a night full of Halloween-themed comedies on Wednesday, October 28.

[via press release from ABC]

QUICK TAKE

HALLOWEEN 2015 PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

Following are dates and times for ABC's lineup of Halloween programming. All times are ET.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20

"It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" (8:00-8:30 p.m.) - In the 1966 half-hour animated special "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," The PEANUTS gang celebrates Halloween, with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin, while Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party. Cast members include Peter Robbins ("Charlie Brown") and Christopher Shea ("Linus").

"Toy Story OF TERROR!" (8:30-9:00 p.m.) - Disney

·Pixar's first special for television, "Toy Story OF TERROR!," a spooky tale featuring all of your favorite characters from the "Toy Story" films. What starts out as a fun road trip for the "Toy Story" gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be solved before they all suffer the same fate in this "Toy Story OF TERROR!"

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26

"THE CHEW" (1:00-2:00 p.m.) - All week long "The Chew" is celebrating Halloween. From ghoulish goodies and killer cocktails to tips for decorating on a dime, co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz have viewers covered to celebrate this frighteningly delicious holiday in style. On Friday, October 30, the co-hosts will reveal their Halloween costumes which they each secretly chose for each other earlier in October.

"DANCING WITH THE STARS" (8:00-10:00 p.m.) - "Dancing with the Stars" will treat viewers to an exciting Halloween-themed episode filled with spook-tacular performances from the remaining eight couples. Each pair will light up the ballroom floor with fabulous costumes vying for a wickedly perfect score.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27

"FRESH OFF THE BOAT" (8:30-9:00 p.m.) - "Miracle on Dead Street" It's the Huangs' first Halloween in the suburbs, and Louis is determined to turn their "dead" street into a prime destination for trick-or-treaters. And as Louis, Eddie, Emery, Evan and even Grandma Huang show off their elaborate costumes, Jessica has bigger plans - to protect her investment property from teenage pranksters.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28

"THE MIDDLE" (8:00-8:30 p.m.) - "Halloween VI: Tick Tock Death" - Halloween finds the Hecks in their own "Twilight Zone"-type stories, with Brick providing an introduction to each. Brooke Shields returns as trashy neighbor Rita Glossner.

"THE GOLDBERGS" (8:30-9:00 p.m.) - "Couples Costume" - When Dana comes to visit Adam for Halloween, he wants to spend the night with her and not Beverly. Trying to cope with this turn of events, Beverly decides to teach Adam a lesson about how dangerous the holiday can be, but the tables turn on Beverly. Later, Barry and Erica convince Adam to take Dana to a haunted house. Adam refuses to go back inside when Dana loses her promise ring, and an unlikely family member helps him.

"MODERN FAMILY" (9:00-9:30 p.m.) - "Halloween 3: AwesomeLand" - Even though Halloween is Claire's holiday, she allows Phil to take over this year. So, instead of her usual fright-fest theme, he decides to turn the house into AwesomeLand! Gloria picks out Princess Fiona and Shrek costumes for her and Jay, but Jay decides he wants to be Prince Charming - complete with a full head of gorgeous hair - and with the hair comes a new sense of confidence. Elsewhere, Cameron gets overwhelmed by the day's activities and Mitchell has closing arguments for a huge case, and it doesn't help that the stenographer is dressed like a spider. Guest stars Steve Zahn ("Treme") and Andrea Anders ("Better Off Ted") return as the Dunphy's neighbors.

"black-ish" (9:30-10:00 p.m.) - "Jacked o' Lantern" - Ever since he was a kid, Dre has loved Halloween. Now that he lives in one of those "good candy neighborhoods," kids come from all over the city to trick-or-treat, including Dre's own nieces and nephews. The cousins are known for roughhousing and the Johnson kids aren't happy when they come around, but Dre feels his kids could use some toughening up. Meanwhile, Dre gets a surprise visit from his own cousin, June Bug (guest star Michael Strahan).

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29

"GENERAL HOSPITAL" (3:00-4:00 p.m.) - Tricks and treats abound leading up to Port Charles' big Halloween bash at the Haunted Star on Friday, Oct. 30 with a dramatic reveal that will change everything.

"It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" (8:00-9:00 p.m.) (Full-length version) - Includes the bonus cartoon, "You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown," which has the Great Pumpkin in the storyline.

"JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE" (11:35 p.m.) - It's Jimmy Kimmel's annual Halloween celebration! Jimmy Kimmel, his band Cleto and The Cletones, his announcer Dicky Barrett and his security guard Guillermo Rodriguez will continue their yearly tradition and all dress up for the holiday -- this time, as legendary "Star Wars" characters along with special guests Harrison Ford ("Star Wars: The Force Awakens") and Katie Lowes ("Scandal").

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

"LAST MAN STANDING" (8:00-8:30 p.m.) - "Halloween" - On Halloween, Mike and Chuck decide to spend the evening watching football instead of passing out candy with their wives. But when Vanessa and Carol start pranking them, the competition is on to see who can out-prank who. Kyle dresses up like his hero, Ed, but Ed has a surprising response to Kyle's imitation of him.

"DR. KEN" (8:30-9:00 p.m.) - "Halloween-Aversary" - The episode opens with a flashback to Ken's botched marriage proposal on Halloween. Now 20 years later, Ken tries to arrange the perfect re-proposal for Allison. Meanwhile at the office, which is decorated for Halloween, Damona and Julie accidentally drug Pat and then take advantage of their boss' suddenly giving mood.





  [october 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· BLACK-ISH (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DR KEN (ABC)
· FRESH OFF THE BOAT (ABC)
· GOLDBERGS, THE (ABC)
· LAST MAN STANDING (FOX)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)





[09/20/19 - 01:12 PM]
New Season of E!'s Transformational Reality Series "Botched" Premieres Tuesday, November 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: see the most outrageous show moments, mind-blowing transformations, and over-the-top patients of the entire series on the "Most Outrageous Patients Special" airing Tuesday, October 29.

[09/20/19 - 10:57 AM]
Netflix Adapts Tony Award-Winner Jason Robert Brown's Broadway Musical 13 Into a Family Film
Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents' divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school.

[09/20/19 - 10:09 AM]
Animal Planet Acquires Worldwide Television Rights to Documentary Film "Watson"
The film chronicles Sea Shepherd founder Captain Paul Watson, who has spent his life sailing the globe to keep our oceans and their inhabitants safe.

[09/20/19 - 09:59 AM]
Ryan Seacrest Returns as Host of Iconic Singing Competition Series "American Idol"
He reunites with previously announced music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as in-house mentor, Bobby Bones.

[09/20/19 - 09:22 AM]
Lifetime Commits to Two More Seasons of "Married at First Sight" for 2020
"Married at First Sight" season 10 will take place in Washington, D.C. and premieres New Year's Day, January 1, 2020.

[09/20/19 - 09:01 AM]
The Premiere Episode of New CBS Comedy "The Unicorn" to Get Early Multiplatform Preview Beginning Today
The premiere episode may be seen across CBS.com, the CBS mobile app, Amazon Prime Video Channels, Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app, and Roku ahead of its broadcast premiere on Thursday, September 26.

[09/20/19 - 08:43 AM]
Travel Channel Set to Premiere Landmark Live Ghost Hunt From One of America's Oldest and Most Haunted Cities - Salem, Massachusetts - on Friday, October 4
The all-star team includes Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman ("Portals to Hell"), Amy Bruni, Adam Berry and Chip Coffey ("Kindred Spirits"), Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey ("Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests"), Dave Schrader and Cindy Kaza ("The Holzer Files").

[09/20/19 - 08:31 AM]
Netflix Renews "GLOW" for a Fourth and Final Season
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[09/20/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with CBS, FOX
Preliminary results see the Alphabet holding onto the top spot last night.

[09/20/19 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Fractured" - Official Trailer - Can You Solve the Mystery? - Netflix
Sam Worthington and Lily Rabe star in the streaming service's latest original movie, due on Friday, October 11.

[09/20/19 - 07:44 AM]
Video: "Rotten" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, October 4 with six new unsavory truths about the underbelly of the global food industry.

[09/20/19 - 06:56 AM]
HGTV Adds David Bromstad and Tyler Florence to Its Lineup of Special Guest Stars on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
The HGTV spin on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is scheduled to air in early 2020.

[09/20/19 - 06:05 AM]
Video: "The Crown" Season 3 - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
The new season, starring Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, arrives November 17.

[09/20/19 - 04:09 AM]
Video: "Baby" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns on Friday, October 18 with new characters, tough decisions and fresh secrets.

[09/19/19 - 03:59 PM]
HBO Max Confirms Production on Film Adaptation of Critically Acclaimed Novel "UNpregnant"
Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira will star in the project, to be directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg.