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We thought we’d join the crowd of businesses that like to get a jump on Halloween when September is barely over, so here is a monthlong look at some creepy TV programming that is airing throughout October, leading up to Halloween. 🎃 RELATED: DOWNLOAD CHANNEL GUIDE’S 2015 FRIGHT GUIDE! Halloween TV Programming 2015 (All Times ET; Check back for updates and additions) 31 Days of Halloween Spook-a-Thon Oct. 1-31 on Syfy. A month of spooky programming, including the new original movies Night of the Wild (Oct. 3); Ominous (Oct. 10); They Found Hell (Oct. 17); and The Hollow (Oct. 24). Sleepy Hollow Season Premiere — Oct. 1 at 9pm on FOX. Ichabod and … Continue reading
This Halloween season, get your scares on with Channel Guide Magazine‘s 2015 Fright Guide, a free special edition highlighting the best Halloween programming airing on TV in October. It’s a month’s worth of thrillers, horror and scare-you-out-of-your-seat TV. Included in the 2015 Fright Guide: Staff Picks: Recommendations, favorites and Halloween musts! Best Bets Calendar: Can’t-miss scary offeringsg Feature Articles: In-depth articles about what’s airing this month Daily Listings: Halloween related programming every day! Movies and Specials Logs: Extended descriptions in alphabetical order DOWNLOAD IT TODAY!
Independence Day 2015 in America is Saturday, July 4. It falls such that, if you’re lucky, you may have Friday, July 3, off of work to enjoy at least a three-day weekend. Either way, once again the Fourth of July holiday will feature plenty of television viewing, if you are so inclined, in terms of movies, shows, sports and programming marathons. Here is some of the notable TV programming airing over Fourth of July 2015. All times are Eastern. Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 3 marathon — July 3 at 6am-July 4 at 8am on BBC America. Law & Order: SVU marathon — … Continue reading
Need a break from dyeing eggs, deviling eggs, or eating Cadbury Eggs this weekend? (I plan to do all three, so I will certainly need to take a breather.) Tune into The CW this Friday, April 3 at 8pm/7pm Central for the family-friendly classic, Here Comes Peter Cottontail. In this Rankin/Bass Easter special, eccentric peddler Seymore S. Sassafrass (voiced by Danny Kaye) tells the tale of young Peter Cottontail (Casey Kasem!) and his dreams to become the Chief Easter Bunny. Peter must rescue Easter from the hands of malicious recluse January Q. Irontail (Vincent Price), with the help of a time machine. The 1971 TV … Continue reading
ABC has announced that it will air the 1956 classic The Ten Commandments — Cecil B. DeMille’s epic masterpiece — on Easter Sunday. From an ABC press release: The Easter classic, The Ten Commandments, will air as an “ABC Special Presentation” on Sunday, April 5 (7:00-11:44 p.m., ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network. The legendary Cecil B. DeMille film from 1956 was an annual tradition for many families who gathered to watch the story of Moses every Easter. Starring Charlton Heston in the iconic role of Moses, the film from Paramount Pictures also stars legendary actors Yul Brynner as Rameses, Anne Baxter as Queen … Continue reading
If the big guy in red doesn’t fulfill all of your holiday wishes, turn on ABC to get a blustery treat as Disney’s annual Christmas parade and special gets a Frozen makeover. This year’s 31st annual Christmas Day special has been renamed the Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration in a nod to last year’s movie smash. Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts hosts the celebration from Walt Disney World in Florida with musical performances from Train, Ariana Grande, Lucy Hale, Trisha Yearwood and more. GMA Contributor and ESPN football analyst Tim Tebow will also report from Florida. Meteorologist Rob Marciano will … Continue reading
In 2014, Turner Networks is airing its 18th annual “24 Hours of A Christmas Story” programming event starting Christmas Eve at 8pm ET/PT and continuing until 8pm on Christmas Day. The running of the beloved 1983 film for 12 consecutive showings has become a holiday tradition for many; so much so, that this year, along with its usual airing on TBS, the marathon will also be simulcast on sister network TNT for the first time. This marks a homecoming of sorts for the film on TNT; when Turner Networks started this marathon in 1997, it originally aired on TNT before … Continue reading
The Z100 Jingle Ball is an annual holiday concert that features the year’s hottest pop stars in a sassy, sexy concert. Everybody who is anybody is there performing or presenting. Musicians who perform during the annual Jingle Ball know they’re what’s hot right now. This year’s Jingle Ball airs Dec. 18 on The CW and features mega-watt musical performances and incredible guest presenters. This is a much buzzed-about concert and one of the larger, non-award show music events of the year. What Jingle Ball 2014 moment will everyone be talking about the next day? (My guess is the absolutely scandalous … Continue reading
The 2003 film Elf, starring Will Ferrell, has become a holiday classic for many people. So much so that it was also turned into a hit Broadway musical. The story now has a third incarnation, an hourlong NBC special called Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas (Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 8pm ET/PT) which is based on the film and the stage production. Following in the mold of past holiday TV classics, notably several of the Rankin/Bass productions, this special will be presented in stop-motion animation, and will feature nine songs. It promises an all-new retelling of Buddy the Elf’s absurd yet heartwarming … Continue reading
Tonight on ABC, families who deck their halls on an epic scale compete for bragging rights — and cool cash as The Great Christmas Light Fight returns for Season 2. In each of tonight’s back-to-back episodes, four families from around the country showcase their elaborate light displays in the hopes of winning $50,000. Celebrity designers Michael Moloney & Sabrina Soto (both from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) judge the amazing displays that feature thousands of choreographed lights, dozens of inflatables and plastic sculptures and living nativities. Tonight’s first episode (airing at 8pm, ET) features four families from across the country showcasing their … Continue reading