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[10/19/15 - 02:04 PM]
Lock Your Doors and Turn Off the Lights - Because This Halloween, Nat Geo WILD's Freakend Will Give You a Fright!
Get your freak on starting Saturday, October 31, at 12 p.m. ET with two full days of bloodthirsty bats, slithering snakes and mutant monsters in a spooktacular marathon of "World's Weirdest."

[via press release from Nat Geo WILD]

LOCK YOUR DOORS AND TURN OFF THE LIGHTS - BECAUSE THIS HALLOWEEN, NAT GEO WILD'S FREAKEND WILL GIVE YOU A FRIGHT!

Forget About Those Ghosts and Goblins and Witches on Brooms, This Two-Day Marathon of World's Weirdest Brings the Scariest Creatures Right Into Your Living Rooms.

The Nightmare Begins on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 12 p.m. ET on Nat Geo WILD.

(WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 15, 2015) This Halloween, Nat Geo WILD's FREAKEND awakens the spookiest, creepiest and strangest beasts of the animal underworld. Get your freak on starting Saturday, Oct. 31, at 12 p.m. ET with two full days of bloodthirsty bats, slithering snakes and mutant monsters in a spooktacular marathon of World's Weirdest.

From deadly sea anemones that inject venomous neurotoxin into their prey to vicious spiders that trap their victims with a maze of fatal webs, World's Weirdest scares up critters so strange, they're in a whole different class of weirdness. These hourlong episodes feature some of the oddest behaviors and tactics in the animal kingdom. You'll be scared out of your seats when you see what some of these bizarre creatures can do. So tune in for your spooky fix because Nat Geo WILD's FREAKEND is all treats and no tricks!

The FREAKEND schedule includes:

Saturday, Oct. 31
12:00 p.m. ET/9:00 a.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Sharks!
1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Animal Apocalypse
2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Animals Behaving Badly
3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Funny Farms
4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Friends With Benefits
5:00 p.m. ET/ 2:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Extremities
6:00 p.m. ET/ 3:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Happy Hour

Sunday, Nov. 1
12:00 p.m. ET/9:00 a.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Mutants
1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Animal Einsteins
2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Freaks in the Ocean
3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Oddities
4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Freaks of the Sky
5:00 p.m. ET/ 2:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Sneak Attacks
6:00 p.m. ET/ 3:00 p.m. PT: World's Weirdest: Freaks on Land

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About Nat Geo WILD

For more than 30 years, National Geographic has been the leader in wildlife programming. The networks Nat Geo WILD and Nat Geo WILD HD, launched in 2010, offer intimate encounters with nature's ferocious fighters and gentle creatures of land, sea and air that draw upon the cutting-edge work of the many explorers, filmmakers and scientists of the National Geographic Society. Part of the National Geographic Channels US, based in Washington, D.C., the networks are a joint venture between National Geographic and Fox Cable Networks. In 2001, National Geographic Channel (NGC) debuted, and 10 years later, Spanish-language network Nat Geo Mundo was unveiled. The Channels have carriage with all of the nation's major cable, telco and satellite television providers, with Nat Geo WILD currently available in over 58 million U.S. homes. Globally, Nat Geo WILD is available in more than 144 million homes in 140 countries and 28 languages. For more information, visit www.natgeowild.com.





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