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Freeform's 18th Annual "13 Nights of Halloween" Holiday Programming Event Airs October 19 - 31
It will feature the network television premiere of "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls" and the Freeform premiere of "Spooky Buddies."

[via press release from Freeform]


Featuring the Network Television Premiere of 'R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls' and the Freeform Premiere of 'Spooky Buddies'

Plus, Even More Movies on the Freeform App and Freeform.com Including 'Hocus Pocus' for the First Time on Digital

Freeform scares up some fun with its annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN celebration, featuring programming filled with thrills and chills as you count down to Halloween. The popular programming event, now in its 18th year, kicks off on Wednesday, October 19 and concludes on Monday, October 31. It will feature the network television premiere of "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls" and the Freeform premiere of "Spooky Buddies." Plus, the perennial favorite "Hocus Pocus."

The Freeform app and Freeform.com are also getting into the haunting holiday spirit with a special 13 Nights of Halloween section, featuring such movies as "Halloweentown," "Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge," "Halloweentown High," "Return to Halloweentown High," Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas," "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls," "Scooby-Doo," "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed," Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride," "The Goonies," "Practical Magic" and, for the first time on digital, "Hocus Pocus."

Following is a listing of frightful programming taking place October 19 - 31 during Freeform's


Night One - Wednesday, October 19

The 18th annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN kicks off with the spooky classic Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (5:30 - 7:00 p.m. EDT). Next, it's the network television premiere of "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls" (7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EDT). Then, everyone's favorite Halloween sisters from "Hocus Pocus" (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT) deliver the scares. Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT) rounds out the evening with an invitation to the creepiest wedding ever!

Night Two - Thursday, October 20

Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (3:30 - 5:00 p.m. EDT) is back for another round of holiday fun, followed by the beloved Halloween classic "Hocus Pocus" (5:00 - 7:00 p.m. EDT). Then, hang out with everyone's favorite frightening family, "The Addams Family" (7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EDT) and "Addams Family Values" (9:00- 11:00 p.m. EDT). Finally, get to know the mother-daughter scream queen team in "The Final Girls" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Three - Friday, October 21

They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're altogether ooky, they're "The Addams Family" (4:30 - 6:30 p.m. EDT) and "Addams Family Values" (6:30 - 8:30 p.m. EDT). Then, try to outrun the Headless Horseman terrorizing the town of "Sleepy Hollow" (8:30 - 11:00 p.m. EDT). Stay up late for extra chills with "Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Four - Saturday, October 22

The day of Halloween hijinks kicks off with the Freeform premiere of "Spooky Buddies" (7:00 - 9:10 a.m. EDT). Then it's "ParaNorman" (9:10 - 11:20 a.m. EDT), followed by "Sleepy Hollow" (11:20 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT). Always remember, "The Goonies" (2:00 - 4:40 p.m. EDT) are good enough. Later, grab some Rooby Racks and catch a double feature of "Scooby-Doo" (4:40 - 6:50 p.m. EDT) and "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" (6:50 - 9:00 p.m. EDT). Enroll with Mike and Sulley in Disney�Pixar's "Monsters University" (9:00 - 11:30 p.m. EDT), and stay to watch Buzz, Woody and all your favorite toys work together to track down their missing friend in Disney�Pixar's "Toy Story of TERROR!" (11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. EDT). Cap off your day of thrills with a walk down the aisle with Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Five - Sunday, October 23

Cuddle under the covers while watching "The Goonies" (7:30 - 10:10 a.m. EDT). Then, revisit "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls" (10:10 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. EDT). Next, see if you can help the meddling kids solve mysteries in "Scooby-Doo" (12:20 - 2:30 p.m. EDT) and "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" (2:30 - 4:40 p.m. EDT). Catch the story of a magical little girl in Matilda (4:40 - 6:50 p.m. EDT). Later, hang with Woody and Buzz in Disney�Pixar's "Toy Story of TERROR!" (6:50 - 7:20 p.m. EDT). Scare yourself silly with Disney�Pixar's "Monsters University," (7:20 - 9:50 p.m. EDT). Finish your night with the Sanderson Sisters in "Hocus Pocus" (9:50 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Six - Monday, October 24

Fall in love - at your own risk - with the Owens sisters in "Practical Magic" (7:00 - 9:00 a.m. EDT). Later, check in with magical Matilda (3:00 - 5:00 p.m. EDT). Spend some time with Gomez, Morticia and the rest of "The Addams Family" (5:00 - 7:00 p.m. EDT) and learn some "Addams Family Values" (7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EDT). Enjoy a bit of "Hocus Pocus" (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT) and end your night with some hilarious hi-jinkies in "Scooby-Doo" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Seven - Tuesday, October 25

It's a love triangle to end all love triangles in "Death Becomes Her" (7:00 - 9:00 a.m. EDT). Then, hang with Uncle Fester and "The Addams Family" (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. EDT), followed by "Addams Family Values" (6:00 - 8:00 p.m. EDT). Finish off the night with "Halloweentown" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Eight - Wednesday, October 26

Learn some new tricks with "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. EDT). Then, Barnabas Collins returns from the dead in "Dark Shadows" (6:00 - 8:30 p.m. EDT). Next, don't lose your head in "Sleepy Hollow" (8:30 - 11:00 p.m. EDT). Finally, it's "Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Nine - Thursday, October 27

Join Chunk in "The Goonies" (4:00 - 6:30 p.m. EDT) and Ichabod Crane in "Sleepy Hollow" (6:30 - 9:00 p.m. EDT). Then, mix up some mischief with "Hocus Pocus" (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT). End your day attending "Halloweentown High" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Ten - Friday, October 28

On frightful Friday, go treasure hunting with "The Goonies" (12:00 - 2:30 p.m. EDT) and practice some "Hocus Pocus" (2:30 - 4:30 p.m. EDT). Then, volunteer as Tribute with the double feature "The Hunger Games" (4:30 - 7:30 p.m. EDT) and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (7:30 - 11:00 p.m. EDT). Round out the night with "Return to Halloweentown" (12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Eleven - Saturday, October 29

What's this? What's this? A day of double features, starting with Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (7:00 - 8:35 a.m. EDT) and "Corpse Bride" (8:35 - 10:35 a.m. EDT). Next up, "The Hunger Games" (10:35 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. EDT) and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (1:45 - 5:15 p.m. EDT). Later, spend time some with Uncle Fester and Cousin It in "The Addams Family" (5:15 - 7:20 p.m. EDT) and "Addams Family Values" (7:20 - 9:25 p.m. EDT). Mix up a potion with some "Hocus Pocus" (9:25 - 11:30 p.m. EDT) and cap off the night with one more Tim Burton classic, "Sleepy Hollow" (11:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Twelve - Sunday, October 30

You are cordially invited to see Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride" (7:00 - 9:00 a.m. EDT) before going on an extraordinary adventure with the pups of "Spooky Buddies" (9:00 - 11:05 a.m. EDT). Then, it's a double feature of everyone's favorite hungry hound "Scooby-Doo" (11:05 a.m. - 1:10 p.m. EDT) and "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" (1:10 - 3:15 p.m. EDT). Let Lurch show you inside the home of "The Addams Family" (3:15 - 5:20 p.m. EDT) and brush up on your "Addams Family Values" (5:20 - 7:25 p.m. EDT). Watch out for those witchy sisters in "Hocus Pocus" (7:25 - 9:30 p.m. EDT). Stay up if you dare for "Sleepy Hollow" (9:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. EDT).

Night Thirteen - Monday, October 31

All Hallows Eve is upon us and promises to bring with it a day full of ghosts, witches and monsters. The day kicks off with "The Goonies" (7:00 - 9:30 a.m. EDT). Then, watch "ParaNorman" (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT) fight off ghosts and zombies. Next, it's your last chance to catch "Scooby-Doo" (1:00- 3:00 p.m. EDT) and "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" (3:00 - 5:00 p.m. EDT) before saying goodbye to "The Addams Family" (5:00 - 7:00 p.m. EDT) and "Addams Family Values" (7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EDT). Wrap up 13 Nights of chills with back to back airings of "Hocus Pocus" (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT, and 12:00 - 2:00 a.m. EDT).

About Freeform

Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, Freeform is distributed in 94 million homes. The network connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. The network delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.

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