ABC Family’s ’13 Nights of Halloween’ Features 6 Program Premieres

ABC Family’s ’13 Nights of Halloween’ Features 6 Program Premieres

It’s almost time for the ghoulies and ghosties and other scary spookies to come out and play, and ABC Family leads the frightfest with their 13 Nights of Halloween programming. Now in its 15th season, this year’s festivities include 6 premieres, one of them being the debut of the Pretty Little Liars spinoff, Ravenswood.

Now pull out those calendars and neon highlighters and check out the list of programs which will begin on October 19th and end on the 31st.

Night One – Sunday, October 19th
The 15th annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN launches an all day scarefest with a mini marathon of comedy series “The Middle,” featuring all of the Heck family’s Halloween hijinks (7:00 – 8:30 AM ET/PT).  New York’s only hope in the midst of a crime wave is the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (8:30 – 10:30 AM ET/PT).  Gotham City is under attack by The Joker in “Batman” at 10:30 AM- 1:30 PM ET/PT, then “Batman Returns” (1:30 – 4:30 PM ET/PT) to thwart The Penguin’s evil plans.  “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride” (4:30 – 6:25 PM ET/PT) kicks off a Tim Burton double feature, with “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (6:25 – 8:00 PM ET/PT) doubling your frights.  Catch the network premiere of “Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story OF TERROR!” (8:00 – 8:30 PM ET/PT), where Buzz, Woody and all your favorite toys must work together to track down their missing friend.  Then meet us down on the Scare Floor for “Disney/Pixar’s Monsters, Inc.” (8:30 – 10:30 PM ET/PT).  We wrap up our night with how Batman came to be in “Batman Begins” at 10:30 PM – 12:30 AM ET/PT.

Night Two – Monday, October 20th
Spend the day with the master of Halloween entertainment Tim Burton, starting with a trip down the rabbit hole with “Alice in Wonderland” (7:00 – 9:30 AM ET/PT), then collect your golden ticket to the world of Wonka in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (9:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET/PT).  Then visit with “Coraline” (12:00 – 2:00 PM ET/PT), a little girl who realizes an idealized version of her unhappy home comes with its own secrets.  Then it’s back to Burton with “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride” (2:00 – 3:55 PM ET/PT) and the creepiest wedding of the year, followed by a haunting holiday in “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (3:55 – 5:30 PM ET/PT).  Join Mike Wazowski and Sulley for some premium scares in “Disney/Pixar’s Monsters, Inc.” (5:30 – 7:30 PM ET/PT), then take another ride on “Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story OF TERROR!” (7:30 – 8:00 PM ET/PT) if you dare.  “The Addams Family” (8:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT) invites you to spend the evening with them and learn some “Addams Family Values” (10:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Three – Tuesday, October 21st
Watch out for the Red Queen as you revisit the fantastical Wonderland in “Alice in Wonderland” (6:30 – 8:30 PM ET/PT), then it’s the tale of immortal love in “Twilight” (8:30 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).  Stay up late for extra chills with “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT), where someone is watching, and they know your secret!

Night Four – Wednesday, October 22nd
Relive your favorite moments from this season’s search for Red Coat in a “Pretty Little Liars” marathon (11:00 AM – 8:00 PM ET/PT), featuring 9 back to back episodes filled with creepy text messages and even creepier gifts from “A”.  Then break out your Halloween finery as the Liars attend a very unusual costume party on a special brand new Halloween episode of “Pretty Little Liars” at 8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT.  Watch Pretty Little Liars’ Caleb as he steps into a new town where things are stranger than even he’s ever seen in the highly anticipated premiere of new series “Ravenswood” (9:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT).  Additionally you can catch encores of the “Ravenswood” premiere at 10:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT and 1:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT, with the “Pretty Little Liars” Halloween episode  airing in between at 12:00 -1:00 AM ET/PT.

Night Five – Thursday, October 23rd
Tag along with the “Pretty Little Liars” (5:30 – 6:30 PM ET/PT) as they search for the truth about Ali, in an encore of the Halloween special, followed by another visit to the supernatural town of “Ravenswood” (6:30 – 7:30 PM ET/PT).  Harry prepares for his final epic battle with He Who Must Not Be Named in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 1″ at 7:30 – 11:00 PM ET/PT.  The night ends with another teen who discovers her magical powers in “Teen Witch” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Six – Friday, October 24th
Captain Jack Sparrow leads a quest to find the mystical Fountain of Youth in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” at 6:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT.  Join the M.I.B. on the search for aliens in the ABC Family premiere of “Men in Black” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).  And end your night with Michael J. Fox’s hairy high school adventures of “Teen Wolf” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Seven – Saturday, October 25th
Try not to be neutralized by the “Men in Black” (7:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) on the search for aliens.  Then watch out for Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, “Beetlejuice” at 9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT. Wrap up with another chance to join Agent J and Agent K of the “Men in Black” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Eight – Sunday, October 26th
It’s back to back supernatural high school hijinks starting with “Teen Wolf Too” (7:30 – 9:30 AM ET/PT), followed by “Teen Wolf” (9:30 – 11:30 AM ET/PT), “Teen Witch” (11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET/PT), and “The Goonies” (1:30 – 3:30 PM ET/PT).  Then it’s another chance to partake in the wacky shenanigans of “Beetlejuice” (4:00 – 6:00 PM ET/PT), and spend some more time with the kookiest, ookiest family on the block in “The Addams Family” (6:00 – 8:00 PM ET/PT) and “Addams Family Values” (8:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT).  It becomes a witchy late night starting with the Sanderson sisters in “Hocus Pocus” (10:00 PM- 12:00 AM ET/PT), followed by four teenage witches in “The Craft” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Nine – Monday, October 27th
That Grinch doesn’t like any holiday in the ABC Family premiere of “Dr. Seuss’ Halloween is Grinch Night” at 7:00 -7:30 AM ET/PT.  Join Gutsy Smurf on a trip to spooky Smurfy Hollow in the ABC Family premiere of “The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow” (7:30 – 8:00 AM ET/PT). Then grab the Scooby snacks for back to back airings of “Scooby Doo” (8:00 – 10:00 AM ET/PT) and “Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET/PT). Trick-or-Treat at “Monster House” (12:00 – 2:00 PM ET/PT) if you dare, then visit with the most charming and magical “Matilda” (2:00 – 4:00 PM ET/PT).  Spend some more time with the kookiest, ookiest family on the block in “The Addams Family” (4:00 – 6:00 PM ET/PT) and “Addams Family Values” (6:00 – 8:00 PM ET/PT).  Don’t drink these witches’ brew as the Sanderson sisters wreak havoc in “Hocus Pocus” (8:00- 10:00 PM ET/PT)!  Then it’s another chance to uncover the mysteries in Rosewood in the “Pretty Little Liars” (10:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT) Halloween special and the premiere episode of “Ravenswood” (11:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Ten – Tuesday, October 28th
It’s back to the scariest house on the block, “Monster House” (5:30 – 7:30 PM ET/PT), followed by the creepiest wedding you’ve ever seen in “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride” (7:30 – 9:25 PM ET/PT).  Then join Jack Skellington in Halloweentown in “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (9:25 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).  And finally, revisit “Coraline” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT), a little girl who discovers the world she thought she wanted is more sinister than she thought.

Night Eleven – Wednesday, October 29th
The night kicks off with a bonus airing of the special Halloween episode of “Pretty Little Liars” (6:00 – 7:00 PM ET/PT) and the “Ravenswood” (7:00 – 8:00 PM ET/PT) premiere episode that introduces the unexplained phenomena of this creepy town.  “Ravenswood” (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) makes its time period debut with a new episode that finds Caleb trying to explain the supernatural happenings he’s witnessed.  Close out your night with the scares and thrills of “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT), then be kept up at night by back to back airings of the first two episodes of chilling series “Ravenswood” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Twelve – Thursday, October 30th
A day of truly spine-tingling frights starts with Mikey, Chunk and the rest of “The Goonies” (11:00 AM – 1:30 PM ET/PT) where Goonies never say die!  Make a deal with the devil in “Death Becomes Her” (1:30 – 3:30 PM ET/PT).  Watch the witchy teens of “The Craft” (3:30 – 5:30 PM ET/PT), then the terrorized teens of “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (5:30 – 7:30 PM ET/PT), and stay for the supernatural teens of “Twilight” (7:30 – 10:00 PM ET/PT). And if you haven’t gotten enough terrorizing teen moments, stick around for an encore of the second episode of “Ravenswood” at 10:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT. Your evening of thrills ends with an encore of “Death Becomes Her” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Thirteen – Friday, October 31st
All Hallows Eve is upon us and promises to bring with it a treat bag full of fun, starting with back to back doses of the mutant crime fighters “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET/PT), and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze” (1:00 – 3:00 PM ET/PT).    Stay tuned for those meddling kids of “Scooby Doo” (3:00 – 5:00 PM ET/PT) and “Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (5:00 – 7:00 PM ET/PT) and watch the Scooby gang defeat evil doers’ dastardly plans. It’s your last chance to hang out with Gomez, Morticia and their kooky crew in “The Addams Family” (7:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) and learn some “Addams Family Values” (9:00 -11:00 PM ET/PT) of the frightening kind! The Halloween evening wraps up it’s spooktacularness with the ABC Family premiere of “The Others” (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT), where Nicole Kidman fears she is living with ghosts, and not the friendly kind.

Be sure to follow the 13 Nights on Facebook and Twitter (@ABCF13Nights) and connect with others while watching the shows.

Have fun and Happy Hallow-scream!

 

About Liz

Liz is a wife and mother of three from the Nashville area who likes being able to discuss her favorite TV shows with adults sometimes. She is addicted to the Sookie Stackhouse novels and was a huge fan of the HBO series based on the books, True Blood. Her other favorite shows include Chuck, Grimm, Pretty Little Liars, Once Upon a Time, The Blacklist, Witches of East End, The Goldbergs, Sleepy Hollow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter, just to name a few. Contact her at bethanne@nicegirlstv.com.

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