ABC Family’s ‘13 Nights of Halloween’ Holiday Programming Event Airing October 19th– 31st

ABC Family scares up 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN for the 14th consecutive spine tingling year, with programming filled with chills and thrills as you countdown to Halloween. The popular programming event, starting Friday, October 19, and concluding on Wednesday, October 31, features a brand new episode of “Pretty Little Liars” featuring special guest “glampire” Adam Lambert, and the season finale of “Switched at Birth.” The stunt will also include a massive mix of Halloween-themed programming airing for the 13 nights leading up to Halloween.

Following is a listing of frightastic programming taking place October 19-31 during ABC Family’s 13 Nights of Halloween.

Night One – Friday, October 19

The 14th annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN kicks off with the sixth chilling installment in the Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Half–Blood Prince” (1:00 – 4:30 PM ET/PT). An evil spirit is resurrected and will stop at nothing to bring his love back to life in “The Mummy” (4:30 – 7:00 PM ET/PT). Then cap off the first night of Halloween mania with a double dose of those creepy and kooky members of “The Addams Family” (7:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT), followed by “Addams Family Values” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).

Night Two – Saturday, October 20

The thrills start early with a special Halloween episode of “Melissa and Joey” (7:00 – 7:30 AM ET/PT). Then conjure up even more Melissa Joan Hart in the spellbinding film “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” (7:30 – 9:30 AM ET/PT). A lonely boy finds an unlikely best friend in “The Little Vampire” (9:30 – 11:30 AM ET/PT), while a teenage girl decides to get in touch with her witchy side in “Teen Witch” (11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET/PT). Then you’ve found the golden ticket in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (1:30 – 4:00 PM ET/PT). Revisit the creepiest family around with back to back airings of “The Addams Family” (4:00 – 6:00 PM ET/PT) and “Addams Family Values” (6:00 – 8:00 PM ET/PT).

Then, if you dare, you have a date with the Sanderson sisters in “Hocus Pocus” (8:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT), with a bonus chance to catch the sisters immediately after (10:00 PM -12:00 AM ET/PT). If you still haven’t had enough, jump down the rabbit hole to visit “Alice in Wonderland” and see Johnny Depp as a truly “Mad” Hatter (12:00 – 2:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Three – Sunday, October 21

Spend the day with a master of Halloween entertainment with back to back Tim Burton, starting with Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (8:00 – 9:30 AM ET/PT). Continue on with “Coraline” (9:30 – 11:30 AM ET/PT), the story of a little girl who realizes an idealized version of her unhappy home comes with its own secrets. Then it’s back to Burton when you’re invited to attend the spookiest wedding of the year in Tim Burton’s “Corpse Bride” (11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET/PT). Watch out for the Red Queen as you revisit the fantastical Wonderland in “Alice in Wonderland” (1:30 – 4:00 PM ET/PT) followed by a return to the world of Wonka in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (4:00 – 6:30 PM ET/PT).

Then it’s back to Halloweentown for another chance to see Jack Skellington create a scary Christmas in Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (6:30 – 8:00 PM ET/PT). Watch a young ghost couple battle with mortals for control of their house with “Beetlejuice” (8:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT), then end your magical evening with the story of a young man with scissors for hands, in “Edward Scissorhands” (10:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Four – Monday, October 22

Halloween mania kicks off for the day with an encore presentation of the haunting story of “Edward Scissorhands” (6:00 – 8:00 PM ET/PT). The Kennish and Vasquez family celebrate fall on the first season finale of “Switched at Birth” (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT). Then spend the evening with two of the most enchanting witches around in “Practical Magic” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT). Take a walk down memory lane in Rosewood when Alison was queen bee and “A” first came out to play for Halloween, on a special airing of last year’s “Pretty Little Liars” (12:00 – 1:00 AM ET/PT) Halloween special episode.

Night Five – Tuesday, October 23

Watch out for a black hoodie because “A” is providing a full day of suspense and danger with a “Pretty Little Liars” marathon (7:00 AM – 8:00 PM ET/PT), featuring 14 back to back episodes. Then board the Ghost Train with the residents of Rosewood on a special brand new Halloween episode of “Pretty Little Liars” (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) featuring singer Adam Lambert. Watch the sinister Sanderson sisters in “Hocus Pocus” (9:00 PM – 11:00 AM ET/PT) and relive Adam Lambert’s “glampire” and the rest of the Ghost Train frights on a bonus airing of the “Pretty Little Liars” Halloween special episode (12:00 – 1:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Six – Wednesday, October 24

Revisit those wicked Sanderson sisters and their hauntingly evil plans for immortality in “Hocus Pocus” (5:00 – 7:00 PM, ET/PT). Zoinks! You better stock up on Scooby snacks, with back to back airings of “Scooby Doo” (7:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) and “Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).

Night Seven – Thursday, October 25

Watch the Mystery Inc. gang save Spooky Island in “Scooby Doo” (5:00 – 7:00 PM ET/PT). Stop by “The Haunted Mansion” (7:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) where the spirited residents are “dying” to meet you. The spooktacular fun continues as three kids discover the scary house next door is actually alive in the ABC Family Premiere of “Monster House” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).

Night Eight – Friday, October 26

Return, foolish mortals, to “The Haunted Mansion” (5:00 – 7:00 PM ET/PT) and visit again with the “grim, grinning ghosts,” for spine-tingling fun! Go from a haunted house to a monstrous house in “Monster House” (7:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT). Then wrap up the night with the story of a magical little girl who uses her extraordinary gifts to change her unhappy life in “Matilda” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).

Night Nine – Saturday, October 27

Make sure you have plenty of Pixie dust with Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, and Peter Pan in “Hook” (7:00 – 10:00 AM ET/PT). Then the Halloween hijinks kick in to high gear with back to back airings of “Scooby Doo” (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET/PT) and “Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (12:00 – 2:00 PM ET/PT).

Spend some more time with the kookiest, ookiest family on the block in “The Addams Family” (2:00 – 4:00 PM ET/PT) and “Addams Family Values” (4:00 – 6:00 PM ET/PT). Then it’s back to the most sinister house you’ll ever see in “Monster House” (6:00 – 8:00 PM ET/PT). Head over to Monstropolis with Mike and Sulley for the scariest laughs ever in Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters Inc.” (8:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT), with a bonus airing immediately after (10:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET/PT). And 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 Ten – Sunday, October 28

A day full of Halloween haunts begins with “Scooby Doo” (7:30 – 9:30 AM ET/PT) and “Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (9:30 – 11:30 AM ET/PT). Drop in on “The Addams Family” (11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET/PT) and stay to learn some “Addams Family Values” (1:30 – 3:30 PM ET/PT). Then get to know “Matilda” (3:30 – 5:30 PM ET/PT), a most magical little girl. The Sanderson sisters are back in “Hocus Pocus” (5:30 – 7:30 PM ET/PT). A young man learns not only is he magical, but he’s also the only one who can stop a thousand-year old evil sorceress in the basic cable premiere of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” (7:30 – 10:00 PM ET/PT). Then it’s another chance to watch the witchy sisters in an encore airing of “Hocus Pocus” (10:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET/PT).

Night Eleven – Monday, October 29

It’s a day full of sorcerers, magic, adventure and a really angry mummy, kicking off with a little girl who discovers how magical she is in “Matilda” (1:30 – 3:30 PM ET/PT). Then you have another chance to battle the forces of evil in “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” (3:30 – 6:00 PM ET/PT). Take off on a thrilling ride in “The Goonies” (6:00 – 8:30 PM ET/PT). Then if you can stand more spine-tingling chills, end your evening with “The Mummy” (8:30 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).

Night Twelve – Tuesday, October 30

They’re heeeerrrreee! A day of truly spine-tingling frights starts with back to back airings of the otherworldly battles between the Freeling family and some truly wicked spirits in “Poltergeist” (12:30 – 3:00 PM ET/PT), “Poltergeist II: The Other Side” (3:00 – 5:00 PM ET/PT) and the ABC Family premiere of “Poltergeist III” (5:00 – 7:00 PM ET/PT).

Then enter another world, the world of Tim Burton, with encore presentations of “Edward Scissorhands” (7:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) and “Beetlejuice” (9:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT).

Night Thirteen – Wednesday, October 31

All Hallows Eve is upon us starting with the wacky shenanigans of “Beetlejuice” (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET/PT). Stay for the unusual story of a young man looking for his place in our strange world in “Edward Scissorhands” (1:00 – 3:00 PM ET/PT). It’s your last chance to hang out with Gomez, Morticia and their kooky crew in “The Addams Family” (3:00 – 5:00 PM ET/PT) and learn some “Addams Family Values” (5:00 -7:00 PM ET/PT) of the frightening kind!

Official ABC Family “13 Nights of Halloween” website:www.abcfamily.com/13nights


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