Halloween Comes to Family Channel, Disney Jr., Disney XD
Toronto, Canada -- Get ready for an eerie-sistible October with Halloween-themed programming all month long on Astral’s Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD. Family delivers a Monstober line-up of shriek-worthy season premieres and fright-filled flicks, including the network premiere of Disney Channel’s Original Movie, Girl vs. Monster. Disney Junior celebrates Halloween every weekend morning throughout the month with new episodes of Jake and the Never Land Pirates and Doc McStuffins. Disney XD launches a month of Monster Mayhem, with new Halloween-themed episodes of favourite series including a premiere from Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja guest starring Sarah Hyland (Modern Family).
To kick off the month, Family pays tribute to the undead with zombie-themed episodes airing on Friday, October 5 starting at 4 p.m. ET/PT. The line-up includes the second season premiere of Really Me, where Julia arranges for a new zombie film to be shot at Maddy’s house.
It’s a Halloween Night of Premieres on Friday, October 12 beginning at 5 p.m. ET/PT with a new episode of Gravity Falls titled “Summerween” followed by the season two premiere of Austin & Ally and a new episode of A.N.T. Farm. Capping off the night’s thrills is the Disney Channel Original Movie, Girl vs. Monster at 8 p.m. ET/PT, starring Olivia Holt (Disney XD’s Kickin’ It) as Skylar Lewis, a fearless teenager who discovers her family’s closely-guarded secret – that she comes from a long line of monster hunters.
Monstober Fridays continue on Friday, October 19 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT with new Halloween episodes of Good Luck Charlie and Really Me, followed by the second season premiere of Jessie, in which the Ross kids worry about their Halloween plans after a scary old doorman tells them a mysterious legend about the building.
Frightful flicks air throughout the month on Friday nights at 8 p.m. ET/PT and on weekends at 12 p.m. ET/PT and 9 p.m. ET/PT, with titles including Spooky Buddies, Twitches, Twitches Too, Return to Halloweentown and Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie.On October 31, Family rolls out Halloween-themed episodes of fan-favourite series including Gravity Falls, Austin & Ally, A.N.T. Farm, Good Luck Charlie, Really Me and Jessie all day long. Viewers can head to Family OnDemand where episodes from the Monstober celebration are uploaded weekly beginning October 5.
Monstober continues at Family.ca with a dedicated portal launching September 28. Visitors can check out the Halloween-themed site for costume tips, makeup tricks and to play haunting games like the Gravity Falls-themed “Fright Night.” Also launching on Family.ca is a Girl vs. Monster supersite, with new games rolling out throughout October.
Disney Junior celebrates Halloween with treats including Halloween-themed episodes every weekend throughout October from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET. The not-so-scary line-up includes new episodes of Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Doc McStuffins and Handy Manny.