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30+ Spooky Days of Animation Coming to Disney TV

Halloween-themed programs planned across Disney’s television platforms include special episodes of fan-favorite animated series ‘Hamster & Gretel’ and ‘PJ Masks,’ plus classic animated features ‘Tim Burton's The Corpse Bride’ and ‘Hotel Transylvania 1, 2 and 3.’

Disney Branded Television's Halloween-themed content is coming to Disney Channel’s "Calling All the Monsters" and Disney Junior's "Trick or Treats," with over a month of daily Halloween-themed programming for kids ages 2-14.

Halloween-themed animated shows include Eureka!, Mickey Mouse Funhouse, Firebuds episodes, and Hamster & Gretel, with marathons kicking off September 25 and running through October 31.

Starting September 26, Disney Channel will air Halloween movies, including fan-favorite animated features Hotel Transylvania, Hotel Transylvania 2, and Hotel Transylvania 3.

Here’s the Disney Channel lineup (all show descriptions from Disney Branded TV):

Saturday, October 1, at 9:30 a.m. EDT:

  • Hamster & Gretel: "The Nightmarionette" - Hamster and Gretel battle a villain who projects people's greatest fears before their eyes. With Kevin and Fred's help, Gretel must face her biggest fears in order to defeat him.

Sunday, October 9, at 7:00 p.m. EDT:

  • Tim Burton's The Corpse Bride

Wednesday, October 19, at 1:00 p.m. EDT:

  • Spookiz

Here’s the Disney Junior lineup (all show descriptions from Disney Branded TV):

Sunday, September 25, at 11:00 a.m. EDT

  • PJ Masks: "Trick or Treat/Trick or Treat Part II" - Orticia gets carried away by tricking, not treating.

Sunday, September 25, at 11:25 a.m. EDT:

  • Minnie's Bow-Toons: "A Dark and Stormy Night at the Party Palace" - Daisy's imagination gets the best of her when she mistakes a cute skunk for the Spooky Doodle Stink Monster.

Monday, September 26, at 11:00 a.m. EDT:

  • Mickey Mouse Funhouse: "The Magic Mansion" - The Great Goofini tries a new magic trick using Daisy's favorite stuffed animal.

Tuesday, September 27, at 11:00 a.m. EDT:

  • Eureka!: “Eurek-Or-Treat" - Eureka's life-like spikosaurus costume gets stolen by a real spikosaurus.

Wednesday, September 28, at 11:00 a.m. EDT:

  • Puppy Dog Pals: "The Pumpkin King/The Elf Who Halloween'd" - When the pumpkin king crown goes missing, the pets make it their mission to find it. Then, an elf friend is in town to experience Halloween, but the pets try too hard to show him how to have fun.

Thursday, September 29, at 11:00 a.m. EDT:

  • Mickey Mouse Funhouse: "Fifty-Foot Pluto!" - Pluto becomes giant-size when he tries to help Franken-Pete get ready for the pumpkin carving contest.

Friday, September 30, at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Disney Channel and 11:00 a.m. EDT on Disney Junior

  • Firebuds: "The Not-So Haunted House/Halloween Heroes" - The Firebuds host a not-so-haunted house for little cars, but Iggy and Rod crash the party. Then, the Firebuds stop a Halloween candy bandit.
    • Lauren "Lolo" Spencer (Give Me Liberty) guest stars as Jayden's sister, Jazzy, and LaChanze (Broadway's The Color Purple) recurs as Jayden's mom, Jenna.

More Disney Junior Halloween episodes throughout the month include:

Friday, October 7 at 11:00 a.m. EDT:

  • Mickey Mouse Funhouse: "Ghosts of Haunted Gulch" - Mickey and the gang get a call from Mayor Clarabelle, who needs help clearing spooky ghosts out of Sunny Gulch.
    • GRAMMY-nominated country singer Mickey Guyton recurs as Wanda Warbler.

Friday, October 14 at 9:45 a.m. EDT:

  • Dino Ranch: "The Creepy Cryosaur" - In the episode, Clara Tinhorn tries to scare the junior ranchers during their pumpkin patch harvest and gets a taste of her own medicine.

Here’s the lineup for Disney XD kicks Halloween-themed episodes kicking off September 25.

October 3-7 with new episodes daily at 5:00 p.m. EDT:

  • GhostForce Season 1 - finale week

Sunday, October 16, at 7:00 p.m. EDT

  • Tim Burton's The Corpse Bride

Monday, October 17, at 8:00 p.m. EDT

  • ZOMBIE-thon special

Throughout October on Disney XD:

  • Toy Story of Terror - Walt Disney Pictures’ animated Halloween television special, produced by Pixar Animation Studios and Disney Television Animation.

Source: Disney Branded Television

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.