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NOGGIN Celebrates the Spookiest Day of the Year

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at 12:00am

NOGGIN, the commercial-free, educational preschool network from Nickelodeon, will premiere a spooky new episode of the original animated series PINKY DINKY DOO, as part of the network's annual Halloween marathon on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm (ET).

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TELETOON Gives Kids What They Want For Halloween

TELETOON has a spooky lineup planned for October in celebration of Halloween as well as Canadas Thanksgiving Day.

On Friday the 13th at 4:00 pm (ET/PT), TELETOON will air Tim Burtons BEETLEJUICE, staring Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis. To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, TELETOON will hold a movie marathon on Oct. 9. The schedule includes:


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Rob Zombie to Helm Halloween Re-imagining

Dimension Films has announced that they will make a new HALLOWEEN movie with Rob Zombie (THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES) writing, directing and serving as a producer. Malek Akkad of Trancas Intl Films (HALLOWEEN H20: 20 YEARS LATER) will produce along with Andy Gould of Vision Ent. Group (THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES). Zombie will also serve as music supervisor. Miramax Films will co-finance the development with Dimension Films.

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YTV Schedules Scares for Halloween

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 12:00am

YTV has scheduled a host of scary programming to celebrate Halloween.

On Sunday, Oct. 30, the channel will be hosting a Halloween Dress Rehearsal with a 13-hour marathon of Halloween-themed shows.

JIMMY NEUTRON: PHANTOM OF RETROLAND will air at 8:00 am (also airing Monday, Oct. 31 at 8:00 am). For Nicks history report, he tells about the Phantom of Retroland, a monster who lives at the local amusement park. In the interest of science, Jimmy sets out to disprove this urban tale with a little help from Carl and Sheen.

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The Grudge Wins Halloween Box Office

Sonys horror hit, THE GRUDGE, led the box office chart for the second week in a row, scaring up $21.8M over the Halloween weekend ended Oct. 31, 2004, on its way to $70.6M. Universals Ray Charles biopic, RAY, debuted at number two with $20M, while Lions Gates SAW bowed in third place with $18.2M. DreamWorks 3D-animated SHARK TALE slipped to fourth with $7.5M and a whopping cume of $146.8M. Miramaxs SHALL WE DANCE? finished fifth with $6.2M and $33.9M.

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30-Second Bunnies Celebrate Halloween on STARZ!

As part of its horror movie line-up in celebration of Halloween, STARZ! will be hosting the STARZ! Hare-Raising Halloween Marathon, featuring the 30-Second Bunnies Theatre Troupe. The marathon begins at 9:00 pm ET/PT on Oct. 30, 2004, and runs through midnight of Oct. 31. Angry Alien Prods award-winning bunnies with re-enact SCREAM, FREDDY VS. JASON and THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE throughout the Halloween Marathon.

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Monster Lineup Slated for Halloween Weekend on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network will offer a bag full of treats for the Halloween weekend including a three-hour block on Oct. 30, 2004, to feature the Scary Saturday Block Party; and the Billy and Mandy Dare-A-Thon will take over seven hours on October 31.

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San Francisco SIGGRAPH Halloween Pirate Booty Bash

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, November 1, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: November 1, 2003


The First Annual San Francisco SIGGRAPH Halloween Pirate Booty Bash and Costume Party with honored guests ILM!

Set sail with San Francisco SIGGRAPH as we launch our First Annual Halloween Pirate Booty Bash and Costume Party with ILM. This special event will feature a Showcase of ILM's astounding visual design work on Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean motion picture. After the ILM Showcase, enjoy a buffet with drinks and prepare to come aboard our Halloween Booty Bash with live music, dancing and a costume contest. Date: Saturday, November 1st


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Nick Hands Out Animated Halloween Episode Premieres

Nickelodeon rattles a five-day chain of Halloween specials for Shriek Week -- October 27-Friday, October 31, 2003 -- featuring spooky episodes premieres of THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY NEUTRON, BOY GENIUS, CHALKZONE, DORA THE EXPLORER and MAX & RUBY and a morning-till-night marathon on Halloween Day.

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KISS’ Paul Stanley Part of Halloween Happenings on The WB and Kids’ WB

The WB offers scary-family-fun during its first-ever all-original Halloween themed programming lineup on October 24, 2003 (8:00-10:00 pm). The WB will kickoff the fright-night festivities with the second original primetime special for the network, A SCOOBY-DOO HALLOWEEN (8:00 pm), followed by BUGS BUNNY'S HOWL-OWEEN SPECIAL (8:30 pm) and the hilarious horrors in THE WB'S OUTRAGEOUS HALLOWEEN OUTTAKES (9:00-10:00 pm). On Oct. 25, Kids WB! Offers a holiday-themed episode of JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES.

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Hamtaro Hits Burger King for Halloween

Characters from ShoPro Entertainment's series HAMTARO will be featured as Halloween toys at Burger King restaurants. The toys will be available in North America from Oct. 6 to Nov. 2, 2003. This promotion will coincide with a special Halloween episode of the series airing in the U.S. on Cartoon Network Oct. 21 at 8:00 pm and Oct. 30, 2003 at 8:30 pm.

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Disney Int’l Gets Mainframe Spooktakular

Walt Disney Television Int'l (WDTV-I) has acquired broadcast rights to Mainframe Entertainment Inc.'s animated Halloween special SCARY GODMOTHER HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR for its channels in Asia, Latin America, Italy and Germany.

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Mainframe Completes CGI Scary Godmother Special Using SOFTIMAGEXSI

Vancouver-based Mainframe Entertainment, Inc., a leading creator of computer animation, has digitized the last pixel on it's first one-hour primetime special, SCARY GODMOTHER HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR, scheduled to air on Canada's YTV network this coming Halloween, October 31, 2003. Mainframe CEO, Rick Mischel, said this is the first time an animation company has made a television special using feature-film quality SOFTIMAGEXSI software. The show is based on the popular comics and children's books by the award-winning artist and writer, Jill Thompson, who also served as the art director.

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It's A Nightmare! Tim Burton's Animated Films at L.A.'s El Capitan Theater

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 25, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 25, 2002

Ho-ho-horrors! Make no bones about it, Jack Skellington is back-along with some of his monstrously good friends-as The El Capitan Theater a Halloween season triple threat: Tim Burton's stop-motion animation classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas, featuring music by Danny Elfman, along with the rarely seen Tim Burton shorts, Frankenweenie and Vincent.

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Cartoon Network Scares Up Halloween Fun

You can settle down with some creepy fiends in your own home this Halloween, thanks to Cartoon Network. Every Friday night in October from 8:00 pm until 1:00 am, Cartoon Network is serving up classic episodes of SCOOBY DOO, plus Cartoon Network originals COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG and GRIM & EVIL. You can never have enough Courage, so you can watch COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG tangle with such threats as the savage Weremole, the sinister Katz, the devious French duck Le Quack and even the misunderstood Bigfoot during the 24-Hour COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG Marathon on Halloween day.

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Disney Announces Halloween Haunts For Pooh & Rolie Polie Olie

In celebration of Halloween, Walt Disney Home Video will be releasing two holiday themed WINNIE THE POOH videos and one ROLIE POLIE OLIE title. In ROLIE POLIE OLIE: A SPOOKIE OOKIE HALLOWEEN, Olie and Billie decide to make Zowie's first Spookie Ookie Day one full of frights. In BOO TO YOU TOO!, Pooh and friends get their costumes ready, but Piglet is just too scared to join in. In FRANKENPOOH, the Hundred Acre Woods crew has a howling good time in three scary tales. A SPOOKIE OOKIE HALLOWEEN will sell for US$12.99, while the two POOH videos will retail for US$14.99.