Halloween TV Specials 2013: Spooky Movies And Shows To Watch On Thursday, Oct. 31

 @AmandaTVScoop
on October 30 2013 2:35 PM

halloween Boo!  Happy Halloween

Too old to go trick or treating? Stuck inside handing out candy? You’re favorite movie sold out at Redbox? Fret not! We’ve got the lowdown on every Halloween special and movie that will be playing on Halloween night, Thursday, Oct. 31.

6:30 p.m.

“Halloween 2” (Spike) –2009 -- “Michael Myers returns to Haddonfield to resolve some unfinished family business and kills everyone in his path before coming face-to-face with his most-formidable adversary to date.”

7 p.m.

“The Addams Family” (ABC Family) – 1991 -- "Morticia and Gomez welcome the return of Uncle Fester in this adaptation of the cartoons and TV series.”

“A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child” (SyFy) 1989 -- “A teen’s unborn baby is possessed by Freddy.”

“The Descent: Part 2” (LOGO) 2009 -- “The traumatized lone survivor of a spelunking trip gone wrong is forced to return to the cave to help a rescue team discover the whereabouts of her missing friends, who fell victim to deadly underground creatures.”

7:30 p.m.

Village Halloween Parade (WPIX) – Coverage from the 40th annual Halloween procession in New York City’s Greenwich Village.

“Paranormal Activity 2” (FX) – “In this horror sequel, a family comes under attack from supernatural forces.”

“Scooby-Doo!: Camp Scare” (Cartoon Network) 2010 -- “Scooby-Doo and his friends investigate the strange happenings at Camp Little Moose, where campfire ghost stories have a reputation for coming to life.”

8 p.m.

“SNL Halloween” (NBC) – Special Halloween-theme sketches from “Saturday Night Live.”

“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” (ABC) – The 1966 cartoon where Charlie Brown is finally invited to a Halloween party while Linus waits in the pumpkin patch for the Great Pumpkin.

“The Vampire Diaries” (CW) –**NOTE: “THE VAMPIRE DIAIRES” MAY BE PUSHED BACK TO 9 P.M. OR 10 P.M. FOR VIEWERS IN THE NEW YORK METRO AREA. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTING. ** In “Monster’s Ball,” Elena meets a sad and secretive student on campus. Later, Elena and Damon attend the Whitmore Historical Ball dressed as Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. While there, Elena receives a disturbing message from Dr. Maxfield. Meanwhile, Nadia reveals her surprising history to Katherine; and Silas demands that Damon commit an unthinkable act.”

“Pumpkin Palooza” (The Weather Channel) – “A look at the top 10 creative uses for pumpkins.”

“Deadtime Stories” (Nick) – In “Grave Secrets,” four kids "set out to bury a dead bird and discover a terrifying secret about their spooky elderly neighbor.”

“The Lost Boys” (VH1) 1987 -- “Vampire tale with Corey Haim going to bat for his brother, the target of bloodsucking teens.”

“Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers” (AMC) 1989 -- “The killer’s telepathic niece knows when he’s about to strike.”

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (OVATN) 1975 -- “Kinky transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter offers shelter to a stranded straitlaced couple.

“Saw 3” (IFC) 2006 -- “The police continue their hunt for the torture master Jigsaw, who is now terminally ill but has a female apprentice in this anemic sequel.”

“Gremlins” (CMT) 1984 -- “Vicious little creatures wreak havoc on Smalltown, U.S.A., during the Christmas season.”

8:30 p.m.

“The Millers” (CBS) – In “Giving The Bird”: “It’s Halloween, and Nathan, Debbie and Adam take Mikayla trick-or-treating to the house of an old woman whom everyone in the neighborhood thinks is a witch. Meanwhile, Nathan and Debbie are furious when they discover Carol lied about what really happened to the pet parrot they'd had as kids.”

“Ghostbusters” (Comedy Central) 1984 --Horror comedy about New York City under attack by supernatural demons.

“Top Hallow Screams” (The Weather Channel) – “A look at the top 10 indoor/outdoor Halloween places.”

“Deadtime Stories” (Nick) – Repeat: “The Beast of Baskerville.”

9 p.m.

“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) – In “Thriller”: “Eerie patients arrive at the hospital on Halloween, and one of them puts a doctor’s welfare at risk. Meanwhile, Derek and Ben team up for a new surgical procedure; and Richard requests that a second-year resident perform his surgery, infuriating Bailey.

“Addams Family Values” (ABC Family) 1993 --  “The spooky clan returns for this sequel, in which Gomez and Morticia welcome their new baby boy and Fester plans to wed.”

“Freddy Vs. Jason” (SyFy) 2003 -- “After Freddy resurrects Jason, the slasher-film icons go on a killing spree, but clash over who is doing a better job.”

“Queen Of The Damned” (LOGO) 2002 -- “Based on Anne Rice’s novel, the vampire Lestat is a rock star conspiring with the Queen of the Vampires for world domination.”

9:30 p.m.

“Anger Management” (FX) – In “Charlie And The Devil”: “A disturbed patient joins Charlie’s therapy group.”

10 p.m.

“Paranormal Activity (FX) 2007 -- “When married couple Katie and Micah become convinced that their house is haunted, they set up camera to catch the spirit on video.”

“Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers” (AMC) 1995 -- “The Shape returns to a small town for another night of deadly tricks.”

“The Haunting Of …” (LMN) – “Giancarlo Esposito visits one of his former homes in Ridgefield, Conn.”

10:15 p.m.

“Saw IV” (IFC) 2007 -- “More torture and gore revolving around an abducted cop and the hunt for a killer who is continuing the deadly legacy of Jigsaw and his protégé.”

11 p.m.

“Halloween: H2O” (SyFy) 1998 -- “After 20 years, Laurie Strode, now the headmistress of a private school, is still struggling with the memories of the maniac killer, Michael Myers – when he suddenly reappears – with a vengeance.”

“The Haunting Of …” (LMN) – “Jay Thomas visits his former home in Santa Barbara, Cal.”

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