MuchMusic reveals Halloween week line-up, starting Oct. 23

This Halloween, MuchMusic has killer programming lined up for viewers to sink their teeth into with bloody good premieres, thrilling movies, and exclusive specials, starting Tuesday, Oct. 23.

It all kicks off with the exclusive Canadian premiere of the second annual Halloween episode of Pretty Little Liars (Oct. 23). Much is also the go-to-place for the best Halloween movies, including Paranormal Activity (Oct. 26) and the Scream trilogy (Oct. 27).

Much keeps the thrills going with Halloween themed original programming including MuchMusic Haunted Countdown (Oct. 26) and Video On Trial: Halloween (Oct. 27).

For those who need shake their pumpkins, Much is throwing the best costume party in town with the live-to-air dance party, Electric Circus: Halloween (Oct. 27). Much counts down the day’s most de-frightful Top 10 videos with Today’s Top 10: Halloween (Oct. 29).

Piling on the treats, Much dishes out a spooky block of afternoon favourites, including Malcolm in the Middle, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Clueless in the Afternoon De-Fright (Oct. 26 – 31).

Finally, on Halloween night, viewers can unwrap the fishnets and let the time-warp begin as Much VJs host a live, interactive, and musical Hallow’s Eve party from Much HQ with the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Oct. 31).

Below is a chronological list of Halloween programming on MuchMusic:
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – *Halloween Special*
Friday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET
Aria, Spencer, Hannah, and Emily, everyone’s favourite liars return for a second year in a row with a brand new Halloween themed special which promises to reveal even more dark secrets!

AFTERNOON DE-FRIGHT
Friday, Oct. 26 – 31 at 2 p.m. ET
Viewers can catch up on afternoon favourites with back to back Halloween episodes each day including, MALCOM IN THE MIDDLE, FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, CLUELESS, SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH, and more.

MUCHMUSIC HAUNTED COUNTDOWN
Friday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. ET
Hosted by Liz Trinnear, MuchMusic presents a special countdown of the best Halloween themed music videos, including one very special video that is sure to give viewers a holiday ‘thrill’.

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY – *Movie*
Friday, Oct 26 at 9:30 p.m. ET
MuchMusic scares viewers silly with the un-edited television broadcast of one of the scariest movies of all time, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY. The first of the franchise follows a young couple whom after moving into a suburban home become increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.

SCREAM *Movie – Marathon*
Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET
It wouldn’t be Halloween without the famous slasher franchise SCREAM. From director Wes Craven, Much brings SCREAM, SCREAM 2, and SCREAM 3. Starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, and David Arquette.

VIDEO ON TRIAL: HALLOWEEN
Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 p.m. ET
It’s all about dish, dirt, and deconstruction as Much’s top pop culture experts scare the hell out of some creepy music videos. No music video is safe from these caustic witted jurors, not even the scariest music videos around. The jurors include Dave Kerr, Trevor Boris, Boomer Phillips, Sara Hennessey, Andrew Johnston, and a special appearance by Eddie Della Siepe.

ELECTRIC CIRCUS: HALLOWEEN
Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 p.m. ET
MuchMusic welcomes all Vampires, Zombies, and Gagas to the best Halloween party in town! The ever favourite ELECTRIC CIRCUS returns for a special night hosted by Much VJs T-RexXx and Liz Trinnear.

IDLE HANDS -*Movie*
Monday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. ET
Seventeen-year-old slacker Anton Tobias wakes up one Halloween morning to discover that both of his parents have been turned into two headless Halloween decorations. After speaking to his equally irresponsible friends, Mick and Pnub, he discovers that his right hand has a blood-thirsty mind of its own and is hell-bent on wreaking havoc whether he likes it or not. Starring Devon Sawa, Jessica Alba, Seth Green, and Elden Henson.

TODAY’S TOP 10: HALLOWEEN
Monday, Oct. 29 at 10 p.m. ET
Liz Trinnear counts down videos with a Halloween theme for a special edition of TODAY’S TOP 10.

CARRIE – *Movie*
Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. ET
Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother. CARRIE stars Angela Bettis, Patricia Clarkson, and Rena Sofer.

THE INITIATION OF SARAH – *Movie*
Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. ET
When Sarah, a girl with magic powers, and her normal twin sister Lindsey are invited to join both Alpha Nu Gamma and Pi Epsilon Delta, they discover that the two sororities aren’t just rivals, they’re bitter enemies. Suddenly, Sarah and Lindsey are initiated into an ancient battle between good and evil that threatens to drive the sisters apart and force one of them to make the ultimate sacrifice. Can Sarah learn to master her magic in time to defeat the resident evil on campus? Who can she trust and who will commit an unforgivable act of betrayal? When these supernatural forces collide, they give new meaning to hell week. Starring Mika Boorem, Summer Glau, and Jennifer Tilly.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW – *Movie*
Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m. ET
MuchMusic throws a live musical Hallow’s Eve party with an airing of everyone’s favorite Halloween movie, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Throughout the broadcast, Much’s VJs party Halloween style with a live studio audience and encouraging viewers at home to interact with this cult fave. Get the toast, rice, and water guns ready!

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