Halloween programming on YTV, NICK, Treehouse, Movie Central, Encore Avenue, W Network, CMT and DUSK (Toronto, Canada) This Halloween, Corus Entertainment offers an abundance of Halloween programming with haunting movies, themed episodes and spooky classics sure to give goose bumps all month long. Beginning on Saturday October 1 , Corus will count down to Halloween with a free DUSK preview all month long! Enjoy everything Halloween programming has to offer including Insidious premiering on Movie Central , Coraline and Monsters VS Aliens on YTV and an all-day Johnny Depp Movie Marathon with the network premiere of From Hell on DUSK . FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 JOY RIDE (2001) premieres at 10:00 p.m. ET on DUSKLewis ( Paul Walker ) sets out to drive him and his long term friend ( Leelee Sobieski ) home from college. On the way Lewis picks up his troublesome brother ( Steve Zahn ) who pokes fun at truckers through a CB radio. There joy ride turns terrifying when a teased trucker turns out to be a psychotic killer. WHEN A STRANGER CALLS (2006) premieres at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Encore AvenueCamilla Belle plays a typical high-school student that starts to receive threatening prank calls while babysitting. When she traces the phone number she is horrified to find the source of the calls coming from inside the house. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 UNBREAKABLE (2000) premieres at 10:00 p.m. ET on DUSKM. Night Shyamalan ( Sixth Sense, The Village ) wrote, produced and directed this superhero drama with a strong cast including Golden Globe winner Bruce Willis , Oscar nominated Samuel L. Jackson and Golden Globe nominee Robin Wright . A Philadelphia security guard, David Dunn ( Willis ), slowly discovers that he has superpowers. HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (1999) airs at 10:00 p.m . ET on DUSKIn this remake directed by William Malone ( Creature, Feardotcom ) a millionaire ( Geoffrey Rush ) offers a diverse group of people ( Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter ) $1,000,000 each to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past. Horror ensues as each character slowly finds their fate in the haunted asylum known as the House on Haunted Hill. (r) Sunday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. ET THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU (1996) airs at 8:00 p.m. MT / 9:00 p.m. PT on Encore AvenueAfter a man is rescued and brought to an island, he soon discovers that the island’s doctor has created an experimental-crossbreed of humans mixed with animals. Starring Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer. Classic Creeps starting at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Encore Avenue featuring: THE MUMMY (1999) airsTHE MUMMY RETURNS (2001) INSIDIOUS (2010) premieres at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Movie CentralJames Wan ( Saw, Saw III ) directs this horror movie about a little boy who mysteriously falls into a coma, only for his parents ( Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne ) to try and save their son from the paranormal and evil spirits that fill his endless sleep. (r) Monday, October 31 at 9:30 MT / 10:30 p.m. PT Curses starting at 9:30 MT / 10:30 p.m. PT on Movie Central featuring:THE LAST EXORCISM (2010)DRAG ME TO HELL (2009)FROM WITHIN (2008) SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 R.L. STINE: MOSTLY GHOSTLY airs at 1:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTVMax isn’t a typical 11-year-old: he loves magic, detests sports, and can’t seem to say a single word to his crush, Traci. But when he’s the only one who can see the ghosts haunting his house, they make him the deal of a lifetime! THE DOG WHO SAVED HALLOWEEN (2011) premieres at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVJust before Halloween, George ( Gary Valentine ) is walking his dog Zeus and notices something strange coming from the home next door. George enlists not-quite reformed burglars Ted and Stewey ( Dean Cain and Joey “Coco” Diaz ) to find out what’s going on in there. Typically, it all goes awry for everyone, and only Zeus can save Halloween. (r) Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m. CORALINE (2009) premieres at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVCoraline Jones (voiced by Dakota Fanning ) is a girl of 11 who is feisty, curious, and adventurous beyond her years. She and her parents ( Teri Hatcher , John Hodgman ) have just relocated from Michigan to Oregon. Missing her friends and finding her parents to be distracted by their work, Coraline tries to find some excitement in her new environment. One day, she uncovers a secret door in the house. Walking through the door and then venturing through an eerie passageway, she discovers an alternate version of her life and existence. On the surface, this parallel reality is similar to her real life – only much better. The adults, including the solicitous Other Mother (also voiced by Teri Hatcher), seem much more welcoming to her. She begins to think that this Other World might be where she belongs. But when her wondrously off-kilter, fantastical visit turns dangerous and Other Mother schemes to keep her there, Coraline musters all of her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home – and save her family. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 THE BOY WHO CRIED WEREWOLF (2010) premieres at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVMeet the Sands family — David and his two children Hunter and Jordan ( Victoria Justice ). After falling on hard economic times, the Sands find out their long lost relative, Dragomir Ducovic, has willed them his mansion in Wolfsberg, Romania. They hop on a plane to check out their new home, Wolfsberg Manor; an ancient gothic castle lorded over by the mysterious Madame Varcolac ( Brooke Shields ). Now the Sands are living large. But nothing is ever as easy as it looks especially with a band of bloodsuckers on the loose. Before the Sands clan gets their hands on this mansion, they’ll have to undergo some transformations. (r) Friday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 24 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday October 30 at 12:00 and 6:00 p.m. FANBOY & CHUM CHUM – “ THERE WILL BE SHRIEKS ” – premieres at 6:30 p.m. ET on Nickelodeon Fanboy & Chum Chum hit the streets for the ultimate night of treats, but get the ultimate trick instead! A mysterious figure named Mr. Trick dupes the boys into eating a magical piece of candy that steals away all their taste! THE COVENANT (2006) premieres at 10:00 p.m. ET on DUSK In the Ipswich Colony of Massachusetts, four friends who have superpowers are years-bounded by a covenant of silence. After a fifth person from a bloodline long since banished for greed returns, the four young men must use their powers against the newcomer whose powers are far greater than theirs. THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE (2008) airs at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Encore AvenueIn an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of Emily Rose, a 19-year-old Minnesota college freshman. An exorcism was performed and recorded, and that recording played a pivotal role in the events that followed. Told in terrifying flashbacks, The Exorcism of Emily Rose chronicles the haunting trial of the priest accused of criminal negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed. Inspired by real events, the film stars Laura Linney as the bitter and repressed single lawyer who takes on the task of defending Father Moore ( Tom Wilkinson ), who performed the controversial exorcism. THE RITE (2011) premieres at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Movie CentralBored of his job as a mortician, Michael Kovak ( Colin O’Donoghue ) decides to enter into a seminary, using it to gain free education. After four years of school he is asked to go to Italy to take a course in exorcism due to his admitted lack of faith. There he meets Father Lucas ( Anthony Hopkins ), who not only performs exorcisms but soon gets caught up in a demonic possession with only Michael to help him. (r) Sunday, October 30 at 9:30 MT / 10:30 p.m. PT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 R.L. STINE: HAUNTING HOUR airs at 1:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTVA Gothic girl named Cassie moves to a new town where she’s instantly at odds with the most popular girl in school – Priscilla. But when Priscilla is kidnapped along with her brother, Cassie has no other choice but to search for them. MONSTER HOUSE (2006) airs at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVTwelve-year-old DJ Walters (voice of Mitchel Musso ) has decided there’s something weird about old man Nebbercracker’s ( Steve Buscemi ) house across the street. Things keep disappearing into the dilapidated structure: basketballs, toys and pets. It’s the day before Halloween and DJ and his pal Chowder ( Sam Lerner ) have a run-in with Mr. Nebbercracker after their basketball is mysteriously swept into the house. When the house tries to swallow their new friend Jenny ( Spencer Locke ), they turn to Skull ( Jon Heder ), a twenty-something slacker pizza chef, who advises them that the house could be alive. They come up with a plan to strike at its heart, the basement furnace. But their plan goes awry, and when the house chases them down the street, they must join forces to make the neighborhood safe for trick-or-treaters. (r) Sunday, October 23 at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT NEW SERIES! HOUSE OF ANUBIS premieres at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVNina Martin ( Nathalia Ramos ) arrives from the U.S. and is excited to be starting at a brand-new school in England. She is assigned to live at Anubis House, an old spooky boarding house named after an Egyptian god, and rumoured to be haunted. Nina soon discovers that one of the students, Joy ( Klariza Clayton ), has mysteriously disappeared from the school – the same day she arrives. Joy’s best friend Patricia ( Jade Ramsey ) is really worried, especially when a creepy message appears on the bathroom mirror, saying “Help me! Joy.” Combining mystery, comedy and drama, House of Anubis follows eight students who stumble upon and try to solve a hidden mystery at an English boarding school, while dealing with the highs and lows of their teenage years. House of Anubis airs every Saturday at 7:00 p.m. THE FORSAKEN (2001) premieres at 10:00 p.m. ET on DUSKSean ( Kerr Smith ) is driving cross-country when he picks up a hitch hiker ( Brendan Fehr ) who is also a hunting a group of vampires called the Forsaken. After running into a girl ( Izabella Miko ) that has been infected, Sean begins to help the hitch hiker in his mission to kill the remaining members and stop the vampire virus from infecting himself and others. GHOST SHIP (2002) airs at 8:00 p.m. MT / 9:00 p.m. PT on Encore AvenueDisturbing occurrences begin to happen when a crew tries to tow an abandoned ship from 1962 they found floating at sea. The crew ends up trapped inside the ship and must fight to survive the demonic creature that inhabits the ghost ship. Classic Creeps starting at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Encore Avenue featuring: THE WOLFMAN (2010)WOLFEN (1981) Fangers starting at 9:30 p.m. MT / 10:30 p.m. PT on Movie Central featuring:DAYBREAKERS (2009) 30 DAYS OF NIGHT: DARK DAYS (2010)THIRST (2010) SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS MEET THE WOLFMAN airs at 2:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVThe chipmunks are back in this feature-length adventure that sends up the classic horror film with a story so funny it’s scary. A spooky new neighbour arrives along with mysterious fog enshrouding the neighbourhood, and Alvin insists he hears howling at night. Dave decides that Alvin’s love of all things horror has gotten out of control, and bans any discussion. Simon is scientifically inclined to take Alvin’s theory seriously. (r) Saturday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. MONSTERS VS ALIENS (2009) premieres at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVWhen California girl Susan Murphy ( Reese Witherspoon ) is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches tall. The military jumps into action and Susan is captured and put into a secret government compound. There, she is renamed Ginormica and held along with a ragtag group of Monsters: the brilliant but insect-headed Dr. Cockroach,Ph.D. ( Hugh Laurie ); the macho half-ape, half-fish, The Missing Link ( Will Arnett ); the gelatinous and indestructible B.O.B. ( Seth Rogen ); and the 350-foot grub called Insectosaurus. Their confinement is cut short, however, when a mysterious alien robot lands on Earth and begins storming the country. In a moment of desperation, The President ( Stephen Colbert ) is persuaded to enlist the motley crew of Monsters to combat the alien robot and save the world from imminent destruction. Other stars in this out-of-this-world ensemble include Rainn Wilson as Gallaxhar, the megalomaniac responsible for the alien robots and looking to replicate a new world in his own image; Kiefer Sutherland as General W.R. Monger, an armed forces lifer who’s finally found a use for his collection of detained Monsters…battling the alien invader; and Paul Rudd as Derek Dietl, Susan’s selfish fiancé, who has outgrown his current weatherman position and aspires to network news greatness. (r) Sunday, October 30 at 4:00 p.m. STIR OF ECHOS (1998) airs at 10:00 p.m. ET on DUSKTom Witzky ( Kevin Bacon ), a typical husband and father, finds himself transformed by his realization that supernatural forces beyond his understanding do exist. What he learns during his journey to the brink of insanity will change his life and his neighbourhood forever. Written and directed by David Koepps ( Secret Window, Ghost Town ). MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 BUBBLE GUPPIES – “ HAUNTED HOUSE PARTY ” – premieres at 5:30 p.m. ET on TreehouseThe Bubble Guppies are invited to a costume party at a haunted house! MAX AND RUBY – “ RUBY AND THE BEAST / HALLOWEEN HOUSE / MAX’S TRICK OR TREATS ” – premieres at 7:00 p.m. ET on TreehouseMax and Ruby are searching Grandma’s attic for things to make Halloween costumes out of. They end up choosing the perfect fairytale duo: Beauty (or Ruby) and the Beast. / Ruby wants to decorate the house for Halloween before the trick-or-treaters come, but Max keeps interrupting her because he wants to get to the bowl of candy. / Ruby thinks it would be a fun idea to do a trick for all the homes they go trick-or-treating at. Max just wants all the treats he can get. But in the end, it turns out he’s played the best trick of all. BIG TIME RUSH – “ BIG TIME HALLOWEEN ” – premieres at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTVIt’s Halloween in Palm Woodsylvania and the monstrous personas of Big Time Rush come to light. James is a sexy Vampire, Logan is a Zombie who keeps losing his limbs, Carlos is Franken-Carlos and Kendall is a Werewolf. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 MR. YOUNG – “ MR. MUMMY ” – premieres at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTVThe school is hosting a special Halloween night screening of “Grave Betrayal,” an adaptation of a popular book series featuring a war between mummies and zombies. Adam is thrilled when Echo, a die-hard zombie-lover, asks him to sit with her. Unfortunately, Adam’s mother has grounded him, so he lies about having to conduct parent/teacher interviews at school. DOOMSDAY PROPHECY (2011) airs at 10:00 p.m. MT / 11:00 p.m. PT on Movie Central A book editor is found dead after coming into contact with an artifact that gives you visions of the world ending. A proof reader finds the artifact and ends up running from rogue government agents who want possession of the item. The visions begin to fair true as the proof reader and an archaeologist try to stop what seems like the apocalypse. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 HOW TO BE INDIE – “ HOW TO TAME THE BEAST ” – premieres at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTVWhen Indie gives Abi a makeover, it’s a monster mistake. Meanwhile, Dre and Marlon stage a wizard intervention for AJ. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27 FRESH BEAT BAND – “ GIANT PUMPKIN ” – premieres at 5:30 p.m. ET on TreehouseShout picks a giant pumpkin for the Fall Festival but it’s too big to move by himself. So the Fresh Beats work together to move it. They get to the festival in time and perform as a quartet with their giant pumpkin! SCARED SHREKLESS (2010) airs at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVHalloween is Shrek’s favourite holiday – and this year he’s planning a night of frights, ogre style. Instead of the usual tricks or treats, Shrek ups the ante and challenges Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots and other fairy tale characters to spend the night in Lord Farquaad’s haunted castle telling scary stories. One by one, they compete through the night, putting their own fairytale spin on infamous spine-tingling tales that everyone knows and loves. GARFIELD’S HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE airs at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTV Garfield gets into the Halloween spirit by dressing up as a pirate and making Odie one of his crewmen. On their journey, they end up at a haunted house that’s filled with real pirates back from the grave in search of treasure. Now it’s up to pirate Garfield to get himself and first mate Odie out of hot water! MONSTERS VS ALIENS: MUTANT PUMPKINS FROM OUTER SPACE (2009) airs at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVAfter the events in Monsters vs. Aliens , Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the US government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan’s hometown of Modesto, California – right before Halloween – the team is dispatched to investigate. Everything appears normal, right down to the jack-o-lanterns peering out from every doorstep and windowsill. But when Halloween arrives, those innocent-looking carved pumpkins reveal themselves for what they really are – mutant aliens with plans to take over the Earth! The Monsters work together to combat the mutant gourds and try to smash their wicked scheme!  IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN (1966) airs at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTVIn this 1966 trick-or-treating classic, the perpetually lonely Charlie Brown is thrilled he has been invited to a costume party. Meanwhile, Linus is waiting in a pumpkin patch for The Great Pumpkin to rise and deliver presents to all the good little boys and girls. SEVEN (1996) airs at 10:30 p.m. MT / 11:30 p.m. PT on Encore Avenue Gluttony, greed, sloth, envy, wrath, pride, lust – everyone has a sin. For detectives William Somerset and David Mills they live among these sins, everyday, a crumbling city of crime all around them. But nothing can prepare the partners for the killings they are about to experience, all of which begins when they find a morbidly obese man who has died from the forced ingestion of spaghetti. What starts as one bizarre crime turns into a case of serial murders as a predator named John Doe begins to execute victims by paying homage to the “deadly sin” they represent. Starring Brad Pitt , Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey . NIGHTMARE FACTORY airs at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Movie CentralThis documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood’s greatest make-up artist, Greg Nicotero , and his FX house. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28 TEAM UMIZOOMI – “ THE GHOST FAMILY COSTUME ” – premieres at 5:30 p.m. ET on TreehouseIt’s Halloween and nobody is more excited than the team’s newest pal, the Little Ghost. FRANKLIN AND FRIENDS – “ IT’S HALLOWEEN FRANKLIN! / FRANKLIN THE ADVENTURER ” –premieres at 6:30 p.m. ET on TreehouseFranklin and Beaver are filled with false bravado until they face Aunt T’s spook-tacular Halloween Maze. / Bear and Franklin elect to camp out like real adventurers – doing everything by themselves. CASPER’S SCARE SCHOOL (2006) airs at noon ET/PT on YTV In Casper’s Scare School , Casper has a new assignment: get in touch with his spooky side and start scaring “fleshies” OR ELSE! It’s a tough enough challenge for the world’s friendliest ghost. But when he goes to Scare School to learn his craft, he uncovers a plot by Alder and Dash, the cruel, two-headed headmaster, to take over the world. With only himself and his misfit pals Ra, a mummy with “unraveling issues,” and Mantha, a zombie who can’t keep her limbs on, the odds are stacked against him. But what Alder and Dash don’t realize is that the power of friendliness is greater than any evil plot, and when friends work together nothing can stop them. (r) Sunday, October 30 at 7:00 a.m. ET/PT GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) airs at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTV GHOSTBUSTERS II (1989) airs at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTV THE TROOP MARATHON airs from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET on Nickelodeon There tends to be a lot more monsters around Halloween season, so The Troop will need to do way more monster squashing. Catch eight back-to-back episodes for The Troop , including a brand new episode at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT SECRET WINDOW (2004) premieres at 10:00 p.m. ET on DUSKBased on the novel, Secret Garden by Stephen King , Johnny Depp plays Mort Rainey, a writer, accused of plagiarism by a strange man ( John Turturro ), who then starts haunting him for “justice.” With writer’s block, a broken marriage and this sudden accusation, Rainey’s life starts spiralling out of control. I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER (1997) airs at 8:00 p.m. MT / 9:00 p.m. PT on Encore AvenueFour teenagers become the victims of a murderer who seems out for revenge after they try and cover up a fatal hit-and-run. I STILL KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER (1998) airs at 9:45 p.m. MT / 10:45 p.m. PT on Encore AvenueThe murder from I Know What You Did Last Summer is back for more vengeance on the two remaining survives and their friends who are all vacationing at a posh island resort. DOMINION: PREQUEL TO THE EXORCIST (2005) airs at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Encore AvenueTaking place in East Africa, a faith-less priest and archaeologist helps to extract a church buried in sand. As the digging uncovers the church, demonic happenings start to overtake the camp suggesting that the church is possessed. THE EXORCIST (1973) airs at 11:00 p.m. MT / 12:00 a.m. PT on Encore AvenueTwo priests try to save a little girl believed to be under the possession of a demon. EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC (1977) airs at 1:15 a.m. MT / 2:15 a.m. PT on Encore AvenueThe demon that once possessed the little girl is still thought to be lurking in her mind. A priest must save her while researching the happenings of the first exorcism done on the demon. SEASON OF THE WITCH (2011) premieres at 9:00 p.m. MT / 10:00 p.m. PT on Movie CentralThe Black Plague is running rampant through a knight’s homeland. The source is suspected to be from a girl that they must transport to a monastery where her powers can be defeated. Starring Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman . SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT – “ TRICK OR TREAT / KING CECIL THE SEAHORSE ” – premieres at 5:00 p.m. ET on TreehouseIt’s Halloween! The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Nick trick-or-treating – his way! / The kids meet King Cecil the Seahorse. RATED ‘A’ FOR AWESOME – “ CLOTHES PICKER UPPER OF DOOM / ‘ THE NIGHTMARE OF GLICKERSTREET ” – premieres at 8:30 a.m. ET/PT on YTVIn “Clothes Picker Upper of Doom”, Lazy Les is finally forced to pick up his messy room, so Noam invents an auto-clothes-picker-upper. Unfortunately a freak lightning storm causes the kids’ neglected wardrobes to take revenge on their sloppy owners. In “The Nightmare of Glickerstreet”, Noam creates an imagination sucker-outer to help Lars overcome his childhood fear of zombie clowns, Unfortunately, it works so well that Lars’ bad dreams come to life and terrorize Glickersville! ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS MEET FRANKENSTEIN airs at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTVIn their first feature-length film since 1987’s “The Chipmunk Adventure,” Alvin, Simon and Theodore return in a hilarious send-up of the classic monster movies, when the three mischievous brothers discover that Dr. Frankenstein and his beloved monster are inhabiting a world-famous movie studio. TEEN NICK HALLOWEEN airing from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET on Nickelodeon Including Halloween specials from iCarly, Victorious and True Jackson, VP . THE ADDAMS FAMILY (1991) airs at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTV BEETLEJUICE (1988) airs at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on YTV TRUE JACKSON, VP – “ MYSTERY IN PERU ” – airs at 8:00 p.m. ET on Nic