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How to Watch Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween

Catch your favorite Halloween flicks every night of October on Freeform.

The 31 Nights of Halloween are back! From October 1–31, you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite spooky classics every day on the Freeform channel.

This year’s schedule promises spooky skeletons, grinning ghouls, and ferocious frights galore. Keep reading to learn more about what to expect—and how you can tune in.

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What are the 31 Nights of Halloween?

Since 2018, Freeform (the channel formerly known as ABC Family) has rung in the spooky season by celebrating all 31 nights of Halloween. Yes, all 31—that’s the entire month of October.

It’s like the 25 Days of Christmas, but make it spooky. You can expect schedules packed with some of the biggest Halloween classics.

This year, Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” will include Hocus Pocus, Beetlejuice, Ghostbusters, Maleficent, Edward Scissorhands, Hotel Transylvania, Halloweentown, The Haunted Mansion, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Fans of the dark and gory can also look forward to the Freeform premieres of several horror movies, including Get Out, Halloween, A Quiet Place, and Happy Death Day.

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Where to watch the 31 Nights of Halloween

The 31 Nights of Halloween air exclusively on Freeform. To watch, you need a cable TV or live streaming TV package that carries Freeform. Luckily, it’s a pretty common channel and available with most plans.

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31 Nights of Halloween schedule

The 31 Nights of Halloween spans hundreds of timeslots over 31 nights (and days). We’ve listed a few movies we thought you might like below, but for a full schedule, head over to the Freeform website.

When to watch Hocus Pocus (1993) on Freeform

  • October 1, 7:15 p.m. ET
  • October 2, 8:35 p.m. ET
  • October 4, 9:00 p.m. ET
  • October 8, 7:10 p.m. ET
  • October 9, 4:45 p.m. ET
  • October 15, 5:30 p.m. ET
  • October 16, 7:40 p.m. ET
  • October 17, 8:50 p.m. ET
  • October 22, 9:20 p.m. ET
  • October 23, 5:15 p.m. ET
  • October 29, 9:25 p.m. ET
  • October 30, 7:05 p.m. ET
  • October 31, 9:00 p.m. ET

Unfortunately, Hocus Pocus 2 won’t be airing on Freeform this year. You’ll have to watch it on Disney+.

When to watch Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) on Freeform

  • October 1, 1:25 p.m. ET
  • October 13, 7:30 p.m. ET
  • October 17, 7:10 p.m. ET
  • October 29, 5:40 p.m. ET

When to watch Beetlejuice (1988) on Freeform

  • October 1, 9:25 p.m. ET
  • October 2, 6:30 p.m. ET
  • October 8, 5:05 p.m. ET
  • October 9, 2:40 p.m. ET
  • October 13, 9:00 p.m. ET
  • October 14, 5:00 p.m. ET
  • October 18, 9:00 p.m. ET
  • October 19, 6:00 p.m. ET
  • October 22, 7:15 p.m. ET
  • October 23, 3:10 p.m. ET
  • October 30, 5:00 p.m. ET
  • October 21, 3:00 p.m. ET

When to watch Hotel Transylvania (2012) on Freeform

  • October 1, 3:05 p.m. ET
  • October 2, 12:15 p.m. ET
  • October 5, 4:00 p.m. ET
  • October 6, 1:00 p.m. ET
  • October 11, 7:00 p.m. ET
  • October 12, 1:00 p.m. ET
  • October 15, 7:40 p.m. ET
  • October 16, 1:20 p.m. ET
  • October 20, 7:00 p.m. ET
  • October 21, 5:00 p.m. ET
  • October 25, 5:00 p.m. ET
  • October 26, 2:00 p.m. ET
  • October 29, 7:20 p.m. ET
  • October 30, 2:55 p.m. ET
  • October 31, 7:00 p.m. ET

When to watch Halloweentown (1998) on Freeform

  • October 1, 10:10 a.m. ET
  • October 6, 7:00 p.m. ET
  • October 20, 3:00 p.m. ET
  • October 25, 3:00 p.m. ET

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