Disney TV Takes Wing for an Animated October with ‘The Owl House’ Return & Halloween Highlights

Next month,, Disney will present a pumpkin-spiced brew of seasonal stories that inspire and connect kids ages 2-14. Each day for more than a month, Disney Channel’s “Calling All The Monsters” and Disney Junior’s “Trick or Treats” programming events will serve as the premiere destination for Disney Branded Television’s Halloween-themed content, including new Halloween-themed Eureka!, Mickey Mouse Funhouse and Firebuds episodes and marathons for the whole family to enjoy through Monday, October 31.

From Sept. 26, Disney Channel is also airirng Halloween-themed movies every weeknight (8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT), including fan favorites Hotel Transylvania, Hotel Transylvania 2, Hotel Transylvania 3, Halloweentown and Halloweentown II.

On Disney XD, don’t miss the Season 1 finale week of GhostForce, airing new episodes daily at 5 p.m. EDT from Monday, Oct. 3 to Friday, Oct. 7. And the Pixar special Toy Story of Terror will be presented on the channel throughout the month.

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Beyond these tricks and treat, throughout October Disney ChannelDisney Junior and Disney XD fans can tune in for a return to Dana Terrace’s magical Boiling Isles in the new special of The Owl House, kicking off the Peabody Award-winning series’ truncated final season; soar to the rescue with more Hamster & Gretel; enjoy more good clean country fun with Big City Greens; and more.

Saturday, Oct. 1

9:00-9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Big City Greens

  • “Country Side” While Cricket shows Remy the fun of country life, Tilly seeks new sleeping arrangements.
  • “Junk Mountain” Cricket tries to win back his old country friend, Hector. Harvey Guillén (What We Do in the Shadows) guest stars as Hector. Ali Stroker (Broadway’s Oklahoma!) guest stars as Hector’s girlfriend, Sunday. Rylee Alazraqui (Puppy Dog Pals) guest stars as Hector’s younger sister, Lupita.

9:30-10:00 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Hamster & Gretel

  • “The Nightmarionette” Hamster and Gretel battle a villain who projects people’s greatest fears before their eyes. With Kevin and Fred’s help, Gretel must face her biggest fears in order to defeat him.
  • “Abuelita’s World” When Kevin and Gretel’s grandmother comes to look after them, she lays down a strict set of rules. Meanwhile, a giant baby is destroying the city, and they must figure out how to stop him.

Friday, Oct. 7

7:00-7:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) / 4:00-4:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Alice’s Wonderland Bakery

  • “If the Shoe Hat Fits” Alice and Fergie create an unbirthday dish for Hattie. Donald Faison (Scrubs) recurs as Harry the March Hare.
  • “Cookie is Booked” When Cookie starts her Royal Book Pick tour, she realizes her missing ingredient is Alice. Yvette Nicole Brown (Big Shot) recurs as Mama Rabbit.

10:30-11:00 a.m. PT (Disney Channel) 7:00-7:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Firebuds

  • “Sleepover Stakeout” Jayden plans a sleepover stakeout to catch the thief of his new invention. Lauren “Lolo” Spencer (Give Me Liberty) recurs as Jayden’s sister, Jazzy. LaChanze (Broadway’s The Color Purple) recurs as Jayden’s mom, Jenna. Brandon Victor Dixon (Broadway’s Shuffle Along) guest stars as Jayden’s dad, Jamal.
  • “Rescue Club” Carly wants to join the school’s Rescue Club, even though she’s not a rescue vehicle like the Firebuds.

11:00-11:30 a.m. PT (Disney Channel) / 12:00-12:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Mickey Mouse Funhouse

  • “Welcome to Giant Crab Island!” Mickey, Minnie and friends explore Giant Crab Island, where they meet its friendly resident, Cora the Giant Crab.
  • “Ghosts of Haunted Gulch” Mickey and the gang get a call from Mayor Clarabelle, who needs help clearing spooky ghosts out of Sunny Gulch. Grammy-nominated country singer Mickey Guyton recurring as Wanda Warbler.
Hamster & Gretel
Hamster & Gretel

Saturday, Oct. 8

9:00-9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Big City Greens

  • “Farmer Remy” Remy attempts to find his “country grit” while Cricket takes tractor-driving lessons.
  • “Homeward Hound” Phoenix journeys back to Big City to retrieve Saxon while Gramma and Gloria go to a club. Jameela Jamil (She-Hulk: Attorney at Law) recurs as the Greens’ dog, Phoenix. Alfred Molina (Spider-Man: No Way Home) recurs as the Greens’ rooster, Cogburn.

9:30-10:00 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Hamster & Gretel

  • “U.F. UH-OH! Part I” The Grant-Gomez family takes a trip to Las Vegas. While Dave and Carolina reflect on what life without kids would be like, Kevin, Hamster and Gretel explore Vegas on their own and encounter FistPuncher and The Destructress.
  • “U.F. UH-OH! Part II” As things in Vegas escalate, Hamster, Kevin and Gretel encounter the UFOs that gave them their powers and learn that much more sinister things are happening.

Sunday, Oct. 9

7:00 p.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Tim Burton’s The Corpse Bride

Friday, Oct. 14

8:30-9:00 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) / 12:30-1:00 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends

  • “Can’t Stop Dancing” Team Spidey must save the Avengers from Gobby’s dancing ray.
  • “The Ant Thief” Miles and Ghost-Spider go on a tiny adventure with Ant-Man and Wasp after the museum is robbed by ants. Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs) and Maya Tuttle (Marvel Future Revolution video game) recur as Ant-Man and Wasp, respectively.

9:45 a.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Dino Ranch

  • “The Creepy Cryosaur” Clara Tinhorn tries to scare the junior ranchers during their pumpkin patch harvest and gets a taste of her own medicine.

10:30-11:00 a.m. PT (Disney Channel) / 7:00-7:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Firebuds

  • “Cliffhanger” The Firebuds must rescue Iggy and Rod after their recklessness lands them on the narrow ledge of a cliff.
  • “The Very First Fire” Bo and the Firebuds take on their very first fire at the park playground.

1:25-1:55 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Eureka!

  • “Barry’s Brrr-thday” Eureka learns that Barry’s biggest wish is to have a beach party for his winter birthday. Ryan Michelle Bathé (The Endgame) guest stars as Barry’s mom, Sierra.
  • “Ptero Tap” Eureka is so good at Ptero-Tap that she invents a ball machine to serve as a competitor.

Saturday, Oct. 15

9:00-9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Big City Greens

  • “Pie Hard” Gramma challenges the local diner owner to a “pie-off” to see whose pie is Tilly’s favorite. Brooke Dillman (Bob’s Burgers) guest stars as diner owner Patti. Tony Cavalero (The Conners) guest stars as a server at Patti’s Diner, Wayne.
  • “Rat Tail” Nancy tries to get Cricket to cut his new rat tail without admitting that she hates it. Candace Kozak (Doc McStuffins) recurs as Young Nancy.

9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Channel and Disney XD) The Owl House

  • “Thanks to Them” After months of trying, Luz and her friends make a daring attempt to return to the Demon Realm.
Big City Greens
Big City Greens

Sunday, Oct. 16

7:00 p.m. EDT (Disney XD) Tim Burton’s The Corpse Bride 

Friday, Oct. 21

8:30-9:00 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) / 12:30-1:00 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends

  • “Sand Trapped” Team Spidey gets trapped in Sandman’s giant sand maze. Tom Wilson (Back to the Future) recurs as Sandman.
  • “Too Much Fun” The Spidey Team swings into action to bring back the fun after Electro supercharges the amusement park. Stephanie Lemelin (Young Justice) recurs as Electro.

10:30-11:00 a.m. PT (Disney Channel) / 7:00-7:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Firebuds

  • “Marsh Mayhem” Kid reporter, June, gets famous at school after reporting a sighting of an urban legend. Rich Sommer (Mad Men) and Antonia Thomas (The Good Doctor) guest star as the Firebuds’ teachers, Mr. Wexell and Ms. Coolidge.
  • “The Art of Friendship” The Firebuds create a giant mobile to cheer up kids in the hospital. LaChanze (Broadway’s The Color Purple) recurs as Jayden’s mom, Jenna.

Saturday, Oct. 22

9:00-9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Big City Greens

  • “Frilly Tilly” Tilly makes changes to her country’s coming-of-age ceremony, and Gramma is not having it.
  • “Montaged” Cricket fast-tracks his training for a rodeo and gets trapped in a never-ending montage.

Friday, Oct. 28

10:30-11:00 a.m. PT (Disney Channel) / 7:00-7:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Firebuds

  • “Lights Out” The Firebuds rally their community to exchange emergency supplies during a blackout. Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) recurs as Bo’s mom, Beth. Lauren “Lolo” Spencer (Give Me Liberty) recurs as Jayden’s sister, Jazzy.
  • “Handle with Car” – The Firebuds help relocate fragile lizard eggs to a preserve. Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) recurs as Bo’s mom, Beth.

Saturday, Oct. 29

9:00-9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) Big City Greens

  • “Pizza Deliverance” A pizza delivery girl from Big City must flee from a crazed country family. Sydney Park (Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists) guest stars as a Big City pizza delivery girl, Tina.
  •  “Horse Girl” When Bill gets a horse for the day, Tilly must hide how much she secretly hates horses.





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