Disney Channel and Disney Junior will celebrate Halloween with a spooky and fun swath of themed movies, episodes and specials premiering all October long!
Highlights include the premiere of the brand-new live-action Disney Channel Original Movie Under Wraps (Fri. Oct. 1 at 8 p.m.), a new animated short-form series inspired by Disney’s popular ZOMBIES franchise, themed episodes of hit series including Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends and Big City Greens, and the debut of Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches, a new Halloween movie that follows Minnie and Daisy as they attempt to graduate from Witch Academy and team up to defeat a mysterious ghost.
Also coming in October is the premiere of the supernatural new series The Ghost and Molly McGee, in which Molly, with a little help from her new grumpy ghost companion, tries to make a good impression on the scariest day of all – the first day of school!
Animation highlights for October:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1
9 a.m. Disney Channel / 12:30 p.m. Disney Junior / DisneyNOW | Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends “Trick or TRACE-E” – Team Spidey must stop Green Goblin’s tricks at the Halloween Parade.
11:30 a.m. Disney Junior / DisneyNOW | The Chicken Squad “T-Wrecks / Trick or Eek” – In the first story, Sweetie and Little Boo both want to dress as a T-Rex for Halloween, so Coop referees a contest to decide who is the winner. In the second story, the squad helps their friends track down a candy-stealing ghost on Halloween night.
12 p.m. Disney Junior / DisneyNOW | Puppy Dog Pals “Halloween Puppy Fashion Show Party” – When Puppy Playcare throws a Halloween costume party, the pugs help the little puppies go all out.
5 p.m. Disney Junior / DisneyNOW | Muppet Babies “Oh My Gourd / The Curse of the Wereanimal” – In the first story, Kermit borrows Bunsen and Beaker’s Grow-inator Ray to make his Halloween pumpkin grow faster. Then, when Animal eats too much candy, he transforms into Wereanimal and the rest of the Muppet Babies have to figure out a way to get him back to normal before the Halloween party starts.
9:35 p.m. Disney Channel / DisneyNOW | SERIES PREMIERE | The Ghost and Molly McGee “The Curse / First Day Frights” – In the first story, Molly and the McGees move into their forever home, only to discover that it’s already occupied by a grumpy ghost. In the second story, Molly is determined to make a good first impression on her first day of school.
10:13 p.m. Disney Channel / DisneyNOW | SERIES PREMIERE | Addison’s Monster Mystery Shorts – (New episodes to follow on the next five subsequent Fridays.) A series of six animated shorts featuring the hugely popular characters from the beloved ZOMBIES franchise. Lending their voices to the shorts are franchise stars Milo Manheim (Zed), Meg Donnelly (Addison), Chandler Kinney (Willa), Pearce Joza (Wyatt), Ariel Martin (Winter) and Kylee Russell (Eliza).
As the series begins, Addison is hosting the Seabrook High’s Halloween Fall Ball and is going above and beyond to ensure the event is extra spooky and fun. After she gives the school’s “Shrimpy” mascot costume a make-over using some stones from the Wolf Den, a mysterious power brings the costume to life, like a pink, googly-eyed Frankenstein’s monster. As Monster Shrimpy begins terrorizing Seabrook and smashing everything in his path, Zed will need to work together with Addison to save the Fall Ball … and Seabrook itself.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7
7 p.m. Disney Junior / DisneyNOW | MOVIE PREMIERE | Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches – On Halloween, Mickey tells Pluto a story about two witches-in-training, Minnie the Wonderful and Daisy Doozy, who must pass four tests to graduate from the Witch Academy in Happy Haunt Hills. While Daisy isn’t confident about passing, she and Minnie join forces, along with Count Mickula and the gang, to defeat a mischievous ghost.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9
8:30 a.m. Disney Channel / DisneyNOW | Big City Greens Halloween Special – The Greens prepare for their Halloween party and Tilly feels bad for Bill, who’s disappointed by the poor yield of his small pumpkin patch. When they visit BigTech to make a produce delivery, Tilly secretly “borrows” Gwendolyn Zapp’s alien chemical compound to make Bill’s pumpkins grow bigger. At first it works, making the pumpkins larger, but it also mutates them into body-snatching alien monsters.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22
8:25 a.m. Disney Channel / 11:55 a.m. Disney Junior / DisneyNOW | Minnie’s Bow-Toons “Minnie’s Halloween Spook-tacular” – Minnie, Daisy and Cuckoo Loca are hired to decorate an old house for a Halloween Boo Bash, but they discover that they are the intended party guests.