SiriusXM Goes Bump In The Night With Full Slate Of Halloween Programming
October 22, 2014 at 11:42 AM (PT)
SIRIUSXM's SCREAM RADIO will launch its HALLOWEEN-themed programming beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24th at 6p (ET). The extensive programming will include everything from scary stories for adults to party sounds for kids and families and more, airing across multiple talk, music, and comedy channels.
SCREAM RADIO will provide the ultimate scary sound-effect soundtrack for fun and fright, featuring traditional HALLOWEEN tunes, spooky music from classic horror films, ghost stories, and special celebrity appearances. It will also feature readings of EDGAR ALLEN POE's "The Raven," including an all-star recitation by AL ROKER, INDIE's COVINO & RICH, MAD DOG's STEPHEN A. SMITH and others, along with a traditional version in which SIRIUSXM's own PIA LINDSTROM brings the dramatic, dark poem to life. SCREDAM RADIO runs through SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd at 6a (ET) on SIRIUSXM channel 98.
JENNY McCARTHY will host a special Halloween edition of "DIRTY, SEXY, FUNNY WITH JENNY McCARTHY" on SIRIUSXM STARS, channel 109 during which she'll host a costume party in the SIRIUSXM studios with fans and special guests. The special will air on Halloween, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st at 10a (ET).
SIRIUSXM will also launch TRICK-OR-TREAT RADIO, featuring kid-centered Halloween songs and stories, on SIRIUSXM KIDS PLACE LIVE channel 78. The special programming airs from FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st at 10a (ET) through midnight on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd.
Additional HALLOWEEN programming includes:
RAW DOG COMEDY (channel 99): Pays tribute to comedians who have passed away and their legacy with the broadcast of COMICS FROM THE GRAVE, hosted by GILBERT GOTTFRIED, airing on Halloween night at 6p (ET).
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY RADIO (channel 105): Hosts DALTON ROSS and JESSICAL SHAW talk to the cast of the AMC hit series "The Walking Dead." Airs FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st at 1p (ET).
RADIO CLASSICS (channel 82)/ROAD DOG TRUCKING (channel 146): The two stations team up for “HIGHWAY HORROR,” four hours of terrifying travel tales and roadway nightmares from the golden age of radio. “JONESEY” will offer ROAD DOG TRUCKING fans a sneak at some of these shows each overnight beginning MONDAY, OCTOBER 27th through FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st.
OUTQ (channel 106): OUTQ embraces one of the LGBT community’s most beloved and celebrated holidays with its inaugural "HALLOW-QUEEN," a lavish affair that is top-lined by LANCE BASS’ broadcast from the red carpet of HALLOWEENIE, the annual fundraising event of GMCLA (GAY MEN'S CHORUS OF LOS ANGELES). Airs FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st at 6p (ET).
OZZY'S BONEYARD (channel 38): OZZY OSBOURNE's channel will feature “ULTIMATE SINNER WEEKEND,” airing a five-song set chosen and hosted by a SIRIUSXM subscriber. Airs twice an hour beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st through SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd.
DEEP TRACKS (channel 27): Take a six-hour “HALLOWEEN HEAD TRIP,” featuring a hand-crafted set of music carefully selected and put together with the central theme of ‘Halloween' and things that go 'bump in the night'! Airs FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st at 12p (ET).
CINEMAGIC (channel 750): The annual “BIG SCARE” features the scariest movie music in cinema history beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st at 6a (ET) through SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1st at 6a (ET).