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Get ready for a parade of things that go bump in the night during the last week of October. Watch the Great Pumpkin with the kids, then turn down the lights for Dracula, Frankenstein and Edgar Allen Poe in the theater of your mind. 

IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 6:30 PM

PBS Peanuts It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown 

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 6:30 PM

NOTE:  Due to licensing rights, this program will not be available for on-demand, live streaming through the WTVP website, the PBS Video app or the PBS KIDS Video app. 

Antiques Roadshow Kooky & Spooky PREVIEW

Celebrate Halloween with finds that are thrilling and chilling, plus a $250,000-$350,000 appraisal.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
KOOKY AND SPOOKY
MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 8 PM

Celebrate Halloween with thrilling and chilling finds, like a rag doll nicknamed Chucky, a nightmarish Leonora Carrington painting and an eye-catching Bride of Frankenstein press book.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 10/25/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 10/26/2021 @ 12:30 AM

THEATER OF THE MIND RADIO DRAMA
TWISTED TALES OF POE: THE BLACK CAT
MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 10:30 PM

Mysterious and macabre writings of Edgar Allan Poe form the basis for Twisted Tales of Poe, 1940's-style radio adaptations, complete with musical accompaniment and a live crew creating all of the sound effects while you watch!

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 10/25/2021 @ 10:30 PM
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THEATER OF THE MIND RADIO DRAMA
DRACULA
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 10 PM

It's radio you can see, complete with actors, music and a crew of sound effects experts. The radio drama presents an audio-adaptation of the classic horror tale by Philip Grecian.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 10/26/2021 @ 10 PM

THEATER OF THE MIND RADIO DRAMA
FRANKENSTEIN
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 10 PM

Victor Frankenstein set out to create life using corpses stolen from graveyards. During a raging storm, he is successful, but too late, realizes he has created a misshapen, inarticulate horror.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 10/27/2021 @ 10 PM
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THEATER OF THE MIND RADIO DRAMA
TWISTED TALES OF POE: THE TELL-TALE HEART,
THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 6 PM

Three mysterious and macabre tales from Edgar Allan Poe form the basis of Twisted Tales of Poe presented like a live radio-style drama. The three classic stories are Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado and The Raven.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 6 PM

WILD KRATTS
CREEPY CREATURES
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2:30 PM

The Kratt Brothers aren't sure what to do for Halloween. Should they go trick-or-treating, or just enjoy a Halloween party? They decide the best thing to do is to discover some new creepy cool creatures. Can our heroes defeat the villains intent on ruining Halloween?

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 10/19/2021 @ 2:30 PM
    WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 10/28/2021 @ 9:30 AM
    WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 3 PM
    WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 8 AM
    WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 7 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Mon, 10/11/2021 @ 11:30 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Mon, 10/18/2021 @ 9:30 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/22/2021 @ 7 PM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/23/2021 @ 3 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/23/2021 @ 7 PM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 3 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 7 PM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Mon, 10/25/2021 @ 3 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Thu, 10/28/2021 @ 6 PM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 2 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 11:30 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 4 PM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 12 AM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 1 PM
    WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 9 PM
Curious George in Pumpkin Patch

CURIOUS GEORGE
A HALLOWEEN BOO FEST
MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 9 AM

Hang on to your hats and get ready for a spook-tacular good time with Curious George in his first-ever Halloween movie. Autumn is here, bringing colorful leaves, hay rides, pumpkin patches and the annual Boo Festival. A bewitching treat for the whole family!

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 10/18/2021 @ 9 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 10/26/2021 @ 10:30 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 7 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 8 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Tue, 10/12/2021 @ 10 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/16/2021 @ 8 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Wed, 10/20/2021 @ 10:30 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/22/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/23/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/23/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Mon, 10/25/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Tue, 10/26/2021 @ 3 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Tue, 10/26/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 10 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 5 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 8 AM

CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN!
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 8 AM

The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on a Halloween ride filled with howlers, shockers and scary fandangles, big laughs and music and fun from all angles! Their fright-filled adventure takes them deep into the Oooky-ma-kooky Closet where Nick and Sally discover the very best Halloween costumes ever.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 10/20/2021 @ 8 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 10/25/2021 @ 4 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 8 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 6 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 9 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Thu, 10/14/2021 @ 5 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/22/2021 @ 8 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 6 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 1 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 9:30 AM
     
Cat in the Hat and friends at a pumpkin patch
PBS KIDS

ARTHUR | The Haunted Tree House? | PBS KIDS

ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREE HOUSE
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 6:30 AM

While trick-or-treating, Francine meets an old woman with a very mysterious past, while Binky finds himself at Mr. Ratburn's amazing haunted house. Muffy and Bailey decide to cut through a dark, rainy cemetery.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 10/27/2021 @ 6:30 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 5:30 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 6 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/15/2021 @ 2 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/15/2021 @ 10 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Tue, 10/19/2021 @ 3 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Tue, 10/19/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/22/2021 @ 5:30 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/23/2021 @ 1:30 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/23/2021 @ 5:30 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 1:30 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/24/2021 @ 5:30 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Mon, 10/25/2021 @ 1:30 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Wed, 10/27/2021 @ 6:30 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 1:30 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Fri, 10/29/2021 @ 9:30 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sat, 10/30/2021 @ 8:30 AM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 3 PM
  • WTVP-KIDS 47.2 - Sun, 10/31/2021 @ 11 PM