Happy first day of October, aka the first day of Halloween!

(Ok, we actually started early this year. But who’s counting?)

We’re celebrating the occasion the best way we know how: with a month-long binge of the best Halloween movies and shows both cable and streaming have to offer. So if you’re a fan of the spooky, the scary, or the supernatural, we’ve got you covered. 

Winona Ryder September 30 vs. October 1 meme

Check out our list below to find out where you can watch your favorites this October.

Halloween Movies & Shows on Streaming

Netflix & Chills

netflix midnight mass poster crop

Original programming highlights: Mike Flanagan’s Midnight Mass, Nightbooks, Squid Game, No One Gets Out Alive, Night Teeth, Locke & Key season 2

Library highlights: The Conjuring, Stranger Things, Fear Street trilogy, Haunting of Hill House, Crimson Peak, Hush

See the full Netflix & Chills lineup

Hallowstream on Disney+

Hocus Pocus Halloween 2021

Original programming highlights: Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales, Muppets Haunted Mansion, R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond

Library highlights: Hocus Pocus, Halloweentown films, Maleficent, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror” episodes

See the full Hallowstream lineup


Halloween Kills

Original programming highlights: The Girl in the Woods, Unidentified with Demi Lovato, One of Us Is Lying, Snoop and Martha’s Very Tasty Halloween

Library highlights: A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, Chucky franchise, Friday the 13th franchise, Saw franchise, Halloween Kills (Oct. 15 premiere)

See the full Peacock-tober lineup

61 Days of Halloween on Shudder

Creepshow 61 Days of Halloween

Original programming highlights: Superhost, Martyrs Lane, Seance, V/H/S/94, Creepshow season 3

Library highlights: Escape from New York, Motel Hell, Children of the Corn, Night of the Demons

See the full 61 Days of Halloween lineup here

Ghostober on discovery+

Zak Bagans The Haunted Museum

Original programming highlights: The Haunted Museum with Zak Bagans, Eli Roth Presents: A Ghost Ruined My Life, Jack and Kelly Osbourne’s Night of Terror

Library highlights: Ghost Hunters, The Dead Files, Ghost Adventures

See the full Ghostober lineup here

Halloween Movies & Shows on Cable

31 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

The Addams Family, Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween

Programming highlights: The Addams Family, Ghostbusters, Casper, The Goonies, The Craft, Hotel Transylvania, Jaws, Men in Black

See the full 31 Nights of Halloween lineup here

FearFest on AMC

Programming highlights: Halloween films, Final Destination films, Fright Night, Scream films, Hellraiser films, Pet Sematary, Poltergeist, Tremors films

See the full FearFest lineup here

Fall-O-Ween on TNT, TBS, and truTV

Supernatural Halloween marathon TNT

Programming highlights: Godzilla: King of Monsters, I Am Legend, Insidious, IT Chapter 2, The Nun, Resident Evil marathon, Shaun of the Dead, Supernatural marathon, Halloween episode sitcom highlights from The Big Bang Theory, American Dad, Bob’s Burgers

See the full Fall-O-Ween lineup here

Bonus: The Ultimate Halloween Movie Experience

Looking for a curated guide to great horror flicks this year? Check out our personal Fright-A-Thon picks for the ultimate movie marathon.

Looking for more scares?

For some of us, 31 days of spooks just isn’t enough. We’re big fans of all things scary and supernatural here at THS, so we’re kicking off our annual Fright-A-Thon early. Starting September 1, we’re sharing horror content every day leading up to Halloween. You’ll catch reviews, recommendations, best-of highlights, viewing guides, and more. So if you live for spooky season, be sure to check back to THS for more Fright-A-Thon content.