Happy Halloween

ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC

Happy Halloween: Scream Radio, The Walking Dead and a celebrity costume party

October 22, 2014

As Halloween sneaks up on us, SiriusXM is celebrating in the spookiest way possible–with creepy horror stories, scary sounds, spooky party fun for kids and even celebrity costume party with host Jenny McCarthy.Check out the list below and tune in for the exclusive Halloween themed programming airing across multiple SiriusXM channels beginning Friday 10/24!

Recitation of Spooky Poems
Airs Friday 10/24 at 6 pm ET through Sunday 11/2 at 6 am ET on  Scream Radio, Ch. 98
Scream Radio will feature readings of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven from all-stars like Al Roker, Bob Edwards, Stephen A. Smith, Martin Goldsmith, SiriusXM’s Covino and Rich and others along with a more traditional version in which SiriusXM’s own Pia Lindström brings the dramatic, dark poem to life.

Dirty, Sexy Funny with Jenny McCarthy
Airs Friday 10/31 at 10 am ET on SiriusXM Stars, Ch. 109
Jenny McCarthy will host a special Halloween edition of her new, live daily SiriusXM show. The Halloween special will feature Jenny hosting a costume party in the SiriusXM studios with fans and special guests.

Trick-Or-Treat Radio
Airs Friday 10/31 at 10 am ET through Sunday 11/2 at midnight ET on Kids Place Live (channel 78).
SiriusXM’s Trick or Treat Radio features kid-centered Halloween songs and stories.

Comics from the Grave
Airs Friday 10/31 at 6 pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy, Ch. 99
SiriusXM pays tribute to comedians who have passed away and their legacy, hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. Not to mention the “Come to Papa Halloween Special,” featuring Matt Damon, Alyson Hanningan and many more, with stand-up sketch comedy with host Tom Papa. Airing Friday 10/24 at 7 pm ET.

Frightening Friday
Airs Friday 10/31 at 5:30 pm ET on Comedy Central Radio, Ch. 95
Halloween-themed comedy segments to make the drive home from work even more terrifying.

Interview with The Walking Dead cast
Airs Friday 10/31 at 1 pm ET on Entertainment Weekly Radio, Ch. 105
Hosts Dalton Ross and Jessica Shaw talk to the cast of the AMC hit series The Walking Dead about the new season. Interviews include Robert Kirkman, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, and Scott Gimple.

Highway Horror
Airs Monday 10/27 through Friday 10/31 on Radio Classics, Ch. 82 and  Road Dog Trucking, Ch.146
Four hours of terrifying travel tales and roadway nightmares from the golden age of radio like Lights Out, The Witch’s Tale, The Hermit’s Cave, Inner Sanctum Mysteries, and Dark Fantasy, all hosted by Glen “Jonesey” Jones of Road Dog Trucking.  As a rare treat, Jonesey will offer Road Trucking fans a sneak peek at some of these shows each overnight.

Hallow-Queen
Airs Friday 10/31 at 6 pm ET on OUT Q, Ch.106
A lavish affair hosted by Lance Bass from the red carpet of Halloweenie, the annual fundraising event of GMCLA (Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles).  The costume-required event is held at the famed Los Angeles Theatre, the ornate movie palace in downtown Los Angeles, where the likes of Adam Lambert, Amy Paffrath, Marissa Winokur, Rose McGowan, Neil Patrick Harris, and Drew Barrymore have attended in years past.  In addition, OutQ will air Night of the Living Drag, a frightful drag queen Halloween party hosted by Derek Hartley, featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race former contestants Ivy Winters, Phi Phi O’Hara and Ben De La Creme. The fun, games, stilettos and screams will air on Halloween night at 11 pm ET.

Ultimate Sinner Weekend
Airs twice an hour beginning Friday 10/31 through Sunday 11/2 on Ozzy’s Boneyard, Ch.38
Enjoy a five-song set chosen and hosted by a SiriusXM subscriber on Ozzy Osbourne’s own classic hard rock and metal SiriusXM channel.

Pier of Fear
Airing Friday 10/31 at 11 pm ET on Electric Area, Ch.52
Electric Area will air Pier of Fear, live from New York City’s Pier 94, on Halloween, starting at 11 pm ET.

Haunted Halloween Mix Tape
Airs Friday 10/31 at 6 pm ET on Chill, Ch.53.
Chill returns with its mix of ghoulish grooves, bloody beats, and spooky surprises, featuring Chill’s darkest down tempo tracks and remixes.   

Halloween Head Trip
Airs Friday 10/31 at 12 pm ET on Deep Tracks, Ch.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!  Hosted by SiriusXM’s Earle Bailey.

Songs of Halloweens Past
Airs Friday 10/31 through Sunday 10/2 at 9 pm ET on Classic Rewind, Ch.25
Special Halloween programming will include songs of Halloween past from the Axe Slingers of the Cassette Era with so much more than the “Spirit of Radio” or a “Psycho Killer.”  Also available On Demand.

Big Scare
Airs Friday 10/31 at 6 am ET through Saturday 11/1 at 6 am ET on Cinemagic, Ch.750
SiriusXM airs its annual “Big Scare” featuring the scariest movie music in cinema history.