‘Ghostober III’ Schedule: Halloween Reigns All Month Long on Travel Channel
Settle in for Ghostober III, Travel Channel’s third annual paranormal programming event. No need to leave the house when Halloween reigns all month long, taking viewers on spine-chilling adventures to the other side — filled with a creepy mix of buzzy new specials, boldfaced names, and returning favorites.
Tales of poltergeists, ghostly creatures, demons, and even a few legends will keep us company. Ghostober III culminates with “7 Nights of Frights.” The top 20 of the world’s spookiest unexplained videos kickstarts the final week.
The event wraps on Halloween night with the ultimate series crossover featuring superstar paranormal investigators from two of the network’s hit shows.
World’s Most Unexplained
Coincidence or Curse?
Series Premieres Sunday, October 4 at 11 10/9c
Experts investigate why a Los Angeles hotel has become a magnet for death and if an ominous flight number associated with multiple aviation disasters is cursed.
Alien Abduction and Reincarnation
Premieres Sunday, October 11 at 11/10c
Experts investigate the 1961 alien abduction of Betty and Barney Hill. They then explore past life regression and the possibilities of reincarnation.
The Barnsley Poltergeist
Series Premieres Wednesday, October 7 at 10/9c
Unusual activity is captured on closed circuit television at an antique shop in the peaceful town of Barnsley, England. It is suspected a poltergeist may be the culprit.
Upcoming New Episodes
Doomsday Caught on Camera
A Tornado of Bats and More
Premieres Monday, October 5 at 10/9c
A father-son camping trip turns into a race to survive a raging wildfire. An avalanche on Mount Everest blindsides a group of climbers. A typhoon crashes a wedding in the Philippines, sending guests running for cover.
Ghost Adventures: Screaming Room
Knights of Pythias Castle
Premieres Thursday, October 1 at 9/8c
Zak Bagans and the guys revisit their investigation of Pythian Castle and its heartbreaking history of death. They speculate a dark entity feeds off the suffering of the living, while Jay Wasley surprises all with curious evidence and an out-of-this-world theory.
Domes of Devil Worship
Premieres Thursday, October 8/7c
Zak Bagans and the guys revisit their investigation of the Domes, an Arizona landmark plagued by satanic rituals and evil entities. The crew suspects supernatural interference when they simultaneously experience technical difficulties during the screening.
The Empress, Trapped and Arcade Apparition
Premieres Friday, October 2 at 10/9c
A dead actress terrorizes the night manager at a historic theater. Vindictive souls prey upon a security guard and his partner inside an old factory. An angry spirit plays deadly games with a frightened teenage girl in an arcade.
Soldier’s Story, Dead Pool and Goodbye
Premieres Friday, October 9 at 10/9c
A dead soldier with a wicked temper attacks a military police officer in an abandoned building. The ghost of a drowned girl terrorizes the staff at a hotel. A restaurant manager comes face-to-face with a horrifying apparition.
Paranormal Caught on Camera: Top 100
Top 100: 80-61
Premieres Sunday, October 4 at 9/8c
Ghost hunters get the shock of their lives in abandoned asylum. A poltergeist attacks a sleeping man. A fairy takes flight in the United Kingdom. Hundreds of UFOs gather near NASA. All that and more as we count down the top 100 paranormal experiences of all time.
Top 100: 60-41
Premieres Sunday, October 11 at 9/8c
Crop circles appear in Russia. Ghosts go shopping. A prehistoric cryptid attacks a dog. Bigfoot is spotted in the Buckeye State. All that and more as we continue to count down the top 100 paranormal encounters of all time.
Thursday, October 1
Ghost Adventures – Starting at 7a/6c
Friday, October 2
My Haunted House – Starting at 8a/7c
Saturday, October 3
Most Terrifying Places in America – Starting at 9a/8c
Ghost Adventures – Starting at 5/4c
Sunday, October 4
The Osbournes Want To Believe – Starting at 7a/6c
Paranormal Caught on Camera – Starting at 3/2c
Tuesday, October 6
Paranormal 911 – Starting at 8a/7c
The Dead Files – Starting at 5/4c
Wednesday, October 7
Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests – Starting at 8a/7c
Paranormal Caught on Camera – Starting at 4/3c
Thursday, October 8
Ghost Adventures – Starting at 7a/6c
Friday, October 9
My Paranormal Nightmare – Starting at 8a/7c
Saturday, October 10
True Terror with Robert Englund – Starting at 9a/8c
Most Terrifying Places in America – Starting at 1/12c
Ghost Nation – Starting at 6/5c
Sunday, October 11
Paranormal Caught on Camera – Starting at 2/1c
New Season Premieres
Premieres Saturday, October 17 at 9/8c
Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango are back for more adventures to the other side in all new episodes of Ghost Nation. The locations have bigger mysteries, are more chilling and have never been investigated on television. And they are calling in an old friend for some help – paranormal investigator Shari DeBenedetti. With the help of their local contacts, they embed themselves in the community, conducting multi-day investigations in an effort to track down the true source of hauntings and restore peace to the living. They’ll do whatever it takes to entice the ghost into telling its story and stop at nothing to get to the bottom of the paranormal phenomena.
Premieres Saturday, October 24 at 10/9c
Buckle up for more fright-fueled episodes of Destination Fear – a haunted road trip turned terrifying sleepover. Brother and sister duo, Dakota Laden and Chelsea Laden, and best friend Tanner Wiseman, along with camera operator Alex Schroeder, confront their fears, as they pile into their RV and hit the road on a nail-biting cross-country journey to pursue paranormal evidence, spending the night inside America’s most haunted abandoned buildings.
The Holzer Files
Premieres Thursday, October 29 at 11/10c
After a groundbreaking freshman run, The Holzer Files returns with all-new investigations from the trail of John Wilkes Booth in Maryland to a serial killer in Ohio. Led by investigator Dave Schrader, psychic medium Cindy Kaza and equipment technician Shane Pittman, The Holzer Files investigates terrifying true hauntings from the recently discovered case files of America’s first ghost hunter, Dr. Hans Holzer. Recognized as the “father of the paranormal,” Holzer’s legendary four-decade exploration into disturbing hauntings like the Amityville Horror house helped spawn legions of supernatural enthusiasts, more than 120 books and even inspired Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis to write Ghostbusters.
Amitytville Horror House (Two-Hour Shock Docs Special)
Premieres Monday, October 26 at 9/8c
In 1977, the book, The Amityville Horror, was published and caused a sensation. The subsequent 1979 film adaptation was a surprise box office hit. Today, it is the quintessential American horror story based on true events – family moves into their dream house in an all-American town and experiences the most terrifying demonic haunting imaginable. Demon possession, demon attacks, a portal to hell – it was a situation so dire, even the church couldn’t help them.
The Exorcism of Roland Joe (Two-Hour Shock Docs Special)
Premieres Tuesday, October 27 at 9/8c
In 1973, The Exorcist shocked moviegoers. Overnight, the sinister presence of satanic evil seemed frighteningly real for millions of Americans. Archival footage shows audience members frightened out of their wits – and literally out of their seats. Some in the audience ran out of the theatre; others got physically ill or couldn’t sleep for weeks. Through rare archival footage, this shock doc will feature the cultural impact of the horror movie and explore the story of Roland Doe, the chilling true story behind The Exorcist.
This is Halloween (Two-Hour Shock Docs Special)
Premieres Wednesday, October 28 at 9/8c
Halloween is a time to indulge our darkest fears and live out our wildest fantasies. For those who like the spooky side of life, it’s become a yearly event. In the two-hour Shock Docs installment, This is Halloween, Travel Channel’s paranormal experts share their best Halloween stories in a nostalgic look back at everyone’s favorite haunted holiday. From creepy costumes to the scariest pranks they’ve ever pulled, it’s a sweet and spooky trip down memory lane.
Ghost Adventures: Horror at Joe Exotic Zoo (Two-Hour Special)
Premieres Thursday, October 29 at 9/8c
The dramatic saga of Joe Exotic and his Wynnewood, Oklahoma, zoo captivated audiences and became a global phenomenon. Now, Zak Bagans and the Ghost Adventures crew are once again breaking new ground with the first-ever paranormal investigation inside Joe Exotic’s Greater Wynnewood Animal Park. For years, the park staff have claimed the zoo is haunted. In this two-hour special, Ghost Adventures: Horror at Joe Exotic Zoo, the team examines claims of sinister activity and tortured spirits believed to lurk in the shadows of a park tainted by tragic events like deadly fires and accidental shootings. Could these incidents have opened a mysterious portal to the other side?
Portals to Hell: Frightmare in Connecticut (One-Hour Sneak Peek)
Premieres Friday, October 30 at 8/7c
Paranormal investigators Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman head to Poquetanuck, Connecticut, to investigate Captain Grant’s Inn. The Inn was built in 1754, and is rumored to be Connecticut’s most haunted home. The current owner, Carol, claims that shortly after she purchased the property in 1986, she was taken over by an evil spirit. Osbourne and Weidman are shocked to learn that Carol took matters into her own hands and conducted an exorcism to eliminate the angry spirit. For 10 years following the exorcism, the paranormal experiences were mild, but soon Carol and her guests started to experience an uptick in ghostly activity. To this day, she claims to have cataloged over 300 spirits haunting the property. Now, in a never-investigated-for-TV exclusive, Osbourne and Weidman seek to discover if these are historical hauntings or if there is something more sinister at play. In a risky attempt to get answers, the duo asks Carol to join the night investigation for an unprecedented experiment that leaves the entire team speechless.
The Osbournes: Night of Terror (Two-Hour Special)
Premieres Friday, October 30 at 9/8c
In the new special The Osbournes: Night of Terror, the Osbourne family – Jack, Kelly, Ozzy and Sharon – are going on their first-ever paranormal investigation together! The First Family of Darkness are in for real chills with a ghost hunt inside Los Angeles’ historical Heritage Square, a collection of horrifying, active haunted houses believed to be the most haunted hotspot in the area and never before been investigated for TV. As Jack and Kelly go deep into the night to investigate prolific spirit activity, Ozzy and Sharon monitor the action from basecamp.
Ghost Nation: Reunion in Hell (Two-Hour Crossover Special)
Premieres Saturday, October 31 at 8/7c
In this spine-tingling, two-hour Halloween special, Ghost Nation stars Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango are calling in their old paranormal pals, Amy Bruni and Adam Berry of “Kindred Spirits,” to reopen a case that has taken a sinister turn. Seaview Terrace is the 40,000-square-foot Rhode Island mansion famous for being featured on the TV show “Dark Shadows,” but the owners were shocked to find out that a recent visitor – a self-proclaimed warlock – had performed some sort of blasphemous ceremony in the house.