October-list Paranormal Programming


Despite many of the fall shows already premiering, October tends to bring on some great paranormal programs. New season previews of “The Walking Dead,” “American Horror Story: Coven” and “Grimm” have been teasing audiences for months and are almost here. Brand new shows such as “Sleepy Hollow” and “The Originals” have already debuted but “Dracula” is lurking in the shadows.

Here is a list of some of the best in paranormal programming for this season...

Ghost Adventures
The GAC returned on August 16 and kicked off their eighth season. They recently aired their 100th episode and have a big two-hour Halloween special airing on October 31 at 9 p.m. ET. “Ghost Adventures” airs on the Travel Channel, Fridays at 9 p.m.

A Haunting
With only two episodes left in the sixth season, “Black Magic” (Oct. 13) and “Haunted Victorian” (Oct. 20), this Destination America series conveniently airs right before bedtime. Get spooked, Sundays at 10 pm. ET!

Sleepy Hollow
Fox's newest hit premiered September 16 and follows Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman in 2013. When the Horseman goes on a killing spree, Crane, who has to adjust to his modern surroundings, partners with Lt. Abbie Mills to fight this dark force. The show was recently renewed for a second season. Watch the remaining episodes on Mondays at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancheroen, this MARVEL-ous series debuted on September 24. Based on the Marvel Comics organization "Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division" the show features Agent Phil Coulson and his team of agents handling unusual new cases and the even more unusual superhumans that are involved. You can catch them on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Season Two of "Revolution" debuted on September 25 on a new day and time slot. The J.J. Abrams-produced post-apocalyptic drama picked up where Season One left off, "...with ICBMs speeding toward Atlanta and Philadelphia. Last season, Rachel's relentless quest to avenge her son's death sent her on a heroic journey to The Tower, where she could turn the power back on, so the Rebels and Georgians could wage war against General Sebastian Monroe and defeat his treacherous Militia." The show airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

Once Upon a Time
This fan-favorite fantasy series' Season Three premiere was September 29. Travel back to Storybrooke and Neverland and even meet some new characters this season. Prince Eric, Ariel, Peter Pan and Tinker Bell will be making appearances. There will also be cross-over episodes with "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland." Check out the new episodes on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

The Vampire Diaries
The CW's supernatural drama's fifth season premiered October 3 with Damon and Elena happy in their new relationship and a whole summer has passed. Tune in Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET to see what's in store when Mystic Falls' finest head to Whitmore College.

The Originals
Following the October 3 premiere of "The Vampire Diaries," the CW debuted this spin-off series that features the Original family of vampires. Set in New Orleans, the series follows the drama and determination of vampire-werewolf, Klaus and his siblings, Elijah and Rebekah. The series airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET.

Witches of East End
This new drama series from Lifetime is inspired by the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name debuted on October 6. It follows a mother and her two grown daughter as they discovered their untapped, magical powers. The series airs on Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime.

Season Two opens with "City of Heroes" and will begin where it left off in Season One and critics who've seen it, have high praise. Check out the promo video and tune in to the CW on Wednesday, October 9 at 8 p.m. ET.

Ghost Hunters
They're baaaack! Join Jason, Steve, Dave, Adam, Amy and Brittfor their mid-season premiere on Wednesday October 9 at 9 p.m. ET on Syfy. Tune in to witness the team as they investigate not only private residences but also some bigger haunts. Stay tuned at 10 p.m. ET for the Season Two finale of "Ghost Mine."

American Horror Story: Coven
A coven of witches thrown into the cauldron with Voodoo? Sign us up! Head to New Orleans with many familiar faces from the past two seasons and be prepared to be put under its spell. The Season Three premiere is Wednesday, October 9 at 10 p.m. ET on FX.

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland” 
A spin-off of "Once Upon a Time," this new ABC series heads down the rabbit hole to enchant us with Alice's journey. Check out the promo and tune into to ABC this October 10 at 8 p.m. ET.

The Walking Dead
It seems like forever that we've been counting down to the Season Four premiere. Between the photos and the teaser trailers, fans of this show have been hungry to see what what happens when Team Woodbury heads to Team Prison. Will it work out for the best? Doubtful. Watch the premiere on AMC, Sunday, October 13 at 9 p.m. ET.

The Season Three premiere will show us what kind of damage "Zombie Nick" will do and according to an interview with TV Guide Magazine, it will be quite a bit. According to David Giuntoli, "Nick will do a lot of damage and he'll be forever changed as result of this. There's going to be a lot of zombie residue! It's like the Royal Families want him to recruit and control whole armies of Wesen." Tune in to NBC on Friday, October 25 at 9 p.m. ET to see what's in store.

We can never get enough of this legendary bloodsucker and when you combine the classic tale with a modern twist, we're even more intrigued. The count arrives in Victorian London and poses as an American entrepreneur hoping to enlighten them with modern science. His real plan, however, is revenge. Watch the NBC premiere on October 25 at 10 p.m. ET to see if his plan will suck-ceed.

Almost Human
Produced by J.J. Abrams and J. H. Wyman, this new science fiction crime drama is set 35 years in the future and pairs the humans in the LAPD with evolved androids. Turns out, these androids end up having more human emotions than the humans.  Watch the FOX premiere on Monday, November 4 at 8 p.m. ET.

Finding Bigfoot
Bigfooting is a way of life for Bobo and the gang. They return on November 10 at 10 p.m. ET on Animal Planet and will be investigating some compelling evidence this season.

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: "The Day of the Doctor"
The BBC recently announced that “Doctor Who” fans will simultaneously get to watch the 50th Anniversary special “The Day of the Doctor” in at least 75 countries. It will air in the U.S. on BBC America on November 23 at (as of today) at 2:45 p.m. ET. The US premiere of “An Adventure in Time and Space” will air on BBC America on November 22 at 9 p.m. ET.