Don't Miss Halloween Programming with Iowa PBS
Spooky season is upon us and we have programming for kids and adults alike, both on air and on demand. Check out what we have to offer and fill up your October with Halloween delight!
Kids & Families Shows
Watch on Air:
- Arthur and the Haunted Tree House: Tune in to this Arthur special several times throughout October, starting Oct. 13.
- Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest: Another family fun adventure available to watch throughout the month.
- Wild Kratts: Creepy Creatures: Don't miss this fan favorite with several airings in October starting Oct. 12.
- Wordgirl: Tobey’s Tricks and Treats: This Wordgirl episode is available on our kids-only .2 channel starting Oct. 14.
- Ready Jet Go!: Jet’s First Halloween: Available early in the month on Oct. 10 and 11.
- Super Why!: The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween: This cute episode is available on air Oct. 13 and 21.
- Sid the Science Kid: Halloween Spooky Science Special: Don't miss this Halloween special on Oct. 15.
If you’re looking to watch on demand kids Halloween programming, check out the PBS KIDS app or go to pbskids.org and look for their Halloween collection that includes episodes and clips from Cat in the Hat, Alma’s Way, Arthur, Pinkalicious and Peterrific and more!
On-Demand for Adults
Monstrum is an outstanding on-demand series through PBS that explores monsters, myths and legends. Watch four seasons for free on the PBS Video App!
Nightmare Theatre is a great option if you are looking for something a little more quirky and dig film history. Watch three seasons of this fun series that is in the same vein as Mystery Science Theater 3000.
Lucy Worsley Investigates
Lucy Worsley Investigates digs deep into the dramatic chapters of British history. Check out recent episodes on the Black Death and British witch hunts for an understanding of some of the real events that haunt humanity's history.
The Film Lounge
The Film lounge showcases Iowa filmmakers and their independent films. In 2017 and 2018 this Iowa PBS program put the spotlight on horror film submissions with Halloween specials.
Iowa Ingredient finished its ten-season run with a Halloween special that showcased cocktails, cooking, history and more.
Greetings From Iowa
Greetings From Iowa is an Iowa PBS series with numerous seasons available on demand. Check out one of their features on the haunted history walk in Dubuque.
Origins of Everything
This on-demand series touches upon the origins of many of the cultural norms of the world, including exploring many of the myths that persist today. Check out their episode on the origin of the poisoned Halloween candy myth.
Antiques Roadshow is a beloved classic - celebrate Halloween with their Kooky & Spooky episode on thrilling and chilling finds.