Disney Channel has posted the details on their “Monstober” programming for 2016! Yay! A month of Halloween-themed episodes, some fan-favorite movies and the premiere of the DCOM (Disney Channel Original Movie) The Swap.
What are you most excited to see??
Check out all of the information below from Disney Channel:
DISNEY CHANNEL CELEBRATES ‘MONSTOBER‘ WITH A MONTH OF HALLOWEEN-THEMED EPISODES, FAN-FAVORITE MOVIES AND THE PREMIERE OF THE DISNEY CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE ‘THE SWAP‘
‘Mal-Oween‘ Returns with the Second Season Premiere of the Animated Shorts ‘Descendants: Wicked World‘ and an Encore Airing of ‘Descendants‘
Over 60 Spooktacular Short-Form Videos Featuring Disney Channel Stars, DIY Tutorials and More to Premiere Nightly
“Monstober” returns to Disney Channel for a special month-long Halloween celebration, beginning SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1. The programming event includes Halloween-themed episodes of hit Disney Channel series, the premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie “The Swap,” special short-form content premiering nightly as part of “Monstober Theater,” and the return of “Mal-oween,” which includes an encore performance of “Descendants” and the second season premiere of the animated shorts, “Descendants: Wicked World.”
The October lineup also includes a week-long premiere event of “Best Friends Whenever” with new episodes airing Sunday, October 2 through Thursday, October 6 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), and the U.S. premiere of “The Lodge,” with five back-to-back episodes premiering nightly beginning Monday, October 17 (5:00-5:30p.m. EDT).
Over 60 short-form interstitials celebrating “Monstober” will debut nightly as part of “Monstober Theater.” These Halloween-themed pieces include Disney Channel stars’ transformations in “Monstrosity Maker,” “Zombodies” animated shorts, Halloween makeup tutorials, DIY lessons and a “Talking Heads” series featuring the cast of “Bizaardvark.” Beginning Saturday, October 1, the Disney Channel App will host a “Monstober” collection with a variety of “Monstober” episodes, short-form content and movies available throughout the month. The collection will also house all four seasons of “Wizards of Waverly Place.”
Fan-favorite movies also return throughout the month, including “Halloweentown,” “Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge,” “Twitches,” “My Babysitter’s A Vampire,” and Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” and “Toy Story 3.” “Monstober” will also welcome the Disney Channel premiere of “R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls” and the one-hour animated special, “Ghost Patrol.”
The “Monstober” schedule is as follows:
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2:
“Virtual Insanity” – When K.C. goes into a virtual reality game to rescue Ernie, it becomes the craziest Halloween ever for the teen spies as they try to tackle the alternate universe and enemy agents Darci and Damon, the masterminds behind the evil game, in an all new episode of K.C. Undercover, premiering Sunday, October 2 (8:00 – 8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring: Zendaya (Shake It Up) as K.C. Cooper, Kadeem Hardison (Static Shock, A Different World) and Tammy Townsend (The Client List) as K.C.’s tough but lovable parents, Craig and Kira Cooper; Kamil McFadden as somewhat clumsy but effective computer genius, Ernie; Trinitee Stokes as Judy, the youngest of the Cooper family who is actually a sophisticated humanoid robot posing as a precocious 10-year-old girl; and Veronica Dunne as K.C.’s outgoing best friend, Marisa.
K.C. Undercover carries a TV-Y7 FV parental guideline.
“Night of the Were-Diesel” – When Cyd tries to protect Diesel from Barry’s wolf serum experiment, she accidentally gets the serum on herself and turns into a menacing werewolf. Now Shelby must try and figure out how to get her best friend back before the she-wolf destroys their high school’s Halloween carnival, in a new episode of Best Friends Whenever, premiering Sunday, October 2 (9:00 – 9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring: Landry Bender (Crash & Bernstein) as Cyd, Lauren Taylor as Shelby, Gus Kamp as Barry, Ricky Garcia (Forever in Your Mind) as Naldo, Benjamin Cole Royer as Bret and his identical twin Matthew Lewis Royer as Chet.
Best Friends Whenever carries a TV-G parental guideline.
Updated on September 29th: Check out this clip:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7:
“Camp Kiki-Slasher” – Things get scary at Camp Kikiwaka when the campers start disappearing one by one. When they finally uncover the culprit with the axe to grind, he takes them on a thrill ride the campers will never forget, in a new episode of BUNK’D, premiering Friday, October 7 (7:30 – 8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring: Peyton List (Jessie, The Outskirts, 27 Dresses and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days) as Emma, Karan Brar (Jessie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days) as Ravi and Skai Jackson (Jessie and The Watsons Go to Washington) as Zuri. Joining the cast are Miranda May (The Heartbreak Kid and Samantha Who?) as Lou, Kevin Quinn (Shameless and Chicago P.D.) as Xander, and newcomers Nina Lu as Tiffany and Nathan Arenas as Jorge.
BUNK’D carries a TV-G parental guideline.
Ellie O’Brien is trying to juggle rhythmic gymnastics and troubles with her best friend. Meanwhile, classmate Jack Malloy is struggling to live up to his brothers’ hockey-star legacies and his dad’s high expectations and tough-love approach. When a text argument about whose life is easier gets out of hand, Ellie and Jack trigger an unexplainable real-life swap. With a rhythmic gymnastics championship and a spot on the varsity hockey team on the line, they must figure out how to get back in their own bodies before the swap becomes permanent, in The Swap, premiering Friday, October 7 (8:00 – 9:40 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring: Peyton List (Disney Channel’s BUNK’D and Jessie) as Ellie O’Brien and Jacob Bertrand (Disney XD’s Kirby Buckets) as Jack Malloy.
The Swap carries a TV-G parental guideline.
“Halloweenvark” – The v-loggers have to make a scary Halloween video for Vuuugle’s homepage, but they can’t decide whose video is the scariest – Frankie and Paige’s tale of the ghost of Hollander Prep, Dirk’s haunting world without dares, or Amelia’s zombie apocalypse, in an all new episode of Bizaardvark, premiering Friday, October 7 (9:40 – 10:05 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring: Olivia Rodrigo (American Girl’s Grace Stirs Up Success) as Paige Olvera, Madison Hu (Best Friends Whenever) as Frankie Wong, Jake Paul (YouTube Red’s Dance Camp) as the lovable and wild Dirk Mann, DeVore Ledridge as Southern DIY diva Amelia Duckworth, and Ethan Wacker (Miles from Tomorrowland and K.C. Undercover) as the overly-confident Bernard “Bernie” Schotz.
Bizaardvark carries a TV-G parental guideline.
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9:
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met, they couldn’t stand each other. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends in Monsters University, premiering Sunday, October 9 (6:10 – 8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Monsters University carries a TV-G parental guideline.
Gabi and Spence, and Spooky the dog, are the “Ghost Patrol,” their town’s supernatural pest control, but they’ve never seen a real ghost. When they get a call to investigate the old Geist Manor, they are about to find the proof they have been looking for – and a whole lot more in Ghost Patrol, premiering Sunday, October 9 (8:00 – 9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Ghost Patrol carries a TV-G parental guideline.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14:
“Scare-A-Rooney” – Liv takes Ruby to a spooky dinner and runs into an old acquaintance and Maddie comes face-to-face with the real-life spider-sprayer. Meanwhile, Parker and Joey must convince their classmates to celebrate Halloween, in a new episode of Liv and Maddie: Cali Style, premiering Friday, October 14 (8:00 – 8:30 PM ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring are Dove Cameron (DCOMs Cloud 9 and Descendants) as Liv and Maddie Rooney; Joey Bragg and Tenzing Norgay Trainor as younger brothers Joey and Parker Rooney; Kali Rocha (Grey’s Anatomy and Modern Family) as mom Karen Rooney and Lauren Lindsey Donzis as Ruby.
Liv and Maddie carries a TV-G parental guideline.
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“Girl Meets World of Terror 3” – Auggie narrates a scary Halloween story about what the world would be like if Maya and Riley had never met, in a new episode of Girl Meets World, premiering Friday, October 14 (8:30 – 9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“Girl Meets World” introduces Rowan Blanchard as Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, while Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel reprise the roles of one of television’s favorite couples from the nostalgic favorite Boy Meets World. Sabrina Carpenter (Sofia the First and a Hollywood Records recording artist) plays Riley’s best friend, Maya Hart. August Maturo plays younger brother Auggie Matthews, Peyton Meyer (Dog With A Blog) plays Riley’s crush Lucas Friar and Corey Fogelmanis is Farkle, an intelligent and quirky classmate.
Girl Meets World carries a TV-G parental guideline.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15:
Toy Story 3 welcomes Woody, Buzz and the whole gang back as Andy prepares to depart for college and his loyal toys find themselves in… daycare! These untamed tots with their sticky little fingers do not play nice, so it’s all for one and one for all as plans for the great escape get underway. A few new faces join the adventure, including iconic swinging bachelor and Barbie’s counterpart Ken, a thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear called Lots-o’-Huggin’, premiering Sunday, October 15 (8:00 – 9:50 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Toy Story 3 carries a TV-G parental guideline.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 17:
“The New Girl” – After the loss of her mother, 15-year-old Skye returns with her father to North Star Lodge, the family-owned country hotel where her mother was raised years ago. Eager to make a fresh start, Skye forges friendships with the locals who live and work at the lodge, but when she learns her father is planning to sell the place that holds so many treasured memories, she is determined to find a way to change his mind. Now, she must lean on her newfound friends to help, although all may not be as it seems, in a new episode of The Lodge, premiering Monday, October 17 (5:00 – 5:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring: Thomas Doherty (Disney’s Descendants 2).
The Lodge carries a TV-G parental guideline.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21:
Set in the idyllic kingdom of Auradon, “Descendants” playfully presents the unexpected possibilities of what happens after the “happily ever after.” Ben, the benevolent teenage son of the King and Queen (Beast and Belle from “Beauty and the Beast”), is poised to take the throne. His first proclamation is to offer a chance at redemption to Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay, the trouble-making offspring of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil and Jafar, who have all been sequestered on the forbidden Isle of the Lost for 20 years. These villainous descendants are allowed into Auradon for the first time to attend prep school alongside the teenage progeny of Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Mulan. Only time will tell if these evil teens follow in the footsteps of their wicked parents, in Disney’s Descendants, premiering Friday, October 21 (8:00 – 10:05 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Descendants carries a TV-G parental guideline.
Descendants: Wicked World “Slumber Party”
After the Neon Lights Ball, Mal and Evie join their Auradon friends for fun times at a slumber party.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29:
When a traveling Hall of Horrors show arrives in the town of Danville, a group of high school friends can’t wait to get spooked. The monsters, zombies, and ghouls are completely lifelike; and the villainous showman, Dr. Hysteria, and his enchanting assistant, Lilith, really know how to turn up the scares. But when someone discovers a haunted cabinet backstage that traps the souls of lost teens, it’s up to the gang to stop the mayhem before they are trapped forever, in R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls, premiering Saturday, October 29 (8:00 – 9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring: Dove Cameron (Disney’s Descendants and Disney Channel’s Liv and Maddie), Ryan McCartan (Disney Channel’s Liv and Maddie) and Tiffany Espensen (Kirby Buckets).
Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls carries a TV-PG-V parental guideline.
Updated on September 20th: New promo for Best Friends Whenever: