“GHOSTOBER,” the highly successful, multiplatform event, is back with more than 55 hours of spine-tingling new series/specials and returning shows for the Halloween season, including hair-raising ghost hunts, tales of the supernatural, and show-stopping pumpkin carvings from Travel Channel, Food Network and discovery+. Paranormal superstar Zak Bagans, filmmaker Eli Roth, Food Network star Sunny Anderson, paranormal investigator Jack Osbourne, and actor/comedian John Henson are just a few fan-favorites celebrities who will participate in this year’s event.
“Fans have come to view ‘Ghostober’ as the unofficial start of the holiday season, and with our 25+ U.S. networks, we can promote all of its in-demand content to more than 35% of cable’s nightly primetime audience,” said Kathleen Finch, chairman, and chief content officer, U.S. Networks Group at Warner Bros. Discovery. “‘Ghostober’ is a proven success with record levels of engagement across social media, and this year we’ve increased the number of hours across our platforms to super-serve the audience. We are officially the home of Halloween.”
Beginning September 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT in a one-hour special on Travel Channel, GHOSTOBER PREVIEW PARTY will give fans a sneak peek of upcoming “Ghostober” programming, hosted by Atlanta’s premiere ghost hunting team, the Ghost Brothers, with special appearances by Ghost Hunters star Jason Hawes and psychic medium Cindy Kaza.
The fright-fest jumpstarts into high gear with the highly anticipated and terrifying return of the hit series GHOST ADVENTURES and its all-star paranormal investigation team Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley. Then, expanding on the successful creative partnership with master of horror Eli Roth, come two fear-inducing tales of terror not for the faint of heart – ELI ROTH PRESENTS: MY POSSESSED PETand URBAN LEGEND. GHOST HUNTERS Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango, and Shari DeBenedetti are also back with a brand-new season of investigations alongside a few special guests.
Adding to the robust lineup this year, a genuinely terrifying film from the master of horror Eli Roth and Zak Bagans, THE HAUNTED MUSEUM: 3 RING INFERNO, and three brand new specials will also make their debut: GHOST ADVENTURES: DEVIL’S DEN, THE CURSE OF ROBERT THE DOLL and GHOSTS OF FLIGHT 401.
Exclusive new offerings will also be coming to discovery+ this October when Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass, and Marcus Harvey come back to the haunt in a new season of GHOST BROTHERS: LIGHTS OUT and across the pond in the United Kingdom, Jack Osbourne revisits his childhood home and former haunts in JACK OSBOURNE’S HAUNTED HOMECOMING, while HAUNTED SCOTLAND explores the country’s greatest supernatural mysteries.
Meanwhile, Food Network brings a completely different flavor to Ghostober with eye-popping creepy confections in a new season of HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP, hosted by John Henson, along with the return of the ever-popular series HALLOWEEN WARS, where paranormal investigator Zak Bagans reprises his role picking some of the world’s most haunted places as the inspiration for the cakes, and OUTRAGEOUS PUMPKINS brings pumpkin-carving to a whole other level with host Sunny Anderson. Adding to the culinary fun is a new Halloween-themed KIDS BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP special hosted by Duff Goldman and Maneet Chauhan and brand-new series HALLOWEEN COOKIE CHALLENGE with Rosanna Pansino and Jet Tila.
Some of the hottest titles on streaming are making their way back to Travel Channel this “Ghostober” such as the explosive two-hour documentaries from Zak Bagans and the crew, GHOST ADVENTURES: CECIL HOTEL and GHOST ADVENTURES: GOLDFIELD HOTEL; and the critically acclaimed new series with global pop superstar Kesha, CONJURING KESHA. In addition, new episodes of the fan-favorite PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAMERA and arced series GHOSTS OF DEVIL’S PERCH, continue throughout the month.
As the destination for Halloween programming, “Ghostober” will engage fans across all platforms as interactive digital and social content roll out all season long. Designed to engage Halloween aficionados and enhance the experience on every level, exclusive extras, including videos, photos, giveaways, and custom graphics, build the excitement and give fans more of what they love. Additionally, “Ghostober Live!” returns for a new round of thrilling paranormal investigations streaming in real time on Travel Channel’s TikTok and weekly live events with Travel Channel talent across all social media platforms. And just in time for Halloween comes the brand-new podcast, “Pop Paranormal.”