Halloween Radio, a limited run channel dedicated to ghouls and goblins across North America launches on Sirius XM radio for six days beginning next Monday.
The 24/7 channel offers listeners spooky, frightful, creepy sounds and effects, ideal for Halloween parties or to set the mood for trick-or-treating.
The station will launch October 26 at 10:00 am ET and run until November 1 at 6:00 am ET on Sirius channel 126 and XM channel 120.
From October 26 to October 29, there will also be Halloween-themed segments including holiday stories and memories from a variety of Sirius XM hosts such as Martha Stewart, Cousin Brucie, Jane Pratt, Jay Thomas, Judith Regan, and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo. The channel will also feature classic scary stories, Halloween music, man-on-the street thoughts, listener comments, stories and personal Halloween memories, and a special appearance by Rosie O'Donnell.
Beginning at 5:00 pm October 30, the station will broadcast catchy, creepy, fun, scary sounds including creaking doors, wolves baying, footsteps, bubbling potions, a fog horn, breaking glass, the sounds of being chased through the woods, eerie screams, the echo of dripping water, a heartbeat and thunder.
In addition, the satellite broadcaster will air additional Halloween programming across multiple talk and entertainment channels, including Martha Stewart Living Radio's tips for innovative costumes, festive decor, and creative pumpkins.
Other stations with Halloween related programming include Doctor Radio discussing healthy alternatives for trick-or-treaters; Radio Classics playing classic thrillers such as Mercury Theater's 1938 edition of Bram Stoker's Dracula starring Orson Welles; and Book Radio which will devote its channel to the "undead and well-read" with classic and newly unearthed tales of horror including the audio edition of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and an interview with its author Seth Grahame-Smith.
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