Xumo Launches Halloween Themed Channels

Ad-supported streaming platform Xumo said it launched two channels in time for trick or treat season. The Halloween Horror channel will feature mostly AVOD-exclusive movies, including turtles such as The GravediggerThose Who Walk AwayHideoutWhile We Sleep, and Homebound.

How Streaming TV Is Using Halloween In The Battle For Subscribers And Advertisers

Declining subscriber numbers, slowing revenue growth, market saturation and an impending recession—sounds like the plot of Nightmare on Streamer Street, but it is the reality facing the various players in streaming TV. As major platforms seek relief from a sinister year, the likes of Michael Myers, Pinhead and Chucky may serve as unlikely heroes.

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WSLS Halloween Event: Cars And Masks Required

COMMENTARY BY CHRISTOPHER BORRELLI

Unsung: Why Halloween TV Is The Best TV

The best holiday TV is Halloween TV. You might assume the best holiday TV is Christmas TV — you’ve been told this for years. But you’ve been told wrong. Halloween TV is about allowing the people who make TV to blow off steam, if only for a single episode.

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Broadcast TV Finds Its Spooky Spirit

It’s not hard to figure out why TV loves Halloween as a theme. It’s visual, it’s got great storylines and viewers love the escapism of it all. Halloween is great fun, which is exactly why it’s great TV. Halloween is big on TV. Scary big. It always has been. The Simpsons’ “Treehouse of Horror” turns 24 this year. It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is 47. And each remains a stalwart of October viewing.

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