CraveTV Celebrates Halloween with New Top 20 Collection

– Curated collection features best Halloween episodes from CraveTV's premium TV series –
– Among series represented are SOUTH PARK, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, CHEERS, THE BIG BANG THEORY, THE GOLDBERGS, and more –

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TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - CraveTVTM announced today its first themed "best of" collection with the launch of Top 20 Halloween Episodes. From SOUTH PARK and THE BIG BANG THEORY to THE TWILIGHT ZONE and THE GOLDBERGS, the list of programs spans six decades and features some of television's most beloved Halloween episodes.

"We've mined our inventory for the best Halloween-themed episodes ever made and curated our Top 20 picks in this fun and timely collection," said Mike Cosentino, Senior Vice-President, Programming, CraveTV. "We invite all our subscribers to celebrate Halloween all month long."

CraveTV also offers Halloween lovers more thrills and chills in its Sci-Fi & Fantasy collection, which features SHOWTIME's critically acclaimed series, PENNY DREADFUL, zombie mini-series IN THE FLESH, one of Space's highest-rated original series BITTEN, supernatural witchcraft drama SALEM, MTV fan-favourite TEEN WOLF, and the CraveTV exclusive series, DEADBEAT.

** Media Note **– Photos and series descriptions for CraveTV programming available at BellMedia.ca/pr.

Top 20 Halloween Episodes highlights:

SOUTH PARK: "A Nightmare on Facetime"
Heeere's Randy! When Randy Marsh purchases a Blockbuster store and forces his family to work in it on Halloween, a chilling and torturous tale ensues. With the boys dressed as The Avengers, there may be an opportunity for Kenny to speak.

THE TWILIGHT ZONE: "The Howling Man"
When David Ellington seeks refuge in a castle in post-World War l Europe, he makes a disturbing discovery. With a religious order claiming to have imprisoned the devil, Ellington must decide if he should release the man they claim is pure evil.

THE BIG BANG THEORY: "The Middle Earth Paradigm"
Penny invites the gang to her Halloween party and Leonard is confident this could be a chance to further his relationship with her. Leonard dresses as Frodo, Sheldon as the Doppler Effect, Howard as Robin Hood (he's confused for Peter Pan), and Raj as the Norse God Thor. Penny's friends and ex-boyfriend make this a hilarious and heartwarming Halloween narrative.

CHEERS: "Fairy Tales Can Come True"
Scary or sexy? Initial greetings and post-breakup meetings take place as Cliff wonders what will happen after he meets the women of his dreams at the bar. Will things change when he is sans costume? Meanwhile, Sam and Diane are out together for the first time after their breakup.

FRASIER: "Halloween"
Great literary characters are out in full force as Niles hosts a costume party for the Library Association. Things take an interesting turn when Roz lets Frasier in on a little secret, which Frasier promptly leaks at the party. 

COMMUNITY: "Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps"
Britta gives the study group an anonymous psych quiz and the results alarm her. Someone in the group could be homicidal. In an attempt to uncover who it is, Britta tells a terrifying murder story, in hopes the homicidal person's reaction will give them away.

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM: "Trick or Treat"
"They don't deserve candy and I don't deserve this!"
It's Halloween night and Larry's strict Trick or Treat rules will lead to a nasty trick on him. But that's not all; Larry runs into trouble with a screenwriter and has his anniversary plans go awry.

THE GOLDBERGS: "Who Are you Going to Telephone?"
It's Halloween in the 1980s as a dynamic group of ghastly characters is led by Barry, who is The Hulk. Also featured are ET, Star Wars characters, and the Ghostbusters. They all have a role in this story which sees Adam refuse to go trick or treating with Pops and Beverly dressing up to shield Barry from embarrassment.

MY SO-CALLED LIFE: "Halloween"
"When someone dies young, it's like they stay that way forever. Like a vampire."
Is the ghost of Nicky Driscoll haunting the hallowed halls of Liberty High? It's said he died a tragic, violent death in the school's gym in 1961. Intrigued by the story, Angela digs deeper into Nicky's past. 

Top 20 Halloween Episodes – Full List

Series                                                           

Episode Title

30 ROCK                                                      

Stone Mountain (2009)

CHEERS                                                      

Fairy Tales Can Come True (1984)

CHEERS                                                      

Bar Wars V: the Final Judgement (1991)

COMMUNITY                                    

Epidemiology (2010)

COMMUNITY                                    

Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps (2011)

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM                      

Trick or Treat (2001)

FRASIER                                                      

Halloween (1997)

THE GOLDBERGS                                     

Who Are You Going to Telephone? (2013)

HART OF DIXIE                                           

Walkin' After Midnight (2012)

LOIS & CLARK                                            

Ghosts (1996)

MY SO-CALLED LIFE                                

Halloween (1994)

SMALLVILLE                                               

Spell (2004)

SMALLVILLE                                               

Thirst (2005)

SOUTH PARK                                              

Pinkeye (1997)

SOUTH PARK                                              

Korn's Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery (1999)

SOUTH PARK                                              

Hell on Earth 2006 (2006)

SOUTH PARK                                              

A Nightmare on Face Time (2012)

STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES     

Catspaw (1967)

THE BIG BANG THEORY                           

The Middle Earth Paradigm (2007)

THE TWILIGHT ZONE                                 

The Howling Man (1960)

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About CraveTV
Created for TV lovers and devoted to television, CraveTV is Canada's premium TV subscription on-demand video streaming service, providing the most robust lineup of superior television content in the country. From TV's most-acclaimed dramas and beloved comedies to documentaries, music, and factual programming, CraveTV features thousands of hours of premium non-kids TV programming, representing hundreds of unique titles including the entire off-air library of HBO's iconic programming catalogue and hundreds of hours of acclaimed SHOWTIME series and specials. CraveTV is currently available to customers of Eastlink, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, Access Communications, Northwestel, SaskTel, Cable Cable, Nexicom, Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, Wightman Telecom subscribers, NRTC Communications, WTC Communications, and Tbaytel. Available through traditional set-top boxes, mobile apps, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, select Smart TVs and Microsoft Windows 8.1, CraveTV will soon be available via select game consoles. CraveTV is from Bell Media, Canada's premier multi-media company with more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty, Digital, and Network TV landscapes. For more on CraveTV, visit www.CraveTV.ca.

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For further information: Eleni Tenuta, CraveTV, eleni.tenuta@bellmedia.ca or 416.384.3530; Eric McKelvie, CraveTV, eric.mckelvie@bellmedia.ca or 416.384.5246


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