Trick or Treat yourself to scary music and comedy with 8 can’t-miss Halloween specials


Can’t find what you need to lift your spirits this Halloween season? Don’t fret — SiriusXM has a host of specials perfect for soundtracking your fright-filled celebration or howling with laughter while wolfing down candy.

From now through October 31, listen to a countdown of the scariest songs; kid-friendly music specials from Disney and more; classic horror shows featuring witches, Frankenstein and Dracula; and more can’t-miss programming.

Check out eight of our most spine-tingling specials and our exclusive Halloween pop-up channel below.

An annual tradition for Halloween enthusiasts, SCREAM Radio (Ch.104) provides the perfect backdrop for the holiday. Hear a mix of scary sound effects and chilling music, setting the tone for fans looking for a “Haunted House” vibe.

Tune in: Now through November 1 at 3 am

SiriusXM’s Disney Hits (Ch. 302), featuring nonstop music from beloved Disney movies and series, has two specials the whole family can enjoy. First, dive into the soundtrack of Hocus Pocus 2 with the movie’s composer, John Debney. Join Debney as he plays and shares insights about the songs from the movie starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy.

Tune in: October 24 – October 31 or on the SiriusXM app after its debut

Next, listen as the creator of Hamster & Gretel, Dan Povenmire, plays and talks about his scariest Disney favourites.

Tune in: October 29 – October 31 or on the SiriusXM app after its debut

It’s time to do “the mash”! The Freaky 50 is a playlist of spooky sounds, haunted hits, and ghoulish rarities counted down from 50 to one.

Tune in: Anytime on the SiriusXM App

SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live (Ch. 78) has two can’t-miss specials for the whole family! First, live From the Monkey House, PUMPKIN JAM is your LIVE trick-or-treating companion. Find out which houses in our listeners’ neighbourhood are giving out full-sized candy bars, join trick-or-treaters as they actively ring doorbells on the candy trail and get on-the-scene reporting from the ghosts and ghouls of Kids Place Live.

Tune in: October 31 from 5–8 pm

Plus, get ready to celebrate with a family-friendly Kids Halloween Party, available on the SXM App now.

With monsters, ghouls, and other creatures of the night waiting in the wings, get into the graveyard spirit with this collection of songs about murder most foul. These Killer Tracks include cuts by everyone from Johnny Cash and Jimi Hendrix to Rihanna and — naturally — The Killers.

Tune in: Anytime on the SiriusXM App

Lastly, listen to the Monster Mash Special on Radio Classics (Ch. 148), an hour-long treat that will bring the Halloween spirit, featuring comedians riffing on ghosts, vampires, zombies and more!

Tune in: October 31 at 10 am and 10 pm