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Halloween TV Preview Part 1 

There’s one week until Halloween and primetime television just loves to celebrate this spook-tacular holiday. This year is no different. I’ve highlighted some of the shows featuring a bunch of scares or Halloween-themed story lines. Let the creep-fest begin.

Zachary Levi and Robert Englund. Photo Credit: Jordin Althaus/NBC

Chuck, NBC 8/7C Monday October 25th

Linda Hamilton makes another appearance as Chuck’s mom which is exciting enough news. But what really makes this a perfect episode for Halloween is one of the other guest stars. Chuck, Sarah and Casey have to find a way to stop a doctor from releasing a deadly nightmare-inducing toxin. This dastardly doctor is being played by none other than Nightmare on Elm Street’s Freddie Krueger, Robert Englund.

Check out this behind-the-scenes preview from Show Patrol

Glee, FOX 8/7C Tuesday October 26th

It’s time to do the Time Warp as the Glee Club perform their version of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Barry Bostwick and Meat Loaf guest star. They both starred in the original cult classic. What, no Tim Curry?

Behind the scenes of the episode here

Raising Hope, FOX  9/8C Tuesday October 26th

It’s a special one-hour episode of Fox’s newest hit comedy. The first half-hour revolves around Halloween as Jimmy offers to take the place of Sabrina’s boyfriend when he can’t attend her coworker’s Halloween party. And Virginia takes Maw-maw trick-or-treating.

Private Chefs of Beverly Hills, FOOD 9/8C Tuesday October 26th

The chefs cater a séance, where they’re asked to prepare the favorite meals of dead celebrities, in hopes of raising their spirits. 

The Middle, ABC 8/7C Wednesday October 27th

The Hecks get into the holiday mood as Frankie and Mike are invited to an adult Halloween bash in the neighborhood and Axl goes to a haunted house party. Meanwhile, Sue attends a Halloween church event.

Watch a clip

Better With You, ABC 8:30/7:30C Wednesday October 27th

Maddie’s birthday falls on Halloween and she’s afraid that like always, the holiday will steal her thunder. So Mia and Casey decide to treat her to a Halloween-free party at their new home.

Watch a clip

Modern Family, ABC 9/8C Wednesday October 27th

Claire prepares to make the house spooky for Halloween; Cameron surprisingly isn’t into Halloween because of a traumatic childhood experience.

Watch a clip

Criminal Minds cast w/ Ernie Hudson. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton/CBS

Criminal Minds, CBS 9/8C Wednesday October 27th

The BAU team tracks down a serial killer who strikes the streets of Detroit on Devil’s Night, a pre-Halloween celebration. Guest stars include Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson, Alias’ Carl Lumbly and Hill Street Blues alum Michael Warren.

Watch a preview

Cougar Town, ABC 9:30/8:30C Wednesday October 27th

Scrubs’ Ken Jenkins guest stars as Jules’ dad who’s in town looking to reconnect with his daughter. His favorite holiday is Halloween so Jules reluctantly dons a costume to help make her dad’s visit a success for once.

Watch a clip

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