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WB Goes Spooky for Halloween

The WB Television Network will pre-empt its regular Friday-night sitcom lineup Oct. 24 in favor of its first-ever original Halloween lineup, featuring A Scooby-Doo Halloween
, Bugs Bunny’s Howl-oween Special
and The WB’s Outrageous Halloween Outtakes
.

A Scooby-Doo Halloween at 8 p.m. and the Bugs Bunny
special at 8:30 p.m. were both produced by Warner Bros. Animation, with the Howl-oween
special featuring Hanna-Barbera Inc. characters.

Anthony Anderson of The WB’s All About the Andersons
will host the outtake special at 9 p.m., featuring clips from The Exorcist
, The Howling
, Young Frankenstein
and The X-Files
.

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.