Weekend TV Watch List: October 26 – 27
Metro’s weekend TV breakdown.
CLASSIC HALLOWEEN FLICK. It would not be Halloween if we didn’t watch “Hocus Pocus,” which is indisputably the very best Halloween movie for kids that still holds up in adulthood, of all time. No, seriously, try to dispute it. You can’t — it rules. ABC Family is playing it twice this weekend (we’ll probably watch it both times) tonight and Sunday night (9 p.m.).
Saturday, 10 p.m., ABCFAM
SCARY MOVIE. For us, it’s all horror, all weekend. Our scary movie binge will definitely include AMC’s “Fear Fest” screening of “The Omen” (the original Gregory Peck version, not the watered-down Julia Styles redux), which is one of the most chilling movies about an evil child of all time. Kids are creepy anyway.
Saturday, 10 p.m., AMC
‘Witches of East End’
DRAMA. Speaking of Halloween-y things, this new series about a family of witchy women attempting to keep their true identities under wraps in small town suburbia is surprisingly well-done, and not a little creepy. Plus, tonight’s episode stars a very-ripped Freddie Prinze Jr., looking better than he did in the “She’s All That” days. Well done, sir.
Sunday, 10 p.m., LIFE