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Haloween viewing on DStv and we explore 4 picks for everyone in the family

Halloween comes up at the end of this month. People dress up as different characters from movies and books and go round ‘trick-or-treat-ing’ their neighbors. Kids want sweets and candy while for the adults, it is an excuse to dress up and have a party. Whether or not you’ll be playing dress up, DStv has you covered. Here are 4 picks to keep you glued to your screens all day long.

  1. Halloween Wars

What is it about?

Five teams of cake decorators, candy makers and amazing pumpkin carvers will unite to prove they are the best, walk home with a big cash prize and scare our pants off with some of the most amazing horror tales — all made from cake, candy and pumpkins. Grab onto someone you love, and bring your appetite 'cause the cold night of Halloween is about to get heated up.

Who should watch it?

Foodies, creatives and artists.

 

Halloween Rating

Mild.

 

Watch Halloween Wars at 3:00 on Food Network DStv channel 175

  1. Haunted History

 

What is it about?

America is often haunted by its past, which explains why ghost stories have always been an integral part of this nation’s oral history. Viewers will visit some of the darkest, scariest corners of the country—from the battlefields of Gettysburg to the exact spot of the Salem Witch Trials. Each episode will flash back to horrific events that transpired at these locations, while speaking with local historians and authorities on present day paranormal activity.

Who should watch it?

Historians, intellectuals and sci-fi fans.

 

Halloween Rating

High.

 

Watch Haunted History at 17:00 on the History channel DStv channel 186

  1. Vampire Academy

What is it about?

Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.

Who should watch it?

Those who want a laugh, it’s a comedy after all! But it does have elements of action and fantasy.

 

Halloween Rating

Moderate.

 

Watch Vampire Academy at 14:155 on M-Net Movies Comedy DStv channel 104

  1. Bewitched

What is it about?

Jack Wyatt (Will Ferrell) is an egotistical movie star going through a bad patch. In an attempt to revive his career he agrees to star as the husband Darrin in a revival of the classic 1960s television sitcom Bewitched. He sets out to find an actress to play the key role of Samantha, the cute housewife witch. Isabel Bigelow (Nicole Kidman) is a real witch tired of using her bag of tricks to get through life.

Who should watch it?

Romantics that love a heartwarming story with some fairy dust of magic.

 

Halloween Rating

Moderate.

 

Watch Bewitched at 16:30 on M-Net Movies Romance DStv channel 107

 

By Isabella Akinseye