A skeleton man holds a star-shaped snowflake in his right hand. He has a round skull, no eyeballs, and a wide smile resembling sutchers. He wears a black suit with white pinstripes along with a large bowtie comprising of six strips. Behind him is a black background with red lights and blue obscure shaped objects seen in a distance. Actors Isabella Pappas and Reed Horstmann stand facing each other. Pappas wears a large gray wig and dress. She holds a glowing orb in her hands as she looks over her shoulders. Horstmann wears a pumpkin costume that appears to look like it is exploding. Behind them is a table with candy and orange tablecloth.Iron Man wears red and gold armor and holds his right arm out. His palm is glowing. Behind him is a stone wall and arch.

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend Presented by State Farm®

By Andie Hagemann

From devious villains to a spooktacular drag special, this weekend is jam-packed with fantastical content. On Saturday, don’t miss Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, airing on Freeform, followed by a presentation of Iron Man on FX and the premiere of Huluween Dragstravaganza on Hulu. Watch Disney Parks decorate for Halloween with Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic, airing Sunday on Freeform, as well as a spellbinding new episode of The Villains of Valley View on Disney Channel.

A skeleton-like man wears a red Santa Claus suit and hat, both with white fur piping. Behind him is a stone fireplace with three stockings hanging from the mantle. A young boy faces the skeleton and holds a large present. He wears blue, plaid pajamas. A tall green Christmas tree is in the righthand corner of the room. It is lit with red, yellow, and green lights.

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas—Saturday, October 1, at 1:25 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform 

Attention all ghosts and ghouls because Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” kicks off with this boo-loved classic. Halloweentown’s pumpkin king Jack Skellington (voiced by Chris Sarandon) is bored with his annual routine of frightening people in the real world. However, when Jack accidentally discovers Christmastown, he plots to take over Christmas and assume the role of Santa Claus. The all-star voice cast includes Catherine O’Hara as Sally, Glenn Shadix as the Mayor, William Hickey as Dr. Finkelstein, and Ken Page as Oogie Boogie.

Disney Legend Robert Downey Jr. stands with his arms extend outward. He is surrounded with desert-like terrain with a large mountain range seen in the distance. He wears a dark blue suit with a white pinstripes, blue patterned tie, and white shirt. He also wears large sunglasses.

Iron Man—Saturday, October 1, at 2 p.m. ET/PT on FX

Billionaire and genius inventor Tony Stark (Disney Legend Robert Downey Jr.) is conducting weapons tests abroad when he’s kidnapped by terrorists. Instead of complying with their demands to build a devastating weapon, he builds an armored suit to overtake his captors. Upon returning to the United States, Stark uses the suits to fight crime as Iron Man.

Drag queen Lady Bunny holds her hands up in shock and mouth agape. She wears black gloves with blood splattered on them and a loose white blouse under a gold jumper.

Huluween Dragstravaganza (2022)—Saturday, October 1, on Hulu

Two world-famous drag superstars, Ginger Minj and Monét X Change, are trapped in the TV—and the only way out is to host a special. Jam-packed with wit and incredible looks, the show features Mo Heart, Jujubee, Manila Luzon, Lady Bunny, Jackie Beat, Selene Luna, Landon Cider, and Mario Diaz. But that’s not all! Recording artist Kesha performs, all while this amazing troupe of queens and kings takes the stage in original musical numbers, sketch comedy, and more.

A woman wears a black shirt, green work vest, and green helmet. She stands next to a cement pole adorned with a large wreath with fall leaves and orange pumpkin. Three adults stand around a tall cement pole as they hang a large fall wreath. They wear black shirts and green work vests along with green helmets. 

Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic—Sunday, October 2, on Freeform

Ever wondered how Disney Parks becomes boo-tiful? Well, this beloved special is a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney Parks transforms for the spooky season. Watch cast members add pumpkins, ghosts, and other delights to the magical destinations.

Actors Isabella Pappas, Reed Horstmann, and Mariah Iman Wilson stand facing each other. Pappas wears a large gray wig and dress. Horstmann wears a pumpkin costume that appears to look like it is exploding. Behind them is a table with candy and orange tablecloth. Wilson wears a shiny yellow-gold dress with large puffy sleeves.

The Villains of Valley View—Sunday, October 2, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel

It’s Halloween in Valley View and there’s no shortage of tricks and hijinks. Amy (Isabella Pappas) brings her mischievous body-snatching grandma to a party. Meanwhile, Vic (James Patrick Stuart) and Eva (Lucy Davis) scam kids out of their candy until they come across a villain even bigger than themselves.