Thursday's TV Highlights: 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'

Thursday's TV Highlights: 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'
The Peanuts gang is back in "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" on ABC. (United Features Syndicate / CBS)

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Saturday Night Live This prime-time outing features a compilation of Halloween-themed sketches. 8 p.m. NBC

The Returned The dearly departed mysteriously reappear as if nothing had happened to them in this supernatural French import. 9 p.m. Sundance

Ghost Adventures Transylvania, home of the fictional Count Dracula and the historical Vlad the Impaler, is the next stop for this spook-seeking series. 9 p.m. Travel


It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown The Peanuts gang does Halloween in this animated classic. 8 p.m. ABC

Secrets of the Tower of London Get a guided tour of the Thames' most imposing edifice in this encore special. 9 p.m. KOCE


The Pit and the Pendulum An eight-film marathon of fright-fests featuring Vincent Price gets underway with this 1961 adaptation of the Edgar Allen Poe terror tale. 5 p.m. TCM


CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Kendra Wilkinson. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Celebrating Halloween. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Jack Osbourne ("Dancing With the Stars"); Ann Coulter; Jerry Ferrara ("Last Vegas"); Stan Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Guy Fieri. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Ian Ziering ("Sharknado"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Mario Cantone; Theresa Caputo; Jeff Ross; Audra Kunkle. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Peter Pan-themed show; Michael Weatherly, Billy Gardell and Reno Wilson; chef Anne Burrell. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show A Halloween event. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show What body shape says about health; vitamins; blood clots. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil Online dating deceptions. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Katie Bette Midler; the Count ("Sesame Street"); the Broadway cast of "Wicked" performs. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Alison Sweeney ("The Biggest Loser"). (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors Weight loss; sugar-free candy. (N) 5 p.m. KCAL

The Arsenio Hall Show A Halloween surprise. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Mary Steenburgen; George Wallace. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Daily Show Mark Fainaru-Wada. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Dan Levy; Fortune Feimster; Loni Love; Kat Dennings. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Rachel McAdams; Norman Reedus. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Author Bill Bryson. (N) 11:31 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Matthew McConaughey; Eli Roth; The Fray performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Harrison Ford; Holy Ghost! performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Mindy Kaling; Josh Malina; Rob Zombie performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Kerry Washington; Jason Schwartzman; Flynn McGarry; Amel Larrieux performs with The Roots. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Ben Kingsley; author Anne Rice. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call Playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa; Pierce the Veil performs. (N) 1:36 a.m. KNBC


Baseball If necessary, the St. Louis Cardinals will play the Boston Red Sox in a seventh and deciding game of the 2013 World Series. 4:30 p.m. Fox