[11/30/10 - 03:04 PM]
The Hub Presents Holiday Lineup Full of Family-Favorite Programs Including Two-Part Premiere of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series"
"The Haunting Hour" formally rolls out Saturday, December 25 at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c.

[via press release from The Hub]


Holiday Programming Includes: Hub Presentations of "The Christmas Toy" and "Atomic Betty: NO-L 9"; Hub Family Movie Night Films "The Muppet Christmas Carol," "The Muppets Take Manhattan" "Good Boy!" and "Larger Than Life"; Week of Holiday-Themed Series

November 30, 2010

Los Angeles, CA - The Hub, a cable TV network for kids and their families, will bring viewers a special lineup of holiday programming that the entire family can enjoy Monday, December 20 - Friday, December 31. The schedule also includes a weekend of holiday-themed festivities highlighted by the world premiere of the new Hub Original Series "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series," Saturday, December 25 (8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET).

The Hub, which rebranded from Discovery Kids on 10-10-10, is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., and is available to 60 million U.S. cable and satellite households.

The Hub begins its yuletide cheer December 20, with a series of holiday-themed episodes of its regular animated and live-action series, including "The Twisted Whiskers Show," "Honey I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show," "Family Ties," "Happy Days," "Laverne & Shirley" and "Atomic Betty." Each show brings viewers closer to the Hub holiday weekend featuring family-friendly shows kids and their parents will want to watch together.

The week culminates with a three-day holiday weekend of programming that includes two new episodes of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series," from the best-selling author and master of scary tales, R.L. Stine.

Highlights of The Hub holiday schedule follow:

Hub Special Presentation: "The Christmas Toy" (Friday, December 24, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET; encore presentation: Saturday, December 25, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. ET) Celebrate the magic of the season in this one-hour, Jim Henson Christmas special where the toys in the playroom magically come to life when people are not around.

Hub Special Presentation: "Atomic Betty: NO-L 9" (Friday, December 24, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET; encore presentation Saturday, December 25, 11 a.m. - noon ET) Atomic Betty (Tajj Isen) has to stop Maximus from turning singing planets from a forgotten constellation into ornaments for his Christmas tree.

A special Hub holiday-themed episode of "Hubworld" (Friday, December 24, 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET) The Hub presents a special holiday-themed episode of the weekly, live-action pop culture magazine show "Hubworld," that infuses what's happening in the life of everyday kids with what's happening on The Hub. Actor-magician Justin Willman hosts.

A special holiday-themed episode of "Family Game Night" (Friday, December 24, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. ET) The Hub presents a special holiday-themed episode of the new live-action series "Family Game Night," featuring your favorite Hasbro board games that become larger-than-life experiences where families compete for cash and prizes!

Hub Family Movie Night: "Muppets Christmas Carol" (Friday, December 24, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET; encore presentation Saturday, December 25, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET) The Muppets take on the Dickens classic about the miserly Scrooge (Michael Caine) learning the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

"The Adventures of Chuck & Friends" (Friday, December 24, 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. ET; encore presentation Saturday, December 25, 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. ET) A new holiday-themed episode of the animated series "The Adventures of Chuck & Friends."

Hub Original Series Premiere: "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" (Saturday, December 25, 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET; encore presentations Saturday, December 25, midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET) Anthological storytelling returns to television in this half-hour live-action children's series, based on the works of best-selling author and master of scary tales, R.L. Stine. The Hub will premiere two new episodes "A Creature Was Stirring" (8 p.m.) and "The Dead Body" (8:30 p.m. ET.)

Hub Family Movie Night: "Muppets Take Manhattan" (Saturday, December 25, 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET; encore presentation Sunday, December 26, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET) Kermit, Fozzie Bear and the entire cast of Kermit's musical Manhattan Melodies head for the Big Apple with plans to turn their small play into a big hit!

Hub Family Movie Night: "Larger Than Life" (Sunday, December 26, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET; encore presentation Sunday, December 26 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET) Jack Corcoran (Bill Murray) is left an Elephant in his father's will and has to get the animal from the East Coast to California in just 5 days so he does not miss his big speaking engagement.

Hub Family Movie Night: "Good Boy!" (Friday, December 31, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET; encore presentation Saturday, January 1, 2011, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET) A canine agent, Hubble (Matthew Broderick), from the star Sirius has been sent to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the Planet Earth. Starring Molly Shannon, Kevin Nealon, and Cheech Marin.

Additional Hub holiday programming includes: (All time ET)

"The Wonder Years" (Monday, December 20, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; Tuesday, December 21, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; Wednesday, December 22, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; Thursday, December 23, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Thursday, December 30, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)

"Happy Days" - (Monday, December 20, 10:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.; Tuesday, December 21, 10 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.; Wednesday, December 22, 10 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.)

"Laverne & Shirley" - (Tuesday, December 21, 11 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.; Wednesday, December 22, 11 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. and Thursday, December 30, 11 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.)

"Pictureka!" - (Wednesday, December 22, 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Thursday, December 23, 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday, December 24, 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

"Family Ties" - (Wednesday, December 22, 8 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Thursday, December 23, 8 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)

"Doogie Howser, M.D." - (Wednesday, December 22, 9:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.)

"Fraggle Rock" - (Wednesday, December 24, 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.)

"Atomic Betty" - (Friday, December 24, 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.)

"Honey I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Series" - (Saturday, December 25, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

"The Adventures of Chuck & Friends" - (Monday, December 27, 9 a.m. - 1p.m.)

"The Twisted Whiskers Show" - (Monday, December 27, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

"The WotWots" - (Tuesday, December 28, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

"My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" - (Tuesday, December 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

"Animal Mechanicals" - (Wednesday, December 29, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

"Pound Puppies" - (Wednesday, December 29, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

"Dennis and Gnasher" - (Thursday, December 30, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

"G.I. Joe Renegades" Marathon - (Thursday, December 30, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

"Cosmic Quantum Ray" - (Friday, December 31, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

"Hub Exclusive: "G.I. Joe Renegades" and 'Transformers: Prime'" - (Friday, December 31, 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

"Transformers Prime" Marathon - A Hub Original Series:

"Transformers Prime"- Part 1 of "Darkness Rising" (Friday, December 31, 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

"Transformers Prime" - Part 2 of "Darkness Rising" (Friday, December 31, 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

"Transformers Prime" - Part 3 of "Darkness Rising" (Friday, December 31, 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.)

"Transformers Prime" - Part 4 of "Darkness Rising" (Friday, December 31, 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

"Transformers Prime"- Part 5 of "Darkness Rising" (Friday, December 31, 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

In addition to great holiday programming, The Hub will host a special "Naughty or Nice" contest on Saturday, December 25, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET. Children can vote online beginning Monday, December 6 for their picks of The Hub's naughtiest and nicest animated characters. The top two winners from each category will be featured on The Hub. For additional contest information and to vote for your favorite characters, visit www.hubworld.com/vote

The Hub

The Hub is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc., (NYSE: HAS) with a goal of entertaining, enlightening, empowering and educating children and their families. The cable and satellite television network features original programming as well as content from Discovery's library of award-winning children's educational programming; from Hasbro's rich portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years; and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub lineup includes animated and live-action series, specials and game shows, and the network extends its content through a robust and engaging online presence at www.hubworld.com. The Hub rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and reaches approximately 60 million U.S. households. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

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[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
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