[02/27/13 - 10:25 AM]
Bindi Irwin Comes Back to the Jungle in "Return to Nim's Island" on Walden Family Theater, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere March 15
The project is the first in a new series of family movies created by Walmart, P&G, Walden Media and Arc Entertainment to air exclusively on Hallmark Channel.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]


"Walmart and P&G present Walden Family Theater" kicks off with 'Return to Nim's Island' the first in a new series of family movies created by Walmart, P&G, Walden Media, and Arc Entertainment, to air exclusively on Hallmark Channel

Based on the Novel Nim at Sea by Australian Author Wendy Orr; Matthew Lillard, Toby Wallace and Nathan Derrick Co-Star in the Sequel to 'Nim's Island'

Emmy(R) award-winning wildlife enthusiast Bindi Irwin ("Nim's Island," "Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove") returns as Nim, a brave young heroine determined to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, in "Return to Nim's Island," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Friday, March 15 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). "Return to Nim's Island" kicks off Hallmark Channel's new appointment viewing franchise, "Walmart and P&G present Walden Family Theater," created by Walmart, P&G, award-winning family entertainment producer, Walden Media, and fast-growing independent studio, ARC Entertainment. Starring alongside Irwin are Matthew Lillard ("The Descendants," "Scream"), Toby Wallace ("Neighbours") and Nathan Derrick ("Neighbours") in the sequel to the family action-adventure box office hit, "Nim's Island" and based on the Novel Nim at Sea by Australian Author Wendy Orr.

When Nim (Irwin) and her father Jack (Lillard) discover that resort developers plan to buy Nim's Island, they know they must protect the endangered wildlife that inhabit it. Nim embarks on an adventure that pits her and her animal allies against resort developers and animal poachers. With such strong opposing forces working against her in this adventure, Nim realizes she can't depend on her animal cohorts alone and relies on her first human friend, Edmund (Wallace), to help save her home. Together with Jack's intern, Felix (Derrick), Nim and Edmund work together to try and defeat the developers and save the beloved island and its endangered species.

"Return to Nim's Island" is a Mazur Kaplan Company / Pictures in Paradise Production presented by Arc Entertainment, Walden Media, WalMart and Procter & Gamble. Louis J. Grieci III, Clint McClain, Janet M. Morrison, Aaron Tucker, Jim Bechtold, Trevor Drinkwater, Brad Liebow and Brian Wells are executive producers. Paula Mazur, Chris Brown and Tom Hoffie are the producers. Brendan Maher directed from a script by Cathy Randall. Based on the novel Nim at Sea by Australian author Wendy Orr.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of over 87 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies and specials, as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, Frasier, Little House on the Prairie, and Happy Days. The channel is also home to a range of lifestyle programming, anchored by Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot, and Marie, a one-hour talk show hosted by iconic entertainer, Marie Osmond. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.

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[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of "Girl Meets World"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in January with season three scheduled to premiere in spring 2016.

[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
The 10-episode series will launch on Friday, February 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
American Hero and Fan Favorite Alek Skarlatos to Join "Dancing With The Stars: Live! -- Dance All Night Tour"
Skarlatos made headlines around the world in August 2015 when he and his friends heroically overpowered a man that opened fire on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
Gwen Stefani and Sia to Perform on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Telecasts of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Sia will perform the single "Alive" from her upcoming album "This Is Acting" while Stefani will sing her current single "Used to Love You."

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
New Debut Date for "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The exclusive HBO presentation is now slated to debut Monday, December 14.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/24/15 - 04:45 PM]
Video: First Promo for "Grease: Live" to Air During "Scream Queens" Tonight
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[11/24/15 - 02:44 PM]
Michigan State at Ohio State: Highest-Rated Game of Season across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:40 PM]
The CW Extends "The Flash/Arrow" Crossover by Four Minutes
Lead outs "iZombie" and "Supernatural" will air in their entirety following said event.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.